Burley that bites like a dog.

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  1. Mington

    Mington Well-Known Member

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    OK 3rd shot at Boswell's Premium Burley, this time in my best pipe; my Pete.

    Better than my 1st 2 attempts in diff. pipes, but still not my fav.
    I like it, it's OK, but maybe burley isn't my thing. I don't love it.
    But, like a few of you suggested, I will try others.

    The tobacco in the jar smells kinda sweet. I love the smell in the jar.
    It is very peppery and more like a cigarette tobacco (to me).
    <I know...I am nuts>

    This will stay in my rotation and I will come back to it, but it will be in the back of the shelf.
    (Unless I hear a trade?) heh
     
  2. Amalgam

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    Ok Guys I did what some of you told me to do. I basically put the Burley London Blend in my pipe and did not pack it at all. I just fill it up by gravity and the smoke was as cool as it gets; did not bite whatsoever. Hard to smoke though because for every puff I got just the half of the smoke in my mouth as other packed tobacco, but it was smooth and cool. However I found out that it is not one of my favorite so I will use it for some homemade blends. Thank you very much for helping me with this problem.

    Alfredo
     
  3. Stoked

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    Alfredo, McB London Burley is really good stuff and worth the effort. Careful packing and slow puffing is a must, just like other McB's.

    Your patience will be rewarded.

    I like mixing in about 15% McClellands Orientals with the McB and the result is a truly outstanding blend.
     
  4. woody

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    Try it with a pinch of MB Vanilla Creme.
     
  5. Stoked

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    Whoa, that sounds like a winner! :thankyou:
     
  6. Amalgam

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    Woody I will try the Vanilla Creme blend shortly I already ordered the VC. In the mean time I have a Peterson Sherlock Holmes blend which in my opinion is very bland, so I mixed it with the london blend 50:50 and the result was pretty good.
     
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