Originally Posted by ZenSilk
This doesn't need to be done with anything but Tangiers because of the type of tobacco that is used to make it. It's a very dark, heavy, black style tobacco. The fact that it is unwashed and contains the amount of nicotine it does also plays a major role.
Actually, it's just particular to Tangiers. Other brands use dark, unwashed tobacco (Salloum, Afzal, Baja) and don't need to be acclimated.
Tangiers is just touchy.