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MATCH Walnut

Walnut was a classic American-style English blend made of  nutty Burley, delicate Virginias, rich Kentucky, mellow Maryland, earthy Turkish and smoky Cyprian Latakia. It dated back to the 1800s, but recently vanished. The legacy of this all-day type of blend lives on with MATCH - Walnut, and we're sure you'll enjoy this classic American English blend.

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Overall Rating3.77 out of 5 Based on 13 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “MATCH Walnut”

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4 out of 5
Not bad
I liked it somewhat but it really wasn't really what I expected .
4 out of 5
Great stuff!
Tire smell slight? Yes, inside the bag too, but none of the cinnamon. Some sweetness along with the small smokiness and faint tire smell of the Latakia. ] Nice blended Virginias with some sweetness and yellow hay come through immediately. A little vanillish - is there black cavendish in here? (Apparently so, I had not expected it :) Ah, there is a bit of Latakia floating some smoke faintly over the top, very lightly. Sweetness ping-pongs around with slight grass notes while the burley/cavendish buzzing around seems to take overall dominance most of the time, just barely. A little nut at the back of the tongue some. Additionally, faint traces of Kentucky add a little tingle and trace of wood with the Turkish. Really get some afterglow of the Kentucky in the back of the nose just retrohaling out of the throat with no smoke. I do not know what Maryland is yet to have noticed it, if it is in there. I will have to research on that to come back and see if there is any detectable. There is also a faint Latakia in the blend in the background for me. Pretty interesting blend, sweet, and enjoyable. Interestingly, seems when bowl is very cool, I get more Virginia, when heated up more of the Cavendish and sweetness plays up. Zero management issues really. Burns pretty cool and very even keel. I did grow some real heat in the bowl when freight training it, but it is an instant relight if you make the mistake of letting it cool until out. Smelts down to a nice fine ash without a moisture issue. This could be an easy pick up for any time of day, or all day. Good stuff!
4 out of 5
Not sure if it's a match, but I enjoy it.
I have smoked the original and seem to remember a walnut-like smell to it. Due to ever-limiting broadband capability as well as encroaching senility, I can only say "seem to remember." Be that is it may, I was intrigued by what I read about Chestnut but did not want gamble on a whole jar. So I went for the Match Blend even knowing that a different blender was involved, and with the exception of Barking Dog, have only so-so results with these blend knock-offs My first whiff told me that "this could be the start of something big." It is an american style English which could be an all day smoke. For me it has become a favorite after dinner, two bowl smoke. This is due to the Latakia which I enjoy at the day's end. I do recommend this blend and feel that for the cost of a couple of ounces, it is worth a try.
5 out of 5
Match walnut tobacco
A wonderful English blend with a nice walnut finish. Very earthy, I believe I've found a new favorite tobacco
5 out of 5
A good one...
May not be like the original...don't know, never had it. But dang, this stuff is pretty good. Sweet, sour, tangy, spicy, nutty, earthy, and smokey...what's not to like? By far the best bulk blend I've ever tried, will buy and smoke plenty more.
5 out of 5
Heavenly
I will take this blend forsaking all others, till the end of time. I've tried hundreds of English blends, but this one rings all the bells. I pity non-smokers when I'm filling my bowl with Walnut. As my excitement grows while I'm anticipating my first draw, I fleeting wonder how empty life must be for someone who has never enjoyed a great pipe tobacco.
5 out of 5
Not a Match/Middleton comparison
If you are looking for a comparison to Middleton's Walnut, this is not the review for you. This is simply a review on Match Walnut. You see, I never had the chance to smoke Middleton Walnut. Apparently it was a pleasing smoke that many people enjoyed. I have never been into English blends much, but I decided to give this a try. I am glad I did. I really did enjoy this blend, and I would be willing to order more to keep in a jar. It is not overwhelmingly smoky like some English blends. It is what is described as an American English blend. I am fine with that. The oriental tobacco mixes wonderfully with the burley. If you are curious to give this a try, I suggest you at least try it. If you are familiar with Middleton Walnut, you might be disappointed or you might be surprised. All I know that is that I highly enjoyed this from first light down to final puff.
5 out of 5
Rating should be higher
I have never had the original, so can not compare, but I have stocked up on this as it is absolutely delicious and should be scoring higher. I wrote a much longer review while smoking this and will need to see if that actually gets posted. If not, I'll rewrite as close as I can to that original description from last week.
1 out of 5
Walnut
not as middleton's. Passable-will try again with another blend. Nightcap more perfect match
1 out of 5
Ummm...nope.
Like smoking the oak leaves from the backyard! Glad I only bought a little. Will try to blend it with ... something.
4 out of 5
Enjoyable!
Quite enjoyable! It compares to many English blends, which makes me happy!
4 out of 5
Match Walnut a good blend
Well I would have tried Walnut long ago if I knew it was basically an American English, burley and Latakia, a good fairly mild smoke and not too heavy on Latakia (like salt u don't need much)
2 out of 5
Not Walnut...
When I first heard that Middleton's Walnut was being discontinued, I was disappointed to say the least. When I saw that someone was going to try to match it, I was hopeful. But this ain't it. I wonder if the blender had even looked at or tasted the real thing. While the real walnut was a coarse, dense cut tobacco, this 'match' is mainly a ribbony, light cut. While the real is mainly a burly with just hints of the other tobaccos, this has an overpowering oriental flavor. While it's not a 'bad' blend per se, it's just not the Walnut that I was hoping to find.
Customer Testimonials
I never smoked the original so I can not compare. Latakia is enough to enjoy but not overwhelming. I had to smoke a couple of ounces before the other tobaccos started coming through. Has become one of the blends I prefer at night but it's also a good all day smoke for me. I will order more of this.
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