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Where's the Dunbar? Where's the Tilbury? Dorchester, Are You There?

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  • Started 3 years ago by ericusrex
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  1. ericusrex

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    I know what you're thinking; 'Oh No! Not another Esoterica thread!!!' But I think I have a 'new-ish' question that doesn't relate to Penzance or Stonehaven at all. While we often see Penzance, Stonehaven, Margate, ASTB and Pembroke at our online retailers and B&Ms it seems like it's been forever since ET has made any Dunbar, Dorchester and Tilbury available. Does anyone know why that is? Why would they make Pembroke, St. Ives, Cardiff and other low-demand blends when they could sell out D, D and T instantly like Penzance and Stonehaven. There aren't any rare leaves in that blend...AFAIK. Any clues?

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    Maybe they are focusing more on the Stonehaven and Penzance and not making as much of the other blends now. Just a guess but have no true information.

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    I've been trying to find Dorchester for around six months. As a matter of fact, it's in my search for Dorchester that I've accumulated a dozen bags of Penz/Stonehaven. I believe you're correct in assuming they've slowed production to ramp up Penzance, but now that I think about, I haven't seen much Stonehaven either.

    Nate @ Moody AL
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    My feeling is, but it's only really a GUESS, is those are the blends that will be in the next Germain's shipment to the US, perhaps before the end of the year...possibly......maybe......

    Dave
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    Dave, If you're wrong... oh if you're wrong... Dave, we're coming for you...

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    I asked this same question awhile ago. Having started pipes in 08/2014 I had the opportunity to pick up 5 bags of Tilbury and I did.

    Did something right I see.

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    Nate, I have one tin of Dorchester you can have for a very unreasonable price.

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    Posted 3 years ago #
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    Dave, If you're wrong... oh if you're wrong... Dave, we're coming for you...

    Just checked The Vault to see if I had any Dorchester, only one lonely 8oz bag...aging

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    Care to trade?

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    Who, me?

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    Anybody looking to sell/trade let me know!

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    Anybody looking to sell/trade let me know!

    Patience is a virtue...they'll show up...at some point.

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    4noggins has an 8 ounce bag of tilbury in the consignment section for 175$

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    Nate, I have your tin of Dorchester packed up I have just been woefully delinquent in getting it to the post office. It will go out this week, I promise.

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    By the way, it is odd how these blends have disappeared. When I first got into the hobby a few years back, these were the only three Esoterica blends I could actually find and buy readily. That's why I have around 10 lbs of each. I am sure they will be back soon. Not sure where they went, though.

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    Who's got my tin of Dunbar?

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    It's been 5 months since I've gotten any Tilbury. Last time I was able to get some Dunbar was almost a year I believe. Managed a few Dorchester here and there.

    I will say I love all 3 of these blends and they have fallen off the map in the last year. Almost zero production it seems. I would be thrilled to see some more.

    Jordan

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    the accountants are at work here i am sure - macro-economics ! - dorchester & its buddies are not heavy sellers so better to produce the heavy hitters.

    peckinpahhombre - i'll buy all your dorchester -i'm in toronto so its a quick walk for you.

    also 4noggins sells cheaper than cupojoes so it seems joes gets more shipments than 4n - keeping the price higher for esoterica distributor & retailer.

    Posted 3 years ago #

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