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Pipes and Tobaccos
Via Leoncavallo 7
P.O.Box 742
6614 Brissago, Switzerland

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Phone: +41 (0)91 793 1365
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Cornell & Diehl - Two Friends Series

Celtic Mist - Bed and Breakfast - Deacon's Downfall - Heritage - English Chocolate
Two Friends Label

Back in October of 1999, Gregory Pease stayed with us during a short vacation. Of course, when two tobacco blenders get together, talk will turn to tobacco. During one of our little day trips into the beautiful North Carolina countryside, we talked about how much fun it would be to collaborate on some blends. Later that evening over a bottle of fine single malt, the idea for "Two Friends" tobaccos began to take shape. After a couple months of planning, with two per day phone calls, recipe ideas bouncing back and forth over email, lots of experimenting, and a little good natured arguing, the brand was born.

About the blends, Greg says, "These are wonderful. Neither of us would have done them alone, but there was a synergy to our efforts, a merging of the minds. Each of our unique styles comes through, but they work together, like two friends should."

The label art depicts a wonderful old tobacco shed in North Carolina. Greg took the photo, and we all thought it would be great for the label.

Numerical Strength Guide

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Name:

Celtic Mist

Code #:

TRF001

Price:

CHF 22.00

Weight:

57g // 2 oz.

Type:

Light Aromatic

Form:

Mixture

Sold in:

Tin

Strength:

6

Comment:

A base of the highest grades of Cavendish, with just a bit of Burley, is enhanced with wonderfully sweet Virginia tobacos. A delightful tobacco flavor sets the stage, enhanced, not overwhelmed, by the addition of a little essence of Irish Mist. The room aroma is equally enchanting to those fortunate enough to be in the presence of the smoker.

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Name:

Bed & Breakfast

Code #:

TRF003

Price:

CHF 22.00

Weight:

57g // 2 oz.

Type:

Mixture with Latakia

Form:

Mixture

Sold in:

Tin

Strength:

6

Comment:

Red and bright yellow Virginias are combined with fine oriental leaf, toasted Cavendish, and just a bit of rich Latakia. Bed & Breakfast is wonderful for a morning or all-day smoke. Its delicate flavors and subtle nuances delight the senses. The room aroma is smoky without being overbearing.

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Name:

Deacon's Downfall

Code #:

TRF004

Price:

CHF 22.00

Weight:

57g // 2 oz.

Type:

Light Aromatic

Form:

Mixture

Sold in:

Tin

Strength:

5-6

Comment:

Dark and mysterious! Rich with Latakia, Black Cavendish, dark stoved Virginias and Perique. A bit of oriental leaf adds an exotic spice. This is a tobacco for those seeking a big, powerful flavor that isn't harsh or overwhelming. One bowl, and you'll know just what caused the Deacon's Downfall!

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Name:

Heritage

Code #:

TRF006

Price:

CHF 22.00

Weight:

57g // 2 oz.

Type:

Light Aromatic

Form:

Mixture

Sold in:

Tin

Strength:

6

Comment:

A sophisticated, traditional American style blend! Red and lemon Virginias are blended in perfect measure with mild brown and unflavored black Cavendish tobaccos, and a bit of fine, high-grade burley leaf for just a little extra body. The blend is then delicately kissed with a subtle and intriguing flavor, enhancing the natural sweetness of the Virginias and providing a delightful, light room aroma.

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Name:

English Chocolate

Code #:

TRF007

Price:

CHF 22.00

Weight:

57g // 2 oz.

Type:

VA-Latakia Aromatic

Form:

Broken Flake

Sold in:

Tin

Strength:

6

Comment:

We begin with the finest Virginias and just enough Latakia to provide the taste that so many crave then press it to marry the flavors. We then tumble it out to a broken flake for easy packing and add just a touch of chocolate to awaken the senses. The end result is a blend that satisfies all day for a walk through the Dales yet is welcome in the drawing room in the evenings thanks to the warm chocolate aroma.

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