Cacao (Blendfeel)

Cacao (Blendfeel)

Name and Format: Cacao (Blendfeel) – Concentrated flavour 10 ml – received by the manufacturer

Batch: 1945500010003

Nico: 3 mg/ml

Used Base: 50 PG / 45 VG / 5 H2O

Expiry date: 10/28/2021

Devices: ExVape Expromizer V3 Fire RTA single coil 1.10 ohm (Kanthal A1 28 AWG) + Flash e-Vapor 4.5s RTA single coil 0.85 ohm (Kanthal A1 27 AWG) with Cotton Bacon Prime.

For the current year 2020 the The Flavourist team, in a completely exceptional way, has decided to deal at least for what concerns the reviews of e-liquids and aromas, only tobacco products, also establishing a special award (#VITA Prize – Vape Italian Tobacco Award) reserved for this category so much appreciated and widespread in Italy.

So why today are we going to talk to you about the Cacao aroma manufactured by Blendfeel? Because after having kindly received it from the manufacturer and appropriately tasted it, we realized how much this aroma is so close and comparable (as well as combinable) to a real tobacco aroma. The Blendfeel cocoa extract is the closest in our opinion to a real tobacco e-juice even though it is absolutely not a tobacco.

The Cacao aroma belongs to a line called “Coloniali” and is sold in the form of a 10 ml concentrated aroma to be mixed at 10% in a recommended base 40 PG/ 50 VG/ 10 H2O or in a 50/50 base.

The “Colonial” aromas, according to what the manufacturer tells us, are natural extracts from the best raw materials of products from far countries but which have long been present in our everyday culture, products that draw from past history and the colonial era.

Blendfeel officially describes its Cacao aroma as follows:

Lo abbiamo individuato per primo, il cacao proveniente dal Madagascar, con le sue piantagioni assolate nelle quali con pazienza e tanto lavoro i semi migliori di un frutto particolarissimo vengono fatti fermentare per poi essiccare solo al sole del giorno, riparati dalla umidità della notte e alla fine diffusi in Europa nella val di Rodano per essere infine raffinati dai migliori produttori olandesi.

We first identified cocoa from Madagascar, with its sunny plantations in which with patience and a lot of work the best seeds of a very particular fruit are fermented and then dried only in the sun of the day, sheltered from the humidity of the night and at the end spread in Europe in the Rodano Valley to be finally refined by the best Dutch producers.


On the smell Cacao immediately lays bare and unhesitatingly shows its incredible fidelity to the delicate but at the same time dry and bitter hints of a dried cocoa bean. Honestly, there is little to dwell and argue on the smell analysis of this aroma, because it is a cocoa bean extract and as such smells of cocoa. It is very inviting therefore we also place high hopes on the vape test.

For the vape test we decided to use two German atomizers, the Expromizer V3 Fire di ExVape and the 4.5 S version by Flash e-Vapor.


The olfactory sensations are not betrayed by the vape test that it returns to us, it is good to make it clear right away, a very good and above all a unique e-liquid, because in our memory, we believe it is the first time ever that we are in front of a cocoa extract. In many years of vaping and tests carried out, there will have passed under the nose and on the palate an infinite number of creamy and tobacco products with more or less chocolaty bases, but never pure cocoa.

There is a huge difference between cocoa and chocolate: chocolate, unless you are referring to extra-dark chocolate with cocoa mass percentages greater than 75%, is soft and sweet, at least it is what it is synthesized and/or extracted for the vaping industry, cocoa is definitely not. Have you ever tried to taste pure cocoa bean flakes? If you have, then you have understood what we are talking about.

Blendfeel Cacao manages not to lose the aromatic qualities of pure cocoa, and throughout the arc of the vape it appears rather dry and penetrating on the palate, showing in this sense in our opinion its “tobacco” soul.

It fascinates a lot both if tasted in pure MTL at low wattages (13-15 watts with the Expromizer), and at more generous powers, between 18 and 22 watts with the Fev 4.5 S. In the first case you can better appreciate everything its aromaticity, in the second it gives it more sprint making it more toasted and slightly darker.

