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Gawith Hoggarth - Tinned Tobaccos

Balkan Mixture - Bobs Flake Choc - Best Brown No. 2 - Ennerdale Flake - Rum Flake - Louisiana Flake
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Name:

Balkan Mixture

Code #:

GHT060

Price:

CHF 15.00

Weight:

50g // 1 3/4 oz.

Type:

English With Latakia

Form:

Mixture

Sold in:

50g Tin

Strength:

6

Comment:

The pouch aroma presents a wide array of aroma, mainly, dark, nutty and spicy. Only the Lakelands-Manufacturers are able to compose a "strong" latakia mixture (which the name Balkan supposed to be), but with a very gently smell for the environnement - you would'nt be excluded from any socity smoking this mixture. The mixture burns very evenly, and it's quite easy to smoke through a whole bowlful without need to relight. Also in this mixture, the high percentage of Latakia is by no means overpowering.

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Name:

Bobs Flake Choc

Code #:

GHT046

Price:

CHF 15.00

Weight:

50g // 1 3/4 oz.

Type:

Flavored [Chocolate]

Form:

Flake

Sold in:

50g Tin

Strength:

5

GH's Description:

The main characteristics of this flake come from the 8% Latakia included in the blend and the smooth chocolate aroma. Brazilian, Zimbabwe, Malawi virginia leaf make up 82% of the blend providing a mild/Medium smoke cooled with the addition of 8% Malawi sun cured and 2% Malawi Burley. The latakia cools but does also add strength and aroma. The cocoa casings and chocolate top flavours are rounded off with vanillas and other flavours providing sweet notes.

Comment:

The idea behind this blend is quite interesting though not unique. It's one of few blends I know that can be enjoyed by people who smoke only Latakia blends, straight Virginias or flavored tobaccos. The pouch aroma does give a hint of the chocolate flavor, though not overwhelming. To me the Latakia used seems to be Syrian, which means that the taste it imparts to the blend is rather delicate and discrete. I find it a bit bland overall, and it smokes rather wet. The nicotine level is definitely low. It gives a very pleasant room aroma that is discretely sweet and a bit incense-like. I understand this is a very popular GH flake, and it's worth a try.

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Name:

Best Brown No. 2

Code #:

GHT059

Price:

CHF 15.00

Weight:

50g // 1 3/4 oz.

Type:

Natural Virginia

Form:

Flake

Sold in:

50g Tin

Strength:

6

Comment:

I wouldn't like put in competition tobaccos from different manufacturers... Just try it and judge yourself.

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Name:

Ennerdale Flake

Code #:

GHT048

Price:

CHF 15.00

Weight:

50g // 1 3/4 oz.

Type:

Flevored [Almond+]

Form:

Flake

Sold in:

50g Tin

Strength:

6

GH's Description:

Our best selling flake by a wide margin. Predominately virginia leaf from Brazil, Zimbabwe and Malawi (86%) but with the addition of sun cured Malawi (10%) to add sweetness, strength and to cool the smoke and Malawi Burley (4%) to "carry the flavour" in addition to its cooling and strength qualities. (Burley is very good at absorbing casings and flavours). A background flavour of Almond is enhanced with the addition of fruit flavours, vanilla, and the special "English type" flavours which give this tobacco its distinctive, yet typical "English" Aroma associated with the UK best selling brands such as Condor, St. Bruno and mellow virginia.

Comment:

The pouch aroma is definitely that of almond; however, I repeatedly get this very evident smell of pistachios, which is not at all unpleasant! The first few puffs bring along a nice wave of sweetness mixed with a touch of sourness, which is quite interesting. It burns so slowly compared with other similar GH flakes. The taste and aroma are consistently pleasant, and the blend of quality tobaccos and natural flavors is executed extremely well. What I noted is that the nicotine level is rather low, which makes it an excellent all-day smoke.

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Name:

Rum Flake

Code #:

GHT056

Price:

CHF 15.00

Weight:

50g // 1 3/4 oz.

Type:

Flavored [Rum]

Form:

Flake

Sold in:

50g Tin

Strength:

6

GH's Description:

The 'Christmas cake' of all our tobaccos. A very rich, sweet fully flavoured blend. The main feature is the high proportion of naturally sweet sun-cured tobaccos in the blend - over 40% Only 30% Virginia leaf, with the rest of the blend coming from burleys and Dark-air cured contribute to a strong, but rewarding smoke. The whole blend is cased in maple sugars to further enhance the natural sweetness of the sun cured leaf and then rounded off with a dash of rum.

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Name:

Louisiana Flake

Code #:

GHT053

Price:

CHF 15.00

Weight:

50g // 1 3/4 oz.

Type:

Virginia-Perique

Form:

Flake

Sold in:

50g Tin

Strength:

7

GH's Description:

This new Flake, based on the traditional manufacturing of all our virginia flakes has the ground of the Bright CR Flake and is enhanced with a 6% Louisiana Perique.

Comment:

The first time I smoked it, I remember the old "Escudo", even when this tobacco is in flake form and not in rolls... In my opinion all Perique lovers should at least try it once!!

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