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Best Smelling Pipe Tobaccos (Top 10 Aromatic Mixtures)

Best Smelling Pipe Tobaccos (Top 10 Aromatic Mixtures)

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 14th Jun 2022

In his 1965 book The Pleasures of Pipe Smoking, Carl Weber dedicates a chapter to the etiquette of pipe smoking, which is introduced with the following quotation: "Too often, the word tact is used to designate what is mere diplomacy. In simple truth, tact means the practice of thoughtfulness in …
The Tobacco Files 11 - Seattle Pipe Club Hogshead & Savinelli Janus

The Tobacco Files 11 - Seattle Pipe Club Hogshead & Savinelli Janus

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 3rd Jun 2022

For this Tobacco File, we have Seattle Pipe Clubs latest, Hogshead, and Janus from the Italian pipe masters at Savinelli. HogsheadOur hogshead is a blend of very old Virginias cultivated in Africa, Brazil, and the United States. Pressed into an easy to use plug, Hogshead har …
5 Best Pipe Kits for Beginners

5 Best Pipe Kits for Beginners

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 1st Jun 2022

Beginner pipe kits are perfect for the newcomer learning to smoke a pipe. Along with starting you off with a great, affordable pipe, you’re set up with the accessories you need to hit the ground running. However, searching for the best pipe kits for beginners can be difficult for a new pipe smoker w …
The Tobacco Files 9 - Sutliff Uno & Presbyterian

The Tobacco Files 9 - Sutliff Uno & Presbyterian

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 6th May 2022

The blends for this column were a lot of fun—a novel newcomer and a sanctified classic. I've been smoking Sutliff Uno and Presbyterian. For a little context, Uno is the first of a six blend series, Birds of a Feather, that will be slowly rolled out over the next year. Blended by Per G …
The Tobacco Files 8 - 4th Generation Afternoon Melange & G. L. Pease Fillmore

The Tobacco Files 8 - 4th Generation Afternoon Melange & G. L. Pease Fillmore

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 22nd Apr 2022

So, a few weeks ago I closed What I Smoked This Week with the news that the column wouldn't be weekly any longer. Though that was three weeks ago, starting today, I’m giving bi-weekly a shot. I think this should give me a good amount of time to sit with the blends a bit more and not be so rushed.Thi …
A Complete Guide to Cellaring Tobacco

A Complete Guide to Cellaring Tobacco

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 13th Apr 2022

Why Cellar Tobacco Blends How Different Blends Change The Right Environment for Aging Tobacco Keeping Track of your Cellar Different Containers for Cellaring If you’re at all like me when I was starting out, “cellaring” is something you often hear mentioned, but it carries a daunting …
What is Perique-Processed Katerini?

What is Perique-Processed Katerini?

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 11th Apr 2022

Pipe smokers will soon have the rare opportunity to try a new varietal included in some special and limited blends from the Sutliff Tobacco Company— Perique-Processed Katerini. A high grade of the rare Oriental leaf has been anaerobically pressure fermented in barrels—the same process that P …