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Captain Black Dark


Introducing Captain Black Dark! This is a pure black Cavendish made from premium Green River Burley that has been steamed and richly flavored. The flavor and aroma are sweet, with vanilla and dark fruit notes. This is destined to be the next classic in the Captain Black family.

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Overall Rating 4.68 out of 5 Based on 82 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Captain Black Dark”

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3 out of 5
Delicious smelling clouds of puffy smoke!
Not bad for an aro! Bought in bulk rather than from a pouch - not sure if that makes it less goopy. Pretty straight-forward in terms of richness - taste of course was less intense than the room note.
5 out of 5
My New CB Favorite
It's hard for me to pick a single Captain Black blend as a favorite, but right now CB Dark is at the top of the list. If you already like Captain Black blends and have not tried this, then you owe it to yourself to give this a try!!!
4 out of 5
Aaarrgghhhh matey!
Very nice. Delightful smoke, excellent room note well after the fact.
5 out of 5
Amazing!
Lovely dark notes of dried plum, fig, and raisin, some of the mildness of dried apricot, a touch of woodsy campfire goodness…No bitterness, no bite, and almost impossible to over smoke. I smoke this is a treat.
5 out of 5
"Snifffff" THE BEST!
First time I tried this i fell in love with captain black. This is tied with my favorite smoke and is threatening to become my #1. At times I haven't even lit this properly and it's burnt practically to the bottom without a hitch, maybe one relight. I just can not say enough about this now I'm fixing to try royal and the black knight challange, can't wait to see how that goes
5 out of 5
Its like candy to me
This is a wonderful tobacco. Words will not due. Just buy it.One of my go to daily smokes. On my days off i will smoke 10 pipe loads a day of just this. No joke. Its that good.
5 out of 5
Great
Great
5 out of 5
Another Favorite!
I have always enjoyed Captain Black blends. This was a first try for the Dark. Enjoyed it very much. Smooth mostly vanilla flavor and soft pleasant room note. Will keep it up towards the the top of my shopping list.
5 out of 5
Five Stars
Great Tobacco
5 out of 5
Capt Black Dark
Good Tobbaco,smooth,and nice room note.
5 out of 5
Great daily Areo
Smells and tastes great. Good tobacco for your daily smoke!
5 out of 5
The CAPTAIN'S Done It AGAIN😉👍!
I FIRST Tried ORIGINAL Captain Black In LATE Summer Of 1976. I Began Blending It With Yachtsman👍! A NICE Vanilla Blend! The ROYAL Dark🤔? The CAPTAIN'S Done It AGAIN😁👍! THIS Time🕰A LOT BETTER😃! A SMOOTH Vanilla & Fruity Blend😋! I've Blended It With 5 OTHER Vanilla Blends👍! It's 4WD VANILLA With OVERDRIVE🏎🚀!
5 out of 5
Best Black Cavendish, period.
Captain Black Dark is the absolute best black cavendish on the market. It burns nicely on it's own, and works as spectacular blender. Best of all, the roomnote while burning in any fashion is HEAVENLY!!!
4 out of 5
Not to bad.
I've only been able to smoke one bowl so far and so far so good.
4 out of 5
Decent smoke
It’s a good everyday cheap smoke. Taste is fine.
5 out of 5
good price great taste
great smoke nuff said
5 out of 5
Captain Black Dark
A long time Captain Black fan, this was my first time trying Dark and I’m glad I did.
5 out of 5
Good
Good
3 out of 5
Solid Cavendish.
Easy to smoke, smooth, lightly sweet. I prefer Lane BCA, it’s a little fuller tasting to me.
5 out of 5
So far, my favorite
I'm a beginner with pipe tobacco, only having experience with cigars. So far, this one, and Ole Shenandoah barrel no. 76 are my favorite pipe tobaccos. I thought I would like Captain Black Royal more, but I like CB Dark better. Nice room note and flavor. It seems to not go out as easily as others.
4 out of 5
First Try, Pleasant Surprise.
My first Captain Black. For some reason, I didn't think I'd like this, but I was wrong. Mellow, sweet flavor, almost like cherry but not quite. Very pleasant room note, which is easy to disperse. Relaxing, and probably pairs well with whiskey. Because of this, I will probably try other Captain Black blends.
4 out of 5
Captain Black Dark
Pairs really great with Bailey’s can be too sweet if smoked often but overall not bad would def buy in bulk
5 out of 5
Rich and Smooth!
A great smooth and rich smoke! This is my go to for after dinner and while sipping a fine bourbon.
5 out of 5
RC
Very mellow, aromatic, sweet and relaxing ! Like it very much. A keeper ! Thanks.
5 out of 5
Ok
Ok
5 out of 5
Captain Black original
The most mild tobacco I've ever smoked
5 out of 5
So smooth I could chain smoke it all day.
