Mac Baren HH Rustica Review

Mac Baren HH Rustica

Let’s take a break from the world’s nonsense for a moment, because something more important is happening.  Allow me to elaborate: When I first heard about Mac Baren’s HH Bold Kentucky being released, I was working as a tobacconist at the local Tinder Box.  I picked up the phone and dialed my rep and I […]

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John Cotton’s Double-Pressed Virginia

It seems like an eternity since I’ve sat down and written about tobacco, and it’s been a little less than a month. In that month, it’s been wild watching the world change so much. I enjoy relating my observations of the world as a connection with my pipe tobacco reviews, because for me, it dictates […]

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Mississippi River Rum Barrel-Aged Review

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Unlike the other folks of the Northern Hemisphere, Americans endure winter.  We hardly celebrate or embrace it, and when we do, it’s often expensive, like skiing, or specialized, like ice fishing.  There isn’t much in the way of “winter culture.”  When I talk to Finnish, Icelandic or Swedish friends, for whom this is a large […]

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Seattle Pipe Club Plum Pudding Bourbon Barrel Aged Review

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It was pretty wild to me today as I was writing no “1” in the space allotted for denoting the year. 2019 went out no more spectacular or horrific than any other given year this decade. Personally, if I were to do a review of the last decade as a whole (minus getting through this […]

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Plum Pudding Bourbon Barrel Aged by Seattle Pipe Club Review

Seattle Pipe Club Clay Pipe and Bourbon Barrel Aged Plum Pudding

Bourbon Barrel Aged … fill-in-the-blank … but fill it in with Seattle Pipe Club’s Plum Pudding Tobacco … Holy Shit Dude! Sorry, but that’s what I say. That’s my uncontrollable blurt out for “Wow!”. That was my initial reaction to just the idea, and also my reaction after smoking it. You know that feeling you […]

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