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Mac Baren Mixture Scottish

Mac Baren’s Mixture Scottish is a blend made from ready rubbed, fully-matured Virginia and golden brown Burleys, to which toasted Cavendish and unpressed Virginia has been added. Wonderfully aromatic, but not overwhelming, it’s the go-to tobacco for many discriminating pipe smokers. There's a reason why so many mellow aromatic fans around the world enjoy Mixture Scottish every day, Try it for yourself and find out.

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Overall Rating 4.74 out of 5 Based on 42 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Mac Baren Mixture Scottish”

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4 out of 5
A True Classic
Scottish Mixture has been around for decades, and it’s a great everyday smoke. On the mild side to my taste, but the ready rubbed medium cut burns well and has a pleasant aroma. pleasant aroma.
5 out of 5
Mixture Scottish
Great Blend, My go to Tobacco ,Smoke it Slow and Enjoy
5 out of 5
Bagpipes are here!
This is a great contrast, after a nice English blend, any blend. Don't let the word, "aromatic," clip your wings. It is a well constructed smoking experience, even for us va/per pluggers. Definitely an enjoyable, complex, smoking experience.
5 out of 5
Nice for winter...and beyond.
Rich. Biteless. Buttery.
5 out of 5
A great smooth burning flavorful
A great smooth burning flavorful smoke. Will be purchasing more.
5 out of 5
The hearty flavor and varying
The hearty flavor and varying notes throughout the bowl are quite satisfying. My wife loves the way this one smells as it burns.
4 out of 5
Good stuff, not for me.
I have decided I don't much like Scottish blends, I don't dislike them either, and this one is quite fine. but if Mac Baren can't make one I enjoy, likely no one can
5 out of 5
I have been smoking MacBarens
I have been smoking MacBarens Scottish mixture for 40 years. Have tried other brands but always come back to MacBarens.
5 out of 5
Good stuff
I ordered a couple of oz., smoked it, and then ordered a pound. nuff said.
5 out of 5
One of my favourites
Top notch tobacco with amazing flavour. The tin note reminds me of an English Breakfast Tea and the flavour changes throughout of vanilla, chocolate, cherry, coffee, and caramel. Lights and burns well. It’s in my current rotation of tobacco.
5 out of 5
Been Smoking this Mac Baren Scottish Mixture Since 1971
I started smoking a pipe in college in 1968. In 1970 I started working after class at a tobacconist near the campus. The most popular blends were mostly burley tobaccos which were loaded with "aromatics" which made for a pleasant "room note" but at the end of the day bit one's tongue like a rabid she wolf. The shop had a hundred or so caned varieties to choose from. the owner of the shop smoked Mac Baren's Golden Extra. he suggested I try one of the Mac Baren tobaccos. I tried the Scottish Mixture, and liked it. It has been my regular smoke ever since.
5 out of 5
My original favorite revisited 10 years later.
When I started smoking a pipe in 2007, this was the first quality blend that I smoked. It quickly became my favorite on account of the complexity of flavor that it left in my mouth. I slowly began to"step up" to more of what is considered advanced blends. (English and such) I soon forgot about Mixture Scottish and it faded from memory. Recently I decided to give it another try for old time sake after being reminded of it via an old pic of me smoking my pipe with the tin in hand. I received it in the mail a few days ago and my love for this blend has been rekindled to say the least. Rich flavors with the Virginia's up front, nicely complemented by burley and black Cavendish. The taste developes nicely throughout the bowl with the last third being my favorite. And the lingering after taste I love so much leaving earthy, woodsy, leathery, slightly sweet with a little pepper, flavors which leave you enjoying this smoke long after the bowl is finished(particularly on the exhale). Welcome home MBMS!!
5 out of 5
Mixture Scottish
Great smoke. Use it as my morning smoke. Burns even throughout. Nice room note. Would buy again.
4 out of 5
Dancing round the Scottish moor..
Upon first cracking the tin I was greeted by an over powering aroma of pumpkin pie and gingerbread glazed in some sort of too rich glaze like white chocolate. The confectionery note was unforgiving. I purchased the tin hearing it was a so-slight an aromatic I should rest easy; Here is where the story deepens. First the mechanics of the smoke were great. Packing, lighting and staying lit were in high form. This was welcome. I decided to jar up the blend and re-visit it next fall to see if it would lose some of it's edge. I kept staring at the jar. My cellaring barely lasted a week before I was reaching for it. It's not so entirely be-witched of its' essence but I'm taking some delight in it whist cursing it's confectionery witchery. I realize it's not a true Scottish blend as it lacks brown Cavendish. Call it what you please. I'm ordering more.
