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A great Danish formula, made from our four base blends. Each blend has been stored and fermented individually, before the final blending. The teasing aroma of Mild Hickory Nuts adds character and brings you a harmony of perfection.

BrandConsolidated
Blended ByAltadis Usa
Blend TypeUnknown
ContentsBurley, Cavendish, Virginia, Black Cavendish
FlavoringOther / Misc
CutRibbon
Packaging2oz, 8oz, 1lb, 5lb
CountryUS
ProductionUnknown
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Mild
Flavoring
Mild to Medium
Taste
Extremely Mild (Flat), Very Mild, Mild to Medium
Room Note
Pleasant
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StevieB Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
StevieB (1895)
★★☆☆
Mild Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Pleasant

Consolidated - 105: Royal Viking.

In the pouch resides a very coarse ribbon, of which about 70% is brown/light brown. I can smell it has a nutty touch but it isn't potent, and the hydration's good to go straight away.

The hickory topping is strange. If the pipe's sipped gently the nuts have a buttery, sweet, flavour; like butterscotch. But, if it's puffed too vigorously they can develop a sort of bitterness. So, I OBVIOUSLY avoid doing this! The tobaccos have a fairly soft flavour. Any nuttiness from the Burley becomes confused with the topping but the Cavendish and Virginia can be identified EASILY; there's nothing to become conflated or mistaken with where these two go! I find the burn from it good, but it can issue me a bite.

Nicotine: mild. Room-note: nice enough.

105: Royal Viking? The flavour's quite inimitable, there isn't anything particularly 'bad' about it, but after a day of smoking it I'm bored! So, for the remainder of the evening I'm going to smoke an old favourite: Germaine's Rich Dark Flake! This deserves two stars:

Somewhat recommended.

Pipe Used: Rattray's Six Friends #19 Oom Paul

Age When Smoked: New

Purchased From: Tobaccopipes.com

2 people found this review helpful.

Emeritus Account Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Emeritus Account (28795)
★★☆☆
Mild Mild to Medium Very Mild Pleasant to Tolerable

I feel the best way to describe this tobacco is average. I would never buy it but as a freebie from the pipe club I gladly took it. I Like the other review say that it is a rather bland mixture that could use something exciting to make it stand out.

1 person found this review helpful.

Emeritus Account Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Emeritus Account (28795)
★★☆☆
Very Mild Very Mild Extremely Mild (Flat) Pleasant

Sometimes you can toss everything in a pot, stir occasionally, and low and behold the end product is superior to any of the components in the mix.

Sadly, this is not the case with Royal Viking 105. The best description that first comes to mind is "simply flat". The blend just doesn't have a "backbone" you can hang your hat on.

One the positive side, the blend burns fairly cool and rarely required a relite. Although I smoked it fairly slowly, there was no hint of bite or burn. This would be a good all day blend for new pipe smokers, but I suspect experienced smokers of aromatic blends are going to find this one a bit on the bland side.

F. Prefect

1 person found this review helpful.