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Dunhill Nightcap (Tin & Bulk)

​Dunhill Nightcap is one of the "big three" Dunhill blends, and is far and away the heftiest of the bunch. There are excellent Virginias and Orientals in here, no doubt, but the real stars of this show are the substantial amount of fine Latakia and the addition of darkly sweet and peppery Perique. For a full-bodied smoke that's the ideal ending to a long day, Nightcap is a superb choice.

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Overall Rating 4.47 out of 5 Based on 91 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Dunhill Nightcap (Tin & Bulk)”

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4 out of 5
Not my bag, baby
This one is great for Latakia lovers. I am not a Latakia lover. I think it tastes like a campfire. Still give it four stars, though. I'm not gonna bash a tobacco just because it doesn't meet my personal tastes. Perfect for when you want a strong smoke and a big nicotine hit, but beware of the unpleasant room note. It's sure to displease your significant other. Dedicate one single pipe to this blend, because everything smoked from that pipe afterwards will taste like Nightcap.
4 out of 5
Dunhill Nightcap: Pleasant, bold, and a fantastic smoke to cap off the day with.
When first opening the tin you're greeted with what is by FAR the strongest smelling English Blend your nose is ever going to come across. A bold leather scent takes the foreground while hints of hearty camp fire lie calmly, but not unnoticed, in the background. Whilst packing the pipe the first thing you'll notice is the remarkable dryness of the tobacco in this blend. It feels almost like cut and dried grass to give you an idea of the consistency. This is very far from a moist tobacco. I'm not sure if this is because it's a bold English blend or what, but these tobaccos are cured In an entirely different manner than any other pipe tobacco blend I have ever tried. Once I'd had the pipe all loaded it was time to spark it up. After I'd got the char light in and proceeded with the official light it was time to put my night cap on and get this pipe rolling . To much surprise, the first 1/3 of the bowl was not NEARLY as strong as I'd thought it was going to be. What I'd gathered from the numerous reviews I had sought out and read about this oh so popular English blend was that it is bolder than anything you'd ever experienced or could ever experience in your lifetime. However, that was not the case. You're initially greeted with a very, very nutty and almost woodsy flavor. You almost have to actively seek out the typical English blend flavors to really taste them. On the other hand, the 2nd third of the bowl was an almost entirely different experience all together. The Latakia really pulled through in this portion of the bowl. Everything you love in a good English blend was pleasantly bold in the 2/3. The woodsy , leathery, strong tobacco taste that English blends are known for is on the front lines now, and it's showing no signs of letting up. In the last 3rd of the bowl the flavor was almost exclusively a nice, rich tobacco taste mixed with a little bit of campfire undertones. A fantastic note to end on I would say. Dunhill Nightcap is a very pleasant smoke IMO.
2 out of 5
Nice and Strong But Didn't Like the Flavor
I know I'm in the minority here, but I didn't like it. It wasn't the strength (I in fact love strong tobacco), but it was the flavor that was rather off-putting. Simply not a fan of the nightcap.
3 out of 5
Newbie
I am fairly new to smoking a pipe, so not a connoisseur yet. So I can't explain the flavors. However, that being said I find the flavor good, but as many a wife, she does not like the room note. She said it smells too much like cigars, which I don't smoke. Definitely recommend it though. It's always down to the individual.
4 out of 5
Splendid
This is a splendid tobacco. It is on the "fuller" side keep that in mind but a tobacco that you could smoke every day.
5 out of 5
Dark and smooth
Heavy Latakia blend, great flavor. Great smoke for sitting on the back porch and decompressing from a hard day's work. Overall, my favorite Latakia blend.
5 out of 5
My new top 5 tobacco
Let me start by saying I am a huge mississippi river fan and I'm always looking for something that I enjoy just as much. This is the first out out many that I have tried that fit my taste. After one bowl in my corn cob I knew that this is on my top 5. Highly recommended.
3 out of 5
Good Everyday Smoke
Good but gives me a little bite unlike my favorite Lane Cavendish
5 out of 5
Dunhill Tins....
Just purchased Dunhill nightcap & Early morning pipe. Needless to say these are tobaccos for the experienced pipe smoker. Nightcap has a little bite to it. But very refreshing smoke. Early morning is great no bite & yes I have it early in the morning as per the directions lol. Would. It again as well behave in the past.
2 out of 5
Was not my favorite
This was not a bad tobacco, It just did not do it for me. I think I'll avoid this one in the future.
