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Real NameChris Comstock
Joined2012-01
Last Visited2021-05
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I am a classically trained trombone player who resides in northern Vermont. My occupation is an educator. My hobbies include reading historical non fiction, especially American History, Fishing, Wet Shaving, the Culinary arts, and of course the world of tobacciana.

Badges

Sage Has at least 10 reviews with 10 upvotes.
Neutralist Has rated between 50% to 80% of their reviews with 2 or 3 stars.
Connoisseur Has reviewed at least 50 tobaccos from at least 10 brands.

Favorites

Date Blend Reviews Avg Rating
2012-01-11 Ashton - Old Dog 31 ★★★★ 3.0
2014-01-28 Comoy's of London - Cask #2 Portwood (Comoy's) 16 ★★★☆ 3.3
2012-01-11 Cornell & Diehl - Pirate Kake (Sea Scoundrels) 208 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-11 Cornell & Diehl - Autumn Evening 281 ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-19 Cornell & Diehl - Engine 99 62 ★★★★ 3.4
2012-12-01 Dan Tobacco - Independence (American History Mixtures) 23 ★☆☆☆ 1.9
2012-12-09 Dan Tobacco - Da Vinci 90 ★★★☆ 2.7
2012-01-09 Davidoff - Flake Medallions 149 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-30 Esoterica Tobacciana - Margate 201 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Charing Cross (Classic Collection) 107 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-27 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Ennerdale Flake 214 ★★★★ 3.1
2012-02-10 John Middleton, Inc - Carter Hall 439 ★★★☆ 3.0
2012-01-30 Mac Baren - Symphony 72 ★★★☆ 2.7
2020-10-27 Mac Baren - Gold Block 86 ★★☆☆ 2.1
2012-01-09 Orlik Tobacco Company A/S - Golden Sliced (Red Tin) 469 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-18 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Navy Flake 257 ★★★☆ 3.2
2012-04-25 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Bullseye Flake (No. 403) 290 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-11-30 Peterson - Nightcap 651 ★★★★ 3.5
2012-02-01 Peterson - The Royal Yacht 412 ★★★★ 3.0
2012-01-04 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 582 ★★★★ 3.1
2012-12-04 Rattray - Old Gowrie (British Collection) 285 ★★★★ 3.5
2013-10-09 Reiner - Blend 71: Long Golden Flake 147 ★★★★ 3.6
2020-09-13 Samuel Gawith - Grousemoor 228 ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-01-16 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Troost Special Cavendish 48 ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-04 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Escudo Navy De Luxe 434 ★★★★ 3.5
2012-01-23 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Sir Walter Raleigh 248 ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-11 Solani - 656: Aged Burley Flake 256 ★★★★ 3.4
2012-01-19 Two Friends - Bed & Breakfast 21 ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-11-30 Wessex - Campaign Dark Flake (Brigade) 62 ★★★★ 3.5

