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snagstangl

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I have tins of both I have never tried, so there is a typical unhelpful, non responsive post.
 

JOHN72

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...Capstan blue is easily found here in southern Spain...…….never seen the yellow though...
in the tobacconists you have it for 7 euros. In my neighborhood tobacconist it is very easy to buy everything you need. But it also depends on the desire of the seller to work. I also live in the south east of Andalucia...........
 
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PaulTheScandinavian

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I smoke Capstan(s) on occasion,both ,the yellow and blue are very nice,well-balanced tobaccies to me ,in the hot mid summer days,along with the OGS,my choice would be the yellow,otherwise,it'll be this blue one.
 
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cigrmaster

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I have around 150 tins of Blue Flake and I have 25 tins or so of Yellow Ready Rubbed. I bought the ready rubbed because SP found a stash of 2013 tins. I used a couple of my big pipes with the RR and it was a nice morning first of the day smoke.
 
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sasquatch

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I had times with the Yellow that I found unbelievably good, mild, sweet and fragrant, just a wonderful smoke, and times where it was more acrid and kind of boring. The blue always presents the same to me, a little fuller than the yellow, less fruity. I'd have a tough time picking between. In truth I probably prefer the Mac Baren Virginia Flake to both.
 
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