3 out of 5
Not my nightcap
So, I will admit I bought this one for the label and name. Great marketing. However, not to bash Dunhill, I found this tin to be rather disappointing. Not that I can put my finger on why, it just seemed to NOT be what I would consider my "end of day" tobacco to be. What is my "end of day" tobacco? Lane's brands, Tsuge's (autumn and summer batches), Penzance, and I just discovered Cult, which was a pleasant surprise. Another brand I bought because of the name and reviews. I see this is getting rave reviews, so I may just be an outlier.
5 out of 5
Strong and Relaxing
I'm fairly new to pipe smoking. After smoking Lane 1-Q and a few other miscellaneous aromatics for the past few months, I finally decided to branch out and try a proper English, and the difference is night and day. Burns evenly, tastes like a whiskey by the campfire, and has rejuvenated my appreciation for the craft. Beware, the nicotine kick is strong, but well worth it.
5 out of 5
Great English Blend!
Love this Stuff!! If you like bold English tobacco with a Kick of Nicotine this is your brand. Burns very evenly to the bottom of the bowl.
5 out of 5
I love it
I love it
5 out of 5
Dunhill Nightcap Tin
The Dunhill Tin that I recently bought is some of the best that I have smoked. With the Dunhill name you know that you will be getting the best.
5 out of 5
Dunhill Nightcap
It was very smooth, bite free, and relaxing. It will be my go to for the last bowl of the night.
5 out of 5
only for lovers of latikia
Very heavy flavor which reminds me of a camp fire with a musky hint of leather. As a camper and avid horse rider it brings back a lot of fond memories.It has a pleasant aroma and smokes nice and smooth ,I give it a 5 out of 5 but recommend it for true lovers of latikia
5 out of 5
Consistantly rich,smooth and relaxing
Like all of Dunhill's tobaccos, Nightcap has a depth and complexity of flavors that is truly relaxing. It is the perfect end of the day long slow smoke. I smoke other Dunhill tobacco during the day but Nightcap is the one I always end with. It never disappoints!
5 out of 5
My favorite, period
I'm kind of a rebel, this was my first English blend. People warned me, "Oh it's so strong! You should start with a more mellow English blend!!" I went right out and bought some, and I wasn't sorry. This is easily my favorite tobacco blend. It's smoky, earthy and spicy. It is unfair to compare it to other English blends, in my opinion it's just different. I have tried and liked other English blends, they have a place in my rotation, but Nightcap is something I smoke often once a day because it is just that good. From the consistency of the cut, to the way it smokes this is some of the finest tobacco a person could smoke.
5 out of 5
Favorite
Seriously one of the best tobaccos I have ever smoked
5 out of 5
Excellent blend...and this is coming from an aro smoker
I must state that I usually smoke aros, but I decided to venture into the English territory. My first English was My Mixture 965, which I felt was too heavy on the Latakia for my taste. This one shows a softer side to the Latakia and I really enjoyed it. Yes it is strong in the Nicotine dept, but it actually tastes great. It has a smooth and creaminess to it that I really enjoy. I have found that I don't need a sweet casing on the tabacco to enjoy it. I highly recommend this to aro and non-aro smokers alike. Give it a try with an open mind and it will surprise you.
5 out of 5
Love it.
Love it.
5 out of 5
My go to tobacco
Not much else to say about this- it's excellent, as all Dunhill tobacco is. My go-to smoke.
5 out of 5
My Go-to Blend
Nightcap is a great tobacco. Strong Latakia presence with orientals backing it up. It has a balanced, yet complex flavor. Strong on the nicotine side, a big plus in my book. It has the classic Dunhill cut that makes for easy packing and staying lit. I always buy the bulk, and cannot tell any difference between it and the tinned version. A little tip, I buy the bulk version not only because it's cheaper, but if you give this blend about a week of "air" it tremendously enhances the flavor, so the bulk already has that for me. Awesome, awesome blend!
5 out of 5
Perfect English blend!
A lot has been said about nightcap,but why talk just enjoy it.I like this better than Royal yacht, nicotine is present but not overpowering which makes this a perfect English blend.Buy it,enjoy it,save the tin and repeat.
1 out of 5
Tim A.
This tobacco is a very acquired taste
3 out of 5
It was just OK for me.
This tobacco is certainly an acquired taste. On receiving it, the tin note was actually very pleasant and not as strong as I would have thought. Toasty bread and smoke aromas. The nicotine is fairly high be careful if you have an empty stomach or are not used to it. The thing that really disappointed me was the flavor. I love most English blends but this seemed too harsh, almost cigarettey. Slowing down does help but still leaves something to be desired. Don't get me wrong, it is still a good smoke just not on par with my usual blends. I'm not sure if it's the actual tobaccos or the nic content but this blend certainly does not have a smooth flavor as most English do (IMHO). I would recommend trying it just to see if you like it. It is very popular and many seem to like the intense flavor. I may sprinkle some into some other English or Balkan blends to pump up the nicotine. Maybe I'll come around to this in the future.
