Can Whiskey Go Bad?

A very commonly asked question from whiskey drinkers is whether or not a whiskey can go off once it has been opened. The answer is both good news and bad news. Technically, whiskey can go bad; however, the good news is that it is extremely unlikely to ever happen! If the whiskey is stored properly, […]

How to Light Different Shaped Cigars

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While there are plenty of guides on how to light a cigar, standard cigar lighting practices may not always work when you are smoking a cigar of an unusual shape! Whether your cigar has a tapered end, is wider in certain areas, or is square rather than round, your usual cigar lighting method may not […]

What Are Whiskey Stones and Are They Useful?

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No matter how you decide to serve your whiskey, whiskey stones can be a useful tool for sustaining a great drinking temperature for your dram. In the whiskey world, however, they are a controversial accessory for whiskey drinkers, with a fairly decisive split between those who love them and those who hate the stones! In […]

How to Clean a Tobacco Pipe

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Having a well maintained pipe is the key to having a successful and enjoyable pipe smoking experience. No matter your rotation, whether you have one pipe or one hundred pipes, it’s important that you take good care of them so that they can continue to serve you with fantastic smokes.

Risks of Buying Cigars from Unaccredited Online Sellers

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In recent years, the sale of items online has seen a meteoric rise, thanks to Ecommerce giants such as eBay, Amazon and many others. This has also paved the way for many small businesses and individual sellers to set up online based businesses to sell their products, giving them an opportunity to expand their reach […]

Pairing Pipes with Tobacco Blends

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For many of us, having spent money on buying lovely tobacco and a beautiful pipe to smoke it in, it’s essential to make the most of smoking it. Smoking a pipe is a hobby and pastime that can’t be rushed or hurried as it takes time to build experience and to understand what you’re looking […]

Highlights From The Festival Del Habano

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Festival Del Habano was particularly special this year, as it is hosted in the same year as the 500th anniversary of Havana. In 2019, the focus was placed on three exciting brands; Trinidad, Hoyo de Monterrey and San Cristóbal de La Habana. We take a look at some of the highlights of this year’s festival, […]

Did You Know About These Interesting Cigar Facts?

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Cigars are steeped in history, with evidence of tobacco smoking from thousands of years ago. While many cigar smokers will think that they know all there is to know about their beloved smokes, there are still plenty of surprises to be found out about cigars! Have a read of these interesting cigar facts and drop […]

Fans Await Game of Thrones Whisky Release

Game of Thrones fans have been counting down the days in anticipation for the eighth and final season of the hit television show. To increase the hype for this show even further, collectors and fans of whisky can also look forward to the release of the much-awaited Game of Thrones whisky collection.