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JimInks

JimInks

Location : North Carolina
Registration date : 2012-08-31

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PostSubject: Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review.   Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. EmptyThu Nov 27, 2014 1:42 am

The Virginias are grassy with a bit of bold earthiness. The sweetness is citrus, and tangy dried fruit. The perique is strong, offering some plum and raisin with a sharp spiciness in every puff. There's a prevalent musty, leathery, bitter quality that, depending on your personal preferences, either clash with or compliment the sweet and sour flavor. Despite all of that, you'll notice a creaminess from the topping that keeps this from becoming harsh, though I suspect a pinch or two of dark cavendish is present. In many ways, it's a bolder, sweeter, spicier version of Dunhill Navy Rolls with some different flavor hits. Burns slow and requires some relights. Made for an experienced smoker.
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DrT999

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Age : 60
Location : Piedmont of North Carolina
Registration date : 2011-08-31

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PostSubject: Re: Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review.   Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. EmptyThu Nov 27, 2014 10:59 am

Sounds like a winner! Very Happy
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RobJ

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Location : Mukilteo, Washington USA
Registration date : 2014-07-07

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PostSubject: Re: Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review.   Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. EmptyThu Nov 27, 2014 6:11 pm

Thanks for the thorough review! This one sounds like one I'd enjoy so I'll order up a tin if I can find a source. It doesn't look like SP.com stocks this one.

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Age : 66
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PostSubject: Re: Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review.   Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. EmptyThu Nov 27, 2014 8:44 pm

I'll look forward to trying this Jim, based on your review. Might have to go to Dan Pipe in the GR to get it though!

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juanmedusa

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Age : 37
Location : Falls Church, Virginia
Registration date : 2013-07-06

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PostSubject: Re: Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review.   Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. EmptySat Dec 06, 2014 4:30 pm

Thanks again. Sounds awesome.
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DrumsAndBeer

DrumsAndBeer

Age : 46
Location : Northern, CA
Registration date : 2012-04-04

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PostSubject: Re: Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review.   Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. EmptySat Dec 06, 2014 4:52 pm

juanmedusa wrote:
Thanks again. Sounds awesome.

Agreed. Nice review Jim. I have never even heard of this Dan product until now. Sounds right up my alley.
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Rusty

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Registration date : 2010-06-04

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PostSubject: Re: Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review.   Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. EmptyMon Dec 08, 2014 1:31 pm

Sometimes it might be available under another brand name... Very Happy

Dan Pipe Catalog Description of St. Bernard Flake >

Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. Wcjvns

Former's Description of Straight Grain Flake >

Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. Straight-ds
From http://formerpipes.com/former.html

Too similar to be mere coincidence, especially since DTM is the manufacturer of Former's tobaccos. Of course if you'd prefer to believe that Former has a tobacco factory ... Cool
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Age : 66
Location : Arid-zona
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PostSubject: Re: Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review.   Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. EmptyMon Dec 08, 2014 8:53 pm

WOW........a rusty sighting............

alien



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juanmedusa

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Age : 37
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PostSubject: Re: Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review.   Jim's Dan's St. Bernard Flake Review. EmptyTue Dec 09, 2014 12:58 pm

Brewdude wrote:
WOW........a rusty sighting............

alien



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RR

Rusty "The Researcher" evidently.
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