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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) 207 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-11 Cornell & Diehl - Autumn Evening 276 ★★★☆ 2.9
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 145 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-30 Esoterica Tobacciana - Margate 199 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Charing Cross (Classic Collection) 106 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-27 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Ennerdale Flake 212 ★★★★ 3.1
2012-02-10 John Middleton, Inc - Carter Hall 437 ★★★☆ 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) 466 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-18 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Navy Flake 253 ★★★☆ 3.2
2012-04-25 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Bullseye Flake (No. 403) 284 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-11-30 Peterson - Nightcap 646 ★★★★ 3.5
2012-02-01 Peterson - The Royal Yacht 410 ★★★★ 3.0
2012-01-04 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 575 ★★★★ 3.1
2012-12-04 Rattray - Old Gowrie (British Collection) 283 ★★★★ 3.5
2013-10-09 Reiner - Blend 71: Long Golden Flake 145 ★★★★ 3.6
2020-09-13 Samuel Gawith - Grousemoor 226 ★★★☆ 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 433 ★★★★ 3.5
2012-01-23 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Sir Walter Raleigh 245 ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-11 Solani - 656: Aged Burley Flake 252 ★★★★ 3.4
2012-01-19 Two Friends - Bed & Breakfast 21 ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-11-30 Wessex - Campaign Dark Flake (Brigade) 60 ★★★★ 3.6

Wishlist

Date Blend Reviews Avg Rating
2020-09-17 Ashton - Consummate Gentleman 73 ★★★☆ 3.1
2020-09-16 Astley's - No.109 Medium Flake 69 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-17 Bengal Slices - Bengal Slices (re-release) 60 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Cornell & Diehl - Bluegrass (Appalachian Trail) 13 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Cornell & Diehl - Habana Daydream 61 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Cornell & Diehl - Bayou Morning 134 ★★★★ 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 49 ★★★☆ 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 88 ★★★☆ 2.8
2020-09-16 Dan Tobacco - Salty Dogs 39 ★★★★ 3.6
2020-09-16 Dan Tobacco - The Mellow Mallard 32 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Dan Tobacco - Hamborger Veermaster (Hamburger Pfeifentabak) 111 ★★★★ 3.1
2020-09-17 Drucquer & Sons - Red Lion 9 ★★★★ 3.6
2020-09-17 Drucquer & Sons - Inns of Court 14 ★★★★ 3.6
2020-09-17 E. Hoffman Company - Distinguished Gentleman 36 ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-14 G. L. Pease - The Virginia Cream (Heirloom Collection) 50 ★★★☆ 3.0
2020-09-17 G. L. Pease - Sextant (Old London Series) 65 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-17 G. L. Pease - Lagonda (Old London Series) 39 ★★★☆ 3.3
2020-09-17 G. L. Pease - Cairo (Original Mixtures) 128 ★★★★ 3.1
2020-09-17 G. L. Pease - Key Largo (Heirloom Collection) 93 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Laurel Heights (Fog City Selection) 62 ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Fillmore (Fog City Selection) 149 ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-16 G. L. Pease - Penny Farthing (Old London Series) 39 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 12 ★★★★ 3.7
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - HH Burley Flake 60 ★★★★ 3.7
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - Golden Extra 82 ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - Capstan Original Navy Cut 189 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - Capstan Gold Navy Cut 55 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Mac Baren - Three Nuns 221 ★★★★ 3.1
2020-09-16 Peterson - Elizabethan Mixture 256 ★★★★ 3.0
2020-09-16 Peterson - Irish Flake 426 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Rattray - Marlin Flake (British Collection) 263 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-16 Rattray - Brown Clunee (British Collection) 79 ★★★☆ 3.2
2020-09-17 Rattray - Red Rapparee (British Collection) 197 ★★★★ 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 26 ★★★☆ 2.9
2020-09-17 Samuel Gawith - Bothy Flake (Kearvaig Pipe Club) 39 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-14 Savinelli - 140th Anniversary 13 ★★★★ 3.9
2020-09-16 Savinelli - Brunello Flake 28 ★★★☆ 3.3
2020-09-17 Seattle Pipe Club - Plum Pudding 171 ★★★★ 3.5
2020-09-16 Seattle Pipe Club - Deception Pass 31 ★★★★ 3.0
2020-09-17 Seattle Pipe Club - Potlatch 36 ★★★★ 3.5
2020-09-17 Seattle Pipe Club - Mississippi River 112 ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-17 Seattle Pipe Club - Seattle Evening 20 ★★★☆ 3.1
2020-09-17 Sillem's - Black 98 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-14 Solani - 333: Festival 15 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Solani - 633: Virginia Flake with Perique 156 ★★★★ 3.4
2020-09-16 Solani - 660: Silver Flake 119 ★★★★ 3.7
2020-09-17 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Edward G. Robinson's Pipe Blend 63 ★★★☆ 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 35 ★★★★ 3.3

