I liked this flake when first tried it a few years ago. I aged a 2 lb. jar - now 3 years and this is really something worth waiting for. Time to order a few more lbs. for the cellar.
October 26, 2015
By: J W.
There is nothing bad about this blend - no bite, all natural flavour, sweet, and not overly strong. A daily smoke and well worth aging for a few months at least, it really matures.
September 27, 2015
By: Matthew P.
Bought a few ounces of this along with the bullseye and navy flake. At first I liked this the least but now its really growing on me and its my favorite. Its a great daily smoke!
August 04, 2015
By: Greg P.
I just bought 9 pounds
Best so far...
July 27, 2015
By: George M C.
This is the best smoke I've found yet in this latest renaissance of my pastime of pipe-smoking, the pastime itself beginning some 40-odd years ago. Until the past year, I'd never smoked a flake tobacco, Dunhill's being my initiation into this wonderf... Read Moreul world. I still have many I want to try, the world of VaPer flakes lying yet for me to explore. But so far, this is undoubtedly the finest smoke on hand in my cellar. Read Less
I´m in love!!!
June 15, 2015
By: Fabian C.
This is a real winner! This flake is a piece of art, beautifully structured.
First time i tried it i thought it wasn´t for me. But got completely in love after i finished the second bowl of it!!. To me, this is not an aromatic. It´s just an excelle... Read Morent virginia flake with subtle hints of dried fruits.Very fragrant, no tongue bite at all even if you puff it hard; delivers a delicious room note and lefts a great aftertaste. Pretty decent in nicotine kick, but very satisfying. Highly recommended!! Read Less
April 29, 2015
By: Maher T.
I was interested in trying flake tobacco so I bought 4oz of this stuff based on its reviews by others. I love my aromatics, so this was a leap out of the proverbial box for me. Granted I've only been smoking a pipe for the past 2 years on and off, an... Read Mored am by no means a connosieur, I can tell when a tobacco/blend is good. This stuff is good. Smooth, easy to pack, sweet and not harsh with very little bite. It does take a few lights to get it going, but when it gets going it just keeps giving. It did get a bit stronger than I like toward the bottom of the bowl, but the flavour was definitely still there amidst that slightly harsher smoke. In all honesty, this is in my humble opinion a great blend that I really enjoy - more than most aromatics I've tried. Read Less
A new slot in my rotation
April 04, 2015
By: Chris G.
I really like this one. The virginias are sweet, smooth and well rounded. It does have a casing or topping of some sort, smells like butterscotch in the jar, but doesn't come through except for a sweet flavor in the smoke (which is nice). Not overpow... Read Moreering in any way. Due to the type of flake, the ribbons are extremely long if rubbed out, and consequently burns really well. While it is good rubbed out, I find it has a better flavor when folded and stuffed. This one has definitely won a spot in my rotation and will always be on hand. Read Less
One of my all time favorites!
March 19, 2015
By: Chad B.
This is exceptional quality pipe tobacco, mild Virginias and a very light topping, easily an every day smoke. There is something about the flavor and aroma of this tobacco that keeps me coming back for more, it's sort of haunting to me in a good way:... Read Morep (I like the persons comment below about the flavor reminding he and his wife of xmas morning) This is truly one of the best pipe tobaccos that money can buy, enjoy:) Read Less
January 27, 2015
By: Mark S.
Gotta love those straight up Va's. Smooth, naturally sweet and no bite. An overall everyday, all day smoke.
November 30, 2014
By: David F.
Excellent flake tobacco at a great price. Lots of enjoyable, flavorsome smoke, deep grassy hay flavors from the virginia, and a very nice sweet virginia aftertaste. Smoke a few bowls of this and it becomes obvious why it is always on the bestseller... Read More list. Great flake tobacco at a bargain price. Read Less
Virginia with a light sweet topping.
October 26, 2014
By: John D.
This is a very smooth soft Virginia with a light honeylike topping. Its mild, smokes clean and the sweetness makes it enjoyable.
September 15, 2014
By: John p.
A flavourful pipe tobacco, mildly cased with what - who cares, just a nice care free smoke.
Lightly Topped Flake
September 28, 2013
By: Guy D.
