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Drexel VIII


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Drexel VIII is one of the most unusual pouch pipe tobaccos you'll ever encounter. Don't believe me? Let's look at the evidence.

First, Drexel VIII is a blend of specially selected golden Virginias and sweet and spicy Louisiana Perique. This is also a flake tobacco - you read that right, this is a true flake, pressed and sliced for flexible preparation. Finally, Drexel VIII is one of the lowest-priced pouches on the market today. We know that this tobacco will become a big favorite with the P&C Faithful!

Overall Rating3.51 out of 5 Based on 144 Ratings

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5 out of 5
Loved it
Good stuff
5 out of 5
Good stuff
Loved it . Lights easy , burns nice , and tastes great .
5 out of 5
Smooth mild great pipe tobacco's
Smooth mild great pipe tobacco's
3 out of 5
Not that good
As a lover of P.S. bullseye flake I am always glad to try another iteration of the va/per. This was not one of those times. Mostly bland with a bit of spice and the typical Virginia hotness. But it sure is pretty.
5 out of 5
Great price on a wonderful flake Va/Per
Can't believe what a wonderful Va/Per from a pouch this blend is. Most of my pouches have had dates on them almost a year old and the flakes are stunning and are intact. The moisture is spot on I have had one pouch out of 10 that was dried out but little time in jar with humidifier button it came back to life. So if looking for a Va/Per in flake form for under 6 dollars look no further.
5 out of 5
best pipe tobacco
This is my favorite pipe tobacco. A little pricey but worth it.
5 out of 5
Drexel viii one of the best pouch tobacco s I've had the pleasure of really enjoying!
I have tried only captain Black flavors in pouch before this Jewish Drexel coil came along, so I'm still too new to make any major contributional attributions in this field, however having smoked CB for one whole year,...I know how upsetting and boring a pouch without test of a rotation can be, and after that experience, let me say I've been very shy and skeptic in even thinking about trying them again and trying to swallow the ovate fragrances of old paper bag of burnt beard hair just wouldn't do my mind the needed kindness...so I am surprised two years later I even took the chance,...but let me just say, I think I've decided that it's going to be how it's done from now on....this Drexel viii was the total turn around!...shaped like flake slats, aroma of recently harvested tobacco, topped with all the right stuff including a good clean bubblegum or pink champagne like flavor plus it's got one of these nice slowest burns to the bowl. And it's as good the first puff until it no longer puffs, no crash!! I liked the sample pouch I got so well I went out of my way in next order to buy a whole book...I 'll never know when I 'll be in the mood for another.
5 out of 5
BUY IT BY THE KILO
Drexel VIII is the best VaPer on the market right now. Easily on par with Escudo, Dunbar, McClelland No.2015, etc. Due to demand, it is scarcely available, so stock up when it is!
3 out of 5
BULK PLEASE
sell this in bulk , you will sell out fast!
5 out of 5
A very pleasant blend.
I also got this free from and order. I never smoked any flake up until this point. I tried a Virginia, burley, and perique blend but found it too heavy. Since then I've been an English blend smoker and haven't looked back. That is until I tried this freebie that came with an order. I was extremely surprised on how well I enjoyed this one. Looks like I will have to place an order for this as it would be a most welcome change to my English rotation.
4 out of 5
Very nice surprise.
This was a bit of a surprise. I got a complementary pouch of this with a different order. Normally I would order Orlik Golden Sliced when running low on Va. Was really surprised to see flake tobacco in a pouch. Next, I was REALLY surprised to find that I like this just as well as Orlik Golden Sliced. I honestly couldn't taste enough of a difference to matter. Most pleasant surprise in a 'budget pouch' ever. I may order this by the pouch from now on instead of Orlik. I don't smoke Va/Per often and the Drexel pouch kept the moisture level much longer than the orlik cans.
4 out of 5
Nice! Smooth smoker.
Very nice on its own, smokeable all day, wife like the room note. I’ve been working on my own “Canadian” style blend and I use as part of my blend.
4 out of 5
Drexel V111
I like it a lot, nice sweetness to it
5 out of 5
The King of value VaPers
Delicious and such a value! I hope the price never goes up because this has become one of my favorite VaPers. A true flake in a pouch, smokes great rubbed out or folded and stuffed. I generous amount of Perique, but still a nice Virginia sweetness. Wonderful.
