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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by DepartedLight » Mon May 28, 2018 8:33 pm

arank87 wrote:
Mon May 28, 2018 6:35 pm
I just finished reading this entire thread. Yes, all of it. Here are some of my random thoughts about codger burley's:

1. CPS seems to favor SWR over PA.
2. PA gets rave reviews and then some "meh" reviews.
3. Granger is to pipe tobacco as an MRE is to food.
4. I think the term "OTC" or "Drugstore blend" is more suited to the genre than "codger burley" since there are some aromatics, etc. thrown into the discussion.

How good are the Sutliff match blends? I really want to try Walnut, Sugar Barrel, and Country Doctor but I would only want to try them if they were very close approximations of the originals.

Does anyone have any Edgeworth sealed? I have the Lane Ready Rubbed and it's my favorite tobacco so far and I would love to try the original. I have a sealed tin of Balkan Sobrannie from 2017 that I could part with. Probably a lost cause at this point but I thought I'd throw it out there.

This thread is probably one of the best pipe threads I've read yet. Thank you CPS.
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by 7formy1911 » Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm

Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by JimVH » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm

7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.

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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by 7formy1911 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am

JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by JimVH » Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:27 pm

7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Thanks for the advice.

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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by JimVH » Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm

7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.

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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by 7formy1911 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:34 am

JimVH wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.
Glad you like it. I bought some on a whim because it sounded interesting and it turned out to be far better than expected.
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by Bloodhound » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:53 am

I stopped into the local grocery last night and picked up 2 pouches of SWR to take fishing this weekend
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:55 am

If I had to pick one, I don’t smoke these much, but I like Half&half and Carter Hall decently... not a fan of PA.


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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by Tatanka » Fri Jun 29, 2018 10:19 am

I've been so busy with those "life things," I've not had time to return to trying out "4th" Generation 1957, from Denmark, or anything else for that matter.
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by KYBURLEY » Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:20 pm

arank87 wrote:
Mon May 28, 2018 6:35 pm
I just finished reading this entire thread. Yes, all of it. Here are some of my random thoughts about codger burley's:

1. CPS seems to favor SWR over PA.
2. PA gets rave reviews and then some "meh" reviews.
3. Granger is to pipe tobacco as an MRE is to food.
4. I think the term "OTC" or "Drugstore blend" is more suited to the genre than "codger burley" since there are some aromatics, etc. thrown into the discussion.

How good are the Sutliff match blends? I really want to try Walnut, Sugar Barrel, and Country Doctor but I would only want to try them if they were very close approximations of the originals.

Does anyone have any Edgeworth sealed? I have the Lane Ready Rubbed and it's my favorite tobacco so far and I would love to try the original. I have a sealed tin of Balkan Sobrannie from 2017 that I could part with. Probably a lost cause at this point but I thought I'd throw it out there.

This thread is probably one of the best pipe threads I've read yet. Thank you CPS.
The Sutliff ERR Match is really good. I like Mixture 79 too but I would suggest buying it in bulk. It's a bit dryer and smokes better.

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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by 7formy1911 » Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:46 pm

7formy1911 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:34 am
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.
Glad you like it. I bought some on a whim because it sounded interesting and it turned out to be far better than expected.
To follow up on this blend I have to say that it is quite close to unseating OJK as my favorite burley. I like Perique but the dark fired leaf along with the light topping is blending genius.
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by DepartedLight » Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:54 pm

7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:46 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:34 am
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.
Glad you like it. I bought some on a whim because it sounded interesting and it turned out to be far better than expected.
To follow up on this blend I have to say that it is quite close to unseating OJK as my favorite burley. I like Perique but the dark fired leaf along with the light topping is blending genius.
Most intriguing.
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by hugodrax » Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:03 pm

DepartedLight wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:54 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:46 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:34 am
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.
Glad you like it. I bought some on a whim because it sounded interesting and it turned out to be far better than expected.
To follow up on this blend I have to say that it is quite close to unseating OJK as my favorite burley. I like Perique but the dark fired leaf along with the light topping is blending genius.
Most intriguing.
That's amazing praise and I'm slightly surprised. OJK is one of the very few blends that unmanned me.
I am also of the opinion that the Jesuits should be suppressed.

