Tobaccos that you think I will like!

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bluepipe

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Hey guys, how is everyone?

It would be nice to have some suggestions on tobaccos that I might like based on the ones I laready know I like.

From G&H:
no.2 flake !!
Glengarry !!
Ennerdale
Circular navy cut - I think it's what you might call Lakeland

Other that I liked:
A blend called three escudos - it's virginia with perique and I have my tobacconist add more perique to it. I want to find more of these blends but it's the only va+per blend my tobacconist has.
Peterson University flake - a bit too heavy on the nic

The ones that I have tried and did not like or wasn't excited about:

Latakia blend from tobacconist
Erinmore balkan mix
Lightweight aromatics - I tried them when I first switched from cigs and I needed a nic hit. Anything really lightweight in nic and aroma I don't find pleasing.
Bosun cut and westmorland - they are really heavy on the nicotine without much extra aroma. They are too strong for me.

So to summarise, I guess I don't like latakia (not sure though!), very light or very strong tobaccos. I like virginias!

I am trying to create a list to order online from the US. So all you USA pipe smokers out there - please I could use your opinion.

Thanks for taking the time to reply.

bluepipe
 

yinyang

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Man, it's a wide open playing field then.

If you like Va/Pers, how about something exotic...Sunday Picnic by C&D, or Tudor Castle by McClelland. These are vapers with an oriental leaf component. Relatively unique, without being too much a stretch for you taste wise.

There is so many other options, though, I'll let others 'pipe' up.
 

bluepipe

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Man, it's a wide open playing field then.

If you like Va/Pers, how about something exotic...Sunday Picnic by C&D, or Tudor Castle by McClelland. These are vapers with an oriental leaf component. Relatively unique, without being too much a stretch for you taste wise.

There is so many other options, though, I'll let others 'pipe' up.
I have only tried one va/per and I seem to like it. It's good when I want something that is not "sweet". That's the reason I like the no.2 flake as well. It's not sweet. Completely plain. btw, I didn't know there was so much difference between Latakia and Perique.
 

bluepipe

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Thanks for the suggestions guys! Preferably in bulk? Oh mighty ones please help. I made a list of things that seem good only by reading the tobacco content from 4noggins bulk tobaccos - basically everything with virginia and without latakia!

Sas, are all "scotich" and "navy" supposed to represent the same thing?

Oh god that Reiner is expensive even in the US !
 

Sasquatch

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Nah the Navy Cavendish is a rum-soaked virginia affair, some cigar-ish notes and some really sweet tastes tucked deep in.

Scottish Cake is basically a Va/Per broken flake. I don't know if it's topped - it smells heavenly. Manly stuff - full flavor and no bull:poop:. If you want a tasty Va/per, this one is really good.
 

Sasquatch

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For bulks - the McClelland bulk va/per is good - 5110? I can't remember the number.

Also the 4noggins blends are yummy - Rich knows what he's doing.
 

bluepipe

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Good info right there! Thanks a lot. I typed my question wrong though. What I meant to say is: Are there any similarities between "navy" blends OR "scotish" blends? - like for example when a blend has "english" or "balkan" in the name it means there is latakia.
 

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Alamosa from 4noggins is pretty delicious! It's a Virginia/Perique blend with a very light (floral?) topping. Solid Medium in strength. A very tasty broken flake!

Peter Stokkebye Luxury Bulls Eye Flake is very good. Light/Medium in strength. Looks groovy!

If you want a more Perique, try John Patton's Cool Hand Fluke. I haven't tried it but have read mostly good things about it.
 
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