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The blender’s notebook: Latakia

The blender's notebook: Latakia

In the coming issues, Pipes and tobaccos magazine will be talking to some of the world’s top pipe tobacco blenders about how they do their jobs and create the blends that we all know and love. For the premiere installment, Mary McNiel of McClelland Tobacco Company; Mark Ryan of Daughters & Ryan; Russ Ouellette of […]

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Tom Eltang tobaccos

Tom Eltang tobaccos

Eltang marks his 40th anniversary of pipemaking with a new line of tobaccos by Chuck Stanion photos by Lars Kiel Tom Eltang is hardwired to develop new ideas. He can’t help himself. If he’s showing you a new pipe design he’s just finished, he’s simultaneously telling you about the next idea this one has generated. […]

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Sutliff Tobacco Company to introduce 14 new blends

Sutliff Tobacco Company to introduce 14 new blends

Sutliff to introduce 14 new blends Sutliff Tobacco Company has announced the introduction of 14 new blends to be unveiled at the IPCPR trade show in July, 2014, so watch for availability soon. The new tobaccos will include something for every taste, from Virginia/Perique mixtures to Burley and English blends to full aromatics. Here is […]

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Tobacco renaissance

Tobacco renaissance

STG-Lane Ltd. is in the midst of both introducing new blends and reintroducing some discontinued but popular pipe tobacco blends. by Stephen A. Ross There are very few places that are more pleasant to be in early spring than the American South, where typically mild winters gently transition into glorious, warm, sun-drenched days that reawaken […]

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Perfect union

Perfect union

The popularity of Cornell & Diehl’s pipe tobacco blends leads the company to partner with Laudisi Distribution Group Sometimes a company can be a victim of its own success. That’s certainly been the case with Cornell & Diehl, which produces pipe tobacco brands such as Cornell & Diehl, Hermit Tobacco Works, Castello, Two Friends and […]

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A small shop with a big inventory

A small shop with a big inventory

It doesn’t take a huge space to provide the best in pipe smoking by H. Lee Murphy Was it so long ago that enclosed malls were a prime destination for pipe and cigar shoppers? In the 1980s and even into the 1990s it seemed that every sizable retail center had a tobacco emporium where men […]

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The return of some classics

The return of some classics

Too often we pipe enthusiasts find ourselves reminiscing about and mourning the loss of great pipe tobaccos. So many tobaccos are no longer manufactured, or supply never meets demand, or importation has ceased, and we’re left smoking the other great tobaccos that are still available. But even so, we always miss that iconic blend that […]

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Throwdown 2012

Throwdown 2012

•2nd annual blending competition features vintage John Cotton• Many of us mourn the loss of favorite great tobaccos of the past. Tins of vintage pipe blends fetch exorbitant amounts on eBay as tobacco lovers try to recapture smoking experiences that have long disappeared. But what if the most talented tobacco blenders tried to reconstitute a […]

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Trial by Fire

Trial by Fire

by Tad Gage and Joe Harb     With the prospect of a slight fall cooling in the air, we have tracked down some familiar and newer tobaccos that invite contemplation of the changing seasons and thoughts of a time in the not-too-distant future when the summer’s heat will be a slightly romanticized and cherished memory. Many […]

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