Watch City's "Simply Red" (Bulk by the Ounce)

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2 units
Maximum Purchase:
16 units

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Below are the available bulk discount rates for each individual item when you purchase a certain amount

Buy 4 - 7 and pay only $4.65 each
Buy 8 - 15 and pay only $4.40 each
Buy 16 or above and pay only $3.99 each
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Ripe Red Virginias in ribbon form cured and aged via traditional methods...simple, right?

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12 Reviews

  • 5
    Simply Red

    Posted by Mike V on Jul 30th 2021

    Simply delicious! Great on its own, but it can also be used as a base or mixed in to those tired old blends to wake them up. Highly recommended.

  • 5
    Exceptionally Smooth

    Posted by Robert Mink on Dec 2nd 2020

    Beautifully blended Va that can be an all day smoke. A must have in any rotation.

  • 5
    “Simply Red”

    Posted by Ryan Barnes on Nov 26th 2020

    “Simply amazing!” Simply red is everything I look for in an everyday smoke. Deep, slightly tangy, slightly citrusy, and taste reminiscent of fallen leaves. Everything that captures the tastes of fall. What was very interesting to me and very pleasurable, was in the last 1/3 of the bowl, the flavor transforms into a natural sweet black walnut. Very satisfying! Can’t wait for the next release! Thank you Watch City Cigars!! Top notch red Virginia heaven!

  • 5
    So much better than expected!

    Posted by Charles Duttry on Aug 10th 2020

    Sadly, I got back into pipe smoking just as McClelland was stepping out. I was lucky enough to grab a couple tins from the Frog Morton series, but never got to really smoke any of there famed Virginias. I have a few pounds of Sutliff 515 RC and have smoked a number of bowls of it as I was told this could be close to the red virginias used by McClelland. Simply Red is a completely different animal, and everything that I hope my 515 red cake matures into. I’m not good at describing exact nuances and characteristics of the leaf...I just know this is a great tobacco. I should have ordered more.

  • 4
    Simply Red

    Posted by Todd L. Platek on Jun 17th 2020

    Although I'm not primarily a Virginia smoker, Simply Red is deliciously fragrant and enjoyable when I want a temporary change from Watch City's remarkable English blends. Highly recommend.

  • 5
    I Really Want To Lie

    Posted by S8ntsfan on Feb 9th 2020

    As my subject title states, "I Really Want To Lie" and say this is not a good tobacco, and you shouldn't purchase it, because I'd like to buy more for myself, but I like the pipe smoking community and when one comes across a truly delightful tobacco, one should share it, so I won't lie. Like most, I'm am/was a huge McClelland fan and just really enjoyed the hell out of their Virginias, especially Red Cake so needless to say, I was disappointed when they shut down, although I have a couple of pounds cellared. I instantly went on the hunt for a replacement and was pretty happy with the tobaccos i found until I experienced Simply Red. Just an amazing blend, that imo is even better than Red Cake. I find the fruitiness balances extremely well with the tanginess, the natural sweetness is perfect, no bite (if sipped), very pleasing room note. No drying time needed, as it is ready to smoke. The flavor is medium-bodied, but it's a well-rounded medium flavor that finishes quite well on the palate, and easily an all-day smoke. If you're a red Virginia fan, it's awfully difficult not to like this blend.

  • 4
    Watch City Simply Red

    Posted by Mark Taylor on Sep 7th 2019

    Watch City service was excellent. Sampled in both a cob and briar. Moisture content on arrival required no dry time before loading into bowl. Tangy and sweet on first light, it has a bit of a rough edge which settles down as the smoke progresses. As the name implies, it's not a complicated smoke. Nicotine content is mild. Smokes to gray ash with routine tamping and few relights. Well suited for a beginner in search of a red Virginia primer or mixing with potential to improve given additional storage time. Overall, a solid bulk representative which also provides value.

  • 5
    Simply Red is simply excellent

    Posted by Greg Lieberman on Sep 6th 2019

    This is a fantastic red Va. I can't recomend it enough...

  • 4
    Simply Red

    Posted by Ozark Wizard on May 15th 2019

    This is wonderful, simple Red Virginia blend. No bite, while providing the nice zing that one expects from Virginia tobaccos. It also has almost a toasted taste that provides some low sweet notes that intensify as the bowl progresses. An 'all day smoke?' Quite possibly, if I wasn't so easily distracted! I highly recommend it to every lover of fine leaf!

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