and part II too (tutu?)
by Jose Ruiz
Now we will jump right into another review with a tobacco followed by a pipe review on a new pipe to me so I will review the pipe as well.
The tobacco smoked is from MAC BAREN “The Solent Mixture”
Pipe used: Nordig Eriksen Egg # 2 Keystone pipe
Tobacco: Burley, Cavendish, Latakia, Virginia
Flavoring: Cocoa, Chocolate, Rum, Vanilla
Pack method: Franks method
Tin note: Sweet notes of vanilla, rum, fruit, grass.
Room note: Cocoa, nuts, light smokiness, some sweetness.
Taste: No vanilla tasted, slight wood smoke, nuts, some sweet notes.
Notes: Out of the tin the aroma is unusual. It reminds me somewhat of the famed Esoterica blends in its slight licorice notes. You don’t normally find the licorice used in most English blends as a part of the fermentation process. Perhaps its inclusion…
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