SteveH

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Real NameStephen Horsfall
Joined2011-10
Last Visited2019-04
LocationHemel Hempstead, England

63-years-old postal worker, returned to pipe-smoking after a break of many years in Feb. 2011. Other interests: fruit and veg. growing, wine-making, real ale, cycling, literature.

>50 briars, 8 clays, 5 Meerschaums. Makers: Briars -Askwith, Northern, Blakemar, John Lakatosh, Stanwell, Dr Plumb, Invicta, etc.; Clays - Dawnmist (6, all reproductions of historical types), unknown (1, mid-20th-Century Burmese traditional style); Meers - makers unknown, all Turkish.

Badges

Neutralist Has rated between 50% to 80% of their reviews with 2 or 3 stars.
Venerator Has rated at least half of their reviews with 4 stars.
Veteran Has posted reviews in at least 5 different years.
Motivator Has upvoted at least 80% of the time.

Favorites

Date Blend Reviews Avg Rating
2014-06-11 G. L. Pease - Barbary Coast (Original Mixtures) 209 ★★★★ 3.0
2014-06-11 G. L. Pease - Abingdon (Classic Collection) 138 ★★★★ 3.4
2012-04-07 Mac Baren - St. Bruno Ready Rubbed 135 ★★★☆ 3.0
2012-04-16 Samuel Gawith - Full Virginia Flake 586 ★★★★ 3.5
2014-06-11 Samuel Gawith - Commonwealth Mixture 201 ★★★★ 3.3
2012-03-24 Samuel Gawith - Scotch Cut Mixture 26 ★★★★ 2.8

Reviews

37 reviews
120 helpful votes
4 star:
21 Strongly Recommended
3 star:
12 Recommended
2 star:
3 Somewhat Recommended
1 star:
1 Not Recommended

Preferences: Kentucky 4.0, Latakia 3.9, Oriental/Turkish 3.8, Virginia 3.7, Black Cavendish 3.6, Perique 3.5, Burley 3.4

Date Blend Reviews Helpful Rating Avg Rating
2019-04-13 Samuel Gawith - Lakeland Dark 40 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2019-02-16 P. Lorillard - Burgundy 3 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2017-06-18 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Curly Cut 29 1 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2017-04-16 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Burley & Bright 19 2 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.4
2017-04-15 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Glengarry Flake 61 10 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2016-03-11 4noggins - Northstar 7 5 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9
2016-02-14 J. F. Germain & Son - Germain's Medium Flake 51 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2015-07-18 J. F. Germain & Son - Uncle Tom's Mixture 28 6 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2015-07-05 Samuel Gawith - Bothy Flake (Kearvaig Pipe Club) 41 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-07-16 Samuel Gawith - Kendal Plug 53 13 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-06-11 McClelland - Frog Morton Across the Pond (Craftsbury Series) 154 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-06-11 McClelland - Frog Morton (Craftsbury Series) 370 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-06-11 Samuel Gawith - Squadron Leader 528 7 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-06-11 Samuel Gawith - Commonwealth Mixture 201 21 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-06-11 G. L. Pease - Barbary Coast (Original Mixtures) 209 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2014-06-11 G. L. Pease - Abingdon (Classic Collection) 138 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-03-12 GQ Tobaccos - Askwith Kake (Pipe Makers Selection) 17 4 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-03-04 Cornell & Diehl - Kajun Kake 113 8 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.3
2014-02-25 GQ Tobaccos - Breakfast Blend (House Series) 12 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-02-23 GQ Tobaccos - Classic Balkan (Izmir) (House Series) 15 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-02-23 GQ Tobaccos - Nottingham Lace : Noir 12 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2014-02-23 GQ Tobaccos - Sugar & Spice (Aromatic Selection) 3 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.7
2014-02-23 GQ Tobaccos - BurPer Kake (House Series) 10 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.6
2012-12-09 E. A. Carey (Europe) - Carey's Cavendish Mixture 2 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.5
2012-09-25 Samuel Gawith - Kendal Cream Deluxe Flake 163 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2012-05-22 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Gawith Red 13 0 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.8
2012-04-28 Orlik Tobacco Company A/S - Golden Sliced (Red Tin) 469 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2012-04-16 Samuel Gawith - Full Virginia Flake 586 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2012-04-07 Orlik Tobacco Company A/S - Bull's Eye 40 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2012-04-07 McLintock - Black Magic 9 1 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.4
2012-04-07 Mac Baren - St. Bruno Ready Rubbed 135 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2012-04-03 Samuel Gawith - Best Brown Flake 289 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.4
2012-03-24 Samuel Gawith - Scotch Cut Mixture 26 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 2.8
2011-12-17 Gallaher Limited - Condor Long Cut (Brown) 78 3 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2011-11-29 McClelland - Legends (Collector Series) 46 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.8
2011-10-16 Rattray - Bagpiper's Dream 61 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2011-10-16 Murray Sons & Co, Ltd - Punchbowle 28 2 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9