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pipe tobacco

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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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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North Pole Expedition

Hopefully many of you will remember a customer of ours, Mark Langridge, who has completed 2 expeditions in Antarctica over the last 7 years, ably assisted by his trusty Carey Sheer…

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Reborn Pipes: Carey Magic Inch Freehand Briar

We were recently contacted by Steve Laug at Reborn Pipes who had just completed a refurbishment of a Carey Freehand, and was interested to know a little more about its…

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Carey’s Pipe & Tobacco Shop Winter 2015 Catalogue 123

Dear Customer – welcome to our latest catalogue, the bumper Winter Edition ready for you to download, peruse here online, or print out if you prefer. If you’ve bought from…

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WGM XL Now 20% OFF – Find Out More Here

  Many of you will know that we are big fans of WGM Meerschaum pipes.  Why?  Because quite simply they are some of the most beautifully carved pieces of meerschaum…

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Vauen Adagio – First Look

The Vauen Adagio is another fine piece of craftsmanship from this German pipe maker. With a large bowl that nestles perfectly in the palm of your hand, and a simple…

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Vauen Fuji

New for 2015 the Fuji takes its name from the famous, snow-capped Japanese mountain. With an unusual sandblasted and white stained finish it’s a real standout pipe and as you’d…

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Want to smoke a pipe but don’t know where to start? Here are a few tips…

Sometimes, as experienced pipe smokers, we tend to forget how utterly daunting it can be for the novice – like trying to enter a mysterious clique speaking a different language…

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St Patrick’s Day Specials!

To view our latest email newsletter, and to claim your 10% OFF Peterson and Carey Black Emerald Isle pipes during the next 24 hours, click here

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