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Fri May 11, 2018 11:42 am

Thelonious monkfish wrote:
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Thu May 10, 2018 5:58 pm


This ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Back in my shop days I made a " blend " with Lane bulks and a tin of Erinmore Mixture ... it was the Erinmore mixture that set it off ! I would guess any black Cavendish you like with some Erinmore mixture at whatever amount would suit you , would kick ass
I wonder how SP Vanilla BC and EM would be? Hmmmmm...
You guys are lucky, I wish Cavendish tasted good to me. Smells nice enough but always hits the tongue with a dank musty profile. Not many blends I've had with Cavendish in them that were enjoyable and even fewer Cavendish based ones.
It's funny, one if the things I like about straight Black Cavendish, is what you call a musty profile. Reminds me of old books, comics, magazines etc. Like a used bookstore smells, which I can't explain how much I love that smell. Add to that the natural sweetness of the BC and it's very nice.
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Fri May 11, 2018 1:50 pm

Wildcat wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 11:42 am
Thelonious monkfish wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 12:58 am
Wildcat wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 8:15 pm

I wonder how SP Vanilla BC and EM would be? Hmmmmm...
You guys are lucky, I wish Cavendish tasted good to me. Smells nice enough but always hits the tongue with a dank musty profile. Not many blends I've had with Cavendish in them that were enjoyable and even fewer Cavendish based ones.
It's funny, one if the things I like about straight Black Cavendish, is what you call a musty profile. Reminds me of old books, comics, magazines etc. Like a used bookstore smells, which I can't explain how much I love that smell. Add to that the natural sweetness of the BC and it's very nice.
See I get none of that natural sweetness, just dirty hamper.
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Fri May 11, 2018 1:54 pm

Thelonious monkfish wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 1:50 pm
Wildcat wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 11:42 am
Thelonious monkfish wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 12:58 am


You guys are lucky, I wish Cavendish tasted good to me. Smells nice enough but always hits the tongue with a dank musty profile. Not many blends I've had with Cavendish in them that were enjoyable and even fewer Cavendish based ones.
It's funny, one if the things I like about straight Black Cavendish, is what you call a musty profile. Reminds me of old books, comics, magazines etc. Like a used bookstore smells, which I can't explain how much I love that smell. Add to that the natural sweetness of the BC and it's very nice.
See I get none of that natural sweetness, just dirty hamper.
Dirty Hamper...isn't that a Gawith and Hoggarth blend? :lol: Frank it's weird but now that you mention it, I totallt get what you are saying about the BC. I like it to begin with but I'm not real good at picking out flavors but I never forget the smell of a place.
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Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:42 am

I don't have any particular mix that I make... When I get to the end of a tin and there's that little bit extra that ain't enough for a pipe, I just dump it into a jar. Mostly PA and random Virginias. The jar right now has quite a bit of Lat as I dumped a bowl or two's worth of C&D's Deacons Downfall into it. Not a bad smoking mix though.
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Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:56 pm

I sorta like Haunted Bookshop and Morleys Best...50/50 more or less..not rocket science..heavier on the Bookshop for my taste..
Eases up the lat in MB and the Bookshop retains its sweetness..
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Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:38 pm

I get bored easily so I just mixed up 1oz (by weight) Luxury Navy Flake that I stoved with a little less than 1/4oz (by weight) C&D blending latakia. Going to let them make nice for a few days and then give it a whirl
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Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:49 pm

An oriental I mix is about 30% each McC Yenice Agonya and Smyna #1 with 40% latakia. I love it, but I ration it to myself for obvious reasons. Sometimes I add a little Kentucky dark fired.
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Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:11 pm

Thelonious monkfish wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 12:58 am

You guys are lucky, I wish Cavendish tasted good to me. Smells nice enough but always hits the tongue with a dank musty profile. Not many blends I've had with Cavendish in them that were enjoyable and even fewer Cavendish based ones.
Black Cavendish almost always tastes musty to me and there is a thin quality to it when I smoke it. It is hard to explain. I figure it just leaves more for other people. I am glad other people like it. It is just evidence that taste buds are different.

By way of disclaimer, I should note that Pegasus has some unflavored BC in it, and I love that. Who knows?
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