Very Mild Mild Mild to Medium Very Pleasant When I first opened this I immediately thought 'Carter Hall' as I had smoked that before and love it. Just a pure Kentucky Burley taste which has somewhat of a chocolate flavor. What can I say, this has become my daily go-to tobacco. I still saw the smoke, puffed the smoke, but still nothing, except half way through, I was welcomed with a little bite. . If this were just a so,so blend, I would give it three stars but because it has some shortcomings that I cannot live with for continued use, I give it 2 stars.
I enjoy a pipeful of Prince Albert while camping, or in the great outdoors. Tobacco-processing today consumes some 80% of the total liquorice production. When Duke incorporated the American Tobacco Company in 1890 he already owned at least 80% of the cigarette market and controlled most of the smoking or chewing tobacco producers through intimidation or business arrangements. Mild Mild to Medium Mild Pleasant to Tolerable I still think the best part of this hobby is the endless tobaccos you find to try. A classic, and deservedly so. In 1882 the company was incorporated and operated into the early 1900s when it was bought by the American Tobacco Company who owned a virtual monopoly on tobacco until Roosevelt busted up the monopoly. Never tried it before, and since the selection was limited, I bought it, with my usual open mind towards a new tobacco.
Pipe Used: Keywoodie Drinkless Billiard Style Age When Smoked: Opened from new pouch Purchased From: Native American tobacco outlet but can be found in Drug Stores and just about anywhere Similar Blends: Other medium to high grade Burleys. Those tins were a full 2oz of tobacco. It is slightly sweetened and flavored. Perhaps I am the one who has changed? Additionally, condition increases the value at an almost exponential rate where the difference between a grade 8 and grade 9 is much larger than the difference between a grade 7 and grade 8. Which, as a northerner, is about half what I would pay in the land of Maple Leafs and Blue Jays, so I'm not complaining. I immediately opened it, performed the sniff test, and loaded up a pipe for the first smoke.
But, today while shopping, I thought to give it another shot. Update June 2014: I left the house on some errands with a couple of cobs, but forgot the tobacco. The essence of classic burley pipe goodness. This is just a plain, pleasant smoke, and for me, a great way to start the morning. Prince Albert's cigars are available in packs of 5.
It's a great smoke any time of day in any pipe. To say that this blend lights easily would be an understatement. Better in a pocket tin than in the pouch. The packaging is almost exactly the same in description as Carter Hall, just arranged differently. A good Burley with no bite. Medium Mild Medium Very Pleasant Prince Albert or Carter Hall? Meerschaum Man Smoking a noname billiard meer 2 people found this review helpful. This is a very good question.
This blend is not great art, nor was it intended to be. A listing of ingredients was also required on most items. Albert's mom, who was a Victorian snort , despised smoking and would not allow it in the palace. The style of mark on your pitcher dates it to 1927-'28. It is very easy to smoke the entire bowl on one light, without it ever getting hot or gurgley, or threatening to go out. For starters, there is a distinct aroma of cocoa. Everybody knows of it and most smokers warm their memories with it.
It's just a pleasant, good tasting, all around daily blend. These burleys are just as good or better in a cob. The good thing is that the topping and tobacco while light, compliment each other. I taste burley, which is fine by me. I thought it tasted and smelled like. It was there during the Civil War! Sometimes you get one that tastes just like the stuff from a tub.
Mild to Medium Extremely Mild Mild to Medium Pleasant I have smoked this blend on and off for years now. After all, Prince Albert is an inexpensive mass-market brand … Yes, it is a mass-market brand, and you can find it just about anywhere they sell tobacco. It burns unusually well, has a delightful flavor, and does not bite. Figured it's been around so long, it must have some positive attributes. A moderate nicotine content is also noted.