twaksak

User Image
Real NameThabo Pienaar
Joined2014-05
Last Visited2021-06
LocationSouth Africa

Started pipe smoking in 1979/1980; puffed on and off for the last 30 odd years.

Love the feeling of pipe smoking

I have a collection of GBD, Savinelli, Georg Jensen and Stanwell pipes - my Savinelli & Danish pipes are my favourites. And of course, no South African should be without a Keyser :-) - built for the tough SA market during the early 20th century.

My pipe collection can be seen at http://www.pienaar.info

Badges

Savant Has voted at least 100 times.
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.
Connoisseur Has reviewed at least 50 tobaccos from at least 10 brands.
Virtuoso Has received upvotes on 80% of their reviews.
Motivator Has upvoted at least 80% of the time.

Favorites

Date Blend Reviews Avg Rating
2015-08-08 Charles Fairmorn - Lancer's Slices 89 ★★★★ 3.7
2015-07-09 Dunhill - Durbar 117 ★★★★ 3.2
2014-09-14 Dunhill - London Mixture 272 ★★★★ 3.3
2015-07-09 Esoterica Tobacciana - Penzance 460 ★★★★ 3.5
2015-07-04 G. L. Pease - Maltese Falcon (Heirloom Collection) 153 ★★★★ 3.2
2015-07-04 G. L. Pease - Caravan (Original Mixtures) 90 ★★★★ 3.2
2015-07-04 G. L. Pease - Chelsea Morning (Old London Series) 147 ★★★★ 3.4
2015-07-04 G. L. Pease - Quiet Nights (Old London Series) 122 ★★★★ 3.5
2014-09-14 G. L. Pease - Abingdon (Classic Collection) 136 ★★★★ 3.4
2014-09-14 G. L. Pease - Kensington (Classic Collection) 55 ★★★★ 3.1
2014-09-14 G. L. Pease - Odyssey (Original Mixtures) 212 ★★★★ 3.3
2014-09-14 G. L. Pease - Westminster (Heirloom Collection) 269 ★★★★ 3.3
2015-04-12 G. L. Pease - Samarra (Original Mixtures) 89 ★★★★ 3.4
2014-07-17 G. L. Pease - Charing Cross (Classic Collection) 106 ★★★★ 3.3
2014-07-18 G. L. Pease - Gaslight (Old London Series) 137 ★★★★ 3.3
2015-03-07 Hearth & Home - Black House (Marquee Series) 103 ★★★★ 3.5
2015-03-07 Hearth & Home - WhiteKnight (Marquee Series) 79 ★★★★ 3.4
2016-01-25 McClelland - Wilderness (Collector Series) 61 ★★★★ 3.6
2016-01-25 McClelland - Blue Mountain/Balkan Blue 100 ★★★★ 3.4
2014-07-19 McClelland - Frog Morton's Cellar (Craftsbury Series) 199 ★★★★ 3.5
2015-07-10 Peter Stokkebye - Balkan Supreme 129 ★★★★ 3.3
2015-07-10 Peterson - Balkan Delight 58 ★★★★ 3.2
2014-06-28 Peterson - Nightcap 646 ★★★★ 3.5
2014-09-14 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 574 ★★★★ 3.1
2014-06-27 Peterson - My Mixture 965 598 ★★★★ 3.2
2014-07-05 Peterson - Old Dublin 272 ★★★★ 3.3
2015-07-10 Samuel Gawith - Balkan Flake 189 ★★★★ 3.3

Wishlist

Date Blend Reviews Avg Rating
2015-03-07 Ashton - Artisan's Blend 195 ★★★★ 3.5
2016-03-05 Brebbia - Latakia Flake Mixture No. 9 25 ★★★★ 3.4
2016-03-05 Brebbia - Balkan (Mixture No. 10) 33 ★★★★ 3.5
2016-03-05 Brebbia - Serenata (Mixture No. 28) 7 ★★★☆ 3.1
2015-03-07 Cornell & Diehl - Tuskegee Airman 25 ★★★★ 3.4
2015-03-07 G. L. Pease - Ashbury (Fog City Selection) 45 ★★★☆ 3.1
2015-07-04 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Balkan Mixture 108 ★★★★ 3.1
2015-07-04 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - No. 25 Mixture 14 ★★★★ 3.6
2015-07-04 Gawith, Hoggarth & Co. - Balkan Plug 5 ★★★★ 3.8
2015-03-07 Hermit Tobacco Works Co. - Captain Earle's - Ten Russians 84 ★★★★ 3.5
2016-01-06 HU Tobacco - Zulu (African Line) 11 ★★★★ 4.0
2015-09-06 McClelland - Drama Reserve (Grand Orientals) 62 ★★★★ 3.7
2015-09-06 McClelland - Classic Samsun (Grand Orientals) 76 ★★★★ 3.6
2015-03-07 McClelland - Yenidje Highlander (Grand Orientals) 54 ★★★★ 3.3
2016-01-25 McClelland - Legends (Collector Series) 46 ★★★★ 3.8
2016-03-27 McClelland - Celebrated Sovereign (Ashton Revival) 13 ★★★☆ 3.3
2016-03-27 McClelland - Frog Morton Across the Pond (Craftsbury Series) 154 ★★★☆ 2.8
2015-03-07 McClelland - British Woods (Personal Reserve) 88 ★★★★ 3.3
2016-03-05 McClelland - 3 Oaks Syrian (Collector Series) 94 ★★★★ 3.6
2016-03-05 McClelland - Smyrna No.1 (Grand Orientals) 52 ★★★★ 3.3
2016-03-05 McClelland - 3 Oaks Original (Craftsbury Series) 23 ★★★★ 3.3

