This full-bodied English mixture is carefully crafted for the experienced pipe smoker. Virginia and Turkish tobaccos harmonize with Syrian Latakia and a touch of Perique to create a taste that is resoundingly rich, spicy and satisfying
Following the success of William Ashton-Taylors pipes, R D Levin approached the high grade pipe maker and suggested a range of Cigars and Tobacco to be made under the same name. The two stuck a deal and the Ashton brand grew. This was back in 1984 and to this day these tobaccos are made to the highest quality, using the finest leafs and traditional methods, much like the Ashton pipes. In the early days the tobaccos where belended by McConnell in london for export, with the demise of McConnell as a blender saw production move to Kohlhase and Kopp.
Blend - Virginia, Turkish, Latakia (Syrian) & Perique
Casings - None
Cut - Ribbon
Blended in - Germany
Posted by ADz Pipes on 3rd Feb 2015
When I have no Northwoods by Boswells, this is my 'go to' its quality and consistent in its smoke, its got pretty much everything going for it, spicy rich with a kick, easy to pack, easy to light, smokes to a white ash, an all day smoke if you that way inclined, aro fans may not like it, but I am also an aromatic fan STILL, and this pushes the right buttons if you want one of the best and most elegant lat blends in the UK, buy some or be a square thing!