Peterson's 2012 Pipe of the Year is a stout-bodied Diplomat-Brandy hybrid shape variation well adept to the sandblasted finish presented here. Formed for a very relaxing feel in hand, the design also sits quite steadily upon the flattened foot of the bowl. Chamber-wise the size seems to be in line with a modest Dunhill group 4 with an ample amount of briar filling out the bowl. Accenting the dark finish is a specially made and hallmarked silver band leading out to the unique saddle stem.
- Chris Johnson