Most blends of pipe tobacco will contain one of these tobacco varieties. Use this short guide to learn more about these blends and which one may be responsible for the flavors you love so much. Use what you learn here to ask better questions about the tobacco you’re buying and to more quickly find the one that’s just right for you.
Virginia is present is almost every tobacco blend. It has a light and sweet taste that matches well to most other tobaccos. It also burns well, so it can be used to round out faster-burning blends.
Bright is another tobacco that has been cultivated for its mild flavor. It is mostly grown in the Carolinas. The flavor is almost imperceptible when mixed with other tobaccos.
Burley is a pleasant smelling pipe tobacco with a nutty taste. It is added to many blends because it is one of the slowest-burning of all widely cultivated tobaccos. Blending it in can slow the speed that the entire blend burns.
Brazil is present in many darker blends. It has a sweet flavor that’s strong enough to step to the front of all the other flavors in the blend.
Perique is one of the most popular tobacco varieties for imparting a spicy taste to a blend. It is traditionally grown in the delta region in the US, including Louisiana.
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