Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

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Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

Post by wsblevins » Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:49 am

Some time ago, an old pipe smoker told me that the tobacco with the highest Latakia content that he ever smoked was Captain Earle’s Ten Russians. I admit that it put me off from trying it for a few years. When I got around to satisfying my curiosity a few months ago, I bought a tin.
Holy smokes! This stuff is delicious! I regret not buying this years ago. By far the best thing I ever put in a pipe.
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Re: Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

Post by Hovannes » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:05 pm

Beware the Latakia
https://youtu.be/XGieuPPqaWg

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Re: Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

Post by durangopipe » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:18 pm

Hovannes wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:05 pm
Beware the Latakia
https://youtu.be/XGieuPPqaWg
Try not to Perique . . .

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Re: Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

Post by JimVH » Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:36 pm

wsblevins wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:49 am
Some time ago, an old pipe smoker told me that the tobacco with the highest Latakia content that he ever smoked was Captain Earle’s Ten Russians. I admit that it put me off from trying it for a few years. When I got around to satisfying my curiosity a few months ago, I bought a tin.
Holy smokes! This stuff is delicious! I regret not buying this years ago. By far the best thing I ever put in a pipe.
I've never tried it, but you've made me curious. I just ordered a tin.
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Re: Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

Post by Bloodhound » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:11 pm

Several years ago the pipe guy at the local B&M suggested to me based on my purchases over time that I might like Capt. Earl's Stimulus Package...it is a lat bomb...well after I liked that I had to try 10 Russians...that led to a couple of tins a year since. 10 Russians is my favorite Capt. Earl blend...Blended by C&D...and like all C&D blends its even better when the tin is a year or so old when you open it...the flavors are really melded by then.
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Re: Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

Post by DepartedLight » Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:03 pm

JimVH wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:36 pm
wsblevins wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:49 am
Some time ago, an old pipe smoker told me that the tobacco with the highest Latakia content that he ever smoked was Captain Earle’s Ten Russians. I admit that it put me off from trying it for a few years. When I got around to satisfying my curiosity a few months ago, I bought a tin.
Holy smokes! This stuff is delicious! I regret not buying this years ago. By far the best thing I ever put in a pipe.
I've never tried it, but you've made me curious. I just ordered a tin.
Tin Description wrote:Capt. Earle's Ten Russians is a true delight for lovers of latakia. Rich and full bodied, Ten Russians is pressed to deliver a perfectly balanced blend to the true aficionado of full English tobaccos.
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Re: Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

Post by ReverendThom » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:28 pm

I am intrigued as well!

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Re: Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

Post by DepartedLight » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:56 pm

Ten Russians bulk buy?
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Re: Anyone else here fond of Ten Russians?

Post by wsblevins » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:33 pm

DepartedLight wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:56 pm
Ten Russians bulk buy?
2 oz. and 8 oz. tins
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