At Home Doe eLiquid: Vape Overview

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Full of attitude and gusto, the At Home Doe eLiquid Range is from the same creative minds behind the Yorkshire Vaper, and feature some excellent flavoured eLiquids to sink your coils into. They’re also quite partial to a bit of poetic life-coaching, expelling some affirming advice in their own quirky way. So you can get some profound vape enlightenment while experiencing some great flavours!

With a 75%VG mix, the At Home Doe eLiquids are ideal for Sub Ohm vapers, along with being manufactured in a very low 2mg Nicotine strength. But in a generous 60ml bottle size, there’s plenty to go around, and they’re a great price for a great vape!

Here’s the At Home Doe eLiquid range as described by its creators;

 

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“Start the day right, with a two finger salute.

Now you’re free for the next nineteen and a half hours.

The world is your oyster, you can do anything!

Life ain’t easy, but today no-one’s gonna knock you down.

Take a full pack of Blue Raspberry Fruit Pastilles and don’t chew, not even once, because today, you’re the don.

You’ll accept any dare and blow it away with the sweetest clouds of candy goodness!

All this, and it’s only six o’one, you ain’t home no more, you’re free!”

6:00am eLiquid from At Home Doe is a blend of Blue Raspberry Fruit Pastilles.

 

 

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“Flip the bird and get running, as the daylight is fading fast and it’s almost eight thirty!

Street lights flicker on in a haze of warm orange hues, get blasting out some fruity clouds of tropical fruit salad to aid your getaway.

Pick up a basket of passion fruits, peaches, grapefruits, and crown it with a dragonfruit and get throwing.

As the five 0 are on your tail and they’re bagging and tagging like theirs no tomorrow!

Just make sure you stash this juice or vape the evidence, aAs the five 0 are on your tail and they’re bagging and tagging like theirs no tomorrow!

Just make sure you stash this juice or vape the evidence.”

8:30pm eLiquid from At Home Doe features a tropical fruit mix of Peaches, Passionfruits, Dragonfruits, & Grapefruits

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“The sweetest of victory, you just awarded the crown and you ain’t gonna be humble, we are all kinds of this castle and the dirty rascals can jog on!

Make a throne of oranges, fifty foot high and a hundred foot wide and smash your taste buds into it and you’re only halfway there!

The weather report gonna be cloudy for the next 60ml ‘cos be blasting down clouds like kings!

I don’t care if you the Queen of England, I ain’t sharing a single drop.

The weather report gonna be cloudy for the next 60ml ‘cos be blasting down clouds like kings!

I don’t care if you the Queen of England, I ain’t sharing a single drop.”

Crown eLiquid features a thoroughly citrus taste that’s characterised predominantly with its Sweet Oranges.

 

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“You can feel the butterflies having a festival in your guts as you drag your sorry backside up the steps to the dock.

We’re into injury time now,

but battering the ball at the keepers face ain’t gonna do no good now.

You look up into his beady eyes with a smirk on your grid, do you’re worst, 

cos I’m packing clouds of loopy, strawberry syrup and churros whisper at the back of your breath.

He raises his gavel and exclaims through gritted teeth “You’re f**ked sunshine!”

Maj eLiquid is a bakery inspired vape consisting of sweet baked Churros doughnuts along with a swirling of Strawberry Syrup!

 

 

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“Drop the mic, unleash the throttle as we ain’t ever gonna choke!

We’re going out in a blaze of glory, two finger salute of a different kind.

Pulling a ton, spinning backwards through those pearly gates with flames licking at your heels.

Full on fruity explosions going down and it ain’t showing signs of stopping’.

By 8:30pm we’ll be on a beach in the Caribbean slurping down Mango, Pineapple, and a party of other fruit based cocktails, all the while the devil’s horns emblazoned on the sky.

Now this is livin.”

Rottle eLiquid features a tropical twist of Pinapples, Mangoes, and other exotic fruits.


For more information on the At Home Doe range, or to speak to our team about any of the products on our site, please do get in contact with us.

My Von Erl Starter Kit: Vape Overview

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The My Kit from Von Erl represents the next evolution in vape devices, and is among a variety of new styled “Liquid Pod” eCigarettes; taking disposable capsules rather than using a refillable tank.

While we’ve been used to using refillable chambers and pipettes over the last couple of years, Von Erl have looked to the earlier style of ecigarettes for inspiration; the “cigalike”.

The My Kit takes the size and form of the early cigalikes, but while these were often cigarette coloured and cylindrical (aesthetically designed to look like a tobacco cigarette), the MY from Von Erl looks more akin to a USB stick than a cigalike, with a definitively black finish and an oblong shape. Similar to the cigalike, the My is extremely pocket friendly, and weighs very little.

While the early Cigalikes were completely disposable, requiring the user to chuck away every component after expiration, these new ‘pod’ style devices only feature a disposable “top part”, similar to a basic CE4 Clearmiser. Once a pod (which contains both the heating element and eLiquid) is finished, a brand new one can be easily inserted into the battery portion, giving it a fresh coil with a refill of eJuice.

my-von-erl3While currently Von Erl have manufactured their own basic flavours, including straight Tobacco (Tabak) and Menthol (Tabak Menthol), as well as fruity and other flavours like Cherry, Pina Colada, and Café Latte, there are already plans to produce Liquid pods featuring some of vape culture’s biggest brands, such as the award winning Frisco Vaper, Cuttwood, Taffy Man, and Halcyon Vapors!

