“The Offering” by Valhalla Vapes

Hey everyone Gilters back with another liquid review, I’ve been looking forward to this one for a while now so let’s get stuck in.

Today we are looking at a line sent out to us for review courtesy of….

Valhalla Vapes

The liquid I have today is known by the name.

The Offering

0mg with a nice 70vg/30pg blend

Odin paid grand due to the vikings after many years of sacrifice and offerings from the Vikings themselves, and said to them “ behold my warrior’s, for I give you a flavour like no other, a taste of Valhalla, a taste of your final resting place, a gift from the gods, go forth and conquer, I Odin give you this offering

Banana served on a platter of creamy goodness with a subtle hint of fruit.

Boy that sounds good, so looking at the bottle, a very unique design resembling the ancient Norse style writing and shield hiding in the background, a very dark design but all markings are very clear and easy to make out.

Today’s toys are

X Cube II @ 80w

Dark horse RDA @ 0.2Ω

On opening the bottle I’m reminded of those little penny banana chews we all had as children with a subtle creamy note, what’s to lose ,could be good for banana lovers like myself.

So on inhale to be honest I don’t get much maybe a slight hint of banana, not what I expected from this one, rather bland.

Now on exhale this liquid is all signing all dancing. This is lush, a nice banana almost natural but still has that sweet creamy end to it (as I keep licking my lips) Even exhale through the nose has full blown flavour, simply superb, BUT those other fruit notes, simply non existent.

Cloud production on this liquid is pretty bang on what to expect with this blend of pg/vg. Cloudage is definitely present.

So the main point would I get this again 110% for anyone who likes banana this is for you pity It was only a 10ml sample.

“Acid Monkey” by Cloud Vapor

Well! What do we have today?
This time it’s from ole France!

Let’s get started!! This liquid is named Acid Monkey, peculiar name but the monkey part must reference the taste of some description let’s find out! It’s by Cloud Vapor of which who are based in Nantes.

Cloud Vapor’s description – A strawberry banana cocktail at once creamy and clashing with its tangy Skittles way that will not leave you indifferent!

This liquid comes in 20ml and your usual 0mg,3mg,6mg and 12mg nicotine strength and only 50/50 ratio (disappointing)

Onto the bottle, it’s your common glass bottle with a different pippete bulb that feels a lot nicer and actually more productive on sucking the liquid into the tube, almost as if it’s got resistance in it. Other pippetes I’ve used you have to squeeze couple of times for it to absorb a full tube of juice which can be a nuisance and ineffective if your walking and dripping.

The hardware I’m using for this review is my newly acquired Rig V2 full copper (Genuine too ) with a Velocity RDA running dual clapton build and Fusion cotton.

Lid up – The essence of bananas hits you straight leaving my taste buds tingling already! No sign of the strawberry showing itself yet but may reveal itself on the inhale/exhale
On the inhale I’m succumbed by a sweet fizzy/sour strawberry taste which is strange and I tried this on different airflow settings to see if it would get stronger as I love fizzy fruit orientated liquids at present.

Onto the exhale, wow the flavour Changes and comes into its own and shows it banana side and reminds me of a certain milkshake brand, its rich creamy taste is really pleasing and easily repeat a dozen Vapes without getting sickly which some rich juices can do that have a creamy milk base.

Conclusion – Would I buy this? Yes I would as the bottle, design and practicality of the pippete is flawless! Really enjoying the ease of dripping and getting a full tube of liquid. Downside, I had no real cloud production as a Cloud chaser but in my opinion a higher vg ratio wouldn’t suit this liquid and take away the beautiful flavour this has. Yes cloud chasers can be flavour chasers too.

Hope you enjoyed the review and don’t forget to check the other reviews shortly

“Harlequin” by Decadent Vapours

Manufacturer’s Description: “An artfully smooth blend of sweet red berries, banana and a creamy vanilla, with an unexpected twist of dark liquorice.”
Statistics:  Harlequin by Decadent Vapours., Available in 0%, 0.3%, 0.6%, 1.2% and 1.8% per volume strengths. Available in 15ml bottles. 40%PG/60%VG.

