A little nutty and capturing the flavor of the whisky barrels it’s aged in, the Ashton Rainy Day pipe tobacco is a cool-relaxing aromatic perfect as it’s advertised--for sitting quietly watching the raindrops fall. Fans of a sweet smoke.
Brand: Ashton Tobacco
Blended By: Kohlhase & Kopp
Model: Rainy Day
Tobacco Type: Black Cavendish, Burley & Virginia
Blend Type: Burley
Strength: 2 of 5
Room Note: Very Pleasant
Flavoring: Tropical Fruit & Hickory Nuts
Amount: 1.76 oz. / 50 g.
Posted by ED on 31st Oct 2017
Tin note was nice, reminded me of dried raisins
Tried 4 bowls of rainy day -- twice right out of the tin, once
dried for 3 hours prior to light, and once dried for a full day before smoking with a very slow paced draw...
Conclusion - this tobacco has a bite the devil would be proud of.
A decent aromatic blend
Posted by Isak on 16th Feb 2015
You could practically empty the tin into a pourpre dish and use it as such. It has a very pleasant, strong aroma from the tin and produces highly palatable smoke. From the smokers point of view however the aroma barely comes through in the taste. Regardless, it's a satisfying, albeit nuanced, smoke. When they say 2/5 regarding strength they aren't kidding, so it's a good last bowl of the evening blend after something that puts hair on your chest. I use it to give my pipes a pleasant aroma after several bowls of a heady english blend.
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