Extracted: Ep. 2.2 – Is Flavor and Aroma Really Subjective?

To listen press play What’s in this episode? In this episode we look at the science behind WHY we enjoy the flavors we do, and more importantly, why we don’t. Sources: How Do We Smell Why Do We Like Our Own Farts? Why Do We Have Two Nostrils? Why Smell is More Important Than You… Continue Reading

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Deep Steep

     Steeping is to DIY e-liquid mixing as Donald Trump is to bad press. The two are inseparable and there’s no getting away from it any time soon. One thing that’s great about commercial e-liquid is that the flavorings are already steeped for you (for the most part). The e-liquid within the bottles sit… Continue Reading

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Extracted Season 2 Returning Sep. 6th!

The Come Back Extracted has been one of my favorite projects that I started on DIYorDIEVaping.com. For those who are either new, or just haven’t heard of what Extracted is, it’s podcast I created where I host a show that… Continue Reading

Weed Stinks: The Aroma of Marijuana (THC/CBD Research)

Marijuana, the flower, stinks. It’s one of those very pungent, distinctive smells that permeate through any room no matter the amount of ziplock bags you try to contain it in. The aroma is dependent on the different types of strains marijuana can come in. And there are tons of them. With vaping, we know that… Continue Reading

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Working With CBD

I’m not very familiar with CBD. To be honest, I’m not very familiar with THC or marijuana these days either. Those who know my past know that I’m no stranger to drugs and I had an abusive relationship with marijuana for many years. But since getting clean, I’ve fell out of that world for almost… Continue Reading

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Making Brown Butter by Shyndo (DIY E-liquid Research)

Beginnings This is going to be an exploration into the process of chasing a flavor profile. Will we get there? That is up to you to decide. The path to nailing a recipe can be fraught with mistakes, missteps, vaper’s tongue, mental fatigue, and frustration. Overall I went through about eleven unique iterations of this… Continue Reading

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Flavor Ceilings

Working with a lot of clients, there seems to be one common theme that runs throughout ever eliquid company. And that is that they want an eliquid that is extremely concentrated, vivid, sweet, and will have a strong flavor no matter the device. The recipe must work in RDA’s, RTA’s, subtanks, ego’s, squonkers, everything. And… Continue Reading

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Beer Vapes by CheebaSteeba

BEER! I’m pretty sure all of us love beer… well maybe not all of us, but a lot of us! Have you ever had a beer vape? I’m sure the answer for most is no, but I actually have. The very first vape shop I ever visited was a store called Zikwid. The décor was… Continue Reading

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Seed Steeping – Results Pt. 2

This was one of the more difficult results to put into writing. There is indisputable evidence that there is a difference in flavor between “Seed Steeping” and traditional means, but quantifying and putting the results in writing has proven to be quite challenging. I wish there was a definitive answer on whether you should or… Continue Reading

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Seed Steeping – Research Pt. 1

During Live Mixing I was introduced to a steeping method called “Seed Steeping.” This was a technique I was unaware of before and immediately skeptical of. I’ve tried all of the other speed steeping methods before and have never really noticed any big or substantial changes in my eliquid, nor have they effectively given me… Continue Reading

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