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Half and Half


Long called Burley and Bright, Half and Half has proven to be well liked by pipe smoking masses. This tobacco delivers a cool burning, flavorful smoke made of fine quality domestic Burley and bright, sweet, Virginias with a modest, pleasant top note A cargo of contentment in each bowl.


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12 Ounce Can In Stock $36.66
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Overall Rating 4.35922330097087 out of 5 Based on 103 Ratings

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5 out of 5
Old Standby
This tobacco holds good memories of my Grandfather. It's a go to for me.
5 out of 5
Half and Half is a winner!
I've been comparing all the OTC's, PA, SWR, HH, Velvet and CH, and I've found Half and Half to be the most enjoyable and flavorful, while still mild and no bite. Velvet and Carter Hall not as flavorful yet very mild. Excellent smokes but not very complex in flavor. Very straight forward and simple. Sir Walter and Prince Albert a bit stronger, more bite and more flavor. Half and Half is in the middle with a nice burley taste and subtle complex flavor that is very appealing. Definitely going to be a regular for me as a PC customer. Delivery is fast and tobacco always fresh.
5 out of 5
Half and Half satisfies.
Half and Half keeps tugging me back for another bowl. More and more I'm getting away from aromatics and all the big deal tobaccos. Half and Half is truly an all day smoke reminiscent of days gone by and simpler times. I revisit the days of my dad smoking HH in his wood shop and the times we shared there as a kid. It's a mild, bite free tobacco that doesn't leave a sore mouth or bad aftertaste like highly-flavored potpourri varieties. Nothing compares to a fresh bowl of Half and Half in my favorite pipe at the end of the day. A true classic pipe tobacco that's is the heart of what I love about pipe smoking!
4 out of 5
Its ok...
Ive had carter hall, its pretty close to the same to me. Mild, easy to keep lit. Good taste. Prob buy again at some point.
4 out of 5
Nice smoke, classic flavor, nothing stellar
I like Half & Half because it sort of clears your palette after a lot of heavier blends. I will always keep some around.
5 out of 5
It's my husbands favorite! He's
It's my husbands favorite! He's always happy when I get it for his birthday, Christmas, etc
5 out of 5
Purchase from Pipes and Cigars
Item was reasonably priced and received fast shipping. Plan on doing business with them again.
3 out of 5
NOT AS GOOD AS I
NOT AS GOOD AS I THOUGHT IT WAS 50 YWARS AGO
3 out of 5
HALF & HALF
USED TO SMOKE IT YEARS AGO. TRIED IT A FEW YEARS AGO AND IT WAS BAD. SAW A COUPLE OF GOOD REVIEWS ON IT RECENTLY SO I DECIDED TO TRY IT AGAIN. I THINK IT’S BETTER THAN THE ORIGINAL. GOOD SMOKE NOW.
5 out of 5
great smoke
smokes great burns good great price
5 out of 5
Half&Half
Right up there with the finest drug store blends. This is also a versatile and forgiving blending component. Some kind of very light topping that's hard to discribe, but, doesn't get in the way of the tobacco. What everyone else said => There is a reason this is still around.
5 out of 5
Half and Half
I had changed to smoking good stuff because of the cost difference, then discovered I could get half and half online for less money than good stuff costs locally in stores
5 out of 5
Very pleased with order
Very pleased with order
4 out of 5
Go to OTC
One of my favorite OTC tobaccos.
5 out of 5
Good stuff Maynard
Very fresh, good value.
5 out of 5
Significant savings brought to your door.
The purchase of half and half was for my husband. However, I'm responsible for the budget. I searched diligently for quality, savings, and convenience. The purchase from pipes and cigars met all my criteria plus more!
2 out of 5
Not a fan
I mix it with other tobacco to make it more palatable. I bought too much. I'd recommend a pouch if you want to give it a try. Weird topping taste.
5 out of 5
Like an "old friend"...
I've smoked this tobacco for 55 years and in the last few years come back to it often...As with other selected OTC tobaccos, This stays in my rotation of aromatics regularly. The newest version from Lane(STG) is a bit "softer" and "rounder" than the Pinkerton version, and I like this newest version better... Smokes well in any size pipe and while, for me, not an all-day smoke, could be so.
5 out of 5
Good stuff
I like it,Good mello smoke with very little tongue bite.
