|Tobacco||Latakia, Oriental, Turkish, Virginia|
|Room Note||2 - Mellow|
An American classic, risen from the ashes.
John Cotton’s Numbers 1 & 2 was a go-to blend for pipe enthusiasts until its disappearance from the market in the 1980’s. A classic English based blend, Numbers 1 & 2 was a mellow-medium bodied tobacco, great for all day, everyday enjoyment. Now, through sampling vintage tins and extensive research on the original blend, Russ Ouellette has brought this premium pipe brand back from the dead.
There is enough Latakia in this that you can taste it, without the leaf dominating the entire blend. Instead, the spicy Latakia compliments a complex portfolio of ripe, sweet Virginias, fragrant Orientals, and zesty Turkish leaves. This one is a real balancing act, with each tobacco in the tin contributing something unique to the overall experience. When you want a relaxed, contemplative, all-day style pipe tobacco, John Cotton’s Numbers 1 & 2 just might be your new favorite.