It is very pleasant and satisfying to be able to grasp puff after puff the delicate and intense flavor that combines with that bitterish tip typical of a real cocoa bean.

Can we therefore consider the Cacao aroma by Blendfeel 100% faithful from the aromatic point of view to the origin raw material? Unfortunately not because in our opinion this extract cannot completely shake off the naturally sweet aftertaste of the components of its base; propylene glycol and even more vegetable glycerol ultimately leave a not negligible imprint within the e-liquid ready to vape.

Cacao by Blendfeel is a new product that deserves to be discovered, tested both in purity and possibly combined with a tobacco blend; It is easy to imagine it for example together with a Kentucky, but for our part we can only hope that Blendfeel itself will propose it as soon as possible combined with a single tobacco or even a blend of tobaccos.

Suggested dilution: 10%

Steeping time: ready to vape, recommended 4-5 days

Pro: For lovers of organic tobaccos, an excellent variant on the theme to be used also in blends with organic tobaccos

Cons: It lacks that extra bit of bitterness that would have made it 100% faithful to the origin raw material

Ivory Gold Reserve (Iron Vaper)

Ivory Gold Reserve (Iron Vaper)

Name e Format: Ivory Gold Reserve (Iron Vaper) – Concentrated flavor 20 ml – received by the manufacturer

Batch: 2001015

Nico: 2 mg/ml

Declared base: 50 PG / 50 VG

Expiry date: 01/2022

Devices: Vaporesso Swag II 80W + Damn Vape Fresia RTA single coil 1,0 ohm (Kanthal A1 27 awg) with Cotton Bacon Prime.

Iron Vaper, a young and dynamic company from Southern Italy, made its appearance here on our blog only towards the end of 2019, enough to deserve thanks to the e-liquid Sharm, the title of Best Creamy E-juice of 2019 at the Italian Vape E-liquid Awards by The Flavourist.

Today we will examine the Ivory Gold Reserve aroma, the enriched version of one of the most famous products by the italian manufacturer, Ivory. Thanks to the precious collaboration with Azhad’s Elixirs, the synthetic tobacco component in the Ivory liquid has been replaced by a blend of extracted tobaccos.

Ivory Gold Reserve is offered in the usual shot format (20 + 40 ml) inside an elegant purple cardboard box decorated with drawings of gold-colored tobacco leaves. I would like to point out how accurate and more comprehensive than ever are the information reported both on the cardboard package and on the bottle itself; nothing is missing, from the manufacturer’s references, to the product info to end with the various hazard pictograms.

I report from the official website of the manufacturer the official description of Ivory Gold Reserve:

Da una selezione di tabacchi organici by Azhad’s Elixirs sapientemente miscelati con il gustoso cioccolato bianco by Iron Vaper nasce Ivory Gold Reserve: il liquido perfetto per chi ama svapare tabacchi senza rinunciare a un po’ di dolcezza.

From a selection of organic tobaccos by Azhad’s Elixirs expertly mixed with the tasty white chocolate by Iron Vaper comes Ivory Gold Reserve: the perfect e-liquid for those who love to vape tobaccos without giving up a little sweetness.


The smell picture of Ivory Gold reserve is dominated by the creamy elements of the bouquet and specifically by white chocolate, which takes the stage with its sweet and enveloping scent. Secondly, it is possible to perceive an equally sweet and convincing almond note that goes perfectly with the chocolate cream.

Overall, from the nasal test emerges an e-liquid with a significant aromatic load, which contributes in no uncertain terms to completely hide, even if this does not surprise me, the natural tobacco component of the mix. The vape test will reveal the noble presence of the tobacco elements signed by Azhad’s Elixirs in a more or less clear way.

The atomizer chosen for the vape test is the Damn Vape Fresia RTA, for the occasion built with a spaced coil Kanthal A1 27 awg on a 2.5 mm tip. The Fresia RTA is an atomizer that had some success but perhaps slightly less than its merits; in our opinion it remains at the moment among the best low cost atomizers for MTL vape.