5 out of 5
Your All Day Companion
For a "drugstore" blend, Half and Half is one of the greats. I love blends like this that have been around for so long that family members smoked this 50+ years ago. This is reliable, cool smoke that has an appealing and intriguing spice note that to me, tastes like history. Per the maker's website, there are hints of cardamom, coriander and maze. I'm not sure I would have been able to identify these specific spices on my own, but, regardless, it works and works very well. These flavors are subtle and never become tiresome. Half and Half is easy to pack, easy to light and easy to keep lite. The only downside for me is the packaging specifically, the pouch. It is difficult to open and to keep closed after loading a pipe. That aside, this is a classic taste of yesteryear that makes for a great all day companion!
5 out of 5
Half & half ....smooth
First time smoking half & half, so smooth and burns great. I love it
5 out of 5
Always have to buy more!
One of my favorites at a low cost!
5 out of 5
Good, all-day smoke
An excellent product at a great price. Not up there with Carter Hall (in my opinion) and just a little short of Sir Walter Raleigh. It has an underlying, pleasant and slightly sweet tobacco taste. Not quite an aromatic but far superior to Captain Black and Borkhum Riff. Like Carter Hall and Sir Walter Raleigh, it can be smoked all day and if I only had Half and Half to smoke, I wouldn't be unhappy.
5 out of 5
Half n half
I have smoked half n half for more than 20 years and it never grows old
5 out of 5
Half and Half Tabacco at excellent pricing
Quality product at excellent pricing and great delivery.
4 out of 5
Decent smoke
Your grand dads smoke. Old school smoke, burns nicely, aroma is about like a cigar, nothing special. Good smoke while working, hunting or fishing.
5 out of 5
OTC Codger blend with a Christmas aroma and no bite!
OK so ever since Scandinavian Tobacco purchased Half and Half the quality has improved ten fold. Open the tub and you are greeted with Christmas spices and aroma which does not really translate into the taste but does add a sweetness that compliments the Burley and Virginia. No bite on this new version. Think Carter Hall but with a true Christmas spice room note that will win over the non smokers. $23 for 12 ounces? A steal in this day and age. Try it and see why our grandfathers were satisfied with a tin of H&H,a warm fire and Roosevelt on the radio telling them we won the war....
2 out of 5
Less value than expected.
Good flavor, but far too much dust, had to throw out half the content as dust.
5 out of 5
Professor Castellani
As usual on time and in excellent shape. Thanks for the new pipe.
5 out of 5
An Old Favorite.
This was the first tobacco I smoked over 60 years ago. Brings back great memories.
5 out of 5
Rest in peace
Gerard passed away and did not have a chance to use the tobacco he purchased.
2 out of 5
Half & Half
Haven't really had a chance to get into it, did smoke one bowl of it and for me it just wasn't my favorite. Has a cherry chocolate smell in the pouch, and a really strong sweet after taste. I'm more of a English guy myself though. For aromatic lovers this might fit into y'all's rotation perfectly.
5 out of 5
Good affordable tobacco
Excellent affordable tobacco. I mix it with captain black gold.
5 out of 5
Classic Burley
Half and half is my everyday burley smoke.A real value for a 12 oz tin.This Baccy burns cool,stays lit,an provides that nutty burley flavor.A classic!
5 out of 5
Perfect
I will be buying more.. Thank you
4 out of 5
Half and half
I like it but my wife doesn't like the smell
5 out of 5
Great tabacco
Great smoking Tabacco. Smoked it for over 45 years , still my only brand .
5 out of 5
Great service.
Great service.
5 out of 5
Clarence Engbrecht
I really enjoys the half and half. We just reordered it.
5 out of 5
Great On-line buy
Great price with excellent delivery
5 out of 5
product was awesome and it
product was awesome and it arrived on time
5 out of 5
Great burley smoke!
Another must try Classic tobacco.Enjoyed the taste,it's nice to take a break from heavy flavored tobacco,and smoke a smooth nutty burley flavor like this.Half and half is a terrific no nonsense burley smoke.Half and half is a must try classic.
5 out of 5
My Standard
I started smoking a pipe when I was 12 years old and now I'm almost 69 so do the math for how many years it's been. Over those many years I've smoked many tobaccos. Some good, some not so much. But the one tobacco that I always come back to and is indeed THE blend for me is Half & Half. Are there better blends out there? You bet. But there is just something about H & H that keeps drawing me back. It may be that sort of unidentifiable tin note or maybe the cut of the blend and how nicely it packs into the bowl of a pipe, or the nutty, semi-sweet taste of the blend with no bite or maybe all of the above. Whatever it is, it doesn't really matter. To me smoking this blend is pure enjoyment. This has been "My blend" for over 50 years and will remain my blend for the next 50.
