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Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic


Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic is a long-time American favorite blend of Burley and Virginia tobaccos that are enhanced by the addition of three fine liqueurs from around the world. It has a pleasant room note and a mellow, slightly-sweet flavor that can be enjoyed all day long. This time-honored American classic is a relaxing tobacco leaving an intriguing taste on your palate. Try Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic or the regular blend, and see why this brand has been a big part of the US pipe smoking landscape for decades and save with P&C's low prices!



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Overall Rating 4.49 out of 5 Based on 83 Ratings

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5 out of 5
Sir Walter Aromatic
Been smoking this for 30+ years. I'm a every day smoker. There's nothing better out there, and I've tried most of the rest.
5 out of 5
A delightful smoke and aroma
Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic is on the mark, a good all day tobacco you can smoke with no bite. The mild but aromatic tobacco is enjoyed by all who smoke.
1 out of 5
Up in smoke
What happened to the Sir? This aromatic used to be one of my favorites but now it is dry like lawn clippings left out in the sun and has no taste at all. The rabbit tobacco I smoked when I was a kid tastes better than this. What a disappointment!
5 out of 5
It has been my brand
It has been my brand for years
3 out of 5
Almost too mild
A nice lighter change up, but I prefer more full-bodied blends. Certainly not a bad smoke, would be a great starting place for someone new to pipes. Pro: the wife said the smoke didn’t ‘stink’! Con: that’s because the flavor isn’t very complex.
5 out of 5
Price of an OTC but smokes like a Premium
I love this tobacco. For a working man's smoke this one is so close to perfect that you could smoke it all day in the shop or just relaxing after work in your recliner. Opening the pouch you get a nice little note of almost a grapy leaf smell. This was by far one of the easiest to light tobaccos I have tried this year. Easy to char and easy to keep an ember without having to feel like you are breathing a wind tunnel through your pipe. I'll definitely be ordering a pouch or two of this one for the shop every month to keep on hand along with the premium tins. So if you are wondering whether or not to order this one I say give it a try you might just like it as much as I do and make it a staple for OTC tobacco to keep on hand.
5 out of 5
Sir Walter Raleigh aromatic
It’s the only tobacco I use and I love it. I have used it for over forty years.
5 out of 5
A Working Mans Shop Tobacco for Sure
I have tried this tobacco in two different pipes and the result is the same in both. When lit you get a nice bloom of smoke and smooth flavor of the tobacco itself. The flavor itself reminds me of the smell that you get when you drop in a fine tobacco shop, woodsy with a little hint of liquor. Though I would not say as strong as brandy but more of a cognac, the type that you can sip all day and never be unsatisfied. Overall I really, really enjoy this one for a everyday working smoke but not one of those that you would use winding down at the end of the day. Goes great with coffee though.
5 out of 5
Great! Who needs any other!
Low price and to me just as pleasing as other high priced tobacco's.
5 out of 5
Bought this after 3 months
Bought this after 3 months of back ordering. Will have to find another source of pipe tobacco. Never received any estimate of when or if order would be filled.
5 out of 5
Pipe taste
Great smooth taste and smell
5 out of 5
BobK
Haven't smoked swr original for awhile, always liked it. Didn't know what to expect from swr aromatic, ribbon cut, even burn and not overpowering. An enjoyable pipe tobacco.
5 out of 5
Very good, fresh in the
Very good, fresh in the container smoked it for years, can’t find it as easlily as in the past.
4 out of 5
Nice everyday smoke
This was my first experience with Air Walter Aromatic and I was really happy with it. Nice arkma, unlike a lot of Cavendish aromatics it had some depth and body to it without any tongue bite. All in all a great everyday smoke and one I will visit regularly.
4 out of 5
My Current Favorite
It's my favorite smoke right now
5 out of 5
Great tobacco- unchanged!
SWR Aromatic is just about my favorite drug store tobacco. Brings back happy memories whenever I open up the pouch. Sweet, mild and great flavor and aroma. This one, and the return of Amphora have made me extremely happy! So glad I found Pipesandcigars.com!
