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MATCH Elizabethan (New Name - Match Victoria) Pipe Tobacco
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MATCH Elizabethan (New Name - Match Victoria)

This is a match to Dunhill's Elizabethan Mixture. A variety of sweet Virginias are pressed and slightly darkened, then tumbled into a ribbon-cut, which are then blended with fine Louisiana Perique for a piquant flavor. Dunhill fans may miss Elizabethan Mixture, but MATCH - Elizabethan is here, and at a very comfortable price.

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Overall Rating4.43 out of 5 Based on 44 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “MATCH Elizabethan (New Name - Match Victoria)”

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5 out of 5
Ages beautifully!
This blend ages into something wonderful! I just opened up a year old jar, and the blend has completely transformed into an even better smoking experience. I still have two one year old pounds packed away, and I'm anticipating great results as more time passes. Do yourself a favor and put a couple of pounds of Match Elizabethan in your cellar, you will thank yourself over and over again!
5 out of 5
Amazing blend. I love it.
Amazing blend. I love it.
5 out of 5
Try This Va/Per Blend
This has become my every day pipe tobacco blend. It is fragrant without being cloyingly sweet, and I have noticed no tongue bite from the Virginia. The aroma in my humidor, or a freshly opened bag reminds me of dried fruit with maybe just a hint of hay. And of course, the price is right.
4 out of 5
Mild and Tasty
A very nice, mild, tasty smoke!
5 out of 5
Great strong VaPer!
Wonderfully, spicy perique taste complimented by a smooth virginia, if you like VaPers, try this!
5 out of 5
This blend is a home run!
Let me start off by saying I have never tried the original Elizabethan. Having said that this is outstanding. I was looking to move away from aromatics and this was such a treat. You definitely taste a delicious mixture of the sweet Virginia with just a touch of spice from the Perique. I am going to order more of this!
5 out of 5
An outstanding smoking experience!
This is an incredible smoke, rich and sweet right from the git go. I like it so much that I bought two pounds of it, to jar up in pints and allow to age. For me, this blend is magic in a small diameter tall bowl. It allows for the flavor to develop into an incense, about a quarter of the way down. I smoked this in a small diameter tall bowl churchwarden, that I made myself (I'm a pipe maker). The ratio of Virginia to Perique is perfect, and give an incredibly rich and sweet smoke. Both components are very high quality, and make for an outstanding smoking experience. I've smoking a pipe for 40 years, and I've been getting nervous about all the regulations heading our way. I've been cellaring away a large amount of tobacco, and Match Blends make it easy and affordable. You guys hit a home run with this one, I may have to put even more of it down!
5 out of 5
Nice smoker
Good smoke loving this blend. Great alone or mixed. is a great daily smoker. Thanks for offering this blend.
5 out of 5
Loved the taste.
Smooth and good flavor.
4 out of 5
Good smooth smoke
Good smooth smoke
4 out of 5
Stands on its own.
Not a match to Elizabethan. But it's a good blend and stands on it's own.. and a enjoyable smoke .
3 out of 5
Doesn't Match Well
Everyone's taste is different, of course, but I didn't think the Match Elizabethan was a very close match to Dunhill Elizabethan Mixture. It smelled different in the bag and didn't taste as mild to my palette. It also seemed to have a acrid after-taste. I tried it in several pipes to be sure it wasn't the pipe, but it was the same in all of them. On the plus side, it's a pleasant smoke, except for that after-taste that appeared when it got near the bottom of the bowl.
4 out of 5
Good blend
I have enjoyed this blend on several occasions and it smoked and tasted very close to the original.
4 out of 5
Good smoke for the price.
Good smoke for the price.
5 out of 5
an excellent smoke tasty and
an excellent smoke tasty and mild
4 out of 5
Very close to the original.
Very close to the original.
5 out of 5
Stands on its own
Never had the original Elizabethan but enjoy this smoke
5 out of 5
My EDS (Every Day Smoke)
For the last decade or more, I've been a fan of Virginia Perique tobacco blends. They have a distinct aroma both in the can, and as they are smoked, without the sometimes cloying sweetness of some cheap aromatic tobacco blends. Match Elizabethan has plenty of perique and enough naturally sweet Virginia leaf that it doesn't need much top dressing I suspect it has some, however, for it has an identifiable, almost fermented aroma, or that of dried fruit or flowers that's hard to pin down. Whatever the manufacturer does, is done well. I recommend Match Elizabethan to anyone.
5 out of 5
A Tribute to England's Greatest Monarch
Mine came in today,and it's really good.I enjoy the big leafy shreds of tobacco found in my order.I last smoked Elizabethan mixture two decades ago, and don't have much recall about it then.Some grouchy smokers I know may refuse this due to the fact that it is not made by Murray's,and for no other reason. I say to try it.One the leaves marry to each other, it will be even better.
3 out of 5
Hark! Forsooth, Match Elizabethan Mixture doeth please thy spirit
A very good mixture; though my pallet prefers Match Presbyterian, I will occasionally alternate with Match Elizabethan just to mix it up a bit. Really closer to a 3 1/2 Star Rating as a smoking experience.
5 out of 5
A Pleasant Surprise
A purchase of Match Elizabethan on a whim and I was surprised. It was a tame blend with just enough character to pass on some flavor with a bit of finish that got me to make a note of ordering more.
5 out of 5
Tasty vaper, never had dunhills
