A very full smoke. Sweet and slightly peppery, it doesnt hit the pallate it caresses it. This is one i will begetting again. It has a room note that the other half says is ok. Burns cleanly, and packs cleaner in my short experience with proper navy f... Read Morelakes this did not disappoint. Read Less
August 22, 2015
By: George M C.
A really interesting, satisfying smoke. You can't go wrong with this one. Truly excellent!
July 03, 2015
By: Louis H.
Wonderful creamy smoke with a pleasant room note in my Rattray's Bagpiper with the churchwarden stem. I have a 1.5lb box ordered and plan to fill the cellar with even more.
Even better a year later
May 21, 2015
By: Bryan S.
Bought a pound of this a little over a year ago, stuffed into Mason jars and forgot about it. Started smoking a little last week and wow - what a great tobacco. This is now my weekend smoke for those times I can sit and appreciate life. Good stuff.
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Update 8/2/2015. Still improving. I have seen more improvement from cellaring this tobacco than I have seen in any other. Read Less
May 20, 2015
By: Alex c.
I keep on ordering this. A special suppliment to a days smoking routine. I just crunch it up and gently stoke. Needs to be kept moist, just pretend it is escudo...Thank you Stokkebye!!!
Passable, but not great.
April 06, 2015
By: Chris G.
I really wanted to love this one, but I find its just not as good as the other two in the luxury flake line. I found it just doesn't let the virginias shine enough, well, nothing really shines for me with this flake. I've tried it rubbed gently, com... Read Morepletely, folded and stuffed (a bunch of different ways) and I still cant get the kind of flavor I would expect from a stokkebye blend. It is by all means a quality tobacco, just falls a bit short for me. Read Less
My New Favorite
April 01, 2015
By: George G.
Is it possible for a tobacco to be both simple and complex? If so, then Luxury Bullseye Flake is it. Fold it, rub it out, whatever you like. The smoke is cool, the taste is pleasant and, because it's a coin, each bowl is just a little bit different f... Read Morerom the previous one. This has become by far my favorite non-aromatic, and I will continue to order it as long as it's being sold. Read Less
March 26, 2015
By: Mark S.
I've read pack it this way and that way. I just rub it out and stuff my bowl and smoke away. Great taste, room note is pleasant and no bite. Another great tobacco added to my rotation.
Great VaPer Intro
March 15, 2015
By: Bradley H.
If you mostly smoke aromatics and are looking to branch out into other blending styles then pick up an ounce of this. It's a high quality VaPer that has a bit of sweetness added with the Black Cavendish bullseye. It's a rather creamy and sweet flavor... Read More. The hay and grassy notes of the Virginias are there as well as the natural fruit like flavors of raisins or figs. There's a bit of peppery flavor from the Perique. It comes pretty close to the right moisture level. Loads and lights well. It's a nice smooth even cool burning blend. Doesn't give any tongue bite. I'd say it's a medium to strong blend as far as the nicotine goes. If you're a nic wimp like myself make sure you've snacked on something before firing up a bowl. Overall a great blend that's very affordable. Read Less
March 10, 2015
By: Daniel E.
This is a great tasting fine tobacco. Nothing harsh and no bite, but wonderful flavor and pleasant room note. It has a creamy taste and texture with pequint spice layered in ever so smoothly. On the advice of another reviewer, I folded the coin into... Read More quarters and then put it into the bowl edge side down so that the bull's-eye (or the middle of the coin) is facing up. Makes for a delicious smoke! Happy smoking! Read Less
Good, but not Great
February 27, 2015
By: Bryan W.
I have heard the tinned version is much better but we can only get the bulk in the states. The blend was good on aroma. Grassy earthy tones with a touch of sweetness. The charring light revealed hay and earth tones. The smoke was pretty consistent th... Read Moreroughout with offering any complexity. The cavendish in the middle is subdued and doesn't add or takeaway from the blend. If anything it looks cool. Good, but not great. Read Less
Very happy with it.
February 17, 2015
By: Chang Uk j.
Very happy with it.
I am a very fit, tobacco.
Pack upside down!
November 24, 2014
By: David F.
My experience of this tobacco depends on how it is stuffed into one's pipe - it's possible to get two completely different experiences.
When I first received my order I folded a coin into quarters and then inserted into my pipe with the center of th... Read Moree coin first - so the edges of the coin were in effect sticking upwards towards the top of the bowl. This also meant (with hindsight) that all of the center Cavendish part of the coin went to the bottom of the bowl and would be the last part smoked. Big mistake. This produced a smoke heavy with Perique and was too peppery for my taste. The Perique drowned everything else and was too much for me to smoke. I put aside my 4oz delivery, disappointed.
