Bentley Old London is the first Latakia mixture of Bentley. Traditionally made from selected Virginia grade, fine Oriental tobaccos, and a touch of spicy Kentucky. This mixture is enhanced with a generous amount of Latakia.
The Old London is a classic English blend with a heavy dose of Latakia. The mixture in typical Mixture-Cut contains tobaccos from light to dark brown color. In addition to the dominant Latakia can be spicy Oriental and stronger Dark Fired Kentucky guessed. The tobacco feels a bit rough, the humidity is optimal, so that you can start immediately.
The Old London could be stuffed well, but where you should pay attention to a careful pressing of the individual layers of tobacco, so that no air pockets will build.
Lighting up is simple. With a first flame one can bring the tobacco to a first glow. At that it straightens up a little bit and must be depressed with the tamper before you can bring the surface evenly to glow with a second flame.
When lighting up the Old England immediately the spicy taste of Latakia and Oriental is noticeable. Earthy, powerful Kentucky and Virginia are a slightly fizzy taste on the tongue after the fact. The Old England is classified by the Kentucky rather strong and thus not suitable for any time of the day. After a good meal or at the end of the day a pleasure that would be experienced with care. The Old England glows relatively slow, but it still requires some attention in relation to its temperature. The intensity increases at the end of a filling something. The tobacco develops less condensate and glows to a medium gray ash with some black speckles.
The redolence of the Old England is clearly dominated by Latakia and earthy Kentucky. As a result, the tobacco is more suitable for evening enjoyment in the smoking saloon in company with like-minded connoisseurs, having a good Single Malt Whiskey or a fine Brandy.
The Old England is a classic, strong English blend that is dominated by Latakia and Oriental in taste and Latakia and Kentucky in the redolence. The tobacco glows slowly, but it still needs some attention in relation to the temperature. The Old England is a treat tobacco, which is perfect after a good meal or at the end of a pleasant evening. It goes well with a good Single Malt Whiskey or fine Brandy. It glows downs with less condensate and the remaining ash is medium gray with a few black speckles. Due to its strength the Old England is more suitable for experienced connoisseurs who smoke this tobacco wisely.
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