Re: Nakhla Virgin
I used to have the same proble with Nakhla, dude.
Just sprinkle the tobacco in there and let it sit even above the rim of the bowl.
Then get some aluminum foil, 1 layer, and put it on the bowl. Your foil should be pressing down on the tobacco into the bowl. So yes, it touches the foil pretty much all over the place.
Then poke 4-5 big holes in it. Not like huge, just use a shrimp skewer, for example, and poke a whole with that all the way down to the bottom of the bowl.
Now put your coals on it, I use two 1/4 pieces of Exoticas, and let it sit for a while. After a couple of minutes start smoking and I guarantee you that it'll be a smoke rich, smooth smoke.
In case the smoke does get a little harsh, take one of the coals off and just let the tobacco cool off for a little bit.
I was a little concerned about trying this method but this is the only method I use anymore when smoking Nakhla.
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