An Indonesian cigarette
, a blend of tobacco and cloves. They taste better and last longer than most other cigarettes.
American kretek smokers are always young, listen to Slint, and like to watch movies like 8 1/2. Djarum Blacks are especially popular with these people because the cigarette paper, as the name suggests, is black.
Loser: "You think you're so cool with your funny smelling cigarette..."
Cool kid: "It's called a kretek, hon. And, yes, I am."
a clove cigarette named after the sound it makes while it burns
"can i bum a kretek?"