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A special edition blend made up of select burley and Virginia tobacco aged in a peach brandy barrel for 90 days. The tobacco is then pressed and sliced into crumble cakes for the discerning pipe smoker to enjoy. A great all day smoke!

Notes: Limited edition of 1800 tins for Missouri Meerschaum Company.

BrandMissouri Meerschaum
Blended BySutliff Tobacco Company
Manufactured BySutliff Tobacco Company
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBurley, Virginia
FlavoringBrandy, Peach
CutKrumble Kake
Packaging50 grams tin
CountryUS
ProductionNo longer in production
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Strength
Mild to Medium
Flavoring
Medium to Strong
Taste
Medium
Room Note
Very Pleasant
3.3
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (2804)
★★★☆
Mild to Medium Medium to Strong Medium Very Pleasant

The Virginia offers some tart and tangy citrus, grass, bread, sugar, vegetation, floralness, and a couple of spice notes as the lead component. The earthy, nutty, woody burley is a supporting player. The deeply rich peach brandy is sweet with a small spice hit, and a light undercurrent vanilla. It also sports a slight sourness. It sublimates the tobaccos quite a bit without totally drowning them out. The strength is in the center of mild to medium. The taste is medium. The nic-hit is a step past the mild mark. Won’t bite or get harsh. Has a few minute rough notes. The cake is mildly moist and easily breaks apart. I saw no need to dry the tobacco. Burns cool, clean and a little slow with a very consistent fruity, sugary, lightly spicy flavor that extends to the pleasantly lingering after taste. Leaves little moisture in the bowl. Requires some relights. Has a very pleasant room note. Can be an all day smoke for the veteran aro smoker, and repeatable for the less experienced. Three stars.

-JimInks

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WorkingClassChap Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
WorkingClassChap (82)
★★★☆
Mild to Medium Mild Medium Pleasant

Tin note is very much peach. Like a peach liquor. Go figure right. It’s not a goopy wet aromatic but a crumble cake. Smoked with little and or no dry time.

Similar to the barrel aged no. 1 in that this crumble cake is not an aromatic blend which is topped with a goopy flavoring. Rather it’s Virginias and burley which have been pressed and stored in peach brandy barrels. The peach flavoring from that is what you end up tasting. It’s a mild flavoring that is not artificial and is something you can clearly taste the first 2/3 of the bowl. It’s delightful. The Virginias and burley tobacco flavor comes though. More so the burley for me. It is quite nice. The tobacco itself is a mild subtly sweet tart grassy Virginia and nutty woody burley with a little spice. Basic, but satisfying. Moisture level is fine from the tin and broke apart very nicely. Definitely a repeatable smoke. Nic hit is probably medium to mild. Almost no aftertaste or mouth tingle. Retrohale is more earthy nutty burley for me. Does burn a tad fast. Glad I picked it up. Room note I’m told is fantastic too with noticeable fruit notes.

Pipe Used: MM of course

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bbmd Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
bbmd (4)
★★★★
Very Mild Medium to Strong Very Full Very Pleasant

Wow, this stuff is magic!

Tin note of delightfully bright and sweet peach brandy carried overtop light nutty tobacco. The real surprise here? ALL of those beautiful flavor notes actually come through in the smoke and remain throughout the entire bowl.

I've never been a big aromatic/flavored tobacco fan because, while I enjoy them as a tobacco, they almost never actually taste as they smell. Orchard Mist is an amazing exception!

The smoke is deliciously bright and sweet with a very present peach note that is neither cloying, heavy, nor fake tasting. The brandy note itself is well-mannered rather than a boozy punch in the face and the liquor note is a nice dry balance to the peach sweetness.

The smoking mechanics are also applause worthy in my experience. I've had 3 bowls so far, because I can't stop smoking it, and it packs, lights and burns like a charm requiring no relights and not getting hot or wet.

I'd like to raise a glass of peach brandy and toast Missouri Meerschaum and Sutliff for changing my perception of what aromatics can be. This is a delicious achievement.

Pipe Used: MM Little Devil Cutty

Age When Smoked: Just purchased

Purchased From: Missouri Meerschaum

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