On vape Ivory Gold Reserve shows immediately the aromatic strength and the undoubted quality of white chocolate, not by chance the ingredient that more than any other characterizes the production of Iron Vaper: a winning trademark for this italian brand. Sinuous, voluptuous and enveloping and inevitably sweet, this is how white chocolate appears on the palate during inspiration, carving out a front row seat within the bouquet of Ivory Gold reserve and inevitably attracting the attention of mine taste buds, enraptured by such sweetness of taste.

White chocolate is a creamy, even almost buttery wave that asserts itself with decision but which, thanks to the meticulous work of the chief Iron Vaper flavourist, leaves the right space at the entrance of a soft and very pleasant almond sensation; this combination, as already perceived in the smell test, is of great value, an embroidery of pastry art. The white chocolate-almond combination crosses the whole aromatic system of the e-liquid, overcomes the heart notes of the puff and reaches the tail with a more modest impact; it is here that subtle tobacco infiltrations make their appearance with the difficult task of faithful companions of the protagonist of the recipe: white chocolate.

The tobaccos chosen by Azhad, in order to compose and close the aromatic picture of the e-liquid, have been entrusted with a specific role even if apparently “ungrateful”: to emphasize the roundness of the mix and in the second instance to spread a delicate tobacco background. In my opinion, Azhad has chosen for this work a skilful mixture of Virginia and Black Cavendish which with their vegetal nuances and their soft tones, support the creamy conduct of the e-liquid with great naturalness.

The organic tobaccos close the vape with great elegance and during the exhalation it is possible to recognize the light fiery shades of Virginia and the sweet vegetable tones of the Black Cavendish. Finally, the modest aromatic persistence is perfect to prevent the vape in the long run from becoming cloying despite the bouquet having a deeply sweet and sugary mold.

Suggested dilution: 33%

Steeping time: ready to vape; recommended 5-7 days

Pro: A sinuous and tasty white chocolate with a splash of elegant natural tobacco

Cons: Slightly excessive sugar component

Choko (Dago E-liquids)

Choko (Dago E-liquids)

Name e Format: Choko (Dago E-liquids) – concentrated aroma 20 ml – received by the manufacturer

Batch: CH0011119

Nico: 0 mg/ml

Declared base: 45 PG / 55 VG

Expiry date: 11/2021

Devices: Vaporesso Gen 220 W + Vapefly Brunhilde MTL RTA single coil 1.2 ohm (Nichrome 80 28 AWG) with Cotton Bacon Prime.

The weeks before the Christmas and the arrival of winter for the vapers are the time of year with a large consumption of hot and intense creamy liquids and also of tobacco e-juices with a strong and dark body. E-liquids recipes able to accompany the vaper giving it enveloping sensations, in a sort of warm and passionate winter embrace. In recent weeks the italian brand Dago launched three new e-liquids that fit perfectly into the category of traditional winter e-juices, and so today I take this opportunity to tell you about one of these new Dago products: Choko.

The official description of the product is simple and essential and makes it clear what to expect from this e-liquid:

Choko è una crema di latte al cioccolato con una forte presenza di arachidi tostate e salate.

Choko is a chocolate milk cream with a strong presence of roasted and salted peanuts.

Dago’s aromas are sold inside a cardboard box, containing a 60 ml chubby gorilla bottle, filled with 20 ml of propylene glycol aroma. To obtain the liquid in its final composition, it will be necessary to add a base of 40 ml (with if you desire the presence of nicotine). The packaging of this line is exquisite and well-made, made of bright and colorful graphics with exemplary attention to detail. A style worthy of the masters of packaging from US. Congratulations!


On the smell, Choko strongly releases all the scent of a real cocoa bean, which spreads and penetrates deeply into my nostrils. After repeated pressure on the bottle, I can perceive a thin veil of toasted peanuts that, more than ever intriguing, make their way inside a sweet and sometimes buttery frame. It is precisely in these situations that suddenly reopens the drawer of my olfactory memories, making me recognize in this Choko the aromatic features of an irresistible French liquid of few years ago.

