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(TPA) Honeysuckle (pg)


By: The Flavor Apprentice (TPA)
Buy From: bcv gremlin wizard

Used in 1490 recipes at an average of 2.503%.

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118 DIY E-Liquid Recipes found


So I love when you are having a dicussion on flavors and spontanously a recipie pops into your head . @Freshepies and I were talking about a SA grapfruit cream and this mix developed as we were talking So I finally had a chance to mix it .

On the inhale you get a sweet honesysuckle vanilla cupcake with notes of blood organge citrus at the finish
This is a light profile that works well on an RDA tested on a reload S rda at 55 watts with an .15 alien coil

The anglefood and vanilla cupcake create the body of the for this mix - angel food cake is a fantastic flavor but needs a little support as can get lost in a mix. vanilla cupake works for that buttery darker vanilla forsting note and adds some body to the cake part of the mix.
Honeysuckle well i just love it - it adds a lovey sweetness that just acccents the fruits

Blood organge champlage is a light bright blood oragnge top note and the grapefruit cream is a creamy slightly vanilla grapefruit note that supports the citrus tart notes in this mix and sits in the middle
Tahitian vanilla is a lighter brighter vanilla to help fill out that vanilla through the mix

Add sweetner to your liking although I do not think it is needed ..I would use FLV sweetness .50 if you wan tto bring out some of the sweeter fruit notes

I love the fruit/floral combo that @RockyHarlow uses in his "Rainforest" recipe. It's hard to describe with words what it tastes like, since it's more of an abstract work of art, but I think his name "Rainforest" fits very well. The sweetness of the guava, sweet/floral honeysuckle and funky cactus makes for a very interesting combination.

As I keep throwing things at my soda base (FLV Citrus Soda, CAP Lemon Lime & WS-23), I think this combo turned out great. It preserves the unique taste of the original mix, but adds a slight fizzyness to it.

Blueberry and Orange Bubble milk tea

This is an adaptation of my Dewwy Boba recipe
https://alltheflavors.com/recipes/147663.

In this version we are sticking to the Bubble milk base and substituting the Cherry Blossom for honeysucle to create a syrupy floral to support the blueberry.

JF blueberry berry is juicy and is the perfect contrast to the vibrant and crisp FA Orange.

I have added a hint of fa billberry just to give the blueberry some depth

I love all of them... Yet to crown a winner.

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This is a part one in my recipe line of Buddha inspired vapes I'm working on.
Part two found here: http://alltheflavors.com/recipes/151144#mists_of_buddha_by_nordicflavours

Profile: Steamed rice with rose apples.

Background:

A while ago, I got thrown into a discussion at work about Buddha. Being married to a wonderful Japanese lady, who are heavily into buddhism, I started to look up what kind of food, the original Buddha's (yes there are a few of them) would actually eat.
Rice was a given and after much researchning I came up with a few recipes.
A sweet/floral one and a more sweet/savory one.

This one here are the sweet/floral one.
It's based off on the a rice dish mixed with what we currently know as a Rose Apple - or more commonly (cause there are MANY Rose Apples), a Java Apple.
While a Java Apple actually not being an apple at all, but got its name due to its colour, it's more of a melon-ish, snow pear-ish type of fruit.
It's found in wide areas in South East Asia.
A lot of credit here goes to @Shyndo and @Alfredpudding for ideas and help choosing the flavors for the Rose Apple

Choices:

The Rice: is made from FA Sweet Rice and VT Rice Base. I found this combo to be pretty much what nicely steamed basmati rice tastes like.

FLV Cream: helps to bind the rice together, but only just enough to not turn it into a creamy rice pudding, as it wouldn't fit the profile. By all means, this is not really a dessert.

Rose Apple: Shyndo and Alfred both chipped in here. Alfred suggested using CAP Sweet Guava, to add some of the flavor and the flesh along with TFA pear and
FLV Rose Essence for flavor. While Shyndo chipped in (agreeing unknowingly with Alfred) on the pear and rose essence. Shyndo went further and suggested to add some honeysuckle, as honeysuckle and rose essence could be a killer combo - and I agree.

Combine the rice and the rose apple and it's a great sweet and floral vape, with a wonderful rice flavor on the exhale.

No real steep is needed for this, as FE Sweet Rice has a habit of fading, but over a day or two, it'll become more creamy and delicious. Works great as a SnV!

Hope you'll enjoy and feel free to leave a review!

Reddit link: https://www.reddit.com/r/DIY_eJuice/comments/blmqji/golden_wind/

Originally called Golden Wind but Golden Pear makes more sense.

A cool, LemonLavenderPear Champagne enveloped in Honeysuckle.

INW Cactus - Needed a bit of tart juiciness.

TFA Dragonfruit - To fluff and emulsify the fruits.

TFA Honeysuckle - Soothing fresh floral note that blends into each flavor's background.

FA Lavender - A perfect compliment to FE Lemon and just an overall amazing and satisfying flavor. I've been meaning to put more use to it.

FE Lemon - The king of lemons, and just enough to fuse with Lavender so that neither dominates the other.

INW Pear - IMO the King of Pears. Provides an accurate and gentle pear note that rests alongside the lemon and lavender.

