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    So I was kindly gifted a starter set by a botl on the forum. I had some issues with the pipe but enjoyed the experience so thought I would treat myself to something new.

    Browsing cgars I quickly realised how expensive pipes can be but I stumbled across the Mr Brog range..too cheap to be good I thought?! But after a quick search for reviews it's clear they are pretty well regarded..I went for the cherry bent

    Anyway pipe and mystery pouch arrived yesterday and i settled into my first proper bowl

    My fist attempts saw the pipe go out continuously..slightly harsh smoke and quite dry on the tongue

    I don't have much to compare to but this pipe smoked so much better it's chalk and cheese

    Packed it, false light and proper light and the bowl never saw a flame again.

    Smooth cool smoke..nutty, almost creamy with a nice bitter finish that didn't linger..just brilliant!

    Now I'm looking at all the different tobaccos and the choice is mind boggling! Found one in particular that I don't thinks available in the UK. Autumn evening by Cornell & Diehl...does anyone have some spare!

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    Try macbaren cube....easy to find, quite fragrant and fruity. Smooth and easy going too

    bagpipers dream, plum pudding, and others in a similar vein wont let you down.
    "Dear heart, you're talking to a man- a real man- who drinks straight Tequilla, with lime and salt on the rim, and smokes cigars" (J Zavala)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Emaresee View Post
    Try macbaren cube....easy to find, quite fragrant and fruity. Smooth and easy going too

    bagpipers dream, plum pudding, and others in a similar vein wont let you down.
    Thanks for the recomendations ill have a look for them plum pudding sounds interesting!. got a tin of petersons connoisseurs choice on the way so really looking forward to that. can you recommend any tobacco retailers? Been looking at tobacco online but they have a minimum order of 1100 gram...seems a bit steep to me! but they do have a great choice

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    Another bowl last night..might be a bit too convenient this

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    i confess I havent bought in so long that i am not sure...

    the backy shop was one I remember, my smoking shop was always a good one along with our sponsor... most were all B&M that also sold online...

    I have bunch I could pop a sampler of some stuff for you if you like?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Emaresee View Post
    i confess I havent bought in so long that i am not sure...

    the backy shop was one I remember, my smoking shop was always a good one along with our sponsor... most were all B&M that also sold online...

    I have bunch I could pop a sampler of some stuff for you if you like?
    Its just a massive shame we seem to of lost all the local b&m's along the years, i would really love to be able to pop into somewhere with the knowledge to advise but sadly it seems we are left completely to our own devices. Having said that i ahve found one in whitby so ill be sure to visit next time im over that way, good excuse for fish and chips if anything

    That would be brilliant thank you! i can always pop you some back when i get my order in. I might of cracked the cornell & diehl so if i get a tin of that id be hapy to send you a smapler along with some peterson in return.

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    do you still have my address from the nc pass? i think i have yours still as im sure i forwarded my pass onto you before i went away

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    Quote Originally Posted by puropunch View Post
    Its just a massive shame we seem to of lost all the local b&m's along the years, i would really love to be able to pop into somewhere with the knowledge to advise but sadly it seems we are left completely to our own devices. Having said that i ahve found one in whitby so ill be sure to visit next time im over that way, good excuse for fish and chips if anything

    That would be brilliant thank you! i can always pop you some back when i get my order in. I might of cracked the cornell & diehl so if i get a tin of that id be hapy to send you a smapler along with some peterson in return.
    whitby is black swan i think... which is the baccy shop online maybe... ! envious of the F&C already!
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    Quote Originally Posted by puropunch View Post
    do you still have my address from the nc pass? i think i have yours still as im sure i forwarded my pass onto you before i went away
    Just DM'd you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Emaresee View Post
    whitby is black swan i think... which is the baccy shop online maybe... ! envious of the F&C already!
    haha yes it is

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