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Im curious if anyone has tried this tobacco or dealt with this company. This price is similar to KG.

https://www.leavittandpeirce.com/product-page/gold-shag
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I never heard of it. Since it says "Mellow Virginia in a shag cut; medium moisture with a full, bright flavor. Our most popular rolling tobacco" it sounds promising. But, since they are calling it "cigarette tobacco," are they able to ship it interstate? If you place the cursor over tobacco, and then over "cigarette tobacco" and click, you'll find Gold Shag on the "Cigarette Tobaccos" page.

$3.95/oz. is $63.20/lb. The 8 oz. price is $30 and 1 lb. price is $57.
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Originally Posted by scott62 View Post
Im curious if anyone has tried this tobacco or dealt with this company. This price is similar to KG.

https://www.leavittandpeirce.com/product-page/gold-shag
Obviously it's a Virginia gold leaf. This past summer i spent some time with the local Virginia Ag agent learning about Gold leaf and Va Lemon tobaccos. Also visited two tobacco farmers as potential suppliers.

Point of this is, i learned there's a big difference in taste/flavor of a common strain like Va Gold Leaf, depending on when it was harvested. Sometimes the farmer is forced to harvest a crop early because of weather, or other conditions.

Since it's the same price as Gawith Hoggarth's KG, and we've never heard of them, there's no telling what kind of controls they've placed on the crop they purchase, and Gawith Hoggart's KG is consistently, predictably, year to year the same pleasant smoke - why waste your time & money trying their KG??

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