Republic Tobacco L. P. — Nasty stuff
Drum Halfzware shag rolling tobacco is perhaps the worst quality of its kind I have ever encountered. Besides its high price, I found this shag to be lumpy, full of seeds, stems, eyes and was poorly mixed. I can find no bright in it at all. I can tell its been mechanically dried. Its taste is very dry with a very bitter bite and is quite harsh. I took it to my own tobacconist and shared some 'unlabeled' with him. He immediate ID'd as a halfzwere, but said it was the worst he'd tasted. Then, I showed him the brand. He then ordered his stock clerk to pull it off the shelf saying: "I was wondering why this stuff doesn't move. Now I know." I bought the mixture he gets from Denmark. It was a dollar more, and worth it. Drum, in my experience, is nasty stuff.