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10 Best Pipe Tobaccos for Beginners

10 Best Pipe Tobaccos for Beginners

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 12th Nov 2021

I will preface the list with information that I feel may be beneficial to beginner pipe smoker looking for blends to try. However, you can skip right to the blends with the table of contents below.  Here are the best pipe tobaccos for beginners: Cobblestone Maple Walnut Peter Stokkeb …
How to Deal With Nic Hit - 6 Useful Tips

How to Deal With Nic Hit - 6 Useful Tips

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 5th Nov 2021

Here are six quick tips to deal with a nic hit from a cigar or pipe:Choose more mild cigars Stay hydrated and keep hydrating Don't smoke on an empty stomach Take your time Don't inhale Have some sugar There’s nothing fun about a dizzy spell or nausea, especially when spurred by what was supposed …
How to Smoke a Cigar (5 Easy Steps)

How to Smoke a Cigar (5 Easy Steps)

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 3rd Nov 2021

Maybe you’re considering taking up cigar smoking, or maybe you just want a grip on the basics for that infrequent celebratory smoke. There’s certainly a good deal of technique to follow when smoking a cigar, it’s not quite as simple as the light, puff, stub cigarette routine. But it really …
Cigar Shapes and Sizes: The Ultimate Guide

Cigar Shapes and Sizes: The Ultimate Guide

Posted by Jack Rather on 24th Oct 2021

There are many different cigar shapes and sizes out there, keep reading below and become a more informed cigar enthusiast.Do Size and Shape Matter?The strength and flavor of a cigar comes down to the type of tobacco used. For instance, you might have a thick, fat stogie, but if mild tobacco is used …
9 of the Best Liquor Blends to Try

9 of the Best Liquor Blends to Try

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 22nd Oct 2021

Mac Baren - Plumcake Navy Blend Cornell & Diehl - Black Frigate Cobblestone - High Spirits Spiced Rum G. L. Pease - Barbary Coast Sutliff - Crumble Kake Barrel Aged Series no. 2 Peter Stokkebye - PS 38 Highland Whiskey Seattle Pipe Club - Plum Pudding Bourbon Barrel Aged Sutliff - Private …
Cigars 101: How to Light a Cigar

Cigars 101: How to Light a Cigar

Posted by Jack Rather on 17th Oct 2021

Cigars make an excellent accompaniment to a good glass of whisky, brandy, and even rum. The smoky flavors complement each other well and the whole process of smoking one is like a ritual.When it comes to cigars, however, it's important to maintain a little patience during the lighting process. …
Corn Cob Pipes: 7 Reasons to Try One

Corn Cob Pipes: 7 Reasons to Try One

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 6th Oct 2021

Briarwood, meerschaum, and a good ol’ corn cob—though there are any number of materials a tobacco pipe might be made from, these three comprise a trilogy essential to most modern pipe smokers’ collections. Given the price difference between the humble maize and an ornate meerschaum or arti …