Tasty vaper, never had dunhills version
4 out of 5
great tobacco for nicotine content.
So I bought 3oz. of this one, and four other ones. I switched over to smoking a pipe from cheap cigars, that I would inhale. I don't inhale with the pipe, and with Match Elizabethan, I don't feel the need to either. I took away one star, only because it burns a little too fast. Happy piping.
4 out of 5
Elizabethan Match
It doesn’t have the strength of Dunhill Elizabethan, but it has an excellent flavor. The perique is forward enough, but the Virginias are just very fine. An excellent daily smoke, but it’s not exactly a one to one replacement for the Dunhill. Still, on its own it’s very good, and I will order it again.
4 out of 5
Elizabethan
To me it isn't the same, and yet, a delightful tobacco. Tell Russ I have enjoyed the tobacco. A touch of Picyune boosted the strength. You guys are great! Thanks for your efforts- bravo!
5 out of 5
Very good
This blend does not taste like Dunhill Elizabethan, it is in my opinion much better but then I don't much care for Elizabethan. Match is a bit more mild with less nicotine and not as much perique.
5 out of 5
Match Elizabethan
I'm dumbstruck. I've always been a Dunhill supporter and dare I say this? But....I think I prefer the Match Elizabethan over the original Dunhill. Smooth and rich, it's a win-win.
5 out of 5
New favorite
I had never really been the biggest fan of VaPers, but after seeing a review of Dunhill Elizabethan on Stuff and Things on YouTube, I thought I would try it. Due to availability and price, I chose the Match Elizabethan. It is an excellent smoke with no flaws as far as I'm concerned. Rapidly becoming my favorite go to blend. Five stars.
5 out of 5
Excellent Alternative, Price Is Right
I'm a cheap bastard. I admit it. So if you're looking for a top notch pipe tobacco, and don't want to pay the price of tinned blends for your every day smoke, then get Match Elizabethan, especially if you're a VaPer enthusiast like I am. If I had a bigger humidor, I'd buy it by the pound.
2 out of 5
Forget it. Bad mix.
I was disappointed in this blend. Smelled bad and tasted bad. I would not order this again
4 out of 5
Maybe A Little Much For Some But Good!
If you're a perique lover then this one's for you, the flavoring and aroma of this blend is obviously dominated by it down to the peppery tongue and nose tingle. This blend is a good one for the VaPer fans but may be a little over the top with perique for those who want a more mild smoke. The aroma of the "Match Elizabethan" reminds me of some of the incense that we burned back in the 70's and while it's not bad it's not at the very top of my flavor profiles that I would prefer, I like perique but I don't want it to completely dominate the other ingredients of the blend which in this case are the virginias in the mix. I think that I would prefer the perique to be used as a condiment rather than the main course, much like it is in the "Match Nightcap" blend.
3 out of 5
Strong
Just to strong for me. Big time tongue bite.
5 out of 5
VaPers own me
I bought 4 lbs of this based on the reviews and am thrilled with it. My only complaint is it seems to be disappearing mighty fast. -Bravo Sutliff!
5 out of 5
Very good match! I like it better!
I had the Dunhill's Elizabethan, but never the Murray's original version. So I can't compare this match to Murrays. Compared to Dunhill's Elizabethan. I like this Sutliffs match better than Dunhill's version. Taste is similar. However this match just has a little more going on that I like. This being cheaper is also a bonus!
5 out of 5
Nice
Pretty doggone close.
5 out of 5
the match is close enough...
the taste is similar to the dunhill, just not as intense...i love it; it's an everyday burn...i'm trying a 3-1 blending of this with a tin of elizabethian...if dunhill bolts the scene they better not stop making this match blending...i'm buying it pounds at a time...
5 out of 5
A Wonderful Smoke.
A great relaxing smoke. A little sweet, and a hint of peppery spiciness. Mild but plenty of flavor. The aroma out of the bag puts me in mind of an old-time mixture without all manner of flavorings and additives. I really like this mix, it has become one of my favorites.
4 out of 5
A favorite
This is one of the few tobaccos I've bought more than once. Deep and bright in flavor - almost tangy. Hope it sticks around because we're tearing through it.
5 out of 5
Decent vapor
I've never had the original but this was a good straight forward tobacco. It was a little to peppery for my tast.
3 out of 5
good smoke
Medium cool smoke. Burns well. Earthy, nutty flavor. Have other blends I'll probably go to first.
4 out of 5
Exactly as expected
I have smoked a locally made blend for many years and got an itch to try some others to refresh my memory or "see what's out there." I find Match Elizabethan fully comparable to the original. It is fairly bright, with a toned down sweetness thanks to the darkening and "picquant" is exactly the right word for the the taste the perique adds. It would be 5 star but just wasn't the taste I was looking for.
5 out of 5
Nice relaxing English style
Very enjoyable, great in the morning with my coffee.
5 out of 5
Match Elizabethan
Got this because I love Dunhill mixes. I can say that you nailed this mixture. It is everything that I would expect from Dunhill except the price! Definitely something that I will reorder in the future.
3 out of 5
Elizabeathan Match
Its a tasty smoke, not near as good as Dunhill version...seems to be missing a bit of the perique bite. Dunhill Elizabethan is easily my favorite all day every day smoke...the Match is " close " but a bit flat... I ended up mixing it 66% with Daughters and Ryan Picayune 33% and beefed it up just a touch and found that it was an enjoyable smoke...though it is not equal to the Dunhill.
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