By Bob Tate


The pouch aroma of this blend smells very nice. I am picking up on mostly Vanilla with hints of Chocolate. Moisture content is on the wet side and a little sticky. Some drying time would be recommended. I did not let it dry and just loaded up my pipe and proceeded to the charring light. Upon the charring light, I smelled the vanilla right away. It smelled great and left a very pleasant, lingering room note. The flavor of vanilla was also there and it tasted very nice. I finished lighting the pipe and settled in for the smoke.

Right from the beginning, I tasted the nice vanilla flavor. It was there and noticeable, but it was not overpowering or cloying. By the mid-bowl point, the vanilla flavor died off quite a bit, but I could still taste it if I focused on it. It seemed to me that the flavor seemed to continuously fade as the bowl progressed to the end, although the flavor never completely disappeared.

This is a pretty decent blend. It smokes slow, cool, dry, and doesn’t leave a clump of wet dottle or a goopy mess in the pipe. Although this blend never really bit me, I felt that it could have if I pushed it. People compare this to Captain Black Gold Blend and I agree that this reminds me a lot of it as well, but I think that the 7 Seas Gold Blend has a bit more of a deeper, richer flavor. What I find interesting and a little funny is; I don’t really care that much for Captain Black Gold and 7 Seas Gold falls right there with it. I am not saying that this is a bad blend; I am just saying that it is not really my cup of tea. If you like aromatics and Captain Black Gold Blend, I think that you will really enjoy 7 Seas Gold Blend. I Recommend it.

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Brand: Mac Baren
Blend: 7 Seas Gold Blend
Description: A golden blend of tobaccos. A soft and exceptionally mellow smoke. Delightful aromatic taste. A true pleasure journey.
Country: Denmark
Cut: Ribbon
Tobaccos: Burley, Virginia
Strength: Mild
Taste: Vanilla
Room Note: Pleasant

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3 Responses to “Mac Baren 7 Seas Gold Blend - Pipe Tobacco Reviews”

  1. cortezattic said:

    Thanks for the heads-up Bob. Here’s another one not to put on my list, LOL. But that’s easily as valuable as reading about something I think I would like.

  2. [...] Mac Baren 7 Seasのシリーズは私も吸いましたが、なかなかうまく吸えずに苦労しています。やはり少し乾燥させた方がいいのかもしれません。pipesmagazine.comに掲載されたBob Tateのレビューです。詳しくは、こちらをご覧下さい。 [...]

  3. Maciek said:

    One of my favourite pipe tobaccos, its afordable, mild and tasty.



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