A few days later I tried again, this time with the idea of putting the folded coin 'edges first' into my pipe, with the center of the coin pointing upwards. This meant that the center Cavendish became the FIRST part of the smoke. This produced a completely different smoking experience - nice Virginia tastes and smells, a little creamy, hay and manure. Young Virginia, as others have noted, but pleasant nonetheless, and with quite a lot of deep flavor. As I smoked my bowl the Perique lower down then joined in the experience but was now blended with the Virginias and Cavendish giving a much more balanced and enjoyable smoke, much nearer to the Escudo experience. Now I sat there thinking "hey - this is a nice smoke, I might buy more of this", whereas after my first attempt I certainly wouldn't have ordered more.
So - an interesting experience. Can be a very nice smoke, very satisfying, and very close to Escudo, but only if packed in a certain way. I'm glad I discovered the difference.
Many people will be buying this hoping that it's 'as good as Escudo for half the price'. No, it's not Escudo, as many others have noted. It's close, if packed 'upside down', but it's three stars whereas Escudo is a clear four.
I'm glad I tried this tobacco. I'll be able to enjoy the rest of my order using the 'upside down' packing method. But it's also made me realise just how exceptionally good Escudo is, and I'd rather pay extra money and have the real thing. Read Less
Great smoke, just add Rum.
September 29, 2014
By: John R.
OK, I have tried many tobaccos and like many but MY favorite is not available for purchase. But you can make your own. Start with this and dry out 4 ounces.....then place it in an airtight glass jar and add 1 Teaspoon of a high quality rum...I use Ba... Read Morecardi 8. Let it sit for a week then air it out some and enjoy.....a 5 star perfect for me tobacco. If you like a good navy flake you will love the addition of the perique in this for a little added spice. A displace Cajuns dream tobacco.....Thank goodness for St. James Parish, LA. Read Less
Great but inexpensive
September 16, 2014
By: Gary S.
This is a great sliced rope tobacco. It is light to medium bodied, if you fold the coins and stuff the pipe you are treated to a smoke that changes as you burn down through the tobacco. It is sweet with hits of perique every now and then. Will keep t... Read Morehis in my rotation, especially at this price. Read Less
Every day tasty!
July 18, 2014
By: Brian D.
My two favorites are Haddo's Delight and the old standard, Escudo. Problem is, on a middle class income I can't afford those other than on a once and a while basis.
This is a VERY close second to those two! I buy it 3 lbs at a time, and it makes a... Read More great every day smoke for thrift conscious VaPer fans like myself. Based on taste, strength, and room note one would think this costed far more than it does. Quit reading and buy some! Read Less
July 17, 2014
By: Jonathan L.
I've found this smoked best folded and stuffed for the most flavourful experience. Sweet and sour, smooth smoke. Some richness/body from the cavendish. Don't notice too much flavour from Perique during the smoke, however 10 or so seconds after exh... Read Morealing, I slowly get this delayed black pepper tingle over my palate. Never experienced that before until this smoke, which was not unpleasant. This benefited from a slow smoking pace. Read Less
January 18, 2014
By: Santos T.
Big flavor, but not too bold. Takes very nice to the flame after false light. Beautiful white ashes, perfect smoke in my Savinelli 626 "Opera" pipe. A treasure!
GOLD COINS OF FLAVOR!!!
January 06, 2014
By: Fabian C.
This is a great tobacco, well harmonized between virginias, perique and black cavendish. To be honest, i couldn´t feel that much the cavendish, but even so, virginias and perique are smooth and sweet enough to be enjoyed.
I´ll be buying more of this... Read More goooooood tobacco, soon!! Read Less
Coin of Great Value
November 28, 2013
By: Guy D.
The thing I like about Vaper blends is ithe varied pipe smoking expirience offered by each one. Luxry Bllseye Flake is a low cost, high quality smoke that never fails to satisfy. I have several Vaper blends in my rotaion but find myself reaching for ... Read MoreLBF more often. Read Less
November 26, 2013
By: Christopher s.
This is my top VaPer hands down. Very flavorful but yet is very tame and behaves well even as you work to the bottom of the bowl it stays consistant throughout. Ppl gripe about tobaccos being wet, its SIMPLE, DRY IT OUT A LITTLE.
Hard to beat for the money
July 18, 2013
By: Timothy S.
