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Real NameCurt
Joined2013-12
Last Visited2022-01
LocationMichigan

Briar and gars starting about 45 years ago. Enjoy exploring different blends across the spectrum, for what they purport to offer. Not a baccy or pipe snob.

Badges

Neutralist Has rated between 50% to 80% of their reviews with 2 or 3 stars.
Veteran Has posted reviews in at least 5 different years.
Connoisseur Has reviewed at least 50 tobaccos from at least 10 brands.
Motivator Has upvoted at least 80% of the time.

Reviews

138 reviews
315 helpful votes
4 star:
60 Strongly Recommended
3 star:
54 Recommended
2 star:
23 Somewhat Recommended
1 star:
1 Not Recommended

Preferences: Perique 3.7, Kentucky 3.6, Latakia 3.6, Virginia 3.5, Oriental/Turkish 3.5, Black Cavendish 3.5, Cavendish 3.5, Burley 3.4

Date Blend Reviews Helpful Rating Avg Rating
2020-04-26 McClelland - Drama Reserve (Grand Orientals) 62 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2020-04-22 Peter Heinrichs - Dark Strong Flake (Special Selection) 38 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 2.9
2017-05-26 Cornell & Diehl - Oriental Silk 48 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2017-04-02 Peter Stokkebye - Black Kathy 8 1 ★★★★ ★★☆☆ 2.5
2016-04-27 Vauen - No. 14 Virginia Flake 24 0 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.5
2016-04-25 Samuel Gawith - Scottish Autumn Flake (Four Seasons) 36 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.8
2016-04-23 Tsuge Premium Pipe Tobacco - First Days of Spring (The Four Seasons) 10 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2016-01-31 Peter Stokkebye - Turkish Export (No.84) 34 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2015-07-17 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Five Brothers 148 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2015-07-07 CAO - Black 24 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.5
2014-12-30 Brigham - Maritime Morning (Legend) 6 0 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 2.8
2014-12-06 McClelland - Yenidje Supreme (Grand Orientals) 61 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-11-19 G. L. Pease - Triple Play (New World Collection) 67 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-11-16 Nording - Labrador (Hunter Blend) 22 0 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-11-16 Cornell & Diehl - Mississippi Mud 94 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-11-04 McClelland - Syrian Super Balkan (Syrian Latakia) 31 0 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.5
2014-11-03 McClelland - Syrian Full Balkan 40 2 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.7
2014-11-02 Tinder Box - Reserve 1928 27 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-11-02 Tinder Box - Sherlock's Choice 33 3 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.6
2014-11-02 Tinder Box - Chartwell 12 3 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-11-01 Tinder Box - Philosopher Blend 31 0 ★★★☆ ★★☆☆ 2.5
2014-11-01 Tinder Box - Sunset 4 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-10-31 Tinder Box - Special 21 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-10-30 Tinder Box - Wilshire 27 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2014-10-30 Tinder Box - Captain Spice 13 0 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-10-27 Savinelli - Doblone d'Oro 44 9 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2014-10-26 Mac Baren - Norwood 24 7 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-10-26 Mac Baren - Cherry Ambrosia 66 8 ★★★★ ★★☆☆ 2.2
2014-10-12 Peter Stokkebye - English Oriental Supreme (No.306) 83 7 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.2
2014-04-16 Davidoff - Royalty 121 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-04-15 Mac Baren - Virginia No. 1 261 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-04-15 Peterson - The Royal Yacht 417 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2014-04-11 Mac Baren - Vanilla Cream Loose Cut 306 17 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9
2014-03-26 Tabac Manil - La Brumeuse (Pure Semois) 74 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-03-18 Samuel Gawith - Navy Flake 160 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-03-18 Samuel Gawith - Commonwealth Mixture 201 6 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-03-18 Mac Baren - Plumcake 282 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2014-03-17 Samuel Gawith - Finest Kendal Twist Black XX 34 3 ★★★★ ★☆☆☆ 2.2
2014-03-17 D & R Tobacco - Cockstrong Premium Pipe Tobacco 15 5 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2014-03-16 Dan Tobacco - Bill Bailey's Balkan Blend 89 1 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.1
2014-03-16 Dan Tobacco - Gordon Pym 50 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.2
2014-03-16 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 583 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-03-16 Mac Baren - Navy Flake 323 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-03-16 Paul Olsen - No. 111 21 7 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-03-10 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Ennerdale Flake 214 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-03-02 Vauen - Zeppelin 12 8 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.1
2014-03-02 Esoterica Tobacciana - Stonehaven 213 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.6
2014-02-23 G. L. Pease - JackKnife Plug (New World Collection) 146 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-02-23 McClelland - CPCC Samovar (Club Blends) 43 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2014-02-23 G. L. Pease - Chelsea Morning (Old London Series) 152 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-02-22 Mac Baren - Capstan Original Navy Cut 194 9 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-02-22 Rattray - Old Gowrie (British Collection) 286 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-02-20 Hearth & Home - Larry's Blend (Signature Series) 117 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-02-20 Dunhill - London Mixture 275 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-02-19 J. F. Germain & Son - Royal Jersey Perique Mixture 52 0 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-02-19 McClelland - 3 Oaks Syrian (Collector Series) 94 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2014-02-19 pipesandcigars.com - Scotty's Old Red (Scotty's Bulk Blends) 20 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-02-10 Cornell & Diehl - Junkyard Dawg 39 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-01-30 Seattle Pipe Club - Plum Pudding 179 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-01-10 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Spinnaker (Sutliff Private Stock) 13 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.4
2014-01-10 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Barbados Plantation (Sutliff Private Stock) 35 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-01-10 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Westminster (Sutliff Private Stock) 18 0 ★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 1.9
2014-01-09 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Molto Dolce (Sutliff Private Stock) 171 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-01-09 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Bosphorus Cruise (Sutliff Private Stock) 25 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.6
2014-01-09 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Berkshire (Sutliff Private Stock) 16 0 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.3