The similarities are incredible and I hope to find them even in the vape test.

For the vape test I rely on the quality of Vapefly’s latest creation, namely the Brunhilde MTL RTA which for the occasion I set for a restricted flavor chasing vape. I admit the manufacturer’s indications advise to vape Choko in cloud chasing, but I prefer to try it with reduced power and airiness to better feel all the nuances from this mix.


On vape the cocoa element is the first to emerge on my palate. Contrary to what was perceived during the smell test, the puff during inhalation presents a softer cocoa scent, the cocoa bean seems to have given way to a sweet chocolate cream: from the cocoa bean to a tasty melted bar of milk chocolate. The structure of Choko is naturally sweet, but often during the vape I have the sensation that the sweet component of the bouquet has been further accentuated by adding some other sweetening element or molecule. The effect is certainly good, especially if you decide to taste Choko at big power with a direct to lung vape, but in my opinion it takes away a bit of elegance from the mix, even if certainly as it was built, it is more easily understood by the great vaper public.

In the heart of the puff, despite the bulky presence of the sweet stamps, emerges with peremptoriness a hint of roasted and salted peanuts with absolute aromatic fidelity. The e-liquid acquires fullness and intensity and the chocolate-peanut combination turns into a large and reassuring dark mantle that envelops and conquers the entire palate.

The intertwining of the soft shades of chocolate with the vigor and depth of roasted peanuts spreads to the tail notes of the puff where a light and almost imperceptible caramelized finish completes the recipe. Even the aromatic persistence at the end of the vape is more than good, the perceptions of each ingredients are quite distinct and in the air around the scent of cocoa spreads voluptuous.

Choko’s aromatic plant, well faceted and with more than ever natural sensations, always appears round and balanced, although as mentioned above, the manufacturer clearly wanted to emphasize the sweetening of this recipe. The chocolate-peanut binomial is not new in the international e-liquids panorama, but often in the past for this type of recipe, it was exaggerated with the almost immoderate use of peanut butter. In this creation instead, we I have to appreciate Dago because it proposes the unmistakable taste of real roasted and salted peanuts. Guaranteed pleasure!

Even on vape, as on the smell proof, Choko remembers very much the superb creation of a French brand tried and tested a few years ago. As many of you will know, for our internal policy we never mention names of other brands in a review, but if you are curious to find out which is the name of that e-juice, you will just need a quick search here on the blog and the game will be done.

Did you get there? Please let us know in the comments below the article or on our facebook page. Your competence as a vapers is here!

Suggested dilution: 33%

Steeping time: 2 days

Pro: High quality chocolate-peanut union.

Cons: The sugar component is a bit bulky.

Zaktus (Dago E-liquids)

Zaktus (Dago E-liquids)

Name e Format: Zaktus – Mexico & Nuvole line (Dago E-liquids) – concentrated aroma 20 ml – received by the manufacturer

Batch: 006/19

Nico: 0 mg/ml

Declared base: 40 PG / 60 VG

Expiry date: 06/2021

Devices: Geekvape Aegis 100 W + Innokin Ares MTL RtA single coil 0.8 ohm (Kanthal A1 27 AWG) with Native Wicks Platinum Cotton.

Today I am going to talk about the third and last e-liquid from the “Mexico e Nuvole” line by the Italian brand Dago, a line presented during Vapitaly 2019 in Verona. After having shown you in detail the aromatic characteristics, qualities and defects of Carlota and Ginebra e-liquids, our blog is now preparing to complete this line with Zaktus e-juice.

From the official description of the product, it seems that even in this circumstance I will be dealing with an e-liquid with mainly summer characteristics:

Un liquido al Cactus, fresco e dolce, leggermente cremoso e arricchito da pitaya e maracuja

An e-liquid with Cactus, fresh and sweet, slightly creamy and enriched with pitaya and maracuja

Dago’s aromas are sold inside a cardboard box, containing a 60 ml chubby gorilla bottle, filled with 20 ml of propylene glycol aroma. To obtain the liquid in its final composition, it will be necessary to add a base of 40 ml (with if you desire the presence of nicotine). The packaging of this line is exquisite and well-made, made of bright and colorful graphics with exemplary attention to detail. A style worthy of the masters of packaging from US. Congratulations!


