Dan Tobacco The Mallard Flake Plus Perique

(3.60)
From the DanPipe website: As a smooth, palatable Virginia Ready Rubbed Flake, The Mallard has found many friends since its introduction in 2007. Now we have added a good pinch of perique to the composition of Zambia and Mysore and pressed this tobacco into a flake. Note: Introduced in November 2020.

Details

Brand Dan Tobacco
Blended By Dan Tobacco
Manufactured By Dan Tobacco Manufacturing (DTM)
Blend Type Virginia/Perique
Contents Perique, Virginia
Flavoring
Cut Flake
Packaging 50 grams tin, 250 grams bulk
Country Germany
Production Currently available

Profile

Strength
Mild to Medium
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Extremely Mild -> Overwhelming
Flavoring
None Detected
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
None Detected -> Extra Strong
Room Note
Pleasant to Tolerable
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unnoticeable -> Overwhelming
Taste
Medium
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Extremely Mild (Flat) -> Overwhelming

Average Rating

3.60 / 4
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Feb 03, 2023 Mild to Medium Extremely Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable
The gold and brown Virginias provide a fair amount of tart and tangy citrus, grass, bread, sugar, some floralness, vegetation, mild tart lemon, wood, earth, smoke, peat, spice, and a touch of honey. They are the lead components. The perique offers some pepper, earth, wood, plums, light raisins and figs. It’s almost a supporting player, and gets slightly more obvious after the half way point. The honey casing very lightly tones down the tobaccos. The strength, nic-hit and taste are step shy of medium. The taste barely reaches that mark. Won’t bite or get harsh. Has a few minute rough notes. The easily broken apart flakes are mildly moist, and need no dry time. Burns cool, clean, and slow with a mostly consistent fruity, sugary, moderately peppery, lightly floral flavor that extends to mildly lingering, pleasant after taste. The room note is a notch stronger. Leaves little dampness in the bowl, and requires an average number of relights. Three and a half stars out of four.

-JimInks
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Mar 29, 2021 Mild None Detected Mild to Medium Tolerable
Presentation: In classic Dan Tobacco fashion, the flakes are stuck on top each other, making it nearly impossible to pick a single one up. Brown to golden in colour, with a few darker specs. The tin note is primarily of sour, fermented perique, tingling the nose along with some dates. There is also some hay and citrus from the virginias.

Flavour: The perique is moderately spicy, with a little fermentation and far less dates and prune. The virginias offer a fair amount of honey, hay, some citrus sweetness and minor earth and wood notes. They also have a tangy aspect, but it is rather constrained. I also get some sort of herb, probably thyme. Overall the taste is consistent and mild to medium in strength. The perique is in the background, always noticeable, playing off the virginia sweetness. It is not complex, but it has no dull moments and it doesn't get boring.

Burn: The flakes come in good humidity and their brittle nature makes them easy to fold or rub out. No need for drying time. They light up fairly easily and it requires minimal relights. There is no tongue bite, even if pushed, but you will feel a tingle while doing so. It burns slowly and rather cool to a white ash, with very little moisture left behind. It is just a hair above mild in nicotine. Can be an all day smoke, certainly repeatable.
PurchasedFrom: danpipe.de
Age When Smoked: 3 months after production
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Sep 03, 2022 Medium None Detected Medium to Full Tolerable
I had heard great things about this blend and it didn't quite live up to the expectations. In any case, it remains a very enjoyable VaPer, with an emphasis on the Va part. Presentation could be better, as all the flakes are stuck together.
Age When Smoked: New, aged
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Dec 15, 2023 Mild to Medium None Detected Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable
Good moisture content right from the tin; smokes cool and steady with little condensation ad few relights; I prefer more of a Perique influence
Pipe Used: charatan
PurchasedFrom: tobaccopipes.com
Age When Smoked: fresh
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