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  1. Gary

    Gary Member

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    Ah, bite me....And I say that with the utmost respect.
     
  2. user0003

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    Yes, Do tell.........
     
  3. troyn60

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    At Elliston Place Smoke Shop in Nashville... they have BBF and FVF both in tins and bulk. They also have SL and Firedance.
     
  4. Snake

    Snake permanent ankle biter

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    Well, I can only order it from ff-pipes in
    Denmark. Don't know if I want to pay
    the 40+ bucks for shipping though. :confused:
     
  5. nesta

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    Next to last bowl of Erinmore Flake (by now pretty darn dry, but still smoking great even if it breaks up like crackers) from this tin. Just got a new tin delivered today, but sadly I have so many tins compared to jars that I am forced to save it for a good bit later. I want to work through almost all of my open tins before I start opening new ones. This will go with my aged Kingfisher, my Sam's Flake, 1792, unopened Squadron Leader and Ferndown Yellow & Brown. I have only very small and very large jars...I need to get a case of jars of a reasonable size for a tin of ribbon cut tobacco so I can have less to worry about. But my jars mostly get filled with bulk and I periodically rehydrate tins as needed. Doesn't work so great for rectangular tins, though.
     
  6. Lestrade

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    Bob's Square Cut in a Dr.G Royal Duke Bulldog.​
     
  7. Puff The Magic

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    Good evening pipers!

    Penzance in a GBD prince, then

    Dan Limerick in a PSF POTY, and now is

    C&D Night Train in a Pete blasted Aran A-1

    Ed
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  8. Jussto

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    Just finished a bowl of MacB Latakia Blend in a Sav Qandale, boy is that some good stuff!
    Now drying some Penzance for my next bowl.
     
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  9. Lestrade

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    Ending the day with G&H Louisiana Flake.
     
  10. Snake

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    Amphora Full Aroma (an aro, I know :oops:)
    in a Falcon billiard.
     
  11. yinyang

    yinyang Some rim charring is to be expected.

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    HV( so much for putting it up) in a Baki large Lovat. A Shock Top Belgian White, or two, on the side. Actually a pretty good pairing, I'd say.
     
  12. HCraven

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    How does Shock Top compare to Blue Moon, Kyle? I've been a little skeptical of the macro/micro beers, but I admit, I tried Blue Moon and it isn't too bad.
     
  13. Nate

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    Erinmore Balkan in a Blatter canted billiard.
     
  14. Puff The Magic

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    DH DNR in a S.Quatch 2010 smooth Xmas plateau bash mmmmmmmmmm!

    Ed
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  15. HCraven

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    Oh, got samples of C&D's Crooner and Trinidad from TxPipesmoker in the mail today, and I'm trying out some of the Crooner in the POY. I understand that these blends incorporate deer tongue. They both have a great pouch note, and there is a kind of buttery flavor underlying what, in some ways, reminds me of cigar leaf in this one, though I don't believe there to be any in the mix, mainly Burley, I suspect. It's got a good strong, smoky flavor up front, but I am trying to sip this lightly to pick up on the subtleties underneath.

    Thanks, John!
     
  16. Rewster66

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    Eight year old Orlik Dark Kentucky in a Mastro De Paja. This is one of my top 3 favorite blends of all time.:)

    Sad thing is, I only have about 1 more bowl left.:(
     
  17. yinyang

    yinyang Some rim charring is to be expected.

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    I haven't enough of either to make a good call here, Herb. Both I would say are favorable, and that's it for now. I'm more a porter/stout kinda guy...these 'fruity-herby' beers are just a change of pace.

    Now drinking ;) a Steel Reserve 211 lager... another guilty fave of mine. Freezing my nuggets off with this HV/Baki combo...damn! What a big ol' pipe....
     
  18. nesta

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    Herb, Blue Moon is okay, but I'd avoid Shock Top. It's not terrible, but not a good value if I recall. About as expensive as some much better beers. If it's all that's available, it might be a better choice than Budweiser. Honestly, though, Blue Moon is pretty decent, even if genuine Belgian witbiers are usually better.

    I'm smoking a bowl of Old Joe Krantz. I've missed this stuff in it's short absence from my rotation!
     
  19. HCraven

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    I agree, true Belgian witbiers are very good, but Blue Moon is accessible enough to maybe piqué the interest of a more inexperienced beer drinker and make them try the real thing. Pretty quaffable, too.

    Starting to get the legendary C&D nic kick with this Crooner. I am really getting a buttery/salty/nutty flavor from the Burley now that I've got the burn down to a simmer, though from what I've read on TR in the last few minutes, I thought I should be picking up on more of a minty taste from the deer tongue. Maybe a little, but not as much as I would think. Anyway, it's good stuff. This is supposed to be based on one of Bing Crosby's favorite blends.
     
  20. Cortez

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    I can't keep the little nuggets of Crooner burning. Got any packing tricks?

    Haunted Bookshop in a Ser Jacopo hawkbill.
     
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