Brand: Peter Stokkebye
Model: English Oriental PS 306
Tobacco Type: Black Cavendish, Burley, Latakia Virginia
Blend Type: English
Strength: 2 of 5
Room Note: Tolerable
- 2 oz. Bulk
- 8 oz. Bulk
- 16 oz. Bulk
- 5 lbs. Bulk
Just to add to my previous review; this is a really smooth blend.
I've since bought a pound of Izmir Turkish & realize that despite its name, the latakia is more forward than the Oriental.
Not a lat-bomb by any means but it does scratch the latakia itch.
English Oriental is not only really good straight, but it's also really good as a blender to lift other blends.
It's so good that I bought another half pound.
This is my first oriental, I have nothing to compare so I'll judge it for what it is.
It seems very latakia forward but I suspect that this an interplay of latakia & the orientals.
Has a full taste & the orientals tingle my mouth.
The not too sweet black cavendish works well with the slightly sour note from the orientals.
For me, it's an intriguing blend that I quite enjoy.
It's also very good mixed with English blends.
A must try for latakia lovers.
This is a very nice middle of the road English blend. I do have a few spots in the smoke where it tastes flat, but maybe I just have not found the right pipe for it, or because of its smoothness makes me feel that way. Won't bite. Would recommend to others, beginners and veterans alike.