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For the Remainder of Your Life

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    If you could only have 1 pipe tobacco blend for the rest of your life what would you choose, and why?

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    Nitecap!

    The Old Cajun
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    Dunhill MM965. It is a good hearty, smokey latakia blend. It always makes me smile and I'm rarely more than several days without a bowlful, if not every day. It is priced reasonably, burns easy and doesn't require a lot of relights. The new blend is helped by a little age, I try to keep at least a year ahead of my use in my cellar and that blend is by far the majority of the cellar.

    Al

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    I would be quite happy with Exhausted Rooster!

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    Probably Escudo, but I don't know if I have a definitive "favourite", yet. GL Pease Quiet Nights is right up there.

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    I have to go with the old cajun here. Nightcap without a doubt.
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    I think I'd have to say Deep Hollow, for some reason I can never go wrong with red and black Virginias.

    Smoke your pipe and be silent; there's only wind and smoke in the world. - Irish Proverb
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    Probably Escudo. But there are another 2-3 blends that are a close 2nd.

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    Meridian. Because it is delicious.

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    Probably London Mixture, because it tastes good first thing in the morning through to last thing at night.

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    I have too many friends who are blenders to answer that question publicly. So, I plead the 5th.

    Pipechickenstud

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    Loving the post so far, everyone keep it up! Ill post my choice if this thread makes it to 1000 post. Lets do this!

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    Depends on the moment you ask me. For now. McC Blackwoods Flake.

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    After the past 2 days I would have to go with Coyote Classic.
    since my 1st bowl yesterday I can't seem to get enough, never had a tobacco that hooked me so quick.

    Kent

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    Definitely Peterson Old Dublin. Nothing else quite like it!

    Only a poor, uncreative mind cannot come up with more than one way to spell a word. - Mark Twain
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    Only one? I have 23 favorites, lol. But I guess if I had to choose it would be Capstan Original Navy Flake. I have been including one with every TAD order I make.

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    St. James Flake!

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    Probably Dunhill Flake.

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    Haddo's Delight, no question.

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    i would choose a different question to answer. But if you forced me, I might agree with Bradley. Nightcap. Tough choice though, there are a lot of options.

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    On the Bayou, or the Crooner blend from C&D.

    Ron
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    Tough for me. Nightcap is my favorite blend, but it's not really an all-day for me. 965 really fills that role. I guess my choice would have to be Westminster, since I could smoke it any time of day or all day but it's still very rich and has blenty of latakia. Plus it's a very, very close second to Nightcap.

    "I don't want any of your statistics; I took your whole batch and lit my pipe with it." -Mark Twain
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    Man I see all of you guys have great taste in tobacco. I see a general tendency in the thread developing.

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    I think my two favorite blends are Anniversary Kake and Frog Morton. It would depend what I had to drink with me. Coffee or tea Anniversary Kake anything else would be Frog on the Log.

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    Hard to say, but I guess it would be between Lane 1Q and Williams C. C. Cavendish.

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    Wessex Campaign Brigade Dark Flake

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    Condor ready rubbed. Easy choice. Stay away from it. If you smoke it, you will never be quite satisfied by any other smoke again. Sadly, I have already been hooked. Each time I promise to stop overpaying for it, I fail. It calls to me, and I can't resist.

    Joking, really....well....sort of...

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    SPC Plum Pudding because it's so tasty!

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    Nat Sherman 536. Second choice, Dunhill 965. If I had to choose an aro, Lane's LL-7.

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    +1 for Nat Sherman 536.

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    No surprise here for me, CH or PA. Easy to get, easy to smoke, easy to relax.

    If at first you don't succeed, have another bowl.
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    Probably Haddo's Delight. I like it and the wife likes the room note. But next week it maybe Hal o' the Wynd.

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    I would say Frog Morton Cellar.

    "Be seeing you"


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    probably Old Dog for me.

    “A pipe in the mouth makes it clear that there has been no mistake–you are undoubtedly a man.”
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    SG Full Virginia Flake. Being stuck with only one kind of tobacco seems like some kind of nightmare scenario but with FVF I think I could make due.

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    Peterson Old Dublin. It is huge in the flavor department. And to quote Jud, "BASMA!"

    My soul has had enough chicken soup, it needs more TESD podcast.
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    This morning it would be GL Pease Westminster.

