Perique....Fresh or Aged?

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Senior Member
Oct 25, 2013
I've had Vapers fresh and aged and love them both, but in different ways. Aged perique has a plum or stewed fruit taste and loses a lot of its spice, while fresh perique punches you in the face with a pepper blast. Like I said I enjoy them both but slightly prefer the aged better. Blends that are loaded with it are sublime with age as I can't get enough of that plummy flavor. To my taste Vapers change the most out of any category of tobacco....and for the better! I love me some aged Vapers!! You?



Jul 30, 2012
I've had three bowls of GLP Cairo today which i forgot i had in my cabinet. Its probably been open for close to 6 months now and it has dried a fair ammount, but it has aged incredibly well. When i first tried it it was good and spicy but now i get a wonderful fruity note. I liken the spice that is left over to the cinnamon type spice in a good apple pie. Just enough to let you know its there but wonderfully mellow. I'm loving it. I know Cairo is an Oriental forward blend but the Perique in it is so well placed that i can't help but love it. I've got some L.J.Peretti London Flake just stewing away ready for the perfect day...i found it a tad strong fresh but i know its going to turn out well with some time on it.



Preferred Member
May 26, 2012
United States
I also love aged and fresh vapers and find they do change quite a bit with serious age. I have also found that a high quality Virginia flake also changes big time after a decade or more.
escioe, if you are not into the pepper blast then you might want to try a tin of Solani 633. I find it to be lighter on the perique when fresh and it has a nice top note of Honey which goes great with the Virginia's and Perique.

May 5, 2014
I need to get on this Solani 633
I love Escudo Aged or Fresh...but definitely let it breath if the pepper is a bit too much OR you're looking for a bit more sweetness



Preferred Member
Aug 9, 2013
I will smoke perique fresh or aged...

I will smoke it in a box.

And I will smoke it with a fox.

And I will smoke it in a house.

And I will smoke it with a mouse.

And I will smoke it here and there.

Say! I will smoke it ANHYWHERE!
I do so like perique!

Thank you!

Thank you,

ferique that I am. :puffy:

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