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Caramel DIY E-liquid Flavor Notes:
TFA Caramel Cappuccino:
Extremely potent. Authentic milky cappuccino with a sweet caramel. Tiny hints of skunk spray, raw meat and onion juice.
Tested 1 drop in 20ml. Flavour was still overpowering.
SC Caramel Cream Puff:
Very burnt. Like how burnt microwave popcorn smells. Bakery element more like FLV Crunch Cereal, which tastes like fried mushroom. No cream. Tested at 1%. Pretty potent.
Burnt. Like how burnt microwave caramel popcorn smells.
Tested at 1%. Pretty potent.
SC Caramel Mocha:
Like burnt popcorn. Skunky. Some sweet caramel and cocoa but are mostly hidden by off notes. Also an odd, sour bakery note, like a moldy biscuit. Nauseating.
Tested at 1%. Pretty potent.
SC Caramel Candy:
Burnt popcorn. Has some sweet caramel, but mostly burnt and has skunk spray note. Not sweet enough to be a candy.
WF Milk Caramel Candy:
Very milky, funky, nauseating. Has caramel or brown sugar note with rich, buttery, milky finish. But it’s covered by a barfy, blue cheese type off note. Caramel is light, not deep enough.
HC (Health Cabin) Caramel:
Brown sugar with cherry. Sharp, chemical edge. Plastic off note. Overly fruity. Very sweet. Folkart got cotton candy with some fruitiness.
CAP Caramel V2:
Maple with cherry. No plastic cherry off note. Odd cherry-like fruitiness. Not unpleasant, but strange.
HC (Health Cabin) Caramel Butter:
ID10-T thought it tasted like caramel and butter. But butter a bit artificial with a little sourness. Folkart got a buttery, sweet, light coconut. Very buttery with a slight caramel note. ID10-T tested at 2%. Folkart tested at 3%.
HC (Health Cabin) Salted Caramel:
Actually salty, like FLV Beer Nuts. But it mostly tastes like hot metal, like leaving a pan on the stove. Not very sweet. Doesn’t taste anything like caramel. Concentrate very dark in colour. Tested at 1%. Could have been too high?
MB Melty Caramel:
Not very melty, a bit dry and powdery up front. Creaminess on the finish. Nice darkness. ID10-T got butiric note, but hes he’s sensitive to it. Folkart got a plastic off note.
VT Caramel Mocha:
Caramel is great. Really rich, sweet, sticky. Not a lot of chocolate. Coffee had hint of skunky, burnt popcorn. Those not sensitive to coffee off notes may really enjoy this flavour.
Concentrate very dark in colour. Harsh, thin and astringent. Mostly just tastes burnt. A little bit of a liqueur note. Pretty sweet. No dairy. More like scorched sugar than caramel. Tested at 1%. Flavour was pretty light. Not particularly potent.
More smoked vanilla than caramel. Not very sweet. A lot of vanilla. Very smokey tasting. Pretty thin, a little astringent. Folkart got a bit of a sour milk note.
Maple syrup. Kind of thin, but has a little more body than FA Maple Syrup, although not as clean tasting as FA.
TFA Caramel Original:
Very rich, nice darkness, sweet. Rich caramel sauce with butter and cream, nice hint of vanilla. Tastes really good. Fairly prominent maple note, but maybe because 3% was too high? Tested at 3%
TFA Caramel Original DX:
Not as thick or rich as TFA Caramel Original. No butiric.
TFA Dulce de Leche:
Slight maple note, wouldn’t be an issue in a mix. Like caramel butter. Very buttery, creamy, rich. Definite dairy, milky, cream in the base. Fairly mild, light flavour overall Tested at 1.5%, 2%. Use around 1.5%. Gets plastic-y if used too high.
Delightfully mediocre. A little thin, not particularly rich. A little astringent. But has a pretty good caramel flavour. Needs cream or butter, something to thicken it.
Use around 5%.
CC ((Chefs Choice) formally Cupcake World) Salted Caramel:
Not salted. Thin, a bit dry. Lighter, like undercooked caramel. Pretty light in flavour. Not bold enough for use as a main note.
FW Caramel Candy:
Hard crack caramel candy. A slightly overcooked Werthers. Slight acrid, burnt sugar note and a little astringent. Can be used to darken up or sweeten other caramels as very sweet. Use up to around 2%. Pretty strong for FW.
TFA Caramel Candy:
Slight hint of odd woody spiciness. Isn’t as full as FW Caramel Candy. But isn’t overcooked like FW. Bright. Light in flavour. Some candy butteriness. Noticeable vanilla note.
Very useful. But not a great caramel. Halfway between a caramel and brown sugar. Buttery, whilst being thin. Dry, not very smooth. Pretty sweet.
Very authentic brown sugar. Thin. Very sweet. No off notes, besides not being caramel.
VT Salted Caramel:
Not salted but good. Very dark, without being burnt. Almost smokey. Very full, moderately rich. An almost creamy feel.
Folkart tested at 2%, then at 4%. Got even better at 4%, thicker.
VT Scorched Caramel:
Has a smokey, scorched sugar flavour. Sweet but dry dark caramel. Would be amazing in a tobacco mix. Would be perfect in a creme brulee for the slightly burnt, scorched sugar. Tested at 1% and 2%.
HS Caramel Toffee:
Very dark, similar level of darkness as VT Scorched Caramel. Really good, rich caramel note. A slight burnt flavour. Not very sweet.
Dark caramel on top of a cream. Some separation. Caramel a bit dry. The cream finish is sweet and smooth. Neutral cream, not particularly milky or buttery. Pretty tasty.
VT Creme Caramel:
Cream is quite thin. Caramel a little astringent, brown sugar off note. Very light, milky caramel. Not that rich. Not very sweet. Underwhelming.
Very nice caramel. Lovely richness. A little brown sugary. Nice dark sweetness. No sharp astringency. Not very nuanced. Good caramel to build around for a caramel main note.
WF Caramel Rice Crispy Treat:
Really delicious. Nice, sticky caramel. The rice crispy treat is subtle, comes across more as generic cereal or bakery. Mostly a sweet, buttery, caramel, marshmallow. Has a lot of depth.
WF Caramel Butter:
Nice, rich, light, milky caramel. Really delicious, sweet. Caramel is pretty light, slightly undercooked. But still rich. Definitely buttery. Not artificial, movie theatre butter.
SA Caramel Buerre:
Delicious. Lighter caramel, like WF Caramel Butter. Rich, buttery, decadent. A bit richer, deeper and a little darker than WF.
FW Salted Caramel:
Not salted. Rich, a little creamy and buttery. Not super thick. Smooth. Not that sweet. Versatile. Really nice mouthfeel. Tested up to 6%.