Brookfield Black Bourbon (No. 4)

Hand picked Virginias and burleys united to produce a traditional, American blend. Laced with a dash of straight bourbon whiskey.
Notes: Due to EU regulations, this is now sold in those countries as "No. 4".


Brand Brookfield
Blended By Poschl Tabak
Manufactured By  
Blend Type American
Contents Burley, Virginia
Flavoring Bourbon
Cut Broken Flake
Packaging 50 grams pouch, 200 grams tin
Country Germany
Production Currently available


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

Average Rating

3.00 / 4





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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Jun 14, 2016 Medium Mild to Medium Medium Pleasant to Tolerable
Brookfield - Black Bourbon.

It can be called Ready Rubbed, Broken Flake, or Ribbons, the best description I could give is it's a medium cut and ready to be smoked! I've had this cellared for a few months, and despite the fact the pouch hasn't split, and the seal's not broken, it's too dry; smokeable, but I'd like more moisture. The aroma from the pouch has an undeniable whiskiness to it, and forgetting about the dryness, it's not all bad:

The whisky's of the strength I thought it was going to be from the pouch-note: easy to identify, yet there's not too much. Mind you, it seems a touch stronger at the beginning of the bowl. Along with the bourbon there's a superb Burley flavour- this is far stronger than the Virginia's grassy tones. I'd say the nicotine's smack on medium, an all day strength.

That's a few of the better points, now I'll highlight a few of the bad points: it burns way to hot, coupled with the speed it makes it quite unpleasant. Tongue bite now, it can be mischievous where that's concerned, unless careful measures are taken! And finally the room note isn't my cup of tea at all: simply boring.

This isn't all bad, the Burley's nice, but that's not enough, the low points spoil it. I'll be generous and give it two!

Somewhat recommended.
Pipe Used: Peterson Dracula #03
PurchasedFrom: Robert Graham
Age When Smoked: Three months
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