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Dunhill Elizabethan Mixture

When the Dunhill range was re-released a few years ago many have asked for more to come back. We got the nightcap back and soon we will see Elizabethan Mixture on Tobacconist Gantries very soon. I have managed to get my hands of a tin from a contact somewhere in Europe (no i wont say

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G L Pease – Jack Knife Plug

Now I have been wanting to try this since I heard about it. I mentioned I wanted to try it, thinking I could one day. Then out of the blue, Elliott let me know he has some and is willing to trade. I got a goodie bag from him, JackKnife plus was in there. I

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A Rough Guide to Aromatics

I was asked by HampshirePipe on twitter to make a few videos about tobaccos. In this video i try to explain a few tobaccos and style charcituristics. ****DISCLAIMER**** This is to the best of my knowledge, but im human and i have learnt all this from reading books/blogs, taking to manufactures/customers and watching you lot

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August Pipe Club

Video about August Pipe Club, Robin Hood Tampers, Old Paris Snuff, Old Ashton Tobacco & More Pipe Club Tobaccos Gawith Hoggarth – Balkan Flake Petersons – 3Ps McLintock – Crème de Casis Orlik – Bulls Eye Gawith Hogagrth – Ultimum MacBaren – Vanilla Cream (Loose Cut) For more info on the Nottingham Pipe Club, visit

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JPS Silver Rolling Tobacco

With the increase in RYO (Roll Your Own) smokers in the UK, the market is growing. Many people making the switch have never smoked rollies before, leaving them with an increasing array of brands to choose from. One technique tried over the years, was producing known brands. This has probably happened earlier, but then i would be too

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Winfield – Red

Now i used to smoke Winfield Cigarettes 9/10 years ago, when you could still get them in the UK. At the time many saw them as a cheap and nasty brand. While i cant really remember that well, i did used to enjoy them. 5 years ago while on holiday in the South of France,

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Pall Mall Rolling Tobacco

Now im sure this only went a year or so ago, but Pall Mall Rolling tobacco is back. I used to smoke this as part of mix, 50% Pall Mall to 50% Samson Green Or Old Holborn Yellow. But seeing as all 3 went, I have had to change it up a lot. At first

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Gold Blends – Amaretto

Blended in : Germany (By PÖSCHL) Contains : Virginia & Burley Cased/Top : Amaretto Pipe : Peterson System style reject I should have planned my smoking order, hindsight great isn’t it? After the Irish Whiskey, this light blend is going to taste at its best. I gave it a good 30 mins of beer and

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C17th UK Tobacco Black Market

When you think of Tobacco fields, Cuba and the American South are the obvious ones. But in the C17th a large swath of the UK was growing tobacco for commercial use. At first it was over looked, the UK tobacco was seen as low quality and hard to cure. By 1619 King James bans the

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Blue Ridge “Smoking Tobacco”

Now im unsure on this! Is it a pipe/shag tobacco or a rolling tobacco?? Im guessing, that at £4 for 25g its a shag. So dont go putting it in rizla my friends, or your local stockist will get anally raped by Customs! After a few gaps had appeared on our gantry i opted to

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