Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

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Re: Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

Post by hugodrax » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:11 pm

A_Morley wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:08 pm
Edward G. Robinson is on my high strangeness list. As is Milano by Mastro de Paja. Weird, weird tobaccos.
Never had EGR, see? Good thing, too, see? I'd be talking like that all day if I ever did, see?

I remember having an oddball tobacco from Savinelli, and Evening Rose was weird but good. I've always thought 1q to be an oddity--how did they manage to get the flavor and nicotine out of it?
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Re: Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

Post by A_Morley » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:31 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:11 pm
A_Morley wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:08 pm
Edward G. Robinson is on my high strangeness list. As is Milano by Mastro de Paja. Weird, weird tobaccos.
Never had EGR, see? Good thing, too, see? I'd be talking like that all day if I ever did, see?

I remember having an oddball tobacco from Savinelli, and Evening Rose was weird but good. I've always thought 1q to be an oddity--how did they manage to get the flavor and nicotine out of it?
You, you do know he didn't actually talk like that, right?

1Q is good in a pinch. It's better than nothing. I've smoked some things that were not; better than nothing, that is.
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Re: Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

Post by Goose55 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:45 pm

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Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:30 pm
So I'm in Allegheny Smokeworks today looking for a new baccy and I'm fingerings a tin of Cabbie's Mixture, pondering its purchase when a fellow customer came up and recommended it as a good tobacco. He said he had five tins put away.

Intrigued, I asked him what it tasted like. The reply? "Oh, I've never had any, it just gets really good reviews." When I asked him whether he thought tight, vertical straight grain rising out of Birdseye on the bottom of the bowl led to faster drying times and an overall better pipe, he said he didn't think so.
He hasn't read Carl Ehwa's book, Pipes & Tobacco. Graining is the prime consideration when selecting a pipe.

The reason vertical straight grain rising out of birds-eye results in faster drying times and an overall better pipe, is due to the density of vertical straight grain. By it's nature, it resists absorbing moisture. But the birds-eye at the bottom of the bowl does absorb moisture. It's like soil that drains well making for a healthier plant, or tree. Soil that does not drain well can kill a plant.
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Re: Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

Post by hugodrax » Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:20 pm

Completement fou, mon cher.
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Re: Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

Post by Goose55 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:15 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:20 pm
Completement fou, mon cher.
Complètement folle? Fou science?
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Re: Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

Post by durangopipe » Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:29 pm

Goose55 wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:15 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:20 pm
Completement fou, mon cher.
Complètement folle? Fou science?
Pardonnez-moi, mon cher ami, mais la spéculation n'est pas la science.
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Re: Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

Post by hugodrax » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:54 pm

A_Morley wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:31 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:11 pm
A_Morley wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:08 pm
Edward G. Robinson is on my high strangeness list. As is Milano by Mastro de Paja. Weird, weird tobaccos.
Never had EGR, see? Good thing, too, see? I'd be talking like that all day if I ever did, see?

I remember having an oddball tobacco from Savinelli, and Evening Rose was weird but good. I've always thought 1q to be an oddity--how did they manage to get the flavor and nicotine out of it?
You, you do know he didn't actually talk like that, right?

1Q is good in a pinch. It's better than nothing. I've smoked some things that were not; better than nothing, that is.
You, you do know that isn't the point, don't you? That the font of juvenile humor doesn't have to dry up completely, right? Ask your sister.
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Re: Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

Post by SlowToke » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:26 pm

A_Morley wrote:
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:02 am
Now, suppose I was looking for a recommendation for a weird tobacco. What would you recommend?
I hear Top Banana is pretty weird but probably would be included in the "not better than nothing" tobaccos.
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Re: Weirdo Tobacco Recommendation.

Post by joegoat » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:25 am

Does Captain Black still make grape? I have yet to see a pouch in the wild.
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