5 out of 5
Anglophilia
Smoked the first bowl In the rain, pipe upside down. Still the sweetest smoke I've had. Pipe candy. Wife doesn't love the room presence but I can be alone for this one.
5 out of 5
Love Latakia
Nightcap has always been one of my favorites. I like it just like I like my food: very spicy!
5 out of 5
Taste that smell!
When you open a fresh tin of Dunhill Nightcap, you know just what you're in for. That delicious English aroma presents itself, not only to your sense of smell, but to your tastebuds. Dark and heavy. Scrumptious!
5 out of 5
This is the Blend You're Looking For
This isn't my first experience with Nightcap, and it definitely won't be my last. I like heavy-bodied smokes that are very complex, and this tobacco fits the bill perfectly without being harsh. I bought 4oz in bulk and it arrived in perfect condition. What I dislike about some tin tobaccos is that they tend to be a bit sticky when first opened, but since I ordered this in bulk, it had had a chance to air out a bit and was ready to smoke right out of the bag. I put it into one of the small, air-tight jars that I purchased just to house my various tobaccos. Packing and lighting were spot on, and the aroma is almost intoxicating. Just enough Latakia to give it backbone and a touch of smoke, but not so much that it overpowers the rest of the blend. Has a touch of Perique for some spiciness and the Virginia and Turkish tobaccos round it out with a little sweetness. You can definitely tell that you are smoking quality stuff with this blend. I was sad when the bowl was done. This blend produces flavors such as earth, leather, spice, dried fruits and a touch of wood-smoke. This will be a staple in my rotation. Especially since it is available in bulk at such a great price.
5 out of 5
Strong & Bold
Nightcap is by far the best English that I have had so far, It's bold and full of flavor. I didn't have a problem with the nicotine content, but be careful if you have little experience with nicotine as you may feel sick. Overall great smoke, burned well and room note was strong, but extremely pleasant.
4 out of 5
Hey. This is really good tobacco
I just took up pipe smoking again, but this time with intrigue and great interest this past winter. And, of course, I read a lot, and read a lot of reviews on tobaccos. So, along with aromatics, which I already knew I liked, I got a tin of Nightcap because the tobacco was highly acclaimed. The first pipe full (which I can't remember if I finished or not) gave me horrible indigestion in the middle of the night. So, I didn't touch that tin again until maybe a couple weeks. Wow. All of a sudden it went from hate to love. What happened I don't know, but immediately upon light up the 2nd try my eyes grew wide and my immediate thought was "Hey. This is really good tobacco."
3 out of 5
Good
I thought it was good. Not especially mind blowing. Not crazy intense.. Just good.
5 out of 5
Very good
One of my favorite full flavor tobacco
3 out of 5
Anti climatic
After hearing it would be a great English blend I was disappointed poll
4 out of 5
Pretty good!
This was one of the first English blends I tried. I have to say for a first time smoke it was not bad, if anyone is considering trying this blend, the best way I could describe the flavor, is by saying it taste like how a camp fire smells, well to me anyway. One complaint I have packing wise if you order this in bulk, is the bag. If I could make one suggestion to PAC, it would be please change the bags or vacuum seal them. One thing I forgot to mention, I think either the reputation of nightcap is blown way out of proportion or something was changed, only noticed a slight head buzz, but no upset stomach or anything else.
5 out of 5
The smell is potent but all in all its good
I alway have wanted to try this blend and finally did. It was pretty full in my opinion. It's worth a try but be wary of smoking on an empty stomach.
5 out of 5
Good stuff
Good stuff.......nuff said
5 out of 5
Dunhill Night Cap Bulk
I was a regular user of Night Cap and Early Morning Pipe. The pricing is so attractive in bulk and the quality is the same as in the tin. So it is easier for me to order bulk and just jar it in the basement.
5 out of 5
like a fine cigar
very good burn, taste like a fine cigar very impressed!!! Mike R MN
5 out of 5
Good price for a good smoke
I've tried a pretty wide variety and Nightcap is the best combination of leathery silkiness and strength for me - and the price is right in bulk fro Pipes & Cigars!
4 out of 5
Whoa!
