Tag Archives: pipe tobacco

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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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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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Comparing Tobaccos

In the past we’ve written about the relative merits of our tobaccos versus more expensive branded equivalents, with one of the key points we are at pains to make being…

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Beginners Guide to Tobacco – The surprising history of London’s lost tobacco houses

Considered a cure for cancer, ripped-off fingernails and more, smoking tobacco in times of yore was a debonair delight practised throughout London; if you know where to look, a tour…

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