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OHM Natural has a much fuller and heavier smoke than the OHM Bold tobacco.

Notes: RYO tobacco. Manufacturer also makes 752° pipe tobacco.

Manufactured ByInter-Continental Trading USA, Inc.
Blend TypeVirginia/Burley
ContentsBurley, Virginia
Packaging6 ounce bag, 8 ounce bag, 1 pound bag
ProductionCurrently available
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Very Mild, Mild, Medium
None Detected
Very Mild
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (2978)
Mild None Detected Very Mild Pleasant

The flue cured Virginia is mildly grassy, mildly citrus sweet. The burley is toasty, lightly sharp and nutty with a very minor molasses note. Has a mild nic-hit. Burns very well and needs a little hydration to slow it down, and improve the flavor a little. Leaves no moisture in the bowl, makes lots of smoke. Hardly needs a relight. It doesn't bite. Unlike some other RYO tobaccos that double as pipe filler, this one lacks body, depth of flavor, and character to satisfy a pipe smoker. An unfulfilling all day smoke, it may work okay for cigarettes.


8 people found this review helpful. Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note (225)
Medium None Detected Medium Tolerable

Summary: mostly Burley flavor in natural form comes from this Virginia-accented blend.

Ohm "Natural" may be the classic American blend: mostly Burley with some Virginia to sweeten it, offered at a low cost because it is bulk leaf run through a shredder. Its tin note smells much like that of the Semois tobaccos from Europe, a sweetness with a faint overtone of almonds or hazelnuts. The mixture is slightly moist, and seems to be a combination of some white Burley with mostly dark Burley with smaller amounts of bright Virginia in a supporting role. It lights easily, and produces at first a nut-and-oats Burley flavor, but then the lighter wheat and honey flavor of the Virginia rises. The two form a chord that then smokes down to the bottom of the bowl easily, leaving the fine grey ash that implies complete and even burning. For those who like classic American Burley blends, this is an all-day smoke at a very reasonable price.

Similar Blends: John Middleton, Inc - Carter Hall, Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Kendal Burley and Bright, Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Half & Half, Tabac Manil - La Brumeuse (Pure Semois).

3 people found this review helpful.

fr_tom Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
fr_tom (393)
Very Mild None Detected Very Mild Pleasant

OK - I am just going to say it. This is not a very good smoke in a pipe. I smoked it dry and hydrated. There is not much taste and I can't really find much to recommend it besides cost and the fact that it burned well for me. What taste I got was toasted burley with a little sweet. It was mostly hot air. Maybe this would be a good blend to "pre-smoke" a pipe in a smoking machine.

I have had great success smoking some bulks intended for RYO in a pipe. This is not one of them.

3 people found this review helpful.