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The traditional flavor of Mixture No.79 enhanced with cherry and brandy.

BrandSutliff Tobacco Company
Blended BySutliff Tobacco Company
Manufactured BySutliff Tobacco Company
Blend TypeAromatic
FlavoringBrandy, Cherry, Coffee, Whisky
CutCoarse Cut
Packaging1.5oz Pouch
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BurleyTwirp Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
BurleyTwirp (11)
Mild to Medium Strong Full Pleasant

This was still available until recently, actually. In bought a new tub from Pipe's & Cigars in '13. You may be able to find the 14 oz tub from online retailers. Anyway, its the same tobacco and cut as regular 79. The cherry brandy top flavoring is very prevalent and the room note is pleasant. As with regular 79, best when smoked slowly. As slow as you can, in fact, for it can get bitey.

Similar Blends: Classic Mixture 79 (tobaccos used & cut)..

4 people found this review helpful.

CornCob Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
CornCob (94)
Mild Mild to Medium Mild to Medium Pleasant

Very similar to its brother Mix .79 original but also unmistakably kin to Holiday Excursion, or Sutliff Holiday Match. Upon opening the tub i was surprised how underwhelming the cherry brandy casing was, its closer to a raisin or prune. If you are expecting a cloyingly sweet cheery blend this is certainly not the one for you, the topping makes it self known subtly through the bowl but is far from the prominent flavor. A sort of sweet mesquite and fig note come through the bottom half of the bowl and things can get really get hot and bitey if you push it. I doubt id buy it again as it was just too similar to the Original 79 mixture and is quite expensive (as far as otc cherry's are concerned)I will finish the tub just the same with no regrets, a pleasant smoke with a different flavor profile that fits my rotation at the moment.

Pipe Used: Capri rustic billiard

Age When Smoked: Current production

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Similar Blends: Mixture No.79 and Holiday Excusion.

2 people found this review helpful.

Emeritus Account Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Emeritus Account (30057)
Mild to Medium Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant

I haven't smoked this for several years, so the review is pretty much based on the recollection of several years ago. If it is still available I may have to buy a bit of it. I remember it being a very good smoke, but as stated below, smoke it slowly. The thing I recall most about it was that people in the room seemed to enjoy it as much as I did. I wouldn't have considered it an aromatic, but a nice smoke.

Age When Smoked: Fresh

Purchased From: drug store

2 people found this review helpful.