So glad I purchased half a pound of this delicious tobacco. The bag scent comes out nicely in the smoke from the first false light to the bottom of the bowl. It's so smooth I even smoked up the ash too without even realizing it. I have yet to smoke this in one of my briar pipes, but I did use it to break in a new bog pipe, also smoked it in an older cob and in a pear pipe that uses a 9mm filter. This is even better than CB Copper IMO.
5 out of 5
sweet and smooth
sweet and smooth
5 out of 5
Great Stuff
Definitely my favorite Captain Black pipe tobacco. Great deal.
5 out of 5
Great
Great
5 out of 5
A Staple
It's a permanent part of my rotation because it's great by itself--the sweetest Cavendish of the Captain Black blends, very much like root beer or Coca Cola--and essential as a blending component. I blend it with Latakia. Latakia, to me, actually has its own kind of sweetness. Some of us like it straight. But blending it with other tobaccos actually brings out its characteristics. If your a fan of Latakia try blending three parts of it with one part Captain Black Dark, and you'll see what I mean. And you can take it from there and experiment. I've come up with a blend I like as a night cap, after a day of smoking my current "all day" favorites, Carter Hall or Velvet. Three parts Latakia, two parts Stokkeby 84 Turkish (gently loosening the ribbons), a generous one part Captain Black Dark, a really generous part Perique and maybe 1 1/2 parts Carter Hall for the Virginas and Burleys; any "plain" Virgina / Burley blend, like Half & Half, for example, would work too. (I had been using a spritz of Sutliff Rum and Maple, but I found this to be kind of redundant with the presence of the Captain Black.) While mixing it all, I pinch and rub tiny sections of it. This helps marry the flavors because by rubbing it you "squeeze" out the juices of those tobaccos. It's good right away, but a week later, as it settles and dries, it just gets better and better, smoother and cooler. Needless to say, this blend I mix is very English. The Perique nicely coats the tongue and gives depth and body to the blend. As you might imagine, it's quite a fresh and intriguing change of pace after a day at Carter Hall.
5 out of 5
Order by the Pound!
This was THE tobacco that first convinced me that I could give up cigarettes (and vaping) entirely, over 2 years ago, and it's still my primary go-to blend, with McClelland's Frogmorton being the other blend I always keep on hand. CPD has, especially for the price, a pleasant burn, a relaxing room note, and virtually no bite. Black Cavendish in general is always appreciated by myself, and Lane's BCA is also quite good. I order both of these blends by the pound whenever the price drops! Keep up the good work P&C's!
5 out of 5
Excellent
Now this is a most excellent smoke!
5 out of 5
Enjoyable
Love this! Sweet but not too sweet. Has a nice fruit room note.
5 out of 5
Great tobacco!
Great tobacco!
5 out of 5
Great price and taste
For my money I always get the bulk buy, it last me for a while
4 out of 5
A good smoke.
A bit sweet, but a good smoke. It's nice to have this in rotation for a subtle change from the Latakias and other blends.
5 out of 5
Captain Black good to the last puff.
First time smoking captain black dark. The tobacco smooth, good taste. I will buy Captain black dark again.
5 out of 5
cap black dark
a good a tac
5 out of 5
SMOOTH!
Straight from the pouch this tobacco delivered a very smooth smoke. It also lit easily and stayed lit with very little effort. This is a new go-to tobacco for me.
5 out of 5
Black & Gold
Do an equal mix of Captain Black and Gold and it's my favorite go to pipe blend
5 out of 5
Another hit! Captain Black Dark
Many years ago I almost gave up smoking my pipe until I found Captain black Gold. I've been with Captain Black Gold up until recently. New to Pipes and Cigars, which is an awesome site. I decided to try original and Royal and now Captain Black Dark, which is awesome smoke also. Good room note and bite free. I also tried mixing it with other Captain Blacks. Awesome all around. Thanks CB & PC.
5 out of 5
Excellent Black Cavendish.
Very close to Lane's BCA. Excellent Black Cavendish.
5 out of 5
Smells wonderful!
The first 100% black cavendish that I have tried. It's very pleasant, not harsh at all, smells wonderful. It's the cavendish flavor component of Regular Captain Black only more of it.
5 out of 5
Great taste, and smell
Captain Black Dark is my go to tobacco, due to the good taste it has, and the wonderful smell that people around compliment on. IMO the pouch is just better than bulk!
5 out of 5
Always Consistent
I have four or five tobaccos that I consistently return to after straying. This one of them and in bulk or in tins the quality is consistent. An excellent smoke which is flavorful without being harsh or hot. It's a full bodied smoke for an aromatic and if enjoy a black Cavendish, this is your smoke.