Wishlist

Date Blend Reviews Avg Rating
2020-09-17 Ashton - Consummate Gentleman 74 ★★★☆ 3.1
2020-09-16 Astley's - No.109 Medium Flake 72 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-17 Bengal Slices - Bengal Slices (re-release) 62 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Cornell & Diehl - Bluegrass (Appalachian Trail) 13 ★★★★ 3.5
2020-09-16 Cornell & Diehl - Habana Daydream 62 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Cornell & Diehl - Bayou Morning 138 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Cornell & Diehl - Exhausted Rooster 98 ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-16 Dan Tobacco - Roper's Roundels 13 ★★★★ 3.5
2020-09-17 Dan Tobacco - Gordon Pym 50 ★★★☆ 3.2
2020-09-14 Dan Tobacco - Michael Apitz' M.A. 7 : 1 2 ★★★★ 3.5
2020-09-14 Dan Tobacco - Buddies (Michael Apitz) 2 ★★★☆ 3.5
2020-09-14 Dan Tobacco - Devil's Holiday 89 ★★★☆ 2.8
2020-09-16 Dan Tobacco - Salty Dogs 40 ★★★★ 3.6
2020-09-16 Dan Tobacco - The Mellow Mallard 33 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Dan Tobacco - Hamborger Veermaster 112 ★★★★ 3.1
2020-09-17 Drucquer & Sons - Red Lion 9 ★★★★ 3.6
2020-09-17 Drucquer & Sons - Inns of Court 17 ★★★★ 3.6
2020-09-17 E. Hoffman Company - Distinguished Gentleman 37 ★★★★ 3.1
2020-09-14 G. L. Pease - The Virginia Cream (Heirloom Collection) 50 ★★★☆ 3.0
2020-09-17 G. L. Pease - Sextant (Old London Series) 66 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-17 G. L. Pease - Lagonda (Old London Series) 40 ★★★☆ 3.3
2020-09-17 G. L. Pease - Cairo (Original Mixtures) 130 ★★★★ 3.1
2020-09-17 G. L. Pease - Key Largo (Heirloom Collection) 95 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Laurel Heights (Fog City Selection) 64 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Fillmore (Fog City Selection) 150 ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Penny Farthing (Old London Series) 40 3.5
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Stonehenge Flake 74 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Sixpence (Old London Series) 63 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-17 James Fox - Dorisco Mixture 53 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 John Cotton - John Cotton's Double Pressed Kentucky 13 ★★★★ 3.6
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - HH Burley Flake 65 ★★★★ 3.7
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - Golden Extra 83 ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - Capstan Original Navy Cut 192 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - Capstan Gold Navy Cut 55 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - Three Nuns 225 ★★★★ 3.1
2020-09-16 Peterson - Elizabethan Mixture 259 ★★★★ 3.0
2020-09-16 Peterson - Irish Flake 429 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Rattray - Marlin Flake (British Collection) 265 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Rattray - Brown Clunee (British Collection) 79 ★★★☆ 3.2
2020-09-17 Rattray - Red Rapparee (British Collection) 199 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Rattray - Stirling Flake (Flake Collection) 29 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-14 Rattray - Buckingham (Aromatic Collection) 16 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-14 Reiner - Professional 27 ★★★☆ 2.9
2020-09-17 Samuel Gawith - Bothy Flake (Kearvaig Pipe Club) 41 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-14 Savinelli - 140th Anniversary 14 ★★★★ 3.9
2020-09-16 Savinelli - Brunello Flake 30 ★★★☆ 3.4
2020-09-17 Seattle Pipe Club - Plum Pudding 177 ★★★★ 3.5
2020-09-16 Seattle Pipe Club - Deception Pass 33 ★★★★ 2.9
2020-09-17 Seattle Pipe Club - Potlatch 36 ★★★★ 3.5
2020-09-17 Seattle Pipe Club - Mississippi River 115 ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-17 Seattle Pipe Club - Seattle Evening 20 ★★★☆ 3.1
2020-09-17 Sillem's - Black 99 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-14 Solani - 333: Festival 15 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Solani - 633: Virginia Flake with Perique 158 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Solani - 660: Silver Flake 119 ★★★★ 3.7
2020-09-17 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Edward G. Robinson's Pipe Blend 67 ★★★☆ 2.7
2020-09-17 Two Friends - English Chocolate 23 ★★★☆ 3.4
2020-09-16 Two Friends - Redwood 32 ★★★★ 3.1
2020-09-16 Vauen - No. 14 Virginia Flake 24 ★★★☆ 3.5
2020-09-14 Vauen - Zeppelin 12 ★★★☆ 3.1
2020-09-16 War Horse - War Horse Bar 39 ★★★★ 3.3

Reviews

109 reviews
606 helpful votes
4 star:
33 Strongly Recommended
3 star:
48 Recommended
2 star:
26 Somewhat Recommended
1 star:
2 Not Recommended

Preferences: Perique 3.7, Oriental/Turkish 3.7, Virginia 3.5, Latakia 3.5, Burley 3.4, Cavendish 3.4, Black Cavendish 3.3

