This is my favorite vanilla. I ordered 4 different types to test for flavor, burn, aroma and shelf life and this was the winner. It's best when you store it correctly, but I left mine out on the counter for a weekend when I went on vacation and when I got back, it was still in great shape. The vanilla is subtle -- not overwhelming, which is why I like it so much. I don't want a piece of candy, just a little flavor and this provides that. It burns slow as long as you take care of it. The burn time gets shorter with age, but it's not that noticeable. The flavors don't fade away over time as much as I've noticed with other brands.
I recently purchased Smoker's Pride Black Cav Pipe 12oz and tried it for the first time. After smoking pipe tobacco for several months, I am still trying to find one with a very smooth taste. This one is a little strong, but rich in flavor. The price is right with the recent mark down, I may have found what I've been looking for!
If you are looking for a true menthol experience, this is it. I've tried 4 Aces and Sparrow mint/menthol and they can't touch this. The amount of menthol may be overwhelming for some, but I love it. I roll it and it smokes just fine out of the bag. Plenty of moisture in all the bags I have ever gotten, but not too much. Stays just right for me through the entire life of the bag. Good stuff! Great Price!
This was the first tobacco I used when I started rolling my own cigars, and has been basically the only tobacco I have used for this for several years. The "rum cured" scent is very heavy when opening the bag, however it is extremely faint when smoked - but the flavor when smoked is very smooth and enjoyable, and the aroma has been described by many non-smokers as the scent of a vanilla cake being baked. The cut of this product is not bad - It's in smaller pieces, and there are 15-20 stems in each bag that should be tossed, but at this price I am willing to forgive that. Overall a very good product for the money, and I will continue to buy it as long as they produce it.