Re: STRONG tobaccos
- The effect the rum flake had might have had somehting to do with the
Gin and tonic I had with it to "cleanse the pallete" :)
I have not tried the 1792 because I had heard it was stronger than
the Dark Kendal Flake and Dark Kendal shag, both of which sent my
head spinning. The RY that I tried was not that great, but it was the
newer stuff so I look forward to trying the Murray's.
It's funny - some high nicotine blends send me into the stratosphere
and others do not.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Steve Fallon" <stbjfallon@...>
> Rum Flake is a once or twice a year change of pace smoke for me. It
> is rough and kind of gets to the back of my throat like no other
> tobacco. Nicotine wise, It is certainly revved up, but a
> compared to Samuel Gawith's 1792 Flake or Dunhill's Royal Yachtmeeting.
> (Murray's version.)
> I don't have any 1792 Flake on hand, Colin. But I'll have a bowl of
> well aged RY on hand for you at the February Waco Pipe Club
> But, smoke it early on. I'd hate to send you on the road in yourcar
> after you've just smoked a bowl!with
> Later pardner,
> Steve Fallon
> --- In email@example.com, "Colin Rigsby"
> <shurewoodbriarpipes@> wrote:
> > I recently purchased a tin of Gawith and Hoggarth Rum Flake. Not
> > aromatic fan, but MOST of theirs are well done and not typical
> > aromatics. This one, though a bit over humidified (as typical
> > and G&H blends), was a bit on the more typical side. Not really
> > flavor, but in room note. The real problem though was that it
> packed a
> > huge nicotine punch, and just about put me down for the night.
> This is
> > coming from a guy who like Haddo's Delight, so I'm not a light
> > where tobaks are concerned. The first and only bowl I have smoked
> > far was rough, much like the same company's rope varieties.
> > Has anyone else had this experience with this company's blends?
> > What are some of the blends you consider to be strong in regards
> > nicotine?