Desert Island Top 5 choices for 2018

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Desert Island Top 5 choices for 2018

Post by Goose55 » Tue May 15, 2018 5:58 pm

I searched but didn't see a Desert Island 2018 thread so I decided to create one.

I recently revisited G.L. Pease's Fog City Series that 'ol Rusty had told me about back in the Fall of 2016, and that I had tried a tin of: Embarcadero, Fillmore, Laurel Heights. This time I got those and a couple more from that Selection that I had not tried,... Un-ion Square, Montgomery, & Telegraph Hill. So far Embarcadero leads the pack. Absolutely amazing. Nearly identical McCl sweet n sour tang! Blew my socks off! So, here are my 2017 Desert Island must have tobaccos, including McClelland which I still have quite a bit of. They are all superb to me, so it's hard to name a #1, and a #5, but this is close....

McClelland 40th Anniversary Red Virginia Flake
McClelland Tudor Castle VA/Per/Or
G.L. Pease Embarcadero
McClelland Aurora Virginia Blend
Gawith, Hoggarth, & Co bulk Brown Flake (unscented)

What 5 blends tickle your fancy in 2018?
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Re: Desert Island Top 5 choices for 2018

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Re: Desert Island Top 5 choices for 2018

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I take that to mean DL has no new pipe tobacco preferences. But Nay. Not the case with others.
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Re: Desert Island Top 5 choices for 2018

Post by sweetandsour » Tue May 15, 2018 10:08 pm

For 2018? I can't list the top five for tonight. Besides, I have some current favorites that I simply will not make public, else they'll be gone from the shelves. But, those that would always be included on any fantasy list, would be Dark Star, Christmas Cheer(s), 3-Oaks, FMotT, and any of the Yenidje blends.
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Re: Desert Island Top 5 choices for 2018

Post by coco » Wed May 16, 2018 8:08 am

McClelland's premium red Virginia (Christmas Cheer, Anniversary, etc.), though plain old 5100 would be fine also
McClelland's Balkan Blue/Blue Mountain
McClelland's Frog Morton
McClelland's Dark Navy Flake
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Re: Desert Island Top 5 choices for 2018

Post by JimVH » Wed May 16, 2018 8:16 am

In no particular order:

1. Water Island
2. Auckland
3. Cocos (my personal fav)
4. Aldabra
5. Mamanuca
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Re: Desert Island Top 5 choices for 2018

Post by Bloodhound » Wed May 16, 2018 8:22 am

JimVH wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 8:16 am
In no particular order:

1. Water Island
2. Auckland
3. Cocos (my personal fav)
4. Aldabra
5. Mamanuca
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