manno

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Joined2013-02
Last Visited2022-11
LocationNew England

lawyer and very content pipe smoker for 35 years

Far too much tobacco -- pounds and pounds of bulk blends and straight blending tobaccos, and literally countless tins (aging) of English, VA, VaPer, Oriental. Pipes? Never too many. Nothing in that collector's stratosphere of $500-$0,000s. Just quality up to about $150 -- Savinellis, Petersons, Stanwells, Chacoms, Parkers, Ben Wades, Comoys, you get the drift. Love all shapes, sizes, finishes and mouthpieces, but for me nothing beats a straight billiard. I keep in that price range because I don't want to cry if I lose one but want a good smoker nonetheless.

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Motivator Has upvoted at least 80% of the time.

Favorites

Date Blend Reviews Avg Rating
2015-09-09 Cornell & Diehl - Night Train 87 ★★★★ 3.3
2019-10-17 Cornell & Diehl - Innsmouth (The Old Ones) 11 ★★★★ 3.2
2015-02-24 Davidoff - Flake Medallions 151 ★★★★ 3.3
2013-12-16 Davidoff - Royalty 125 ★★★★ 3.2
2014-09-26 Dunhill - Aperitif 144 ★★★★ 3.3
2015-11-30 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Bob's Chocolate Flake 251 ★★★★ 3.0
2019-07-11 Hearth & Home - Sunjammer (Signature Series) 32 ★★★★ 3.3
2013-12-16 Hearth & Home - Daybreak (Signature Series) 30 ★★★★ 3.2
2013-12-16 Hearth & Home - Black House (Marquee Series) 108 ★★★★ 3.6
2017-10-08 Hearth & Home - Fusilier's Ration (Marquee Series) 47 ★★★☆ 3.2
2014-09-08 Hearth & Home - Magnum Opus (Marquee Series) 65 ★★★★ 3.7
2015-05-21 James Fox - Provost Mixture 49 ★★★★ 3.3
2020-10-30 John Aylesbury - Sir John's Flake Virginia 24 ★★★★ 3.8
2017-08-04 Mac Baren - Mixture Flake 53 ★★★★ 3.0
2013-12-16 Mac Baren - HH Acadian Perique 105 ★★★★ 3.2
2013-12-16 Mac Baren - HH Old Dark Fired 235 ★★★★ 3.6
2015-03-29 Mac Baren - HH Bold Kentucky 106 ★★★★ 3.7
2015-08-27 Mac Baren - HH Vintage Syrian 233 ★★★★ 3.3
2016-03-21 Mac Baren - Presbyterian Mixture 295 ★★★★ 3.2
2019-12-23 Mac Baren - Amphora Kentucky Blend 31 3.3
2018-08-24 McClelland - No. 5125 Coyote Classic Full 48 ★★★☆ 3.0
2017-01-19 McClelland - Red and Black (Club Blends) 20 ★★★★ 3.8
2015-07-27 Orlik Tobacco Company A/S - Dark Strong Kentucky 158 ★★★★ 3.3
2014-11-26 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 586 ★★★★ 3.1
2014-09-02 pipesandcigars.com - Scotty's Old Red (Scotty's Bulk Blends) 20 ★★★★ 3.5
2014-08-17 Rattray - Red Rapparee (British Collection) 200 ★★★★ 3.4
2015-06-27 Robert Lewis - Tree Mixture 57 ★★★★ 3.3
2014-10-18 Robert McConnell - Original Oriental 102 ★★★★ 3.3
2015-12-12 Samuel Gawith - Skiff Mixture 218 ★★★★ 3.4
2015-05-22 Samuel Gawith - Squadron Leader 535 ★★★★ 3.4
2017-07-17 Samuel Gawith - Cabbie's Mixture 92 ★★★★ 3.5
2020-10-21 Savinelli - 140th Anniversary 14 ★★★★ 3.9
2013-12-16 Seattle Pipe Club - Plum Pudding 181 ★★★★ 3.5
2015-12-01 Seattle Pipe Club - Potlatch 37 ★★★★ 3.5
2019-02-04 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Crumble Kake Red Virginia 33 ★★★★ 3.3

