Old Belt, important tobacco-growing regions in
the U.S.A. and Canada.
Brazilian tobacco named after the city of
Blumenau in Brazil.
A blond to light-brown tobacco. Its aroma
resembles cacao and improves with aging. Chiefly grown in the states of
Kentucky and Tennessee in the U.S.A.
An extremely mild and aromatic pipe tobacco
that is subjected to a special process involving heat and pressure. Dark,
almost black in appearance.
Pressed tobacco that is cut into small cubes.
Pipe tobacco that is made by cutting leaves
of light and dark raw tobacco into strips that are twisted into a thin rope.
The rope is then cut into round slices.
Dark Kentucky or Virginia tobacco that is cured
and smoked over an open fire.
Pipe tobacco based upon mild Java varieties.
Excellent burning characteristics, which explains their popularity among
novice pipe smokers.
Pipe tobaccos (Virginia) with a particularly
full-bodied taste that is obtained by adding dark, aromatic tobaccos (e.g.
Latakia or perique). English mixtures often contain no aromatic substances.
Fine-Cut Tobacco (Shag)
Tobacco for hand-rolling cigarettes that is
cut into strips with a width of up to 1.2 millimeters.
A special type of compressed pipe tobacco that
is cut into thin slices. It must be loosened by rubbing before it is put in
Flue-cured Virginia tobacco. A variety of
Virginia tobacco from the state of Georgia that is very much in demand.
Tobacco from the states of Kentucky and
Tennessee. Most commonly used to produce full-bodied tobaccos.
Aromatic black Oriental tobacco from Syria and
Air-cured tobaccos from the state of Maryland.
Tobacco from the Balkans (Bulgaria, Greece,
Rumania, Turkey, Albania, former Yugoslavia).
Black spiced tobacco from Louisiana.
Clearly visible round or oval sections of cut
ribs found in pipe and cigarette tobacco.
A collective term used for the large light and
sweet leaves which originate from the states of Virginia, North and South
Carolina, Georgia and Florida.