5 out of 5
smooth
it's smooth. the smell of the tobacco is wonderful
5 out of 5
Very Good Smoking
I have smoked Black Cavendish for 40 +++ years. I like it above all others; I don't want it blended - Captain Black Dark delivers!
5 out of 5
Great
Great everyday smoke
5 out of 5
Good and rich ; you
Good and rich ; you can almost chew it!
4 out of 5
Yummy!
Similar to the Original, only just a tad less sweet and a bit more dry so it stays lit a bit easier. Pleasant!
5 out of 5
My Favorite Blend
Of all the tobacco blends I have tried, Captain Black Dark is by far my favorite. I have ordered two large bulk orders and plan to continue in the future. It's a great smoke that I really enjoy and I get compliments on the great aroma from others when I smoke it. Mild with no bite, I enjoy several bowls full every day. It's just a great tobacco blend!
5 out of 5
Captain Black Dark
Excellent smoke and seller
5 out of 5
Wonderful
Wonderful taste and smell. I can't recommend this flavor enough.
5 out of 5
I love black tobaccos
I love black tobaccos
5 out of 5
Dark And Delightful
Captain Black pipe tobaccos are always a pleasure to smoke. All of the different blends are consistent in quality. If you enjoy smooth, flavorful aromatics, the Captain's blends are among the finest.
3 out of 5
Captain Black 12oz Can
I had bought the can for a Christmas gift but the can came in dented pretty badly. I decided to keep it for myself. The tobacco is what you would expect, cool mild dark taste that packs well. Overall good but I have to find another Christmas gift for my son.
4 out of 5
Very good Black Cavendish
If you like Black Cavendish you will love this one. My only knock on it is you can get other black Cavendish blends that are just as good for a little less. But if your at your local tobacco shop and you come across a pouch of this I would recommend that you give it a try.
1 out of 5
perfumey and tasteless
All one tastes is a perfumed, artificial smoke.
5 out of 5
Nice mild tobacco
A very mild tobacco with a hint of vanilla. There was no bite and burned to bottom of the bowl without a relight!
5 out of 5
My search is over!
My favorite of all the Captain Black Tobaccos. Taste great, smells great, Smokes great!
5 out of 5
Captain Black Dark
I like this blend. Good taste and aroma. No tongue bite. Very relaxing smoke. This one I'll buy again.
5 out of 5
Great aromatic
I really enjoyed the taste and smell of this tobacco
4 out of 5
Captain Black Dark
I think I like Captain Black Black little better, but nevertheless it is great tobacco
5 out of 5
good cavendish
cheap sweet tobacco. plain and simple. good stuff if you have nothing else on hand.
5 out of 5
I love it!
I love it!
4 out of 5
OK But Just OK.
First Captain Black Blend that I have tried other than the original. While there is nothing wrong with it, I just did got get much from it. Still prefer the Original. May or may not try some of the others, but will not order this again.
4 out of 5
Smooth and a Nice Taste
I've been a fan of Captain Black for some time. I recently purchased the 12oz tin because of the sale. I am not disappointed. It burns fairly evenly and leaves behind a nice aroma that many enjoy. It has that classic black cavendish with, what I would say is, a nice hint of vanilla. Not top shelf, but pretty darn close.
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
Packs good, great taste.
5 out of 5
Captain Black Dark
About 38 years ago I bought my first pouch of Captain Black White and I was hooked. I have only smoked the white pouch, tried others but always came back to Captain Black white. Until last year when I bought my first pouch as part of the sample pack and that's all it took. The dark has a pleasant aroma and taste and no complaining from others around me. It will be Captain Black Dark for me from now on.
5 out of 5
Catinan Black (Dark)
Honestly I need to sample a few more oz.'s to give a fair feedback. Unfortunately a cold disrupted my olfactory senses to truly distinguish and fully enjoy it's taste and aroma. I can say CBD is extremely mild and palate friendly. I'll touch back on a later date to review CBD more extensively. From: Nickname ( The Old Piper)
5 out of 5
OUTSTANDING!!
If you like black cavendish, you have to try this!! It is truly a GREAT product! I used to smoke regular Captain Black, but this is my new every day smoke. Great taste and aroma.
5 out of 5
Hands down! Best Black Cavendish for the money.
This is by far the best Black Cavendish out there. Price is an added bonus! There are not enough O's in "smooth" to descibe how nicely this smokes. In my personal opinion this makes 1Q look overrated. The total package. Tastes great. Burns cool. If you're new to the scene and looking for a great not good Black Cavendish? Look no further. This is it.
5 out of 5
The Holy Grail of Black Cavendish Pipe Tobacco
Friends, ther4e is no need to purchase or consider any other Black Cavendish pipe tobacco! Scandinavian Tobacco Group has finally provided us all with the Holy Grail of Black Cavendish pipe tobacco.
4 out of 5
captain black dark
Really mild...
