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10 Aromatics to Try Before The End of the Year

10 Aromatics to Try Before The End of the Year

Posted by Matthew Vandenburgh on 2nd Apr 2021

Our previous list was about English Blends, and now we are going to tell you about ten aromatics that you should take a look at before the end of the year. Before we get to our list, some newcomers to the world of pipe tobacco might have a question: what is an aromatic?An aromatic pipe tobacco …
Learn More About Tobacco Pipes by Watching These 5 Videos

Learn More About Tobacco Pipes by Watching These 5 Videos

Posted by Jack Rather on 29th Mar 2021

Smoking a tobacco pipe is among those activities—like learning an instrument, or painting, or golf—where you can get started quickly but easily misstep and learn bad habits. But a pipe is also more than just a hobby; it’s a sacred and contemplative pastime, and one that’s poised to serve you with …
10 English Blends to Try Before The End of the Year

10 English Blends to Try Before The End of the Year

Posted by Matt Vandenburgh on 26th Mar 2021

There are so many blends of tobacco available that it sometimes can be challenging to pick out what you want to enjoy. Although you can certainly fall back to your old favorites, there are times where experimentation and trying new things will come in handy. Find something new to experience, so …
10 Tobacco Pipes For All Budgets for 2021

10 Tobacco Pipes For All Budgets for 2021

Posted by Matthew Vandenburgh on 3rd Mar 2021

Smoking with a tobacco pipe can be an expensive hobby. There are so many different pipes, and some of them can get very pricy. For those of us that want to enjoy the hobby of pipe smoking but feel hamstrung by budgetary concerns, fear not! There are always plenty of options available to you that wil …
Factory vs. Artisan Tobacco Pipes

Factory vs. Artisan Tobacco Pipes

Posted by Matthew Vandenburgh on 18th Feb 2021

Tobacco pipes come in so many different shapes, sizes, and styles that it can be challenging to figure out which direction to go in. A big debate you might see on forums and between tobacco pipe enthusiasts is if you prefer to have an artisan made pipe, or rather a factory made one.Since we're all a …
​ Pipes and Cigars: How They Can Offer Different Experiences

​ Pipes and Cigars: How They Can Offer Different Experiences

Posted by Jack Rather on 17th Feb 2021

When it comes to smoking, pipes and cigars each provide an experience that makes them unique as mediums of smoking. Pipes and cigars offer a premium smoking experience that brings appreciation through taste, aromas, and ritual.Smoking pipes and cigars have a unique style, elegance, and sophisticati …
Glossary of Tobacco Pipe and Pipe Tobacco Terms

Glossary of Tobacco Pipe and Pipe Tobacco Terms

Posted by Jack Rather on 9th Feb 2021

Figuring out the world and culture of pipe smoking is difficult and treacherous. Just like any other hobby or practice in life, the right resources make developing a meaningful connection to the activity considerably easier.       When you dig into pipe smoking, you …
The Pipe Cleaner Compendium

The Pipe Cleaner Compendium

Posted by Matt Vandenburgh on 5th Feb 2021

Proper care and maintenance will prolong your pipe's life. After each use, you should be taking the appropriate steps to clean your pipe to have it ready for the next use. Like making your bed, brushing your teeth, or mowing the lawn, this is an important task that helps maintain your quality of …
Cigar Shapes and Sizes: The Ultimate Guide

Cigar Shapes and Sizes: The Ultimate Guide

Posted by Jack Rather on 2nd Feb 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 …
11 Awesome Cigar Accessories to Buy

11 Awesome Cigar Accessories to Buy

Posted by Jack Rather on 20th Jan 2021

Smoking cigars is more than an occasional treat. It's a lifestyle. And to maintain that lifestyle, there are a few essential extras you'll need if you want to make the most out of your cigar experience.There are many cigar accessories serving all manner of purposes. When shopping online for the …