G.L. Pease JackKnife Plug – Pipe Tobacco Review

  By Bob Tate The tin aroma of this blend is a nice sweet and tangy smell that tickled the nose some. For this review I decided to mix the cut of the tobacco up. I shaved some of the tobacco off of the plug into a very fine ribbon cut and then I cut […]

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Scotty’s Bulk Blends English Stout – Pipe Tobacco Reviews

  By Bob Tate The pouch aroma of this blend is very smoky with quite a bit of a woody aroma as well. The Latakia in this blend is heavy. This blend is predominately black with a few specks of brown here and there. The moisture level feels like it is one the moist side, […]

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Gawith, Hoggarth, & Co. Bob’s Chocolate Flake – Pipe Tobacco Review

  By Bob Tate The tobacco that I smoked for this review is from a 500g bulk box. I have also smoked this blend in the tinned version and it tastes and smells exactly the same. The only difference is that the flakes are much longer in the bulk version than it is in the […]

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Sir Walter Raleigh Regular – Pipe Tobacco Review

  By Bob Tate The pouch aroma of this blend is a rich and tangy straight tobacco aroma. There are no other aromas present that I am detecting. It actually smells a lot like cigarette tobacco. The moisture content is a tad bit on the dry side and is perfect for smoking right away. This […]

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Pipes or Tobacco – What’s Your Passion?

  By Bob Tate Pipes and Tobacco. Tobacco and Pipes. You can’t really have one without the other to enjoy all of the pleasures that pipe smoking has to offer. There are some exceptions when it comes to pipes though, as I know of people who don’t really smoke their pipes and just buy them […]

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Erinmore Mixture – Pipe Tobacco Reviews

  By Bob Tate This is a recent and current Orlik produced tin. The tin aroma is sweet tobacco with a fruity type essence. It smells familiar, but I can not place it. It kind of reminds me of a tropical fruitiness. The moisture level is a bit on the moist side. I recommend some […]

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How to Prepare Cake Pipe Tobacco

  By Bob Tate In this article I am going to show how to prepare cake pipe tobacco in the included video. But first I am going to explain a little bit about what cake tobacco is. Cake is another form that tobacco blends sometimes come in. They are sometimes spelled with a ‘K’ such […]

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Mac Baren HH Highland Blend – Pipe Tobacco Review

  By Bob Tate As some of you may already know, HH Highland Blend is based off of an old blend that Mac Baren used to produce called Highland Mixture. They tweaked and re-worked the recipe and re-named it HH Highland Blend. You can read more about it in Kevin’s article and review – New […]

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How to Prepare Plug Pipe Tobacco

  By Bob Tate Plug pipe tobacco is another form of tobacco that needs to be prepared and cut before it is able to be smoked. It is another form of tobacco that can seem intimidating to prepare, but once you know how to do it, it is really quite simple. Plug tobacco is basically […]

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Capt. Earle’s Honor Blend – Pipe Tobacco Reviews

  By Bob Tate The tin aroma is rich, sweet, and slightly earthy with hints of plum to it. There is also a kind of fruitiness to it that reminds me of wine. I cut off some of the tobacco and rubbed it out. After it was rubbed out, the aroma changed a bit. The […]

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