Not Really Old
Age : 34
Location : Western PA
Registration date : 2014-08-27
|Subject: C & D Briar Fox Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:22 pm|| |
Smoking a sample I was given from a fairly recent tobacco purchase. I tend to leave the Virginia/Burley blends alone but I can see why ppl like this one. It's pretty straight forward, lights easy, has a nutty taste to me, not very sweet at all but a rather nice aftertaste. Probably wouldn't buy any of this, but glad I tried it.
Age : 71
Location : DFW Metroplex, Texas
Registration date : 2012-01-15
Age : 44
Location : Northern, CA
Registration date : 2012-04-04
|Subject: Re: C & D Briar Fox Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:39 pm|| |
B. Fox has kind of grown on me a bit. Your first impression of it was very similar to my own, but for some reason I keep finding myself reaching for it. The sour, earthy tin-note is very intriguing to me. I think it's one of the closest things to plain old unadulterated/unsweetened tobacco flavor that I have smoked in a VaBur outside of Solani 660.
Age : 36
Location : Philly
Registration date : 2011-08-18
|Subject: Re: C & D Briar Fox Thu Nov 06, 2014 3:23 pm|| |
I picked this up in that B&B Groupon deal. I only smoked one bowl so far. When I Opened it, I would have sworn it was topped with something, but after smoking it, I have to agree with D&B - this strikes me as unadulterated as anything I can thing of. It also packs a bit more nicotine than I was expecting. Not that that's a bad thing, but it's been a while since a blend caught me off guard like that.
Location : Mukilteo, Washington USA
Registration date : 2014-07-07
|Subject: Re: C & D Briar Fox Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:04 pm|| |
I like it and enjoy a few bowls per week. The more I smoke it the more I like it.
Age : 53
Location : Mark Twain National Forest, MO
Registration date : 2014-10-11
|Subject: Re: C & D Briar Fox Mon Jan 25, 2016 11:31 pm|| |
I know I'm resurrecting an old post, but it's probably better than starting a fresh one regarding the same weed....
I tried it about a year ago out of a little ziplock sample I traded for. Crumbled up the rather hard cube and smoked a small bowl of it. I thought it was pretty stout, burley forward(ish). Was into other things and tucked it away with a bunch of portable hard drives...
Looking for a certain drive to plug into the boob-tube and there it was. REALLY dry. I figured I better finish it up before I decided to grind it down to powder and snort it..
This time, it was a lot lighter tasting, and I swear it came at me like a Lakeland. Rather floral...
Didn't notice that the first time...
Does that happen with age on it, I wonder?
Actually liked it better this time though!
|Subject: Re: C & D Briar Fox Fri Mar 11, 2016 12:32 pm|| |
I took the risk to buy, without any other preliminaries, an 8oz tin of it a few years back. Then, recently, I bought, without having tried it, another 8oz tin. I am letting them age and will open up the first one when it reaches 5 or 6 Y of aging.
I don't do this often with tobacco but, when I do, I usually do not make a mistake as I end up liking it very much. Well, considering I love VA/BUs, it's not much of a risk, in this particular case.