I have to give this all-time classic at least four stars, even though it proved to be too much for this guy! I smoked a large bowl of the "real thing" after having some knock offs of this Dunhill standby and...wow...was that an intense smoke. The room note was overpowering (my mom complained from the other end of the house...and that's a long way), and the taste was/is not for the faint of heart! I thought that I was almost a "veteran" pipe smoker. Now I know better. If you like a REALLY full-bodied, unforgiving English style blend, with just a hint of the aromatic to it, give this one a try. It's an old favorite for a reason, please don't get me wrong. There are pipe aficionados out there who will love this, as you can see from the reviews. I won't be buying anymore because I'm too much of a wimp! Don't let my experience stop you! Smoke 'em if you got 'em gents! :)
4 out of 5
Whoa!
I have to give this all-time classic at least four stars, even though it proved to be too much for this guy! I smoked a large bowl of the "real thing" after having some knock offs of this Dunhill standby and...wow...was that an intense smoke. The room note was overpowering (my mom complained from the other end of the house...and that's a long way), and the taste was/is not for the faint of heart! I thought that I was almost a "veteran" pipe smoker. Now I know better. If you like a REALLY full-bodied, unforgiving English style blend, with just a hint of the aromatic to it, give this one a try. It's an old favorite for a reason, please don't get me wrong. There are pipe aficionados out there who will love this, as you can see from the reviews. I won't be buying anymore because I'm too much of a wimp! Don't let my experience stop you! Smoke 'em if you got 'em gents! :)
5 out of 5
A Lotta Latakia
mmmmm :) Latakia :)
4 out of 5
it'll put hair on your chest
I am new to pipe smoking, wasn't aware of the differences between aromatic and non-aromatic, english styles versus others, and so on. With that being said, the first time I smoked this tobacco was from my corncob pipe and for whatever reason just didn't taste good but the next two smokes it tasted much better (one from my moonshine pipe and again from my corncob). It is a bit harsh though, i prefer flavor and am more of a aromatic tobacco smoker but this stuff is pretty good considering. It won't go to waste, i'll say that...
4 out of 5
it'll put hair on your chest
I am new to pipe smoking, wasn't aware of the differences between aromatic and non-aromatic, english styles versus others, and so on. With that being said, the first time I smoked this tobacco was from my corncob pipe and for whatever reason just didn't taste good but the next two smokes it tasted much better (one from my moonshine pipe and again from my corncob). It is a bit harsh though, i prefer flavor and am more of a aromatic tobacco smoker but this stuff is pretty good considering. It won't go to waste, i'll say that...
4 out of 5
it
I am new to pipe smoking, wasn't aware of the differences between aromatic and non-aromatic, english styles versus others, and so on. With that being said, the first time I smoked this tobacco was from my corncob pipe and for whatever reason just didn't taste good but the next two smokes it tasted much better (one from my moonshine pipe and again from my corncob). It is a bit harsh though, i prefer flavor and am more of a aromatic tobacco smoker but this stuff is pretty good considering. It won't go to waste, i'll say that...
5 out of 5
Great, Full English Blend--Worth trying at least once, even if you're an aro guy
This blend lives up to its reputation as a stout, full English blend. My only caveat would be--for those who like a lighter aromatic smoke--don't skip over trying these sort of blends at least once. Sure, you might hate it, but you might like it. Smoking Nightcap or other big English blends is a bit like smoking a heavy cigar. They are nothing like a cigar in taste, but it's a similar experience: a strong, challenging aroma that might take some time to get to like. So for those who think they don't like English's--throw in an ounce with your next order, smoke through it, and see if you still feel the same. You never know--you might end up liking it!
5 out of 5
Good and relaxing.
I first tried this as a step trio of Latakia blends. It is now my favorite of the three. It smokes perfect in my Meerschaum. The taste is marvelous and it is soo relaxing. Perfect after dinner and/or just before bed. Love it.
5 out of 5
Excellent, classic blend
This is a great full-bodied English, and it is many smokers' mainstay for a reason. It is full of flavor; the Perique is a nice addition as well. I think it is a bit stronger than many in this category, but it is not overwhelming. Not quite as much of a Vitamin N kick as some people have reported, but YMMV. Loved it, will become a regular in my collection.
3 out of 5
smokey
a little to camp fire-ish for me but burns very well
5 out of 5
Time to relax
Great smoke. Quite the way to end the day, this will be in my collection always.
5 out of 5
pipes&cigars
Great company. very professional. Thanks for my order.
5 out of 5
Excellent
Excellent flavor with a pleasing room note. In my top 3. My family's favorite aroma.