    Credo quia absurdum!
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    I could never smoke just one blend, but for the sake of the thread, I will pick,

    Wessex Brigade Campaign Dark Flake

    Harris
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    I would have to say Deep Hollow!

    ‎"Thoughts become things!"
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    P.S. Luxury Bullseye Flake.

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    Glad I can smoke many blends, but if only one I would choose Dunhill 965.

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    Looks like everyone has great taste in Baccy

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    Nightcap, but I might say billy budd depending on the day

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    Stonehaven (no hesitation here)

    “Apples for walking, and a pipe for sitting.”
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    Right now if I had to choose it would be Deep Hollow.
    But maybe Frog Morton
    Ahhh what about the OGS?
    I like to many to just pick one. But those three are in the hunt with a PS LBF close behind

    “I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgement in all human affairs.”
    -Albert Einstein, 1950
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    May the Almighty spare me from such a decision! I would likely take Peretti D-7485 and the Frog Morton series.

    Eric
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    Keep them coming

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    Solani Silver Flake

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    Tasty,tasty post I see
    Good for you good for me
    We all like to come around
    So let me know when you get to town
    We will have a smoke we will have a beer
    Can not wait for you to appear.

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    CH for me, whenever I can't make up my mind Carter Hall scratches the itch. However SG Best Brown Flake would be my second choice, not an everyday/all day kind of smoke which is why CH tops the list, but I love the flavour in the right pipe.

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    McClelland St James Woods, can't get over how different this is for a va/per, and the caramelly/toasted marshmallow sweetness I sometimes get about 1/2-2/3 way through seals the deal on this one as my favorite.

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    That's a tough one as my favorites always seem to change but one that I crave is GL Pease Ashbury with a close second being SPC Plum Pudding. Both are unique and delicious.

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    McClelland St. James Wood a great VaPer.

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    Without a moment's hesitation: C&D's bulk Star of the East.

    The pipe eases you into the present moment - savor your pipe & you'll savor this moment.
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    It has to be Lane 1-Q. I'm still new to pipe smoking, but this is my favorite so far.

    Kind Regards
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    PSBS

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    No hesitation. Haddo's Delight

    Alan

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    Just one pipe? That's harsh! It would have to be my Peterson Silver-mounted Straight Grain (sitter)#304. Not only is it beautiful to look at and a perfect smoker (as you would expect), but it is built to last my lifetime and many more.

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    If it had to be an OTC, I would go with SWR, or CH.

    If not limited to OTC, I'd go with GHC Bob's Chocolate Flake, or GHC Bright CR Flake.

    "To Learn Who Rules You, Find Out Who You Can't Criticize" Voltaire

    "The pipe draws wisdom from the lips of the philosopher, and shuts up the mouth of the foolish; it generates a style of conversation, contemplative, thoughtful, benevolent, and unaffected..."
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    Luxury Navy Flake . Just suits me.

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    I usually say Dark Flake but I've been loving Cumberland lately. Delectable VAs showcase a great dark-fired.

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    Thanks everyone for conforming with this thread, I have very much enjoyed reading each and every post. So if anyone else would like to add more to this post please do, I will not over look any of your post.

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    Boswell Northwoods. Second choice would be Pirate Kake.

    I like to smoke pipes
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    Currently: Old Gowrie. It's mild, somewhat sweet, and has just the right amount of perique. Any more would be too much for my tender palate.

    A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, "You are mad; you are not like us."

    -St. Anthony the Great
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    I'll leave it up to you - either Orlik Golden Slices or Escudo.

    Too tough for me to call it.

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    Trout Stream, 1Q, Mac Baren 7 Seas Gold

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    Penzance..you mean there's another blend out there with real flavor?

    " I'm talking about the kind of sound you can feel. When it comes to great stereo you can't beat big speakers, I'm talking about big speakers with big woofers."
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    Dark Flake and Nightcap

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    I can only narrow it down to 5. Magnum Opus, Blackhouse, Frog Morton Cellar, Penzance, Yenidje Highlander.

    If I was forced to absolutely pick one I'd say Magnum Opus.

    "These are ghosts that are more at home in a girdle-filled drawer than one of my pipes." Quote by Neil Archer Roan on lakeland ghosts
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    Dunhill Royal Yacht.

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