5 out of 5
Drexel VIII
In one word Excellent!!
5 out of 5
Good VA-p
Good taste - not overpowering. Fragrant room-note; Good price
5 out of 5
Drexel
Very smooth, pleasant smoke. The sliced form is new to me making it difficult to pack a pipe while driving, but that is probably just as well.
2 out of 5
I don't like it
I don't like it
5 out of 5
Outstanding
My favorite pipe tobacco
2 out of 5
Drexel VIII,
First time I got this loved it,then I ordered 5 and all were TOO dry and bitter so I placed them out of their pouch into a special pipe tobacco humidor for 4 days so I can bring them to a level that I can use them.Will let you know if it worked.So far disappointed. .
3 out of 5
Drexel VIII
I finally tried it. I'm not sure I like the cut but it's otherwise alright. But in comparison I far prefer my usual Captain Black Regular.
5 out of 5
great supplier
Very Happy with products and shipping times
4 out of 5
Best pouch?
Maybe this isn’t the best pouch ever, but it’s the best one I’ve ever come across.
2 out of 5
Oops
Not for me. Too bland, little body, depth
1 out of 5
Drexel VIII
The only good thing about this tobacco was being a freebee with my last order. I am not a VA-PER fan. I did not care for this tobacco.
4 out of 5
I am not much for
I am not much for tryng other brands, but I enjoyed it
4 out of 5
Cellared
Cellared
5 out of 5
Honest review
I gave the Drexel V111 to a friend of mind that had given me some to try that he had gotten from you people. He is a regular customer with you-all. He told me that he enjoyed it so much, that he ordered it and his order is back-ordered.
5 out of 5
Drexel
I received the Drexel tobacco free with the purchase of a pipe very tasty with my morning coffee burned perfectly definitely will be a future purchase
1 out of 5
Don't bother with this tobacco
Never again! One star because I wanted to appear as "polite."
5 out of 5
Very nice
My dad loves it
3 out of 5
little off in taste
its a smooth smoke but the taste is a little off
5 out of 5
Great Tobacco
Really solid smoke, stayed lit easily and provided smooth taste.
4 out of 5
Love The Cut.
My favorite tobacco used to be Amphora Blue. It had a similar cut to this tobacco, but was more aromatic. Because of it's large pieces, this burns cooler. Not aromatic.
1 out of 5
Did not like lt
Did not like lt
1 out of 5
drexel
Not that good. Would never replace my black cavandish.
1 out of 5
Good service and Delivery. Good
Good service and Delivery. Good price too.
3 out of 5
Has good taste but it
Has good taste but it smells like cigarettes.
4 out of 5
Great freebie!
For a free bonus with my purchase, I couldn't believe the quality of this flake. It's a smooth slightly earthy flake that burns very cool. Stays lit very well.
1 out of 5
Stuff was hard to deal
Stuff was hard to deal with n tasted nasty.
4 out of 5
Nice flavor. Burns clear to
Nice flavor. Burns clear to bottom of bowl. Like room note.Long lasting smoke. Good first smoke of the day.
3 out of 5
Tried it
I have only rubbed out one flake of this. It wasn’t bad but I have other tobacco I like better. I will try it agin but for now I ain’t missing it.
3 out of 5
Good tobacco but just not
Good tobacco but just not my style.
5 out of 5
drexel-VIII
I don't normally review products, but this one is a really great smoke. Just the right blend of Virginia and Perique. The blend is very smooth and dry smoking, and the clincher is that my wife loves it. It's not an aromatic, but even non smokers like the smell when I smoke this one. I do wish it were available in bulk.
1 out of 5
Was worthless
Was worthless No way to use in a paipe
4 out of 5
Nice smoke
Nice change of pace to put in my rotation. Smooth, lights well, good for a slow smoke.
4 out of 5
Low Cost VA/Per
I received Drexel VIII pipe tobacco as a freebie on my last order. As received, the tobacco was extremely dry and brittle. (The date sticker was 12 2 17.) I had to humidify it before I tried some out in my briar pipes. Good VA/Perique taste, and aroma. It's a flake type tobacco so I fold and roll a flake or two then sprinkle some rubbed tobacco on top. It lights easily and smokes pretty well. Nicely balanced full flavor tobacco, and I'll probably order more to try when it's back in stock.
