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What's Your Favourite Cherry Blend

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  1. brdavidson

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    Never thought I'd try a cherry blend, but I've been talking to a guy who smokes cherry blends almost exclusively. Went to my b&m and bought some McClelland3 Cherry to sample. HOLY CRAP It was good! I've been moving towards vapers and vaburs, but man was I wowed by this blend. It actually tastes like cherries, but with a mild tobacco flavour that comes through. Very enjoyable smoke on a lovely Friday afternoon.

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  2. uberam3rica

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    I haven't found a cherry blend I like yet. I don't smoke a lot of aros, so I don't plan on putting a lot of effort in looking for a good cherry blend.

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    I have heard that the codger burley cherry blends such as Middleton Cherry have little to no cherry flavour, though they may have some aroma. This is all heresay, however, so I defer to others with more experience...

    I also hear that Captain Black Cherry is very medicinal.

    I found Gawith Hoggarth Top Black Cherry to be disgusting, but YMMV. I have seen many others praise it to no end...

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    Try the Boswell cherry blends ; Cherry Smash or PA Dutch Treat,
    only cherry blends I have ever really liked

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    Ben and Jerry Cherry Garcia.

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    The Middleton cherry blend was the first pipe tobacco I purchased after I decided to start pipe smoking from enjoying their "black and mild" cigars. Their cherry pipe tobacco is not very good in my opinion.

    The Captain Black cherry blend is syrup like in smell but I enjoyed the smoke. It has some flavor to it.

    I'm from Virginia. I really liked the Charlottesville Smoke Shop cherry cavendish blend. It's the best I've had so far. But I've only been smoking the pipe for a short bit so I'm limited experience.

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    Boswells Cherry Smash is outstanding as is Edwards (in Denver) Bowl of Cherries.

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    I tried the Ben and Jerry's Rothnh, made some mess in the pipe

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    Lol Rothnh, I had no intention of trying anything cherry, but iwas pleasantly surprised. It will make a nice break from my other blends, keeping it in my MM Legend bent cob

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    Try Sutliff St. George's Blend. It is the best cherry blend I've tried...as long as you let it dry out a bit. Just finished a bowl about and hour ago!

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    I was warned that I'd better like cough syrup if I intended to actually smoke my free sample of Paladin Black Cherry, but it's actually quite nice...



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    GH Top Black Cherry

    I Enjoy Aromatics
    I Enjoy Peterson Pipes
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    I'll have to check it out bullbriar, I'm not really big on cherry, but man was I surprised! Add that its about $16 for 50gm, which is quite cheap around here (captain black is $25 for a pouch here) and it may become part of the rotation.

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    There's some very good blends out there for those who enjoy cherry. A few good suggestions here too!

    Smoke what you like and like what you smoke

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    I also picked up a mild English blend at the same time, the guy at the counter just laughed! Who knew I'd like cherry?

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    My personal favorite is Mac Baren Seven Seas Red. Just the right amount of sweetness with a great room note.

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    Tweksbury & Co's "Hobbit's Weed" is good stuff. I've never seen an aromatic (let alone a cherry aromatic) with as many 4 star reviews as this one.

    http://www.tobaccoreviews.com/blend_detail.cfm?ALPHA=H&TID=2007

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    I did give CAO's Cherry Bomb a try last year and found it to be pretty nice. I had not smoked a cherry blend in 35 years but CB had a soft note to it that I found pleasant.

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    I have not had much luck with cherry blends, which is a shame because that what everyone seems to think of when they think of the aroma of pipe smoke. It just always seems like cherry blends want to go out and need constant relights. Milan's cherry bonbon is pretty good. I do not like Middleton Cherry. Has a nasty chemical taste to it. I had an estate pipe that whoever owned before me must have smoked a lot of the stuff out of it. It made Nightcap smell and taste sweet. That post salt and alcohol treatment...

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    GH Top Black Cherry is the finest I have smoked. It also has a nice level of nicotine.

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    I have to say that the Hobbit's Weed is my favorite too.

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    I find PS Black Truffle to have a mild tart cherry taste, not overpowering, just the right amount.
    Hobbit's Weed is quite nice as well.

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    Right now I'm actually smoking 7 Seas Red Blend as I type this. It's a nice light easy wild cherry flavor that comes through nicely. Another good cherry blend is Lane Limited's Very Cherry. That one is a very sweet marachino cherry. Be careful with trying cherry blends though because they can ghost a pipe pretty good.

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    Hobbits Weed hands down IMHO

    Kent

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    I've been using a cob to smoke this so far, probably will keep it to that for now, can't see me dedicating a briar to it just yet, I've only smoked a couple bowls so the jury is still out on whether I'll pick up some more

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    Try 4noggins Catamount. I got 2oz and it is the best aromatic I have tried!

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    I haven't found a cherry blend I like yet. I don't smoke a lot of aros, so I don't plan on putting a lot of effort in looking for a good cherry blend.

    Amen, friend Uber.

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    Oh come on Jud, you're an aro smoker just waiting to come out of the closet. Admit it.

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    Aquí está mis dos centavos.
    Paladin Black Cherry


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    BTW, most cherry blends that I smoke, with the exception of Hobbits Weed, burn pretty hot. More so than other aro's IMHO.

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    Smoking some right now zonomo and not hot at all, nor any bite whatsoever. Someone wrote on here that McClelland uses only high quality tobacco and I woild have to concur even with this lowly aro the quality seems high.

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    Which one are you smoking brdavidson? Would like to get some!

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    McClelland Three Cherry. Picked up a sample at my local b&m, quite nice surprisingly.

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    thanks - think I'll see if i can grab some...

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    Just ordered a couple ounces of Hobbit's Weed to try it. Figure I have the Middle Earth series why not some Hobbit's Weed? Also grabbed some Nosferatu while shopping at Tewksbury online.

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  36. numbersix

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    I've tried a bunch and this was my fav by far:

    WILKE CHERRY CAVENDISH
    Ripe cherries, gathered at the height of the season are turned into a cavendish casing and tastefully blended with rich vanilla Cavendish, Red Virginia and a light Burley. A distinctive cherry flavor and aroma.

    From http://www.vtpipes.com/tobacco.html

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  37. mso489

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    Cherry Cavendish sounds like it might work, if some good tobacco comes through in the flavor.

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  38. captainbob

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    Paladin Black Cherry! While I started with Middleton's Cherry 50 years ago in a cob, both Middleton's and Paladin Cherry have stood the test of time. I don't smoke either, anymore. But, I do repect those blends. They were my starters!
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  39. strongirish

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    I am not a huge fan of cherry blends myself, though I will enjoy a bowl now and then. I do however like Middleton's Cherry Blnd in a cob and always have a tub going to smoke now and then.

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    Smoked a fantastic cherry blend from my local B&M that they called "Cherries and Cream"

    They have since closed there nearest location to me and I haven't been able to find the real name of the blend.

    Although it's not like I've been trying that hard.

    I think there's enough variations on the cherry blends from light handed to that kool-aid chemical taste that some crave for everyone to enjoy occasionally.

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