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Chasing Embers

Captain of the Black Frigate
Nov 12, 2014
43,364
108,995
Oriental
McClelland Yenidje Highlander
Sutliff TS24
Sutliff Macedonian Prilep

Virginia
McClelland 40th Anniversary
McClelland Christmas Cheer
Aylesbury Luxury Flake

Burley
Mac Baren HH Burley Flake
Mac Baren HH Rustica
C&D Crooner

Aromatic
G&H Rich Dark Honeydew
McClelland Deep Hollow
D&R London Dock
 

krizzose

Lifer
Feb 13, 2013
3,117
18,130
Michigan
These are my favorites among blends that are currently available and not special releases.

ENGLISH:
None. I don’t dig Latakia.

BURLEY:
Mac Baren HH Burley Flake
GLP Barbary Coast
Stokkebye Cube Cut

VIRGINIA (anything Va forward, not just straight Va):
Fribourg & Treyer Special Brown Flake
Marlin Flake
GLP Windjammer

AROMATIC:
Mac Baren Vanilla Cream Flake
Wilke Rumcake
WCC Stubb’s Pipe
 

Elric

Lifer
Sep 19, 2019
2,193
9,872
Liplapper Lane (Michigan)
tobaccocellar.com
English
Presbyterian Mixture
GLP Bohemian Scandal
Ashton Celebrated Sovereign

Burley
Solani Aged Burley Flake
Wessex Burley Slices
C&D Crooner

Virginia
Country Squire Kingsfoil
Newminster No. 400 Superior Navy Flake
Orlik Golden Sliced

Aromatic
Kramer's Blend for Carey Grant
Sutliff Maple Walnut
Edward G. Robinson Mixture

VaPers (I don't smoke them much anymore)
A&C Peterson Escudo
Haunted Bookshop
Reiner's Long Golden Flake
 

Merton

Part of the Furniture Now
Jul 8, 2020
943
2,503
Boston, Massachusetts
I'll enjoy reading these!

Following the rules, but I've tried relatively few and a relative novice so I may not have three for each and there will be recency bias!

English
Wilke Surburg's Crystal Palace
Samuel Gawith Squadron Leader
Presbyterian

Burley
Watch City Deluxe Crumb
(so many blends I like it's the burley I'm finding that's part of them
I like, but they aren't really "Burley" I guess)

Virginia
Wilke Lizzie Blood Red Virginia - just about to enjoy some!
Xmas Cheer (have tried some well aged and really like it)
Dan Tobacco Treasures of Ireland - Limerick

Aromatic
Wilke No. 515
MacBaren Vanilla Roll Cake
Wilke Peanut Butter & Chocolate
Always wanted to try wilke lizzie blood red but cannot buy it in Massachusetts
 

tmcg81

Part of the Furniture Now
May 8, 2020
917
14,066
NJ
English
Star of the East Flake
Westminster
Blend for Cary Grant

Burley
Aged Burley Flake
HH Burley Flake
MacBaren Navy Flake

Virginia
Rouxgaroux
Golden Sliced
PS LNF

Aromatic
1Q
Scarecrow
Stubb's Pipe
 
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tmcg81

Part of the Furniture Now
May 8, 2020
917
14,066
NJ
English
Star of the East Flake
Westminster
Blend for Cary Grant

Burley
Aged Burley Flake
HH Burley Flake
MacBaren Navy Flake

Virginia
Rouxgaroux
Golden Sliced
PS LNF

Aromatic
1Q
Scarecrow
Stubb's Pipe
Windjammer is a favorite, but I don't know if it's a Burley or a Virginia blend.
 

mso489

Lifer
Feb 21, 2013
41,210
60,450
I'm too omnivorous to do top three, but here are blends I liked:

English: C&D Stratfordshird, Tuggle Hall, and Bayou Night

Burley: Peterson Irish Flake, Peterson 3-P, Tabac-Manil Semois

Virginia: McC's Dark Star, Match Elizabethan, Orlik Golden Sliced

Aromatic: GLP Barbary Coast, Peterson Royal Yacht, Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic
 

JKoD

Part of the Furniture Now
May 9, 2021
810
8,626
IN
Currently

English:
SPC Plum Pudding
Wilke Surburg Crystal Palace
Balkan Sobranie

Burley:
C&D Burley #1
Jackknife Plug
Old Joe Krantz White

Virginia (Vaper)
Verge Engine Santa Drive (not gonna lie)
PS LBF
Old Gowrie
With Cigar Leaf - Cloud Hopper

Aromatic:
Wilke Peanut Butter & Chocolate
Burley Morning Pipe
Peterson Sweet Killarney

Shags:
Five Brothers
Penny Farthing
Three Sails
 
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cigrmaster

Lifer
May 26, 2012
20,249
57,280
66
Sarasota Florida
ok I am just messing with you.
What was the question again?

