Dunhill Comeback!

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Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:34 am

It’s fun to see all the fuss over Dunhill. Since I’m pretty new to the pipe I’ve never tried any of the original. Tried a few of the match blends and wasn’t too impressed. Probably not that close. I’ve liked the John Cotton #2 and Smyrna releases so will probably try the new Dunhill.
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Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:54 am

Surlywill wrote:
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It’s fun to see all the fuss over Dunhill. Since I’m pretty new to the pipe I’ve never tried any of the original. Tried a few of the match blends and wasn’t too impressed. Probably not that close. I’ve liked the John Cotton #2 and Smyrna releases so will probably try the new Dunhill.
I've never had any Dunhill either, but when the new tobaccos are released I'll try to get a tin of Nightcap just to see what the hoopla is about.
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Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:52 pm

Looking forward to seeing how the “new” GAF is.
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Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:37 pm

This is great news and, the manufacturer remaining the same, we will get the same quality product. I am looking forward to buying some more Dunhill tobacco.
For those who did not get the opportunity to try them, yes, there are the classics -Early Morning Pipe, Nightcap, Royal Yacht and My Mixture 965- but you might want to try Durbar and My Mixture 1938 which are very, very good choices as well.
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Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:26 pm

I've only had a few of the dunhill blends. I like london mixture the best but I have a bowl only occasionally. I have emp, 965, and Elizabethan in the larder but haven't smoked any of those in a coon's age. I burned through a tin of standard mixture a few years ago but didn't buy more. They are serviceable smokes but I just dont see what they do that is so much better than the next blend. Darwin Asa from Paul's pipe shop is another good oriental English that I could smoke instead of LM.
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Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:05 pm

Chef Benny wrote:
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Well.. It's true. Check the internet. Dunhill was out for a bit, but the Danish company that had been blending it for British American finally bought the rights, and they put out a press release saying that the party is back on. So it's safe to smoke it up.. I'm not a huge dunhill lover.. But I would have missed a blend or two. Night Cap for sure.
Anyway..
What are your thoughts on Dunhill in general? What blend would you have missed if it was gone forever?
:clap: Nightcap and Elizabethan! ;)
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I missed Royal Yacht but not enough to lose any sleep over it. The only others I ever tried were Nightcap and Early Morning Pipe. Good tobacco but easily forgetable for me. I have never smoked anything quite like Royal Yacht. I only smoked about one or two bowls a week and only a couple of tins but it left a good impression. If nothing else it can be called distinct and memorable among a sea of blends.
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I did not catch when these Dunhill blends will be back on the market. Does anybody know?

The only Dunhill blend I'm interested in these days is Royal Yacht. I remember smoking a tin way back maybe a decade ago, and not liking it. But, maybe my tastes have changed since then, so I'm looking forward to revisiting the blend.
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Kentuck wrote:
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I missed Royal Yacht but not enough to lose any sleep over it. The only others I ever tried were Nightcap and Early Morning Pipe. Good tobacco but easily forgetable for me. I have never smoked anything quite like Royal Yacht. I only smoked about one or two bowls a week and only a couple of tins but it left a good impression. If nothing else it can be called distinct and memorable among a sea of blends.
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oldbill wrote:
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Elizabethan
I had forgotten this one but, then again, that kinda sums up Dunhill for me, "ok but easily forgotten."
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