I've held off doing a proper review as my only experience of this snuff was a small sample bag. I've now got a 25g tin and have been sampling throughout the day.
Firstly, part of my personal ritual, I took a sharp knife to the label and removed the government nonsense (Rodercik, you must be able to have the warning as a peel off sticker?) Even if the government propaganda was true, I'm an adult - just leave me alone with my pleasure!
Opening the flat, screw tin I was expecting that much discussed amonia smell but.. none at all, maybe the merest whiff. Anyay that's never bothered me as I just assocoate it with the smell of snuff that's just come from it's maker not sat around on a shelf for years.
The contents of the tin are superb - a nice flat expanse of snuff, perfect snuff where no fingers had gone before.
The first point is that this looks like the same 'flour' that is used in most Toques. Not a problem, the taste is everything. I took a deep inhalation from the tin and that sharp new snuff smell hit me and even after all these years I felt a tingle of expectation.
The snuff is superbly put togther. The first pinch feels like silk; it sticks together and presents a perfect consistency; rich and smooth. Upon insufflation you get that typical Toque feeling: a smooth snuff powder with a decent and pleasant nicotine hit. And then.....you get the extra. In this case the extra is a soaring single note above the standard SP flavouring. What is it? Bergamot, citrus....whatever it is wonderful.