5 out of 5
Nightcap is Fantastic
Holy cow. I was looking for my English blend (I've had a lot of fairly good ones, and a few not-so-great ones), and I found it! Smells great (I guess it's off-putting if you're NOT a pipe smoker or even not a fan of English blends), and you can easily taste the latakia. It actually tastes good while you smoke it rather than smelling good and tasting like nothing (like so many blends I've tried). Nightcap is awesome, and, if you like English blends, you need to try it!
5 out of 5
Great stuff
Exactly what I was looking for, a strong stout pipe tobacco with the right flavor. Very enjoyable.
5 out of 5
Great stuff!
I'll keep this short,get this,get this now,before I find a way to buy it all
5 out of 5
Dunhill Nightcap
Nightcap is close to a traditional English tobacco, yet has a light aromatic flavor. I find it a good blend for those who may also smoke cigarettes. It is mild and satisfying.
5 out of 5
Same Nightcap at unbeatable price ;)
What can be said that hasnt already, Nightcap is a all day smoke for me and having it available in bulk is awesome, tastes just like the tins with an awesome price, A++
5 out of 5
A+ thank you!
A+ thank you!
4 out of 5
Great Blend
Woodsy flavor with a bite like whiskey, this blend is a little too robust for my taste in my short-stemmed briarwood, but is a delight in my church warden. Fantastic aroma. Perfect for a dark, rainy day!
5 out of 5
Excellent.
One of my all time favorites.
5 out of 5
An aquired taste
I think this is like fine scotch. No one tries it the first time and says Wow this stuff is great. And so it is with this type of tobacco. That being said this is a VERY nice smoke. The smoke is like the flavor, thick, rich and smooth.
5 out of 5
Fantastic!
Great English blend, one of my top blends all around
5 out of 5
Dunhill Nitecap
This is a great end of the day smoke with no tongue bite and pleasant aroma. Will definitely order more.
4 out of 5
First English tobacco
Dunhill Nightcap is the first "English" tobacco I smoked after smoking aromatics for 5 plus years. I bought this tobacco because it was highly rated on the website, so I figured why not give it a shot..... First smoke was not particularly enjoyable because I wasn't totally expecting the strength (even though I read reviews and looked at the characteristics of the tobacco). After another few smokes, this blend really grew on me and I will continue to smoke it. Postivies: + Smoky Latakia flavor + Rich and robust + Smooth finish...much like a fine alcoholic beverage Negatives: -Can be a bit to strong for some
5 out of 5
Good bulk
Dunhill night cap was one of my first heavy English type tobaccos. I bought an ounce thinking I would probably take a long time to smoke through it. I was wrong. I smoked through that fist ounce with the quickness. Then I proceeded to by more. I really enjoy the bulk version of night cap. I highly recommend this blend. I also want to give a shout out to Pipesandcigars.com for yet another fast and smooth transaction. There's a reason I keep coming back. Thank you P&C!
5 out of 5
A Superb Alternative to a Liquid "Nightcap"
I'm only an occasional smoker, but I've been puffing a pipe off and on for nearly 5 years now. I must say, this blend is nearly one of the best that I've come across. Rich, smooth, and mellow, this tobacco blend may just be the perfect thing for me to relax with at the end of a long day. It reminds me of the things I love most in a nice peat-y scotch, and is a great stand in when I can't get my hands on something from Islay.
5 out of 5
My All Day Smoke
The best pipe tobacco I have had so far! For those who are trying to quit cigars, this is it! It is strong and robust just like a cigar. The flavor in the beginning might throw you off a little... but keep smoking it, and I guarantee that you will enjoy it after a few bowls! This blend has saved me hundreds of dollars and has helped me get off of cigars, thus helping me gain control again where I can still enjoy a cigar, but without getting trapped back into it. A MUST HAVE! Thanks Dunhill!
5 out of 5
Great smoke!
I love sitting on the porch in the mornings with a cup of joe and relaxing with this full bodied blend. One of my new favorites!
5 out of 5
Same Dunhill quality to be expected
After having smoked Night Cap from the tin first and loving it. I decided to buy a pound for my rotation. The bulk doesn't seem to have any variation in flavor or quality from the tinned product. Moisture was just right. Lovely Smokey, leathery and spicy with a incensy, smokey room note. I am a Perique freak. The price is right for this caliber of an English! Cheaper than getting it at your local B&M.
1 out of 5
Not for me...
I'm relatively new but thought I would give this English a try... big mistake! When the box arrived it wreaked like a car tire factory from this blend! It was such a strong smell I thought it would infect the other tobaccos in the box. Once I mustered the courage to try it, I was disappointed to find it smoked and tasted just as offensive as it smelled. Bad tongue bite too. Just not for me...
