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Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish

Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish is a classic American-style Cavendish blend. A mixture of slowly-steamed black Cavendish and golden brown tobaccos, this is a smooth and pleasantly sweet combination that has notes of toasty vanilla, and is very easy on the tongue. This Admiral’s Choice pipe tobacco has a wonderful room note and is gentle enough to enjoy all day long. Smooth and consistent, the Admiral’s Choice Black & Gold Cavendish lights easily and burns well. Relax with Admiral’s Choice Black & Gold pipe tobacco and your favorite pipe on any occasion.

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Overall Rating 4.6 out of 5 Based on 65 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish”

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5 out of 5
Great Smoke
Have tried multiple tobaccos and Admiral'c Choice Black & Gold is the best for me. No bite, great taste and easy smoke
5 out of 5
Buy it.
Best big bag smoke on the market.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
I'm new to this site. But man this tobacco did not disappoint it is very easy and enjoyable, i'm definitely an Admiral's Choice man now.
4 out of 5
Found it!
An old favorite, found again! Thanks P&C!
5 out of 5
Admiral Choice
reasonable tobac and a reasonable price
5 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Black and Gold pipe tobacco
It was a fresh nicely cut tobacco. The has a mild smoke and pleasing aroma. There is very little burn to the tongue or palet. A tobacco one can smoke often.
4 out of 5
It is what it is, and that isn't necessarily a bad thing.
I ordered AC B&G mostly because of the price. I wanted to see if an inexpensive tobacco can be any good. Well, Lane 1Q it ain't. What it is is a nice smoking tobacco for a great price. The vanilla hits you like a ton of bricks upon opening the bag. Sweet smelling, and it's got enough PG to keep it moist till the turn of the next century. No tongue bite with slow and careful puffing. Room note seems acceptable. There are more expensive tobaccos that have similar negatives, but why pay more when you don't have to? I was undecided between giving this a three or four star rating. I settled on four star as I'm halfway through the first bowl of this new arrival and it's actually getting better. It'd probably ghost the heck out of any pipe it's used in, so be mindful.
4 out of 5
good tobacco for the money.
This is a very nice mellow flavored smoke,,not heavy in the sweetness dept.burns well,,no bite(so far,,after 1/3 of the bag smoked).a nice room aroma and nice flavor.i like this better then the A.C. van cavendish.a good tobacco for beginners or the smoker who likes a mellow aromatic once in awhile.im glad i decided to try this one.
5 out of 5
I mix with the the other, when pipe is clear just love the smoke and people like the aroma
I mix with the other when pipe is clear I LOVE the smoke people admire the aroma
3 out of 5
...meh.....
It's Pipe Smoke ,Little to No Discernible flavor to distinguish it,You might use it stretch your Good stuff when running Low if that is tolerable until your next order arrives.
5 out of 5
Great Gift
Got this blend for my dad for Christmas. He absolutely loved it. Will definitely buy again.
5 out of 5
Black and mild
Enjoyed as a first time/beginner pipe smoker. Reminds me of the flavor/taste of smoking a black and mild cigar.
5 out of 5
Mild, Mellow,Sweet
Mild, with a mellow hint of sweet. It only bites if you smoke too fast.
5 out of 5
Excellent smoke
As expected, top quality.
5 out of 5
the best at any price
absolutely the best smoking black Cavendish I have ever purchased! The quality and price are unmatchable by anyone. If you like a mild, smooth tobacco, this is it!
4 out of 5
Best tobacco buys for the buck
I am a big fan of all the Admiral's Choice tobacco blends. There are better blends, but for the price you pay, nothing beats Admiral;s Choice. As for the Black &Gold Cavendish specifically: of their blends, it is the richest and strongest. Like all their blends, it is also smooth and never causes tongue-bite.
5 out of 5
Great Value for the Money
I've tried a lot of pipe tobacco but this is the one that stands out.
5 out of 5
Good product at reasonable price
Good product at reasonable price. Fast delivery
5 out of 5
Admiral Choice
descent smoke for a descent price.....all day use.
5 out of 5
Very Tasty...
Excellent tobacco....nice aroma...and lasts a long time....
3 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish
OK for a value-priced tobacco but certainly not high on my list. It burns quickly and leaves an unpleasant aftertaste. It doesn't like to be packed tightly, either
5 out of 5
Absolutely can't be beat
I just received my order , and quickly too! It seems to me you can't find a much better smoke than this. I smoke many different types and flavors but I always come back to this one. No, bite, wonderful on the nose and burns great right out of the bag. I personally like a bit more black cavendish blended with it, but that's just my taste. So whether you smoke it just like it comes or mix with your favorite blend, I know you'll find a great smoke. Thanks again P & C.
5 out of 5
Good taste, good price
Good taste, good price
5 out of 5
Great !!
I have smoked the B&G Cavendish for years and was elated to find it online a couple of years ago after CVS stopped selling it. Thanks!!!
5 out of 5
A+
A+
4 out of 5
Very good budget smoke!
