Finest Virginia tobaccos from various districts united by the special Flake-treatment results in a subtly sweet mixture. Aromatic and soft this specialty of exceptional quality guarantees a real treat for lovers of natural tobaccos. When plugging the flake slices should be rubbed something, so that the flavor can develop fully and dthe glowing behaviour is improved.
The No. 14 Virginia Flake is very clean cut and stacked in the tin. Its color is homogeneous: a very uniform bright-, middle- and dark-brown mottling broken by golden speckles. The aroma let think of dried fruit, quite the figs and plums mentioned by the manufacturer, but also the concentrated spicy sweetness of raisins is to sniff, as we know from natural Virginias. The consistency is just as well managed as the rest of the overall picture, so a pre-drying is not necessary.
The No. 14 Virginia Flake can be plugged rubbed out as recommended by the manufacturer, but it is quite possible without detriment to the pleasure of smoking, to smoke it bent and folded, too. Herein the personal taste decides. However, some tobacco crumbs are useful as the top layer when lighting.
The No. 14 Virginia Flake is very easy to ignite with a single match. With the tamper you can flatten surface slightly and pushing the embers closer to the tobacco gently. Doing this during smoking occasionally, the No. 14 Virginia Flake burns without problems until the end of the filling.
The No. 14 Virginia Flake is a typical Virginiaflake without the difficult to mastering peculiarities often associated with these tobaccos. The flake smokes without tongue bite and gargling and does not become excessively hot quickly, too. On the contrary, No. 14 Virginia Flake Right offers a cool smoke, rather mild and with no big surprises. But it provides such a pleasant slightly smoky, subtle dried fruit-sweetness, as suspected already in the scent, so you would be disappointed, if this would disturbed by harsher notes. Toward the end, the tobacco is slightly stronger and then fine and middle gray ashes and hardly condensate remains in the pipe, which makes the cleaning as easy as the smoking before.
The room note of No. 14 Virginia Flake is unobtrusive and could be perceived as pleasant in tolerant society.
The No. 14 Virginia Flake is a flake, which is very accurate cut and evenly marbled in all shades of brown. The typical aroma of dried fruits from the tin is also found in the smoke again. Where the unobtrusive, pleasant sweetness always resonates. The No. 14 Virginia Flake do not charge in excessive strength yet it makes trouble when smoking. It is the right choice if you are looking for a good Virginia-flake for any occasion, its aroma and smoking behavior does not require constant attention and you can smoke it by the way. Even and especially beginners will make only good experiences with the No. 14 Virginia Flake.
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