5 out of 5
Like a single malt tobacco!
Beautiful nose right out of the package. It has the note of a strong single malt scotch, and smokes like one too! Great aroma, and perfect right before bed time.
5 out of 5
Good, strong stuff!
I had to make a mental note to use one of my smaller pipes after attempting to smoke a full bowl with my reading pipe... The taste is amazing and I love the smell of the tobacco as well. This really is a perfect tobacco to enjoy just before bed-time.
5 out of 5
A wonderful full body pipe tobacco with no bite!
This is my second, and more serious, foray into pipe smoking. I have been testing OTC blends, and have liked some of them. Dunhill Nightcap is my first walk attempt into a higher end tobacco, and I can understand why Nightcap is liked. Upon opening the tin, the strong Latakia odor (smokey goodness) won me over, and smoking my first bowl sealed the "I love this blend" deal. Full body smoke, burns well and cool. Virtually no "bite", and I tend to smoke hot. I really enjoy this blend, and I have ordered another 3 tins! If you are new to pipe smoking, and are looking for a full flavor tobacco that doesn't bite, try Dunhill Nightcap.
4 out of 5
lots of reviews for a reason, this stuff means business
Having just quit cigarettes with the assistance of a briar pipe (and beginning a new obsession) i decided to have a crack at the most reviewed, nicotine heavy tobacco i could find. I was pleasantly surprised. Smooth smoke, bold flavor, heavy nicotine (for when the cigarette smoker in me needs to be quelled) and an overall satisfactory experience. Im not an expert by any means, but this blend is going to be a regular purchase for the forseeable future.
4 out of 5
Great Taste and Historic Brand
I loved this tobacco and will be ordering more. However, when I first opened the bag, I noticed a unique smell, a smell that I have smelled before. I was able to pinpoint it and I was wondering why this is, but why does it smell like snuff tobacco? Is it just my weird sense of smell, or is this normal? Great tobacco, I loved every minute of the smoke, and have been storing some to try it aged as well.
5 out of 5
Amazing
great English blend
4 out of 5
Great night cap!
Great to relax with
5 out of 5
Almost Zagreb
This is a delicious blend of my two favorite tobaccos: latakia and perique to which I was introduced while in my 20s. As you probably know, presently only 16 acres of perique are cultivated ,in my native Louisiana in St. James Parish which is about 140 miles from my home, depending. Nightcap by Dunhill is a delight, excellent for a late afternoon smoke to flavorfully ease you into a pleasant evening.
5 out of 5
Yes and No
Not the same amount of Latakia as the old original but still a great English blend with a more fragrant aroma now.
3 out of 5
Quality blend, but past its prime.
A high-quality product, very well packaged, but there are just too many better english blends out there for this to be a 5-Star blend. Very hot burning yet, curiously, hard to keep lit. This reminded me of when you are half-way through a sandwich and wind up just picking out the very tasty meat because the bread, cheese, etc. just weren't good enough to justify the calories.
5 out of 5
Not as robust in flavor
Not as robust in flavor as it was 10+ years ago nor as varied in flavor. Your Nightcap Match is more interesting.
5 out of 5
A Unique Blend
I’ve heard so much about this blend that I had to try it. It doesn’t easily fit taste categories; it has a robust flavor that is pleasant and not overwhelming, as many non-aeromatic blends are. Certainly worth trying no matter what your predominant tastes in tobacco are.
2 out of 5
Fantastic, but..
This tobacco is worth its praise. Mushroomy, Smokey, spicy, sweet etc. Just a wonderful tobacco, but.. both tins I purchased died very quickly. They became flat, no nicotine punch to speak of, and lost all of its flavor. This could be a freak problem, but seeing as how wonderful the tobacco was, the fall was that much more disappointing--hence the two stars.
5 out of 5
Well done
Strong, bold, and smooth. This has become one of my favorite smokes
5 out of 5
Joel McDonald
Great stuff this tobacco is either my favorite or second favorite.
5 out of 5
Dunhill night cap.
First time trying night cap. The only thing I gotta say. It's awesome baccy. Highly recommend it for anybody wanting to try it.
5 out of 5
Great
One of the best, try it if you havn't.
5 out of 5
Dunhill Nightcap
I purchased a Tin of this to try. I really liked it strong but no to strong for a nightcap. It’s been the last thing i smoke each night and some mornings too.