Utilising this disposable pod method of refilling, the My kit is mess free and almost completely leak proof, as it’s inherent ‘plug in and play’ feature means refilling the device takes literally seconds. Von Erl have also made the My Kit incredibly easy to use, requiring the user to just inhale on the mouth-piece in order to vape; it’s completely button free.

One of the only downsides to the My kit is its relatively small battery size. The vast majority of vapers would be used to batteries that hold at least a 1000mAh of power, but the dinky My has just a 350mAh battery to utlise. While this is to be expected, due to the smaller nature of the My anyway, some vapers looking to get extensive battery power from the device may be left feeling short.

However, it should be noted that the Von Erl My isn’t designed to use high volumes of power in one go, it’s designed to be small and compact, and easy to use for beginners. It would then seem that the smaller battery size is just a small price to pay for compactness and ease of use.

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If you’d like to speak to us about the Von Erl, the new “Liquid Pod” technology, or any of the other products on our site, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team.

WFFL eLiquid: Vape Overview

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Along with French Toast and Pancakes, Waffles are simply the greatest thing to have graced a breakfast plate since… well, sliced bread. Fried bread!

From the classic Stroopwafels of Gouda, to the Belgian-inspired recipes that have been made famous across the Americas, breakfast waffles are easily the best way to enjoy any carb-heavy breakfast. You can even walk down the street with one! Try doing that with some fruit loops.

Fully aware of the power of the waffle, WFFL decided to bring this unique breakfast treat to us in eLiquid form. So packed full of flavour, there’s simply no time for any vowels here. Just WFFL’s!

Conceived in the UK, but manufactured in the US, the WFFL range has the culinary finesse of a European palette, coupled with the expertise of US mixologists.

Available in a 70%VG blend, the WFFL range is smooth on the throat, as well as having decent vapour production for those looking for some clouds.

Fully TPD compliant, the WFFL range is available in 10ml and 30ml unicorn bottles.


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Strawberry & Cream

A classic vape flavour blend given a waffled twist, Strawberry & Cream WFFL is the perfect accompaniment to a relaxing sunny day, or to bring some vape sunshine to a rainy one!

Characterised by its layers upon layers of fresh Strawberries coated with lashings of sweet Cream, WFFL have then laid it all upon a sweet Belgian waffle basis.

While Strawberries with Cream or Custard is a very familiar flavour blend to many vapers out there, WFFL’s coupling of this ever-popular flavour blend with a freshly cooked waffle mix allows for perfectly balanced fruit and dessert flavour mix.

With a 70%VG mix WFFL eLiquid is predominantly created with sub ohm vapers in mind, but as it has a relatively low VG for a sub ohm juice, it can easily be vaped through some mouth-to-lung style devices such as a Nautilus tank.

Classic, and yet original, WFFL Strawberry & Cream has a lot of all day vape potential.

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Blueberry Waffle

Marrying the popular superfood berry with a sugary sweet Belgian waffle, Blueberry WFFL eLiquid maintains a perfectly balanced blend between dessert and fruity vape notes.

Rather than just scattered on top, these WFFL Blueberries have been folded into the mix, creating a thorough flavour blend that’s deliciously intertwined together.

Working equally well at lower wattages as well as the high ones, low powered vaping with WFFL allows for an easy mouth-to-lung experience with Blueberries coming through prominently.

Cranking the watts up brings out the doughy waffle, creating an excellent balance between the two flavour notes.

Definitely one of the stand out flavours of WFFL’s range, you can’t go wrong with some sweetened superfood waffles.

 

 

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Tart and citrus, with a doughy edge, Lemon Curd WFFL features the signature sweet waffle basis, with a smooth and slightly biting flavour blend.

Some Lemon dessert flavours have pushed cream to the forefront, and can sometimes lose the balance of the blend being too one sided.

Lemon Curd manages to pull this mix off excellently having a definitive ‘curd’ taste along with the tart citrus element.

Lower wattages bring out the Lemon curd most prominently, with the waffle complimenting on the exhale.

Giving the watts a boost and giving it a bit more power really brings out the doughy texture of the waffle basis.

All in all, Lemon Curd is a standout flavour blend, with the ‘curd’ part rounding the mix off with extra character.

 

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Almond & Caramel

A delicious eLiquid with a blend of both sweet and nutty tastes, Almond & Caramel melds the two flavours together, along with the signature WFFL base.

The unique taste of the Almonds cut through when vaped towards the lower end of the wattage range.

The smooth and sweet Caramel is there, but some may find it a touch muted without a great deal of power.

Using mouth-to-lung still allows for a great flavour blend, but sub ohming this juice brings out the Caramel more prominently.

There’s a very noticeable layer of sugary sweetness when vaped at higher temperatures, while the Almond’s strong flavour means it isn’t lacking in the blend.

