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Pipes Comics
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Hi !

I'm a french cartoonist and perique lover ! I'll post every first wednesday of the month a pipe comic !

Happy reading !

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Juan José Pascual Lobo
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More than forty years ago, in my childhood as a pipe smoker I purchased two tins of State Express Roundels, thinking it was more ir less the same than State Express London Mixture, one of the best blends I have ever smoked. When I opened the tin I found some extrange discs that smell like the parfum used by my girlfriend’s grandmother. When I could pack and lit my pipe I was shocked by the most opulent and overwhelming flavour I had ever experienced. It took me months to finish the tin. This made me learn that it is dangerous to play with the older boys toys and caused me a wild periquephobia that lasted decades. I kept my second tin far away and forgot it. I found it after 38 years and decided to try it. The roundels were intact and they ned a very light rehidratation. I loaded my smallest pipe with this weed and I saw things in other way. Time had softened and reffined this weed to a very nice point. I could not resist to the temptation of adding a reasonable dose of Wellawer puré Syrian Latakia and it was a heavenly smoke. But I still see Perique with prevention. A trace of my periquephobia is still in my mind, because I will never forget the brutal shock this blend caused in my inexpert and young palate.

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Pipes Comics
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Nice story ! The blend Wellawer + perique must be incredible !

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CRASHtheGREY
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Pure, aged perique from Mark Ryan's personal stash was an experience for sure. Not for the feint of heart.

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Pipes Comics
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I can imagine !

I never tried (but I wish!)

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