What Is Your Favorite C&D Blend

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ssavarimuthu

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So about a month ago, I learned that C&D's previous location was in Morganton North Carolina. I was shocked, as this had been my hometown for 18 years! When looking up the previous location, I was even more shocked when I learned it was literally a 1 minute drive from my home. No joke. I wouldn't lie. Literally, a 1 minute drive.
So now I have developed a fascination with the tobacconist that was literally in my own backyard. Any suggestions on what all blends to try? What are you favorites? What are must trys? Thanks!

 

jackswilling

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Feb 15, 2015
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They have an upscale brand, Low Country, and Cooper is a blend not to be missed. I also like Sunday Picnic which is a C&D blend.

 

derfatdutchman

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There are a lot of C&D blends that I smoke regularly Bayou Morning, Three Friars, Engine 99, Mountain Camp.

 

ltstone

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Dec 30, 2015
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I you kidding? My favorite? Man they have tons I love, I'll mention some favs .
Habana Daydream - strong diverse cigar blend

Purple Cow - Well balanced cigar blend not as much lat as billy Budd but more consistant than Habana

Autumn Evening - Great aro with big taste and tobacco to back it up

Billy Budd - smooth lat bomb with cigar leaf

Engine99 - great full flavor english

Star of the East - another solid english

Black and Gold Maple - traditional maple blend but with more flavor both in tobacco and topping, dry and no bite
Key Largo - The penzance of cigar blends IMHO
And they do G.L.Pease blends so count Key Largo as well.

 

mso489

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Billy Budd, with Old Joe Krantz running close second.
I was with my wife in Morganton, N.C., when C&D was located there, and I asked two of the residents where they were located, and neither had ever heard of them. They were guys, adults, likely not pipe smokers, but they didn't know C&D was there.

 

noquarter

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Engine 99, Star of the East, Biilly Budd,Three Friars, and of course one of my favorities the Dark Burley.

Dark Burley may not be for everybody but I tend to like it.

 

hawky454

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Old Joe Krantz, no question. I really wouldn't recommend it for beginners, I would have hated it when I was first starting out. Ya never know though. It's my everyday, several times a day smoke.

I also really love;
Billy Bud

Epiphany

Morely's Best

Engine 99

Haunted Bookshop (in a blind test, I wouldn't be able to tell this from OJK)

Big n' Burley

Bayou Morning
I'm still new to the house actually, as I didn't like them at all in my younger years and I really think their main clientele are the more experienced pipe smoker. They are the king of Burley!

 

philobeddoe

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Of the actual C&D branded tobaccos, the only one I cellar is Briar Fox. Now if we're adding in the G.L. Pease blends, then add Navigator and Sextant as well.

 

dottiewarden

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Toronto
I've got a tin of Oak Alley in the cellar and on the tin it states that I'll have to wait 10 - 15 years before I can try it.
I'll get back to you one this one if I live long enough to try it!

 

ray47

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My favorite C&D blend is Pegasus, followed by OJK. To be honest, I haven't found a bad C&D blend yet. They are the KING OF BURLEY.