The Country Squire Tobacconist Figgy Pudding

This full-bodied aromatic will please those with a sweet tooth, as well as those non-aromatic smokers that enjoy an occasional treat. Subtly flavored black cavendish pairs with a variety of Virginia and Burley tobaccos to create this one-of-a-kind Christmas smoke!


Brand The Country Squire Tobacconist
Series Aromatic
Blended By Jon David Cole/Caleb Crawford
Manufactured By The Country Squire
Blend Type Aromatic
Contents Black Cavendish, Burley, Virginia
Flavoring Alcohol / Liquor, Figs, Fruit / Citrus
Cut Ribbon
Packaging Bulk
Country United States
Production Currently available


Extremely Mild -> Overwhelming
None Detected -> Extra Strong
Room Note
Very Pleasant
Unnoticeable -> Overwhelming
Extremely Mild (Flat) -> Overwhelming

Average Rating

3.43 / 4





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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Dec 31, 2020 Mild Medium Mild Very Pleasant
Only available around the holidays, Figgy Pudding is a Holiday treat.

It's a ribbon cut that packs well and the notes of fruit and booze mix well with the tobacco to provide a special treat. The roomnote is nice and will get compliments from those around you. It burns well and produces little moisture. Requires normal amount of relights.
Pipe Used: various
PurchasedFrom: The Country Squire
Age When Smoked: fresh from bag 2020
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Mar 11, 2021 Extremely Mild Strong Full Very Pleasant
We want some Figgy Pudding so please bring it right here. A seasonal blend offered from the good folks at The Country Squire Tobacconist. I’ve never have actually eaten figgy pudding but if the subject mixture is any indication of the taste, I need to.

This mix is a very tasty combination of black infused Cavendish, Virginias and assorted Burleys. The casings and flavorings applied present a rich smoking experience that is really quite enjoyable. Primarily course-cut in its structure but there are few dainty ribbons of Virginia that are present.

The pouch note on this blend is big and exquisite. My nose danced in the delightful joy with the perfume of warm, heavy dark chocolate and liquored type essences. You don’t get much of the natural flair of the base tobaccos that are within but that does not detract by any means. Figgy Pudding smells simply yummy.

As with aromatics, I tend to judge based upon the overall package and the trueness of the lasting flavor. I will say Figgy Pudding is representative of the assorted aromatics that I have thus far sampled from The Country Squire. Namely, the flavors lasts until the very last of the bowl; very consistently. Most aromatics, in my opinion, come out of the gate strong and quickly taper off to a state of sheer boredom. Not the products from Country Squire, so I always recommend the mass of aro zealots to give the blends made down in Jackson, MS are fair try.

The overall Figgy Pudding’s character is a wonderfully sweet and lively. The dominant body registered was a chocolaty-vanilla cocoa note with subtle overtones of caramel, marshmallow type sweetness; smore-ish in one respect. There is, most definitely, an undertone of alcohol, bourbon I suspect, that adds a tad bit of spiciness.

Figgy Pudding also offers a nice meld of fruity accents, reminiscent of plums and cherry. Frankly, this blend reminds me of the beloved Christmas cordial candies that I loved as a young boy. Unquestionably the celebration of assorted flavorings ride herd on the essential taste, however, one occasionally finds a nice register of woody-nut Burley and light snip of deep grassy Virginia; red varietal perhaps?

It is a very moist product, therefore, ample drying time must be applied or you will end up with a goopy mess in the bottom of your pipe. With the appropriate level of moisture the tobacco pack nicely in the bowl. The burn was relatively cool for an aromatic. I experienced no bite or the over-burnt nastiness that aromatics tend to have. The smoke produced is lovely and carries a very pleasant fragrant room note; all very likable attributes.

This blend comes around once a year at holiday time. When I purchased this, Country Squire was limited to selling only a couple ounces at a time. Hopefully the ounce that I have remaining will last until next November. Grab yourself an ounce or two to enliven your seasonal bliss. It’s a true treat.
Pipe Used: Briar
PurchasedFrom: The Country Squire Tobacconist
Age When Smoked: Fresh to 3 months
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Feb 02, 2023 Extremely Mild Strong Very Mild Very Pleasant
My second go at this one. As for as aromatic blends go, nothing special. Typical pure vanilla extract forward flavored Green River Black Cavendish. It permeates the blend and room note. If smoked carefully, and with attention, one can get a taste almost like spice cake with a vanilla cream cheese frosting. As with many tobacco blends (especially aeros) taste is subjective to blend description. They tell you it's fruit tutty yummy and that's what you'll taste eight times out of ten. I like to have my flat mate pick out random blends without telling me what they are. In a blind taste test things get really interesting. Laissez bon temps roulette
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Dec 11, 2023 Very Mild Strong Mild Very Pleasant
My review is from Figgy Pudding, at least two years old. I'm not sure this is the best version of the tobacco to be reviewed, but it is the one I have access to. As always, the tobacco that the Country Squire uses is top-notch. Smells heavily of fruit notes and some alcohol.

An excellent ribbon cut aromatic, but it may be too aromatic for me. My preference is something a little bit more on the drier side. My issue isn't with the quality of the tobacco to blend but my preference for less topped aromatics.

This blend is a fun one because of the seasonal nature of the blend.
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