Vaping statistics: 0mg strength, vaped on a Kangertech Subtank Mini with Kanger RBA, 5 wrap Kanthal 0.5Ω  coil mounted on the Kangertech Kbox mini @  15 and 30 watts

The initial investigatory experiences to get a whiff of this particular liquid proved a curious experience, leaning on the side of unpleasant. An incredibly sweet initial scent, a touch of vanilla, for some reason there was also an odd menthol or koolada element to it, the scent being very harsh experience over all.

Unfortunately, the liquid just doesn’t seem to improve from there. Initial few puffs was incredibly synthetic tasting and while the description mentioned a “twist of dark liquorice,” suggesting a slight undertone, the liquid tasted of nothing but liquorice. It wasn’t so much a twist, more so being battered in the throat with a log of the stuff!

Through the retrohale, you are rewarded with an odd creaminess and a strange coldness every taste, leading me to believe there might be koolada in this formulation and unfortunately it just doesn’t improve. The liquorice simply overpowers the rest of the flavours, even to the point where it catches in the throat.

There is one redeeming factor to this liquid, the clouds are fantastic and it’s disappointing that they don’t carry a more pleasant flavour or scent in the air.

Description Accuracy: 4

-The description failed to inform me of the sheer strength of the liquorice taste.

Flavour Intensity: 10

– It is an intense liquorice flavour, overpowering the rest of the advertised flavours.

Vapour Production: 8

-The clouds this eliquid can produce are fantastic.

Overall: 4

– Despite the cloud production being brilliant, the flavour is unpleasant and simply un-enjoyable. I simply struggle to recommend this liquid.

“War Call” by Valhalla Vapes

Welcome folks to another review by Shinx! This time we have some goodies from Valhalla Vapes which have kindly sent us their entire line for review!

Today I’m reviewing War Call which has been described as “Butterscotch custard or is it angel delight in disguise?

Yummy sounds like one of my favourites!! As many of you readers out there may know I’m a massive fan of everything custard and have yet to find the perfect one!
Will this live up to my expectations!?

The bottle itself is nicely designed with a Norse inspired label with the tagline “A horde of liquids from Valhalla Vapes. E-liquids forged in war!
Also is all safety info as well as batch number, best before date, nic level (which in this case is 0mg) and VG/PG ratio is 70/30.

Hardware im using for this review is the Smok X Cube II set at 65w and a Troll By Wotofo with a 0.25Ω dual kanthal build.

Upon opening the bottle I’m greeted by a rich custard with hints of caramel floating around in there.

Now getting down the liquid itself…. I love butterscotch! In sweets desserts and scented candles I don’t care I love the stuff so the initial inhale for me was something special!
Wonderfully deep smoky yet creamy caramel with a touch of saltiness to it! Firstly you get the sweetness followed by the tiniest amount of saltiness coating your tongue.
A nice mild throat hit off it also!

On the exhale get a creamy fudgy custard with a smoky caramel taste still present and goes together oh so delightful! Just makes me want to keep going for more!!

Cloud production with this juice is very good! Not ground breaking but not bad either!

Presentation: 8/10
Flavour: 9/10
Vapour production: 7/10

So would I buy this juice when my 10ml bottle runs out? Yes I certainly would! I’ve yet to find a nice caramel creamy custard and this could be one of the contenders for the nicest tasting custard I’ve had yet!
The flavour profiles with this juice are fantastic and for the price of £4 for a 10ml bottle this is a juice you have to get!!

“Snap Apple” by Hodge’s Homebrew

Time again for another review by Shinx. This time we are reviewing a liquid from one of my favourite companies! Hodge’s Homebrew! Now I’ve always been a fan of Hodge’s since I tried their Pink Lemonade.
Since then I’ve tried all the flavours and not one has disappointed me yet!

We have had the pleasure of reviewing a vast majority of Hodge’s Homebrew liquids so far here on the Belfast Vape Bar and I’m pleased to say Vape Hunter in Belfast currently stocks the whole line!

