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…

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…

Hold Your Horses! (Standard Tobacco: War Horse, Loose Cut in a John Hines Cavalier)

Well, it has been an interesting time for me to say the least.  Just about 2 weeks ago, John Hines surprised me by sending me a cavalier pipe with the note “thanks for all the wonderful reviews” and on the exact same day, Russ Ouellette of Pipes and Cigars sent me five review samples of old…