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Pouch of dark flakes. A mix of burley and Virginia, with a hint of Oriental. Cased and sweetened. Aromatic.

BrandBrigham Enterprises Inc.
Blend TypeAromatic
ContentsBurley, Oriental/Turkish, Virginia
FlavoringOther / Misc
Packaging40 grams pouch
ProductionNo longer in production
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samcoffeeman Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
samcoffeeman (33)
Very Mild None Detected Very Mild Tolerable

I am a new pipe smoker. I smoked a bowl of this tobacco yesterday. I had been smoking some higher end tobaccos and a gentleman shared this with me at the smoking lounge. I noticed throughout the smoke the difference between the nicer tobaccos I had smoked and this. There was very little sweetness or flavor. I felt a harshness when I took a draw, especially towards the bottom of the bowl. After I finished, I immediately wanted to smoke some of the other blend I had so I could taste something good again. I guess some would call this an every day smoke. I equate it with lite beer, it'll get the job done, but if you enjoy strong coffee and fancy beer, get yourself something nice.

4 people found this review helpful.

Kamerling Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Kamerling (28)
Mild to Medium Mild Medium to Full Pleasant to Tolerable

Elegant aroma with subtle sweetness of blackberries, but you have to smoke it slowly to catch every part of it's luxury. Canadians know how to make a tobacco full of nobility - chapeau bas. Too bad that it is not avaible in Europe...

1 person found this review helpful.

Cicero1 Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Cicero1 (3)
Mild Medium to Strong Medium Very Pleasant

I bought a pouch of this to split with a friend who swears by it (despite my own general avoidance of aromatics). When the pouch was first opened there was a vanilla/sweet smell to it which was very enjoyable. The tobacco packed well, and didn't need much tamping or attention to keep lit. The smoke was very sweet, and mellow, however there was a bit of a harshness to it, and I did get a bit of tongue bite if I used a non-filtered pipe with it. I smoked it in various areas, and never once had a complaint about the smell, everyone (including the nonsmokers) were pleased with the smell. Overall I found it a pleasant smoke, but the harshness could be off putting. A pipe with a Brigham filter works wonders on this tobacco.

Pipe Used: Brigham Briar, Peterson Briar, Meerschaum

Age When Smoked: Approx 1 year

Purchased From: Local Cigar Shop

1 person found this review helpful.

Emeritus Account Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Emeritus Account (30079)
Medium Medium Mild Pleasant

Pouch smells of sugar/vanilla and also a sour note which I find very hard to describe.

There are two distinct flavours in this blend for me. One is acidic and sour. But there was a much more pleasant taste wafting in and out which reminds me very strongly of captin black white. My wife loved this blend, but I suspect its similarity to CBW were to blame. To my taste I was left just wanting CBW. Wont be buying this again

1 person found this review helpful.

Emeritus Account Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Emeritus Account (30079)
Mild Mild Medium Pleasant

This is a great smoke. Upon opening the pouch you are overcome with a wave of sweet aroma. Pleasant notes of prune, cherry and vanilla. The tobacco is on the damp side, but not goupy. Packs well. One char light, one full light and a tamping at the 3/4 mark kept it burning. The room notes are lighter than expected. The taste is nutty and light altogether enjoyable. I would smoke this in a corncob or cedar taster or dedicated aromatic pipe though, the flavour seems to linger in the pipe.

1 person found this review helpful.