Roasted almonds swirled in smooth caramel, with a slab of creamy butter melted over it all. Delicious.


If you’d like to speak to our team about WFFL eLiquids, or if you’d like to talk to us about anything else on our website, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Verdict Vapors eLiquid: Vape Overview

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Verdict Vapors are the brainchild of one of Orange County’s highest rated wine experts, also known as a wine sommelier. Verdict have been looking to create a range of balanced yet complex eLiquids that feature a long finish, and sourcing only the best flavourings from around the world for their vapes.

Manufactured in an ISO 9001 registered facility, the Verdict range comes a high 70% VG mix, as well as in Black lead-free coated bottle to keep out harmful UV rays. Clearly batch numbered, and colour coded for easy recognition, the Verdict range is an excellent choice range to browse through. Also feel free to check out Verdict’s MEGA range as well.

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Convict

Convict eLiquid mainly features a creamy mix of Strawberries, Vanilla Pudding and Whipped Cream, creating an excellent vape with a dessert theme.

This trifecta blend of flavours are then all detained between delicious layers of Marshmallows and honey Graham Crackers.

It’s kind of similar to the traditional campfire s’more, but instead of Chocolate, it features a fruitier and creamer consistency.

The Cream, Vanilla Pudding, and Strawberries all add a sweet and creamy element, allowing it to become a delicious reimagining of the aforementioned campfire Smore.

A main staple of the Verdict Vapors range, Convict eLiquid is set to remain incarcerated for the foreseeable future.

Or until it gets a parole hearing.
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Ransom

Ransom eLiquid is characterised by its fruity blend of citrus Limes, along with fresh Hawaiian Strawberries.

An excellent blend of classic flavours, Lime and Strawberry has a long history of being a great coupling together, and with Verdict it’s no different.

Within the flavours of this eLiquid, the Strawberry is more of a fresh Strawberry taste, rather than a candied one.

The Lime adds an excellent tart and citrus layer that effectively compliments the sweet Strawberry, allowing for a blended sweet and almost sour flavour mix.

Ransom features a balanced ratio of the two flavour notes allowing for a blend worthy of a kidnapping.

Available in a 60ml Gorilla bottle.

 

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Snitch

Snitch eLiquid is a fruity baked vape featuring a bakery inspired Sugar Cookie that’s infused with fizzy Rainbow Sherbet.

Half bakery-goodness, and half bubbly sherbet, Snitch is a vape that straddles a balanced line between slight fizzy notes and a prominent baked sweet goodness.

The sugary biscuit steals the prominent flavour note, with the rainbow sherbet cutting in nicely on the exhale.

Cranking up the wattage allows for the Sherbet to come through more prominently, with the Sugar Cookie still the stand-out flavour.

It’s an unusual flavour blend to try, but one things for sure though, it’s not an eLiquid to be tattling tales on.

Nobody likes a Snitch, unless it’s in a bottle.

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Patrol

Patrol eLiquid is based on the stereotypical cop stakeout snack – Donuts & Coffee.

While Doughnuts are a popular flavour note, and go down well among vapers, Coffee is often regarded as a ‘Marmite’ flavour among vaping circles, with vapers often either loving it, or disliking the flavour completely.

But Patrol manages to balance the two flavour notes excellently, with the Coffee taste not being too overpowering.

The baked Doughnut adds a sweet and sugary element to balance the Coffee taste in this eLiquid, and forms an excellent blend between the flavours.

So there you have it, Roasted Coffee with baked and sugared Donuts; steaming up the windscreen, before deftly sliding out of the side window in a blare of sirens and a screech of tyres.


For more information on the Verdict Vapors eLiquid range, or if you have any questions at all on our products, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our dedicated team.

 

Quit Smoking – Tips for New Vapers This Stoptober

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Nail-biting, nose-picking; it can be difficult to break any bad habit, big or small. But it can be especially difficult trying to break a bad habit that’s as unique as smoking tobacco. This Stoptober is the perfect opportunity to give the cigs a big ol’ boot; it’ll make you feel (and smell) a million times better!

If you’re struggling to keep vaping and stave of the cigs, here’s a few Vape Club tips to help keep you on the right track, and on towards that milestone of vaping prowess.

Make your Stoptober a Start-tober!

  • Get a spare battery, even if it’s another eGo kit. You don’t want to be running out of power, or waiting for a single battery to charge back up.
  • Consider getting at least two different flavours, to negate potential vaper’s tongue (temporarily losing the ability to taste).
  • You will probably need a high nicotine strength to start with (depending on the device you choose), potentially get two strengths to see what suits you better.
  • Ensure you have enough eLiquid to last,  you don’t want to run out of this either – roughly 10ml per 3 days for beginner vapers. E Liquid is almost always cheaper online so it’s usually better to stock up in advance than having to pick up an emergency supply from a shop
  • It takes roughly 3 to 5 seconds for nicotine to kick in with vaping rather than with a tobacco cigarette, which is about 1 second.
  • Keep at it, it’s a different method to get used to but can be done with some persistence.
  • If you’re feeling like you’re commitment is waning, just talk to someone. If not in person, there are plenty of online forums full of ex-smokers that have been in the same position.
  • Try to convince a friend trying to quit to take up vaping as well – two heads are better than one.
  • If you do have a cigarette, don’t feel like it’s the end of the world (or thirty lashes). It may take a few tries, as vaping is a rather different experience than smoking. They say it takes nine days to break any habit, and while quitting smoking tobacco may seem like a struggle, at least this is a goal to aim for.
  • Vaping is a very customisable way to quit smoking. A setup that works for one person might not work for the next, so don’t be afraid to experiment with different hardware if it doesn’t work for you the first time. You will probably find that once you find the setup that works just the way you want it to, the transition will be almost seamless.

