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  • Started 3 years ago by CanAsianPiper
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  1. rd02sir

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    Can't seem to find a place to order it online.

    Do you guys just call and order from them directly?

    How well do they deal with Canadians?

    Thanks for your help!!

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  2. docrx

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    Get their number from their website and call them and they will take your order.

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  3. chopz

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    ooh yeah they hate canadians.

    only kidding. wait - you're not a french speaking canadian are you?

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  4. dylan793

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    Unfortunately, it seems the only way to get any is to order directly from them. Inconvenient for us (the customer) but i'm sure it works out better for them cutting out a middle man.

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  5. rd02sir

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    Awesome thanks guys!!

    Chopz- yes I am a Canadian that can speak French. Got a problem with that!!?! Lol

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  6. hobie1dog

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    Call Dan at Boswells....he's a great guy to talk to....I love their pipes and baccy

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  7. carlomarx

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    Boswells does not do internet/online sales. A tad inconvenient perhaps but Boswell believes that the upside is that no one can hack your personal data, credit card number etc.
    As docrx said, give them a call. Their service is excellent, I don't believe you'll be disapointed.
    What are you going to try? I like their Northwoods, Cherry Smash and Premium Burley. And their Mild English is pretty good too.
    Let us know what you think of their tobacco

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  8. brewshooter

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    Yeah, Dan's a good guy. I like the Northwoods and Berry Cobbler quite a bit. Christmas Cookie is also pretty good.

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    Make sure you get the sweet tea too. Good stuff

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  10. macnutz

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    I will be interested to hear about your experience with customs, tax, etc. I live in Vancouver and have yet attempted to order baccy from the States.

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  11. rd02sir

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    Thanks very much for your help gentlemen, I'll be giving Dan a call in a few days.

    Carlo- I'm mostly into aromatics so I want to try the christmas cookie, chocolate cream, berry cobbler, sweat tea. But maybe the sweat tea when it's hotter outside, bring out some citrus.
    I'm looking to get something for the christmas season, I've been looking at one, for get the brand but it was "egg nog". Something with some cinnamon and spices to remind us of the holiday season.

    Unfortunately, because of Canada's import laws, I am only allowed to import 200g's, about 7.5oz. So I won't be trying them all right off the bat.

    Macnutz- I will post back up here when I make the order and again when it's received.

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  12. chopz

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    i'd suggest sweet tea, no bite delite and the premium burley, which seems to me to have a slight chocolate and/or maple flavor.

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    rd I think hearth and Home makes an egg nog, see it at pipesandcigars.com

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  14. rd02sir

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    ^ yeah that's the one. Thanks!

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    I've tried many Boswell blends, I live just down the road. My favorite is the Magnum Blend (mild English blend) and the Premium Blended Burley.

    Al

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    The only Boswell's I've tried is Northwoods,it's a good blend.

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    you have to call them.Also there pipes go on sale every Thursday at
    10am.northwoods is my favorite.

    smokin my homemade rustic pipe. don`t get any better.
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  18. macnutz

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    rd02sir Thanks, the info will be greatly appreciated

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  19. rd02sir

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    No problem, I'm going to call tomorrow morning. Hopefully they can ship USPS, as I usually get charged with brokerage fees with UPS. We shall see how it goes.

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  20. rd02sir

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    Just placed my order with Dan. I decided to get chocolate cream, Christmas cookie, berry Conner and nobitedelite. 3oz each. Dan said I'd I ordered 3oz each instead of 3.5oz then he could fit it in one package. I am only allowed to import 7oz of baccy at a time, so Dan also helped me out in that area too

    Super friendly and good service. They are shipping via USPS, cost about $12 to ship and will take about a week.

    I got a total of 12oz plus shipping for a grand total of $44.40. A hell of a lot cheaper than any tobacco around here that goes for $22+ for a 1.75oz pouch.

    Can't wait for it to arrive!!!!!

