In a bind: Sail Yellow vs Capt Black White

Discussion in 'OTC Over the counter tobacco' started by County Mountie, Dec 10, 2013.

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In a bind, which would you choose?

  1. Sail Yellow

    8 vote(s)
    27.6%
  2. Captain Black White

    12 vote(s)
    41.4%
  3. No thanks, I'll wait until I get home...

    9 vote(s)
    31.0%
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  1. County Mountie

    County Mountie Active Member

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    Let's say your only hope for a smoke is a grocery store or drug store, and all they have in stock is:

    1) Sail Yellow

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    2) Captain Black White

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    Which would you choose and why?

    This is a true story.
     
  2. irish2fish

    irish2fish Active Member

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    Cpt Black white. It doesn't bother me, and I know that. I don't know about sail, never tried it.
     
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  3. ruffinogold

    ruffinogold Ruffinogold-Mayor, I.R.G.E.--At Large. Mayor

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    Sail Yellow by a light year ! It's damn good quality and smokes perfectly . I actually have some on my running order that I'm building for myself for Christmass :ohyh:
     
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  4. Trauma

    Trauma Active Member

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    I've never had either so your on your own with this one!
     
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  5. Albert

    Albert Active Member

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    I d go with sail since I haven't tried it yet and I know I don't like Cbw all that much.
     
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  6. Arkie

    Arkie Active Member

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    There's no comparison. Sail is waaaaay better.
     
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  7. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Sales Account

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    Not fair. Sail is pipe tobacco.
     
  8. County Mountie

    County Mountie Active Member

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    Didn't know Sail had a following!
     
  9. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Sales Account

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    No it's just that lots of us think Captain Black tastes like a chocolate cake soaked in gasoline. :th1:
     
  10. DetroitDoug

    DetroitDoug Member

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    Never tried Sail. Send me some, I'll smoke it and then vote. :byg:
     
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  11. leacha

    leacha Just a Member

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    CBW. Was my first baccy. I still have some in my storage.
     
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  12. MakDragon

    MakDragon Wizard of PSF

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    I'm not going to ask, I'm not going to ask........
     
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  13. michiganlover

    michiganlover Active Member

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    I've smoked both, and don't mind either. I'm working through a pouch of Captain Black at the moment. I would choose sail though. Its a mild very flavorful English blend. I've tried a lot of OTC blends, and rank it among the best.
     
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  14. dmkerr

    dmkerr PG- free since '83! Moderator

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    I'll wait until I get home, since you were kind enough to provide us with that option.

    If I were younger and life wasn't so dang short, I'd grudgingly choose the Sail
     
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  15. Arkie

    Arkie Active Member

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    There isn't a lot of difference among the 3 Sail mixtures - yellow, ivory & green label. The green is called aromatic by the blending house but I suspect that is because it has a hint of latakia and/or Oriental leaf. Any of the 3 mixtures make a good all-day smoke. The yellow label stuff used to be sold in tubs but now all 3 mixtures are sold only in pouches. I buy 5 or 6 pouches at a time and jar them.
     
  16. WalkinStick

    WalkinStick Your Huckleberry

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    And it still isn't dry... :byg:
     
  17. Primal

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    I only have access to Captain Black white(regular), Royal and Gold. So far White is better than the Royal but i haven't tried the Gold yet.
     
  18. Smokey Tom

    Smokey Tom Active Member

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    I've had both and I think Sail tastes like Blechhhh. CBW all the way.
     
  19. Arkie

    Arkie Active Member

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    It amazes me how most of you here think CB is great and Borkum Riff is bad. Neither is very good but if I had to chose between the two I'd go for the BR.
     
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  20. AustinLM

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    Sail because I haven't tried it yet. CBW isn't terrible though, and it's room note is why I got hooked on pipes.
     
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