This is a excellent budget smoke. Its mild, fairly smooth, and fairly cool burning. It remind me of a mild 1Q. I keep this tobacco around always as a backup between orders of my premium tobacco. Its a excellent backup or a knock around smoke.
3 out of 5
Very good cheap tobacco
Very good cheap tobacco
5 out of 5
Great
It's been my favorite for years. The store I bought it from quit selling it. I was glad to see you all started selling it.
4 out of 5
OK Tobacco. Good Value
OK pipe tobacco. Slightly moist. I wish they would list one more category. Whether a tobacco is moist or dry. This one is slightly moist. The reason is a dry tobaccos BURN TOO HOT and ruined many of my pipes. They burn fast too and have a BAD tongue bite. Looking for tobacco that is moist and flavored only now. This one didn't burn too hot or have a nasty tongue bit. The aroma was OK.
5 out of 5
Best value tobacco
For ten bucks you get 8ozs for a tasty,no frills pleasant smoke.The blend lights easy,and smokes sweet.I like the re sealable bag also.You can't beat it,what more can you ask for?
1 out of 5
No good
Way to damp.
5 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish
A very enjoyable value tobacco that can be smoked all day without tongue bite. Nice aroma and room note. My everyday favorite value pipe tobacco at a great price.
5 out of 5
Easy smoking, good blending base
Black and Gold generates clouds of sweet, pleasant smoke. By itself, it is mild but not very flavorful. I blend in judicious amounts of Latakia, cigar leaf, and/or Perique. The result is a great, complex smoke with low bit that stays lit.
5 out of 5
A sweeter, less fruity Lane 1Q & Captain Black Royal
I decided to give this one a test drive since I'm a Captain Black Royal/Lane 1Q man and was pleasantly surprised by this mix. It's a pinch sweeter in taste to CBR/1Q and I absolutely love it. Less of the raisin aroma of 1Q and more of the sugary/confection variety of sMell ftom the bag and bowl. Just take your time with it so you don't get it too hot and get tongue bite and this will be so satisfying. Even though it's an aromatic, the goopiness at the bottom of the bowl, characteristic of these blends, is almost non existent, I was shocked. Optimal if tobacco is left to dry a bit before smoking, but great either way. Beautiful ash layer. I've been reaching for this more and more lately, and since it's less than half the price of CBR, this will be a new favorite of mine from now on. If your blend of choice is 1Q/CBR, this is a must try.
5 out of 5
Delicious!
Black and Gold has a sweet and savory flavor that keeps me wanting more even at the wee hours of the morning. It's so flavorful in fact, that the only time I won't smoke it is in the case of eating or drinking something with too subtle a flavor that I can't taste both! I'll definitely be buying again.
5 out of 5
Up there with the best
I'm shocked. Great smoke at a bargain price. A bit more umph would make it perfect IMO.
5 out of 5
Excellent
I love it
5 out of 5
Was a really smooth smoke
I just enjoy the vanilla kind more
4 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish
When I first sampled Black & Gold, I was a little disappointed. It was much more 'aromatic' than I like. However, after several bowlfuls, I find my opinion changing. Also, the aromatic aspect tends to diminish further down the bowl. I now find that I am reaching for it more often. I am looking forward to trying the Natural Cavendish as a comparison.
1 out of 5
Inconsistant quality
The second time i ordered this it was nasty,unlike the 1st time I ordered it. So the inconsistancy is a mystery. It got bitter and stinky the deeper i we t into the 2nd bag. So you take your chance with ordering this cause there is a problem with quality control or the type tobacco is not consistant from one bag to the next. The two weren't even close !
5 out of 5
Delicious Flavor!
Excellent Aroma and Taste ! A superb value for the money...Believe me!
5 out of 5
Found after all these years
I have been a pipe smoker for about 40 years. There was a tobacco that I loved named black and gold Cavendish. It had a great aroma no tongue bite and I could smoke all day. It was carried by CVS drug stores. Well they stop caring all tobacco products so I went in search or replacement. Most tobaccos I smoke or aromatic and a blend of Virginia and barley. I always seem to get terrible tongue bite I actually gave up the hobby for a long while. But when I saw the name black and gold I said let me give it a try. It is the exact tobacco I used to smoke. I am so happy that I found it again
5 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish.
Wonderful, helpful, supportive service!
5 out of 5
Amazing!
My first time buying pipe tabacco, and I am not dissapointed. This is incredibly tasty and delicious with an incredibly earthy flavour. Must try!
5 out of 5
Everything was perfect.
The shipping was fast and everything arrived just as ordered. We got the catalog in the mail and my husband enjoyed picking out what he wanted from that catalog. He is old fashion and knows little about the internet so I helped him put in his order. The actual paper catalog was great though. He probably would not have ordered without it. He is now going to order all his pipe tobacco from you guys. Thank you for making an old man's day!
5 out of 5
Amazing!
This tobacco is a wonderful mixture of taste and smoke. I dare anyone to find a better smoke for the price. And people tell me it smell's delicious. This is my second order of this brand and it really is better the longer you smoke it. It seems to keep the flavor all the way to the bottom of the bowl. It's a bit damp, so a few hours drying should improve it for you , but I don't mind a relight or two. Thanks guys!
