It's hard to go wrong with a bent Billiard. Well, let me clarify: It's hard to go wrong with a well made
bent Billiard. Fortunately, this Ashton readily qualifies, with spot-one classic English shaping, a black sandblast with just enough depth and ruggedness to add texture without chewing up the lines, and proportions that allow for a good amount of chamber, while still letting the pipe tuck readily into a jacket pocket.
- Eric N. Squires