Thursday, October 22, 2015

Another Perique Pilgrimage


(Pipes Magazine) ... There is something innately attractive about tobacco in process: hogsheads oozing tar between the boards, the horsecarts piled with russet bundles of leaf, burros of it stacked waist-high on the stripping room floor, the air laced with the filigree of Perique, so pungent that it stains the wooden beams a deep treacly brown. Like staring into a campfire, it connects deeply to the animal brain. Continued

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