If you’d like to speak to us about any of the products on our website, or anything vape related at all, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us.

TNGL eLiquid: Vape Overview

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TNGL Vapors are the brain-child of the talented folk behind Simply Southern and TearDrip and they’ve put their experience and skill to good use in the creation of TNGL Vapors. Most ranges have one menthol flavour if any at all.

TNGL seen the clear error in this approach and decided to base every flavour in the range on that signature cool, crisp freshness you get from menthol. So if you’ve always wondered what Passion Fruit would be like with a menthol twist, or if you thought that a nice citrus juice would only be made better by adding a some ice cold menthol, you’re in luck. Let TNGL tingle and dance on your taste buds ’til your heart’s content…

 

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Along with the humble Strawberry, Melons are well known for being a very accurate flavour note in a vape juice, and this Melon eLiquid from TNGL maintains that excellent flavour replication.

TNGL have included a breezy explosion of Menthol along with the juicy Watermelon to bring a fresh airy element to this fruity eLiquid.

It’s an unusual blend of flavours, with only Element’s Watermelon Chill coming to mind with a similar mix of flavour notes.

In comparison to the Watermelon Chill, TNGL’s Melon has more a of a menthol essence than mint, and while some could see this as a trivial difference, the unique taste of menthol adds a completely different layer to the juicy Watermelon taste.

An excellent flavour blend for a fresh and breezy vape.

 

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Citrus eLiquid is a powerhouse of freshness in vape form.

Combining a number of salivation-inducing ingredients such as Lemon and Lime, as well as a healthy dose of Menthol, Citrus eliquid by TNGL will definitely let your taste buds know they’re alive and kicking.

Beyond the blast of freshness there is a subtle tart undertone, all in all making Citrus one of most refreshing vapes you’re likely to have, but also one of the most tasty.

While it’s tart citrus and menthol blend might sound like an odd blend to some vapers, it’s both biting and refreshing, leaving a palate cleansing taste on the exhale.

Let the buoyancy of Citrus lift you up!

 

 

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Passion Eliquid is a tropical treat with a twist!

Combining vapers’ love of tropical tasting fruity goodness with an ever present taste-tingly menthol is both bold, daring, and some would say risky, but those that have tried it know it’s simply delicious.

It could perhaps be deemed more of an unusual flavour blend than the other eLiquids in the TNGL range, with tropical Passionfruit not often being associated with the taste of Menthol.

However, it could potentially be the most interesting blend yet, with the exotic Passionfruit adding a whole new dimension to the fruit and mint blends we’re seeing more and more of.

With a nice sweet inhale, subtle and not overpowering, followed by a cool and smooth exhale, it’s easy to see why vapers have a real passion for…. Passion eLiquid by TNGL Vapors.


For more information on the TNGL range, or any of our other eLiquids or products, please get in contact with our team.

Whip’d eLiquid: Vape Overview

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Whip’d eLiquids are from the same creative minds behind the TNGL and Simply Southern ranges, and all feature a smooth Whipped Cream basis, along with a variety of other notes, including Cereals, Vanilla creams, and Strawberries. While they’re great on their own as a full-on smooth dessert vape, the Whip’d range can also very easily be added to other eLiquids to create a creamy blend of the two, allowing a degree of versatility that we wouldn’t be able to find in a lot of other complex flavoured eLiquids.

Packaged in a unique 60ml whipped cream bottle with a 70%VG blend, Whip’d are available in lower nicotine strengths of 0, 3, and 6mg.

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Strawberry Whip’d eLiquid is a classic dessert-flavoured vape, featuring the taste of sweet and succulent Strawberries covered with an avalanche of the signature whipped cream Whip’d are known for.

It manages to avoid being a ‘candied’ Strawberry taste, a trap which other similar flavoured eLiquids can fall into.

Instead its a sweet and ripe Strawberry, picked fresh from the vine, and then smothered in lashings of smooth cream.

The whipped cream element remains a subtle touch, playfully accompanying the sweet Strawberry taste which is the prominent note.

While the others in the Whip’d range have their own unique tastes, this Strawberry remains a fruity pinnacle of their range.

 

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Vanilla eJuice is a full-on Vanilla Cream frenzy, featuring silky and smooth Vanilla Bean with lashings of airy Whipped Cream on top to finish.

With a bold Vanilla taste, the whipped cream just adds layers of extra velvety creaminess, allowing for doubly smooth vape.

It’s great for adding to other eLiquids for a creamy blend, but also goes great on its own.