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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by 7formy1911 » Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:21 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:03 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:54 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:46 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:34 am
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.
Glad you like it. I bought some on a whim because it sounded interesting and it turned out to be far better than expected.
To follow up on this blend I have to say that it is quite close to unseating OJK as my favorite burley. I like Perique but the dark fired leaf along with the light topping is blending genius.
Most intriguing.
That's amazing praise and I'm slightly surprised. OJK is one of the very few blends that unmanned me.
The strength of OJK never bothered me. I find the interest of Redburn keeps my attention more than OJK and that the components plus the rum and molasses really do add up to more than the sum. Setting it down and relighting later do not do any harm to the flavor profile like OJK can have.
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by hugodrax » Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:39 pm

7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:21 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:03 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:54 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:46 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:34 am
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Cornell & Diehl has a new burley blend that I highly recommend. It’s called Redburn and is quite delightful. If you like SWR I think you’ll like this even better.
I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.
Glad you like it. I bought some on a whim because it sounded interesting and it turned out to be far better than expected.
To follow up on this blend I have to say that it is quite close to unseating OJK as my favorite burley. I like Perique but the dark fired leaf along with the light topping is blending genius.
Most intriguing.
That's amazing praise and I'm slightly surprised. OJK is one of the very few blends that unmanned me.
The strength of OJK never bothered me. I find the interest of Redburn keeps my attention more than OJK and that the components plus the rum and molasses really do add up to more than the sum. Setting it down and relighting later do not do any harm to the flavor profile like OJK can have.
Interesting. If my local ever gets it, I'm definitely trying it.
I am also of the opinion that the Jesuits should be suppressed.

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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by JimVH » Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:01 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:39 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:21 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:03 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:54 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:46 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:34 am
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 pm


I just ordered five tins of this stuff based on this post.

I'm holding you personally responsible.
If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.
Glad you like it. I bought some on a whim because it sounded interesting and it turned out to be far better than expected.
To follow up on this blend I have to say that it is quite close to unseating OJK as my favorite burley. I like Perique but the dark fired leaf along with the light topping is blending genius.
Most intriguing.
That's amazing praise and I'm slightly surprised. OJK is one of the very few blends that unmanned me.
The strength of OJK never bothered me. I find the interest of Redburn keeps my attention more than OJK and that the components plus the rum and molasses really do add up to more than the sum. Setting it down and relighting later do not do any harm to the flavor profile like OJK can have.
Interesting. If my local ever gets it, I'm definitely trying it.
7formy1911 is a visionary. If he would start a burley cult I would robe-up and join.

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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by 7formy1911 » Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:47 am

JimVH wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:01 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:39 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:21 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:03 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:54 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:46 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:34 am
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00 am


If you don’t like it I’ll be happy to incinerate it for you... one bowl at a time. I recommend using a larger pipe, small pipes seem to muddy the taste a bit. Enjoy :wink:
Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.
Glad you like it. I bought some on a whim because it sounded interesting and it turned out to be far better than expected.
To follow up on this blend I have to say that it is quite close to unseating OJK as my favorite burley. I like Perique but the dark fired leaf along with the light topping is blending genius.
Most intriguing.
That's amazing praise and I'm slightly surprised. OJK is one of the very few blends that unmanned me.
The strength of OJK never bothered me. I find the interest of Redburn keeps my attention more than OJK and that the components plus the rum and molasses really do add up to more than the sum. Setting it down and relighting later do not do any harm to the flavor profile like OJK can have.
Interesting. If my local ever gets it, I'm definitely trying it.
7formy1911 is a visionary. If he would start a burley cult I would robe-up and join.
The Burley Brethren of Borneo? We’d obviously have to start it up in a third world country to skirt any pesky laws. No Koolaid, I promise! You can’t smoke when you’re dead.
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Re: The Codger Burley Thread

Post by DepartedLight » Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:21 am

7formy1911 wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:47 am
JimVH wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:01 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:39 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:21 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:03 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:54 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:46 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:34 am
JimVH wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:05 pm


Good call, brother. This stuff is a real treat.
Glad you like it. I bought some on a whim because it sounded interesting and it turned out to be far better than expected.
To follow up on this blend I have to say that it is quite close to unseating OJK as my favorite burley. I like Perique but the dark fired leaf along with the light topping is blending genius.
Most intriguing.
That's amazing praise and I'm slightly surprised. OJK is one of the very few blends that unmanned me.
The strength of OJK never bothered me. I find the interest of Redburn keeps my attention more than OJK and that the components plus the rum and molasses really do add up to more than the sum. Setting it down and relighting later do not do any harm to the flavor profile like OJK can have.
Interesting. If my local ever gets it, I'm definitely trying it.
7formy1911 is a visionary. If he would start a burley cult I would robe-up and join.
The Burley Brethren of Borneo? We’d obviously have to start it up in a third world country to skirt any pesky laws. No Koolaid, I promise! You can’t smoke when you’re dead.
Count me in.
DL Jake

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