Category Archives: General

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Corn Cobs – Why Are They So Popular?!

The pipe smoking world is awash with opinions on corn cob versus briar pipes.  And this tells us one very important aspect about them – just about every pipe smoker owns…

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William Faulkner

Pipe Smoking and the Creative Arts

Recently I was looking through some files of vintage images, keeping an eye out for pipe smokers, when it became clear that almost every pipe smoker image I came across…

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Carey’s Pipe & Tobacco Shop Summer 2016 Catalogue 125

Welcome to Edition 125 of Carey’s Pipe and Tobacco Shop Catalogue. Our 32 pages are again packed with your favourite Carey pipes including the ever popular Carey Milano Magic Inch…

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music & pipes

Pipe Smoking and Music

            Pipe smoking and expressive talents go hand in hand. Our ranks are full of artists of every media—painters, poets, writers and musicians especially. This month,…

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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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Hav-a-tampa Jewels

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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