Lowest and Highest Nicotine Content

Discussion in 'Pipe Tobacco' started by fallsguy, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. fallsguy

    fallsguy Member

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    The last thing I want in a pipe tobacco is nicotine. Perhaps some of you more experienced pipe smokers can point out some of the best and worst tobaccos for nicotine, as well as which low nicotines might have the best taste.
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  2. user1975

    user1975 Active Member

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    If you don't want much nicotine in your pipe tobacco, avoid 1792 Flake, Irish Flake, and SG Dark Plug at all costs!
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  3. Jeebs

    Jeebs Ole Timer

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    Solani aged burly flake.......... high nic content.
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    colorduke Active Member

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    Stay away from 5brothers,it will kick ass.
  5. fallsguy

    fallsguy Member

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    Thanks. This is what I want to hear!
  6. AndyLowry

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    For low nicotine, try cornsilk.

    :)
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  7. fallsguy

    fallsguy Member

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    Is that a Dunhill brand?

    ......lol
  8. fallsguy

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    Probably all the best tasting ones, right?
  9. AndyLowry

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    I actually smoked it as a kid. Tastes pretty good, burns a little hot, needs a lot of drying. Best part is it's free if you know where to look.
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  10. Arkie

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    I don't know first hand but I've been told from many sources that Royal Yacht and Univeristy Flake have a heckuva nic kick. Some here on the forum laugh at me for saying it but Prince Albert gives me a nic buzz.
  11. user1975

    user1975 Active Member

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    Well, I like them for sure!
  12. Mington

    Mington BM fan (Billy Martin)

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    No wonder I like it so much! :beck:
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  13. Dondi

    Dondi Active Member

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    Tambolaka... it's like getting your nicotine through an IV drip!
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  14. fallsguy

    fallsguy Member

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    Just the name sounds heavy!
  15. AndyLowry

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    The lightest tobaccos I have on hand are McClelland's 5100 and A.M. Pipe. The former is a straight Virginia, the latter a light English. Straight Virginia seems to be pretty mild in general, but I don't know that everyone would agree with that.
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    I second that. In fact, I don't think I've ever got a nic hit off of a McClelland tobacco, but 5100 and A.M. Pipe are very tasty tobaccos that won't knock you to the floor.
  17. cobbsmoker

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    5100 has a mild to medium nicotine level which I enjoy, it's just enough to be a satisfying smoke for me.
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  18. yinyang

    yinyang Some rim charring is to be expected.

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    A little search and sift over on tobaccoreviews should give a concensus view on those blends that are extremely mild and also overwhelming.

    Most MacBaren and McClelland blends are historically considered mild, btw. Most anything plug, rope or even shag are likely strong.
  19. Mount Mandolin

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    I like a little nicotine in my pipe tobacco. One thing I've noticed is that pipe tobacco nicotine seems to give me a nice, relaxed feeling buzz, whereas cigar and cigarette nicotine seems to make me feel a bit queasy in the stomach and generally just not as pleasant.

    10 Russians is high in nicotine, as is Irish Flake (very high), and Nightcap gives me a nice nicotine hit as well. But to me, the nicotine hit is one of the nice things that make Nightcap so relaxing. Like I said, different type of feeling than the nicotine in other tobacco media.
  20. SouthBound

    SouthBound Clearing the Grassy Knoll

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    I traded ArtisanArcher for some Irish Flake just because of all the buzz about its nic content. I found it to be just right (WOW!).
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