    I also made an order at pipesandcigars, for Mac Baren vanilla flake, C&D autum evening, and mclelland Holiday spirit.

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    rd02sir,
    I don't think you'll be disapointed. I'd appreciate your reviews, as although I'm usually not an aromatic guy, I am willing to try others since I've tried, and really enjoyed,their Cherry Smash.
    I glad you liked their service, they are nice folks.
    Thanks

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  22. rd02sir

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    Just got my package from Boswells today. You can smell the tobacco trough the box!!

    I did nit get charged duty, tax or brokerage fees, if any of you fellow Canadians are interested. Came in a box labeled as hobby stuff.

    Tried the chocolate cream and was very impressed, I'll def be getting more. Also tried the christmas cookie, also very good, but prefer the chocolate cream.

    The chocolate cream actually tastes like chocolate, dark chocolate, very very pleasant smoke.

    Overall, I'm extremely impressed with their service and tobacco. I will definitely be ordering more from them when I'm close to running out. I have 12oz plus 3 more tins coming from pipesandcigars (which is now stuck at customs).

    +100 for dan and Boswells tobacco!!

    Check out my unboxing video on my YouTube channel linked in my sig.

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  23. tabriar

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    Chocolate cream and Christmas cookie -- you're making me hungry!

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    Boswell's have been a favorite of mine for years. I started out by buying a couple of their pipes (which both smoked superbly) then decided to try some of their tobacco blends. I ordered a bunch of 1 oz. samples, then picked out a few keepers. The ones I have on hand here right now are Magnum Blend (mild English), Mild English (a little lighter than Magnum Blend), Premium Burley, Pennsylvania Dutch Treat (one of J.M.'s earliest blends), and No Bite Delite (an aromatic developed by Dan). Northwoods is another good one but I only have 2 oz. of it. Boswell's prices have gone up a lot on their tobacco since I started buying from them. I don't think they are trying to rip anyone off, just make a decent living for their families. I know both J.M. and Dan work an incredible amount of hours and their pipes sell out just as fast as they can make them. I would love to visit their shop someday but Pennsylvania is a long ways from MO.

    Smokey

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    I don't smoke too much of their tobacco....but I do have to say most of the tobacco I smoke is in a Boswell pipe. I was looking at my rotation and my first Boswell is dated 2002 so I have been smoking Boswell's for close to 10 years. I live about an hour from their shop...and I go down two or three times a year. JM, Gail and Dan are three of the nicest people that you will ever meet and it is always a pleasure to visit with them. Every time I have been there they have made me feel like family (more so than my family often does). I would encourage anyone who has the chance to visit their store to go...but I'll bet you'll come home with a new Boswell pipe!

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    I called in an international order to Mr. Boswell this week (to the Netherlands). Call was fast and to the point, which was nice, but it ended so quick I didn't get a total for the bill!

    Shipping shouldn't be too much money (I hope, it is actually cheap to mail intl), hopefully have it in a few days, and am very excited to try out the extremely well reviewed blends!

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    I just put in a order from Boswells, and although I am used to conducting all of my purchases online, I have to say I was quite impressed!! How easy was that? took all of two minutes, faster even then online! I will definitely be doing business with them again (provided I enjoy the tabbacy!! which i am sure I will). Rock on Boswells!!

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    I suggest Countryside. Its a marvelous English. I was given a nice amount of it that was aged 2 years, and its wonderful.

    As long as I got a pipe full of baccy and a nose full of snuff, I'm a happy camper
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    toronto canadian wants to know -

    did not know of this import ruling about 3.5 oz allowance - is it still in affect 8/2013- if it is mailed usa post should it still be labelled hobby in spite of ruling ?
    doubt if i will find it in toronto shop
    wish to order chocolate creme - sounds good i have a sweet tooth for chocolate
    thanks - only in canada - eh - just gouging eh !

    Posted 1 year ago #

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