The pure flake contained in the Private Blend, thanks to longer maturation with the full light and delicate Virginia sweetness. Pleasantly gentle smoke and pleasing "real" in redolency.
The Private Flake is light to medium brown evenly textured with a few darker tracks. The aroma fresh out of the tin is fruity and reminiscent of apricot and orange, also the sweet Virginia is smelled gentle. The flakes are quite dry and therefore crumbly. Surprisingly, however, the individual slices stick together. They can be removed individually but without too much difficulty and do not need to be pre-dried.
The Private Flake can be plugged in several ways. Either rubbed as a mixture or bent and folded. Anyway to do it, the rather dry texture of Private Flake can withstand not only a slightly firmer plugging, especially if rubbed the tobacco is getting hot quickly if it is plugged too loose. Since the tobacco very quickly assumes the embers, it is not even necessary to give loose tobacco crumbs as "tinder" on top.
Due to the dryness of the Private Flake, the filling can easily ignite with one match. Then and later from time to time during smoking the embers should be brought closer to the tobacco with the tamper. However, overtime the Private Flake does not make more efford during a relaxed smoke.
The private Flake produces a creamy rather light smoke, which can cause a slight tingling on the tongue and in the nasal passages. This behaviour typical for Virginia is counteracted by gentle smoking behavior, but is not as pronounced (and can hardly be intensified by heavy smoking) that it would be unpleasant. On the contrary, it contributes to the flavor that is reminiscent of mild toasted bread, with a fragrant, delicate sweetness, which is broken up by the interesting pleasant spicy tingle. The Private Flake shows incidentally during the course of smoke no surprises, smokes down quietly and is thus ideal for all occasions. Light gray, fine ash and practically no condensate make subsequent cleaning a pleasure.
The room note of Private Flake tobacco is genuine and rather inconspicuous and can be enjoyed in more tolerant society.
The Private Flake betrays itself immediately as pure Virginia. The color between light and medium brown and dried fruit aroma from the can so typical, as the faint tingling in smoke. With little effort it can be smoked as cool, however, that other characteristics that are typical for Virginias absence. This, as well as its moderate strength, the Private Flake is also suitable for beginners who want to dare to pure Virginias or generally to flakes. The mild and gentle sweetness and the aroma of toasted bread, always accompanied by the aforementioned tingle, but convince also experienced smokers: An uncomplicated Virginia-flake for any occasion.
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