Vanilla Whip’d adds an interesting mix when blended with the other Whip’d eLiquids in the range

With Strawberry it allows for for a doubly-creamy fruity dessert vape, and with the Breakfast it adds an extra sweet and creamy element to the start of the day vape.

Excellent on its own, but also great at bringing a sweet creamy note to any eLiquid, Vanilla is a subtle and smooth choice for dessert fans.

 

 

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Breakfast eLiquid is a Fruit and Cereal blend, but instead of swimming around in a pool of milk, it’s been lathered in a swirling of whipped cream instead.

It’s notes of Cereal mean it can be considered a rather straightforward flavour profile, but this is distinguished by its compliment of smooth whipped cream on the side.

The notes of mixed fruits are rather understated, and add only a subtle note to the blend, allowing the cream to take the spotlight in this eLiquid.

Interestingly the Whip’d range also go great with each other, and if you’re interested in mixing them up, it’s recommended to experiment with different flavour consistencies to find out what works best for you.

Breakfast goes great with both Strawberry; for a fruity cereal mix, as well as the Vanilla; for an extra creamy and sweet breakfast vape.

The Breakfast of Vape Champions.


If you’d like to speak to us directly about Whip’d eLiquids, or any of the other products on our site, please do get in contact with our dedicated team.

TaffyMan eLiquid: Vape Overview

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Taffy Man eLiquids mix the classic seaside candy taste of Saltwater Taffy, with a variety of different fruity tastes, creating a range of sweet and unique vapes to tantalise those buds of tasting. Featuring blends of Banana and Kiwi, Strawberry & Watermelon, along with Grape, Blue Raspberry, Sour Apple, there’s some definite palate cleansers among the Taffy Man range.

Taffy sweets were an early 20th century invention, known for being created in New Jersey, and was a predominant staple of many sea-seaside resort towns, such as the Atlantic City Boardwalk. In the UK sweet aficionados will know some popular taffy sweets such as classic Opal Fruits.

The Taffyman range comes in a 70%VG mix, and in strengths of 0, 3, and 6mg, which is ideal for subohm vapers and low nicotine users. These eLiquids will also work in certain mouth-t0-lung tanks, but users of the basic CE4 or CE5 tanks should take care with eJuice high in VG.

Instead of using glass bottles like most eJuice manufacturers, Taffy Man eLiquids instead use squeezy ‘stick’ tubes akin to a a tube of toothpaste. This all ows for easier storage and decanting, and should mean there’s no more unfortunate smashed glass to contend with.




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TR4 BLU

Although a little awkwardly spelt, Taffyman’s Tr4 Blu (or True Blue) features the eLiquid equivalent of a fruity slab of saltwater Taffy, along with a fruity blend of Blue Raspberry notes.

For the uninitiated, Blue Raspberry flavourings come from the Rubus leucodermis plant, also known as the White Bark Raspberry.

Although the colour of Blue Raspberry is often, well, Blue, the plant itself is recognised for its thick and waxy white coating, which is what gives it its name – leucodermis.

Tr4 Blu’s distinctive taste is due to this marrying of the unique saltwater flavour, along with the popular slushie ice flavouring of bright Blue Raspberry.

Lower wattages still bring about a delicious blend of Fruit and Taffy, but increasing the wattage and temperature does bring a fuller experience to the flavour mix, and great clouds to boot!

 

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GR8 APE

Taffyman’s Gr8 Ape (Grape) eLiquid features the classic candy sweet taste of saltwater Taffy, along with a blend of juicy Grapes to finish. Definitely sweet aficionados who enjoy a subtle, almost floral element to their vapes.

Very subtle in its flavour blend, Gr8 Ape allows the Grape blend to come through in quite an understated fashion. It’s most definitely not a standard sweet that we’d pick up from a sweet shop.

Similar to watermelon, grape does seem to work quite well when used as an eLiquid flavouring, and similar to Grape Drank by Ruthless, and Grape Vape by FAR, Gr8 Ape succeeds in replicating the subtly floral essence of the humble grape, along with the unique taffy element TaffyMan have produced.

It’s arguably the simplest flavour in the TaffyMan range, and while there may have been some great potential blends with Grape that could have been made, it’s Gr8 Ape’s simplicity that ensures its a solid flavour within the Taffy Man range.

 

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A marriage of delicious tropical fruits, Taffy Man’s K3NANA (KENANA) is a tasty sweet vape which is characterised by a blend of Kiwi fruit and Banana, along with their signature saltwater Taffy candy flavour.

Blending the tastes of the uniquely sweet fuzzy Kiwi fruit (or Chinese Gooseberry as its also known) along with the smooth mild taste of the humble Banana.

With these notes, Taffy Man have created a delicious blend of the two fruits, and coupled with TaffyMan’s signature taffy flavour, the eLiquid blend has excellent ADV potential.

Ramping up the wattage and using K3NANA at high watts allows for the Kiwi fruit to really come through, whereas lower wattages provide a more muted blend of flavours.

Overall an excellent blend of mild tropical flavours, and along with TaffyMan’s unique taffy taste, makes for a very delicious flavour indeed.