3 out of 5
Unusual
This has a nice flavor but would not be a first choice for me as I prefer loose leaf.
5 out of 5
Good Quality
Smooth smoke. No bite.
1 out of 5
I didn’t care for it
I didn’t care for it to lose didn’t fit in the pipe very well
5 out of 5
super
super
5 out of 5
ok
ok
5 out of 5
Excellent
A very nice smoke. Not an all day tobacco. Great room note. Burns well to the bottom of the bowl. Light bite. Great for a change in your rotation.
4 out of 5
Drexel
It is complimentary to the Amphora I like. I would certainly consider purchasing this brand.
4 out of 5
Very good
Very good
5 out of 5
!!!
Excellent tobacco!
4 out of 5
DrexelVIII
Very good. I will try more
4 out of 5
Above average
Above average
1 out of 5
Drexel
Didn’t like it
2 out of 5
Didn't care for it....
Didn't care for it....
1 out of 5
Bad stuff.
Bad stuff.
5 out of 5
Drexel VIII
The 1.5 oz came as part of my Capt. Black or. I haven't tried it yet. Was planning to finish off my older 16 oz bag of Cpt. Black before I tried it before opening one of the new bags of Cpt. Black received with the Drexel.
5 out of 5
Drexel VIII a wonderful surprise
got this pouch of Drexell VIII with an order --- very good smoke -- looked to purchase some more in bulk.
1 out of 5
Drexel VIII
The taste is smooth and flavorful but the tobacco is far to course cut for my liking and difficult to put into pipe. Had to recut it to use it..would not purchase for that reason.
1 out of 5
Terrible excuse for tobacco
Set my mouth on fire in just a half a bowl. I threw away the rest. I don't have any enemies to give it to.
1 out of 5
ICK
It smoked too hot and a nasty after taste.
3 out of 5
Drexel IV
I had never smoke flake tobacco, before. I thought it was a good smoke. TY for the sample.
3 out of 5
I’m more into aromatics. Good
I’m more into aromatics. Good for a bit of a mix though.
1 out of 5
drexel viii
did not care for it, taste was not their, no aroma and i did not like the pressed and sliced strips at all
1 out of 5
I like a good pressed
I like a good pressed flake but this is rather dry and not much flavor
3 out of 5
Sample
I liked the flavor of the tobacco but didn't care for hsving to rub it out first. No big deal but you need to do it. Ihave friends that will roll it up and pack their pipe.
4 out of 5
Pretty good smoke, a little
Pretty good smoke, a little dry but ok. I'd buy it again
3 out of 5
Good smoke I enjoy occasionally.
Good smoke I enjoy occasionally.
5 out of 5
v111
I wish i copuld buy this great virgian tobbaco in bulk to make it more inexpensive. I was really surprised.
2 out of 5
Didn't like the cut
The tobacco tastes ok but I thought it was too stringy and tough to separate . It is also tough to get into the bowl of my pipes .
3 out of 5
Drexel
Flavor ok, not fond of flake tobaco
3 out of 5
Good tobacco
Good tobacco graet value but was dried
2 out of 5
Just not my style
I had never used flaked tobacco before. The tobacco was smooth burning but the flavor was not suited to my tastes. I am not one to use flaked tobacco either
4 out of 5
Slices
These were pretty dry in the pack--perhaps because the pack folded over and taped, but not sealed. I rubbed some out and tried it in a relatively new pipe. It smoked rather hot and bland, with a woodsy aroma and taste. I humidified it and let it sit overnight; that was a great improvement. It smoked quite calmly (Still bland and mild) but now without the heat and bite. For anyone who wants a very mild, non-aromatic smoke, this would be a good choice.
1 out of 5
Big dissappointment.
disappointment. Stale taste.
5 out of 5
tasty
tasty
2 out of 5
Strange cut!
Strange cut!
4 out of 5
Smooth
Nice, smooth smoke. Great to sit by a fire and enjoy
3 out of 5
It’s Ok
It’s Ok
5 out of 5
Good!
I enjoyed this tobacco, good flavors.
1 out of 5
Drekel
Worst tobacco I've ever tried, zero aroma. Corn silk is better. I would have actually rated it less than 1 if the option was available.
5 out of 5
Don't see how this is a VaPer.. but it is flavor town.