For this review I will be running the Smok X Cube II set at 70w and the Atty Cubed by Wotofo with a 0.2ohm Dual Kanthal build.

Now before I go on I had previously bought a bottle of this liquid in Vape Hunter for personal use just before Halloween and within a day it was gone! Thankfully Hodge’s supplied us with a bottle for review! That should tell you how positive this should be.

The details on the bottle itself are staggering. I love Hodges bottles as they so unique and I’ve never seen anything like them! Square bottle with a beautifully designed label encasing it.
All safety warnings are on the bottle and all adhere to UK regulations. We also have a born on date as well as expiry date and batch i.d. A nice touch which more U.K liquid companies should include.
My favourite bit is that the bottle has been signed by the owner of the company Paul and it just goes to show how proud he is of his products!!

On to opening the bottle, the smell of apples is immediately present along with a hint of toffee or treacle, an aroma to die for! The liquid has a slight orange tint to it reflecting the colour on the label.

Juiced up and ready to go, I took the initial inhale. Toffee caramel apples is what springs to mind straight away! Not too sweet but not so light that you can’t sense all flavours that are going on. The balance is perfect with this one!
Apple is the first flavour that I detect followed by the sweetness of the sweet creamy caramel!

Upon exhaling through the nose (Retrohale) a savoury yet sweet sugar crusted doughnut pops up and mixes with the apple so well that I just do not want the vapour to leave my mouth!
I find the longer I hold the vapour in the flavourings become stronger and more intense as you can slowly pick out the individual flavourings one by one. I tend to slowly exhale to get the very best from this!

Cranking the X Cube up to 100w and opening the airflow to full I test the Cloud Production out. Being a 70 juice I didn’t expect this to disappoint and I’m pleased to announce it didn’t!
Thick dense clouds that fill the air and linger around for quite a while!

Presentation: 10/10
Flavour: 10/10
Cloud production: 8/10

So would I buy this juice when this bottle is finished? Well as I’m typing this I have just used the last of my Snap Apple Doughnut and I have already ordered some more! It’s that good!
I am a massive fan of the Hodge’s Homebrew range and this one certainly did not disappoint!

Also, at our next Vape Meet on 6th December at Vape Hunter in Belfast I will be able to meet Paul in person as the gents from Hodge’s Homebrew travelling all the way over here to meet the BV Bar crew and some of his customers! So I can’t wait to have a bit of a natter with him!

Well thats it from me! Shinx Out!

“Satoshi Nakamoto” by Vapeboy

Gilters back again folks.

This time I’m looking at another liquid by..

“Vapeboy” based in the UK, London.

If you missed my previous review on Vapeboy “Peach Republic” go check it out if you’re a lover of peach.

On my previous encounter I was  little nitpicking on a few things but this time won’t be the case as  Vapeboy have seen it and I don’t feel the need to batter their brains about simple fixes, cough cough child safety cap.

Today’s liquid is “Satoshi Nakamoto”

0mg 70vg/30pg

For the nerd in you! Buttery apple crumble infused with cinnamon will leave you wanting more.

Today toys of choice are.

X Cube II – various watts
Atty 3 – 0.34 dual twisted

On opening the bottle that sweet sweet smell of buttery, cinnamon goodness though not too overpowering which can be a downfall to anything with cinnamon.

On inhale:

So at 50w I get a very light creamy note, cinnamon hiding in the background not overly doing much. So I thought this needs cranked up. Up in 10w increments until we have now reached 90w the cinnamon just comes to life balanced just right with the creamy buttery goodness.

On exhale:

On this I found letting vapour come out the nose (retrohale) rather than mouth giving taste on the pallet a nicer cleaner experience. Cinnamon has the dominance though not too overpowering and that buttery note just compliments it perfectly.
Vapour production: 8/10

This liquid loves high watts I can certainly produce clouds when wanted.

Flavour strength: 8/10

Cinnamon can sometimes be too strong and overpowering, each flavour complimented each other just right in this one. If only I could eat it.

Overall thought 9/10

Would I purchase This liquid, certainly its an all day vape and rather pleasant in the colder months that we experience with that little kick on cinnamon on the back of the throat.