5 out of 5
It's the best
It's the best
5 out of 5
Tom's tobacco
Mild tobacco, great value for the price. Positive comments on the smell of it.
4 out of 5
An overall pleasure to smoke with a great taste and a very pleasant room note.
Been smoking pipe infrequently for 10+ years but recently started to get more versed in the quality and types of tobacco. Ordered a few blends that have stood the test of time. This one was one that I immediately enjoyed from the pouch note to the end of the bowl! The nose on this is of brown sugar with cocoa and the fruity liqueur used in the casing. Taste includes chocolate, some vanilla and I tasted some sweet orange. Surprised at the overall balance of taste throughout the whole bowl as well as how cool this burned. An overall pleasure to smoke with a great taste and a very pleasant room note.
5 out of 5
SWR AROMATIC BEST FOR THE MONEY
I have been smoking a pipe for 56 years and have tried many many tobacco's over the years and I picked SWRA for it's flavor, no bite, cut burns just right and most of all, the aroma, I have people ask me what tobacco I am smoking cause it smells so good, plus the price is not outlandish.
5 out of 5
Phenomenal OTC
This is just a wonderful, light smoke with light sweetness. It's become a favorite OTC. There are hints of anise and molasses, and something else I can't quite think of a comparison to, but it certainly smells and tastes of liqueur, though not overwhelmingly to say the least.
5 out of 5
Worth trying.
In all my many years, I had never tried this because it was an over the counter blend. This was a huge mistake because this is a very good blend. It has taste, but not overpowering.
5 out of 5
Good daily smoke
I'm fairly new to the piping world, but was pleasantly surprised by this blend. This is probably my favorite drugstore blend I've tried so far. This could easily be an all day smoke. Fills well, stays lit, mild taste, little to no tongue bite. Would recommend anyone to try if you haven't.
5 out of 5
Good tobacco. I wish you
Good tobacco. I wish you carried Union Leader, as it mixes well, takes the edge off and enhances the aroma.
5 out of 5
This SWR is a true Gentleman to me!
I have faithfully smoked this as my 'go to" tobacco since (I believe) 1969-70, when I initially discovered it. I occasionally smoke a custom blend or something else when I can't get my hands on SWR Aromatic, but I've yet to find anything that has lured me away. I find all of its characteristics pleasing and often get comments about the pleasant aroma - or that it prompts some fond memory - from 3rd parties, although I try to 'keep my smoke to myself' generally. Enjoyment is there for me whether it's 1 pipeful or many and, after all these years, I doubt I'll find anything that will usurp its #1 position with me. Thanks for making and keeping it available!!!
5 out of 5
smooth everyday
always smooth good for day and night everyday. never get tired of it. thanks
5 out of 5
Pleasant and consistent
I have been smoking this tobacco since 1978. I have smoked many different tobaccos over the years but only a few have satisfied me as much as this blend. It burns smoothly and evenly and has a sweet taste. It is consistent in delivering a very enjoyable smoke. I always keep this tobacco on hand and keep it in my rotation.
4 out of 5
Excellent
Great codger burley blend, a lightly cased aromatic.
5 out of 5
Very smooth smoke
Slightly aromatic. Very smooth smoke. Pleasant.
4 out of 5
Best tobacco
Best tasting, smelling tobacco I have ever used
4 out of 5
Great Product
I am not a long time pipe smoker just kinda smoke now and then. I liked the name so I thought I would give it a try.
3 out of 5
Lets just be friends!
Relatively new to pipe smoking and have started serious sampling of different blends. I have smoked this blend once and find it to be unimpressive yet a peaceful smoke. Nothing harsh and maybe I'm missing something because I'm still new to the greater perspective of large numbers of blends, but this blend is nice. Which is why I rated it 3 stars.
3 out of 5
Not for me
I've heard mixed reviews and decided to try. For me it was a very temperamental tobacco. To me it seemed to want to be packed perfect and would fight. It also left a strange aftertaste and could not pinpoint it to the tobacco or the pipe. Many love it, I will probably come back to it in a while.
5 out of 5
A classic in all aspects.
