How Packaged: Bulk
Tobacco Used: Black Cavendish, Burley, Virginia
Casing/Topping: Nuts & Beans
Cut: Broken Flake
Bowls Smoked: 2
Date Purchased/Obtained: November 2015
Storage Method: Mason Jar
Pipe(s) Used: Drew Estate Tsuge
Price Point: $3/oz
Purchased: Sample from another BOTL
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Tin/Jar Note: Strong notes of vanilla, with a peanut aroma in the background.
Visual: A various array of tobacco fragments, all in a dark shade. From dark brown to chocolate.
Flavors: Nuts, beans, earth, vanilla & rum
Smoking Experience: Burned very smooth and steady, while staying extremely cool without any tongue bite or gurgle.
Tobacco Strength: Mild
Room Note: Very Pleasant
Conclusion: Boswell continues to impress me with their aromatics. They are able to achieve a pleasant aroma and flavor, without soggy, harsh tobaccos. The nuttiness is slight, probably mostly from the burley. The bean is an interesting note and I was not expecting to get it, even given the topping. Very nice smoke.
Rating: 4 Stars AKA "Keep in the Rotation" – Purchase enough to keep it in the rotation