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The Best Food & Drink to Pair with Pipe Smoking

The Best Food & Drink to Pair with Pipe Smoking

Pipe smoking has gone hand in hand with certain drinks for a long time. Here are a few favorites, that have been popular since the earliest days of pipe smoking. These are:   • Whiskey • Bourbon • Brandy • Scotch • Beer • Tea • Coffee   Typically, it’s not something for during a meal. It’s a way to unwind and spark a conversation after the fact. Pipe smokers quickly discover there are certain foods and drinks that work better as pre-pipe meals than others.     This is an unqualified opinion, but here are a few of my...


Why smoke a tobacco pipe

Why smoke a tobacco pipe

There are easier ways to smoke tobacco than with a pipe. You can pack the leaf loosely in the bowl making it burn so hot and fast you scorch your tongue, or you could pack it so densely that you can barely draw smoke through it.  However, if you do take the time to pack and light a tobacco pipe correctly, you can expect the following benefits.   Better Company Who Smokes Pipes? Geniuses Outdoorsmen Gandalf    A More Pleasing Aroma to You and Others Cigarette smokers are being pushed into smaller and smaller zones of society. They’ve been kicked...


Contemplating the pipe

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Contemplating the pipe

We choose our pipe, carefully select our tobacco, settle into our favourite chair and introduce the flame to the leaf. But it's more than just this. There are many different reasons people enjoy pipe smoking, but have you ever thought of how or why this culture has found its way into your life? For many it is a time to contemplate, reflect, forget the day’s worries or maybe just holding your favorite piece of briar brings a welcomed ease. One of pipe smoking’s most alluring attributes is how it provides us with calming comfort and offers a temporary detachment from...