Excellent mild smoke, with very pleasant aroma and taste.
3 out of 5
Doesn't Quite Fully Live Up to the Hype
I'm a relatively novice pipe smoker and bought this based on reviews and word of mouth. In my opinion, this isn't as good compared to some of the Lane varieties I've grown accustomed to and some of the Sutliff blends I smoke. It's not a bad tobacco...it just doesn't work for me.
5 out of 5
Found My Go To
Well I just found my new go to tobacco. I wasn't really looking for a mainstay but the subtlety and smoky sweetness out of my corncob is all I've ever wanted in a smoke. I will surely be buying a lot of this.
3 out of 5
Pleasant aroma, but a little peppery smoke
Pleasant aroma, but a little too pepper-y for me.
5 out of 5
I bought a bucket of this and the straight burley.
I started out with a pouch. It was great. It is better than Davidoff Blue Mixture. I will definitely buy more. Room note is really nice.
5 out of 5
Old world quality that is very pleasantly reminiscent of the past
This tobacco is a definite winner with flavor and room note! Smokes cool and burns consistent with no bite. Definitely going to be one of my regular everyday blends. Has an old world quality that is very pleasantly reminiscent of the past.
5 out of 5
great smoke
the best smoke ever
5 out of 5
Reliable consistency
A great smoke day in and out.
3 out of 5
Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic
It's not bad but certainly not my favorite, I found it a bit strong for me, but I prefer a mild tobacco
5 out of 5
SirWalterRaleigh Aromatic
This is the best tasting, slow burning most accepted aromatic I have ever found. Too bad it is so hard to come by locally.
5 out of 5
Sir Walter Raleigh tobacco.
I deviate from time to time but always come back to Sir Walter Raleigh aeromatic pipe tobacco when I want the best.
5 out of 5
Sir walter aromatic
Great service
5 out of 5
Great daily smoke
Great daily smoke
5 out of 5
All time favorite
I favor burly and light aromatics that deliver flavor without overwhelming your taste buds, SWR Aromatic is my perfect blend.
5 out of 5
Real good smoke
This is a great smoke, I put it in a cob. Everyone around seems to like the room note, and I love the flavor. 5+ to me.
5 out of 5
Really good blend.
I really like this tobacco. Old school and a great all day smoke. Flavor and strength are just right. Not too heavy of an aro. Tobacco flavor is nice and full but not overwhelming. Very satisfying. I don't care for blends that are too mild. I like Burley blends and SWRA is right up my alley. It's always in my rotation.
5 out of 5
Great service.
This is a great tobacco and it's definitely a step up from what I have been smokeIng. It is very smooth and flavorful
2 out of 5
I really wanted to like this
I wanted to try this tobacco for some time, and I did last night. Unfortunately, it started to make the back of my throat feel quite strange after I started smoking it. I had to empty the bowl and switch to a different brand as this was just a strange sensation that I had never had in my pipe tobacco years. I will give it another try and see if I have the same experience as I would really like to like this. It has a nice room note, but if it messes with my throat and makes it uncomfortable, it is going in the trash.
4 out of 5
Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic
I like liquor as a flavoring much better than the "candy bar" approach. Try this one, you'll like it.
5 out of 5
not my cup of tea
I'm very fond of Sir Walter Raleigh, but I won't be buying any more of aromatic. It bites and I didn't like the taste. I'll stick with the regular, thanks.
5 out of 5
nice and strong old fashion
Nice but strong ,pretend to be aromatic but i would not consider this as aromatic,mellow yes,it smokes fine in medium size briar pipe(i used old Danish) and giving long ,almost endless smoking time in meer medium size pipe for some reson and probably would not stay in my rotation longer as i do like light roast and small size pipes,my preferences 1"tall pipe,so i am going from this perspective,give it a try,seems it gets stronger with time.
5 out of 5
Very satisfyed
Get this Aromatic pouch and first bowl was smooth and bold thick cool smoke( i used prince shape within),very satisfying.But to my my test same brand Regular is more Aromatic to me.Oh,well,it s good,nice cut also,lights up from a single spark and burns till,no bites,no hits,very surprised by,would be on my constant rotation.give it a try,seems like a classic old fashion burly cut.
