DIY Flavoring Notes
LA Irish Cream:
NOT SAFE TO VAPE! Not water soluble. Tastes awful- sawdust and old fryer grease.
HS Irish Cream:
Not Irish cream. Like butter on an old piece of white chocolate. Very thick, heavy, buttery cream with little vanilla. Chalky. Slight sourness on the end.
CAP Irish Cream:
Not authentic. No whiskey or alcohol bite. Fluffy vanilla cream with waxy chocolate. A little chalky.
TFA Irish Cream:
Pretty good. When steeped with the lid off similar to their Kentucky Bourbon with their Bavarian Cream. If not steeped without lid has very strong alcohol note.
Tested at 3%
FLV Irish Cream:
Tasty but not authentic. Coffee most prominent note- dark roast. Coffee, chocolate milk with marshmallow. No booze. Really creamy. Complex for a SF. Good saturation.
Use around 1-2%.
FA Irish Cream:
Pretty good. Fairly authentic. Woody, boozy, whiskey type top notes. Soft, sweet cream base with a little vanilla- thick but a little dry. Touch of coffee and/or slightly bitter dark chocolate note.
Use under 3%- gets harsh and chalky. 1.5% full flavoured after steeping.
German Flavours Whiskey:
Whiskey is bad. Whiskey with enough ethyl maltol that it actually tastes like cotton candy. Chemical off note.
Main note is slightly rancid butter. Non alcoholic whiskey flavouring. No alcoholic bite.
INW Irish Coffee:
Also has strong butter note, although less prominent than INW Whiskey and less rancid. Non alcoholic whiskey flavouring, really sweet, no booze. No coffee. Thin.
Pretty authentic whiskey but tastes like dry dog food in the base.
Similar whiskey note to their Whiskey. Really sweet, candied version of a Red Hot. No heat. (31.07)
Does taste like whiskey. But a little mossy. Decent booze note but could be stronger. Earthiness that’s a bit too strong. Prominent fruity sweetness- apple juice and cherry?
OOO Bourbon Whiskey:
Has all the elements of a good bourbon- warm, boozy, sweet, smokey. But also extremely waxy.
MB JD Whiskey:
No booziness. Odd meaty off note on top- like ground beef. Pretty sweet whiskey flavour. Top heavy, finishes weak.
Tested at 3%. Steeped for 5-6 days.
Lacks smokiness of bourbon. More Irish or Canadian whiskey. Really smooth. Almost creamy mouthfeel. Very sweet. Oddly thick for a liquer. Very pleasant. No real alcohol bite, but bit of warmth.
Use around 2%. 3% strange wood off note & astringent.
Top Flavours of Each Category:
VT Scotch Whiskey:
Really cheap scotch. Overly mossy. Not as smokey or toasty as it should be. Good alcoholic kick. Not too sweet. Not very warm, almost cool.
PUR Tobacco Bourbon:
Doesn’t taste like tobacco or bourbon. Molasses or dark brown sugar with something like peanut butter with a little oak behind it. Really nice as a SF.
VT Irish Cream:
Authentic Irish cream. Actually boozy. Fairly thick, sweet cream. Very similar to FA Irish Cream, but slightly better. Slight coffee note on the finish.
Quite thin and top heavy. Oak note, but not charred. Sweetness is a touch fruity. But has a really great alcohol bite. Great for giving other flavours realistic booziness.
Lacks some sweetness of bourbon and booziness, although has some bite. Great charred, oak barrel flavour. Has some body and depth. Not unwelcome chocolate note.
TFA Kentucky Bourbon:
Very versatile. Can use to warm a mix up, cook fruits, as a bourbon/ whiskey. Not very authentic, but makes it versatile. Authentic sweetness. A little boozy. Like bourbon that has been cooked. (56.25)
INW says it’s a whiskey and Ameretto. Pretty good. More of a brandy. Nice booziness. Cherry/ almond note and sweetness that leans towards an Ameretto.