Review: Cellar-Diving with GL Pease JackKnife Plug Vintage 2011

Jack Knife Plug with Dunhill Poker

This cellar-diving kick is really paying off, considering the time and effort that went into stocking the coffers with tobacco meant to be enjoyed with some age on its side. This month’s candidate for review is a tin of JackKnife Plug dated 6th April 2011, among the first production runs of this blend from the New […]

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Cellardiving with GL Pease – GLP Westminster 2007 Review

GL Pease Westminster

Having been rather pleased with my last foray into the further reaches of my cellar, it seemed like a good theme to stick with for a bit. Last month’s Sunset Breeze was a pleasant surprise; honestly, I’d expected the aromatic to have faded into a shadow of its former self. That it hadn’t done so speaks […]

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G.L. Pease Samarra Review 2011 Vintage

G.L. Pease Samarra Tobacco

There are few things nicer than experiencing the satisfactory hiss of a tin of pipe tobacco that’s been waiting for you to pop it open for a decade.  The smell that comes off the tobacco the second normal atmosphere hits it is as good as opening an oven door to a loaf of freshly baked […]

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G.L. Pease Windjammer Tobacco Review

G. L. Pease Windjammer Tobacco

The year is nearly half over, and what a year it’s been so far.  There’s lots of talk of life “getting back to normal,” yet even with the mechanics of things daily happening more regularly and predictably,  “normal” is hardly a word I’d use, personally.  What most people were hoping for over the last year […]

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GL Pease Spark Plug Review

GL Pease Spark Plug Tobacco Plug

I probably relate food to tobacco (and vice versa) more than most do.  It’s a disconnect for some people, but for me, I’m a hedonist for my own palate.  I learned cooking very young as a necessity and flavor has become an obsession ever since. Any time, any income level, or instance can be made better […]

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G.L. Pease Chelsea Morning Pipe Tobacco Review

As soon as I open the tin, put my nose inside and inhale deeply, a smile lights up across my face. The delicious smoky Cyprian Latakia comes out first followed by the sweet Virginias. Then, once I realize there are Oriental tobaccos from reading the tin label, I can detect their special nuance that mingles […]

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