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Amphora Virginia Blend

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  • Started 4 months ago by robertelliott
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    When I had open the pouch the aroma was a tangy fruit essence . The tobacco is cut in pieces in which I had to break down the tobacco in order to pack the pipe. Once the charring had started the first few puffs were dry. As I had smoked the bowl half way down the essence improved , a slight sweet taste that a Virginia tobacco is known for started to come forward . My Stanwell pipe stayed cool as I had smoked it down . I took my time while smoking this blend and being patient had paid off.This blend is mild to a medium in strength and I have found that its simplicity is it's best suit.
    " Happy mortal! He who knows pleasure which a pipe bestows"
    Isaac Hawkins Brown

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    I'm glad you gave this blend some time while smoking and that it has payed off. While Amphora Virginia could be categorized as an OTC blend it has a lot to offer when taken slowly and carefully. I love its deep notes that ocassionally spoil my palate, must be some dark virginia leaves. I'm finishing my first pouch and will probably buy it again.

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    It's nice stuff for sure.

    Thought in the early morning, solace in time of woes,
    Peace in the hush of the twilight, balm ere my eyelids close
    Rudyard Kipling
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    I like it a lot, maybe my favourite VA.

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    Seems to be quality blend for being an OTC,

    Paul The Scandinavian'
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