Welcome aboard. Your list of favorites excluding Escudo is pretty similar to my list of must tries. Escudo is a great blend in my opinion. It's one of the few tins that when I crack it open I end up smoking pretty much straight through it with hardly touching anything else. There is something about that one that just hits the spot for me. I am very curious about Cricket and Purple Cow.Greetings
Clinical psychologist (in-training), churchman, hardcore punk, hailing from Chicago.
Started pipe smoking in May of this year after being introduced to the hobby by some fellow churchmen, was an avid cigar smoker prior. This forum has been and endless trove of information and entertainment from my entree. In truth, I thought I'd be just fine lurking about indefinitely, but i have a tin I can't stomach so I wanted to post it on the giveaway/trade board. Figured I'd intro myself beforehand.
Happy to be here and a heartfelt thank you for the guidance and information thus far.