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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 …
Meerschaum Pipes: The Complete Overview

Meerschaum Pipes: The Complete Overview

Posted by Matthew Vandenburgh on 19th Jan 2021

So you’re looking for a pipe to smoke and enjoy. You can go with a corn cob, or maybe even a classic briar pipe. For the purist though, you are not likely to get a better smoke than with a meerschaum pipe.What is Meerschaum?From a literal translation, meerschaum is the German word for seafoam, while …

Best Pipe Tobacco Blends [2021 Update]

Posted by Terry Williams on 13th Jan 2021

Bulk TobaccoIf you want to make sure your favorite pipe tobacco blend is always close at hand, you will need to buy it in bulk. You can find the best pipe tobacco blends below. If you’re buying bulk for the first time and/or are unsure how to store it, read our dos and don’ts for cellaring tobacco w …
Favorite Pipe Brands [2021 Update]

Favorite Pipe Brands [2021 Update]

Posted by Terry Williams on 13th Jan 2021

Short List of Favorite Pipe Brands We CarryFor a new pipe smoker or a collector branching out into other lines, the large selection of tobacco pipes available can sometimes seem daunting. To help make it a little easier, scroll these visual examples of some of the most popular brands of smoking …
The Complete Pipe Smoker Gift Guide

The Complete Pipe Smoker Gift Guide

Posted by Jack Rather on 7th Jan 2021

Did you know that the vintage art of pipe smoking has been gaining more and more popularity each year?While cigarettes and cigars can offer a great smoking experience, nothing is as refined and personal as smoking loose-leaf tobacco out of one of your favorite pipes. Even the pipes themselves c …
The Ultimate Guide to Macanudo Inspirado Black Cigars

The Ultimate Guide to Macanudo Inspirado Black Cigars

Posted by Jack Rather on 3rd Jan 2021

There's nothing like sitting back and relaxing with your favorite cigar. It's a way to connect with friends or to finish off a long day.No matter when or how you enjoy cigar smoking, it's important to know which cigars to smoke. And, with so many cigar options out there, you have an abundance t …
Filtered Pipes: Savinelli balsa system

Filtered Pipes: Savinelli balsa system

Posted by Matt Vandenburgh on 29th Dec 2020

For the uninitiated, tobacco pipes can be smoked with or without filters. These filters are the source of major debates between pipe smokers. Some love them and use them religiously, others will never touch them. For you, it will all depend on what your experience is and if you enjoyed it and want t …
​ What Makes Cohiba Black a Top-Rated Cigar?

​ What Makes Cohiba Black a Top-Rated Cigar?

Posted by Jack Rather on 29th Dec 2020

Cigars come in a vast array of flavors, shapes, sizes, and strengths—from milder smokes ideal for beginners all the way up to robust, hearty smokes for the discerning cigar aficionado. But among all the fine cigars on the market, there are a few that stand out even among their venerable company.The …
Are you collecting Peterson Pipes?

Are you collecting Peterson Pipes?

Posted by Jack Rather on 28th Dec 2020

With over 150 years worth of choices, adding to your collection of Peterson pipes can be an exercise in analysis paralysis. The current portfolio is enough to keep you sorting through choices for months. Add estate considerations and, although not really infinite, the choices begin to feel that way. …