Ole Shenandoah Bootlegged

(2.67)
Ole Shenandoah Bootleged is a welcome addition to this series of wonderfully aromatic, bite free pipe tobaccos. Soft, nutty burleys are blended with a good portion of silky black cavendish and accented by the addition of some lemon Virginia. The superb aroma comes from a not too sweet blend of subtle fruit and warm confectionery favors- relax and enjoy!

Details

Brand Ole Shenandoah
Blended By Scandinavian Tobacco Group
Manufactured By Lane Limited
Blend Type Aromatic
Contents Black Cavendish, Burley, Virginia
Flavoring Fruit / Citrus, Sweet / Sugar
Cut Ribbon
Packaging 1.76 ounce tin weight
Country United States
Production Currently available

Profile

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

Average Rating

2.67 / 4
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Mar 03, 2015 Mild Medium Medium Strong
Tin note is cherry cough medicine. Room note is cherry cough medicine. Taste is not far from cherry cough medicine.

Someday, the Robotrippers of this generation may find this pleasing, and will travel back to the days of yore, when they abused cough medicine and went on epic adventures, but I simply am disappointed. I really enjoy Barrel No. 76. I can't finish this tin of Bootlegged. I'll probably pass it on to somebody else.
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Age When Smoked: New
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Reviewed By Date Rating Strength Flavoring Taste Room Note
Mar 13, 2018 Very Mild Medium to Strong Extremely Mild (Flat) Tolerable
The smell reminded me of one of those cheap fruit flavored cigars sold in gas stations and used for blunts. The smell is sooo artificial and chemically. It has a sugary cherry aroma, so that part of the description did match, any lemon topping inside would be of the cleaning product kind. This citrus was born in a factory and not an orchard.

The contents of small confetti bits was moist and springy, and would make a great pillow stuffing. It quickly burned to dust (yet to it's advertised credit) there was no bite. The gross smell just turned into a gross additive taste that lingered in the pipe after being tamped out.

This was an odd offering from from Lane, as while they never came across as high end, they always made products with a yummy sweetness. Akin to a Twinkie with no refinement, but has that guilty pleasure.

I can see why aromatics can get a bad reputation, when blends like these are lurking in our mists.
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