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  • Started 2 years ago by madox07
  • Latest reply from bluegrassbrian
  1. madox07


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    Anybody here can tell me anything about astley's brand, perhaps recommend a blend?

    Sea Wolf Pipers

    "Like the mariners of old, a loner is acceptable but a pipe is best enjoyed in a pack"
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  2. jackswilling


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    No. 44 Dark Virginia is a good blend.

    "Had his shooting been as good as his running, he might have given a better account of himself."
    James. C. Henderson
    Posted 2 years ago #
  3. judcole


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    I have just started exploring these. I have liked the 4 that I tried (Nos. 1, 44, 99, and 109), and intend to try the rest.

    Thought in the early morning, solace in time of woes,
    Peace in the hush of the twilight, balm ere my eyelids close
    Rudyard Kipling
    Posted 2 years ago #
  4. drrock


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    Astley's 109 is terrific

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  5. bluegrassbrian


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    I've only tried #2 (THANKS SECRET SANTA).. If you like Virginias with a light and sweet casing (think capstan or erinmore) it's worth a shot.

    Tobacco's a help because it clears the mind
    But like all your friends it is vilified
    They always say, the right amount's fine
    Posted 2 years ago #


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