Pipe smokers are an entirely different breed of smokers. Unlike those that smoke cigarettes, pipe smokers tend to have strong tastes. And unlike those that consume other types of tobacco, they seem to be quite easy to buy for. If you want to find a great gift for a pipe-smoking friend or loved one this holiday season, you can give yourself a bit of help by looking for gifts related to their hobby. Two great gifts as an aromatic pipe tobacco sampler and a new pipe. Both are typically useful, well-received gifts that can light up the face of a recipient during the holidays.
An aromatic pipe tobacco sampler is perhaps the easiest gift to give during the holidays. Buying a sampler is a sure way to help a friend find a new brand to smoke, and it is a great way to keep the overall price of the gift down. Many samplers are available for relatively low prices, and most can be purchased from a neighborhood tobacco store. These samplers may come from major brands or local manufacturers, but they tend to have such a wide range of flavors that almost any smoker can find something that he or she can enjoy. As a bonus, you can find out what type of tobacco your friend enjoys most to make sure that you know what to get him or her for the next special occasion.
Buying a pipe can also be a great idea, though it may be a bit harder. Some smokers are rather attached to a single pipe, and they may rarely use anything else. However, a new pipe is usually a well-received gesture. You can buy a pipe that is meant to replace an old pipe, a pipe that can serve as an alternate, or even a pipe that is used simple for display. Many smokers tend to like to have extra pipes on hand for situations during which others are present, and you can always buy a friend an extra pipe if he or she is the type of person that tends to have others over to smoke.