Pipe Tobacco Review: Rattray’s Black Mallory

I don’t believe I’ve reviewed a Scottish Blend on Simply Stogies yet. Scottish blends don’t get much notice. Scottish blends aren’t even advertised as such. Are you a fan of Dunhill (now Peterson) 965 or Seattle Pipe Club’s Plum Pudding? Well, you like Scottish Blends. A Scottish Blend is simply an English Blend – Virginia,…

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Pipe Tobacco Review: Rattray’s Exotic Orange Delivers Both Flavor and Aroma

Despite their image as what pipe tobacco is in popular culture, aromatic blends are among the most troublesome and divisive categories of blends. The primary issue is the inconsistency between smell and taste. These tobaccos smell rich and sweet, infused with the aromas of confectionery. But for most smokers, in most pipes, most aromatics taste…

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