The Everyman Pipe

Sherlock Holmes Smooth Dark Stained Hudson is center stage. It came with Cornell& Diehl's St. Patrick's Day Special Reserve 2022 small batch blend of Bright Virginias, hazelnut, vanilla, a variety of canvendish and a smooth creamy topping. A lovely blend. In the background is 2021/2022 4th Generation limited edition Jubilaeums Flake, a tobacco blend dedicated to Erik Stokkebye's grandfather, Erik Poul. Photo by Fred Brown

Here is the thing. As we all know, there are skilled artisans and wonderfully-crafted pipes in today’s pipes and tobacco marketplaces. And over time, the Pundit has managed to purchase a parcel of these prized pipes. Lately, the Pundit has become particularly interested in Peterson Pipes from Sallynoggin. It has to do with history and […]

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Peterson – Sunset Breeze Review

Peterson Sunset Breeze in the Tin

The holiday season has crept upon us again, and with it the urge, in me at least, to indulge in some unabashed aromatic smoking. In normal times, the holidays are a reason to enjoy feasting and the company of family and friends; aromatics of course make for a pleasant atmosphere for smokers and non-smokers alike, […]

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Peterson Elizabethan Mixture Tobacco Review

Peterson Elizabethan Mixture

If current events have shown anything about humanity, it’s about our attitude. Sometimes it’s admirable and resilient other times it’s cringey and embarrassing. My attitude has struggled through simple activities like mustering the motivation to take out the trash, and so choosing a tobacco that I’ve had problems within the past would either prove a […]

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Peterson Nightcap Tobacco Review

Nightcap Tobacco

Nothing is normal in the year of 2020.  With that, it’s time for a re-revival of a once-popular Dunhill-branded pipe tobacco, one I am fairly fond of, Nightcap.  The sad part is, Nightcap under Dunhill doesn’t exist anymore.  After decades of being handled by Murray’s after some back-and-forth by Dunhill itself, Scandinavian Tobacco Group (or […]

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Changing of the Guard: The End of the Dublin Era at Peterson

James Foster, CST While it’s not late-breaking news at this point about the purchase of Peterson pipes by Laudisi, and the Peterson tobacco line to Scandinavian Tobacco. I did feel it was important to talk to the stakeholders about what the future holds. So strap yourself in as I had a chance to talk to […]

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Peterson University Flake Pipe Tobacco Review

While being a slightly aromatic blend, there are high quality tobaccos at work here too. There is a Burley nuttiness and a light Virginia sweetness combined with a smoky fire-cured Kentucky that makes for a well-rounded flavor. If you are 100% strictly against any hint of top flavoring, then stay away. However, if you have […]

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Peterson of Dublin

The Peterson pipe company in Ireland is known for producing both high quality pipes and excellent tobaccos. You may have heard of "The Peterson System"? The Peterson pipe is unique in that it is designed to contain an interior reservoir in the shank. This reservoir traps condensed tobacco moisture from the smoke, in turn giving […]

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