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Notes: River Plug is a pressed blend containing dark fired Virginias, latakia, Orientals and perique. The Virginias are matured with a special cider vinegar, which gives the tobacco a remarkable "ketchup/tomato" aroma. After the Virginias have matured for a week they are blended together with the other tobaccos, pressed to a "cake" for 2-3 weeks and then cut into plugs. We will not hide the fact that the famous American tobacco Mississippi River was an inspiration for this tobacco. The tobacco is developed by The Danish Pipe Shop in cooperation with master blender Lasse Berg from My Own Blend and he almost killed us after numerous tests!

BrandPaul Olsen
Blended ByLasse Berg
Manufactured ByMy Own Blend
Blend TypeEnglish
ContentsLatakia, Oriental/Turkish, Perique, Virginia
FlavoringOther / Misc
CutKrumble Kake
Packaging100 grams tin
ProductionCurrently available
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Extremely Mild, Medium
Medium, Medium to Full
Room Note
Very Pleasant, Tolerable to Strong
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Jaroslav Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Jaroslav (2)
Medium Extremely Mild Medium Tolerable to Strong

It’s inspired by famous Mississipi river. Unfortunatelly, I can’t compare, but I can say this blend is fantastic!

The latakia and perigue plays nicely together, highly recomended ! So, if you virgnia guy and looking for kinda English experience go for it!

Pipe Used: Medium size briars

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3 people found this review helpful.

JB Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JB (44)
Medium Medium Medium to Full Very Pleasant

River Plug has most of the elements that I enjoy in a superior blend, with none of the common drawbacks. First of all, it's a pressed tobacco that crumbles like a good crumble cake should. The tin aroma has fruit and jam scents, along with other lower range scents to balance the mixture. Balance is the key with does a great job of not overplaying any one component. It's easy to pack and lights quickly. Even the fussiest people in my life enjoy the room scent of River Plug. It's like having a mild aromatic in the room that tastes like a full-flavored Virginia mixture. There's not a hint of tongue bite and it smokes down to a grey ash each time. I am a big fan of this tobacco...hope you enjoy it as well.

Pipe Used: Yeti

Age When Smoked: This tobacco has about three years on it

Purchased From: Danish Pipe Shop

2 people found this review helpful.