Category: Lifestyle

HOUSE BLEND PIPE TOBACCOS

Hobbit’s Weed For years, the former Tewksbury & Company’s Hobbit’s Weed was one of the most popular aromatics in America. The company shuttered operations after the passing of the draconian Tobacco Control Act of 2009, but the tobacco blend lived on. At this point, the recipe is pretty much public domain. While anyone can mix a batch up, collecting the…

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CIGAR ADVENT CALENDARS

In the last couple of years, the traditional children’s advent calendar has taken on a completely new life. There are now advent calendars for many types of interests that the 19th century German Lutherans that began the tradition might not recognize — calendars for Dogs, for Scotch Lovers, for Women’s Make-up, for Tequila Lovers, for Cats and, yes, Cigar Lovers.…

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PCA POSITION STATEMENT ON PIPE TOBACCO

PCA (Premium Cigar Association), formerly named IPCPR and, before that, RTDA, is the largest premium tobacco trade group in America. While their name no longer includes traditional tobacco pipes, their efforts on behalf of this important category are still the best in the nation. PCA’S OFFICIAL POSITION STATEMENT OCTOBER 4, 2022 The Premium Cigar Association (PCA) is committed to defending…

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PETERSON 2022 HALLOWEEN PIPES

Peterson’s annual, limited-edition Halloween pipes usher in the spooky holiday season with prominent Peterson shapes presented in ghoulish finishes inspired by All Hallow’s Eve. The 2022 edition presents a host of fan-favorite Classic shapes in cauldron-black sandblasted finishes, topped by bright nickel army mounts and vibrant, solid-orange acrylic fishtail stems. This limited seasonal range offers something for every smoker with…

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BILBO BAGGINS’ BIRTHDAY, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND

I know Bilbo Baggins is a fictional character, but something so trivial as being real should not deter us from celebrating his birthday! So, Peter and I whipped-up a batch of Tewksbury & Company’s Hobbit’s Weed. We used the original recipe with the original ingredients, recreating this popular blend. We’re calling our’s Hobbit’s Weed — Second Lunch. Here’s the recipe:…

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PETERSON 2022 CHRISTMAS PIPES

To say this year’s Peterson 2022 Christmas Pipe drop was robust might be an understatement. In this single release, there’s Army Smooth, Army Rusticated, Spigot Smooth and Spigot Rusticated – SIXTY individual options in all. Each year since 2009, Peterson has released a special-edition Christmas pipe, typically presenting an array of popular Classic shapes in a singular finish unique to…