Off the beaten trail tobacco?

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  1. afiaowo

    afiaowo Member

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    I received my first order of the Middle Earth series from Just for Him. I also know of House of Calabash.

    What other off the trail places are out there who have their own tobaccos of high quality?
     
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  2. Spillproof

    Spillproof Mostly Harmless Moderator

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    Well they aren't exactly rare but Uhle's and Pipeworks & Wilke come to mind.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    dmkerr PG- free since '83! Moderator

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    Peretti's of Boston is another.
     
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    +1 for Uhle's.
    I enjoy several of their blends. My favorite is Bishop's Move, a Balkan of sorts. Their Blend 00 is a world class burley as well. You will find them to be an excellent source of many blends and their customer service is excellent as well.
     
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    dmkerr PG- free since '83! Moderator

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    00 and Bishop's Move are my two favorites as well.
     
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  7. afiaowo

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    Thanks all! Keep 'em coming.
     
  8. TWolf

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    Hmm. I didn't know about the Middle Earth series. I may need to try them just because me and my family are such huge LOTR fans. Not so sure about the one with the mushrooms though. :) I'd be interested to know your opinion after you try them. Thanks.
     
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    I have not used them, but I hear very good things about park lane tobacconist
     
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    Do Not, I repeat Do Not fear the Shortcut to Mushrooms. It is a fantastic latakia with a sweetness that keeps you chasing after it. Techincally yes it's an aromatic but it has a wonderful depth of flavor. You have to work to make it bite, the only thing to be mindful of is you may need to let it set out a bit to dry it just a tad. It's not goopy by any means just a bit moist to keep a good ember.
     
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  11. Slow Tri

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    I just tried this blend for the first time over the last few days. I love it.

    Park Lane's Red Paramour is another favorite. And anything from Peretti's. Espeicially their Cambridge Flake and Park Square blends.
     
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    Uhle's
    LJ Peretti
    Milan Tobacconists
    Pipeworks & Wilke
     
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    Boswell's has premium blends and great service, oh and famous pipes
     
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    I like a number of the house blends that The Golden Leaf in Mpls and St Paul, MN, sell. They do phone orders, but they don't have a site that lists/describes their blends, though, so that's tough.
     
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    I have been to the St. Paul store and couldn't agree more
     
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