2014-01-09 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Metropolitain (Sutliff Private Stock) 8 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.0
2014-01-09 Sutliff Tobacco Company - R-Blend (Sutliff Private Stock) 17 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.4
2014-01-09 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Granger 127 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-01-09 John Middleton, Inc - Carter Hall 439 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-01-08 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Erinmore Flake 382 1 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9
2014-01-08 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Field Master (Sutliff Private Stock) 17 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-01-08 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Charlemagne (Sutliff Private Stock) 14 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2014-01-08 Sutliff Tobacco Company - South Seas (Sutliff Private Stock) 10 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2014-01-08 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Alexander Bridge (Sutliff Private Stock) 18 3 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2014-01-08 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Blue Danube (Sutliff Private Stock) 15 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.6
2014-01-07 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Blend No.5 (Sutliff Private Stock) 79 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-01-07 Cornell & Diehl - Evening Rise 15 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2014-01-07 Cornell & Diehl - Purple Cow 54 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2014-01-07 McClelland - Stave-Aged Virginia 35 Ribbon 27 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-01-06 G. L. Pease - Haddo's Delight (Original Mixtures) 297 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2014-01-06 G. L. Pease - Odyssey (Original Mixtures) 213 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-01-06 McClelland - Blue Mountain/Balkan Blue 100 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-01-06 G. L. Pease - Gaslight (Old London Series) 140 6 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-01-05 G. L. Pease - Westminster (Heirloom Collection) 275 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-01-05 G. L. Pease - Meridian (Old London Series) 49 0 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-01-05 McClelland - 2012 Holiday Spirit 7 0 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.6
2014-01-05 Samuel Gawith - Skiff Mixture 215 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-01-05 Samuel Gawith - Squadron Leader 528 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-01-05 Samuel Gawith - 1792 Flake 436 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2014-01-05 Peterson - Irish Flake 430 0 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-01-04 Peterson - 3P's Peterson Perfect Plug 169 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-01-04 Mac Baren - HH Old Dark Fired 230 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2014-01-04 Peterson - University Flake 420 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-01-04 Fribourg & Treyer - Blackjack 44 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-01-04 Samuel Gawith - Grousemoor 228 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-01-04 Jerri's Tobacco Shop Denver, CO - Prime Minister 1 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-01-04 Jerri's Tobacco Shop Denver, CO - Autumn Bairn 1 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-01-04 Jerri's Tobacco Shop Denver, CO - BLWB (Burley Light Without Bite) 1 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-01-04 Jerri's Tobacco Shop Denver, CO - Honey Nut 1 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-01-04 Peterson - Flake 221 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-01-03 Peterson - Nightcap 653 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-01-03 Peterson - Balkan Delight 59 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-01-03 Stanwell - Melange 99 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-01-03 Stanwell - Vanilla (Sungold) 72 8 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2014-01-03 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Balkan Sasieni 276 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-01-02 Davidoff - Red Mixture 38 4 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2014-01-02 Esoterica Tobacciana - Pembroke 99 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2013-12-30 Peterson - My Mixture 965 603 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2013-12-30 Mac Baren - HH Vintage Syrian 231 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2013-12-30 Mac Baren - HH Acadian Perique 104 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2013-12-30 Karl Erik - Private Blend No.18 6 0 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.2
2013-12-30 Mac Baren - Honey & Chocolate 74 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2013-12-30 Mac Baren - Symphony 74 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2013-12-30 Villiger - After Dinner (1888) 17 11 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.6
2013-12-29 Peterson - Old Dublin 277 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2013-12-29 Peterson - Elizabethan Mixture 262 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2013-12-29 Drew Estate - Meat Pie 37 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2013-12-29 Mac Baren - Three Nuns 227 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2013-12-28 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Escudo Navy De Luxe 436 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2013-12-28 Peterson - Irish Cask 248 10 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2013-12-27 Peterson - Connoisseur's Choice 167 26 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.1
2013-12-27 Peterson - Sunset Breeze 196 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2013-12-27 Holger Danske - Golden Harmony 23 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.4
2013-12-27 Torben Dansk - Black Velvet 40 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2013-12-27 Iwan Ries - International 13 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2013-12-27 Iwan Ries - Canadian Plug 9 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.1
2013-12-26 Iwan Ries - Dr. Bradley 31 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2013-12-26 Iwan Ries - Private Blend 9 0 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2013-12-26 McClelland - Frog Morton's Cellar (Craftsbury Series) 200 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2013-12-25 G. L. Pease - Samarra (Original Mixtures) 90 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2013-12-25 McClelland - Dark Star (Personal Reserve) 229 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2013-12-25 Ashton - Artisan's Blend 201 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2013-12-25 G. L. Pease - Cumberland (Original Mixtures) 140 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2013-12-25 McClelland - Mellow Mack (Premium Aromatic) 45 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 2.8
2013-12-24 Rattray - Red Rapparee (British Collection) 199 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2013-12-23 Samuel Gawith - Full Virginia Flake 586 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2013-12-23 Samuel Gawith - Best Brown Flake 290 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2013-12-23 Mac Baren - Solent Mixture 52 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2