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[26 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 51,554 views]
Tangiers Lucid Blue Gum Ball review

Two puffs into a session and you will find yourself reminiscing about times when you were a kid sitting pool side with a fist full of blue Sour Punch Straws and a can of Surge. The flavor is almost identical to those flavor packed tubes of punchy sour goodness. Being that this is a washed tobacco that contains little nicotine, this is another tobacco that should be in everyone’s stash.

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[19 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 131,511 views]
Tangiers: Instant Acclimation Is All In The Wrist

There is a new technique that, so far, has been proven (by myself and others) to instantly acclimate Tangiers Noir Tobacco. Before removing the tobacco from the sealed bag, massage the bag for 4-5 minutes. This completely mixes the tobacco in its “California” climate controlled bag. Then, empty the tobacco in to your shallow air tight container, and let…

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[22 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 23,845 views]
Hookahfina Electric Lotus Review

Electric Lotus should be renamed Little Girl’s first perfume. If you could take the drip tray from a Slushy machine and pour it over some tobacco and then sprinkle it with sugar and pollen… you would have this stuff. The flavor is as vague as the name is. There is a noticeable generic “flower” flavor but other than that there are no distinguishable fruits or spices in this flavor.

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[21 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 4,968 views]
Tangiers Noir Grapefruit Review

The flavor is light, airy, and easy to overheat. The grapefruit flavor is spot on to its name though; there is a nice citrus flavor backed with a bitter flavor that you would expect from an actual grapefruit. If the tobacco can be smoked successfully, it could be a very pleasant smoke on a hot, muggy day. Since the flavor is not heavy and thick, like you might expect from Tangiers, it might just become a summer smoke for the more experienced hookah enthusiasts.

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[14 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 5,074 views]
Social Smoke Ginger Bread

Gingerbread is somewhat true to its name. It does have a spicy ginger flavor, but it lacks the distinct sweetness of the cookie. That’s not to say it’s unpleasant. In fact, it’s quite nice. But it comes across as more of an almost tangy, spice flavor than a sweet Christmas-themed one.

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[23 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 6,607 views]
HookahJohn.com Revises Alien-Mini Phunnel Bowl

If you’re a fan of the original phunnel bowls, you will not be disappointed with this one. But keep in mind, because of subtle adjustments to the shape and design, as well as variations in craftsmanship, you might need to adjust your packing and foiling technique. So should you upgrade? Maybe. It’s going to be a matter of preference. If you find your current Alien Phunnel bowl wanting, you might find this updated version to be a mark improvement. But if you’re quite satisfied with your current Alien Phunnel bowl, you might want to wait until a drunken party guest knocks your bowl off the table.

Reviews, Tobacco, Tonic »

[13 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 14,565 views]
Tonic Kama Sutra

It’s a bit challenging to identify the flavors making up Kama Sutra. At the beginning of the draw, there is a bite, perhaps a sour sensation. On exhale, there’s a sweet watermelon flavor. There are also most likely some berry or fruit flavors mixed in as well, but they are indistinct.

Hookah-Hookah, Reviews, Tobacco »

[9 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 6,977 views]
Hookah-Hookah Ginger Ale

Ginger Ale is definitely similar to the real thing, but really not quite right. There is a distinct cola flavor present, and something a bit spicy, like ginger, but the over all flavor was more reminiscent of soft-drink sweetness than actual ginger ale.

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[3 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 7,365 views]
Tonic Virgin Strawberry

Virgin Strawberry doesn’t taste much like strawberries in a realistic sense. But in the world of artificial strawberry flavors, this one isn’t bad, but isn’t great either. This one is candy-sweet and In real world comparisons, Virgin Strawberry tastes quite a lot like those individually wrapped strawberry candies.

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[2 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 21,546 views]
Tonic Hitman

Tonic’s Hitman most likely intended to be an energy drink flavor—designed to taste like an energy drink. And it does, to some degree, but better. Who really likes the taste of energy drinks enough to taste it for an hour and a half? In actuality, it’s a well blended mixture of berries and fruit, likely strawberries and guava with some indistinct floral flavors throughout. Unlike some of the other ‘energy drink’ flavors on the market, Hitman has no mint flavors whatsoever.