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This is THE smoothest tobacco I have ever had the pleasure of smoking. Sure, the tin note smells of old shoe leather (I personally love it) but when you pack a bowl and light it up, you will enjoy a bold and robust flavor that can only be described as a light "cream nut" or something of the like. I was so curious about this blend from YouTube reviews and even a little scared to try it. Keep in mind, I am a greenhorn piper...therefore, my knowledge of tobaccos and pipes is low. However as a former cigarette smoker and a current vaper (mod user), the taste and "robustness" of this blend is rather easy to smoke due to the smooth burn nightcap lends itself to. Despite the name, I really do enjoy smoking a bowl of this after work in the early evening and right before I go to bed. This blend does make me sleepy due to the higher nicotine level than others. If you like or love English blends and haven't tried this one yet, you won't be disappointed!
I am either very picky, or there are a lot of easily amused people. If you want a smoke that will stop Dunhill Nightcap dead in its tracks, mix some Peter Stokkebye Black Latakia (legendary), and Peter Stokkebye English Luxury. Start around 1:4 and move up the scale. MARVELOUS!....and a LOT less expensive. Notice I didn't say cheaper? And if you want to really do it right, first age the PS about 6-8 months. I'll finish this, my first batch of Nightcap, but won't be ordering more.
Very well blend of tobaccos that I enjoy. I will definitely be keeping it in my daily rotation for the evening hours.
Its awsome a nice long rich smoke im having some right now better then a bed time story lol thanks guys!
Dunhill Nightcap satisfies like a full 6 course meal, with a rich decadent chocolate mousse & vintage scotch dram for desert! Strong rich Latakia and accompaniments blend in a spicy smokey olfactory explosion that both relax and excite to make one feel alive and ready for more of life's celebrations, as Dunhill's Nightcap truly is!
Having heard so much about this tobacco I had to drop two ounces into the cart. I just smoked a bowl of it last night and it has lived up to the hype! Lots of good Latakia smokiness balanced with some perique and Virginias. It's a full bodied smoke that is full of espresso, nut and dark fruit flavours. The room note is wonderful and it was definitely a great way to end my night paired with my favourite IPA.
Stronger than I'm used to, Molto Dolce and Odin's Wind. It took several bowl fulls to start to appreciate the taste and smokability???. I find I am liking it more with every bowl full.
I absolutely enjoy this blend.
I'm smoking a bowl of this right now! This is a very nice, creamy tobacco. It's a wonderful smoke any time of day. My favorite!
I bought this as my first real pipe tobacco. I was discourage by a local tobacconist but I absolutely love this tobacco. Go for it!
Does anyone remember the way Dunhill Nightcap used to be, say in the mid 1960's? It's still good now, but I remember it to be more complex and easier on the palate. So now I try to tweak MY Own Blend to try to reconstruct this venerable blend. So far, best results come from a 38% Red Virgina, 25% Latakia, 25% Oriental, 12% Perique. I named it Nightcap REDUX. When the package arrives, I crumble some Escudo flake or Davidoff Flake on top, as I still don't know what the secret ingredient of the original Nightcap was. I am getting closer, and would welcome some hints.
Being new to pipes I gave this a try, and while I'm probably stating what is close to sacrilegious, I'm putting this in an airtight mason jar and letting it sit for a while. Way too strong for me right now. I will have to come back to this in a month or two. Yikes!
Very smooth .. I loved it... although the name implies its a nighttime thing I found it was awesome all day long ...consider new name? Morning,noon and nightcap :)
Full flavored, Review says all day Blend? I dont think I would smoke it all day, because the tast would would get old. I also need to smoke it outside, because my wife hates the fragrance. This is a good, even with a new pipe It smokes a little hot but no tounge Bite. Smoking it out of a large bowl and a new pipe, one relite with the new pipe. Really good tast after the relite, no Bite!!! Monday 2/2/2015 just smoke it all day so far. no bite. For me not a all day smoke! Alternating it would not be bad. For me I'll be sitting out back with a Rum and Coke and Nightcap!
I purchased the dunhill night cap thinking it would be good but I was completely wrong first off the smell of the tobacco was god awful it actually made me wrech and the taste was none to good either terrible product not worth it if I had to rate it on a scale of 1-10 it would be a one hands down
I love Dunhill Nightcap its one of my favorite tobaccos I have it anytime of day it's perfect for when you need to wind down after a long days work.
The third lat blend I've tried. They're all pretty tasty. This one is tops. The nic hit can remind you of when you first smoked cigars if you're not careful. Smaller bowls, imho, however advocates of big bowls suggest they bring out even MORE flavor. You can forget about the nicotine rather easily due to the tremendous taste, and it is not for the feint of heart.
