Brand: Hearth & Home
Model: 10 to Midnight
Tobacco Type: Latakia, Oriental, Virginia
Blend Type: English
Strength: 2 of 5
Room Note: Tolerable
Amount: 2 oz. / 8 oz. / 16 oz.
As other reviewers have noted, it is somewhat difficult to light. It has a fairly sharp taste as well. I won't make it a regular smoke after I finish this half pound, but it isn't too bad. Three stars are about right. Nearer to four than to two.
Ahh this is quite possibly the best English I’ve had. I love the cut. It burns the slowest of all and stays smooth all day long. Tin note-English!
I did not have high expectations because of how H&H markets it, but it is a very nice smoke for the price. The Virginias in it are distinctive and give it a signature. As NickG said, it needs a little airing out.
First time I tried this I was disappointed. It was just OK and I had a hard time keeping it lit. However, after really rubbing it out and letting it dry off for a while, I was rewarded with a VERY flavorful smooth smoke, ( Bengal Slices Good !) This will become a regular in my tobacco rotation. I wish that H&H would tin it so that it could be put away.