4 out of 5
Nice Smoke
I hadn't smoked any S.W.R. in a very long time so I bought a pouch to try and found it as pleasant as I remember it. Nice aroma, burns well with a mild bite that lets you know you smoked some quality burley.
4 out of 5
Sir Walter Ralrigh Aeromatic
It has an Aeromatic room note with a normal Burley taste. To me it is like smoking SWR regular. Easy to light and cool on the tongue.
2 out of 5
PLEASING ROOM NOTE....THE END.
Definately needs to dry for a few days. Afterwards, it lights up nice and has a good room note. Not many other redeeming qualities about this one, it has a distinct burning wood taste, smokes hot, and will bite. This blend is not for me, I will turn to Borkum Riff Original Mixture before this any day.
2 out of 5
PLEASING ROOM NOTE....THE END.
Definately needs to dry for a few days. Afterwards, it lights up nice and has a good room note. Not many other redeeming qualities about this one, it has a distinct burning wood taste, smokes hot, and will bite. This blend is not for me, I will turn to Borkum Riff Original Mixture before this any day.
5 out of 5
Good Stuff
Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic has become one of my everyday blends. Although I keep some other aromatic blends around to smoke occasionally, I smoke SWRA on a regular basis. I really like the room note and whatever it is cased or topped with does not overpower the taste of the tobacco itself, it just enhances it in my opinion. I'm a fan of the old school drug store blends. Others may disagree with me but I say smoke what you like and like what you smoke.
5 out of 5
No-Nonsense Aromatic
I mostly smoke aromatics but also dabble in non-aromatics. Although I do enjoy sweet tobaccos immensely, I really wanted a no-nonsense kind of aromatic that provided some sweetness but not overkill. Very nutty and slightly sweet. Does have a slight bitterness to it, but I actually kind of like it.
5 out of 5
Sir Wlter Raleigh
Excellent mild pipe tobacco
5 out of 5
Awesomeness
Very satisfied with all the products I've received so far. Impressed with the prompt shipping!!
5 out of 5
Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic
This tobacco has a wonderful aroma. My wife even enjoyed its room note.
5 out of 5
Sir Walter Raleigh review
As always: both the tobacco and the service have been excellent! I received my merchandise in the time expected. Thanks!
3 out of 5
Good but inconsistent
Up and down on this one. First bowl will be sweet and enjoyable, if a little mild. Next bowl will bite my tongue and inside of my mouth. Never know which to expect. It always leaves a nice aftertaste and has a great room note, however.
4 out of 5
Worth it.
Great store. My package arrived and tin was broken. Customer service shipped me a replacement the same day.
5 out of 5
Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic
I remember the distinct mellow experience when I was a younger man first starting a pipe aficionado experience. I thought I'd try some more from your store because the price was unmatched compared to everyone else's. It's still a great smoke that's never a dissapointment. Thanks again Pipes and Cigars.
5 out of 5
Always happy with my purchase
Great prices and high quality
5 out of 5
New Favorite
One of my new favorites!
5 out of 5
Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic
This is a nice, honest tobacco. Not too heavily cased. Stays lit, smells great. I have tried a few big money tins, and great bulks. If I had to choose only one OTC smoke for the rest of my life, this would be it.
5 out of 5
Pipe Tobacco
Good product. The best is the service that pipes and cigars provide.
5 out of 5
pipe tobacco Sir Walter Aromatic
Has always been one of my favorites. Ray
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
This tobacco smokes slow and smooth. Great aroma as well.
5 out of 5
Super Service
Been ordering Pipe Tobacco from you folks for years now. Always good, fast service.... even from the Right coast.. to the Left coast. Keep up the good work. Joe
2 out of 5
Little Bite
Hard on my Tongue not mild enough for me maybe too acidic
5 out of 5
My review
Quality products at good prices with no hassles. What else could we ask for. Keep it up!
3 out of 5
Just a good basic little smoke.