This could pass for an Esoterica blend it's so dang smooth. I can't detect the Perique at all pretty much, but it doesn't matter. It's just a simple straight up sweet albeit slightly raw tasting Virginia to me. You can retrohale the entire bowl no matter how harsh you chief on the suckah and it won't sting your nostrils or give any tongue bite (to me at least).. Excellent all day extremely mild VaPer.. extremely mild.. in a good way.
3 out of 5
Dried out. Too long cut.
Dried out. Too long cut.
3 out of 5
Not Bad
I was a little disappointed with this flake. I was expecting something with a little bit more of a kick. Didn't have much of a bag note and to my taste was a bit mild with a little reminder that perique is in the blend. To me it can be smoked all day. I didn't dislike this flake but it wasn't anything special either. Probably won't be trying this blend again.
5 out of 5
This tobaccohasbecomemyfavoritesmokewithearly morning coffee and eveningrelaxation. The superb flavor and aroma brings added pleasure to these quiet moments.
This tobacco has become my favorite smoke with early morning coffee and evening relaxation. The superb flavor and aroma brings added pleasure to these quiet moments.
3 out of 5
Drexel
Its ok. Came VERY dry
5 out of 5
Fathers Day Pipe Sampler
What a great deal! Very pleased with variety and selection, easy ordering! Thanks guys!
1 out of 5
Not my thing at all.
I am a person who hates to waste anything but on the other hand I simply couldn't make myself choke through another pipe full. Trash bin didn't seem to mind having this...
1 out of 5
drexel
Very dry, no flavor, bites, was a free sample, would not purchase it.
5 out of 5
Drexel VIII
I received a pouch of this with the purchase of a pipe. I wasn't expecting much but I was surprised. I am a big fan of VaPer's so I'm adding this gem to my stash!
3 out of 5
Medium Good
I received this as a freebie with an order of bulk tobacco. It's a decent quality VaPer flake, but I prefer to buy in bulk. If this were available in bulk (with the consequent discounts for larger amounts) I'd consider it
4 out of 5
Good tobacco , excellent taste
Very nice for a break from my normal smoke. A medium tobacco with a hint of spice and I nice room note. At least my wife did not throw me outside.
1 out of 5
Smells and tastes cheap
not a premium type tobacco, thats why they give it away its awful.
3 out of 5
So-So
Kinda like smoking a cigarette
2 out of 5
Did not like the smell
Did not like the smell or taste.
2 out of 5
Not so good.
Not so good.
1 out of 5
It was a freebie and
It was a freebie and I didn’t get my monies worth
1 out of 5
Didn't like it
Didn't like it
1 out of 5
Ucky
Doesn't smoke well taste could be better
4 out of 5
good staple
nice straight forward tobacco, good even burn.
5 out of 5
Drexel VIII
Very good pipe tobacco. Pipes and Cigars are the best in my book.
4 out of 5
Very good tobacco. This was
Very good tobacco. This was sent free with my order of Windsail Platinum. I smoked it alone and mixed 50/50 with the Windsail. I have to say that although I like it, it didn't have as rich a taste of the Windsail Platinum. It is very light and airy. Maybe too light for even me.
5 out of 5
Great Value
I received this as part of a promotion and let me tell you that I absolutely loved it. I smoke Orlik golden sliced flake and this is comparable but not the same however I still love it for what it is. Do yourself a favor and try it
3 out of 5
Quite Decent True Flake in a Pouch
[Tin/Pouch - Little plum, old shoe leather. Mild notes of plastic/rubber (not bad or in any toxic sense).] Brown flavor *image conjured*. Good hay-grass, dried deep yellow. Lingering sweetness. Keep imagining a ripe orange here and there, though there is no orange flavor. Maybe a little brown sugary finish lingering. Not getting any nippy spice. It is decent and true flake in a pouch that and behaves well and keeps flavor to the end. Not a biter. I do prefer Stokkebye LNF, LTF, and other virginia's more, but it is nice to have a little around for a once in a while change up every couple of months maybe. 7 out of 10 for me, but will round down slightly on the 5.0 scale since I cannot give a 3.5
4 out of 5
Decent
Decent
5 out of 5
Drexel VIII,
this was my husbands order and Drexel was in the order ..ne did not use it it was not his type of pipe tobacco if that was what it was ...sorry he said he said he never used it and it was outdated anyway ..thank you.
3 out of 5
I didn't hate it.
