Captain Black Gold is the lightest in flavor of the Captains. It is well known and appreciated by pipe smokers for its smooth aroma and pleasantly sweet taste. It won't bowl you over, and it always satisfies. A wonderful everyday smoke, comprised of matured Golden Cavendish tobaccos, exceptionally mild, delightfully aromatic. If you are a Virginia lover, then this tobacco is for you. Captain Black Gold is pure Virginia, with no burley.
Light Honey & Vanilla
STRENGTH: the overall strength of the tobacco. This includes the strength of its taste and its nicotine content.
FLAVORING: primarily for aromatic blends, this refers to the "topping" but sometimes also to the "casing" added to the tobacco. This will account for detectable flavors like cherry or chocolate.
TASTE: although a wholly subjective measure, it is one of the most important in that it measures how tasty smokers find the blend. Like food, some dishes are tastier than others.
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ROOM NOTE: a measure of the ambient scent/smell a blend puts out for those around the smoker. Basically, how strong does it smell, and how pleasant do those around you find that smell. The stronger, generally the less pleasant. You can also call this the "wife rating."