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Carey catalogue 125 WEB01 copy

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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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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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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Filling a pipe

Pipe Dreams – Pack it In!

Even after forty years of on and off pipe smoking, I can still get it wrong. Sometimes it may be a new pipe, or one with a narrower – or…

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More WGM Discounts!

Hot on the heels of the departure of our beautiful WGM XL pipe to a new and deserving home, here comes another deal.  This time we are offering the beautiful…

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