4 out of 5
Good Memories
Still the decent pipe tobacco I started with some 50 years ago!
5 out of 5
A cargo of contentment
Always pleasant and satisfying. Never fails to deliver pipe smoking enjoyment.
5 out of 5
Half & Half = Great taste at a good price
I have been a Half & Half customer for about 12 years the price and home delivery of P&C makes it that much more enjoyable! Thank you all.
5 out of 5
Quality, affordable tobacco.
Quality, affordable tobacco.
4 out of 5
A Pleasant Surprise!
I am pleasantly surprised with the overall quality improvement of Half & Half tobacco as a result of the Scandinavian Tobacco Group taking over this popular American Drug Store blend. As a avid Virginia Flake Smoke, I tried this tobacco 38 years ago when I first started smoking a pipe and found it to burn hot and fast with a limited amount of flavor. I really like this new stuff---it's like seeing an old friend, and I am going to keep it in my rotation of Orlik, Gatsby, Erinmore and other stuff.
5 out of 5
Half&Half
Great product. More importantly, great service from P&C.
5 out of 5
Great tobacco for the price
One of the classic drug store blends, Half & Half is my everyday smoke.
3 out of 5
My MIX
Some time ago I mixed up a leftover bag of Super Value Cherry and some Half & Half ( thats been sitting around for Awhile ! ) and it smoked/tasted Dang Good ! Wife even said " Now that smells decent !! " as I'm setting out on the front porch. Smoke this ' Mix ' in my collection of various Savenelli Hercules pipes.
5 out of 5
Half & Half is "old school" goodness and there's nothing halfway about it.
I've been smoking Half & Half for over 46 years. It's always been one of my "go to" smokes and is one of my preferreds for breaking in a new pipe, be it briar or cob. But, I'm puzzled, frankly, over some the comments. There's nothing aromatic about Half & Half. It's just plain burley and Virginia. I don't smoke aromatics. Absolutely, at all. So, I'm puzzled by that. It's like Prince Albert or Carter Hall. But, different. I also smoke a lot of Prince Albert and Carter Hall. And when not smoking one of those "codger" blends, I tend to the latakia/virginia/oriental/turkish English type blends and when not smoking those, Virginia flakes.
4 out of 5
9/10, would buy again
Excellent tobacco, tastes good and smokes smoothly.
5 out of 5
Product sold at a fair
Product sold at a fair price, delivered quick.
4 out of 5
Good product.
Better than more expensive products. A bit too humid.
5 out of 5
excellent fast service
excellent fast service
5 out of 5
I love its smooth sweet
I love its smooth sweet flavor.
5 out of 5
Half and Half
A nice mild mixture for easy smoking and it stays lit, I usually get about 45 minutes on one fill and one match.
3 out of 5
Improved of Late
For a good while, Half and Half had suffered the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, and came away the worst for it. But since it was taken in hand by Lane/Scandinavian & Co, it has improved noticeably. Still rough compared to Prince Albert and Carter Hall, it has caught up to Sir Walter Raleigh and is now at least an average OTC blend. Now, if they’d only put it back in the original pouch rather than the current ‘packet’.
4 out of 5
Glad I tried it again!
This is my second review. I didn't really like this blend at first, but I decided to give it another try. I'm glad I did! I've been a pipe smoker for over two years now and my tastes have changed. Stuff I didn't like early on I like now, like this one! It smells nice in the pouch and tastes pretty good. This is now my favorite non-aromatic blend. It's a good everyday tobacco. Nice price too!
5 out of 5
I am enjoying the pipe
I am enjoying the pipe and tobacco I recently ordered. Great products at a great price.
4 out of 5
Consistently a smooth, cool smoke
Consistently a smooth, cool smoke with a pleasant note and after taste.
5 out of 5
P&C rocks
Always easy and a great experience
5 out of 5
PUrchase of Half-and-Half
I have purchased a few things (pipe tobacco, mainly) at P&C. I have absolutely no complains, and appreciate the fast way my shipments have arrived, just as I had selected them. P&C is, to me, a pillar for my smoking needs. I have been a pipe smoker for some 45 years, and only at P&C have I been able to obtain those tobaccos I used to buy here, in Puerto Rico, and which are no longer available. Thank you, P/C.
3 out of 5
Half and Half
Not nearly as pleasant as it was 20 years ago...kind of disappointed in this.
