|Reviewed By||Date||Rating||Strength||Flavoring||Taste||Room Note|
|StevieB (1980)||Mild to Medium||Very Strong||Medium||Pleasant to Tolerable|
Gawith Hoggarth - Kendal Mixed Shag Menthol.
Now, I reviewed G.H. Kendal GOLD Menthol a short while back and I almost despised it. This one, aside from the addition of Burley, is virtually the same.
Regarding the mix, it's the same as Kendal Gold Menthol initially: a fine shag, decent moisture, and light brown. Oh, and it stinks of menthol.
Onto the smoking quality: in all fairness the Burley adds a slight depth to the flavour profile, but this is pointless to me, the menthol just obliterates the Burley having any chance to gain appreciation: it's too strong by a mile.
Also, the smoke seems way too cold, but at least it bites none; not that a numb tongue would feel a bite!
I'm glad I smoked this at the beginning of the day; I've got lots of time to rid my palate of it..... I need a rich Balkan LOL!
Pipe Used: Altinok Lee Van Cleef Meer'
Age When Smoked: New
Purchased From: Black Swan
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