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Cornell & Diehl Blockade Runner Pipe Tobacco

$10.75 - $32.51
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A cake tobacco with a naval tradition, The Cornell & Diehl Blockade Runner is a crumbly treat! With hints of rum throughout the Virginia flavor, this one will be a favorite of smokers of all skill levels.



Brand: Cornell & Diehl

Blended By: Cornell & Diehl

Model: Blockade Runner

Tobacco Type: Virginia

Cut: Krumble Kake

Blend Type: Virginia Based

Strength: 3 of 5

Taste: Medium

Room Note: Pleasant

Flavoring: None


  • 2 oz. Tin
  • 8 oz. Tin

Country: US

Cornell & Diehl
Krumble Kake
Room Note:

3 Reviews

  • 4
    nice blend

    Posted by bob on 20th Apr 2021

    This is a very nice blend. Loads easily and burns well has a very good richness as you get to the bottom of a bowl. I have tried a number of this type blend and all seemed to lack one detail or another, might be too bitter, or lack richness. Blockade runner has one main flavor and does it well. While I do not always have rum/navy blends every week, I do enjoy when I have a tin of blockade runner on hand. I think all pipe Enthusiasts should try this blend at least once as the method used to produce it is close to how you would back in history so sort of a time-traveling blend for those of us interested in such anecdotes.

  • 4
    Enjoyed, but there's a "however"

    Posted by Hal on 22nd Aug 2019

    This Navy cavendish crumble cake with its hand stoved red and golden Virginias and a pleasant soaking of rum made it through the blockade with two cakes to the tin. Upon opening, the tin-note was mildly sweet and grassy as expected from the Virginias and the rum was definitely there, but not too strong. The moisture content was "Goldilocks" and crumbled out, loaded and burned nicely. It was a pleasant smoke with sweet hints coming from the Virginias and the rum. Mild and no bite. I tend to like tobaccos with the rum treatment. I liked Blockade Runner at first blush, but I'll finish the tin before decide whether we "Run" together or not. The only negative at this time came from my wife and others in my "pipe appreciating " household who did not like the aroma. In fact, one used the "S" word.... that is "stink" not that other "S" word. I suppose blockade running was and will remain an outdoor sport. Happy piping!

  • 4
    sweet virginia

    Posted by Unknown on 28th Dec 2016

    super sweet rummy virginia. smoked slow, and elegant, not a lot of moving parts to the flavor just sweet virginias and rum

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