Cornell & Diehl Big Ben

A skillful blend of the finest Virginia ribbon, latakia, rough cut burley and unsweetened black cavendish provide the ultimate in natural English blends.
Notes: This was an Amar Blends Co. mixture. Cornell & Diehl bought the rights of all their old recipes.


Brand Cornell & Diehl
Blended By Amar Blends Co.
Manufactured By Cornell & Diehl
Blend Type English
Contents Black Cavendish, Burley, Latakia, Virginia
Cut Ribbon
Packaging Bulk
Country United States
Production No longer in production


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

Average Rating

3.50 / 4





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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Sep 13, 2010 Medium Very Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable
Another high-quality American English from Cornell & Diehl. I can't tell if the subtle sweetness is due to some very small amount of top coat or just the blending magic of C&D. As other reviewers have commented, C&D are experts in burley blends. Although there is some light Virginia present, I detect the signature burley more than the Virginia.

This blend is somewhat like "Old College" from the same tobacco team, but with less latakia. For that reason, I slightly prefer it over Big Ben. Here, the latakia is not a significant player, but it is present throughout the smoke. Relaxing and satisfying, Big Ben is a winner.

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