Rattray’s – Westminster Abbey


“Westminster Abbey is far from being religious–this blend is truly a sin!  But smoking this elegant bouquet of Virginia, Burley, and hand-rubbed Virginia Flake blended with some Black Cavendish, every puff is worth the offense.  Each draw fills your mouth with an incredibly delicious cream caramel flavour and you will ask yourself: why haven’t I…

G.L. Pease – Virginia Cream


“Distinctively delicious! G.L. Pease seasons fine red and golden flue-cured Virginia tobaccos with rare condimental leaf, enhancing the result with a subtle vanilla/bourbon topping that is never overbearing. Rare for a blend of its genre, The Virginia Cream delivers on its aromatic promise from the first puff to the bottom of the bowl, while leaving…

Cornell & Diehl – Old Grove


“Though often overlooked for the festive French Quarter, another of New Orleans’ gems lies between City Park Avenue and Bayou Metairie. It’s the Old Grove, home to ancient moss-covered oaks and many more of the city’s oldest trees. Inspired by those monolithic, steadfast landmarks, Old Grove is a unique mixture of bright and red Virginias…

The Proper Pack


If you were to ask me “what the worst experience a pipe smoker can go through is” (besides destroying a beloved pipe), I would say having to dump out a bowl of unsmoked tobacco that isn’t properly smoking because of a bad pack. Everyone hates it! If you are not careful and intentional with every pack,…