 

 

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H20 Berry

With a classic fruity flavour profile, along with Taffy Man’s signature sweet candy notes of Saltwater Taffy, H20 Berry features a coupling of the aforementioned Taffy with a classic blend of sweet Strawberries and fresh, juicy Watermelons.

Both Strawberries and Watermelon flavours are well known for working exceptionally well in a vape tank, as their unique flavours and aromas translate very well to eLiquid.

Often they’re coupled together for an excellent fruity flavour blend, and this mingling married with Taffy Man’s very unique Saltwater Taffy basis allows for a deliciously fruit candy blend that’s more than ideal for an All Day Vape.

Taffy Man’s H20 Berry doesn’t suffer at lower wattages, still providing a thoroughly full-flavoured vape, so still can be used with those that prefer a more easy-going mouth-to-lung vape. Higher wattages and temperatures bring about a fuller blend, with the taffy becoming more prominent as the power is increased.

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B1g Apl

B1g Apl from Taffy Man is a perfectly balanced sweet and sour eLiquid, featuring the tart taste of Green Apple Taffy candy.

Definitely an eLiquid for those who like a tart sourness to their vapes, B1g Apl (Big Apple) straddles the line between sweet and sour with its prominent notes of Green Apple.

Blended with the Taffy Man’s signature taffy candy, the tart Apple is rounded off exceptionally with the unique taffy flavour notes to produce a distinctive sweet candied eLiquid.

B1g Apl could be seen as similar in its flavour consistency to Ruthless’ Swamp Thang, as well as Apple and Eve by Philip Rocke’s Gemini range, all with a great tart apple note that really bites on the tastebuds.

But by adding their own TaffyMan flair to the flavour mix, Taffy Man have produced a delightfully sharp-tasting fruit blend that’s great for cleansing the palate.

 


 

If you’d like to speak to us about TaffyMan eLiquid, or any of the other items on our site, please do get in contact with our dedicated team.

Are Misguided Beliefs About Vaping Killing Smokers?

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There are currently about 2.8 million vapers in the UK. That’s a huge increase from 2012 when there were only about 700,000 people using e-cigarettes. On the other hand, there are still nearly 10 million smokers, which is more than three times as many as vapers. Whilst smoking prevalence continues to decrease – perhaps attributed to e-cigarettes – a large number of smokers are still reluctant to switch or even try vaping, allegedly because they are concerned about e-cigarettes’ health implications, safety, cost, weight gain and other factors.

So a question arises, is there any rationale for smokers’ reluctance to try e-cigarettes? Or are tens of thousands of smokers still dying in the UK for no reason other than being misguided and misinformed? Our investigation of the issue suggests it’s the latter.

 

The (Un) Healthy Rationale Not Holding Water

Our own investigation as well as that conducted by the Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) found that concerns about health implications are the most commonly cited reason for refusing to try e-cigarettes among smokers. These concerns are not completely unjustified as e-cigarettes are relatively new and more research is necessary to determine their effect on health; especially in the long term.

However, despite their short lifespan, e-cigarettes have already been proven as a less harmful alternative to their tobacco-containing counterpart. According to the Public Health England (PHE), vaping is 95% safer than smoking which has been shown to be the leading cause of a number of cancers; most notably of the lung, mouth and throat as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart disease and many other equally deadly diseases.

Even if e-cigarettes are not entirely risk-free, the (un) healthy rationale clearly doesn’t hold water. What is more, over one half of the 509 vapers who responded to our survey reported positive health changes since switching to vaping, including better sleep, a change of eating habits, whiter teeth and reduced shortness of breath. Smokers citing health considerations as the main reason for refusing to try e-cigarettes thus clearly don’t have all the information – or rather, they have been misled by popular belief by the media that e-cigarettes are just as bad as cigarettes.

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Other Irrational Health and Safety Concerns

In addition to being concerned about health implications of e-cigarettes, a large portion of smokers also express concerns about other health and safety related issues. These include poisoning from ingesting eJuice and the risk of fire and battery explosions. Largely fuelled by sensational media reports, these concerns are not exactly without basis. Yes, e-liquid is toxic if ingested, and just like other electronic devices that contain lithium batteries (such as mobile phones), e-cigarettes pose a risk of fire and even explosion. But a large number of reports of incidents involving e-cigarettes are either heavily exaggerated or don’t show the whole picture.

During 2013/14, the National Poisons Information Service (NPIS) recorded around 56,000 telephone enquiries. Only 204 were related to electronic cigarettes and their liquid content, with the majority being classified as no or mild toxicity. We don’t have impartial data for the number of battery explosions involving e-cigarettes but according to the PHE report, the risk is no greater than the risk posed by other domestic electrical products when used responsibly and in line with the manufacturer’s safety guidelines. The very same report also reveals that between April 2013 and March 2014, cigarettes, cigars and other smokers’ materials were responsible for 2,360 fires in the UK. In contrast, e-cigarettes caused only 105 fires in a two-year period.

