'Ol Limey Bastard. Interesting name and it made me expect and somewhat rougher profile. But I was wrong. It is a nice and easy smoke, with some great flavors.
‘Ol Limey Bastard
Company: B&B Tobacconists, LLC
Tobacco Used: Burley, Cavendish, Latakia, Virginia
Bowls Smoked: 2
Date Purchased/Obtained: 08/01/15
Storage Method: Mason Jar
Pipe(s) Used: Basic $40 pipe
Price Point: $4.59/oz
Purchased: Sample from another BOTL
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Tin/Jar Note: It’s smokey, but there is also a deep sweetness to it.
Visual: It’s a dark bulk of ribbon tobacco with some dark tan Virginias.
Flavors: Smooth and easy. There was a lot of smokiness with some slight spice and hints of creaminess.
Smoking Experience: It smoked very well. Only had to do one relight and the smoke production was great.
Tobacco Strength: Medium
Room Note: Pleasant to Tolerable
Comparable Tobacco: Dunhill 965 (In spirit)
Conclusion: It was enjoyable. Not my favorite, but I couldn’t find anything to not like about it. This would be a very great and easy go to blend.
Rating: 3 Stars AKA "When it is on Sale" – Wouldn't pay full retail but would purchase it on sale