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dpramsey



Location : south carolina, United States of America
Registration date : 2013-01-10

PostSubject: Cornell & Deihl Briar Fox?   Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:16 am

I was thinking about picking up this blend but wanted to hear a little about it first. All I can find is that its claim to fame is that its the blend of Peter Heeschen. Any feedback is greatly appreciated.
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alfredo_buscatti

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Location : Piedmont, North Carolina
Registration date : 2007-12-17

PostSubject: Re: Cornell & Deihl Briar Fox?   Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:24 pm

It's one of C&D's better selling straight VAs.
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PostSubject: Re: Cornell & Deihl Briar Fox?   Sat Jan 12, 2013 2:26 pm

It's dry sweet if that makes sense. Sorta astringent.

It's been to long since I've smoked it to get more detailed.

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SmokeKing David



Registration date : 2012-12-29

PostSubject: Re: Cornell & Deihl Briar Fox?   Sat Jan 12, 2013 10:27 pm

Briar Fox contains Virginias that are earthy, not sweet to me. It's not a bad smoke, but I prefer other VA blends.
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PostSubject: Re: Cornell & Deihl Briar Fox?   Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:58 am

Backing up PB here. Dry, spiciness, airy, astringent but not tangy.

I like many VA blends, this one included; there's much variety to be had within this one leaf alone.

This fits my palate as a dusty, dusky, pinot noir with just a hint of spice. For when I'm looking for something a little less full, a little less sweet, and a little more 'dry'.
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Wobbly McSnort



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PostSubject: Re: Cornell & Deihl Briar Fox?   Sat Jan 26, 2013 10:16 pm

I have smoked Briar Fox for 3 years now. It is a great blend and has all of the qualities mentioned in previous replies. To me all that has been said about it are the reasons why I like it so much. It is certainly different from all other Va. blends that I have smoked. The initial puffs after the charring are a little ho hum but once it gets going it really develops into a rather nice and even complex smoke. Give it a try.
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