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A mix of Virginia tobaccos, fragrant burley, and black cavendish combine in Chacom's #2 blend. A subtle, yet flavorful topping of sweet vanilla and yellow plum is then added, creating a pleasant smoke and aroma.

BrandChacom
Blended ByJeremy Reeves
Manufactured ByCornell & Diehl
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBlack Cavendish, Burley, Virginia
FlavoringPlum, Vanilla
CutRibbon
Packaging50 grams Tin
CountryUS
ProductionCurrently available
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Strength
Mild, Medium
Flavoring
Mild, Mild to Medium
Taste
Mild to Medium, Medium to Full
Room Note
Very Pleasant, Pleasant
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ScienceSmoker Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
ScienceSmoker (60)
★★★☆
Medium Mild to Medium Medium to Full Pleasant

I can immediately smell a deliciously sweet and fruity plum tin note here. There are other reviews I've seen that claim to only barely detect the plum... but I can definitely smell it when I open this tin. And it's a natural sweetness and fruitiness, as opposed to the artificial sweetness/flavors that some aromatics have. It really smells great, much like Solani's Festival, but more "natural" and, frankly, better.

When first lit, that fruity plum flavor is there as well, along with the Burley and Virginia. It's not overly topped like some aromatics. There's a natural vanilla bean flavor as well, and some light Virginia grassy and dark fruity notes. Also, I don't know exactly what it is, but there is a sweet "spice rack" sort of taste. It's sort of cinnamon-y and spice-like... and I think it may be the result of the vanilla bean flavor mixing with the nutty, woody Burley. It's very pleasant and natural. There's a lot going on. The topping flavors mix with the tobacco's natural flavors really well. And through it all, that nice dried fruit/plum taste is still there. It's only slightly moist right out of the tin, doesn't need too much drying. It's on the short list of my favorite aromatics now. And though I usually don't smoke many aromatics... this blend may change that. I'm going to be buying more of this stuff.

Bottom Line: This is a lightly-topped aromatic. Really more of a nicely sweet, fruity Burley-based blend. Recommended.

Pipe Used: Savinelli Giubileo d'Oro Sandblasted

Age When Smoked: New

Purchased From: SmokingPipes.com

Similar Blends: Solani 333 Festival.

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Mikaszcz Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Mikaszcz (10)
★★★★
Mild Mild Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

Sublime odeur de prune ou pruneau alcoolisé à l’ouverture de la boîte. On se laisse tant séduire par les arômes de sucre qu’on en mangerait presque. La fumée est douce, presque délicate. L’arome en bouche touche plus aux fruits secs et vanille qu’à la prune que nous avions au nez à l’ouverture. Un superbe tabac saucé légèrement qui laisse les brins s’exprimer au fumage. Un gros succès de chacom

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