Just finished my first bowl of this blend and am very satisfied. As other have said, it seems to get better as the bowl goes on. Very smooth, very relaxing, very tasty. Not much more to say - this is what I am looking for in a pipe tobacco.
I haven't been smoking a pipe for too long so I was a bit hesitant to try a stronger tobacco with Latakia in it. After reading the positive reviews on the P & C web site, I wanted to give it a try. The more I smoke this blend, the more I like it. When I light up a bowl, it seems to get better the further down it burns. I don't have the most discerning pallet, but all I can say is that the flavor is outstanding! I think this is becoming one of my favorite tobaccos as I want to smoke it every evening to relax. If you smoke a big bowl in one sitting, you will feel the nicotine. If you want a strong English blend that will relax you, Nightcap is the one.
This is now my all day all night smoke. If I had a wash tub to smoke it out of I would. Not the person to ask to pick out flavors. But if you like latakia this is it. Leaves a nice sweet taste in your mouth. The nicotine is no big deal. But it was the only thing that helped me quit smoking cigarettes. I see it's on back order. I should be telling you all it sucks!!! HAHA
It's listed as full flavored....and by golly it definitely is! This is a great tobacco. Not a full draw kind of smoke in my opinion, but doesn't need to be sipped on either. It has a nice blend of flavors going on all through the bowl with the Virginias, Orientals, and Latakia. sweet (just enough), spicy and smoky all at the same time. I know that this is now at the top of my list for an English blend. I am an aro fan too, but this is a must for me and will always have some on hand.
This has a great taste, easy to light, very pleasant smell. Reminds me of a peaked scotch. The only problem I have is personal. I am not used to tobaccos that have a big nicotine punch, so I only smoke a half bowl of this. If you are used to that then there should be no problem. I also spent time aging it with oak pieces for half a year and the taste became much smoother and had a vanilla element added.
The Pipes and Cigars description is spot on; a rich, full-bodied smoke perfect for the back porch at the end of the day. I'll always keep this one in stock.
Back in 2002 when I first started smoking a pipe this was the first blend I tried. Still enjoying it to this day. dont smoke big bowls of this or else it will knock you upside the head with the nicotine. But I reccomend checking it out if you like full blends.
This stuff's very good, very simple and bold, yet elusive... the smoke seems to have such a smooth "texture" to it, it burns pretty cool as well. One of my favorite English blends.
I'll make it short and sweet, Nightcap is the best diversion from the others by far. Great rich blend, and I recommend it highly. Try it.
Rich , long lasting , smooth and relaxing , great in the early mornings or before bed 9/10
This is some good stuff! One of my long time favorites. Ive tried the bulk but i only smoke it on special evenings (very smoky and full flavored) so i stick with the tins. Tins can be a little damp (not wet or pg to death) but five min rest before packing seems to be about perfect to dry it right. My old lady cant stand it (Wife repellent), even the smell of it in tin gets her all choked up. I use this to my advantage to keep her outa my shop lol. All in all a great tobacco, brings me right back to wilderness camping in Canada when I was a kid.
I opened this up and the tin note is a nice smoky smell. I've heard its hit and miss on the moisture level, but mine was dry enough to pack right away. The initial flavor is smoky but has a delicate english spice to it. Semi sweet notes throughout, burned easy and long. I smoked it for an hour and a half. It smoked dry and cool and left a nice ash for an easy clean up. I really liked this blend, it was full bodied and strong. My wife said the room note wasn't as smoky as other English blends I have and that it almost had a sweet smelling aroma. Rotation worthy or sharing with friends. Take it low and slow.
Let me begin by saying how I love the fast shipping at P&C. Nightcap is a very stout mixture and the smell hits as soon as the seal is broken on the tin. It seems earthy and smoky at the same time. It serves best after loosening the tobacco in the tin, then putting a little on paper to dry and breathe. After it is allowed to breath and settle down, pack it into the pipe moderately loose. After lighting, the peppery spice of Latika will hit, but not too overly strong. Nightcap is certainly strong, so sip it. It has enough nic to last you the night, but make sure you have a cool drink on hand to rinse the palate, and the flavor will return again and again to the end.
Was really mislead by many YouTube videos claiming this blend was a knockout, blow your head off, hallucinate kind of blend. Not so much. Very bold yes, smooth and creamy with a decent nicotine level but nothing over the top. A really good blend. I smoke it in a smaller bowl and if I want more I pack it again. I think that's where guys go wrong, by packing huge bowls. Don't be intimidated try some, I did and I like it anytime of the day.
An excellent, complex English blend. Full flavored but not overpowering. An excellent afternoon or evening smoke.
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