Sutliff’s Count Polaski is a complex blend of four distinct sub-blends. The leaf content is a mixture of burley shag, burley plug, burley cube, Carolina flake, Virginia and Latakia. Named after Polish, Count Casimir Pulaski, a Revolutionary war hero known as the ‘Father of the American Calvary’

Count Polaski

Company: Sutliff

How Packaged: Bulk

Style: English

Tobacco Used: Burley, Latakia, Virginia

Casing/Topping: Anisette, Rum

Cut: Coarse Cut

Bowls Smoked: 2

Date Purchased/Obtained: 10/01/15

Storage Method: Mason Jar

Pipe(s) Used: Basic $40 Pipe

Price Point: $3.00/oz

Purchased: Sample from another BOTL

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Tin/Jar Note: Smoked meat. Rum. Plum.

Visual: Fairly large flakes of tobacco leaf. Lots of dark and light colored leaf.


Smoking Experience: Burns very hot, but also very well. It starts out fairly flat, but the flavors do rise up. There is a lot of nuttiness from the burley and a fair amount of hay notes. The Virginia eventually starts to kick in with some nice sweet notes. And I can detect slight hints of the rum casing. Towards the end I got a little gurgle as well, but it wasn’t horrible.

Tobacco Strength: Mild-Medium

Body: Mild-Medium

Room Note: Pleasant

Comparable Tobacco:

Conclusion: Nothing great to me. Probably be a great option first smoke of the day because of how mild it is. Flavors were there and not bad, just a bit on the mild side. Not a bad tobacco, but there is so much more I would rather smoke.

Rating: 2 Stars AKA "Only when it is Free" - Would smoke a bowl if it was free and had nothing else

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