Reviews

50 reviews
274 helpful votes
4 star:
29 Strongly Recommended
3 star:
10 Recommended
2 star:
7 Somewhat Recommended
1 star:
4 Not Recommended

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

Date Blend Reviews Helpful Rating Avg Rating
2020-10-21 Savinelli - 140th Anniversary 14 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.9
2020-05-24 Mac Baren - Roll Cake 74 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2020-01-31 Erik Stokkebye - 4th Generation 1931 36 4 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.3
2019-12-23 Mac Baren - Amphora Kentucky Blend 31 4 ★★★★ 3.3
2019-12-23 McClelland - Wilderness (Collector Series) 61 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2019-12-04 Hearth & Home - Larry's Blend (Signature Series) 117 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2019-10-17 Cornell & Diehl - Innsmouth (The Old Ones) 11 8 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2016-04-24 J. F. Germain & Son - Uncle Tom's Mixture 28 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2016-02-18 McClelland - Red and Black (Club Blends) 20 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.8
2015-08-29 Low Country Pipe & Cigar - Waccamaw 35 7 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2015-08-25 Rattray - Stirling Flake (Flake Collection) 32 6 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2015-08-17 Rattray - Wallace Flake (Flake Collection) 26 4 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2015-03-29 Mac Baren - HH Bold Kentucky 106 8 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2014-12-11 Peterson - Flake 223 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-08-25 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Black & Brown 19 10 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-05-07 Low Country Pipe & Cigar - Cooper 32 10 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2014-04-01 Hearth & Home - Classic Burley Kake (Signature Series) 96 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-03-03 Hearth & Home - Marble Kake (Signature Series) 56 17 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.2
2014-02-21 Seattle Pipe Club - Plum Pudding 181 10 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-01-15 Hearth & Home - Ten to Midnight (Signature Series) 58 6 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-01-06 Mac Baren - HH Acadian Perique 105 20 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-01-02 McClelland - No. 2035 Dark Navy Flake 87 3 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2013-12-19 Cornell & Diehl - Bayou Morning 141 13 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2013-12-17 Owl Shop - Harkness Tower 15 9 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2013-12-10 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Bob's Chocolate Flake 251 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.0
2013-12-07 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 586 8 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2013-09-11 Samuel Gawith - Kendal Cream Deluxe Flake 166 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2013-09-10 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Navy Flake 261 8 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.2
2013-09-07 Samuel Gawith - Full Virginia Flake 596 13 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2013-08-29 Hearth & Home - Old Companion (Signature Series) 31 0 ★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.5
2013-08-20 Mac Baren - Vanilla Cream Flake/Classic Flake 132 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2013-08-19 Cornell & Diehl - Poplar Camp 35 9 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2013-08-15 Davidoff - English Mixture 59 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2013-08-09 Hearth & Home - Obsidian (Signature Series) 18 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2013-08-08 Davidoff - Royalty 125 18 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2013-08-07 Charles Fairmorn - Lancer's Slices 89 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2013-08-07 Brebbia - Latakia Flake Mixture No. 9 27 12 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2013-07-31 Peterson - Irish Whiskey 139 0 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2013-07-14 Peterson - My Mixture 965 607 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2013-07-04 Sillem's - Commodore Flake 29 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2013-06-29 Hearth & Home - Mt. Marcy (Signature Series) 18 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2013-06-27 Mac Baren - HH Mature Virginia 109 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2013-06-21 Villiger - Cocktail Hour (1888) 15 0 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.3
2013-06-21 Villiger - After Dinner (1888) 17 9 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2013-05-29 Hearth & Home - Daybreak (Signature Series) 30 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2013-04-28 Hearth & Home - Ambassador's Blend (Signature Series) 21 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2013-04-25 Villiger - Early Day (1888) 23 8 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.1
2013-04-20 Mac Baren - Latakia Blend 73 0 ★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.4
2013-04-20 Mac Baren - HH Old Dark Fired 235 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2013-04-04 Peterson - Hyde Park 96 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 2.9