Reviews

109 reviews
595 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 171 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2020-11-07 Mac Baren - Golden Blend 93 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2020-11-07 Mac Baren - Golden Extra 82 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2020-11-07 Mac Baren - Vanilla Cream Loose Cut 299 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2020-10-31 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic 171 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2020-10-26 Mac Baren - Gold Block 86 6 ★★★★ ★★☆☆ 2.1
2020-10-17 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Tobacco Galleria - Blue Note 66 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 57 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2020-10-03 Mac Baren - St. Bruno Flake 162 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2020-09-30 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Match Victorian 24 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) 183 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) 106 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2020-09-13 Hearth & Home - AJ's VaPer (Signature Series) 43 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.2
2020-09-13 Samuel Gawith - Grousemoor 226 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.8
2020-09-12 Samuel Gawith - Squadron Leader 523 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) 126 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-11-29 Comoy's of London - Cask #7 Single Coin Sliced (Comoy's) 24 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) 37 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 113 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 71 7 ★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 2.0
2014-01-16 Cornell & Diehl - Gentleman Caller 35 5 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-01-16 Hearth & Home - Virginia Spice (Signature Series) 47 4 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-01-16 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Berry Cobbler 94 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-01-16 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Troost Special Cavendish 48 13 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-01-01 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Spice and Nice 13 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-01-01 Lane Limited - Captain Black Original (Regular) 481 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.5
2013-12-31 Hearth & Home - Anniversary Kake (Signature Series) 155 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 22 0 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.1
2013-12-02 Borkum Riff - Mixture with Bourbon Whiskey (Bronze) 298 2 ★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 1.6
2013-12-02 Mac Baren - Mixture: Scottish Blend 373 23 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2013-12-01 Cornell & Diehl - Morley's Best 71 6 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2013-12-01 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Erinmore Flake 375 60 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2013-10-19 Samuel Gawith - Chocolate Flake (Kendal Mayor's Collection) 191 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2013-10-19 Mac Baren - Virginia No. 1 255 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 249 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2013-10-09 Peter Stokkebye - Proper English (No.52) 116 13 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2013-10-09 Reiner - Blend 71: Long Golden Flake 145 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 347 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) 283 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) 60 22 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2012-11-30 Peterson - Nightcap 646 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 157 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2012-11-21 Boswell Pipes & Tobacco - Sweet Tea 40 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) 284 31 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-04-25 Dunhill - London Mixture 272 25 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-04-25 Benjamin Hartwell - Evening Stroll 54 9 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-04-25 Peterson - Old Dublin 272 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) 295 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2012-02-16 Lane Limited - Captain Black Royal 225 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.5
2012-02-10 John Middleton, Inc - Carter Hall 437 2 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2012-02-01 Peterson - The Royal Yacht 410 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2012-01-30 Esoterica Tobacciana - Margate 199 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 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.7
2012-01-27 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Bob's Chocolate Flake 244 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2012-01-27 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Ennerdale Flake 212 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2012-01-23 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Sir Walter Raleigh 245 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 369 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-19 Two Friends - Bed & Breakfast 21 3 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-01-19 Peterson - My Mixture 965 598 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2012-01-18 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Navy Flake 253 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.2
2012-01-16 Sterling Tobacco Co - Royal London Dock 5 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-01-11 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Velvet 124 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.3
2012-01-11 Solani - 656: Aged Burley Flake 252 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2012-01-11 Cornell & Diehl - Autumn Evening 276 2 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-01-11 Cornell & Diehl - Pirate Kake (Sea Scoundrels) 207 15 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-11 Ashton - Old Dog 31 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2012-01-09 Davidoff - Flake Medallions 145 6 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-09 Orlik Tobacco Company A/S - Golden Sliced (Red Tin) 466 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-01-09 John Middleton, Inc - Prince Albert 488 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2012-01-05 Ashton - Smooth Sailing 51 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.6
2012-01-04 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 575 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2012-01-04 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Escudo Navy De Luxe 433 10 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5