I. English blends I refuse to smoke. They smell like shit and only newbies smoke them because everything bites their tongues off.

2.Sraight Burley, sucks ass. I at has little to no flavor and is used as a filler. Boring as shtie.

3. Aromatics...decent enough when company comes over and you want the place to smell like fresh backed cookies.

4. Virginia Flakes,flakesVirginia Perique Flake, Virginia Burley flakes.

These are the official breakdowns and cannot be denied.

Forgot cobs, like smoking a dogs ass.
 

JKoD

Part of the Furniture Now
May 9, 2021
810
8,626
IN
ok I am just messing with you.
What was the question again?

I. English blends I refuse to smoke. They smell like shit and only newbies smoke them because everything bites their tongues off.

2.Sraight Burley, sucks ass. I at has little to no flavor and is used as a filler. Boring as shtie.

3. Aromatics...decent enough when company comes over and you want the place to smell like fresh backed cookies.

4. Virginia Flakes,flakesVirginia Perique Flake, Virginia Burley flakes.

These are the official breakdowns and cannot be denied.

Forgot cobs, like smoking a dogs ass.
So, you like flakes?
 
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troyniss

Can't Leave
Jul 8, 2018
467
1,194
Michigan
English/Balkan:
C&D Sunset Harbor Flake
C&D Black Frigate
SPC Plum Pudding (any variant)

Va:
Peterson Flake
Newminster no.400 SNF
C&D CRF

Burley:
Newminster no. 702 Light Burley
Prince Albert
MacBaren Navy Flake

Aromatic:
C&D Corncob Pipe Button Nose
Lane Limited 1Q
G&H Scotch Flake

Because there weren’t any categories for these, I suppose you could interchange them with with any three above and I’d still be happy.

Wildcards:
C&D Briar Fox
GLPease Stonehenge Flake
GLPease Key Largo
 

Infantry23

Part of the Furniture Now
Nov 8, 2020
670
1,774
43
Smithsburg, Maryland
English:
MM965
Maltese Falcon
Nightcap

Virginia:
Deluxe Navy Rolls
Squadron Leader
PS LNF

Aromatic:
Vanilla Roll Cake
Autumn Evening
Boswell's Raspberry Cream

I don't like Burley too much
 
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Feb 3, 2022
34
55
Hawaii
Dark Fired (Why Not?)
GH Dark Plug
GH Brown Twist Sliced
HH Bold Kentucky

English (Once in a blue moon)
Penzance
F&K Lancer Slices
HH Latikia Flake

Burley
Peterson Irish Flake
Cobblestone Hiking
Five Brothers

Virginia (based)
DTG Salty Dogs
Esso Stonehaven
Ratray's Marlin Flake

Aromatic (Kind of)
War Horse Bar
Bob's Chocolate Flake
Reiner Long Golden Flake
 

demerara

Lurker
Oct 12, 2019
4
7
VIRGINIA:
1. McClelland Blackwoods Flake
2. McClelland Christmas Cheer
3. SG Full Virginia Flake

VIRGINIA/PERIQUE:
1. McClelland Beacon Extra
2. SG St.James Flake
3. C&D Bayou Morning Flake/GLP Fillmore

BURLEY:
1. GLP Cumberland
2. C&D Old Joe Krantz
3. Manil Semois (La brumeuse)

ENGLISH:
1. GLP Abingdon
2. McClelland Blue Mountain/Balkan Blue
3. C&D Mississippi Mud

AROMATICS:
1. GLP Haddo's Delight
2. G&H Bob's Chocolate Flake
3. SG Ennerdale
 

LudwigB88

Starting to Get Obsessed
Nov 4, 2023
201
242
My regular rotation. I have ADD, so I don’t like to have more than a half dozen tobaccos at a time. If I find something new that I like, it will (at least for a time) take the place of one current regular.



Black House (English/Balkan)

Gaslight (English cake)

Opening Night (Va)

Aged burley flake (Burley)

HH Old Dark Fired (pressed Va/English)