Just like concerns about the effects of e-cigarette use on health, concerns about poisoning, fire and battery explosions don’t really qualify as a sound argument. When comparing the actual risk of injury or death to the risks of other common everyday products – and in particular regular cigarettes, the fear of e-cigarettes is very hard to comprehend. In 2013/14, fires caused by the so-called smokers’ materials killed 80 and injured more than 670 people in the UK. Yet that doesn’t seem to discourage smokers from continuing smoking.

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How Does It Feel? Most Vapers Say It’s As Satisfying As Smoking

Smokers and ex-smokers who have already switched to vaping will obviously know the best answer to the question; ‘what does vaping feel like?’ We therefore conducted a survey, asking vapers to tell us whether vaping feels like smoking. More than one half of respondents said vaping does feel just like smoking, adding it also provides the same throat hit. Similar responses were also recorded when it comes to vaping satisfying nicotine cravings and the experience after “trigger events” such as food and drink, with the small majority of respondents saying vaping is as satisfying as smoking.

There could be many reasons why some disagreed. Respondents who don’t think vaping feels like smoking perhaps cut down on nicotine levels too quickly. Obviously, e-cigarettes will feel less satisfying than a regular cigarette if it contains little or no nicotine. Also, it is important to note that nicotine absorption by the body IS not as efficient with vaping as it is with smoking. This means that when you initially make the switch from smoking to vaping there is a period of time where your body adjusts to the different rate of nicotine uptake.

A lot of people find they are using their device far more than they would have smoked at first – this is normal, and it will settle down over a short period of time. If you aren’t getting the satisfaction to your nicotine craving the simplest option is to try and up your e-liquid strength, or to look at a more advanced device which produces a greater amount of vapour – more vapour means more nicotine per puff (if all other factors are the same!). So, the overall experience of vaping including the taste, throat hit, vapour production, etc. depends greatly on the chosen vaping device and e-liquid, most notably flavour and nicotine strength. When finding the right e-cigarette and e-liquid, vaping can be equally or according to some survey respondents, even more satisfying than smoking.

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The persisting misconception among smokers that e-cigarettes don’t deliver nicotine as efficiently as regular cigarettes, and that the vaping experience is inferior to that of smoking may also be related to the quality and performance of the first generation e-cigarettes, which were in many cases indeed unsatisfactory. However, the technology has progressed tremendously since the introduction of e-cigarettes back in 2003. Meanwhile, the leading manufacturers didn’t only find a way to overcome the issue of nicotine delivery but also to develop a range of devices (and e-liquids) to suit a range of tastes and preferences. Either way, rejecting vaping for being less satisfying than smoking without even trying an e-cigarette cannot be regarded as a sound reason.

High Cost a Very Poor Excuse

£8.50 is the average cost for someone who smokes a pack of cigarettes every day; a costly habit for deadly consequences such as lung cancer and other potentially fatal or disabling diseases. That’s nearly £60 a week and more than £3,100 a year. Vaping, on the other hand, can cost anything from £4-30 a week – depending on the complexity of the device you choose and the amount of eJuice you get through.

Using a basic kit with a high PG eJuice could mean you are spending as little as £10 on the initial set up and around £4-6 a week in juice and replacement tanks. On a yearly basis, that equates to less than one-months supply of tobacco cigarettes. With this in mind, it’s really difficult to understand smokers who refuse e-cigarettes based on the cost factor. Just like ASH, we also found that the misperception of e-cigarettes being too expensive is one of the top 10 most commonly assumed reasons for not trying e-cigarettes among smokers.

Even though the figures speak for themselves, we decided to ask our survey participants how much they are spending on e-liquids compared to cigarettes. Unsurprisingly, the overwhelming majority said they are spending significantly less. Smokers who are citing high cost as the main reason for their refusal to try an e-cigarette are thus extremely poorly informed or are only looking for excuses to continue smoking.

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Other Commonly Cited Reasons Having Similarly Weak Foundation

Other commonly cited reasons for not switching to vaping or trying an e-cigarette include concerns about weight gain, complicated use, too many products to choose from, difficult to get hold of, embarrassed to use e-cigarettes in public, expressing doubt to cut down / quitting smoking with the aid of e-cigarettes, and equating switching to vaping with replacing one addiction with another. Then there are also smokers who honestly admit that they don’t want to quit and those who live in self-denial, convinced they are not addicted to smoking and don’t need help to quit.

Even though smokers have cited a plethora of reasons for refusing to try e-cigarettes, all have similarly weak foundations. Sure, many people gain weight when they quit smoking. According to the NHS, it’s not unusual to gain 11 pounds within the first year when quitting smoking. Those who switch to vaping, however, are less likely to gain weight which was also confirmed by our survey respondents. Slightly more than one half didn’t notice any change in their weight, with 1 in 5 respondents reporting to have even lost weight since switching to vaping.

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Compared to regular cigarettes, using e-cigarettes may appear complicated. But that’s only at the first glance. Most people learn to use them within a day or two without any major difficulties. Similarly, the wide choice of vaping products can be overwhelming but most vapers agree it’s a good thing because it means a range of preferences have been addressed, making vaping more likely to be a satisfying experience for those who decide to switch. The claim that vaping supplies are difficult to get hold of, simply isn’t true. E-cigarettes may not be as easily available as regular cigarettes, however, they are sold by a wide range of stores, online and brick-and-mortar retailers ranging from the likes of Tesco and to pharmacy chains like Boots.