Not bad for a basic brand. Not too heavy. I prefer a sweeter taste, this wan't what I was looking for. Would make a good base to mix with other flavors.
5 out of 5
Review
S.W.R. Aromatic is one of my favorites. Tastes like the 20th century, with a nose like a vintage record shop!
5 out of 5
Nice
Very nice taste and room note for this new smoker.
5 out of 5
Very good service and prompt.
Very good service and prompt. You are kept in formed of the status of you order.
5 out of 5
very good service
this is a great place to get tobacco products
5 out of 5
"Yes Sir!" Walter Raleigh
This is a very mild tobacco: Great for a newbie or as an everyday staple.
Customer Testimonials
Clean, dry, wonderful experience. Can't find it locally, definitely worth the mail order. Lit well, burned well, smelled wonderful, nothing to complain about. I like Sir Walter original too. If I were limited to smoke two OTCs for the rest of my life it would be SWR and SWRA.
Good stuff! I like it much better than SWR regular. Lots of rich flavorful smoke, little or no bite, easy to keep lit, and leaves a nice room note. I'll be getting more of this. Home Run!
This is one of mine and my wives favorites, great room presence and smokes great. I always keep a large amount of this on hand stored in mason jars.
I bought some Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic upon the multiple recommendations. Light to moderate strength with tobacco flavor coming through very well. Nice room note and consistent through the bowl. Not my absolute favorite aromatic of all time, but I would rank it my #2 Drug Store Blend behind Captain Black Dark. Worth trying, and if I ran out of other tobaccos (unlikely to happen in about six lifetimes!!) I would buy this in a store. Classic American blend that's reasonably priced and a fairly good smoke.
I enjoy the aroma from burley and SWRA gives me that plus the Virginia adds the sweet and smoothness so it is not a biter. One can smoke this all day.
This is a great aromatic for any price. It has fruity notes to it. It's not to strong and not to light but just right.
If rich flavorful tobacco is what you're looking for SWR is not for you. There is almost no detectable flavor. It however smells very nice. If you want a very mild tobacco that you can smoke all day without any bite, I would reccomend SWR.
One of my favorite aromatic tobaccos!
Local Tobacco store is no longer going to carry SWR products so I got a 12oz tin for less than $1 per ounce. It smokes well, and smell unbelievably good in the tin. My sons will sniff the can when I lift the lid. It smells like my wife is baking for Christmas. The room note is like a warm house on a cold winter night. Money well spent.
This is the meat and potato of the pipe tobacco industry. I'm a big fan of english and areos alike and have a number of tins to choose from from one day to the next. But when it comes to my everyday smoke I look no further than SWRA. It is a dry smooth smoke, with just sweetness to cover that craving when you need it the most. For the price you cannot go wrong. I buy it by the can and once you are hooked on it you will too.
This was the first pipe tobacco I ever smoked and it still has a hold on me, I often revisit it. Though the flavor is good, it was very much improved after I put a pouch-full into a jar and let it sit in my dark closet for two months.
Added SWRA to a order of tobacco just for fun, haven't had it since 1976. I now remember why I liked this so much back then. Burns great and tastes great right to the bottom of the bowl. Everyone should give this a try.
This is my favorite OTC blend and im not a aromatic fan. Just enough flavoring to add to the taste of the tobacco not drown it , burns very well,taste good and leaves no goop in your pipe. Smokeable out of pouch or tin , moisture just right. Pleasent room note.Can smoke all day no worry of bite. I prefer it in a MM Cob. If you would like to try a aromatic and a beginner i highly recommend this. Add a little perique to this and its really outstanding!
A bit of a disappointment. It stores well and holds its moisture if you roll the pouch nice and tight. I am a dry but fast puffer, used the whole pouch taking each bowl to the very bottom (makes a beautiful clean ash - no gooey mess). It is hot and burns quickly (no bite). For any aromatic it is all about the flavor, the liquor flavor was not very sweet and has a moderately bitter aftertaste. I gave it a try and its just not for me.
Not bad, not bad at all for a pouch tobacco. Smells nice and it tastes okay. Not as good as some aromatics I've had.