Full bodied and full strength, Kendal Kentucky is full strength and full bodied. Made from 100% African grown variations of Kentucky seed (Malawi, Uganda and Tanzania). Fire-curing of these tobaccos gives this tobacco very distinctive aroma and flavor.
Company: Gawith, Hoggarth & Co.
How Packaged: Bulk
Style: Burley Based
Tobacco Used: Kentucky
Bowls Smoked: 2
Date Purchased/Obtained: 8/1/15
Storage Method: Mason Jar
Pipe(s) Used: Basic $40 Pipe
Price Point: $3.50/oz
Purchased: Sample from another BOTL
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Tin/Jar Note: Smokey, with a brown sugar and honey note.
Visual: Shag is a very fitting name of this cut. It creates a tangled lump of very thin strips of tobacco. All in various dark shades of brown.
Flavors: Very smokey with a toasty body and notes of brown sugar.
Smoking Experience: Very smooth, no gurgle, no bite and very few relights. With lots of smoke to boot.
Tobacco Strength: Full
Room Note: Tolerable
Comparable Tobacco: This is probably the strongest tobacco I have had yet. So, I don’t have anything to compare it to.
Conclusion: Although, this was a strong tobacco, it was still smooth and enjoyable. Not exactly something I would turn to very often, but I did like it.
Rating: 2 Stars AKA "Only when it is Free" - Would smoke a bowl if it was free and had nothing else