Category Archives: General

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danish pipes

The Rise And Rise Of Pipe Smoking In Denmark

The increase in smoke signals a realisation of pipe dreams by Christian Wenande Once a hot-bed of enthusiasts, the Danish scene’s embers are again aglow thanks to a new generation…

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What’s Carey’s closest blend to…?

Carey’s Private Blend pipe tobacco is high quality made in Denmark alongside some of the most famous household names past and present. Customers continually ask us what is closest to…

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Beginner’s Guide to Vaping – Definitive Guide To Using Your E-pipe

With new technology comes new challenges and the e-pipe (or vaping pipe, or vape pipe), despite actually being a reasonably simple piece of kit, seems to throw up more than…

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What sweet cigars are available?

A question we are being asked more and more, probably because it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find them, is: What sweet flavoured cigars are available? This may be due to…

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A Sad Farewell To Some Old Friends. But Fear Not…

Those of you receiving our quarterly catalogue will know by now the sad news that the EU has been meddling once again, and like with all these things there is…

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Is it possible to mix exactly the same blend of pipe tobacco, time after time, so as to obtain an unvarying flavour and aroma for many years?

An interesting question from a pipe guide book from the 60s when blending one’s own pipe tobacco was not uncommon: Is it possible to mix exactly the same blend of…

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tipe tobacco moisture

How moist should pipe tobacco be? Can excessive moisture harm the tobacco?

A simple test can tell you whether your pipe tobacco has the proper moisture content. Grasp a handful of pipe tobacco and press it together for a few seconds, in your fist.

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Beginner’s Guide to Vaping – What is an E-pipe?

Electronic pipes… what are they, and what are they like to ‘smoke’? I suppose the first thing to say is that they aren’t like normal tobacco pipes.  It sounds obvious…

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History of Pipe Tobacco and Pipe Smoking Part 1

Huron Indian myth has it that in ancient times, when the land was barren and the people were starving, the Great Spirit sent forth a woman to save humanity. As…

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Carey’s Pipe & Tobacco Shop Spring 2016 Catalogue 124

Welcome to the latest Edition of my Catalogue, packed with all your favourite Carey and Guest Brand Pipes, Accessories and Tobaccos including some newcomers – the Aldo Velani Soave now…

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