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The ​Five Zippo Inserts for Your Lighter

The ​Five Zippo Inserts for Your Lighter

Posted by Matt Vandenburgh on 23rd Dec 2020

Zippo has been the number one name in lighters pretty much since George G. Blaisdell developed the first of their lighters in the early 1930’s.According to popular stories, Blaisdell decided to make an attempt at improving lighters based on the design of Austrian lighters that were popular at the ti …
Dunhill Pipes and Accessories

Dunhill Pipes and Accessories

Posted by Matt Vandenburgh on 17th Dec 2020

There is a famous story that in 1921, the Prince of Wales was out hunting and had lost some of his pipes. His search for the pipes made it to the newspapers in London and did not specify the brand of pipe, but had a description of them. It turns out that a manufacturer’s name was not needed, since h …
Cigars 101: How to Light a Cigar

Cigars 101: How to Light a Cigar

Posted by Jack Rather on 3rd Oct 2020

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. …
​ Cigar Humidors: Everything You Need to Know

​ Cigar Humidors: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Jack Rather on 29th Sep 2020

Cigars elevate smokers to a sophisticated level of a few as only 4.5% of smokers in the US smoke cigars. Before you venture into smoking cigars, you need to treat the whole process with respect.One thing you'll need to learn about is proper cigar storage, which means understanding what a humido …
10 Benefits of Using a Clear Lighter

10 Benefits of Using a Clear Lighter

Posted by Jack Rather on 20th Aug 2020

How many times has your lighter run out at the worst possible moment?A person's lighter can tell you a lot about them. The more stylized, the more serious the smoker. When it comes to cigars, everything is about style and quality. The same can be said for lighters. Clear lighters come with a wealt …
MAKER SPOTLIGHT: JOHN KELLER of JWK 2366 CUSTOM COBS

MAKER SPOTLIGHT: JOHN KELLER of JWK 2366 CUSTOM COBS

Posted by Terry Williams on 13th Aug 2020

John Keller is a vibrant and genial pipemaker with a beard to make Tolkien’s dwarves glower with envy. The 5th generation Lakeland, Florida native would prefer to take my call with a pipe on his back patio, but the heat of Central Florida in August is “just a little too toasty.” So, he talks to …

Brand Spotlight: Sutliff Tobacco a Mac Baren Company

Posted by Terry Williams on 11th Jun 2020

Friends, today we turn our appreciative palates to Sutliff Tobacco, a stalwart blender and distributor that marries two qualities rarely found in one company: innovation and consistency. But where to start with Sutliff? The great weight of its 171-year legacy? Or the depth of its product offerings, …