5 out of 5
Great Service
Small order -- quick and great service. Selection of pipe tobaccos is astounding, and I must try something other than Half & Half!
3 out of 5
A Great Go Anywhere,Do Anything blend
H&H is much better sinc the Scandinavian Tobacco Group picked it up. Almost like I remember from YEARS ago. had to drop it for a good while, just wasn't 'gettin' it'. but now it's a good basic no nonsense blend for me. I also keep a strong stash on hand of 4 parts H&H and 1 part C&D's Dark Burley blending tobacco, heck o f a kick. I hear it smells pretty Ok too , from my peanut gallery at home. (VEEEERRY IMPORTANT). As long as STG handles it I'll keep using it, 12oz. tub after tub
2 out of 5
It's okay
This tobacco has a really nice room note, but the taste is very bland. It seems to have an almost bitter taste to it, despite "sipping" the pipe while smoking.
5 out of 5
Pipes and Cigars rocks!!
So glad I found P & C, I live in a beautiful Town, however, the nearest tobacco shop is more than an hour away!! Excellent products & fast shipping. I've even given my friends your info. and they are very thankful. Only one complaint, my husband loved your version of "Four Seasons" and now it appears it is no longer available. Please bring it back!!! I thank you for your wonderful sevice and thank you for giving me the oppurtunity to express my input. Your feedback space is excellent as it doesn't limit the amount of room to post a comment. Blessings for the New Year! (would just love to see the Four Season's version comeback as my New Year's gift)
4 out of 5
A True American Classic Blend At A Great Price
If you're like me and enjoy lighting up a cob with some good ole Burley and just relaxing, then you'll enjoy Half and Half. This brand has been around since before FDR and has been a staple in the pipes of millions of smokers ever since its inception. There's a reason for its longevity: It burns smooth and has good flavor.--with no bite either. Oh, and it won't break the bank. So go ahead and try it. I think you'll be glad you did.
5 out of 5
Half and Half
I have been using this tobacco for many years. I consider it a semi-aromatic base which I find ideal to mix with an aromatic tobacco to produce a blend that is not too sweet and just right. Its suitability for this, being between an aromatic and non-aromatic totally justifies the name Half and Half.
2 out of 5
dried dark fruits
Half & Half pipe tobacco is for someone that is looking for a tobacco that is reminiscent of dried dark fruits. It's not for me but it might be for you.
4 out of 5
Half & Half Tobacco
An old times blend of burley & bright tobaccos that my Grandfather smoked in the 40s and 50s. I smoke it around my Dad, who very much appreciates its nostalgia. Nothing spectacular about this straight-forward tobacco: smokes smoothly, distinct aroma, mixes well with other tobaccos.
1 out of 5
didn't like
I found that I did not like Half & Half Pipe Tobacco. I have found that I like Captain Black Regular more.
3 out of 5
Not bad or great
Burns consistently with a dry aftertaste. The fruity aroma is inviting and the tobacco is robust enough have enough volume on the inhale. I'd really adore this if it were a touch sweeter while smoking like the pouch aroma would indicate.
3 out of 5
Cherry > Fig
This blend taste more like dried figs or plums than cherry. It taste more cherry than McClelland Dark Cherry Cavendish though! The taste and aroma of this blend definitely reminds me of a grandmother's purse or something similar to that. I don't think that I will buy this blend again.
4 out of 5
Take It or Leave it.
One tobacconist I know loves it, another hates it. I like it - if that can be considered middle ground.
3 out of 5
A nice change of pace
I've smoked a pipe off and on for 30 years and smoked more blends than I can remember. H&H is nutty and mild. You could inhale this without trouble. Although I don't encourage it. I still grab it for a quick smoke and use it as a base blending. I don't really notice a casing. It's not sticky with topping. Check out the half n half website for a 1 buck sample pouch coupon.
5 out of 5
Good Service
It came very quickly.
1 out of 5
First One to Go In The Trash
Good Day to All! I hope All are enjoying a pleasant pipe and a fantastic day. I agree with "Danial R.": "How can this have a four star rating???????? I can barely get through a bowl. Poor quality. Bad flavor. Burns hot. The second worst pipe tobacco I have ever tasted. Just above a generic cigarette on my flavor scale.' My sentiments exactly. I quit smoking cigarettes many years ago. Don't feel like starting again. I haven't thrown out any pipe tobacco yet. This will be my first. It somewhat annoys me that I paid $5.99 for it. And that's another thing. i don't find convenient store or tobacco store products to be inexpensive. P&C Now, that's where the deals are! I like to get their paper catalog, page through it while smoking a bowl, cirlcling the tobacco's and stuff that I want to try. And the shipping is mind boggling. For P&C I give 5 Stars.
