Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) Special Dublin Light

A blend of light Virginia, light burley and mild black cavendish.
Notes: Due to the new EU laws, this is now called Special Dublin Light.


Brand Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG)
Blended By Orlik Tobacco Company A S
Manufactured By Scandinavian Tobacco Group
Blend Type
Contents Black Cavendish, Burley, Virginia
Cut Ribbon
Packaging 40 grams pouch
Country Denmark
Production Currently available


Extremely Mild -> Overwhelming
Mild to Medium
None Detected -> Extra Strong
Room Note
Unnoticeable -> Overwhelming
Mild to Medium
Extremely Mild (Flat) -> Overwhelming

Average Rating

2.50 / 4





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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Jun 13, 2005 Mild Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Tolerable
Has been my everyday tobacco for about two months now...would characterize it pretty much like it says on the package, i.e. " a light & modern blend...". Upon opening the package one finds a nicely cut tobacco with equal amounts of light and dark colours, very pretty actually to my eyes :-)The scent on the other hand is less appealing as the flavouring comes through quite sharply. The tobacco is easily managed when packing and lighting as moisture content is medium and due to the fine cut. Smoking the tobacco: the first 1/3 of the pipe is a pleasant mix of burley, mild virginia and of course the whisky flavouring which is much nicer smoked than the pouch aroma. Then the flavouring starts to dissapear, and the rest of the pipe makes a progression from the more light and sweet virginia dominating into something dark and nutty which i believe to be the burley- correct me if i am wrong 🙂 I have never gotten tongue bite from this tobacco, and most of the time it smokes right down to the bottom wothout much hassle, leaving the pipe nice and dry. In Denmark, this is a readily available drug store tobacco in the cheaper pricerange, and perhaps this is why noone has bothered to review it so far...nevertheless I think it's adecent quality allround tobacco, which encompasses most of what I like in pipe smoking. Oh, there is one drawback: I do a lot of outdoors work, and the fine cut doesn't stand up to windy conditions very well he I opt sometimes for Orlik Golden Sliced, or Yellow Capstan, both with the more slow-burning flake cut
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
May 07, 2016 Mild Very Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant
Sweet Dublin - Light/White.

This is one of those blends where I find myself enjoying it at first but then I become a bit bored with it. I don't think it's horrible, but neither do I think it's something great.

The mixture inside the pouch scores an immediate thumbs-up concerning the moisture: impeccable! The contents appear to be mainly Burley and Virginia; it's prominently a medium brown in colour with the Black Cavendish looking to have been added very sporadically. The nose from the pouch isn't 'strongly' aromatic; the whiskey is easy to smell but it's not very heavy.

Firstly, as I said, I enjoy it for the initial part of the smoke; I like the weight of the added flavour as it gives a gentle whisky note, but it's not too alcoholic tasting. Aside from the whisky flavour, I like the taste of the tobacco's; they're of a nice balance, with only a little sweetness as there's not a tank load of Black Cav' in there. The hierarchy of the tobacco's run as so on my palate: Burley first, Virginia second, and Black Cav' last. To me, the nicotine's quite mild with it having to be strained to become anywhere near medium.

Sweet Dublin Light is quite a decent enough blend, but it becomes a touch laborious after awhile to me.

Two Stars.
Pipe Used: Levent Meer'
PurchasedFrom: The Danish Pipe Shop
Age When Smoked: Three months
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