Reviews

54 reviews
249 helpful votes
4 star:
27 Strongly Recommended
3 star:
21 Recommended
2 star:
3 Somewhat Recommended
1 star:
3 Not Recommended

Preferences: Latakia 3.7, Oriental/Turkish 3.7, Virginia 3.6, Perique 3.5, Black Cavendish 3.4, Burley 3.2

Date Blend Reviews Helpful Rating Avg Rating
2015-09-06 G. L. Pease - Maltese Falcon (Heirloom Collection) 153 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2015-08-20 McClelland - Blue Mountain/Balkan Blue 100 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2015-08-08 McClelland - No. 5110 Dark English Full 94 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2015-06-27 Cornell & Diehl - Plantation Evening 45 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2015-06-26 G. L. Pease - Quiet Nights (Old London Series) 122 10 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2015-06-21 Cornell & Diehl - Cordial 21 3 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2015-06-21 Dunhill - Durbar 57 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2015-06-21 Cornell & Diehl - Crooked Lane 14 3 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.8
2015-06-21 Charles Fairmorn - Lancer's Slices 89 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.7
2015-06-21 Cornell & Diehl - Star of the East 99 5 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.1
2015-06-21 Samuel Gawith - Balkan Flake 189 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2015-06-21 Peter Stokkebye - Balkan Supreme 129 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2015-04-21 Esoterica Tobacciana - Penzance 460 7 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2015-04-12 G. L. Pease - Samarra (Original Mixtures) 89 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2015-04-11 Samuel Gawith - Navy Flake 155 5 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2015-03-28 McClelland - Syrian Full Balkan 40 5 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2015-03-14 Cornell & Diehl - Mountain Camp 38 3 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.1
2015-03-07 Hearth & Home - Black House (Marquee Series) 103 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2015-03-07 Cornell & Diehl - Bow-Legged Bear 74 4 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2015-02-28 Van Erkoms - Fox 13 5 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.7
2015-02-28 Van Erkoms - Jock 13 4 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.8
2014-10-25 Davidoff - Flake Medallions 145 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-09-14 G. L. Pease - Abingdon (Classic Collection) 136 6 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-09-07 G. L. Pease - Kensington (Classic Collection) 55 7 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-08-21 Dunhill - London Mixture 272 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-08-01 G. L. Pease - Key Largo (Heirloom Collection) 93 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2014-07-18 G. L. Pease - Westminster (Heirloom Collection) 269 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-07-18 G. L. Pease - Gaslight (Old London Series) 137 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-07-18 G. L. Pease - Odyssey (Original Mixtures) 212 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-07-18 G. L. Pease - Charing Cross (Classic Collection) 106 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-07-08 Peterson - University Flake 416 8 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-07-07 Peterson - Irish Cask 247 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2014-07-05 Peterson - Old Dublin 272 19 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-07-04 Peterson - Irish Flake 426 9 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2014-06-28 Peterson - 3P's Peterson Perfect Plug 167 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-06-28 Peterson - Nightcap 646 21 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-06-28 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 574 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2014-06-27 Peterson - Sunset Breeze 196 3 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.7
2014-06-26 Peterson - My Mixture 965 598 4 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.2
2014-06-26 McClelland - Frog Morton's Cellar (Craftsbury Series) 199 31 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-06-25 Wesley's - No. 13 Golden Flake (Houseblend Tobaccos) 1 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-06-14 Peterson - Irish Whiskey 133 7 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.7
2014-06-08 Rattray - Charles Mixture 20 4 ★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 2.0
2014-05-28 Peterson - Luxury Blend 104 7 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2014-05-20 Wesley's - Mocca (Houseblend Tobaccos) 1 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-05-20 Wesley's - No. 55 Latakia A (Houseblend Tobaccos) 4 2 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.8
2014-05-20 Wesley's - No. 46 Full Gold Blend (Houseblend Tobaccos) 2 3 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.5
2014-05-20 Wesley's - No. 50 Oriental Mixture (Houseblend Tobaccos) 3 3 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.7
2014-05-20 Wesley's - No. 42 Mellow Cavendish (Houseblend Tobaccos) 2 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.5
2014-05-20 Wesley's - No. 24 Black Cavendish (Houseblend Tobaccos) 3 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-05-19 Van Erkoms - Black Cavendish 1 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-05-19 Van Erkoms - Grand National 1 1 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2014-05-19 Van Erkoms - Jacaranda 1 2 ★★☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.0
2014-05-17 Van Erkoms - Exclusive Mix 2 1 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.0