By: Flavorah (FLV)
Used in 1002 recipes at an average of 0.936%.
I was looking for a tobacco blend that wasn't sweet, but didn't want to go all the way into ashtray territory either. I wanted to capture the deep, rich aroma of a freshly opened pouch of Drum rolling tobacco and add a little smoke to that, and this comes close enough for government work.
FLV Red Burley and FLV Kentucky Blend are the "body" tobaccos and establish a deep "brown" foundation. FLV Oak Barrel dries things out a little bit and accents the woody elements, while FLV Beer Nuts adds just enough saltiness to push things a bit further into dry/savory territory.
INW Tobacco DNB adds ash and smoke, and helps counteract the sweetness of the VG.
OOO Smokey Bacon pushes things further into savory territory and enhances the smoky/ashy notes from INW Tobacco DNB. It adds some of the missing elements I was looking for in dry tobacco profiles.
This recipe sounds a little scary at first blush with INW Tobacco DNB at 1% and the presence of OOO Smokey Bacon, but I promise it doesn't taste like an overflowing pub ashtray seasoned with scorched bacon bits. Instead, it's a very pleasant, dry, savory, smoky tobacco. It's vapable straight from the mixing table, but if you let it sit overnight after mixing, it gets even better.
It's tailored for MTL builds, and my reference build for this recipe is a 1 ohm 26 gauge Kanthal coil, 3mm internal diameter, in a QP Gata RTA, running around 18-20 watts. For additional reference, I mixed this using Liquid Barn's 12mg premixed base, which is 80% VG and 20% PG. After mixing, it comes out around 75ish% VG.
(All Flavorah recipe)
Kentuky blend is my personal favourite is slightly ashy, woodsy, spicy and with a sweet caramel vibe, here is the main note.
To support it a bit of red burley to keep the earthy tobacco vibe and a touch of virginia to add brightness and sweetnes.
Flv Bourbon adds a nice bourbon sweetness and taste, as well as , a noticeable charred oak, and to make it even more present im using Oak barrel wich gives a cleaner oak top note.
To me FLV Oak Barrel tastes like an old, still wet(altough its quite dry) from storing bourbon, dark wood like taste.
And to smooth out everthing a bit of cream.
Steep Time: You can Snv or either leave it 3-5 days, but after 2 weeks is when flavorah tobaccos come back and bourbon reaches it full potential.
Mix at: 70Vg/30Pg
This ratio is best as 50/50-60/40 are a bit throughty and thin in my opinion.
Also this extra VG adds some sweetness but feel free to choose.
Using @fear 's cardinal base for the tobacco element. Decided to use RY4 Double because i dint want Holy Holy Grail Ry4's caramel note.
Taste great off the shake.
Sippin on some knob smoked bourbon while i vape this. great combo.
Tested at 20 watts in a mtl/rdl setup.
Trying different vanilla/custard bases, I stumbled into this mix which I find specially suggestive.
The Custard base is smooth and rich, and the tobacco notes are well defined and don't get muddled up.
(INW) Custard takes the reign for me (sorry FA Custard Premium!), (DFS) Holy Vanilla and (INW) Shisha Vanilla back it up.
- for a really intense vanilla (as commercial VCTs, pump (INW) Custard to 2.5%)
(FLV) Native Tobacco and (FLV) Kentucky Blend make a dry, leafy tobacco.
(FA) Black Fire puts some smoke in, without the ash and not being too prominent.
Doesn't need much steep, a few days and rip away!
(Black Sabbath's "Master of Reality" released July 21, 1971: as a tribute to one of the greatest albums of all time, for the name of the first song seemed too relevant to this mix. Sorry, no terpenes in the mix!)
I have really been enjoying Flavorah tobacco flavors. They are not harsh or off as alot of other offerings in this area of flavors
I like this combo of KY and Red Burley here. For tobacco lovers I am sure most would agree it id hard to go wrong with Red Burley and.......
FLV Rose Essence adds a unique sweetness to this mix and realy anything i have used it in.
TPA Vanlla Custard nothing you do not already know it is a creamy light vanilla tyoe of flavor but i didnt want that over the top Cap vanilla that is in CAP V1 Custard
INW Shisha Vanilla...just to add some more mouthfeel as well as additional vanilla flavor. I will add that the vanilla in this mix is still on the mild side and you may prefer more
If you mix this please let me know what you think as together we discover and make each other better mixers
The theme for mixer's club was Duets. I decided to take my love for Cardinal and try to see if I could get more tobacco out of it. My problem with Cardinal was always that it was just never enough tobacco flavor. So I decided to try it with Brigade 2506 by @ChemicalBurnVictim as like a peanut butter and jelly tobacco blend.
The results were strange. I first just lifted the holy holy grail ry4 and mixed it with BFP and TA CC. That wasn't working so I added back in everything on both recipes until I had a straight mash up of the two. For one tester, I just threw in some Am4a on a whim at 1%. for some reason that mix worked better than the others. The two recipes needed a bridge to pull them together and I'm guessing that the slightly creamy Am4a was able to bridge that gap between the caramelly HHG and the darker brigade flavorings.
Based on feedback from @ID10-T, I experimented with the levels of Am4a to get it right. I sent him some samples to try with Am4a at 0/0.3/0.5/0.7/0.9% His feedback being that the Am4a stood out too prominently at 1.0 and I was inclined to agree. Testing at various levels we both agreed that 0.5/0.7 were indistinguishable.
So, here it is at the 11th hour as Holy Holy Grail Ry4 v1 fades into diy history... Sacrilege (Amped brigade 2506)
- I do like the 0.9 version as well. It leans more to that creamy bacco side than a mash-up and you can try that out too if you like more bacco and dont mind the distraction.
- just want to take a moment to thank the Mixer's club for encouragement and feedback and to ID10-T for helping me to get the levels perfect and trying out some samples to nail it down.
A smooth tobacco vape,creamy,with a nice coconut aftertaste and hints of chocolate.Kentucky blend is quite present,helping to keep the tobacco up front.Sweet coconut flv is more like a coconut cream and blends really well with the tobacco here.Although i shake and vape it the next day,it really gets better after a week steeping