“Deja Voodoo” by Wick Liquor

Welcome back to another E-Juice review by Foxy.

I am Once again honoured to be reviewing “Deja Voodoo” by Wick Liquor UK!

As far as I am aware the BV Bar are the second reviewers in NI to get our hands on the range of juice by Wick Liquor who are a brand new company to enter the juice market within the UK and I am grateful to be chosen to try and represent the brand as a reviewer!

The BV Bar first encountered the guys as mentioned in my Carnival review at VapeFest Ireland and I managed to secure a nice little bag of goodies for review which contained two liquids, some stickers which I am using on my #TugLyfe Box Mod and now on the Hammer Of God to protect the base.

The bottles are available in both 15ML and 30ML sizes with nicotine strengths of 0, 1.5, 3 and 6MG nicotine levels and all feature 2 security seals which are a rare thing on its own… The two seals are in the form of a plastic wrapper around the bottle and a cap seal which must click and snap off to allow the bottle to open. The company logo is in an almost hand written style which is rather appealing to the eyes. The label however does lack when it comes to the warning symbols as mentioned in the Carnival review.
For this review I will be using the IPV4-s box mod with a 0.28Ω dual coil build on my Alliance RDA with the wattage set to 66W.

On opening the bottle I am greeted with the sweet smell of soda…. Not just any soda but a US soda that has got a good reputation here in the UK for being made from proper cane sugar rather than processed sugar.

On the inhale I am instantly hit with the cane sugar taste! It’s not like your typical sweet vape though, it is rather mild yet appears to have a somewhat complex body to it with a lot of nooks and crannies for other flavours to develop from? After a few puffs the flavour stays the same apart from a slight uplifting hint of cream POSSIBLY starting to form from within the complexity of the juice.

With the exhale the cane sugar is still very much present but it has become much lighter and a nice fluffy cream or coconut flavour starts to sneak up on me! Even after I exhale the flavour profile still manages to work for another few breaths to really round off this perfect juice!

Presentation: 8/10
Flavour: 8/10
Cloud production: 9/10

So once my review sample is done would I go out and buy this juice for myself? Hell yes!! The juice ticks all the boxes for me with the perfect combination of flavour and cloud and the fact that the flavour continues to strengthen after the exhale is something I have yet to discover… Until now!

“Carnival” by Wick Liquor

Welcome back to another E-Juice review by Foxy.

I am honoured to be reviewing “Carnival” by Wick Liquor today!

As far as I am aware the BV Bar are one of the first reviewers to get their hands on the range of juice by Wick Liquor who are a brand new company to enter the juice market!

I first encountered the delightful team from IFancyOne.com at VapeFest Ireland and I managed to secure a nice little bag of goodies for review which contained two liquids, some stickers which I am using on my #TugLyfe Box Mod.

For the presentation I can of course only talk about the bottle it as it would be unfair to talk about the presentation of the package at VapeFest for obvious reasons.

The bottles are available in both 15ML and 30ML sizes and all feature two security seals which are a rare thing on its own… The two seals are in the form of a plastic wrapper around the bottle and a cap seal which must click and snap off to allow the bottle to open. The company logo is in an almost hand written style which is rather appealing to the eyes. The label however does lack when it comes to the warning symbols as there is no Toxic symbol. There is however an 18+ symbol which is of the correct size. The lack of the symbols however I don’t think are down to Wick Liquor themselves, I think it is down to the label manufacturer as there is an internal reference number for the label itself.

For this review I will be using the Hammer Of God box mod with a 1.2Ohm dual coil build on my Atty Cubed with the wattage coming out at around 80W.

On opening the bottle I am greeted with the sweet smell of sugar but not your ordinary sugar whether it be white or brown… It’s more of a smell that reminds me of candy floss or that of a sugared donut? Either way it smells freaking awesome!!!

On the inhale my suspicions are confirmed and I get the taste of candy floss but with a twist! It’s almost like a rose water candy floss taste that I would be getting which may not sound the nicest but trust me it really is a delicate yet intense explosion of taste which really intensifies on the longer inhales!

