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Samuel Gawith

Commonwealth Mixture - This Bicentennial full strength blend of 50% heavily steamed Virginian and 50% Cyprus Latakia, gives honor to the Tobacco Lords of Glasgow and the Commonwealth of Virginia which laid the foundation for the tobacco industry that built much of this country. The Commonwealth fulfills the desires of the demanding full flavored smokers.

Balkan Flake - A beautifully formed dark flake of pressed Virginias and a generous helping of Latakia. Relax and enjoy this medium strength tobacco with its "smokey" flavor and cool, smooth characteristics.

Best Brown - A firm favorite for the pipe smoker looking for a medium strength, gentle and slow burning tobacco. Manufactured using hand-stripped flue cured Virginias with no flavors added, Best Brown will reward with a cool, sweet smoke with a delectable aroma and good sidestream. Mild to medium.

Black XX Finest Kendal Twist - This is traditional smoking rope tobacco, provides a very strong but remarkable cool smoke.

Bracken Flake - We have blended a carefully balanced selection of Kentucky & Dark-Fired leaf to give this medium to strong flake. For the pipe-smoker who seeks a satisfying smoke, then experience Bracken Flake, with it's unique and alluring aroma, brought about by the application of a long-used essence. 

Brown #4 Finest Kendal Twist - This is traditional smoking rope tobacco, made of aged dark brown leaf. It provides a very strong but remarkable cool smoke.

Celtic Talisman - Blended Bright Virginias, Burley and a Black Cavendish with a dash of sweet cherry and vanilla. A medium strength tobacco with good room-notes.

Commonwealth - For the dedicated smoker who demands a fuller flavor to their tobacco. Commonwealth, another Samuel Gawith Bi-Centenarian, is a full-strength blend of 50% heavily steamed Virginia and 50% Cyprus Latakia.

Firedance - Developed with one of the U.S.A.'s lady smokers, FireDance is Our Best Brown 6" Flake subtly flavored with a combination of Blackberry, Brandy and Vanilla. The smoke is a mild, cool experience with the Blackberry the predominant flavor, the Brandy in the background and rounded off with the Vanilla. A mild and fruity smoke with the strength of Best Brown and a very pleasing room aroma.

Full Virginia - Samuel Gawith Full Virginia Flake is for lovers of pure pressed Virginias. Created in the heart of Lakeland,the hot-pressed blended Virginias take on a delicious and distinctive dark color that creates a pipe smokers dream, a feeling of calm, serenity and anticipation of the next pipeful. A "must have" for all Virginia lovers. Medium strength.

Golden Glow - Blended, flue-cured Golden Virginias, pressed and matured. Cut to form a broken flake which offers a natural sweetness. Medium strength

Grouse-Moor - An original blend from Samuel Gawith, Grouse-moor conjures up a vision of the Lakeland Scenery with its accompaniment of seasonal scents. Manufactured in the heart of Lakeland for over 200 years. Using a combination of hand-stripped flue-cured leaf, Grouse-moor is first steamed prior to being cut. After further steaming, to give Grouse-moor its own golden color, the cut leaf is stoved then "rested". The final stage of production is the addition of a unique mélange of flavors. Grouse-moor is a 'must' for smokers who want their days to have "Spring in the air". Medium strength.

Kendal Cream Deluxe Flake - This selection of blended Burley and Virginias offers a mild and creamy smoke from a medium density flake. With an added essence, the pipe smoker who derives pleasure from an easy to rub out flake will certainly enjoy Kendal Cream Flake. 

Kendal Twist - For over two centuries, the blenders and spinners of Samuel Gawith, Kendal, have been producing the famous Kendal Twists. Coal miners, both underground and on the ground, have been chewing our Pigtails , whilst pipe smokers have savored the rich flavors and slow burning characteristics of the thick Brown No.4 and Black XX.

Mayors Collection Chocolate Flake - Chocolate Flake is a unique blend of Virginias and Burleys with a small percentage of long leaf Latakia. To finish the blend, a top dressing of dark chocolate is added after cutting. A delicious medium body smoke with a unique and flavorful aroma you'll develop a craving for, as will those around you.

Mayors Collection St. James Flake - St James Flake is a truly traditional medium strength flake using only the finest blended Virginias and Perique tobaccos.

Navy Flake - Storm-tossed seas, a howling wind, a ship with full sail beating into the wind and Jolly Jack Tar at the helm with his trusty pipe. Images which are conjured up whilst smoking Samuel Gawiths Navy Flake. A traditional offering of Virginias, pressed with just the right amount of Latakia and flavoured with Rum. Medium strength.

Perfection - A relatively new blend developed by Samuel Gawith to satisfy the need of a local, well known pipe smoker who could not find a tobacco to suit his palate, even in London! At Samuel Gawith, we were able to meet the definitive requirements of this dedicated smoker by blending a variety of brown and bright Virginias with a touch of Latakia, steaming, flavoring with a hint of vanilla and adding a fine Turkish leaf. The verdict of the smoker : "PERFECTION"

Skiff - Another Samuel Gawith original, Skiff is for the pipe smoker who appreciates the fuller flavour of an oriental blend. Blending a variety of different styles of flue-cured tobaccos gives Skiff its characteristic yellow and brown features. Its real identity comes with the addition of Turkish and a beautiful black Cyprus Latakia giving the blend its full, round taste.

Squardron Leader -    This tobacco epitomises the traditional English tobacco. Blended dark and bright Virginias, together with Latakia and Turkish leaf results in a perfect, medium bodied product which gives a rich and slow burning smoke.

1792 Flake -Dark-fired leaf hot pressed and cut into a 6" flake before adding a dressing of Tonquin flavor. A full strength, full flavored tobacco.