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Ole Shenandoah Bootleged is a welcome addition to this series of wonderfully aromatic, bit-free pipe tobaccos. Soft, nutty burleys are blended with a good portion of silky black cavendish and accented by the addition of some lemon Virginia. The superb aroma comes from a not too sweet blend of subtle fruit and warm confectionery favors- relax and enjoy!

BrandOle Shenandoah
Blended ByScandinavian Tobacco Group
Manufactured ByLane Ltd.
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBlack Cavendish, Burley, Virginia
FlavoringFruit / Citrus, Sweet / Sugar
CutRibbon
Packaging1.76 Tin
CountryUS
ProductionCurrently available
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Mild
Flavoring
Mild to Medium
Taste
Medium
Room Note
Very Pleasant
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Pipestud Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Pipestud (1825)
★★★☆
Very Mild Very Mild Very Mild Very Pleasant

I had fun tasting all of the Ole Shenandoa blends (easily gotten at pipesandcigars.com). They have great tin art and really nicely put together aromatics with crisp, tobacco taste, yet with aromatic agents that are not too sweet. Bootlegged has some nice Virginia blended in that makes the taste more round than you'd normally expect from a tobacco that also caters to the Black Cavendish fruit misted crowd. Easy on the palate.

1 person found this review helpful.

Mike W. Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Mike W. (7)
★★★☆
Mild Mild Mild Pleasant

After 69 years of smoking I really no more care about what the tin smells like or how the tobacco looks as long as it is not too moist and only smoke aros so I don't have to go outside and freeze. I found this to be a very tolerable aromatic with a decent flavor albeit very mild but what I especially like is the way it stays lit even if you have to set it down for a few minutes which is great for a sitter pipe. Will probably become one of my regular in the house blends for winter.

Pipe Used: Peterson B11 sitter and Peterson Oom Paul sitter.

Age When Smoked: new

Purchased From: P&C

1 person found this review helpful.

Bbrown626 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Bbrown626 (79)
★★★★
Mild Mild to Medium Mild Very Pleasant

I found this blend to be a pleasant alternative to Barrel 76, similar, but with enough fruit overtones to make it unique. Smoked well right out of the tin with few relights. Like 76, no bite. I will keep this in my rotation with 76 as both have something to offer and though similar they are differant!

Age When Smoked: New

Purchased From: Pipes and Cigars.com

Similar Blends: Barrel 76.

1 person found this review helpful.

natibo Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
natibo (155)
★★★☆
Mild Medium to Strong Medium Very Pleasant

I was given a tin of this and was not expecting much. Well, comtempt prior to investigation never works out well. This is a good blend. It's fruity and cherry but not overwhelming at all. I had to add some five brothers to up the nicotine. Otherwise, this is a good blend!

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KrzysD Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
KrzysD (12)
★★★☆
Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Medium Pleasant

I finding myself going back to this tin more often then I thought I would when I first opened it. The blend is not world changing in any way but that l think is what keep s calling to me it's a little sweet a ,little fruity with enough nicotine to satisfy. It's just a comfortable smoke.

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Der Pfeifenraucher Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Der Pfeifenraucher (57)
★★★☆
Very Mild Strong Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

I don't know, I guess I'm just not a fruity tobacco kind of guy. I really want to find a good cherry blend but it seems every single one has let me down. Component tobaccos are very good to excellent here, a lot of Cavendish, some burley and a little Virginia just for fun. Shag cut with a little more moisture in the tin than optimal but enjoyable as is. The bowl loads and lights well, smokes well with a consistent mellow cherry flavor to the dregs. It's more of a cherry pastry flavor without the acrid "sharpness" of some other cherry blends. Not much nicotine to be had, of course, but this allows pursuit of simultaneous endeavors if you feel inclined. I ended up blending the end of this tin with some Golden Extra and MM Missouri Pride all in equal parts. Two burleys and one Cavendish with the cherry in it. This further mellowed the cherry flavor and added a lot of burley nut and N in what turned out to be an excellent puff.

Pipe Used: cob

Age When Smoked: 0-2 months

Purchased From: pandcdotcom

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Holy Smokes! Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Holy Smokes! (6)
★☆☆☆
Mild Medium Medium Strong

Tin note is cherry cough medicine. Room note is cherry cough medicine. Taste is not far from cherry cough medicine.

Someday, the Robotrippers of this generation may find this pleasing, and will travel back to the days of yore, when they abused cough medicine and went on epic adventures, but I simply am disappointed. I really enjoy Barrel No. 76. I can't finish this tin of Bootlegged. I'll probably pass it on to somebody else.

Age When Smoked: New

Purchased From: pipesandcigars.com

Similar Blends: Robotussin.

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