With the exhale the tables flip and the flavour becomes a lot more potent with a delicious fluffy and creamy cake flavour coming through. I certainly didn’t expect to find a taste like this in Carnival but it kinda ties in with the name really? Maybe the inspiration behind the Carnival name is in fact the carnival with glazed donuts and candyfloss being the main flavours and the cake possibly representing a filled donut? Damn its sooo good!!

Presentation: 8/10
Flavour: 8/10
Cloud production: 9/10

So once my review sample is done would I go out and buy this juice for myself? Hell yes!! The juice ticks all the boxes for me with the perfect combination of flavour and cloud all wrapped up into a nice little bottle that is both minimalistic yet outstanding from the crowd!

“Black Jacks” by Republic of Vapes

Potentially racist but really addictive aniseed flavour sweet from our childhood here. Black tongues and fillings all round! Lovely stuff!

Hey guys welcome to another review on the Belfast Vape Bar From Shakey!

Today we have The Republic of Vape “Black Jack” and I gotta say this isn’t the best flavour I’ve ever had in fact this just tastes like nicotine with a hint of aniseed. To the point I let a buddy of mine try it and he has the same view.

The liquid comes in a nice packaging as it’s a 10ml Box with a lot of colour and lettering. No PG/VG ratio on the bottle though. Let’s jump in and vape this stuff so today I’m using my favourite review set up to date

  • Koopor Mini @ 35watts
  • Mutation X V4 with a single Clapton coming in at 0.55 ohms

Don’t get me wrong there is a good smell from the bottle which had me excited from the outset. So of course I got all excited as a kid I was always excited when dad came home with the wee £1 mix up bag and it was always a sweetie that I kept for last. Have to say though that vaping this juice was rather upsetting. The flavour is there from the start but as soon as you start to exhale the flavour disappears. And with this bottle being a good 6mg nicotine that’s all that there THROAT HIT!!

Have to say I expected more from this Liquid but if I’m being honest it’s a let-down. Maybe if it had to have been 0mg it would have been better.

 

Packaging gets a good 7/10 for its nice and bold stand out lettering

Flavour gets a 4/10 just not really there

Cloud production 5/10 due to it being a 50/50 juice

“Key West Sunset” by Kind Organic Juices

Manufacturer’s Description: “Reminiscent of candy peach rings, taste the sweetness of the ripest peaches down south.”
Statistics:  Key West Sunset by Kind Juice , Available in 0mg, 3mg ,6mg, 12mg and 18mg strengths, 30ml and 50ml bottles, 0%PG/100%VG

Vaping statistics: 0mg strength, vaped on a Kangertech Subtank Mini with Kanger RBA, 5 wrap Kanthal 0.6Ω  coil mounted on the Kangertech Kbox mini at 15 and 30 watts.

“Candy peach rings”  aptly describes the bottle note of this fruit-ily sweet liquid.  A beautiful, brown sugar sweetness on top of a delicate peach flavour. It’s a subtle flavour to enjoy from the bottle, but the proof is in the tank.

The first few puffs were pleasantly sweet, once again like a brown sugar sort of sweetness, the fruitiness of the peaches only really came through on the exhale and retrohale, although at thirty watts, the peaches came through nicely on the inhale. While I am not fully familiar with the sweet, candy peach rings, although I do have a pretty decent idea due to the sweet, almost succulent taste this liquid imparts.

Further through the tank, the flavour doesn’t change that much, however it doesn’t become offensively sweet or unpleasant, the cloud production on this liquid is decent but nothing to write home about, thick plumes of vapour that doesn’t hang around for long but the pleasant sweet flavour hangs around in the air just nicely.

Description Accuracy:  8

-The description of the liquid on Kind’s website was spot on.

Flavour Intensity:  8

– The flavour was pleasantly intense throughout the entire tankful, it didn’t fall flat at any point nor did it become too overpowering.

Vapour Production: 7

-The vapour this liquid produces is pleasant, nice thick plumes of vapour which carries the fragrance of the flavour beautifully.

Overall:  8