Benchmark Straight Virginias

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Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:31 am

My favorite Virginia is Newminster No. 400 Superior Navy Flake
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Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:20 pm

Is Sam Gawith's Best Brown Flake the same as GAWITH HOGGARTH'S & CO. BEST BROWN FLAKE NO. 2?
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Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:36 pm

Peacock wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:20 pm
Is Sam Gawith's Best Brown Flake the same as GAWITH HOGGARTH'S & CO. BEST BROWN FLAKE NO. 2?
From what I've read no they are not the same
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Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:38 pm

Peacock wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:20 pm
Is Sam Gawith's Best Brown Flake the same as GAWITH HOGGARTH'S & CO. BEST BROWN FLAKE NO. 2?
Nope.
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Thu May 30, 2019 2:39 pm

Haven’t had a chance to try a lot of strait Virginia but sutliff red crumble Kake and Virginia Slices are two Nice smokes. Bought a 1lb of the slices and I think it’s one of the best deals in pipe tobacco.
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Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:47 pm

I’m still mourning McClelland.....and angry with the universe over their going “bye bye”.......it pains me to see people discuss them, lol, it’s like talking about the dead :buddy:

I currently have 2 unopened tins of 2014 & 2016 Christmas Cheer- as well as an unopened tin of their 40th anniversary tin that came out in 2017. I’ve got 2 tins of Union Square tinned in 2014, one of them is puffy. I’ve got a 2015 tin of Dunhill Flake still unopened as well as an unopened tin of Solani Virginia Flake (Blend 633). I wish I had discovered Christmas cheer sooner.....I would have a deep cellar of it and an angry wife if I had 😂
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