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What's Your Favorite Name for a Blend?

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  1. mso489

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    Never mind whether you like the tobacco or not, what is your favorite name for a blend,
    just as a memorable name? What is your own suggestion for a great name for a blend?

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    I did a double take the first time I saw F & K's Merde de Cheval.

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    Mmm... If it's a light blend for late night I will call it "Luz de Luna"

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    I really like the name for the Froggy blends, even though I am not a fan of smoking them. Saying Froggy makes me smile

    I also crack up when I see D&R's Cockstrong blend, ha ha!

    Michael
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    My favorite factory made blend name is McClelland's Blue Mountain. I mix Prince Albert 50/50 with black cavendish for a blend I call Fat Albert, I thought that sounded pretty cool.

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    My favorite blend names are ones that get me in the mood for the tobacco just by hearing the name. Star of the east, london mixture, squadron leader are some of my favorites.

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    Pirate Kake. Just sounds mean.

    I've found a lot of the C&D blends to have pretty interesting names. Their creativity with naming has turned out some good ones.

    Mike
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    Exhausted Rooster

    -Ryan Alden
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    Murray's Warrior Plug.

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    Since nobody's brought it up yet, this one.

    Merde de Cheval

    That one would be my runner-up.

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    If you've never smoked Cockstrong, I'm convinced the topnote is testosterone... I'm only halfway joking.

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    Smokers Havens' Our Best Blend. It's simple and to the point, if you don't like it, then it's your problem, not the tobaccos.

    "So it goes." - K.V.
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    I think one for the Troops called "GroundPounder" would be cool.

    He came to His own, but His own rejected Him.
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    Squadron Leader is hard to beat. And So To Bed ain't bad either.

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    Russ Oullette has a strong blend he calls "Freight Train." A bowlful convinced me that he was right on the money with that one! Yummy stuff but don't smoke it while riding your horse. You'll fall right off.

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    Ol' Limey Bastard.

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    +1 Wilson. That was going to be my entry.

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    Three Blind Moose or Bald Headed Teacher

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    Skunk Bottom Black Butt Burley

    RLTW!
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    If you have the explanation and backstory, I think the Altadis blend "Queen Anne's Revenge" is
    sort of nifty. Unfortunately, likely many pipe smokers don't know that that was the name of
    Edward Teache's (a.k.a. the pirate Blackbeard) flagship. Futhermore, he scuttled the ship in the
    shallows in sheltered water at the North Carolina coast where it is slowly being salvaged,
    cannons and all. The tobacco connection is that the blend is made up of burley, Virginia, and
    Cavendish, with rum as a flavoring, given the famous liking of pirates for rum. That's a lot of
    backstory for the name of a blend of tobacco, so it may annoy as many as it pleases, but for
    those familiar with Blackbeard it is a sort of tribute. He was eventually beheaded by the English
    navy and the head was sailed around on various ships, if I recall the story correctly.

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    Nightcap. I like the double meaning of a nightcap that you wear to bed and a drink to end the day.

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    For me, it's Alfred and Christian Petersen's "Curly-Cut Melange No. 410."

    Just seems a bit over-the-top for a name. But it's an amazing blend.

    Bob

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    Hearth & Home's "Vermont Meat Candy" sounded good to me, especially after reading some of the reviews. Unfortunately it didn't live up to it's name that much. Not a bad smoke, but didn't get the bacon and maple taste that much at all. But I still smile when I look at the jar with that label on it.

    The pipe smoker formerly know as agnostic pipe
    "Fried food, hard liquor, and tobacco, that's the holy trinity!"- Stacy Keach
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    Another vote for Squadron Leader!

    The pipe is an instrument of civilization.
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    I love all the Tolkien named blends by Barry Levin; Frogmorton, Trollshaws, White Downs, Moria Gate, Grey Havens. And how can you not love Distinguished Penguin.

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    From 4Noggins, Bald Headed Teacher. Great name and great smoke!

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    Yeah, Distinguished Penguin is pretty great, and Bald Headed Teacher is unforgettable. Since
    a number of blends relate to time of day, maybe we need "Almost Dawn," and "In the Gloaming."

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    Some Possibilities That Don't Yet Exist

    Other than that, BS Hvid. Is that totally inscrutable, or what?

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    Escudo, cut in coins, is a Spanish unit of currency, and also can refer to a shield or escutcheon.

    I also like Haunted Bookshop because of its musty character, and the novel by Christopher Morley.

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    as if I could kill time without injuring eternity. -- Thoreau
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    Whiskey biscuit and gravy. Great name. Decent smoke

    "You have to be a man first before you're a gentleman. "

    John Wayne
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    The Devil's Dimples, Hijinks in Court, Fast-Talking Mermaid, Batten the Hatches ...
    tobacco blends or race horses? Just brain-storming here.

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    Battleground
    Blockade Runner
    Cairo
    Barbary Coast
    Frog Morton
    Irish Oak

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    My Mixture 965. It says it all, really. Much better than My Mixture 964. lol

    I don't want to hijack this thread, but another question would be which blend has the best tin art? For me, that's Old Ironsides, and yeah, the name of the blend is kinda cool as well.

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    "And So To Bed" and "Grey Havens" are two I have smoked that I enjoy the names of. "Gaslight" is one that I have not tried but enjoy the name as well as the tin art, to blend the topic and Peck's question.

    -Home At Sea
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    Pirate Kake. Just sounds mean.

    As does Black House. I like to listen to black metal while having Black House.

    Matt.
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    My vote is for Old Hollywood by C&D, it brings back many famous pipe smoking names.
    ~Ron

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    Gaslight

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    Bowlegged bear

    Red carpet it just doesnt sound right I am smoking red carpet lol

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    What is your own suggestion for a great name for a blend?

    Short and Curlies

    You asked...

    It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt. - Mark Twain

    It is pointless to argue with a fanatic since a dim bulb can't be converted into a searchlight. - Jesse Silver
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    St. James Wood rings my chimes, suggests a sequestered forested park where you
    can hear church bells in the distance and the sounds of a brook, and lots of birds.
    Also, the tobacco itself sounds like something I would enjoy, though I haven't tried it.

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    Frenchy's Sunzabitches. They'll beat the crap out of Pirate Kake

    "Each of you be a light unto yourself; betake yourself to no external refuge. Hold fast to the Truth. Look not for refuge to anyone beside yourself." -The Buddha
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    Mephisto and Bohemian Scandal, both once formulated by GLPease and now out of production due to the warehouse fire that destroyed their supply of Syrian Latakia in 2004.

    Mason,Vice President
    Golden Gate Pipe Club
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    Queen Anne's Revenge is the coolest name for a real blend I've seen so far. There are quite a few good ones out there. I'm working on a blend of left overs that I call The Black Dragon's Rage. Not to be biased (ok maybe to be a little biased) but I think that's the coolest name ever... in the history of ever.

    Arrrrr, shiver me timbers! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is September the 19th!!!
    Brothers Of The Black Frigate
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