Coniston Cut Plug tobacco is a blend containing dark fired leaf, Malawi, Burley with a small addition of Virginia tobacco leaves, which produces a strong smoke dominated by a pungent characterful, burnt, smokey, flavour derived from the fired leaf.
Cut Plug Tobacco:
Coniston Cut Plug is sold in Sliced Plug form. Plug is produced by fermenting leaves under pressure to form a cake. This is then divided up into Plugs, that require slicing and rubbing depending on the desired burn rate. Cut Plug is basically pre-sliced plug ready for rubbing. Due to fermentation under heat and pressure plug tends to be full bodied and would only be recommended for the experienced smoker.