Review: New Smoking E liquids from Jacvapour
Still miss smoking too much to enjoy vaping? Keep going back on the fags? Fear not! Jacvapour UK have just released a new line of eliquids for smokers, just for you! Their brand new UK-made Smoking range promises to deliver the same smoking pleasure (or as close as you can get) in an e liquid that combines real tobacco flavours in a nicotine salt base, for a smoother throat hit and a satisfying head rush. As a non-reforming tobacco fiend myself, I decided to give these a go…
The first one (of two) in the Jacvapour SMOKING range I tried was the UK tobacco. Thick, dark and very pungent-looking, the UK Tobacco was the one I was looking forward to the most as the tobacco aroma seemed quite realistic right out of the bottle (I always sniff before I vape). Once in my tank, it seemed to flow very well thanks to the heavy PG ratio and this also made for a stronger flavour in the mouth.
Slightly less vapour with this one (again due to the high PG, I guess) though flavour was very strong and satisfying.
Just like tobacco? Well there’s none of the “smoke” flavour in the UK Tobacco (or indeed the menthol version), so not really smoky as such, but definitely a very satisfying and heavy tobacco “roll-up” aroma and flavour, which certainly hits the spot.
Thanks to the nicotine salt content, the UK Tobacco also goes down very smoothly, giving a very mellow throat hit with tiny puffs at 18mg. However, I personally found the strength to be a bit much (I usually vape at 10mg max with an MTL set-up and no more than 6mg if I’m lung vaping), so I ended up adding a few drops of VG to my tank, which smoothed the throat hit out further still.
The UK Tobacco Smoking is a rich brew that is made with real tobacco that really does the job. However, even for hardened ex-smokers (or current smokers), and especially if you’re new to vaping, I would recommend starting with the 12mg version and working your way up – or else just dilute the 18mg, like I did. I would also recommend vaping at around 20 watts for maximum flavour and smoothness – any more power than this will ruin the tobacco experience. UK Tobacco smoking satisfaction score: 9 /10
Smoking “Tobacco Menthol” E liquid 18mg
The Tobacco Menthol was the second up and I liked this one, though no way near as much as the UK Tobacco. The menthol flavour is strong and refreshing, but in my opinion a little out-of-balance with the underlying tobacco flavour. The tobacco is certainly there somewhere, but the minty, almost clinical flavour of the menthol really steals the show in my opinion. for me, this would have been a much tastier brew with a milder, more peppermint-like top-note, which would have allowed the tobacco flavours to shine through.
Smoothness and throat hit are just as good in the Tobacco Menthol as with the UK Tobacco, though head rush is where the Menthol really comes into its own. The combination of the nic salt base and the menthol combine to really knock you out, if you’re not ready for it, and this is why I’d again recommend going for the lower nicotine variety if you feel like giving this one a go. In short, the Tobacco Menthol is satisfying in terms of head rush, though in my opinion, a bit lacking in the tobacco flavour department. Tobacco Menthol smoking satisfaction score: 6 /10
Smoking E liquids are available from Jac Vapour UK at £4.99, or with a 15% discount with code: ECF (valid through 2019)