VA & Va/PER suggestions

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uberam3rica

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Sep 7, 2011
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Capac, Michigan
I've been real fond of Virginia and Virginia/Perique blends lately, and was looking for suggestions. I currently have and enjoy Escudo, H&H Virginia Spice, H&H Anniversary Kake, H&H AJ's VA/PER, and McClelland Matured Virginia 25.

 

pipesmokingtom

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May 4, 2015
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Is Haddo's a proper Va/Per? I've never thought of it as such, but good it is.
What about the usual suspects? Orlik, PS flakes, Dunhill Flake?
McClelland 2015 Virginia and Perique is a winner winner as well.

 
Mar 16, 2014
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I started typing and the list was too long. I'll cut to the chase... Samuel Gawith St. James Flake, Samuel Gawith Full Virginia Flake, Capstan Flake Blue, Dunhill Flake, and GLP Fillmore.

 

ashdigger

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Jul 30, 2016
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C&D Bayou Morning is dirt cheap in bulk and quite tangy.....delicious.
Solani 633, St. James, P.S. Luxury Navy, P.S. Bullseye and Newminster 400.

 

mackeson

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Mar 29, 2016
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VA: McC Blackwoods Flake, C&D Opening Night

VA/Per: GH St James Flake, McC Beacon or Tudor Castle

 

bryguysc

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Feb 4, 2015
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VA

SG FVF

McClelland Blackwoods Flake
Vaper

SG St. James Flake

McClelland St. James Woods

McClelland 2015

 

judcole

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Sep 14, 2011
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You can do worse than the McClelland's Mature Virginia line. I've smoked 3 out of the 4, and have enjoyed them - especially Nos 22 & 27.

 

iamn8

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DNR, Solani 633, Motzek Strang (va/per/bur), and St James.... and these are a few of my favorite things! When the dog bites, when the bee stings

When I'm feeling sad I simply remember my favorite things And then I don't feel so bad

 

bigpond

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Oct 14, 2014
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Here are some of the blends I like;
VA's
fresh citrus, cider, hay, grass-

Butera's Golden Cake, MVF
dried citrus, milk chocolate, malt, bread-

BBF, Old Gowrie



fig, plum, molasses, brown bread (you get the picture)-


FVF
Va-per
-ugh, running out of time-
Briefly,
St James flake get's you a bit of bittersweet cocoa, malty, brown bread, with jammy, figgy stone fruits and a wee kiss of fermented silage.
While Telegraph Hill is less savory, brighter in taste with more of a citrus presence in the Va's and a briney presence from he perique.
All I have time for though I would love to post more expansively. I hope you'll post back, OP, with your discoveries.