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recipes for blending

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  • Started 3 years ago by backwoodsjack
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  1. backwoodsjack

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    Is there a thread archived where tasty recipes of homemade blends are posted?

    Just curious.

    Joe

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  2. stvalentine

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    See my post:

    http://pipesmagazine.com/forums/topic/your-own-strange-mixtures-toaster-leavins

    "Ride it like you stole it!"

    The Old Swede
    Posted 3 years ago #
  3. backwoodsjack

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    stvalentine

    Thanks man.

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    I call my concoctions mixes because I don't use stoving, pressure, aging or any other process. I just toss different tobaccos together in a bowl. My favorite basic mix is equal parts quality Virginia and burley, with a healthy pinch of Cavendish. A little Latakia and/or Perique can be added to taste. I don't mix more than a few pipe bowls at a time.

    Posted 3 years ago #
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    Try this for a really nice pound to age: 10 ounces of 5100 Red Cake, 4 ounces of this Stoved VA, and 2 ounces of McLelland's Blending Perique. If you like a stronger VaPer, by all means, add an ounce or more, and subtract it from the 5100. But, leaving the four ounces of 5105 is a key. Obviously, stoving hastens the sugar development, and yields real aging benefits. I have pounds of this aging at present, in varying strengths of Perique. I recently broke the seal on one of my Mason jars and went through a jar of the above blend that was merely 13 months old, and found it to be marvelous already. In a year or two, it'll be special, I believe. Will it be the next Escudo? Nah... but it will be a far more economical everyday

    This is from a Tobacco review for McC's 5105 stoved Va. It sounds good, maybe throw in some burley or some latakia.

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  6. backwoodsjack

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    I have heard of many a home blender using 5100 as a VA base.

    will give her a try.

    Thanks

    Posted 3 years ago #

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