5 out of 5
Great company to order from.
Great company to order from. Orders are processed quickly and shipped out very quick as well.
5 out of 5
Don't overthink it.
Smoking the current iteration. Arrived in good condition. Decent enough tobacco, cloying dross alcohol topping, no cherry to speak of. A good base to add blending burley and cut the PG to a tolerable level. Will purchase again.
2 out of 5
Sorry, grandpa
Ugh. This was my grandpa's tobacco and I had high hopes... but this was really disappointing. Dry and unpleasant.
1 out of 5
Just go buy a cigarette... it will taste the same at least it will be over faster.
Received this as part of the September Club shipment. How can this have a four star rating???????? I can barely get through a bowl. Poor quality. Bad flavor. Burns hot. The second worst pipe tobacco I have ever tasted. Just above a generic cigarette on my flavor scale.
5 out of 5
Purchase of Half and Half pipe tobacco
Your company is the only one I have found that I can purchase this half and half tabacco at a great price. Please keep this brand in stock and you will alway have someone to purchase your product. thanks
5 out of 5
completly satisfied
completly satisfied
5 out of 5
Wonderful Service!
Received it today. I have always liked Half and Half. The shipping was faster than expected. It came one day earlier.
5 out of 5
great tobacco good flavor burns
great tobacco good flavor burns slow good price. i smoke it on a regular. basis
5 out of 5
Half & Half
pure tobacco with outstanding flavor. And old favorite!
5 out of 5
First Time Jitters
first time buyer - very nervous - VERY HAPPY!!!
4 out of 5
Close to the original
I started smoking this around 1965, loved it, then when Pinkerton started making it I started searching for a replacement because Pinkerton ruined it for me, have tried some since Scandinavian started making it, they are doing a much better job, but not quite the same, but pretty close. Nobody seems to make a smoke as good as American did.
5 out of 5
will buy again
good choice !
4 out of 5
Great value.
I love the nutty aroma of H & H. Easy to smoke anytime.
5 out of 5
Tobacco purchase
Very happy! Quick shipping and the tobacco is great! Thanks!
5 out of 5
Well done.
my order was timely filled, accurate and complete. Thank you.
3 out of 5
Pleasureable Smoke
First try I didn't like it very much, as it was my first try at really smoking a pipe(much to learn). Have tried it a few more times since then interspersed with other types of tobaccos, and am enjoying it. Now I will use it periodically to keep the rotations interesting.
5 out of 5
Like An Old Friend
If you are looking for a good friend to drink with a beer on the back porch this is the tobacco for you. I enjoy a pipe full of Half and Half with a Genny Cream Ale on the porch almost every evening. Sure there are some who turn their noses up at Half and Half but it's a tried and true American classic. Nothing fancy here it's a t-shirt and jeans kind of smoke that isn't trying to impress anybody. I have dozens of tins and jars of tobacco stashed away but none of them are the all purpose workhorse that Half and Half is. This is an old time smoke to remind you that not everything needs to be expensive to be good.
5 out of 5
Great product great service
tried all local stores around my town didn't find my brand .found pipes and cigars .com and they had my very loved 1/2 & 1/2 . They are my 1st spot to buy smoking products Jeff w from wny
5 out of 5
Very happy with the whole
Very happy with the whole process. Will order from you again.
5 out of 5
Dad Loves his Half& Half
Dad Loves his Half& Half tobacco!!!
5 out of 5
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5 out of 5
half & half pipe tobacco
good seller
5 out of 5
Timely and convenient
Great products and reasonable prices
Customer Testimonials
Great tobacco! My daily for years!
I been smoking half and half on a daily basis for about three year's now I love it completely. I'm a poor man don't have have a fancy pipe like some folks do. I've been smoking it in a ten dollar pipe for the whole time I been smoking half and half but it's a good smoke. My grandpa been smoking it for forty years - cb trenton mo
I smoked this years ago when they were making half and half cigarettes (remember those?). They had a mild taste and wonderful aroma. I bought bulk, expecting the same experience. Not the same. Harsh taste with a bite. Aroma not inviting. What did they do?
Sorry, didn't see the fascination with this one. Tried it 3 or 4 times in a cob, and was always harsh, with a bite. Smoked it slow, and smoked it a little fast, with the same result. Seemed a little dry, so I put a humi-button in the pouch, and it did mellow it a bit, but just too harsh for me. Not knocking it for those who enjoy it, just not for me. PA is a better everyday for me.