I've only had a couple bowls of it, so far. This is my first venture into VA/PER tobaccos. Definitely not bad, but not great. I would loosely compare it to a bland cigar. I will say this for it. The more I smoke it, the more I like it. I would consider buying it again.
5 out of 5
Very good
Very good
5 out of 5
to dry to smoke smells
to dry to smoke smells good.
3 out of 5
Pleasantly surprised
Got this for free with a recent order. I did not have any expectations for this at all but was very pleasantly surprised. This is more of a 3.5. Almost a 4 but not quite. Easily the best pouch tobacco I've ever had. Came just a bit dry but still smokeable. Very similar to Orlik Golden Sliced but with a little less of the high citrus grassy notes. The casing burns off quickly and by the second half of the bowl it's all natural virginia flavor. If you are a va smoker this is a great cost friendly all day blend.
4 out of 5
OK FOR A CHANGE
OK FOR A CHANGE
1 out of 5
Not on my radar
Rather use my old standby, Lane HS3 that I have used for years. The Lane blend is mild and not offensive to none smokers. Fellow golfers want to get their old pipes out to try it.
4 out of 5
Great for the price
Technically, I have had two pouches, of which I have received from p&c. Regardless, I have thoroughly enjoyed smoking this. If you like vapers, it’s a good buy for the money.
4 out of 5
Drexel
Interesting blend
3 out of 5
Eh! Okay
It's just ok. Not bad,not great. Not the best aroma either. I personally prefer aromatics.
5 out of 5
Nice!
It has an aroma of hay, smoked well with few re lights. Pairs well with my morning coffee.
4 out of 5
Good taste pleasing
Good taste pleasing
4 out of 5
Surprisingly good
To tell you the truth, I’m not much of a VaPer guy. This came free as a promo, so I figured I’d give it a try. Upon opening the pouch you are rewarded with a nice whiff of Perique. The flakes are well pressed and properly moist. I smoked it in a briar billiard, once with the bend and stuff method and once I rubbed it out. Both did well for me. I found this to be an easy smoke, both in keeping it lit and no bite for even a puffer like myself. The Virginia is a little, and I mean only a little, harsh for me, but that’s the reason I stay away from most Virginia based tobacco blends. The Perique, while not overwhelming, is there to spice things up. It’s more to my liking than other VaPers I had smoked a number of years ago. I get a fair vitamin N kick from this one, but again, nothing disturbing. I would say for most anyone wanting to get into this type of blend would do well to start here. It may not be for those who like to get blown away with flavor and nicotine, but it is a rather relaxing and enjoyable tobacco.
2 out of 5
Did not order it. The
Did not order it. The taste is ok, but it is difficult to load into the pipe.
5 out of 5
Drexel
Enjoyed it- slow burning, flavorful, rich enough, great taste. Try it, you'll like it.
1 out of 5
Drexel
I didn’t buy this, but received a sample pouch. Very dry and coarse. I would not buy this product.
3 out of 5
Good taste, hard to find the right level of compaction
nice taste but unfamiliar with texture so hard to find the right level of compaction..too much it goes out too little it burns hot.
4 out of 5
A really good smoke
Sweet, tangy hay taste with a little pepper in the background. Smoke it slowly as it can heat up fairly quick. A little dry time helps it quite a bit. Great as is or mix with a little burley for more body to the smoke. Give it a try and you may find quality doesn’t have to cost a lot.
4 out of 5
Pleasantly surprised.
I received this as a free gift with one of my orders. I wasn't really expecting much from it, but I have really been enjoying this. This is a very nice VA & Perique flake, especially considering it's pouch tobacco.
4 out of 5
B+
Quite simply, this is a good tasting flake at a very reasonable price. This makes it a good choice for me.
4 out of 5
Value VAPer
Very nice for a pouch tobacco. Easily rubbed out, stays lit decently after drying a few minutes, and has a full flavor I wasn't expecting out of a pouch. A nice VAPer for a good price.
5 out of 5
Two Words. Oh My!
I wanted to get away from Aromatics and one thing that topped it for me was the price for this pouch. After reading the reviews on it I decided to pull the trigger on it. Well the rest is history I wish they offered this one in bulk. I love the strength of this VaPer. Now the wife does not like the room note at all and quickly ran to the other side of the house so I will have to make this one my shop tobacco but man is the flavor there. If you are looking into getting out of the Aromatics try this, it will totally change it for you. I think I might just order 4 more for next month and start cellaring it.
