Shane Ireland

Shane Ireland
Shane and his wife, Lisette, plus their Beagle, Bubba (who is a good boy), relocated from San Diego, California, to South Carolina to join us at Smokingpipes.com. It was when we asked about his hobbies and he responded, "whiskey, tobacco, writing, moving across the country, and listing my hobbies," that we knew we would all get along just fine. Shane makes particular use of his immense knowledge of pipes and pipe culture as the Director of Smokingpipes.com, overseeing Customer Service, Merchandizing, Estate Restoration and Low Country Pipe and Cigar, as well as having more fun than the rest of us combined by hand-selecting the pipes featured on our website (he refers to this activity as "finding pipes the right homes.") Liaising with pipe makers around the world while spending roughly half the year on the road, Shane plays several instruments adequately, but maybe none masterfully, and loves the music of David Bowie, Ornette Coleman, and Rachmaninoff. His favorite foods include albacore, espresso, Laphroaig of any variety, McConnell's Scottish Flake, watermelon, rye (both marbled, and distilled), and soft-boiled quail eggs. But especially clam chowder. He proudly supports Chelsea Football Club, and Boba Fett is, hands down, his favorite bounty hunter.
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Tasting Notes: Erik Stokkebye 4th Generation Evening Flake

Tasting Notes: Erik Stokkebye 4th Generation Evening Flake

March 4, 2021 by Shane Ireland
Tasting Notes: G.L. Pease's Windjammer

Tasting Notes: G.L. Pease's Windjammer

February 12, 2021 by Shane Ireland
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Tasting Notes: Erik Stokkebye 4th Generation Afternoon Melange

Tasting Notes: Erik Stokkebye 4th Generation Afternoon Melange

February 4, 2021 by Shane Ireland
Tasting Notes: Erik Stokkebye 4th Generation Morning Blend

Tasting Notes: Erik Stokkebye 4th Generation Morning Blend

January 20, 2021 by Shane Ireland
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Smoke Rings: Talking Pre-Industry with Steve Saka

Smoke Rings: Talking Pre-Industry with Steve Saka

January 7, 2021 by Shane Ireland
Tasting Notes: Erik Stokkebye 4th Generation 2012 Anniversary Blend

Tasting Notes: Erik Stokkebye 4th Generation 2012 Anniversary Blend

December 17, 2020 by Shane Ireland
All Pipes Considered: J. Alan Jess Tribute Pipes

All Pipes Considered: J. Alan Jess Tribute Pipes

November 16, 2020 by Shane Ireland
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Aganorsa Experience

Aganorsa Experience

November 12, 2020 by Shane Ireland
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Tasting Notes: Gold Block

Tasting Notes: Gold Block

October 13, 2020 by Shane Ireland
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Tasting Notes: Chacom No. Three

Tasting Notes: Chacom No. Three

September 30, 2020 by Shane Ireland
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