5 out of 5
Longtime User
I like it because it is medium strength and does not have an excessive aroma.
4 out of 5
Great Scot!
Great Scot!
5 out of 5
MacBaren Mixture (Scottish Mixture)
Always pleasant and cool smoking.
5 out of 5
Best Service Ever
Received my delicious MacBarrons Scottish Blend very quickly. Fresh and delicious. Thank you.
4 out of 5
Almost perfect
So far, this is one is my favorite.
5 out of 5
Always a good, solid smoke
I think one of the first tin tobaccos I ever bought was Mac Baren Mixture Scottish Blend. After reading that the tobacco had been on the market since 1958 and was one of the first aromatic tobaccos ever created, I just had to try it. I wasn't disappointed! Since that first initial smoke several years ago, I've kept coming back to Scottish Mixture. It's a nice staple in my rotation that I try to always keep on hand.
5 out of 5
Excellent Product!
I really like the Scottish blend. It is nutty, smooth, and even burning. At first light it has a fruity raisin like aroma. This mixture gives a distinct tobacco taste and is a great. I like that it is natural no frills. The Virginia no. 1 is also akine to this blend.
5 out of 5
Good Smoke
I have been enjoying MacBerens Scottish Mixture for forty plus years it is a consistant and reliablr tobacco. I am happy that I can buy it by the pound from Pipes and Cigars.com.
4 out of 5
The next best thing
I was a huge fan of "Scottish Ribbon" from the now defunct Connoisseur Pipe Shop in NYC. MacBaren's Scottish Mixture (loose) is the next best thing. In fact, it was suggested by a fellow pipe smoking acquaintance that the shop used this mixture and re-labeled it. Great flavor and cut, and just aromatic enough to satisfy the needs of the smoker who prefers English blends and wants to go aro to switch things up. MacB's never disappoints.
4 out of 5
Good shipment
Received order of two tins of Mac-Baren tobacco in a timely way. Plumcake was on back order, though. Hope it is back in stock soon.
5 out of 5
Beautiful mixture
I love this mixture it burns perfectly it's not to strong, not to mild just a little pepper and a tiny bit of smokiness, it's a great tobacco to load your pipe with morning, noon or night.try it you'll like it, I promise you.
5 out of 5
Mac Baren Mixture Scottish Blend
One of my go to blends when I want something lighter. Solid great all day smoke!
5 out of 5
Hoot man....Hoot
This is my first venture into Mac Baren tobacco and from the enjoyment of this blend....it won't be my last. Moisture is perfect....great natural taste with real tobacco flavor. Great with a morning cup of coffee to start the day. Also great in the evening with a nice single malt. I recommend you try this.
4 out of 5
excellent price and quick delivery
excellent price and quick delivery ..... will order again
4 out of 5
Excellent
Very smooth
5 out of 5
Good Stuff!
A pleasing blend of homogenous flavors. In my opinion, while described as an aromatic, it is not overpowering. It can burn a little hot if smoked too quickly. Great as a relaxing slow evening smoke, or for that fact, an all day smoke. I believe that this will find its way into my cache of permanent tobaccos. Even if your preference is non-aromatics, give this a try. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised as was I.
5 out of 5
Always excellent experiences purchasing from
Always excellent experiences purchasing from you website - what I want always in stock, great prices, delivery on time - Hans
5 out of 5
Nice smoke
Coming feom a person that prefers non aros, This is a nice smoking aromatic. What I enjoy about this tobacco is there is no added flavors drowning out the other tobaccos. This smokes a little on the hot side and I noticed I needed to slow it down a tad. The flavor is very nice, nice hint of citrus with a slight plum taste and nice spice. The flavors of this tobacco compliment eachother very well. The room note is alright, nothing crazy good smelling, but a decent mellow note. This is one I will keep in my rotation.
