Pipe Tobacco

Pipe Tobacco Review: McClelland Frog Morton Is a Rich, Flavorful Smoke

In his 4th Review for simplystogies.com, Michael reviews McClelland’s Frog Morton. Sadly, like all of McClelland’s blends, this has been discontinued. However, the original Frog Morton, also known as ‘Frog on a log’ due to the tin art is among the most accessible of the McClelland tins in the pipe tobacco consignment market, likely from…

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Everything You Need to Know to About Smoking Pipe Tobacco

Introduction From the outside, pipe smoking can be daunting. How do you choose a pipe? What tobaccos do you start with? How do you pack a bowl? How do you light it? Tamping, what does that even mean? This is a quick guide to help those intrigued by the hobby of pipe smoking by providing…

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Pipe Tobacco Review: Wessex Gold Slice

Wessex Gold Slice is the subject of Michael’s third pipe tobacco review on simplystogies.com. Gold Slice is a straight Virginia flake with no discernable or advertised added flavoring. Like most straight Virginias, this Flake is designed for the experienced pipe smoker, requiring a mature palate to fully appreciate the nuances, and the mechanical expertise to…

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Peterson University Flake Pipe Tobacco Review

INTRODUCTION In this pipe tobacco review, we’ll be reviewing Peterson University Flake. This a classic tobacco blend of Virginia and Burley, treated with a famed plum topping, pressed into a plug, then sliced into neat, attractive, flakes. Intriguingly, University Flake is a deeply aromatic pipe tobacco but based upon high quality leaf instead of flavorless…

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Presbyterian Mixture

OVERVIEW BULK or TIN:   Tin SIZE:   50 g ORIGIN: Virginia – United States Oriental – Macedonia Latakia – Cyprus BLENDING HOUSE/PRODUCER:   Planta BLENDING COMPONENTS:   Virginia, Oriental, Latakia STRENGTH:   4/7 SOURCE:   Smoking Pipes ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Central Pennsylvania Backyard WHEN: June-July 2020 DRINKS: Filtered water WEATHER: Hot, 80s-90s WHAT’S ON: The mewling of catbirds PRODUCTION RELEASE TYPE…

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