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10 Best Pipe Tobaccos for Beginners

10 Best Pipe Tobaccos for Beginners

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 27th Jan 2023

I will preface the list with information that I feel may be beneficial to the beginner pipe smoker looking for blends to try. However, you can skip right to the blends with the table of contents below.  Here are the best pipe tobaccos for beginners: Cobblestone Maple Walnut Sutliff Z …
10 Excellent Releases from 2022

10 Excellent Releases from 2022

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 17th Jan 2023

2023 has already been off to a fine start with January full of great releases. But we wanted to take one look back at 2022 and highlight some significant pipes, tobaccos, cigars, and accessories to hit our shelves this past year. This only scratches the surface, but here's som …
10 Strong Pipe Tobaccos for the Full-Strength Enthusiast

10 Strong Pipe Tobaccos for the Full-Strength Enthusiast

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 6th Jan 2023

Strong pipe tobacco can be the delight of a waning evening, the punctuation to a good meal, even the coffee companion to spur on the day for some. That strength enriches a blend, accentuating how we experience the flavor profile and the sensory pleasures of pipe smoking. When we hear of the “balance …
Embracing Ambiguity - A Deep Dive into Cavendish Tobacco

Embracing Ambiguity - A Deep Dive into Cavendish Tobacco

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 23rd Nov 2022

Cavendish origins U.S. and English Style Cavendish Black Cavendish How Cavendish is used in a blend Stoved Virginia Brown Cavendish Unflavored Cavendish Blend base What is Cavendish tobacco? The first thing you’re likely to hear is that it’s not really a tobacco as much as a pro …
Charatan Pipe Tobaccos—5 New Pipe Blends to Try

Charatan Pipe Tobaccos—5 New Pipe Blends to Try

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 21st Sep 2022

Introducing Charatan Pipe Tobaccos! Charatan has a long, rich history in the world of pipes and tobacco. Frederick Charatan began carving Meerschaum pipes in mid-1800s London, and in the following decades would turn briar pipes garnering international prestige from the pipe world. Frederick’s …
Best Smelling Pipe Tobaccos (Top 10 Non-Aromatic Mixtures)

Best Smelling Pipe Tobaccos (Top 10 Non-Aromatic Mixtures)

Posted by Greg Rosenberg on 31st Aug 2022

We recently put together a list of the best-smelling Aromatic pipe tobacco blends, but of course, you don’t have to go to Aromatics for a great room note. Plenty of pipe blends can fill the air with delightful aromas, top flavored or not.That said, some of these room notes may be less pleasant to t …
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 …