Strong Tobacco?

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cshubhra

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I tried Old Dark Fired today. Some has suggested that this is strong. However, I found this to be medium.

The strongest I have smoked so far is SG Black XX. I also have one tins worth of SG Brown #4 in the cellar. Any other strong tobacco recommendations?

(Preferably ribbon cut or flake)
 

danimalia

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Old Dark Fired has a tough, older brother named Bold Kentucky. He might be an ex-con. Nobody really knows, but everyone's a bit cautious around him. :LOL:

GHC's Dark Flake is one of my favorites and is very strong. Bold Kentucky. SG Brown No. 4 and GHC Brown Irish X/Bogie are all in that same class. Those are all flakes or ropes. BNot a ton of super strong ribbons that I've had, but Kendal Dark and Kendal Kentucky by GHC qualify. I believe Kendal Dark is the ribbon form of Dark Flake.

A step below those, I'd include GL Pease Triple Play, C&D Old Joe Krantz, Old Dark Fired, Royal Yacht
 

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logs

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You had the right idea with the Gawith ropes--those are maxed out with nicotine. For something easier to find online, try D&R Picayune
 
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peregrinus

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The strongest I have smoked so far is SG Black XX.
Is that is the SG Black XX Twist? The tin I had of the SG Back XX Twist was a strong smoke in every sense.
Are you looking for something even stronger than the SG Black twist XX or other similar tobaccos?
 
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cshubhra

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Is that is the SG Black XX Twist? The tin I had of the SG Back XX Twist was a strong smoke in every sense.
Are you looking for something even stronger than the SG Black twist XX or other similar tobaccos?
Not stronger. In the same ball park, but different taste

Edit - Yes, Samuel Gawith Black XX Twist
 

peregrinus

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I remember Gawaith Hoggarth Black Pigtail as being a strong smoke both in flavor and nicotine. I think they also had/have a Brown Pigtail, it was a strong smoke.
You also mentioned ribbon cut. Something completely different from the twists is Esoterica Tilbury, a ribbon cut Virginia/BurIy. I used to smoke this all day. It has a medium nicotine hit and a classic Virginia taste that intensified as you smoked it down.
Perhaps you have tried SG St. James flake, If not, you might give that a look if you like VP flakes.
Ray
 
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logs

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By the way, on Tobacco Reviews you can search on blends by strength.
  1. Click the Search tab
  2. Click Show More Search Fields
  3. Click the Average Strength text box.
  4. Select the strength level you're looking for (Extremely strong, Very Strong... etc)
  5. Click the Search button
 

cosmicfolklore

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Cotton Boll Twist is a multi-use tobacco (pipe/chew) and it has so much rustica in it that it is about the strongest tobacco that I've encountered. But, you will have to look for a website that will ship it to your area. But, if you like strong, it will be worth a try.
 

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Strongest ever I have smoked is Gawith & Hoggarth Kendal Sliced brown Twist Aromatic.
It’s mind blowingly strong.
1792 nor Nightcap do anything on the Nicotine level.
 
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mso489

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Over several years I took the grand tour of some strong tobaccos. After that, you may find yourself exploring medium and even milder blends again for a wider range of taste and experience. I still enjoy some stronger blends, but more as an accent than as daily blends.
 

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