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Discussion in 'Pipe Tobacco' started by Thuber88, Apr 15, 2013.

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  1. Monkey

    Monkey Active Member

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    Coffee in the morning with burley

    Water with Virginias.

    Whiskey/whisky or Gin or water with lat blends and fire cured blends.

    I don't smoke with wine.

    But..I usually have water with my pipe.

    I don't drink sweetened beverages.
     
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  2. Rymw

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    Earl Grey, black iced tea or coffee with just a touch xylitol works best with the very mild Mac Baren Original Choice I smoke.
     
  3. dmkerr

    dmkerr PG- free since '83! Moderator

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    A lot of drinks are sympathetic to certain tobaccos. There was a time when I was trudging through a tin of one of the McClellands premium aros and not having much luck. I cracked a bottle of porter and the two tastes created a most incredible experience. Certain scotches or cognacs enhance certain blends.

    But overall I find that good old Diet Pepsi works with everything. Sometimes I drink it while I smoke, sometimes not. To what I think one of your points is, I don't drink or eat anything when I'm sampling new to me blends.
     
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  4. KingsTarantula

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    You bring up a great question that I never really pondered Thuber. I have thought about it with cigars and I like cranberry juice with a full strength cigar. But I never really thought about it until now since you've brought it up. So, thinking about it I would say I mostly drink club soda with lime over ice.
     
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  5. Preacher1611

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    Water, coffee or tea are actually the most enjoyable drink/tobacco combinations for me but honestly I just drink whatever I'm drinking when I feel like a smoke. I drink a lot of sweet tea in the summer and a LOT of grape juice all the time. Mostly water for me though. Yea, I like water, good ole H2O.
     
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    During the week, I usually only smoke 1 bowl in the morning, and one (maybe 2) in the afternoon/eve. In a.m., I usually have coffee with my pipe. Since I like my coffee strong, I usually don't have any in the p.m. My evening smoke is usually accompanied by either whiskey or a dark beer. The only time I have sweet drinks with my pipe is the rare occasion I'm smoking an aro.
     
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    Ales such as Belgian Tripels and often India Pale Ales. Sometimes I will drink Islay Scotch, Highland Scotch or bourbon. And yes I sip the pipe and the drinks. This makes me a bad person that will die soon due to consumption or nicotine poisoning so on occasion I just drink tea or water to become healthy:).

    Have fun!

    Eric
     
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  8. KleinToit

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    I haven't really given it much thought, but I like strong, full blends, with either whiskey or strong coffee...
    That said I am a creature of habit, and smoke and drink at the same time in the same place everyday, so whether I am drinking while smoking or smoking while drinking or maybe I happens to do both at the same time, is anybody's guess... But it is a interesting point to ponder, maybe there is a way to 'improve' the flavour of some of our less favourite blends...
     
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  9. BernardLerring

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    While I prefer tea and water as they have a nice way of clearing the palette to get the taste of the tobacco afresh, I do drink a lot of juice and soda, usually pepsi or some such, but only really affects the first puff, after that it's back on track. I just like to have a drink on hand to moisten the mouth and clear out any naff flavours that sometimes build up.
     
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  10. DMiddleton

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    coffee tends to be what i drink, i smoke latika blends almost exclusively and find the two compliment each other.
     
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