Hola, amigos. I know it’s been a long time since I rapped at ya, but this was too cool to pass up. Sorry for the rampant self-promotion.
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“Giant Swan” is kind of a delicious technicolor nightmare of a recipe. You’ve got a lot of big, bright candy flavors slammed up against a base of champagne and rum. Pixie Stix and Champagne… totally normal thing to vape. This is a limited time engagement, so I’ll release the recipe after I’ve milked this opportunity. Rest assured, you’ll be horrified to gaze upon it. I’m really proud of this one, and huge shoutout to Liquid Barn for making it happen as a one-shot.
Capella has a fairly new sour additive, and they brought out the big
guns with the prefix: “POWERFUL.” Will this join Capella Super
Sweet as one the primary scourges of commercial juice? It’s
definitely a bit different from other available options but I’m not
sure it has the equivalent transformative power of Super Sweet.
Super Sweet basically turns juice into candy, while this might be
more accurately described as an additive to make fruit flavors a
little more tart and realistic. Cool, but not quite what I was
This feels like a
trap. You’ve got the harsh, muting properties of “sours” along
with the fraught plastic hellscape of aerosolized cherry flavorings.
I was pretty apprehensive about this flavor but I think, on balance,
it’s not bad?
Vaping has a whole
bunch of things that sound like a good idea in theory but usually
fall flat. Savory flavors? HOW NOVEL! What a lovely change in pace!
… until they end up tasting like dirt, vomit, or stale dog food
with an overly sweet background. Florals? WHO DOESN’T LIKE
FLOWERS? … until you run into one that taste like the inside of
deodorized casket, all perfume and sweet decay. And sour? It sounds
great, using a tart acidity to balance a sticky sweet candy or fruit
flavor. I’ve never had a “sour” juice that was actually sour.
They just end up tasting thin and metallic while the vaping
experience feels like inhaling the kind of fumes that the OSHA nerds
think require a respirator or fume hood. Has Capella finally cracked
the secrets of the sour? This week, we’re going fully “sour.”
I’m starting out with the fairly new Capella Tangy Orange.
You’ve seen the empty tab ominously labeled “foundations” on the site, welcome to the first article to fill it out. “Foundations” is going to be where I try to lay out some more general interest topics in mixing.
The first topic is going to be about my experience with Vape Train concentrates. My plan is not to provide a comprehensive review, but discuss some topics related to mixing that I found interesting after trying a whole bunch of Vape Train flavors.