MB Golden Extra

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  1. woody

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    I've been smoking BLB for some time now and it has pretty much been my all day smoke. I recently got around to trying Golden Extra and must say that BLB now has some serious competition for my all day smoke. MB GE is very good. It seems a bit sweeter than BLB. Regardless, I could smoke either one now.
     


  2. Snake

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    Yep, Ruffino turned me on to Golden
    Extra. It's now my main choice during
    the commute to and from work.

    dp
     
  3. woody

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    Yeah he's the same one that brought it to my attention as well. Good job Ruffino! :puffy:
     
  4. dmkerr

    dmkerr PG- free since '83! Moderator

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    You might try some Symphony as well. It's a burley/VA/cavendish blend, which gives it a little extra oomph. It's the only Mac Baren blend in my rotation.
     
  5. woody

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    It's all priced good and available in bulk. Jesla sent me some Symphony a while back I guess it's time to try it again being I can smoke MBs now. I was still a newb when I tried it the first time.
     
  6. Wicklow

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    Don Ruffino sent me some in a trade a little while ago and it is a great smoke, I went and got me a pound a couple weeks later. I haven't tried BLB yet but I've been perfectly satisfied with the Golden Extra.
     
  7. woody

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    They are very similar.
     
  8. BradNTX

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    Ruffino should get a commission from MB. :eek:hyeah:

    I have an unopened tin and am more excited about trying it after reading your opinions. As soon as I polish off my Wessex Burley Slice I'll give it a go.
     
  9. ruffinogold

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    OMG ..... Is someone going on about MB GE :) Damn woddy , I should have sent you some ages ago . My bad .

    I've got an analogy for GE and BLB ... It's the same diffrence as SWR to PA . SWR and GE have a sweet on the edge thing where as BLB and PA are more the nut/choc burley .
    I'm glad someone else is diggin it . It's my benchmark blend . This time of year it's really tops . After Mass this Sunday I'm takin the family out for a picnic in the
    mini van we picked up yesterday [ I drive a silverado .. just in case you were thinkin ] and I'll be looking out at some view smokin GE and then drink some of this ... http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab13/ruffinogold/stuff/ruffino.jpg
     
  10. Beale

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    Ok I am so new to all this stuff? What is BLB and MB GE? The next question is where to buy? Beale.
     
  11. ruffinogold

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    GE / Golden Extra and BLB / Burley london Blend are two Burley tobacco blends from MacBaren / MB . You can buy it at any online etailer . Both blends come in bulk as well . Imo MB makes high quality consistant blends decade after decade .
     
  12. Beale

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    Thank you? Boy I gots a lot to learn! This is fun for me! i love learning new things, Beale.
     
  13. ruralhipster

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    Great found out about this the day after making an order. TAD continues.
     
  14. BradNTX

    BradNTX Well-Known Member

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    And it never ends, either! When I first signed up w/PSF I had 4 tobaccos and no tins. Now I have 11 lbs and a long TAD list that keeps growing.
     
  15. ruffinogold

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

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    Lol ... me too . I had GE , Cherry Blend , SWR and something else .... I was happy w/ no issues . Then I find this place . I've got 20 blends in variuos states . Freakin PSF :)
    It doses motivate me to try new things . I did a trade with Wicklow [ good dude ] and got turned on to SG Firedance ... it's been a high point for me .
     
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