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How to smoke a pipe #6: Build Cake

How to smoke a pipe #6: Build Cake

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 29th Apr 2014

Developing a proper cake inside the bowl of your new tobacco pipe is a critical step in ensuring your pipe lasts for years to come. This can be one of the most frustrating parts of learning to smoke a pipe--knowing when you have just the right thickness and developing it in the first place.Why …
5 most popular Peterson Pipe Series

5 most popular Peterson Pipe Series

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 25th Apr 2014

With over two dozen different tobacco pipe series and hundreds of variations within them, it’s easy to see why choosing a Peterson pipe could quickly become confusing. To help you narrow it down, we’re taking a look at our five most popular series of pipes from Peterson today.Who cares if a pipe is …
How to smoke a pipe #5: Filters

How to smoke a pipe #5: Filters

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 23rd Apr 2014

There is plenty of advice on how to smoke a tobacco pipe, especially on the subject of filtered versus unfiltered pipes. These are our thoughts, we’d love to read yours in the comments below.In the United States most tobacco pipe smokers prefer unfiltered pipes, but in many European countries only f …
How to smoke a pipe #4: Pick a pipe

How to smoke a pipe #4: Pick a pipe

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 21st Apr 2014

In coming to Part 4 of our series on how to smoke a tobacco pipe, we realized that maybe we could’ve started with this, the first step: Choosing a Pipe.If you’ve decided it’s high time that you spend more time slowing down and contemplating the world (or just prepping for draft day with Sports Cente …
Tobacco Pipes Made in Ireland

Tobacco Pipes Made in Ireland

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 16th Apr 2014

It’s hard to think of tobacco pipes made in Ireland and think of anything other than a Peterson Pipe.Petersonof Dublin is, far and away, the most famous Irish pipe brand. Known around the world for their distinct design, P-lip and unique smoking system, these pipes have over a century’s worth of Iri …
How to smoke a pipe #3: Light Up

How to smoke a pipe #3: Light Up

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 16th Apr 2014

There is a trunk or two full of advice, most of it bumping heads, on how to smoke a tobacco pipe. In this new series, we’ll give you our thoughts. Follow it, share yours, pass it on if you like. We can’t wait to read your comments. Part 1 covered pipe rotation, Part 2 covered cleaning your pipe …
How to smoke a pipe #2: Cleaning

How to smoke a pipe #2: Cleaning

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 13th Apr 2014

A quick internet search will yield a kaleidoscope of contradicting advice on how to smoke a pipe. In this series, we give you our two smoke’s worth. Follow it, disagree with it, share it...Read Part One on pipe rotation to see how it all started.Care and cleaning of your smoking pipeProper cleaning …
Do Peterson pipes have filters?

Do Peterson pipes have filters?

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 28th Mar 2014

Peterson tobacco pipesare some of the most beloved pipes on the market. The Irish-made pipes are produced in many shapes and sizes, most without a traditional filter.A filter alternativePeterson pipes do not use a filter, but that doesn’t mean you’ll have a wet or heavy smoke! The Peterson Dry Syste …
Tobacco Pipe Collector: Mark Krupilski

Tobacco Pipe Collector: Mark Krupilski

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 20th Mar 2014

Mark Krupilski from Kentucky agreed to be the first in our new series of Tobacco Pipe Collector spotlights. Once a month or so, we’ll share a story with you about the people who smoke our tobacco pipes. Want to be featured in this series? Contact us.The interview with Mark began with Pink Floyd. …
Peterson St. Patrick’s Day: A lucky pipe

Peterson St. Patrick’s Day: A lucky pipe

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 16th Mar 2014

The St. Patrick’s Day holiday is celebrated all over the western world, but is of particular significance to the Irish. Ireland, the home of St. Patrick, enjoys this March tradition with parades, special Catholic Mass and if you’re a pipe smoker, with a Peterson St. Patrick’s Day Pipe.What is S …