Inawera Flavor Review:
These are tested @ 5% with a 50/50 PG/VG mix, 0% nicotine. If something is really off, I will test with a lower or higher percentage and post. I will refrain from a low to high star rating; words are enough.
5% didn’t make it with this one; bumped this one up to 7 and then 9% before the flavor started to pop. Very nice and smooth without too much much alcohol up front. The scent of the liquor, fruity notes and the background of a woody scent is very prominent. I can tell tobacco or another fruit will blend nicely with this flavor.
I feel as though I just went down to the local farmers market and/or better yet, my grandmother’s orchard at the end of the picking season, picked up a peach that has been off the tree a day or three and taken a bite. Wait! Is that peach juice dripping down my arm? No, just my own saliva glands working overtime! Bump this up a percent or two, add some sweet cream and it will be enough to make me want to slap myself to see if I’m dreaming. Enough said.
GodFather (Scotch & Amaretto):
I wasn’t too much of a scotch drinker unless someone else was buying the rounds, then yes! First impressions of this: vaping cherry robitussin (for those not familiar with robitussin…think cough syrup). The smell from the bottle just about matches the vape. Very cherry amaretto cordial inhale with a somewhat bitter almond, scotch on the exhale. I like bitter. Heavy cherry, I don’t like. I don’t hate it, but it will not be making the top note of a mix with this flavor. The cherry taste lingers way longer than the scotch. I was hoping for more of an almond/apricot note rather than cherry. Oh well, those that love cherry flavorings will like this. I might wind up putting this in my wife’s coffee; she loves that flavored coffee stuff. Who knows, after a some serious steep time and with the addition of some other flavors (perhaps a nice cigar), it might be palatable for me.
Cognac (Tino D’Milano):
They hit the nail on the head with this one. Smells great from the bottle and vapes better. This one does have a strong alcohol top note, which I’m sure will smooth out after some steep time. I can tastes the white grapes mixed with the oak cask in which cognac is aged. I did enjoy my cognac when I was a drinker. Although I have my “5 year chip”, I can say I’d rather vape this cognac than drink the real thing. At the moment, I can’t begin to think what I’d mix with it, other than a little tobacco. It vapes great alone. If you like vapes with a bit of spirits in the mix, this is one to get.
Sweet Tobacco (Tino D’Milano):
I had high hopes for this one since noted in the specs was a honey background. I was looking for something to replace TFA Black Honey tobacco. Nope, not even close. This is a very nondescript tobacco. Perhaps I’ll bump the percentages up to three times as much and get something. At 5% it’s…meh. There is an ever so slight sweetness but mostly I taste dull wet hay. I’ll probably update this once I bump the percentage up a bit, but for now, this flavor is nothing to write home about. There are many other Inawera tobaccos to choose from…I’d leave this one for last.
Am4A (Tino D’Milano):
This flavor hits the mark for which the traditional smooth pipe tobacco is known. I didn’t want to over flavor the liquid on this one, so I started at 3%. My choice was a good one. The wonderful blend of tobacco flavor really pops at just 3%. I can pick out a slight chocolate and caramel note, but what really comes through is the burley flavor of a woody, leather (not a bad thing), plum and slight raisin quality. Just an all around pleasant sit around the fire kind of vape. For tobacco lovers, this would be a “must have” in the stock.