Date Blend Reviews Helpful Rating Avg Rating
2021-05-01 Seattle Pipe Club - Plum Pudding 177 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2020-11-07 Mac Baren - Golden Blend 93 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2020-11-07 Mac Baren - Golden Extra 83 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2020-11-07 Mac Baren - Vanilla Cream Loose Cut 304 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2020-10-31 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic 173 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2020-10-26 Mac Baren - Gold Block 86 6 ★★★★ ★★☆☆ 2.1
2020-10-17 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Tobacco Galleria - Blue Note 67 1 ★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.3
2020-10-16 Peterson - 3P's Peterson Perfect Plug 168 9 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2020-10-16 Rattray - Bagpiper's Dream 61 6 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2020-10-08 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Glengarry Flake 60 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2020-10-03 Mac Baren - St. Bruno Flake 164 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-30 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Match Victorian 26 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-28 Iwan Ries - Three Star Blue 99 4 ★★★☆ ★☆☆☆ 2.1
2020-09-28 McClelland - Frog Morton on the Bayou (Craftsbury Series) 184 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-19 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Bosun Cut Plug Unscented 19 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2020-09-18 Hearth & Home - Rolando's Own (Signature Series) 20 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Charing Cross (Classic Collection) 107 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-13 Hearth & Home - AJ's VaPer (Signature Series) 44 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.2
2020-09-13 Samuel Gawith - Grousemoor 228 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.8
2020-09-12 Samuel Gawith - Squadron Leader 527 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-11 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Apple Strudel 27 2 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.5
2014-12-18 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Raspberry Cream 58 4 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.6
2014-12-17 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Tobacco Galleria - Midnight Smoke 26 1 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 1.8
2014-12-16 Comoy's of London - Cask #11 British Strength (Comoy's) 20 10 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2014-12-15 McClelland - Christmas Cheer 2008 40 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-11-30 McClelland - St. James Woods (Personal Reserve) 127 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-11-29 Comoy's of London - Cask #7 Single Coin Sliced (Comoy's) 25 13 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.2
2014-11-29 Comoy's of London - Cask #5 Bullet Rye Select (Comoy's) 11 3 ★★★☆ ★☆☆☆ 2.2
2014-02-09 Comoy's of London - Cask #4 Stand Fast Navy (Comoy's) 38 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2014-01-28 Comoy's of London - Cask #9 Spiced Virginia (Comoy's) 19 7 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.4
2014-01-28 Comoy's of London - Cask #2 Portwood (Comoy's) 16 29 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.3
2014-01-25 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Christmas Cookie 115 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-01-25 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Boswell's Best 71 16 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-01-24 Hearth & Home - Marble Kake (Signature Series) 56 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.2
2014-01-24 Borkum Riff - Original 72 7 ★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 2.0
2014-01-16 Cornell & Diehl - Gentleman Caller 37 5 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-01-16 Hearth & Home - Virginia Spice (Signature Series) 47 4 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-01-16 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Berry Cobbler 96 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-01-16 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Troost Special Cavendish 48 14 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-01-01 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Spice and Nice 13 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-01-01 Lane Limited - Captain Black Original (Regular) 482 4 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.5
2013-12-31 Hearth & Home - Anniversary Kake (Signature Series) 157 6 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2013-12-28 Sterling Tobacco Co - Bargain Blend 13 0 ★★★☆ ★★☆☆ 2.5
2013-12-28 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Tobacco Galleria - Montego Bay 23 1 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.1
2013-12-02 Borkum Riff - Mixture with Bourbon Whiskey (Bronze) 302 2 ★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 1.6
2013-12-02 Mac Baren - Mixture: Scottish Blend 378 24 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2013-12-01 Cornell & Diehl - Morley's Best 75 6 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2013-12-01 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Erinmore Flake 379 62 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2013-10-19 Samuel Gawith - Chocolate Flake (Kendal Mayor's Collection) 193 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2013-10-19 Mac Baren - Virginia No. 1 260 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2013-10-19 McClelland - Blackwoods Flake (Personal Reserve) 231 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2013-10-19 Benjamin Hartwell - Signature Blend 30 5 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2013-10-19 Ashton - Original Oldchurch 17 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.5