5 out of 5
An aromatic with a difference
So what do you like in a tobacco? Well until I had this blend I would have said that in aromatics, I prefer sweet flavorings that lean toward chocolate or other confections. So when I opened my bag from P&C and smelled the sourness that is almost cloying, I was worried. While sweet, I find this blend to have a sour almost fermented note and taste that is a bit startling at first. For me, within just a few bowls I found myself craving that sourness, especially in the evenings. I smoke a pretty wide variety of aromatics, and while each has its own nuances, many are very similar- Capt. Black Reg, Lane 1Q, Lane RLP-6, Scottys Butternut Burley, Trout Stream- all are close siblings in my book. This blend is different, and I think it is the sour/fermented note that does it. You'll either love it or hate it, but you should try it if you like aros. I get NO bite from this even if I rush, and that is saying something because I can even make Butternut Burley bite if I am in a hurry. The longer I have this on my shelf, the more I find myself reaching for it. If you are looking for an aromatic that isn't in the same immediate family as 1Q, Capt Black and Butternut Burley, give this one a shot. Your milage may vary, but right now, this is a 5-star blend for me.
5 out of 5
Great Mild Aromatic
This is a great tobacco. To be honest, this doesn't really have the taste of a traditional aromatic for me. It has a cedar-y woodsy flavor that is quite natural and very subtle. It's certainly a dry, cool, relaxing smoke.
5 out of 5
Service and shipping
The service was great and shipping was fast. As for the mixtures I am very satisfied. Very enjoyable.
5 out of 5
Good stuff.
I haven't smoked the Scottish mixture in many years, decades perhaps, and gave it a try for a walk down amnesia lane. As with just about all Mac Baren's, this was a quality smoke. It lighted easily, stayed lit, and burned to fine ash in the bottom of the bowl. Although I enjoyed it, and finished all I bought, I found that it just didn't suit my tastes. Perhaps this is because I've moved into the heavier Latkia tobaccos for everyday use. I'll give it five stars for quality and smoke-ability, it just won't find a place in my regular rotation. If you like Scottish type blends, or just want to branch out, I would highly recommend it.
5 out of 5
MacBaren's Scottish Mixture
Great blend! Have smoked since my prep school days, and always found all the MacBaren's Blends outstanding. We featured them weekly at my tobacco shop {The Havana Room] at our Thursday night tastings.
4 out of 5
Good Smoke
Considering it wasn't my type of blend I did enjoy it. Good taste and nice room aroma.
5 out of 5
Good with Scotch but Better with Irish Whskey
A good blend puff light and rub out before lighting. Close to Symphony but a fuller smoke. The good typical Mac Baren Aroma little Sour but sweat. Always good nicotine level. This blend is good with Scotch but better with Irish whiskey.
5 out of 5
A very enjoyable smoke...
I am not a fan of aromatic blends in general but this blend is a pleasant departure from the norm....no goopy mess in the bowl, fingers not sticky from topping, good honest tobacco flavor with a very pleasant room note. I have a Royal Danish that I dedicated to this blend because of its deep but narrow bore...my preference of course. I recommend rubbing out the big pieces and let it air dry for 1/2 hr before smoking...not too tight in the bottom and go somewhat slow...it is after all a Mac Barens blend and if pushed too hard, will bite.
4 out of 5
A nice moment
I don't care much for aromatics because they can be too sweet, but Scottish Mixture is nice evening moment. Always rubbed out and air dried about 20-30 minutes just before. Smokey smooth.
5 out of 5
A great Tobacco!
An excellent consistent tobacco. I have enjoyed this blend for forty+ years. It can be hard to find at regular pipe shops. I am so happy I have found Pipes&Cigars online to supply this favorite blend.
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This is currently my favorite tobacco, and I can see how the other reviewers go months without smoking anything but Mixture. Regardless of what your go-to smoke is, every pipe smoker needs to give this at least 3 bowls before moving on. It’s an incredibly satisfying smoke with good body and smooth mouthfeel. I know it’s technically an aromatic, but I have a hard time thinking of it that way. I’d liken the experience and aroma (not necessarily the taste) to freshly baked whole grain bread. The Virginias in the ready-rubbed flake are the star, but the burley and cavendish give it warm, toasty undertones. The balance of bright and warm is perfect with a hint of sweetness and creaminess. You definitely have to smoke it slowly to get the full beauty of the flavor. Like everyone says, you get something slightly different each time depending on how you pack, which is just enough variation to keep it interesting, yet the flavor remains surprisingly consistent and distinct. It’s unfortunate others have experienced some bite—it hasn’t bitten me once, but then I’ve been smoking it in smaller, narrower bowls. It burns well to a clean, fine, white ash all the way to the bottom of the bowl.
Wonderfully smooth! Enjoyed this all last winter, plan on doing the same this year.
Pretty good stuff! I think I detected a slight fruity aroma and taste while I smoked it.