As a vaper myself, I love discovering new vape flavours. There are so many incredible new flavours I make a point of trying at least one new flavour each month. People vape for different of reasons and there are hundreds of articles written on cloud-chasing but, as much as I enjoy cloud-chasing, I wanted to write one on e juice flavours and how to get the most out of them. Quite simply, for me, vaping isn’t as enjoyable when an e-liquid lacks flavour but if you know what you're doing there are ways to ensure you get the most out of every vape. I've added a few tips below, so if you want to enhance your e-liquid flavours have a quick read.
Adjust the Settings on Your Mod
Adjusting the settings on your mod is the simplest way to improve the flavour you get from your e-liquid. This is because different elements of vape juice are released at different settings. But, when you get down to it, getting the temperature right in the settings is crucial to getting the best hit of flavour. I would recommend simply adjusting the settings on your vaporiser until you get the result of a more consistently flavourful vape. Different juices may require different settings, so just have a play around until you find that sweet spot.
Reduce Your Nicotine Level
Reducing your nicotine level can also improve your flavour experience as nicotine is known to have its own unique taste which can often overrule other flavours. Therefore, the higher the level of nicotine, the more likely it is to drown out other flavours and ruin the flavour of your juice. Of course, it depends what level of vaping you're at as it's the nicotine that provides the throat hit of your vape. If you've just switched over from smoking tobacco then you may need a higher nicotine strength to satisfy the craving that comes from quitting smoking. But if you can wean down your nicotine intake you'll be about to experience a richer flavour from your e liquid.
Reduce Your Airflow
If you enjoy cloud-chasing, vast amounts of airflow will be a crucial factor for you. But, if you want the full flavour experience, I would recommend reducing the airflow because this produces a denser, warmer vapour that carries a lot more flavour. To stay safe and have an overall enjoyable vaping experience, I would recommend choosing smaller bore coils and smaller chambers where possible to complement the restricted airflow. Again, it's a case of playing around and testing different levels of airflow until you hit the right spot that produces the fullest flavour.
Try Higher PG Juices
Propylene Glycol (PG), an ingredient in e-liquids can greatly affect the flavour. PG is a clear, thin and tasteless ingredient that can be added to your e-liquid and make the flavours more pronounced. So, choosing juices that are higher in PG will generally lead to a better vape flavour. You can see our high PG flavours here.
Keep Everything Clean
Keeping all your vaping equipment clean is essential for the ultimate vaping experience. The simple fact is that fresh coils and clean wicks would make the flavour more pronounced. You don’t have to rinse your coil or change it every day but I would recommend doing it regularly to ensure that you have the best vape favour possible. Juice always tastes better from fresh wicks, coils and tanks.
Let it Steep
Steeping is beneficial for many juices as it helps to bring out the flavour notes. To steep your e-liquid, the bottle must sit in a cool, dark area where you can allow it to breathe. Just like fine wine, steeping lets your e-juice ‘breathe’. You can also give your e-juice a shake right before using it to help make sure that the flavours are distributed evenly.
Look after your e-juices to help prevent degradation. Degradation can be a key factor in affecting the loss of flavour. It usually occurs over extended periods of time but it can be accelerated depending on how the e-liquids are stored. Storing e-liquid away from the sun or any other source of heat is the best way to prevent premature expiration. With proper storage, it is possible to preserve the flavour of e-liquids for longer amounts of time. You can keep your e liquid in the fridge or even the freezer as this will help preserve it and keep it in top condition.
Go with Glass Tanks
Glass tanks are the way forward in vaping as the quality of your tank can directly impact the taste of your e-liquid. Vaping with a glass tank is a fantastic way to maximise your experience, as plastic tanks can slightly reduce flavour. I first started using glass tanks around 5 years ago and haven't switched back since. But you still see some tanks made of plastic, so I would suggest paying a bit more and getting a good glass tanks.
For the more experienced vapers, there may be other tips and tricks you have learned over the years that I've missed off my list. If that is the case, let me know in the comments below. The vaping community is all about sharing experiences and advice with one another. Vaping is different for everyone and sometimes it can be a case of trial and error. So, spend some time getting to know your vaporiser, play around with the settings and experiment with the tips above to find out what works best for you.
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