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Laugh all you want at the ingredients and percentages, but this tastes like Captain Crunch. If that is what you want to vape, this is what will deliver that to you. Nothing out there delivers an authentic Captain Crunch base than FLV Crunch Cereal, and believe me, I have a whole shelf of cereal and corn flavorings to prove it. It's the sharp corn bite that is essential to the profile, that I cannot seem to get anywhere else.
Crunch Cereal has been panned heavily in the DIY Reddit, ranging from "it tastes like mushrooms" to "it's pure jizz." Like sure, by itself at 5% I get that. But blend it and it takes on a life of it's own. And I'll take your word for it on the jizz part.
This is essentially a mish mash of various ceral base receipes I have seen, with the FLV Crunch Cereal on top. The AP adds another sharp bite to mix. If you like to shove your mouth full of cereal to the point of causing trauma to your soft palate, this may be what you are looking for.
If you don't want vape juice that tastes like somone who ate a bowl of cereal burped on it, enjoy.
PSYCHO. This is a remix of SMAX Pony On Acid. I've been working on this profile for quite some time. I released a similar profile December 2018, Rudolph On Acid ( https://alltheflavors.com/recipes/131873#rudolph_on_acid_by_folkart ). And while it was a decent recipe, it wasn't a clone or remix. It was a version I created on my journey to try and crack Pony On Acid. After many months and testing various strawberries, creams, pineapples, and berries, I think I've come about as close to the original as I can.
SMAX describes this e-liquid as, "a psychedelic blend of magical berries laced with a euphoric-and-intoxicating strawberry glaze, delivering a flavor profile experience that will have you craving more." For the most part the description is accurate. I do however get a very slight floral note from the original but over all it is a very nice commercial e-liquid. I get a airy almost whipped cream with marshmallow and creamy vanilla, a somewhat strawberry glaze, with light hints of pineapple and generic berry/raspberry, and just a pinch of graham. The pineapple note and berry note really does turn this profile into an interesting and unique departure from your basic "Strawberries and Cream". I can see why so many people enjoy it.
I want to be clear that this recipe, for certain, is not what SMAX uses to create their original. When I create a remix/clone, I try to pinpoint a few flavors I think they use or something that emulates what they use and build upon it. If I were to try to figure out exactly what they use, it would never be finished and I would lose my mind in the process. So, with that being said, this is how I approached it.
Lets start with the cream base.
The first thing I noticed with the cream base was a marshmallow note. A lot of marshmallows can mute recipes so I wanted to use one that had the least muting affect and FA Marshmallow was the obvious choice. At 3% it may seem a bit high but that's where I thought it shined the best, especially since it was so pronounced in the original. FA marshmallow was the right fit but it needed something to fill it out and FA New York Cheese Cake does that very well. It also brings that very slight graham note I was picking up in the original. I tried other cheese cakes but they seemed to have too much of that "cheesiness" that so many people like, but was not in the original. The original also has a slight creamy/milky/vanilla note. Getting this right was actually the hardest part of the remix. FA Meringue is always a great choice when adding a milky note, but it needed something else to bring home the creamy/vanilla note. I chose CAP Vanilla Bean Ice Cream for it's vanilla and "melted ice cream" creamy note, but only at 1% ( I didn't want to turn it into an ice cream). And paired with the FA Meringue it simulated the creamy/milky/vanilla note I was after. You may think using 4 "cream" flavorings seems like a lot to use in a recipe, and I would agree in most instances, however, in this case, each brings a unique note that really blends well without over flavoring.
Now the fruits.
Which strawberry should I choose? I could have approached this with a combination of strawberries like TPA ripe, FA Red Touch, and maybe INW Shisha Strawberry and this may have worked. But then my recipe would have been 9 flavorings and that ain't good. I try my best to keep my recipes to 7 or less. So my goal was to choose a strawberry that did what all three would do in the aforementioned. This was tough. I hate to admit this but I'm not a huge fan of strawberries. So many of them taste "chemically" to me. So the search was on. One choice was JF Sweet Strawberry. It does the "strawberry glaze" pretty well but it seemed a bit too artificial for me. As some of you might know, I've been on a Health Cabin kick lately, and I have to admit some are ok, some are super strong, but there are a few that I absolutely love and HC Fresh Strawberry is one of them. To me, this is a perfect combination of authentic strawberry, candy strawberry, and strawberry glaze. If you don't have it, get it! You won't be disappointed if you like strawberries. You can get it here https://www.diyvaporsupply.com/fresh-starwberry-hc/ or if not in the USA, here https://www.healthcabin.net/10ml-vapelf-berries-concentrated-flavors-p/18494.html .
The pineapple and berry note was a little difficult to get right. I tried TPA pineapple but it was too "throaty". I tried INW pineapple and it was ok, but the pineapple was too pronounced. After a few more pineapple flavors, I settled on TPA Pineapple Juicy, which is kind of a weird pineapple because it's like a pineapple with marshmallow. But for this profile it was perfect because of the marshmallow and at only .35% you can tell that some type of acidic/pineapple note is there but not throaty. (Thank you Graham Digital_Drops for the recommendation!)
The raspberry/berry note I started out with was TPA Sweet Raspberry and while it's probably what SMAX is using, it carries with it a floral note which I did pick up in the original. I wanted to eliminate that off note and went with RF Yumberry SC. Now is it a raspberry? No. But when used very low, it does have a generic sweet berry note. And all I needed was just a hint of berry note.
I added .75% Cap Super Sweet to match the sweetness of the original which to me is not too sweet, but you can adjust to your liking.