The smell test puts me in front of a product that immediately shows a rather complex and not really common aromatic structure. A creamy base envelops a sweet fruity mix with a clearly exotic mold. Unlike other creations of this brand, in which since the nasal test it was possible to identify at least a part of the ingredients composing the mix, in this circumstance it is very difficult to trace aromatic cues that can be traced back to the elements declared by the manufacturer in the description.

Despite many repeated pressures on the bottle, the sensation that Zaktus transmits to my nostrils, is that of a very dense and creamy e-liquid, I would dare to say with a full-bodied base of whipped cream, on which fruits have been laid that, in my opinion, they share some molecules with those of a red and juicy strawberry. This feeling brings me back with the memories towards the heart of the 80s and in particular to the taste of a very famous Italian chewing gum at that time.

Put aside childhood memories, I prepare myself for Zaktus’s vaping test, confident of finding a rich and tasty product even in this e-juice.

Today, I also turn to the highly developed and timeless Innokin Ares MTL RTA designed by the famous youtuber Phil Busardo. Ares atomizer, never too “pushed” by the media, continues to be in my opinion one of the best low-cost RTAs for MTL vape/flavor chasing vape, above all because it has a ductility that has few rivals in the sector.


On vape Zaktus reveals from the first puff a rather unusual e-liquid with a broad-spectrum aromatic structure, able to combine fruity elements, a creamy component and even an “ice” outline.

The inhaling puff is welcoming and enveloping; a generous creamy mantle embraces the taste buds and immediately gives roundness to the vape. Confirming what was said during the smell test, I find that there are aromatic elements based on milk or whipped cream to support the creamy Zaktus plant; a round and well-built soft plant.

The bouquet creamy base soon intersects with a mix of fruity nuances, within which both sweeter and more delicate aromatic cues move than others that are more lively and acidulous.

Although it is not easy to identify precisely the single ingredients of the fruity ensemble, its typically exotic nature is quite evident on the palate; the creamy-tropical combination moves on very well calibrated aromatic tracks, capable of transmitting in vaping a great sensation of balance between sweet and sour notes.

Indeed the sweetest stamps mainly mark the Zaktus scene, and to these are added the intrinsically sweet characteristics of the cactus and dragon fruit that in fact struggle a little to free themselves and to detact from the rest of the composition creamy plant. They are faint, almost imperceptible.

The feeling is still always pleasant and very natural, although perhaps not enough faceted.

In the heart of the puff some fruity insertions with more acidulous tones appear to break the rhythm set by the creamy component.

I recognize the typical sour and at the same time sweet-sour taste of maracuja, a stimulating fruit symbol of the vital energy of tropical climates; the vape becomes richer and fuller, thanks also to the presence of a fresh and thirst-quenching trail that deeply traverses all the fruity elements of the mix.

In the tail notes is the creamy base that returns to make its presence in my opinion a bulky pinch, even if to be honest I have to admit that the creamy-fruity-fresh balance always appears solid and unassailable.

A consistent and pleasant post-vape aromatic persistence closes the vape, which leaves on the palate a winking sensation of freshness “dirty” with sweet and delicate fruity perfumes.

Suggested dilution: 33%

Steeping time: 2-3 gg

Pro: Very harmonious and well-made creamy-fruity experiment.

Cons: The fruity vape lovers may not like the creamy contamination of Zaktus in the long run.

Sharm (Iron Vaper)

Sharm (Iron Vaper)

Name e Format: Sharm (Iron Vaper) – Concentrated flavor 20 ml – received by the manufacturer

Batch: 1909253

Nico: 0 mg/ml

Declared base: 50 PG / 50 VG

Expiry date: 09/2021

Devices: Vaporesso Gen 220W + Steam Crave Aromamizer Lite RTA single fused clapton coil 1,0 ohm (Ni80 30 awg x 2 + Ni80 38 awg) with Cotton Bacon Prime.

