A pipe rotation is where a smoker uses a different pipe occasionally to let their usual pipe have a rest. This can be necessary to ensure that your pipe remains in good condition and extends its lifespan. Pipe rotation is a fairly controversial topic amongst smokers, with some arguing that they have smoked the same […]
Every other month it seems as if a new bottle has broken the record for being the most expensive whisky in the world. With more and more people turning to collecting or investing in whisky, more than ever is being sold, with some nights seeing more bottles change hands than whole years have in the […]
When it comes to smoking cigars, the words ‘humidity’ and ‘moisture’ will often be mentioned in relation to your cigar, but what does this mean? While you may be aware that you require a humidor to keep your cigars at their optimum humidity level, you may not know why this is necessary. Our guide to […]
It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year! Mince pies are hitting the shelves, decorations are going up, and our fires are being lit. At Christmas, it’s finally acceptable to indulge ourselves in the little luxuries we’ve been after all year; in fact, it is encouraged! But sometimes, all the fun of Christmas can […]
Perfect for beginners to the cigar world or cigar lovers looking for a slightly more convenient smoke, cigarillos are like the baby brother of cigars. Offering a range of benefits for cigar fans, we take a look at seven reasons why you should try smoking a cigarillo.
The dreaded C-Word is nearly upon us, Christmas that is, and it’s time to start splashing the cash and showing your loved ones just how much you love them, or not as the case may be. We want to help get you organised for this year as there’s no point leaving it all to the […]
Something you may not have considered when purchasing a new tobacco pipe is whether or not you will use a filter when you smoke it. There are a number of pros and cons for smoking with or without a filter, and this guide should help you decide what is right for you and your pipe. […]
As November begins, many men take on the challenge of Movember, growing a great moustache in order to raise money for charity. To help you get started on this ‘tache growing journey, we take a look at some of the most iconic moustaches on famous faces to give you some inspiration!
With the end of October fast approaching, it’s time to set our sights on November, and one of the biggest charity events of the years for men all over the UK and beyond. November is now commonly known as Movember, and unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, you’ll recognise […]
Defining great cigars is quite a tricky task. This is primarily due to the overall experience from one person to the next being personal. However, some general and consistent characteristics feature in all great cigars. Read on to learn about these characteristics.