It looks sort of like someone took a ribbon-cut and sliced the ribbons into shorter pieces. It heats up and burns quick so enjoy it while you can. The first half isn't always great but after you pack it and dump it once, it comes alive. I have nothing negative to say about this tobacco, but there is nothing remotely memorable here to me either. The black portion of the litho ink is off-center. So this burley-based blend is pleasing to me.
And then I tried Prince Albert, and found it delightful. The other test for a tobacco is the question of would I continue to smoke the pipe if this was all that was available? Very easy to pack and light. Prince Albert to me seems to be a little stronger and has a tad bit more nicotene. I believe the pix speak for the shape of this tin and would invite you to check them out ask questions accordingly. Maybe too many butt end of jokes, but I finally gave in.
Finish: A bit more harsh at the bottom, but not a problem. Wish I had a dollar for every ounce of this stuff that has been smoked over the last century. This one literally stopped me in my tracks! I'm usually a fan of non-aromatic blends but I don't even know if I can call Prince Albert that. Taste wise, a light nutty, cocoa flavor with some Bourbon and sweet licorice. Delicate cocoa flavors caused me to doubt my long-held destain for the Prince. Vintage Prince Albert collectibles are items of tobacciana related to the Price Albert Tobacco brand. Great tobacco, a staple in my cellar.
This differs in taste and Style from, say Escudo. Virginia lover 4 people found this review helpful. . Smokes nice and cool down to the bottom. They both are about the same price. For starters, there is a distinct aroma of cocoa. I mean, come on, my grandpa smoked this stuff.
I'm definitely not about to go toss out all of my wonderful fancy blends. And that's all you need to know. If not, a big headed nail or a stick work just as well for a tamper. Mild None Detected Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable The experience of Prince Albert consists of worry-free smoking with casual convenience. It's your basic American burley blend, hints of chocolate and some fruity sweetness and of course the nuttiness from the burley.
That's all there is to it. Everyone knows the success of the Camel brand but their packaging has always been focused on soft-pack cardboard packs instead of the tin cans used to package Prince Albert. Don't worry, you don't have to fill it in pinches and a third of a bowl at a time. Having tried it I can honestly say that the modern interpretation, while accurate in some aspects, can't hold a candle to the original. A good Burley with no bite. Mild None Detected Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable I knew at some point I'd be reviewing this one. Mild Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant Prince Albert is my favorite, narrowly edging out Carter Hall, another traditional burley and Virginia blend.
If you take it at face value, yeah. Mild Mild Mild Pleasant After nearly 40 years of pipe smoking, I finally decided to try this blend. The burn is cool and even. Mild to Medium Extremely Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant to Tolerable Not much to add to this classic Burley blend. The rim has two chips in it that have been smoothed over to dull the sharp edges. Upgrading to 3 stars and will continue to work with it.
The company was founded in 1875 when R. No great contrasts between brights and blacks here, just on uniform, friendly, woody brown. A class ribbon cut, it always light easily. There is nothing fancy about this classic 'drug store' blend, instead one gets an honest burley smoke. The only other problem, which I consider the worst, is that it leaves a really bad after odor in the pipe that lingers a long, long time.