FW Pink Bubbly - This one provides effervescence without additional flavor changes, like TFA Champagne or VT Fizzy Sherbet.

FW Sweetener because I like it better than CAP Super Sweet,

WS-23 - I put this into just about anything; kicks up the flavor just a tad, and brings in the chill wind.

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I've been working on this one for a while. Before I even had the idea for Cabin, I wanted to capture the idea of rain in a vape. Now that it's Spring I decided to get back to work and finish this thing. I'll try to include some development notes, but it was mostly just trying things that reminded me of being outside in the rain and countless adjustments.

I started working on this before I picked up WF Starfruit and after trying it I knew it was the right place to start. It's a flavor that really captures a clean, slightly citrus dominant, water-filled fruit. I was working with this higher in the beginning from 3-3.5% but it was too aggressive to blend into the rest of the profile. Since it had to be at a lower percentage I wasn't getting the same effect, so I decided to add .25% INW Cactus to bring back some of that water content while obfuscating the Starfruit flavor a bit.

Then I started to bring in some florals that wouldn't bully the profile too much or stick out. The first addition was Hibiscus Candy. I was working with this one lower towards the beginning at around 2.5-3% but it wasn't showing up enough with the Starfruit in there. I decided to see what happened if I push it fairly high and it ended up working perfectly to add a solid amount of body and tone down the citrus in Cactus and Starfruit a bit. It still seemed lacking so I added TPA Honeysuckle at 1% and hoped for the best. I really enjoyed what it was doing to the overall idea so I started incrementally increasing it and it landed at 3%. It really helps to sell the rain concept, provides some more floral nuance, and brings an almost apple-like quality to the recipe.

Finally I wanted to add something to bring a blue hue to the recipe and make it just a little bit brighter overall. I landed on VT Bilberry Ripe because it's an awesome blueberry (kinda grape?) jam flavor and it did exactly what I was hoping for. It started down around 1% but I brought it up as much as possible without it showing up in the final product as a separate thing. Then to make it even more refreshing I tossed in .5% WS-23, but feel free to use your usual amount of cooling additive here. After making this I found that many people before me have had the idea to capture rain in a vape, so hopefully my edition is good enough to stand among them.

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An easy 1-2-3 Hoppy Citrus mix.

Credit to eyemakepizza and ID10-T for the remaining pieces!

Very simple sweet tea with a distinct peach note. The honeysuckle rounds out the black tea for a lighter floral tea flavor.

Adapted from a recipe originally crafted by Aerron on ELR. Adjusted the values a bit to make them more in line with my own preferences.

Basic, simple, delicious. This is a recipe that is greater than the sum of its parts, which is exactly what I strive for when I mix. If you have seen my other mixes, you know that two and three flavor bangers are my shtick, I try to make mixes that are easy to get into weather it's your first mix or your thousandth. With that fluff out of the way, here's the recipe.

TPA Honeysuckle. It's awesome and it is my first toe-dip into florals and thanks to the unanimous backing of ConcreteRiver and Kopel on Mixlife (Wednesdays at 9pm Central, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi-1CgoitSnlqAJEAzJWXuQ) it made its way into my Bull City cart and I haven't looked back. I believe Rick's actual quote was "...just fucking get it, it's good."

At 1.5% we notice the presence of of the sweet, almost syrupy homage to the tasty flower buds that we southern raised children used to suck and chew on while prowling the woods and playgrounds of yesteryear. Despite it's well known and exploited subtlety, TPA Honeysuckle has a way to take over a mix if you know what to look for. It's a lot like garlic that if used well, you will hardly notice it, yet if it is abused it will be the sole note that you pick out of a mix. 1.5% is what I have tested and determined to be absolutely perfect here. Not 1.75%, not 1.25%. Feel free to play around with the percentages but know that if you change it up it will totally alter the intended result of a background note that harmonizes with the forefront.

In the right hand corner we have the reigning heavyweight FA White Peach at a whopping 1%. I have what we woke mixers call a "bitch throat" and get razors out of white peach at anything over 1%-1.5%. At 1% Peach certainly takes the wheel in the overall flavor of the mix, as it was intended. At such a low percentage we get a more mellow peach rings vibe, vs the ripe white peach that can rear its head closer to 2%-3%.
As a caveat I should mention that I really truly do not care for peach at all, though I often find myself using it in many of my mixes, specifically FA White Peach and more often than not at the aforementioned 1%. After much internal reflection and looking in the mirror, I have deduced that White Peach has a certain je ne sais quoi, more specifically a "chew" factor that I have come to love. That "chew" plays a fairly important role here, and though this recipe isn't intended as a candy mix, the texture is reminiscent of chewing a flower petal which inherently ties into the Honeysuckle background.

Sweetener is discouraged, at least try it without first. A prolonged steep isn't necessary, about three days should suffice. I notice very little difference between three days and two weeks steep time.

As a final note, the recipe image that I made was my first time combining two photos together in a collage using GIMP and it came out.. eh it could have been better in hindsight. I had a lot of cool ideas but my photo editing skills are not on par with some of the absolute wizards I have seen on here.

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