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Seattle Pipe Club Mississippi River Special Reserve Pipe Tobacco

MSRP: $50.75
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Brand: Seattle Pipe Club

Blended By: Joe Lankford

Model: Mississippi River Special Reserve

Tobacco Type: Latakia, Oriental, Perique, Virginia

Cut: Plug

Blend Type: English

Strength: 3 of 5

Taste: Medium

Room Note: Tolerable

Flavoring: None

Country: U.S.A

Size:  4.00 oz.


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8 Reviews

  • 5
    Mississippi River

    Posted by Freeman on 7th Dec 2022

    Another excellent blend from Seattle Pipe Club. Peterson System pipe and a glass of bourbon, yes yes.

  • 5
    A most flavorful and mild aromatic smoke, a unique and interesting flavor. Not too strong and not too mild. Very woodsy and relaxing

    Posted by walter koehler on 3rd Jun 2022

    Best tobacco ever smoke, quickly became favorite' When properly loaded in pipe, lights easily, stays lit and smokes slow and cool!

  • 4
    I like it!

    Posted by Dale on 14th May 2022

    This is one of my first two pipe tobaccos and I'm enjoying this Mississippi River Special Reserve. Can't say it "Best" (5 stars) only because I need to experience a larger variety first.

  • 5
    SPC Mississippi River special reserve

    Posted by Bill Swart on 25th Feb 2020

    This is one of the best English blends I have ever seen. Smooth with the right balance of tobaccos. Definitely worth a try if you are interested in English blends.

  • 5

    Posted by Ahmad Saad on 21st Jul 2019

    Sweet sugary Virginia with some earth taste and some citrus in the background. The perique offers some spice with raisin and fig notes. The Cyprian latakia and Oriental add a sweet, musty, smoky woodiness with a slight sour hit here and there. Absolutely no tongue bite. One of the best English tobacco I’ve ever tasted.

  • 4
    Mississippi River Special reserve

    Posted by sperrytops on 13th Apr 2019

    Very good tobacco. Mild English, but with rich and deep notes.

  • 5
    Just as good as the original

    Posted by Verified Customer on 12th Feb 2019

    Smells a little more vintage than the original. Needs to really really dry out. I cut some off the block and smoked it out of a bent pipe and when I was done I had a pool of Moisture in the bottom of the bowl.

  • 5
    Smooth, rich, creamy.

    Posted by Paul W. on 1st Jan 2019

    After reading all the hype I just had to try MRSR despite the price. Upon opening the container it looked scrumptious but was a touch too moist. (Considering the price & the fact that this is a limited edition, surely SPC could have packaged in a tin instead of cardboard) The first bowl was disappointing. It left me wondering 'what the fudge is all the hype about?'. So I stuck it in my cupboard intending to cellar it for a while. But it's lure was too strong & surely there must be something behind the hype? Maybe a different pipe is needed I told myself. Several days after opening, I loaded my 1950's meerschaum lined Heibe Dublin. Wow, what a different experience than the first. All it needed was some time to rest after opening & a little drying time. Tobacco, in my opinion, should arrive ready to smoke & so I'm not keen to dry out any blend. This blend is worth doing so. It is the smoothest smoke that I've yet to try, that has so much flavor. Smooth, creamy, complex, rich & slightly sweet... The blending of the tobaccos is masterful. Even those who would normally steer clear of a latakia/oriental blend would enjoy this, I would think. This is a blend that every tobacco lover needs to try for themselves at least once. Keep in mind that when it's gone it will be gone forever. Were I in the position to do so, I would cellar a decent supply. SPC MRSR really is 'special'.