Considering the growing social disapproval of smoking (and smokers), and the growing acceptance of e-cigs as a harm reduction nicotine delivery system, it seems self defeating to avoid vaping because of perceived embarrassment – and if you’re thinking you can’t get over using a battery powered alternative to a cigarette because it looks less ‘cool’ than smoking, we would argue that a little embarrassment at first is worth the exchange for it being 95% safer. That’s a pretty good trade off!

Rejecting e-cigarettes as unlikely to help cut down cigarettes or quit smoking without trying them is equally incomprehensible. But the thing that is the most baffling is that as many as 1 in 4 smokers who refuse to try e-cigarettes are concerned about replacing one addiction with another even if they know that their current addiction is killing them. Technically, it’s not replacing one addiction with another but rather changing the existing addiction to a less harmful form. To satisfy their nicotine cravings, smokers are inhaling more than 4,000 chemicals which include nearly 70 known carcinogens. Vapers, on the other hand, inhale only four ingredients: vegetable glycerine (VG), propylene glycol (PG), flavour and nicotine.
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Conclusion

Our Vape Club, demographics concerning our subscribers has revealed that the interest for e-cigarettes tends to decline with age as there is a significant drop of subscribers who are aged 45 or more. They account for less than 15% of the total subscribers, with those aged 55 or more accounting for less than 5%.

More research is necessary to determine why this is the case, however, it may not be a coincidence, considering that the older generation are often be less internet savvy and thus rely on information which is published in the traditional media, television and so on – which has for a long time been misguided and in many cases completely wrong.

After a careful analysis of the most commonly cited reasons for refusing to try e-cigarettes among smokers (including those younger than 45 years), we couldn’t find a single sound argument for their reluctance. On the contrary, the results of our own research and that conducted by ASH, PHE and other relevant organisations/institutions reveal that the smokers’ concerns towards e-cigarettes are unfounded, unjustified and in some cases, totally incomprehensible.

Thus it can be concluded that about 96,000 smokers are dying in the UK each year (ASH) just because they are poorly informed, misled by conflicting media reports making them unwilling to even try a less harmful nicotine delivery product.

When concerns over health implications, safety, cost, satisfaction levels and other commonly cited arguments for not trying e-cigarettes are excluded as groundless, smokers are left with no sound reason for their reluctance to make the switch.

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Eleaf iCare Mini Starter Kit: Vape Overview

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Perhaps the most pocket friendly starter kit to hit the market to date, the Eleaf iCare Mini is a perfect starter kit for those new to vaping or even for experienced vapers looking for a convenient and stealthy backup device.

Featuring a 1.3ml built in tank along with a 350mAh battery, the iCare is designed to be closer to a cigarette than larger more popular-styled devices, and manages a remarkably solid battery life as a result.

While this might not sound like a great deal of capacity (probably lasting the average vaper half a day), the iCare can be charged via USB cable, and charges in under an hour. It also comes complete with passthrough capabilities allowing users to vape while it charges.

In the box there’s a USB charging cable, two replacement 1.1 Ohm coils, a warranty card and instruction manual, and the iCare Mini device itself. It’s worth noting that the iCare doesn’t come with a preinstalled coil, so users will have to use one of the two included coils before filling it up for the first time.

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The iCare couldn’t be easier to use, as there’s no buttons or switches to contend with. You simply inhale, and the device activates, and when you stop, so does the iCare; it’s been designed with ease of use above everything else. While being predominantly a mouth to lung device, the iCare has a fairly airy draw, and when fully open is closer to what you might find on a tank like a Triton Mini.

The first and most obvious pros are the size and ease of use of the device – this is a serious stealth vape, and also manages to be one of the simplest devices on the market outside of a cigalike or basic eGo kit; simply fill it up, vape, and go!

The convenience offered by the iCare mini is almost unparalleled, as it’s short stature makes it perfect for travelling around with, when compared to the bulk of a box mod that’ll likely weigh your trousers down or make your jacket hang in a curiously lop-sided manner.

The iCare Mini is small enough to carry two or three around with you in the back pocket of a pair of jeans without noticing. This is almost a drawback in and of itself, as the iCare is so small and so light it can be incredibly easy to lose in a pocket!

Even though it’s very easy to use once it’s setup, the iCare can be a little fiddly when it comes to changing a coil or filling the device, but this does come with territory of having a diminutive device.

Also the iCare Mini’s battery life could potentially be an irritation to some, but its fast USB charging quickly offsets this. Even if it’s completely run out of battery, when plugged into a powered USB socket the mod will be up and running again in no time. This will be further helped by the soon to be released PCC charging cradle, which will extend the battery capacity to well over 2000mAh.

The build quality on the device is remarkably good, feeling impressively well made and solid for it’s low weight and low price, and it punches well above its weight and price class; the iCare Mini is indeed a well thought out piece of kit, and a solid device.

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If you have any questions about the Eleaf iCare Mini that aren’t covered here, or any other questions at all, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our team.