5 out of 5
captain black dark
Good stuff!
5 out of 5
Another one great cavendish!
Great aroma taste, cool and smooth smoking. Highly recommend for cavendish lovers.
5 out of 5
Dark is better
Toasting it makes the most of it. Smooth and wonderful.
5 out of 5
Love the black
I am new to pipes, but this is great tobacco. I am looking forward to trying different brands of BC to find a favorite.
2 out of 5
Capt. Black Dark
It was okay. I just didn't like the taste. Better than the original.
4 out of 5
Captain Black Dark
I am new to tobacco. I have tried and enjoyed English blends and am now branching out into aromatics. This stuff is nice. Smells like candy. Pretty wet. Let it dry. Smoke it very slowly. Just get a good light in the center of your bowl and it will treat you well. It is as the name and reviews suggest. Rich, sweet, molasses... Lingers pleasantly.
5 out of 5
Captain Black Dark
Hello, I have been smoking pipe Captain Black white pack for many years and I must say that I am very pleased with Captain Black Dark. It is perhaps one of the coolest, No bite tobaccos I have yet to try. Very pleasing!!
Customer Testimonials
What a wonderful new smoke. I have smoked Captain Black regular for many years, A definite new adventure in taste and aroma I will definitely by a tin on my next order.
Favorite Captain Black. I seem to get undertones of plum or raison. Get some you'll be happy you did.
Good smoke. Best in a large cob. Still prefer Captain Black Royal.
A good blend by all accounts. Room note has been frequently complimented. A few things to note, first is that this is a coarser cut leaf. Still packs well but worth mentioning as it takes a little practice to pack properly. Second, this tobacco seemed to me as an almost pure aromatic blend. Almost all I could taste was what i believe to be the Casing on the tobacco (the same but stronger than that of royal). A great and very sweet vanilla flavor. Not my favorite but for aromatic lovers this can be a go to blend.
I have been a pipe smoker for about two years, and have tried lots of non aromatics, aromatics, and English. Captain Black Dark was one of my first tobacco, and has been one of my favorites.
My new favorite mourning smoke, had 2 bowls this mourning, it smokes cool, nice room note, no bite at all, hope they put it in large can.
I knew I liked the Captain Black Dark but wanted to try the bulk before reviewing it. I received my 5 ounces today, loaded up and headed to the porch. The bulk is ever as good as the pouch so it can save a bundle if you order 4 ounces or more. This Dark is smooth with no bite and it burns good. It is pure pleasure!
Subtle sweetness is what I get from this blend. I will have to dry it a bit as it did not like to stay lit. But this is definitely a good solid "all day smoke" that will be one of my regulars.
I recently took advantage of the Captain Black sale to purchase some Captain Black Dark which I really like. However, the bulk version seems to not have the same flavor and aroma as the previous tobacco I purchased in the single 1.5 oz. packets.
AWESOME and fast delivery.
Was a pretty good smoke, no bite at all, will buy more of it just to have around.
I received a pouch of this in the Great Place to Start kit and this is a very enjoyable smoke. A smooth tobacco with great aroma, and my wife agrees. I have been an avid cigar smoker for 4 years (CAO, Man O War, Cohiba, and so on) and just started pipes. I'm glad I got this as one of my first pouches.
I found it very mellow and no bite at all. Good morning puff, but I find it only smokes well in my cob as the larger leaf cut tends to plug up my briars so I am constantly working it with a pipe nail. The cob gives it a very mild taste.
I agree wholeheartedly with all the above. i wish it would come in large tin.
Well I could be wrong but I think Captain Black Dark is the same as Lane BCA.. in fact I was on another web page and noticed the manufacturer of Capt Black Dark was listed as Lane Ltd. I looked at both and looked the same and smelled the same. Either way they both smoke exceptionally well. A great after dinner smoke for me.. very pleasant room note and really no bite to speak of. I think that if more beginners would start with this tobacco, we would have more pipe smokers.
Captain Black Dark is one of my favorite smoke's
So far I have tried Captain Black Cherry, Royal, and Dark. Dark is by far my favorite! It's smooth and smells great!
My new Favorite from Captain Black! It smokes very tasty and has no bite at all.
This blend is an excellent addition to the Captain Black line. So much so that the Captain should become a brevet Rear Admiral immediately. It is much touted to have a vanilla/fruit note. I, however, find that the main taste is a pancake/maple syrup note. It isn't bad, mind. In fact, it's great. It puts me in mind of the hotcakes and syrup from McDonald's. It isn't going to win any complexity or innovation awards, but that isn't what the Captain Black line is for. It's there to be consistent, tasty, and easy to smoke. This new blend holds the name up quite well.
I thought Captain Black Royal was the best, but Captain Black Dark is every bit as GREAT. A delight for pipe smokers everywhere. Enjoy!