The Secret History of Smoking Jacket Magazine

How We Started, Why We Succeeded, Why We Folded, and Why We’re Relaunching Now Hello, old friends and new! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Sable Aradia, writer of A Lady’s Perspective, Once More with Feeling, and vlogger of Fast Review. Mostly I review cigars and related products, with an occasional dabble…

Our Forums

I hear that Facebook has been in the process of closing cigar groups without recourse because they don’t like the cigar forums; and so because their regulations forbid the sale of tobacco products they’ve just been arbitrarily deciding that they all sell tobacco products and shutting them down. In light of this, I just want to…

Cube Cutting a Flake Tobacco

I have enjoyed and received positive feedback on the articles I’ve done on different methods of preparing tobacco and loading it to smoke. It occurred to me that I had left out one of my personal favorite methods, one that I use not as often but exclusively with certain blends: cube cutting. Cube cutting is…

GQ Tobaccos Askwith Kake

Recently I was most pleasantly surprised with a package from our Editor, Erin, containing two small pouches of GQ Tobaccos blends. Though I have read many praises of this blend, living in the USA they aren’t something easily obtained. In fact, my wife, wondering why I was so giddy over the contents of the small…