Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. Kendal Dark Shag Unscented

Kendal dark is the big and bold member of the kendal Shag family. Being the un-pressed version of Dark Plug and Flake, this tobacco carries a big nicotine hit, dark musky flavours and all the boldness. Thanks to the lack of sugar rich, flue cured leaf this tobacco is very smooth and cool to smoke. If you enjoy the traditional blends of dark fired with a hint of flue cured, this is a must for you.


Brand Gawith, Hoggarth & Co.
Blended By Gawith Hoggarth
Manufactured By Gawith Hoggarth
Blend Type Virginia/Burley
Contents Burley, Virginia
Cut Shag
Packaging Bulk
Country United Kingdom
Production Currently available


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

Average Rating

3.67 / 4





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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Apr 16, 2015 Medium None Detected Medium Pleasant
Gawith Hoggarth - Kendal Dark Shag Unscented.

When I got this I didn't really have high expectations for it, I thought to myself "I can see this being quite boring". Well, I have to state how wrong I was! OK, it has a simple taste that I guess a few may take as being boring but I much prefer the term steady as opposed to boring! When I took it from the pouch I noticed that as well as the Virginia aroma it gives off a subtle musty smell too.

Once lit I have to disagree with the description where it states that it carries a big nicotine hit, it's noticeable with ease but I wouldn't say it was particularly big. I get no bite from this one, it's actually a pleasure on the pallet! I think that this would be a perfect choice for those whom like their tobaccos to be 'no frills' and deliver a basic smoke.

Personally it just lacks something for four stars so I award it a very respectable three!
Pipe Used: Peterson Racing Green 221
PurchasedFrom: G.Q Tobaccos
Age When Smoked: 1 month
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