A noble specialty from the South of the USA, now a real rarity. Because of its concise flavor, dose very economical.
The Lousiana Perique U.S.A. is a dark to black-brown Loose Cut, which cut is very long, frizzy and rather wide. The moisture of the tobacco is very good thanks to the Perique preparation. This the Lousiana Perique U.S.A. also owes its fragrance, which can be found at the same time slightly stinging vinegar, as well as orange marmelade.
Due to the rather coarse and especially long-fiber cut, the Lousiana Perique U.S.A. is not quite as easy to stuff. If the tobacco is rolled into small balls, and given with some pressure into the pipe, the tobacco does not cause much problems.
As with the plugging, the long-fiber cut also dictates lighting. Under the first flame, the fibers are aligned and one should smooth this evenly with the tamper and then give fire again, then the Lousiana Perique U.S.A. burns uncomplicated to the end.
The Lousiana Perique U.S.A. is strong, as may be expected from a Perique; both from the nicotine content, as well as from the aromas. Smoky tingles the tobacco in the nose and also on the tongue, which lies not in the smoking behavior, but in the intensity of the tobacco. The acidity of the tobacco is quite distinct, a spicy grassy note, which at the same time carries a certain fullness. After the somewhat more demanding preparation, the smoke pattern is uncomplicated, so that at the end of the filling medium gray, coarser ash and little condensate do not do much work in cleaning the pipe.
The room note of Louisiana Perique U.S.A. is tobacco-resistant and distinctly tart, so that Mixtures with larger proportions of this tobacco are not necessarily suitable for non-smoking societies.
The Lousiana Perique U.S.A. is a dark, almost black Loose Cut, whose long cut makes the plugging and lighting somewhat cumbersome. But the burning is easier, in which the acid-spicy aromas occur that have already been found in the cold smell. Perique is a Burley tobacco fermented under pressure in a flavor brew. Depending on the flavors used, the aromas to be expected range from mild spicy to strong or even severe. The Lousiana Perique U.S.A. is not severe, but relatively strong, so that the tobacco should be used rather than a spice to support other tobaccos. The combination with Virginia is customary in order to give it more fullness. However, Lousiana Perique U.S.A. also makes good progress in oriental blends. As a rule of thumb, 5-10% Perique should not be exceeded in the Mixture as the tobacco is too dominant, but the Lousiana Perique U.S.A. is a tobacco which will add something special to each Mixture.
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