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BrandDavis and Son Tobacconists
Blended ByTim Davis
Blend TypeCavendish Based
ContentsBlack Cavendish, Burley, Virginia
FlavoringCherry
CutRibbon
Packagingbulk
CountryUS
ProductionCurrently available
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Strength
Mild to Medium, Medium
Flavoring
Very Mild, Mild to Medium
Taste
Mild to Medium, Very Full
Room Note
Very Pleasant, Overwhelming
3.0
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (2735)
★★☆☆
Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Very Pleasant

The Virginias provide light grass, some tar and tangy citrus, a couple of pinch of sugar, and a very light floral hit. They are the lead components. The burley is nutty, earthy, woody, and lightly molasses sweet as a supporting player. The black cavendish offers small sugar notes. The black cherry topping moderately sublimates the tobaccos, though it weakens a tad in the last third of the bowl. The strength is a step short of the center of mild to medium. The taste is in the center of mild to medium. Has a very mild nic-hit. Won’t bite or get harsh, and barely has any rough edges. It needs a light dry time. Burns cool and clean at a lightly slow rate with a mostly smooth, inconsistent, sweet flavor. Leaves some moisture in the bowl, so keep a pipe cleaner handy. Requires some relights as the tobacco is fairly moist. Has a short lived, very pleasant after taste, and room note. Three stars for the flavor, two stars for the wet burn. Two and a half stars overall.

-JimInks

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CountVoo Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
CountVoo (2)
★★★★
Medium Very Mild Very Full Overwhelming

A very tasteful smoke. Room notes highly appreciated. Years of searching led me to find this Black Cherry blended by Davis and Son Tobacconist. I find smoking Black Cherry having a pleasant cherry note in which doesn't overpower the robust tobacco flavor. No hot tongue even if occasionally aggressively puffed. Upon completion of smoking a bowl full, I am left with satisfaction that I have had a pleasant smoke of tasteful tobacco instead of as feeling I had been sucking on some kids lollipop.

Pipe Used: caminetto and castello

Age When Smoked: 62

Purchased From: Davis and Son Tobacconist

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