Abenaki Tobacco Co. New England Apple

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A blend of very mild aged Burley and Toasted Cavendish with the crisp taste of Apple. An old tobacco favorite.

Details

Brand Abenaki Tobacco Co.
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Blend Type Aromatic
Contents Burley, Cavendish
Flavoring Apple
Cut Coarse Cut
Packaging Bulk
Country United States
Production Currently available

Profile

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

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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Aug 09, 2010 Very Mild None Detected Extremely Mild (Flat) Pleasant
Abenacki is a respected East Coast tobacco blending emporium but its New England Apple mixture falls very short of the mark - at least this 2 oz. sampler pouch I tried. There's no real apple aroma when you open the pouch and the smoking flavour is tasteless.

Many reviewers expressed dissatisfaction with John Middleton's Apple Blend on this webpage because of weak aromatic performance - this one I would rate a couple of cuts below Middleton's Apple.

If there is the "crisp" taste of apple fruit in this tobac its hiding somewhere or the blender skipped the topping when this particular batch was worked up. It's just a flat, unimpressive, neutral tasting burley that drives sweet aromatic tobac lovers such as myself right into complaint mode.

I put a few thin slices of Red Delicious apple in mine and will wait and see if it perks up, or maybe I should try mixing it with dry apple chips from the fruit dehyrator. But you really shouldn't have to experiment like that and risk wrecking what little there is of this blend worth salvaging.
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