Samuel Gawith – Squadron Leader


“This tobacco epitomises the traditional English tobacco. Blended dark and bright Virginias, together with Latakia and Turkish leaf results in a perfect, medium bodied product which gives a rich and slow burning smoke.” – Samuel Gawith In the name of transparency, I will admit to you that this is my favorite blend to smoke with…

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McClelland – Frog Morton Across the Pond


“Remarkably cool-smoking, delightfully fragrant. Frog Morton journeyed far across the pond to find the exotic components for this rich, smooth pipe tobacco blend enhanced with rare Syrian Latakia. He says it was worth the trip.” McClelland Tobacco Frog Morton, having taken its name from the port city Frogmorton from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, lives up…

McClelland – Frog Morton


“An exceptionally dark, rich and full Latakia Mixture designed for those who desire really satisfying Latakia flavor but want a pipe tobacco soft enough to smoke anytime. It took Frog Morton four years designed for smoking in quiet serenity. It is his proudest achievement.” – McClelland It is a bold move to name a tobacco line…

Sutliff – Kasimir


First and foremost, what does the term “Kasimir” refer to? According to the Sutliff description, Kasimir was the name given to a vast amount of Polish kings and military leaders as a sign of their power and authority. This was a term of great honor and elevated the status of the recipient above all others.…

Savinelli English Mixture


As of late, I have noticed a recurring theme among pipe smokers: Many begin pipe smoking with Aromatics and later begin smoking English blends. There comes a point with some pipe smokers when Aromatic tobacco is simply not as satisfying as an English blend. There seems to be an evolution of the palate making English blends preferable…

McClelland 5110 – Dark English


When I was employed as a tobacconist, I always told my customers that pipe smoking is a hobby.  Pipe smoking is considered a pastime for a reason.  All serious pipe smokers know there exists a culture of pipe smoking, and that is part of the appeal to millennials who have taken up the pastime. As…