What is the Aromatic you keep in your Rotation?

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ebnash

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Jun 5, 2019
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At the moment, I really only smoke one aromatic in a dedicated briar. Typically, this is a once in a blue moon smoke, but I’ve discovered that I can smoke this in my truck occasionally on the commute home and ithe smell clears pretty quickly.
For the most part, I smoke Burley Flakes and a few Straight Va’s, but I do still enjoy a bowl of Hiland’s Pete’s Moss.
Is there an aromatic that has stayed in your rotation or cellar for occasional smoke, and if so, what is it? I’m curious to try something else as my current jar of PM is almost gone.

 
Oct 8, 2017
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I’m not an aro guy either, but keep a few on hand for when the mood strikes. Country squire old Toby, macbaren hh vanilla flake, C&D autumn evening, ole shanandoah Appalachian berry/brandy berry whatever it’s called now. For UK style lakelands I like gl pease Stonehenge, ennerdale by G&H. A few others.

 

lordofthepiperings

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May 3, 2010
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I'm mostly into Virginia, VaPers, and Burley blends. I still have a jar of Lane's 1Q laying around the cellar that I'll break out from time to time. I still enjoy the flavor and the wife loves the room note.

 

mityahicks

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Nov 18, 2018
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I smoke many Lakeland Aros but those are thier own class. I like Vanilla Custard, petestoke Cherry.

 

mso489

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Feb 21, 2013
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Non-aro and burley are first with me, but Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic (with Virginia and three liqueurs for flavoring) seems to get re-ordered. I have several other aromatic blends that I smoke from time to time.

 

ray47

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Jul 10, 2015
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I enjoy several aromatics, but the one that I always keep in stock and enjoy on a daily basis is MacBaren's Vanilla Cream Loose Cut. Here's the link on Tobacco Reviews: http://www.tobaccoreviews.com/blend/714/mac-baren-vanilla-cream-loose-cut

 

cigrmaster

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May 26, 2012
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I have the following aromatics in my cellar.

Peterson University Flake

Mac Baren Modern Virginia Flake

John Aylesbury Dragon Flake

Cult Blood Red Moon

Sutliff Molto Dolce

 

spartacus

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Nov 7, 2018
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Mesa, Arizona
I have a few aromatics that I smoke. The ones that get the most attention are:
Cult Blood Red Moon

Mac Baren Vanilla Cream

My Own Mix - April Morning

 

haparnold

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Aug 9, 2018
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Lexington, KY
I like GL Pease's The Virginia Cream, which to my mind is just baaarely an aromatic.
I've been meaning to try Butternut Burley and Trout Stream for years. Really need to pull the trigger on those.

 

autumnfog

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Jul 22, 2018
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Autumn Evening.

Really like this maple thing.

It's a smooth, round sort of taste which goes very well with tobacco.
I also have some Virginia Cream and Trout Stream in the cellar but haven't tried them yet.

 

alaskanpiper

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May 23, 2019
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My last two tins of Nording Hunter's Blend Labrador are going fast. That was my fave. Unfortunately, being a mclelland product, its likely gone forever. But I like CAO Eileen's Dream as well.
Outside of that our local B&M (G & P) makes a nice aro called Stoney's blend. With Alaska's absurd 120% tobacco tax, it's like $6 an oz, but I like to support the local shop when I can anyway, because they often get blends I can't find on the internet (bought some stonehaven and penzance there yesterday, squadron leader in bulk last week).
I also keep some Lane 1Q and trout stream/anglers dream around, and I have a few more in the cellar ready to try, Autumn evening, Ole shenandoah berry, rattray's bagpipers dream and buckingham, etc. I am mostly a Va/VaPer and English guy though, so the aromatics only get hit about once a month in rotation. Probably crack that buckingham next, it sounds intriguing.
Short story long, I'd stick with Stoney's blend, but since that's local I'll say CAO Eileen's Dream if I had to pick one.

 

ray47

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Jul 10, 2015
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I've smoked pounds of Butternut Burley over the years, but for me it has changed. It has turned bitter and the sweetness I remember from years ago is no longer there. It may be a go to blend for many and I don't discourage others from smoking it, but for some reason I'm having problems with the blend. Tastes change, so maybe I'll try some in a few years if it's still around.

 

ophiuchus

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Mar 25, 2016
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Many, many aromatics in the rotation. Edward G. Robinson, Cult Blood Red Moon as mentioned above are favorites. A current favorite that's been getting a lot of my attention recently is W.O. Larsen 1864, a tobacco-forward mixed fruit-cocoa with some spiciness with an ambient note that has solicited an unusual number of compliments, even from strangers.
Non-aro and burley are first with me, but Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic (with Virginia and three liqueurs for flavoring) seems to get re-ordered.
This is good stuff, a meat-and-potatoes aro I smoked almost exclusively for weeks. I buy this by the tub! :puffy:

 

mso489

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Feb 21, 2013
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Edward G. Robinson blend bears repeating, also one of jiminks favored aromatics. If you kind of like to go with an outlier now and then, Embers put a few of us onto Mixture No. 79, formerly completely a "joke" blend, but if you tolerate licorice flavoring, it is a tobacco forward blend and not bad. Erin Go Braugh is a nice whiskey blends, and C'est La Vie is a nice version of vanilla.

 

cachimbero

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Apr 9, 2019
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I always have some Ennerdale flake at hand. This reminds me I haven´t smoked any in a couple of months...