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Real NameMike Penix
Joined2003-03
Last Visited2015-08
LocationEarth

Smoker/Collector for 34 + years.

All I've got to say is this: I am astounded how my tobacco tastes continue to evolve.

There are a lot of tobaccos out there that are wonderful - the "good old days" are right now.

Badges

Venerator Has rated at least half of their reviews with 4 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.

Favorites

Date Blend Reviews Avg Rating
2015-08-26 McClelland - Bayou Slice (Blakeney's Best) 31 ★★★★ 3.4

Reviews

78 reviews
287 helpful votes
4 star:
41 Strongly Recommended
3 star:
11 Recommended
2 star:
14 Somewhat Recommended
1 star:
12 Not Recommended

Preferences: Perique 3.9, Oriental/Turkish 3.9, Latakia 3.8, Virginia 3.8, Burley 3.6, Black Cavendish 3.2

Date Blend Reviews Helpful Rating Avg Rating
2015-08-26 Rattray - 7 Reserve 67 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2015-06-12 McClelland - Bayou Slice (Blakeney's Best) 31 7 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2015-06-02 Sutliff Tobacco Company - St. George's Blend (Sutliff Private Stock) 10 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2015-05-14 Peterson - Hyde Park 95 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 2.9
2014-12-29 John Middleton, Inc - Prince Albert Choice Blend 22 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-10-01 McClelland - Yenidje Highlander (Grand Orientals) 54 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-10-01 Peretti - Smith's Own (English Blends) 18 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2013-07-23 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Mixture No. 79 187 1 ★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 1.9
2013-05-14 Hearth & Home - Magnum Opus (Marquee Series) 65 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2009-06-23 Peretti - Tashkent (English Blends) 38 12 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2009-06-23 Friedman & Pease - Silk Road 4 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 4.0
2009-06-22 Friedman & Pease - Aleister 8 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 2.9
2009-06-13 Seattle Pipe Club - Plum Pudding 177 4 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2009-03-25 Mac Baren - Virginia No. 1 260 2 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2009-03-25 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Erinmore Flake 379 1 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9
2009-03-03 G. L. Pease - Samarra (Original Mixtures) 90 50 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2009-01-18 Dan Tobacco - Liberty (American History Mixtures) 15 2 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.3
2009-01-18 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Rum Flake 131 8 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2008-11-27 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Count Pulaski 72 9 ★★★★ ★★★★ 2.9
2008-11-27 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Bob's Chocolate Flake 247 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2008-11-27 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Coniston Cut Plug 73 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2008-11-27 John Middleton, Inc - Prince Albert 491 1 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9
2008-08-23 G. L. Pease - Charing Cross (Classic Collection) 107 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2007-06-30 J. F. Germain & Son - Royal Jersey Perique Mixture 52 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2007-06-13 John Middleton, Inc - Carter Hall 439 3 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2007-01-01 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Sir Walter Raleigh 248 0 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2006-11-07 Samuel Gawith - Cob Plug 31 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2006-11-07 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Half & Half 353 1 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.2
2006-11-07 McClelland - Bombay Extra (Personal Reserve) 45 3 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.1
2006-09-16 Hearth & Home - Anniversary Kake (Signature Series) 157 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2006-01-02 Wilke Pipe Tobacco - Vermont Maple Cavendish 46 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2006-01-02 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Twist Flake 215 1 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.2
2006-01-02 Rattray - Black Virginia 54 1 ★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.5
2006-01-02 House of Windsor - Field & Stream 57 1 ★★★☆ ★★☆☆ 2.2
2006-01-02 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Five Brothers 148 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2006-01-02 McClelland - Dominican Glory Maduro 43 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2006-01-02 Mac Baren - Plumcake 282 4 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2006-01-02 Cornell & Diehl - Pirate Kake (Sea Scoundrels) 208 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2006-01-02 Esoterica Tobacciana - Margate 201 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2005-12-15 Mac Baren - Mixture: Scottish Blend 378 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2005-12-15 Mac Baren - Mixture: Scottish Blend 378 4 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2005-10-10 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Louisiana Perique Flake 88 5 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.1
2005-06-05 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Sweet Coconut Twist 45 8 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2005-05-23 Peterson - Elizabethan Mixture 259 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2005-05-23 Peterson - The Royal Yacht 413 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2005-05-10 Stephen Mitchell & Son - Tam O' Shanter 4 3 ★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆ 1.8
2005-04-30 Samuel Gawith - Kendal Cream Deluxe Flake 163 5 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2005-04-30 House of Windsor - Revelation 80 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2005-04-30 House of Windsor - Bourbon Street 32 0 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.1
2005-04-14 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Bright CR Flake 73 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2005-04-14 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Glengarry Flake 60 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2005-03-05 Dan Tobacco - Hamborger Veermaster 112 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2004-10-31 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Ennerdale Flake 214 53 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2004-10-31 Mac Baren - Dark Twist Roll Cake 208 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2004-10-31 Mac Baren - Latakia Blend 73 0 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.4
2004-10-31 McClelland - Grey Havens (Craftsbury Series) 81 1 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.6
2004-10-19 W.O. Larsen - Shamrock 5 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2004-10-01 W.D. & H.O. Wills - Capstan Navy Cut Full 10 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2004-10-01 Fribourg & Treyer - Cut Virginia Plug 75 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2004-09-12 Lane Limited - Crown Achievement 85 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2004-09-11 Dunhill - London Mixture 273 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2004-09-05 Samuel Gawith - Full Virginia Flake 586 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2004-09-05 Samuel Gawith - Squadron Leader 527 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2004-09-05 Planta - Presbyterian Mixture 292 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2004-07-28 Butera - Kingfisher 83 2 ★☆☆☆ ★★★★ 2.9
2004-06-07 Sobranie of London - The Balkan Sobranie 93 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2004-05-20 Orlik Tobacco Company A/S - Golden Sliced (Red Tin) 469 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2004-03-27 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Bosun Cut Plug 64 11 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.3
2004-03-22 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Kendal Flake 65 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2003-11-10 James Fox - Dorisco Mixture 53 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2003-10-01 McClelland - Frog Morton (Craftsbury Series) 370 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2003-07-29 Lane Limited - BLWB 67 5 ★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.4
2003-07-04 McClelland - Organically Grown Flake 9 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2003-06-04 Paul Olsen - No. 111 21 6 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2003-04-16 Peterson - My Mixture 965 602 1 ★☆☆☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2003-04-06 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Escudo Navy De Luxe 434 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2003-04-01 Mac Baren - Original Flake 59 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2003-03-20 Peretti - Omega (English Blends) 38 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7