I was surprised to note a sweet honey like aroma when I opened my bag of Luxury Twist Flake. I was expecting something similar to Luxury Flake. I am not big on sweetened or flavored tobaccos but this is the exception. Very subtle, enhances the Virgin... Read Moreia does not overpower. Tends to smoke hot because of the topping so easy does it. Read Less
September 04, 2013
By: Charles C.
Great, reliable smoke. Cool burning by folding or rubbed. Nice hint of vanilla, with a bit of virginia tang off and on. No casing detected, very clean burn. Definately in my weekly rotation!
Aeromatic For Sure!
May 26, 2013
By: Benjamin S.
Burns hot and is strongly cased.The appearance of the flake is beautiful,but the casing over rides any natural tobacco flavor imo.Will also ghost your pipe so be careful. This is most certainly an areo. I'll stick with the navy or bullseye flake.
My New Favorite
March 27, 2013
By: Ben W.
I usually smoke both MacBaren and Stokkebye Navy Flake so I tried 4oz of the Luxury Twist Flake. I absolutely loved it so I went back online to purchase another couple of pounds and it was gone. Something that is hard to keep in stock says everything... Read More about this flake. I guess I'll just have to buy larger quantities so I can keep it in stock here at home. It burns very well and has no bite at all. I enjoy smoking a flake that I can light once and enjoy it. Read Less
One of the best tobaccos that money can buy.
March 05, 2013
By: Hiroyoshi M.
Definitely a slight hint of vanilla note is detectable, which is quite pleasant and mild, not cloying. Casing is modest. The Presentation is superb. The modestly sweet vanilla fragrance matches the underlying grassiness of the mellow VA and often di... Read Moreverts my attention from its subtly tingling, stinging tastes that VA gives. I haven’t got any idea about the slight vanilla scent often detected by not a few tobacco connoisseurs; whether it comes from a mute additive or the Cavendish makes the scent very much close to that of vanilla.
LTF does not bite my tongue. Lights well. Burns well. The slight sweet vanilla fragrance matches the subtly tingling tastes that the mellow VA gives.
It is so far the best tobacco I smoke in the public places ( where, of course, smoking is not inhibited ), with the others around me, smokers or / and non-smokers.
I put 4 stars in 5 scales. The one missing star is for the untold-origin of the vanilla-like note. Read Less
wife likes the room note
February 09, 2013
By: David c.
less peppery than LNF, great room note. kind of sweet smelling good old tobbaco. one of the best smoking flakes i have tried. very close to LNF (i even tast some pepper but not as much might be a ghost though i smoke a fair amount of LNF). i plan to ... Read Moreorder this stuff by the pound. kind of tasts like it might have more age on it than LNF undoubtably gets better stored up for a year or two. if i can buy it faster than i smoke it i'll find out. once again do not beat up on P S this stuff is straight VA , and for what it is it is good. if you love english and latakia this will not impress you much. if you like sweet good burning VA with some age on it, burn away with extream predjudice Read Less
January 28, 2013
By: George B.
I've purchased this blend by mistake, well occasionally click on it and was very well surprised when received it instead of the Luxury Bulls eyes. However, this blend become my favorite. It has very nice burning, easy and even. Smelling like Christma... Read Mores day and my wife also like me when I am smoking it. What else one can asking for!
Ah, yes, it is perfect companion for old malt! Just number one combination! Read Less
January 14, 2013
By: Ronald M.
It's aged with licorice, I believe, which gives it an appealing taste that I'd rank with Erinmore Flake or Orlik Flake- at a much lower price. It's slightly stronger than the two, but more satisfying. Should you inhale it, accidentaly or otherwise,... Read More it won't sear your windpipe and induce paroxysms of coughing. So far it's my favorite blend. And,of course, it doesn't bite. Read Less
September 28, 2012
By: James N.
You couldn't ask for much more in a tobacco than this. The taste of the pure Virginia blend is stronger than a dedicated aromatic, but not overpowering, offering no bite. The aroma is amazing, and the room note seems to appeal to others who stand nea... Read Morerby me when I smoke. The twist flake and roll make sure that you get a long smoke every time. Its natural moisture is pretty much perfect, and I stock up on this when I can. Read Less
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