Wow! That was a long description. But I wanted to explain why I used each flavor. As I stated previously, I'm certain this is not how SMAX built Pony On Acid, but if you're a fan of the original, I don't think you will be disappointed with this remix. Is it a 100% clone? No. But to me it's as close as I can get without knowing the exact recipe.
This can be a shake and vape but is best if you let it steep for 7 days.
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Lemon meringue pie with mascarpone cheese layer.
I wanted to post a lemon meringue recipe but at the same time to make it a bit different from the other ones published.
CAP Lemon Meringue pie is my go to, so it was an obvious choice.
FA lemon Sicily for me is the best lemon by far although it fades.
1% is all you need to support CAPs Lemon Meringue Pie.
The marscarpone Layer is made with HS Italian Cream wich is an awsame cream, its rich, thick and buttery but gets a bit cheesy wich here fits wonderfully.
And TPA Cheesecake with Graham Crust that adds more cheesecake flavour and a graham base for our crust.
CAP Golden Butter 0.5% just because its a key ingredient in pies and makes the graham base a bit more pie like.
And Finally FA Meringue one of my favourite flavourings and how can you not add Meringue to a Lemon Meringue pie?!
I'm already addicted to apple-cinnamon profiles, and after trying oddDrop's Jacker I wanted to make one, but with strawberry milk.
\\Mixed At: 70vg\30pg
\\Steep Time: 5-7 Days
Back in my college days, my friends and I would drive around in the country, listen to Sublime, and do what most college kids do in that situation (cough cough). When we got back to the dorm, I would bust out my secret stash of Apple Jacks and get my strawberry milk out of the mini fridge. This is my best attempt thus far to recreate that moment.
The biggest challenge I had with this recipe? Getting the apple-cinnamon and strawberry to be distinguishable. A lot of batches I would be able to taste one or the other, but never both, and I think I finally cracked it.
Cereal Base: OddDrop was spot on with what CAP Apple Snacks provides, a wonderful dried apple and oat-grain flavor. The only big issue I had with Jacker is what is probably going to get me ostracized, I'm not a fan of CAP Cereal 27. I KNOW, it's crazy. I decided to still use it, but only at 1%, at 1% it still gives us a bit of that crunchy/corn note and still plays well off of the oat-grain notes from a slight increase in CAP Apple Snacks.
A lot of the recipes on here use FA Stark to help with the Apple notes, and they were absolutely right, it really helps the apple in this recipe, but again it was a little too high for me, I was almost getting a bit of a watery apple juice note at 1%. At 0.66% it helps round it out a bit more.
To get our cinnamon on with our apple, I went with the old classic FLV Rich Cinnamon. You only need 1 drop/30ml and it does the trick. I would wager that you could even drop the strawberry and keep the rest for a bangin Apple Jacks recipe on it's own. Also this gets a surprising boost from RF Strawberry Gelato (more on that later)
Milk Base: I want to give 100% credit to SteamOn's cereal milk base. It is spot on and is both tough enough against other flavors to it stand out, but malleable enough to bend it to my will. If you ever want to start working on a cereal w/milk recipe, SteamOn has got you covered. The only thing I did was round up meringue 0.05% just because I thought it looked weird.
Strawberry: TPA Strawberry Ripe is awesome, but is too "pink" for this profile if that makes sense. INW Shisha Strawberry was a front-runner but I always get this slightly earthy note from it that turns me off in certain recipes unless it's done right (like wh1skeyk1ng's Rhubarb Delight ). I decided to try a couple of new strawberries that I didn't have as much experience with. I really liked the notes I got from RF Strawberry Gelato SC from Tootall's Battered Berry, but in the never ending battle with tasting both apple-cinnamon AND strawberry in this mix it was too weak on it's own, and just increasing it caused the gelato notes to take over the recipe. So I included RF Strawberry SC to help both fruits in this profile. The best part? The slightly-granular note from RF Strawberry Gelato SC helps out our cereal base. It's one of those things where you're not sure why it works but it does.
This Cereal is Sweet: I think this is the first recipe in a while where I would say sweetener is required. I mean, look at the side of a box of Apple Jacks and you'll see why. 12 grams of sugar in 1 CUP, who the hell only eats 1 CUP of cereal for breakfast? Add some strawberry milk and you're on the sugar train to diabetes town. Anyway yes, CAP SS, even just a little like in this one, is needed at times. To really create that store-bought sugar bomb you took off the shelf this recipe needs it.
Epilogue: I swear the longer I write my notes on these the more passionate I get. I hope you like what I probably spent way too long on, and be sure to leave a review as well! I always enjoy hearing constructive criticism and any suggestions people might have. Lastly, be sure to try out the other guy's recipes I linked here, if it weren't for them I don't think I could have gotten this together.
A bowl of frosted fruity cereal with sweet rich milk
A cereal recipe made up of concentrates which are not affiliated with cereal according to their title, WF berry cobbler is a perfect modern day replacement for TFA berry crunch cereal, at 6% it provides the perfect soft berry note behind a decent chunk of AP, the lemon from the lemon squares is a really nice lemon flavour and not overpowering although does sit at the front of the fruity side of things to give that cereal vibe and also provides good mouthfeel for a cereal that’s been sitting in milk for a minute or too. The cornbread works in a similar way and has the extra pro of adding a touch of dried/cooked corn to the whole thing really twisting it in the direction of a cereal... the meringue gives the “frosting” element here and finally FA milk and WF pastry cream provide the sweet silky milk.
Optional dependant on taste: 0.3% AP (5%) for a more grainy cereal.
As always sweetener is subjective and is there purely for my tastes but I recommend it for a nice sweet cereal vape.
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