Pink Vaper has already covered Highbrow’s caramel flavor, you can read the review here. As you can see she didn’t hold back any praise for the quality of the flavor. I totally agree with her, it’s up there with some of the best caramel flavors I’ve vaped. So here we have their caramel (which we know is excellent) and with it they’ve created caramel cake. For the review I’m using the iClear 30 (wicks replaced with cotton) with a 2.2 ohm coil head on the iTaste MVP 2.0. Nicotine strength is at 12mg and it’s a 70PG/30VG mix.
Flavor and Taste
Highbrow state that it’s a subtle all day vape, I disagree though, it’s strong, rich and very pungent. Initially I did vape it all day but the longer I’ve had it, the less inclined I am to vape it, I may have over done it and vaped too much, when I first got it I couldn’t put my e-cig down. I’m now using it sparingly to mix in with some light tobacco flavors to sweeten them up.
The caramel is exactly as described by Pink Vaper. Moorish, rich and creamy, it’s the same in caramel cake only with a rich and powerful vanilla, with a sort of brown sugar twist. The result is a very rich and smooth caramel cake vape. It really does remind you of biting through the rich and smooth layers of sponge and caramel cream icing. The combination of flavors produces a dark coffee like aroma on the exhale. It’s very rich and not exactly a subtle vape, as described by Highbrow. It’s however the very essence of the word delectable. If you’re crazy about caramel flavors, I can’t recommend both variations enough. I’d be very surprised if any caramel vapers find either flavor disappointing.
I had an interesting result vaping it on both the iClear 30 and 30s, I much prefer the taste on the 30 with this juice, it just goes to show how taste and indeed devices can be so subjective when it comes to eliquid.
It’s a velvety vape that has little to no throat hit. Sometimes I like a kick so I tested it out with a 1.8ohm coil head, it still remains mild but you’ll get a slight kick with LR coils. You also have the option of increasing PG and nicotine levels for a stronger throat hit.
It’s a 70/30 base mix so you can expect nice plumes of vapor. The Vapor itself has a strong odor and this is not a juice I’d advise for discrete vaping, you’ll be quickly sniffed out! The vapor lingers in the air and it’s pungent. You may as well bake up a caramel cake when you vape this indoors, the smell is equally as sweet and strong as the aromas you would expect to find in a bakery.
I had to replace and clean the coil head after 10-15ml, like a lot of caramel eliquids, it’s not very forgiving on coils. Coil heads get caramelized in very little time.
When I first tasted it, I couldn’t put my e-cig down, strangely enough since taking a break and coming back to the caramel cake, I can’t say I have the same level of affection for it as I originally did, it’s like I now find it almost too rich and too strong in flavor. I’ve already polished off one 30ml bottle and i ordered another. Once it’s finished I don’t think I’ll be ordering more again, my taste buds have tapped out on caramel it seems. I suppose if I ate two caramel cakes over the course of a week I’d probably feel the same about eating more of that too.
If you love rich caramel, vanilla and brown sugary desert vapes, then you should definitely investigate either Highbrow’s caramel, or caramel cake. Judging by flavor levels I’ve noted in a few Highbrow juices, I’m of the opinion that perhaps they could tone down flavoring levels. I see many of their descriptions stating x and y flavor is subtle, but this is not a word I would associate with any of the flavors I’ve vaped, yet the description of each juice states this, I don’t think it’s an entirely accurate reflection of the product.