Here on our blog we never talked about Iron Vaper, a young and dynamic Italian company that produces e-liquids (mainly creamy and fruity) expecially for cloud chasing and flavor chasing lovers. And finally that day came …

So today we will give space for the first time to this italian company, very curious about one of its latest creations: Sharm.

It is sufficient to observe the product packaging, to understand that Sharm (a good name however does not lie) is inspired by ancient Egypt. A pretty cardboard pyramid holds a 60 ml chubby gorilla, containing 20 ml of concentrated aroma to which will be added another 40 ml of base to obtain the mixture ready to vape. On a lively and oriental label with a background rich in hieroglyphics, we cannot fail to note the accuracy and completeness of the information given, from the manufacturer’s references, passing through the product info and ending with the various danger pictograms.

Not having been able to find an official description of Sharm from the manufacturer official website, we use one of the descriptions found on the net by some e-cig shops:

Delizioso marzapane alle mandorle arricchito da una dolce crema all’Argan. Il tutto è equilibrato da particolari spezie orientali che rendono questo liquido unico nel suo genere.

Delicious almond marzipan enriched with a sweet Argan cream. Everything is balanced by particular oriental spices that make this e-liquid unique in its kind.


Since the first sniff Sharm (created in collaboration with the influencer Stefano Porcelli) shows without any fear what we like to define its sweet almond soul. The aromatic load is high, as is appropriate for e-juices created specifically for cloud chasing, but nevertheless they do not escape on the smell some subtle though not clearly identifiable spicy nuances which, alongside the dominant almond scent, form a rather sweet mix , rich and tasty. I have to be honest: if I think to Egypt, my imagination runs towards shores and perfumes much more spicy and decidedly less sweet, but here we enter into the ambit of subjective evaluations that must appropriately remain outside the aromatic analyzes of our reviews.

I rush towards the vape test, relying on the surprising and perhaps slightly underestimated Steam Crave Aromamizer Lite, a rebuildable 23 mm atomizer able to express itself at best with different types of e-liquids and in particular in flavor chasing vape.


If in the smell test Sharm had not surprised me that much, presenting itself as a good creamy, sweet and with some very light spicy cue, things change radically during the vape test and, from the first puff I note that this aroma leaves the clothes of the classic creamy e-juice to dress those of a rather unusual and sophisticated recipe.

It is surprising, in fact, the reduced sweetness that welcomes me in the inhalation phase, capable of showing, on the contrary, intriguing spicy scents wrapped in a light and mysterious roasted aura. Absolutely not easy to describe the components that burst into inspiration, but some fat and vegetable scents with subtle hazel nuances, suggest and reflect well the idea of an argan vegetable oil.

Argan oils and creams are obtained from the processing of Moroccan argan seeds and, due to their beneficial properties, are widely used in cosmetics, especially for the wellness and personal care. But in the vape, never any manufacturer in our memory, until now used it …

After the sophisticated starting hints, Sharm strengthens its aromatic load, and in the second part of the puff has an important creamy imprint. Now the bouquet combines with the oriental notes, a tasty and sweet almond paste that takes over the scene.

On the heart of the puff and up to the consistent aromatic post-vaping persistence, the sweet contribution of almond marzipan is very evident and also very pleasant because it is made by the manufacturer in a natural and realistic way. In my opinion, however, there is no warning, a strengthening of the sugar component, due to the contribution of a fair dose of sucralose (or similar agents) and probably to a slight vanilla tip.

In cloud chasing configuration, the sweetest and creamiest notes of Sharm are exalted, the vape is fat and full-bodied, but inevitably presents a more compressed aromatic score; on the contrary, if tried in restricted flavor chasing, Sharm perhaps loses slightly in roundness in favor of a more refined and multi-faceted bouquet, and still preserving its sweet and creamy tones.

