Social Smoke Gumball
Cut & Composition
Social Smoke Gumball is a wet, but not dripping tobacco. It will leave your fingers good and slimy, but not sticky. There were a handful of small stems, only a few of which needed to be picked out to make packing easier.
Price & Quantities Available
- 100g – $10.95
- 250g – $20.95
- 1kg – $69.95
Social Smoke Gumball was reviewed after a several sessions using various hookahs and bowls. Most recently it was smoked from an Al Fakher Large Solid with a HJ Alien Mini phunnel bowl.
As is typical with Social Smoke tobacco, the flavor was available almost immediately and is a nearly perfect representation of the tobacco’s aroma. Within four to five pulls, the smoke was thick and dense. The tobacco and flavor was fairly resilient to heat and needed very little attention during smoking.
Gumball is just that—a gumball. The taste is remarkably similar to a real gumball. Very mild, sweet-mint taste makes it easy to smoke and doesn’t get too in your face. This flavor is simple and has no apparent undertones to speak of.
While I enjoyed Social Smoke’s Gumball, after several sessions I found myself asking, “who wants to taste a gumball for an hour and a half?” Now, that’s not to say this doesn’t make for a great change of pace, but it’s a far-cry from becoming a tobacco that I would feel the need to keep on my shelf at all times.
Who Should Try This Flavor
People with an aversion to strong flavors will find this one refreshing. The simplicity and mild sweet-mint will probably find acceptance with most audiences, though it’s hard to imagine it being anyone’s favorite. If you enjoy mint flavors and prefer your tobacco flavors to be more subtle, this one may be right on the money.