A nice smoke for the money spent. Not as deep in flavor as Escudo but still quite good. I am a prodigious puffer, Escudo can over-heat on me, this does not. For whatever reason. It also finishes a little smoother than others in this genre.
Spicy, pe... Read Moreppery, with a slight sweetness. Good and smoky. A fine tobacco to keep on hand, by the jar full.
Room note doesn't get any complaints. Read Less
Awesome stuff at a bargain price!
July 15, 2013
By: Ralf S.
ok, my first choice would be Escudo, but this is a great 2nd choice ... no, that sounds unfair ... but on the other side i enjoy the depth of Escudo, so a little cutback on the taste ... but serious? for that price you get a purrfect smooth smoke wit... Read Moreh a rich flavor and no bite at all ... great deal and great tobacco Read Less
Dry, Lots of Smoke, Good Flavor
July 09, 2013
By: Justin D.
I didn't have a wet smoke like others did, I rubbed out the disk and didn't allow time for drying at all. My Yashtylov smoked it beautifully. Nice consistent flavor, just the right amount of spice and not over bearing at all. Mine smoked with a lo... Read Moret of smoke and burned well. A definite recommend. Read Less
Very good but wet smoke
June 12, 2013
By: Wayne B.
I tried this mainly because of the excellent reviews and my enjoyment of Escudo. I love the tobacco taste, aroma and just the right amount of Purique to spice things up. The only problem I have with this is, I just can't get a dry smoke. I let it s... Read Moreit out as other reviewers suggested. I even let it sit out over night and still got a "gurgly" smoke. It didn't matter which pipe. I give it a 3-1/2 for the great taste. Read Less
Luxury Bullseye Flake, oh yes!
May 24, 2013
By: John D.
I purchased this tobacco based on its looks, but keep coming back for the taste. The combination Va-Per and cavandish center is spot on. Sweetness and spice, but not overpowering. I can enjoy it anytime, alone, with a cup of coffee or with something ... Read Morea little stonger. I've tried folding over three discs, but find it at its best rubbed out. Great value seals the deal. Read Less
Just a Great Smoke!!
April 07, 2013
By: Nick L.
So much deep tobacco taste when it's smoked. Smells like county grass or a fresh cut hayfield. Nice amout of perique as well. I found my batch to be a little wet so I let the discs dry for 10min each side and it was perfect.
The good stuff!
March 22, 2013
By: Todd F.
Great smoke to the finish! Great morning smoke with morning Joe.
More than four ... great tobacco
March 03, 2013
By: Ralf S.
this stuff is simply a must - just like escudo this one is a real lpeaser, to the nose, the palate, bystanders, but this one also pleases the wallet ... cant wait for my next 8oz to arrive :P
February 24, 2013
By: Konstantin P.
Дмитрий, а где покупаете этот табак?
Один из любимых
February 03, 2013
By: Dmitry Z.
Замечательный табак на каждый день. Выкуриваю трубку и понимаю, еще хочу! Вкуснее всего курить из кукурузных трубок.
One of the Best
December 22, 2012
By: Jim H.
Buy a lot. You're going to like it. This is among the best I've smoked. Keeps it's characteristics through nearly the entire bowl. Light, sweet, affordable and no bite, plus it looks really cool in a jar. A very well balanced blend that will mak... Read Moree almost anyone very happy, including those around you. Read Less
Tasty and Cool smoke
September 28, 2012
By: James N.
My favourite of the Peter Stokkeby line, the taste of this blend is exceptionally smooth and light, and rolling the cool smoke around in the mouth is very enjoyable. Its aroma and room note are very appealing, and rubbing the "hay bale" tob... Read Moreacco wheels allow the smoker to produce the perfect texture for a long smoke. Read Less
Jar Fodder: Affordable Quality
July 02, 2012
By: Erik E.
The Luxury Bullseye flake is the number one bulk selling tobacco for a reason. Affordable matched with quality. The taste is light and sweet, everything you'd expect from a Virginia, with a little spice from the perique. It's a very smooth smoke. If ... Read Moreyou're looking for a good bulk virginia/per blend, this will serve you well. Read Less
The Va-Per !
June 02, 2012
By: John C.
This may have been the first Va-per blend I had ever tried. When I first saw the coin shaped discs, I thought they were cool as all get out. Smoking it is a pleasure. The Va, and Perique are just right, but theres that little bit of Cavendish that s... Read Moreeems to mellow it all out , to make for a smooth smoke. I keep this on hand at all times. Read Less
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