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Trial by Fire

Trial by Fire

by Tad Gage and Bobby Fabian We’re reviewing exciting newer blends this round, including entries from Cult (Scandinavian Tobacco Group), the reintroduction of the classic Bengal Slices, new 4th Generation offerings from Erik Stokkebye and a jewel of a red Virginia from Cornell & Diehl. With all the talk about what Food and Drug Administration […]

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Trial by fire

Trial by fire

This go around, we danced with Sasquatch and sipped some new offerings from German-made Cup O’ Joes, then took a short tour of family history with the Stokkebye 4th Generation tobaccos. The tinned series from Cup O’ Joes features a fanciful Bigfoot theme. Highlighting the consistently high-quality tobaccos from manufacturer Kohlhase & Kopp, they left […]

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Pipestuff

Pipestuff

Wessex pipes Wessex pipes are handcrafted at the Lorenzetti factory, founded in 1934 by master pipe carver Otello Lorenzetti. The factory remains headquartered in the family’s original house in Macerata, Italy. Only the finest Italian briar is used for all Wessex pipes. The new Wessex Bristol pipes are available in either smooth or black sandblast […]

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Alabama pipe celebration

Alabama pipe celebration

You might not expect that a center of pipe smoking in the U.S. would be located in a 150-year-old farmhouse in Homewood, Ala. This is a place with actual gravestones still in the yard, along with an outhouse (though it has indoor plumbing now, too). It’s not a farm anymore—buildings have grown up around it […]

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Pipestuff

Pipestuff

Stokkebye 4th Generation pipe tobaccos Erik Stokkebye has launched 4th Generation pipe tobaccos, available in 100-gram and 3.5-ounce tins. The new pipe tobacco series consists of four blends: 1957, 1931, 1897 and 1855; named after the birth years of Erik Stokkebye, his father, Peter, grandfather Erik Paul and great-grandfather Erik Peter, respectively; four generations who […]

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Smokin’ time at The Briary

The Briary

On Feb. 5, The Briary of Homewood, Ala., hosted its third annual pipe smoking contest. More than a smoking contest, this event has become a carnival for pipe smokers.   “It was our best event yet,” says Skip Elliott, proprietor of The Briary. “We had people coming in from all over; it was standing room […]

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