Soft and Sweet (Review of BORKUM RIFF 36°N Mixture (Limited Edition 2014))

Virginia, burley, and black cavendish are ribbon cut loosely to create a beautiful tobacco mixture.  Cracking this tin gives the impression of a wine and mead tasting with a strong, sweet aroma that assaults the nostrils. Packing easily, and lighting just as easily, it stays lit throughout the smoke.  I am impressed with how little…

Conversation in Smoke (Review of Ole Shenandoah Barrel No. 76)

This beautifully crafted burley and black cavendish mixture brings the scent of meadows when opened, as the honey and vanilla aromas intertwine impeccably.  It has the appearance of shaved toffee and coffee combined. Packing easily, I was very impressed that it did not over-compress in the bowl, which I find happens with such moist  tobaccos…

The Piper and His Goodwife – Mac Baren’s Plum Cake – Navy Blend

For today’s review I’m reviewing Mac Baren’s Plum Cake – Navy Blend. May you all have a great day. Keep on puffin. Blend: Virginia, Burley, Cavendish, Latakia Cut: Loose cut, small pieces of pressed tobacco Tin size: 3.5 oz. Tin Notes:  Rum topping, plum, Sweet, pungent. Taste: Mild to medium, cool smoke, slight natural sweetness.…