Suggested dilution: 33%

Steeping time: ready to vape.

Pro: A tasty and refined cream with atypical ingredients.

Cons: In cloud chasing the liquid exceeds in sweetness and turned out to be a bit confused and mixed.

Caranut’s (French Riviera)

Caranut’s (French Riviera)

Name e Format: Caranut’s (French Riviera) – E-liquid 50 ml – received by the manufacturer

Batch: CA190104

Nico: 0 mg/ml

Declared base: 50 PG / 50 VG

Expiry date: 01/2021

Devices: Vaporesso Gen 220W + Steam Crave Aromamizer Lite RTA single fused clapton coil 1,0 ohm (Ni80 30 awg x 2 + Ni80 38 awg) with Cotton Bacon Prime.

A few months ago I spoke for the first time about a liquid from a new French company, French Riviera, known during the last edition of Vapitaly. French Riviera is based in Fréjus on the French Riviera, a few kilometers south of Cannes. The company clearly emphasizes on its institutional site to produce 100% vegetable e-liquids, using not only vegetable glycerol but also vegetable-based propylene glycol; moreover the aromas used to formulate the different recipes of the brand are all natural and come from Grasse, the world capital of perfumes.

Caranut’s is an e-liquid ready to vape with zero nicotine sold in a 50 ml chubby gorilla. It has a nice shiny vintage-style label with all the information about the product and the manufacturer.

We could not find any official description of Caranu’ts on the net; we only know what is shown on the manufacturer’s website and on the bottle label:

Noisettes caramélisées

Caramelized hazelnuts


Caranut’s on the smell shows an evident nutty imprint, prevailing on delicate caramelized hints and on a penetrating and vaguely alcoholic background. The general tone, despite the slight alcoholic aura, appears pleasantly natural. The smell test in any case confirms what was already announced in the official description of the product, that is that, in the wide panorama of vape e-liquids , I am in the presence of a relatively simple and rather common recipe.

I rush towards the vape test, relying on the surprising and perhaps slightly underestimated Steam Crave Aromamizer Lite, a rebuildable 23 mm atomizer able to express itself at best with different types of e-liquids and in particular in flavor chasing vape.


I start the vaporization test and I notice that the e-liquid has a sweet soul that is immediately revealed during inhalation. A deeply sugary sensation that hides some caramelized notes, which try to emerge with great effort during the puff. The not excessive aromatic load makes it easier to receive this good dose of sweetness during inhalation phase.

The sugary note lets the aromas of hazelnut shell emerge slowly and Caranut’s now becomes slightly drier and more penetrating, showing in the heart of the puff the most classic aromatic nuances of a good dry fruit: slight woodiness and toasting nuances. Unfortunately, however, the flavor of the hazelnut, which I can guess is good and very realistic, is unable to completely shake off the intrusiveness of sucralose, which continues to hover within the aromatic structure of this e-liquid, penalizing the perception of the other bouquet ingredients.

If the hazelnut as mentioned, manages to find its discreet space inside the aromatic plant of Caranut’s, the same cannot be said for the caramel that remains at the edges of the bouquet until the final moments of the vape, when in exhalation it seems to succeed in alongside the hazelnut scents.

The hazelnut caramelization effect does not, in my point of view, showed how should be, because the contribution of caramel to the recipe is so timid and haggard. It is the sugar (not caramelized) that in Caranut’s holds the bench thanks to its extremely covering presence with respect to the other components of the mix. If on the one hand the hazelnut is able to emerge moderately thanks to its penetrating and decisive characteristics, on the other hand this does not happen for the notoriously more delicately aromatic caramel.

Caranut’s is ultimately a pleasant e-juice with good cues and made with quality raw materials but, alas, suffers from the cumbersome presence of the sugar component that dulls more than due caramel and to a lesser extent hazelnut in almost all stages of vape.

Pro: Quality raw materials that make the recipe realistic and natural.

Cons: The sweetening element (sucralose) covers too much the main ingredients of the recipe.