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Stoved Virginias and Burley provide a nut-like and slightly sweet aroma. A touch of Cyprian Latakia, St. James Parish Perique and Turkish tobacco is then added to set it apart from all other blends.

Blended ByRich Gottlieb
Manufactured By4noggins
Blend TypeAmerican
ContentsBurley, Latakia, Oriental/Turkish, Perique, Virginia
FlavoringOther / Misc
ProductionNo longer in production
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None Detected
Room Note
Pleasant to Tolerable
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JimInks Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
JimInks (2634)
Mild to Medium Mild Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

The burley is lightly nutty with a little molasses and earth, and is the star component. The perique is more raisiny sweet than spicy as it underscores the experience. The mildly smokey, woody sweet Cyprian latakia is slight, but pushes the flavor up to the mild to medium strength rating. The Turkish is also a light component to add a little wood and butteriness to the lightly fermented dark fruit sweet stoved Virginias. The Turkish is a supporting player. It's slow burning, and may require just a little drying time. I found the burley to be less noticeable when moist. This is best smoked in a wide bowl for full enjoyment. Has a slightly more than mild nic-hit. Burns a little slow, cool, clean and smooth with a very consistent flavor from start to finish. Requires a few relights and leaves just a little moisture in the bowl. The sweet after taste sticks around a little.


14 people found this review helpful.

StevieB Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
StevieB (1973)
Medium Extremely Mild Medium Pleasant

4noggins - Nutty Professor.

The mixture contains some fairly coarse pieces, and is perfectly hydrated. There's a larger amount of brown, than black pieces.

The Burley leads the experience, with the Perique giving a dark-fruitiness. The Latakia gives some depth by adding a woodiness, but no smoky flavour. The Turkish brings a creamy character, smoothing out any ruggedness from the Burley. I find the Virginia last in line, easily. I'm unsure about exactly what the topping is, there's a notable sweetness, but I can't name it. It burns very even, steady, and cool.

Nicotine: medium. Room-note: pleasant.

Nutty Professor? A definite three star blend:


Pipe Used: Altinok Lee Van Cleef: Friday pipe

Age When Smoked: One month

Purchased From: 4noggins

3 people found this review helpful.

Stinkypipe Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Stinkypipe (156)
Medium None Detected Mild Pleasant to Tolerable

Nice blend. Has a lot going on in the taste department. First off tin note is wonderful. Rich nutty smoky smell. Lights very nice and burns slowly and cool. I get a slight nutty smoky taste similar to tin note but not as strong. There is a spicy peppery kick which I am not a fan of but it is there on and off throughout the smoke. Room note is primarily wood smoke smell. This is a decent blend that remains on the milder side of nutty blends I have smoked.

Pipe Used: Peterson p-lip

2 people found this review helpful.

Raines Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
Raines (52)
Strong None Detected Full Strong

This tobacco is rather strong. If I smoke it outside there's no problem. But if you don't it's pretty overwhelming. At least it was for me. I'm not saying it's not a good tobacco, just that it can be... surprising if you don't take care of some precautions. It's a good tobacco if you like strong taste.

2 people found this review helpful.

balkan_boy Reviewed By DateRating StrengthFlavoringTasteRoom Note
balkan_boy (49)
Mild Very Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable

I've had a package from 4noggins, and this stuff was in it as a sampler. I'm smoking it right now in a cob, and it's not bad. Still early to tell anything, So far so good. This stuff has Latakia in it, Perique is present for sure, reminds me of some vapers, not a classic english for sure. I'm half way through the bowl and it's getting better and better. Nice surprise from 4noggins.

2 people found this review helpful.