When I first tried this tobacco I thought it was pretty darn good and I had planned on giving it 3 stars. Upon opening the tin I detected an aroma of some kind of additive but not overwhelming and I do not think it affected the smoking of the tobacco. Normally only heavier gets my interest. Plus a range of light spices. I recently opened a tin of HH Mature Virginia and, like many others have noted, was greeted with a pungent aroma similar to a barbeque sauce. More Items From eBay S. A great smoke for the chilly or cold days of fall and winter.
Tiana & Eric
The sour taste is so overwhelming that the tobacco is impossible to enjoy. I'm sure many will find enjoyment in this blend, but form me it wasn't Virginian enough. Needs around half an hour drying out of the tin and the packing is not very critical I use the Frank method for this. Before blending the tobacco the Virginias has been stored for years to mature and develop the final aromas, just like when good wine is put aside for aging. Original Choice 40g pouch Original Choice is made of specially selected tobaccos. The fired cured or stoved Virginia is the key, as it slowly adds a steady ripple of spice and strength to an otherwise mild, almost bland base.
Mac Baren - HH Mature Virginia - Tobacco Reviews
These are very natural tobaccos, and dry quickly if left out of the tin, which is nice for having a quick smoke. And green and very vinegary olives at that. The tobacco was very moist in the tin so I had to allow it to dry for about an hour but after that it smoked like a dream. I will update in case in a briar pipe I get something different from it. I had high expectations for this Virginian blend prior to receiving my tin. It doesn't bite, and it isn't awful. The Oriental component is noticeable and smoking it is a change of pace for me, a predominantly VA guy.
Delicious slightly-sweet, mildly smokey taste. Sweet and fruity, tangy and cheesy literally. Visually, the blend appears to be a complex mix of many different leaf types: I will never touch anything from Mac Baren again. If you like VA's, you really should try this. A pipe is to be savored Let it dry for minutes and then enjoyed a pleasant, mild minute pipe of sweetness.