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Y & S Licorice Pipes

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paulcol Apr 22, 2010 12:08 PM

Anyone know where I can find them. I bought the cigars at Bulk Burn, but I can't find the pipes.
Candy Mountain doesn't have them.
Are they still made?
Thanks

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  1. BamiaWruz RE: paulcol Apr 23, 2010 01:41 AM

    Have you tried johnvince foods/bulk ?

    They carry a wide variety of stuff, and I know they have the cigars there for sure because I bought some but I'm not sure if they have the pipes.

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      juno RE: BamiaWruz Apr 23, 2010 07:22 AM

      I've also been looking for the licorice pipes for the past couple of years. In my view, they taste better than the cigars, though I'm at a loss to explain why. My local Costco used to carry the pipes by the box, but switched to the cigars a year or two ago. I've tried John Vince - no pipes. And a few other places as well, including Candy Mountain, where I was informed that Y&S doesn't make pipes anymore. If true, I am bereft. So any news to the contrary would be appreciated.

    2. Manybears RE: paulcol Apr 23, 2010 11:53 AM

      There is another brand of liquorice pipes in the bulk candy store under Metro Hall (I think) beside the PharmaPlus. Greyish packaging. Sorry I don't know the product, the brand or the store well and can't really recommend it but thought I'd mention in case you're looking for an alternative.

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        paulcol RE: Manybears Apr 23, 2010 01:15 PM

        thanks. I've seen them and bought them. Just not the same. I did find out that the pipes I'm looking for are no longer in production.

      2. BamiaWruz RE: paulcol Jul 15, 2010 01:18 PM

        Today I saw the pipes individually wrapped at Ajax Bulk barn near the cash. Not sure if it's the same brand you're looking for. I can upload a pic.

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          paulcol RE: BamiaWruz Jul 15, 2010 04:27 PM

          Hi.
          I've bought those pipes, but they aren't the same. I'll stick to the cigars, which thankfully are still produced. I buy them by the box.

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            bogie RE: paulcol Jul 15, 2010 05:50 PM

            You are seriously committed to your junk food-I respect that!

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          red twizzler RE: paulcol Jul 19, 2010 01:51 PM

          I saw boxes of Y & S Licorice Pipes at Costco-Billy Bishop Way-Wilson/Dufferin just last week. I looove them! The price is $6.99 I think.

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            juno RE: red twizzler Jul 19, 2010 02:43 PM

            You saw the pipes last week? I was there as well last week - at the Wilson and Dufferin Costco - and, as is my custom, I checked the candy shelves in the faint hope that there were, once again, Y&S pipes on offer. They haven't been in more than a year. All I saw, as usual, were the cigars, which - in my view - inexplicably don't taste as good as the pipes. But did you actually buy the box? And were they indeed pipes, not cigars? To the casual licorice observer, the boxes are almost identical. If the pipes are indeed back, I'll be back as well at Costco, in a heartbeat, to stock up. I had been assured that the pipes are no longer made. But there's always the faint-hope clause, I suppose.

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              red twizzler RE: juno Jul 26, 2010 06:15 PM

              I stand corrected. I purchased a box of pipes quite awhile ago from Costco. The ones I saw recently must have been the cigars, not pipes. Sorry for the misinformation. I was at Costco a few days ago and couldn't even find the cigars.

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