Shag Tobacco

The term “shag” has its origins in the appearance of tobacco, which looks like a thick pile of English fabric. It is believed that the word “shag” comes from the Old English word “Sceacga”, which is derived from the Norse word “Skegg” meaning beard. Initially, “Shag tobacco” referred to any cut or ribboned tobacco imported from Virginia. However, in the UK, it now refers to a blend of refined and rough-cut tobacco that is mainly associated with pipe smoking. Explore the rich heritage of shag tobacco with us, your trusted source of quality tobacco products. Our wide range of shag fine cut tobaccos offers innumerate different smoking experiences for the discerning smoker.

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