A Journey Down the Mississippi River


“Mississippi River actually appeared to Master Blender Joe Lankford in a dream.  Awakened from a sound sleep he grabbed a pencil and scribbled a recipe before the memory faded.  The next morning he used those notes to create a Virginia blend like no other.  Mississippi River was born.  The rest is history in a tin. …

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Comoy’s – Cask #4


I have always had a unique relationship with Comoy’s tobacco.  The first two Comoy’s of London tobaccos I ever tasted were the Cask #2 (Portwood), and Cask #7 (the Coin Sliced).  I found myself enjoying those two quite a bit.  I smoked through all my open tins fairly quickly.  For some reason though, I remained…

Comoy’s – Cask #7


“A blend of ripe Virginia tobaccos spiced with pure Perique.  The center of Black Cavendish smooths out the taste in this slightly aromatic blend.  Select 2-3 slices, rub gently by hand and fill the pipe, then enjoy.” – Comoy’s of London. Don’t be fooled by the name of this brand. Comoy’s of London is actually…

Cornell & Diehl – Oak Alley


“Arguably the most famous of Louisiana’s antebellum mansions, and certainly the most immediately recognizable, Oak Alley is a splendid namesake for this cellar-worthy, new American standard. After establishing an impeccable partnership between sweet Red Virginias and white/brown Burleys, discreet amounts of Perique and Katirini Turkish are added to enhance both the flavor, as well as…

Orlik – Golden Sliced


“This blend is composed of golden Virginia tobaccos with a touch of Perique.  A fine natural sweetness in both taste and aroma characterize Orlik Golden Sliced.  This is a traditional Navy Cut Flake i.e. pressed tobacco and cut into slices.  Rub the tobacco slices gently before filling your pipe.” – Orlik Tobacco Company Orlik has…