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(FA) Costarica Special (mango)


By: FlavourArt (FA) - Buy Direct
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loosely adapted from: https://alltheflavors.com/recipes/12445
not sure how the costarica special will taste. I have tpa mango, tpa philippine mango, as well as a handful of peach flavors that I could try here as replacements or supplements. Suggestions are welcome!

Credit to Tamachicken for the Mango profile in this recipe which was taken directly from his Oh My Mango recipe you can find on here. Also to ID10-T for being a sounding board for me when I got this going. Yes there are a million ingredients, but that was necessary to maintain that complex mango profile and then introduce the rest of the ingredients in an attempt to turn it in to a parfait style dessert. I think I have achieved that and what I experience is a nice fruitful mango inhale with a cream finish. The bakery element is "just" there in the background for me and I will experiment with bringing this a little more forward, but I don't want it to be prominent. The combination of CAP VC1 and Creamy Yoghurt makes for an exceptional light and creamy base that leaves a really creamy finish on my lips. I really struggle with creams in vaping, I usually just get a dry Styrofoam sensation so if this is creamy for me, it should be great for other people. The Creamy Yoghurt really cuts through the heaviness of the VC1 and masks the slight egginess of that flavour. Could it be simplified... probably. But I am really enjoying it the way it is right now. Koolada is optional of course. I hope that anyone who tries it enjoys it.

5

Out of at least 100 mango recipes, probably closer to 150, this recipe, based on /u/Tamachicken's "Oh My Mango" is among the tastiest I have ever vaped.

Shake and vape.

2

Very smooth with a thick, heavy mouthfeel. Reminiscent of mango pureé.

FA/TPA/FLV/CAP Mango The four mangoes here all offer different notes of a mango flavour.

FA Mango
Full on flavour. A great mango flavour but also very dry in taste.
TPA Mango
The one that turns people off mango vapes when they first try it. Pithy and over-ripe, though the earthy note is important as it adds realistic flavour to the other concentrates.
CAP Sweet Mango
Cloying and almost overbearing, but with the sweetness and denseness of a mango.
FLV Mango
FLV Mango is to Mango what CAP VC V1 is to Custards. Fantastic flavour to add roundness of all the elements of mango flavours - helps to boost the other flavours without pushing any individual note too high.

None of them quite make the mark on their own (especially TPA's mango which can be quite foul.) The ratios here are quite important in my view. If you want a stronger flavour make sure that you increase each Mango flavour proportionately to each other.

FA Marshmallow
A classic for adding mouthfeel and density to any recipe whilst also acting as a sweetener. One of my favourite flavours.

FA Lime Tahity Cold Pressed
Adds that sharp, sweet tangy flavour on its own, but in this mix it helps to boost the inherent mild citrus in a mango without adding any discernable lime flavour.

INW Shisha Strawberry
A flavour for those who can't taste strawberries. Fantastic concentrate. In this recipe it also adds to the thick, almost cloying taste of fresh mango on your tongue.

Ethyl Maltol
Very imporant note for this sweetener. Don't sub for sucralose - it's not the same and doesn't boost the recipe's sweetness. Instead all that it does it add a false sweet taste that doesn't sit well in here. Ethyl Maltol is perfect here as it helps to boost the inherent sweetness in each of the flavours.

Optional additions:

Koolada
Try anywhere from 0.25-1% to add a fantastic cool feel to mimic a sort of mango smoothie.

TPA Sweet Raspberry
0.25-0.5% For a sharper tang, though it will alter the recipe as this flavour is very strong.
Hope you enjoy it!

3

"Tastes like sexually breaking the language barrier." - /u/ID10-T

Here, banana and papaya deliciously dance in the ambience of mango.

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