4 out of 5
FC Eugene, OR
This tobacco has a rich, nutty flavor and aroma. A nice change of pace from the CB Royal and Lane 1Q that I normally smoke. It burns a little hot so I blended 30% 1Q with it and soon discovered I had created another personal favorite.
5 out of 5
Excellent Tobacco blend
nice smooth mild smoke
5 out of 5
Just the blend I've been looking for.
I'm a causal pipe smoker (a few times a week, mostly on weekends) and have been looking for the perfect blend for a long time. When I first started smoking, there was a local bulk blend that was great, but for some reason it got discontinued. Since then I've bought several others and have always been a bit disappointed. But then I found Admiral's Choice Black & Gold. This is the perfect blend for my palate: not too sweet or bold, and no bite. It is smooth and enjoyable for the entire bowl. Do try this wonderful blend; I highly recommend it.
5 out of 5
Delicious and Priced right!
Very sweet taste and excellent aroma. Won't bite your tongue either. The price of this very tasty tobacco is absolutely FANTASTIC! Virginia Gold and Black Cavendish is a Great combination of blends. I smoke it daily. Buy a pound. You won't regret it!
4 out of 5
My first Cavendish experience
I start to smoke pipe tobacco 2 months ago. My first tobacco was Virginia and Burley. This is my first Cavendish tobacco I try and I can said the difference in flavor and aroma is really noticeable. The Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish seems to be a good tobacco. I can't make any comparison until now but I read about many others products with excellent reviews who let me think there is more and better choices. But this one is my first experience and I'm not disappointed. This s good tobacco at an excellent price.
5 out of 5
Admirals Choice Black and Tan
Enjoyed this tobacco very much , a light smoke, not too moist, had no trouble keeping it lit. Looking forward to trying the Vanilla also. Will purchase more of this in the future, is a good all day smoker and the ladies like the aroma too.
4 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish
I've smoked this tobacco for many years. It's a value priced tobacco that gives a satisfying smoke all day without a bite. It smokes best when allowed to dry out for a few days. Not a connoisseur's tobacco for sure but enjoyable none the less. This was my first order from P & C and was impressed with the way they handled the order....efficiently with excellent communications, packaged well and shipped fast. My new go-to tobacconist!
5 out of 5
An affordable favorite
I have smoked this blend for many years and find it mild and aromatic with no bite and a pleasant taste.
5 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Tobacco is the
Admiral's Choice Tobacco is the best mass-marketed tobacco. The price is great, and the quality is far superior to any of it's competitors. As for Pipes and Cigars, I now have ordered from them three times and am very pleased with the quick and easy service, and I have had NO problems recieving the orders accurately and promptly.
5 out of 5
Kudos
Great service all around
5 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Pipe Tobacco
Excellent Quality. Excellent Value.
3 out of 5
Not very happy
Has a nice aroma, but doesn't smoke well. Too moist.
5 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Black and Gold Cavendish
Nice mild tobacco with a pleasant aroma and flavor.
5 out of 5
My review
Excellent tobacco.
5 out of 5
Very Good Review
I am very pleased both wite product I purchased and with this seller!
5 out of 5
Loved it
This was a great buy for me. Really enjoyed flavor.
5 out of 5
Admiral's Choice Black & Gold Cavendish
I've been smoking this for years. A great value for the money.
5 out of 5
mrs george butterworth
great service
5 out of 5
Admiral's Choice tobacco
A descent smoke and the price is good. It's not top-of -the line but more than adequate for everyday puffing. I find it best to let it dry out for a day or two before use.
Customer Testimonials
Excellent tobacco. Quick shipping.
I remember this brand in CVS Drugstores but never tried it. That was my mistake. It's a wonderful smoke and no bite. I'm retired and a heavy smoker so taste and cost is important to me. This one suits me just fine. Thanks P & C.
Have half a bag left from a CVS purchase and was delighted to learn that Pipes and Cigars is carrying it. My wife loves the aroma and I like the mild non-tongue burning characteristic of this tobacco. Thank you Pipes and Cigars.
The smoothest and most consistent ever.
For a value blend this is pretty good stuff. I consider it a light aromatic. It's not heavy on flavor or aroma. No tongue bite which is always nice. I found out this is the exact same blend as Super Value Black & Gold! It smells the same and looks the same. It's distributed by the same company. Which is probably why I like it because I like the Super Value blend.
The pouch note is very similar to play-doh. and it pretty much tastes like play-doh smells.
This was my first real venture into pipe smoking and I really like this tobacco. Just let it dry out a bit before you smoke and you shouldn't have any issues. I'll be getting more of this in the future.
A pipe smoker for more years than I like to count, happy to find that I can still buy Admirals Choice. I tend to stick to one brand rather than experiment. I like the mild flavor of this Black & Gold Cavendish and the aromatic scent doesn't offend non smokers. I don't find this blend to be overly sweet or give any unpleasant taste or bite. Very happy to find this on-line store for all my future pipe smoking needs. This was a brand that CVS use to carry.