2013-10-13 Butera - Sweet Cavendish (Royal Vintage) 21 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.5
2013-10-13 Cornell & Diehl - Haunted Bookshop 257 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2013-10-09 Peter Stokkebye - Proper English (No.52) 118 13 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2013-10-09 Reiner - Blend 71: Long Golden Flake 147 6 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2013-10-09 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Maple Street (Sutliff Private Stock) 87 7 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-12-19 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Half & Half 352 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.2
2012-12-09 Dan Tobacco - Da Vinci 90 1 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.7
2012-12-04 Benjamin Hartwell - Chesdin Mixture 29 2 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.6
2012-12-04 Rattray - Old Gowrie (British Collection) 285 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2012-12-01 Dan Tobacco - Independence (American History Mixtures) 23 8 ★★★☆ ★☆☆☆ 1.9
2012-12-01 Planta - Anno MMVII (Black Mixture) 23 3 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2012-11-30 Wessex - Campaign Dark Flake (Brigade) 62 22 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2012-11-30 Peterson - Nightcap 651 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2012-11-26 Just For Him - Shortcut To Mushrooms (Middle Earth Pipeweed) 98 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2012-11-26 John Middleton, Inc - Apple Pipe Tobacco 63 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.3
2012-11-23 Lane Limited - BCA 159 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-11-21 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Sweet Tea 41 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2012-11-20 Peterson - Sunset Breeze 196 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2012-04-30 McClelland - Dominican Glory 36 2 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.3
2012-04-30 Butera - Kingfisher 83 6 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 2.9
2012-04-25 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Mild Burley J4 23 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.5
2012-04-25 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Bullseye Flake (No. 403) 290 31 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-04-25 Dunhill - London Mixture 273 26 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-04-25 Benjamin Hartwell - Evening Stroll 54 9 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-04-25 Peterson - Old Dublin 275 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-03-15 James Fox - Provost Mixture 48 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-02-16 G. L. Pease - Barbary Coast (Original Mixtures) 209 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2012-02-16 G. L. Pease - Haddo's Delight (Original Mixtures) 297 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2012-02-16 Lane Limited - Captain Black Royal 231 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.6
2012-02-10 John Middleton, Inc - Carter Hall 439 2 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2012-02-01 Peterson - The Royal Yacht 412 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2012-01-30 Esoterica Tobacciana - Margate 201 30 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-30 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Granger 126 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-30 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Peaches and Cream 16 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-30 Mac Baren - Symphony 72 5 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.7
2012-01-27 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Bob's Chocolate Flake 247 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2012-01-27 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Ennerdale Flake 214 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2012-01-23 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Sir Walter Raleigh 248 9 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-23 Dunhill - Light Flake 110 0 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2012-01-19 Cornell & Diehl - Engine 99 62 28 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2012-01-19 Lane Limited - 1-Q 374 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-19 Two Friends - Bed & Breakfast 21 3 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-01-19 Peterson - My Mixture 965 601 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2012-01-18 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Navy Flake 257 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.2
2012-01-16 Sterling Tobacco Co - Royal London Dock 5 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-11 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Velvet 125 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.3
2012-01-11 Solani - 656: Aged Burley Flake 256 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2012-01-11 Cornell & Diehl - Autumn Evening 281 2 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-11 Cornell & Diehl - Pirate Kake (Sea Scoundrels) 208 15 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-11 Ashton - Old Dog 31 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2012-01-09 Davidoff - Flake Medallions 149 6 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-09 Orlik Tobacco Company A/S - Golden Sliced (Red Tin) 469 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-09 John Middleton, Inc - Prince Albert 491 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-01-05 Ashton - Smooth Sailing 51 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.6
2012-01-04 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 582 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2012-01-04 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Escudo Navy De Luxe 434 10 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5