5 out of 5
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth
As reported by another P&C customer , I received a pouch of this in a grab bag. Running low on my standard go to Granger Burley, I reluctantly decided to try this freebie. What a pleasant surprise! I enjoyed this so much that at the time of this writing I have entered an order for 10 pouches. As the pouch says, "best enjoyed with the fellows", so it's not a lady pleaser, but who cares?? Would be nice if it was available in bulk.
5 out of 5
All Day!
I got this in a grab bag from P&C, it is excellent. It does not have a bite and is just a smooth smoke. This could easily be an all day for me. Breaks up easy too. Its affordable and I will be buying some my next order. Someone already said it, but I wish they sold it in bulk.
5 out of 5
Eightrack
Yeah it’s really good tobacco.
4 out of 5
Flakey Update
Update to my earlier review - this stuff is really good, and after smoking the first bowl I was having some intense déjà vu, despite never having tried a VaPer before. The next day, lighting up with my workbench work-a-day whiskey aromatic, I realized that my humdrum blend was actually pretty strongly weighted with Virginia. That, in turn, made me appreciate the black cavendish forward aromatic I smoked later. Just one bowl of VaPer and my palate realizes that there are individual trees instead of just a big forest. Is there such a thing as TTD - Tobacco Tasting Disorder? My curiosity is still at the breadth-not-depth stage - I have yet more trees to discover, it seems. An awful experience with SWR made me turn my back on burley, but now a good experience with a good VaPer makes me want to revisit the whole burley thing. Keep exploring. Also, I must admit that I want to smoke flakes as flakes, not rubbed-to-ribbon-but-used-to-be-flake. Having to adapt my approach makes this a constant learning experience.
4 out of 5
Pleasant surprises
My first VaPer, my first flake, and an enjoyable introduction to this class of tobacco. Still learning the ropes, I was prepared to use this pouch to master flake loading and lighting, figuring that the price point was low enough to allow plenty of practice per penny. What was surprising, however, is the quality of the tobacco. This is good stuff! If I hadn't decided to start with a good clean pipe I would've missed a lot of the Virginia's subtleties. I'm still experimenting, but this was a great starting point for my VaPer journey.
5 out of 5
i will buy again
good entry into vapers will buy again wish it came in bulk
5 out of 5
Not as flakey as I am.
Surprised and delighted with this Virginia flame. I think it resembles Orik and I call it a tie in a contest.
4 out of 5
Did a head to head comparison of two pouched Virginia perique blends.
So I did a little head to head comparison with this blend and the Country Gentlemen by Missouri meerschaum. Both of them were the only Virginia perique blend that I could find in a pouch. Drexel was the better of the two. It's still not as good as some of the higher-end Virginia perique Blends but very satisfying and very little to no tongue bite. It could stand to have a tad more perique but that's a personal opinion and says nothing bad about this blend.
5 out of 5
Enjoyable!
I am still new to flakes but this one is very forgiving of your bowl filling method. It is a nice looking flake, darker than others I have tried. You get spice on the tongue but no bite. Taste is more similar to PS blends then Orlick Golden. Very little aroma while smoking or in the pouch.
5 out of 5
Good Things Come in Little Packages
I am pleasantly surprised at the quality and smoking characteristics of this tobacco. Upon opening the package I could see the beauty and quality of the tobacco. It smokes very much like other fine Virginia flakes, and the Perique is toned just right for me. This is going to become one of my mainstays. Just plain old good!
4 out of 5
An outstanding all day flake
Needs to be jarred when it arrives. Perfect moisture straight out of the pouch. Flake has several shades of brown and some yellow tobacco. Because the flake is thin it rubs out to a nice mound of ribbons. Lights easy and burns down with no fuss. The nicotine level is on the medium plus side. The smoke has a full feel to it. The flavor of the smoke is not quite sweet but not bland either. This would make a good afternoon smoke. For me this flake has no bite with more flavor and smoke volume than Orlik Golden Slice Flake and a higher nicotine level.
5 out of 5
Drexel VII
In comparison to Orlick Golden Sliced: It rubs out and smokes the same. Drexel is darker in appearance and more pungent. Drexel has a "heavier" flavor. I do like it, but Orlick remains my favorite.
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