Capella Tangy Orange

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.

Read More »

Vape Train Lemonade (Clear)

VT-lemonade-clearHey, another sort of interesting vape train lemonade, this time with the “clear” addendum. I’d call that mostly confusing, as I don’t really associate lemonade flavors with being especially unclear, but whatever. According to Vape Train the profile here is “a sweet lemonade flavour that’s similar to a Sprite Lemonade without the zesty citrus tang found in say a lemon squash.” So that helps, I guess?

Read More »

Vape Train Lemonade

VT-lemonadeUnpopular opinion here, but lemonade flavors seem more alike than not to me. They are all vaguely candied, all feel like they were originally made from a powder. It’s more kool-aid than fresh squeezed and FW Lemonade and LA Lemonade are dirt cheap, so it’s hard to offer a really compelling argument that you really need another lemonade. This is pretty interesting though, and seems to do a pretty good job capturing something like carbonation. I am intrigued.

Read More »