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Tobacco Pipes - 11 Things You’re Forgetting to Do

Tobacco Pipes - 11 Things You’re Forgetting to Do

Posted by Jack Rather on 8th Apr 2021

The distinct joy of smoking a tobacco pipe draws every kind of person at every stage of life. That’s the power of the leaf. From the seasoned veteran with decades under their belt to the newbie who buys their first  Dr. Grabow at the drugstore on their eighteenth birthday …
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 …
5 of the Best Cigars On the Market Right Now

5 of the Best Cigars On the Market Right Now

Posted by Jack Rather on 4th Feb 2021

Do you often look forward to relaxing with friends and family? How’d you like to make these moments more enjoyable with laughter and stories? Smoking the best cigars is an excellent way to unwind and indulge in some a simple pleasure with good company. There's never a bad time to light up a smo …