This was one of the favorites of Civil War historian Shelby Foote, and I can see why. Completely unpretentious, yet not totally without nuance. Smokes best after about 30 minutes if drying time, and go slow!!! Or your tongue will be barbecued. Once you figure out how to smoke it you will reach for it time and again. Matt Berea, Ky.
Love the stuff and I will continue to buy it.
The best there is, hands down! This rendition of Half and Half is far superior to the Pinkerton version. If I could only smoke one tobacco this would be it.
This must be one of those "you either love or hate it"? I can't say that I'm on the "love it" side. Simply put, it was like smoking cotton candy. Both smell and taste. On the plus side, it was easy to light and burned very well. I think I will let this tobacco air on and see how it goes sometime down the road. Just too sweet for me.
I have been smoking pipes for about a year now and my tastes have changed during that time. At first I didn't care much for this one but now I like it and other Burley blends more. Nice aroma in the pouch and tastes pretty good. Pretty smooth with maybe a tiny bite if smoked too fast. Overall a good American classic!
Very good product and service.
This is a great pipe tobacco! I had a relative who smoked this when I was a kid and always liked the aroma. When I started smoking a pipe one of the first tobaccos I tried. I still enjoy it 40 some years later. Always fresh, has a great tin aroma. I have never experienced any bite and has a pleasant taste. This is one I love with my morning coffee.
Good smoke just don't like burley
I like it more than Carter Hall. Let it breath out of the tin and it smokes great.
This is my first time smoke Half and Half, very good, very smooth and delicious...
Half and Half is what my great grandfather smoked. I can remember sitting in his smoking room, watching him blow smoke rings, and reading the label out loud. When I read it he just leaned back in his chair and said, "Yep. Good ol' Half and Half. I've been smoking it for years and years". Now that I'm a pipe smoker I love it. It is now my go to blend. My wife loves the room note. A great tobacco for any time, any where.
My grandpa smoked it when I was a kid in 1980 I still remember that smell. Well I just started smoking a pipe about 30 days ago. I had order a lot of different tobaccos 6 total didn't like none of them . Went to my local tobacco store and seen a old friend of grandpas (half & half ) sure glad I found it!!! Love this stuff!! Go try you some old school tobacco. Hope you enjoy it!!
When I began smoking a pipe, I purchased a small selection of pipes, as well as a healthy variety of so-called "premium" tinned tobaccos. Also, I purchased of few American over-the-counter, or, "drugstore" blends - Half and Half being one of them. Fast forward to the present day, and Half and Half has become my daily smoke. The expensive tinned tobaccos were all very fine, sure, but Half and Half seems to have stood the test of time for a reason. It's got a smooth, nutty flavor (thanks to the Burley) and the Virginia tobaccos give it a hint of sweetness. Half and Half does have a casing, but not so much that I would call it an "aromatic" - just a classic American pipe blend. Don't let the unique casing/aroma of Half and Half put you off - it really adds something to the smoke. Give this tobacco a few bowls, and it may become your everyday smoke, too. Try some Half and Half, and let's keep this classic American tobacco alive.
Hadn't smoked this since late 70' or early 80's. Bought it because it's cheap. Mild taste and light aroma. I have had a hard time getting it to burn good. I left a couple ounces out last night and it's a little better. Will l use it to blend with. Not a bad tobacco but probably won't buy any more for a good while. Wouldn't discourage anyone from trying it. It's an old time American blend.
VERY GOOD PIPE TOBACCO - SMOOTH - I HAD AN OLD FRIEND - 78 YEARS OLD WHO CREATED HIS OWN BLEND WITH MIXTURE #79 (40%) - HALF AND HALF (40%) AND A MILD CHERRY TOBACCO (20%) - MIXED IT UP REALLY GOOD - TURNED OUT TO BE A GREAT SMOKING TOBACCO. HIS LAST NAME IS BEAVER - SO I CALL IT THE BEAVER BLEND - IF YOU GET A CHANCE TO TRY IT - IT MAY BECOME A DAILY SMOKE #3 OR #4 ON MY LIST OF FAVORITE. PIPES AND CIGARS IS MY FAVORITE SITE TO PURCHASE PIPE TOBACCO AND CIGARS. GOD BLESS AMERICA AND ALL OUR AMERICAN MILITARY WORLD WIDE. THANKS
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