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Sweetest Non-Aromatic

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  • Started 2 months ago by shanez
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  1. shanez

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    I've got an itch. What's the sweetest non-aromatic you can think of?

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  2. krizzose

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    Capstan Blue is pretty sweet.

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  3. cosmicfolklore

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    Do you want sweet because of the casing on a categorical non-aro, or just sweet as in a pure unadulterated Virginia?

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    Not sure if Capstan Gold is considered an aro.

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    Do you want sweet because of the casing on a categorical non-aro, or just sweet as in a pure unadulterated Virginia?

    Casings and toppings are okay. I was thinking along the lines of what would "typically" be considered an aro but I realize that is a very blurry line.

    It might be easier to ask to exclude added fruit flavors, rum & whiskey, etc. but sugars would be okay.

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  6. retrogrouch

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    I have been wanting to try some of the Gawith and Hoggarth cavendish. I believe it is unflavored but through the production process it should be pretty sweet. If anyone has tried it, I would love to hear it. I have had it in Top Black Cherry and Black and Brown where it is flavored and quite good.

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  7. boston

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    Hamburger veermaster I think...

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  8. cosmicfolklore

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    Orlik’s Strong Dark Kentucky has a licorice casing which makes the Kentucky very sweet. Stokkebye’s Luxury Twist Flake has a coconut casing to their Cavendish process which is really sweet also.

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  9. mso489

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    I never look for sweet in a non-aromatic, so I don't have a recommendation. When I want sweet, I don't want it upstaging the tobacco, so I look for aromatics that are tobacco forward, often more in the whiskey, bourbon, liqueur, rum areas.

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  10. smittyd

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    I find when smoked very slow, C&D's Crooner has a nice sweet undertone.

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    I'll second Capstan Blue. Marlin Flake is sweet as well. OGS also.

    Smoking is one of the leading causes of all statistics.
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  12. homeatsea

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    Like others have said before me, lighter Va's tend to smoke "sweetly". Capstan Blue is my personal favorite tobacco so I recommend it highly with every chance I get. Orlik Golden Sliced is another very bright and sweet Va.

    Rattray's Va blends are very unique but also tend to be snatched up quickly and not very "available". Marlin Flake, Hal O' the Wynd, and Old Gowrie are all very nice.

    -Home At Sea
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    For available blends Capstan Blue is a great choice. I get a lot of sweetness from Solani 633 and it is available as well.

    Harris
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    +1 on Marlin Flake, very sweet indeed. Also Hearth & Home Anniversary Kake, which I believe has a very light rum topping

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    Astley's no 2

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    "Like the mariners of old, a loner is acceptable but a pipe is best enjoyed in a pack"
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    Its new to me, but liking it...C & D Winchester.

    Red Virginia and unsweetened black Cavendish (Kentucky Green River Burley) are mixed in a blend that is reminiscent of the old Rattray's 'Dark Fragrant.'

    I don't really care if the cup is half full or half empty, I just want something to sip on.
    Posted 2 months ago #
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    Robert McConnell Black Parrot is a really good and sweet vaper

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    retrogrouch I am a big fan of the GH Black Cavendish. I like it straight but, it is great for blending as well. It has a light very light sweetness and is the mellowest of smokes. I like it because it is a VA cavendish (I am not big on the burley candied cavendishes). shanez besides recommending this, Rattray’s Black Virginia might be worth a try. It is similar to the GH but a little naturally sweeter.

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    Posted 2 months ago #
  19. malicev

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    For me MB plumb cake

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    If you are looking for natural sweetness I think a straight Cavendish is as sweet as you can get. I'm surprised by everyone going to straight Virginia, they are not nearly as sweet as Cavendish to my palate.

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    Fully concur, rye. To me cavs were always just by nature more mellow than VAs. I thought it was just me.

    Head Black Frigate keelhauler, boss powder monkey, & troublemaker 1st class.
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  22. paulie66scandinavian

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    G&H Brown nro 2 and Rich Drak HoneyDew are both pretty sweet blends with faint Lakeland aroma

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    Unflavored black Cavendish as a single-leaf smoke and for mixing sounds good. Always mean to get it, haven't yet. I think C&D's version might be good.

    Posted 1 month ago #
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    orlik golden slice is very nice. And it’s available. Dans hamborger veermaster is harder to find but it’s unreal.

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    Capstan Gold
    Fribourg & Treyer Vintage
    Solani 633: Virginia Flake with Perique

    Posted 1 month ago #
  26. sittingbear

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    I tend to gravitate toward sweet Burley blends. Some of the codger blends have a nice sweetness to them but aren't considered aros. I like Lane Ltd. Ready Rubbed, Chatham Manor (a match for Carter Hall) Prince Albert, etc. Like MSO, I've also been getting into tobacco forward light aromatic blends that utilize liquors. It's a different kind of aro, IMO.

    Posted 1 month ago #
  27. tobefrank

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    I find McConnell Scottish Cake quite a sweet smoking tobacco. I think it has a topping that makes it smell and smoke sweetly.

    Posted 1 month ago #

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