Originally Posted by ZenSilk
Hopefully foibled comes on to explain it in a really intricate post... but until then, Tangiers has a water content, and when it is imbalanced, it smells off. letting it sit out helps the tobacco balance itself with the surrounding atmospheric conditions, eradicating the off flavors.
acclimating isn't the hard part, it's when you realize the 250g you just bought WONT acclimate for no damn reason is what gets to you. blue gum ball, cool strawberry, and blackthorn would not acclimate at all. smelled like shit, tasted like shit. I like Tangiers, but that's just fuckin annoying.