Hearth & Home Lakeland Brickle Fortissimo

Lakeland Brickle is a combination of Virginias (mostly red), along with dark, tangy burleys (which add depth, spice, and strength) and infuse them with traditional Lakeland-style flavors such as rose and a tonquin-type (among others), but with a light hand to avoid the “soapiness” that some people dislike. We then heat treat it and put it under pressure to further develop the flavor and body, and finish by vacuum sealing it in 8 ounce bags. The mildly sweet but robust flavor is intriguing and seems to get better with each successive bowl.
Notes: The original Lakeland Brickle has been a big hit for us, but we received a number of "I liked it, but..." emails and phone calls. What people were requesting was a version that would be stronger than the original with a more robust scent. And a number of people wanted smaller packaging. We listened to you, so we're announcing Lakeland Brickle Fortissimo; a fuller-bodied blend with dark air-cured, dark fire-cured and perique with a richer flavor including juniper, lavender, and clove, and packed in 4 ounce. bricks.


Brand Hearth & Home
Series Marquee Series
Blended By Russ Ouellette
Manufactured By pipesandcigars.com
Blend Type Virginia Based
Contents Burley, Kentucky, Perique, Virginia
Flavoring Floral Essences, Nuts / Beans, Other / Misc
Cut Krumble Kake
Packaging Bulk
Country United States
Production No longer in production


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

Average Rating

3.54 / 4





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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Jul 05, 2012 Medium Extra Strong Medium Very Strong
This is just not for me. Reminds me of funeral home flower arrangements. I traded this off for a few tins of aged Escudo. I'm not saying others shouldn't try it, but use caution and an old pipe.
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