JC’s Summer Peach flavor.. nice e liquid

February 28, 2013 by  
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Wow, this is one that I just can’t wait to talk about.

As I opened the bottle of summer peach, from Johnson Creek, I was hit with a pleasing tobacco smell. I thought I would smell the peach, but instead, it just smells like a great tasting mild tobacco blend.  My nose did not pick up any smell of the peach flavor at all.  This lead me to think that it would be a disappointing flavor once I started vaping it.   Boy, was I wrong, and I am glad I was.

I put 4 drops into my atomizer to get it going, and took a few puffs. The peach flavor really stands out, with a bit of an apricot flavor coming through the back end.  That is a great combination.  I am not sure what happened to the tobacco flavor i can definitely smell when smelling the bottle, but this is one great tasting e-liquid for sure.   I don’t know about it making me feel like summer, since it is the end of February and about 32 degrees outside, but it sure lights up my taste buds.

One thing I noticed it is had a mild throat hit, and very little vapor production, but even with little vapor, it has great flavor.  That gives me mixed emotions on this one, because myself, and many others really enjoy a large vapor when we vape.  I think I will try putting a small amount into a vial and mixing with 20% VP and see if the vapor production comes out without watering down the flavor.  It is hard to say I am disappointing with this flavor due to the low amount of vapor, because the actual flavor is so delicious…  But it does leave me wanting for a nice thick vapor cloud.

I will add to this post once I try with 20% VG in just a bit.  Stick around and see how it goes.

Spiced Apple Cider, Another Johnson Creek Smoke Juice

February 27, 2013 by  
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As I open this bottle of smoke juice, I can smell a hint of apple and a different almost perfume type smell.  Not my favorite flavor to smell right out of the bottle, so let’s see how things go with the actual vaping on my electronic cigarette.

First off, that rainier cherry flavor isn’t completely gone yet, though I flushed it pretty good with pure PG.  I will come back to this review once I am on a clean atty so I can give a proper review of this flavor and not how the other one blended in.

OK..  now that I am starting out with a fresh atty, and I can give an honest opinion of this flavor, let’s get started.

This is the mildest flavor I have tried from JC so far.  The apple comes through fine, along with cinnamon, and perhaps a couple of other light but spicy flavors.  The tobacco hint is very mild, and gives it a good taste on the back end. It does have that cider flavor to it as well.  Over all, it is above fair on flavor, due to the complexity this must have been to create, but it is not going to be one of my top flavors by any means.

As far as vapor production…  it is extremely low.  Throat hit is pretty mild too.  However, I dial up the voltage to 4.2 volts, and I do get a modest light vapor, and a ton of throat hit.  The vapor for most people I think will be more than disappointing.  It sure is for me.

When I put an e-liquid in my electric cigarette, I expect to see a good amount of vapor. This spiced apple cider just did not deliver for me.

My wife likes the flavor, but it didn’t strike her as a winner either.

I think I will finish these last 3 drops from my atty, and clean it out.  I want to try the summer peach flavor next, so look forward to that review after I eat dinner tonight.  I have been saving that for then, because I read a lot of good reviews about it on the JC website.

To sum it up – smells funky in the bottle, but the aroma when your vaping it, is delicious – Has a nice flavor – produces extremely little vapor –  over all not satisfying.

Maybe a more VG addition will help it out, or an all VG version of it, to give it that vapor boost it so desperately needs.

Hey, I know how it would be good..  for those that want to vape say maybe in a movie theater, or some place they do not want to be noticed so much, this would be a good choice.  Just not my cup of tea, as they say.




Rainier… from Johnson Smoke Juice

February 27, 2013 by  
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Well, the name of this one gives you no clue as to what it will be.  Thankfully, they let you know on their site, that it is one of two  cherry flavors that they carry.  As I opened the bottle of e-liquid, I could smell the cherry flavor already.  Once opened, I took a light whiff…

Smells just like cherry cough drops. I thought, that it wouldn’t be very good at all.  So, I put a few drops into my corsair atty, and vaped it to give it a try.  I  could definitely taste the cherry right off the bat. Not smack you in the face strong, but it was there with a pretty bold cherry flavor.  One thing I noticed from the first puff, was how strong the vapor production is.  More so than with any other flavors I have tried yet.  This is a strong and mild flavor at once… kinda hard to explain.

I didn’t notice much throat hit right off the bat, so I turned up my ego twist a bit more, and there it was.  With more vapor too…  it made my electronic cigarette look like a smoke machine.

I am not sure why I read so many people talking about a tobacco flavor in this.  There is no tobacco…  they must have been putting it into a carto that they had not cleaned out that had a tobacco flavor in it before.  I personally think this would be a good flavor to add to some tobacco flavors that I don’t care for, so I will hold onto it for that, as they come up and see how it does.

It is not one of my favorites, and clearly not an all day vape for me, but it is OK.   It does have good flavor without being harsh, and a small but noticeable throat hit – more so, if you can dial up your voltage a bit.  But it has that cherry cough syrup flavor, that you either love or don’t.

I will try their black cherry and see if it is more to my liking.  But for vapor production alone… this has the most vapor I have seen on any flavor yet.

It is not going to be easy to flush this flavor out of my atty without putting in a new wick…  I have more flavors I want to get to, for you today.  I will probably have to flush my e-cig with some pure pg that I have to get it to be tasteless again, then try a new flavor.

Another good flavor of e-liquid from JC, Autumn Crisp

February 27, 2013 by  
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This morning I am trying out another flavor of Johnson Creeks smoke juice.  Autumn Crisp.

I am not sure if I will get to any other flavors today, like I planned.  I probably will…  This stuff is amazingly good and a deceptively addictive flavor.  I may vape this one all day.   To say it is good is a bit of an understatement.  It is very, very good.

This is a PG based e-liquid, or smoke juice as they call it.  I think that makes it a 50/5- blend of PG/VG, with them.  You can taste this one real well when you first fire up your atty, and it tastes just like a granny smith apple with caramel on it.  Or like one of those high flavored  caramel apple suckers you find every once in a while.    It is really good if you like caramel apples.

In fairness, I did this on my corsair atty on an ego twist battery.  I do notice that if you dial the voltage up too much, you will get a burnt taste.  And with as much caramel flavor as it hits you with, I wonder if vaping all day would start to caramelize on the atty. But it’s so tasty that it doesn’t matter.

This stuff even smells good when you open the bottle.  That is only the second one I have had that does that.

The vapor production is pretty good. About average I guess, and the throat hit is very mild.  This is more of a smooth tasty vape than something someone would look for if they like a lot of throat hit.  Even when dialing up the voltage on my twist, it heated the vapor more but didn’t increase the hit until I smoked it dry and got one of those NASTY DRY HITS !!!  Argh…  I hate it when I do that to myself.

Well, dry hits aside,,, this may not be an all day vape for me, but it sure makes a nice one to vape from time to time.  I bet it would be great for an after dinner vape.   After vaping this autumn crisp for an hour or so, I am ready to try some other flavors, so your in luck, and I will get up some other reviews today.  However, I may try this again after lunch or dinner and see how it is for an after meal flavor.

Johnson Creek Tennessee Cured 100% VG Smoke Juice

February 26, 2013 by  
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Wow, I am vaping a lot of these new flavors today, and can’t wait to put up my reviews.  I also tried the Tennessee Cured smoke juice from Johnson Creek in the VG only (Red Oak) line of flavors.

It is a lot like the 50/50 blend but has some noticeable differences.  It is only fair that I review them each separately because there is a difference in the two that is worthy of separating.

I am reviewing the Johnson Creek Red Oak 100% VG in this review.

Looking at their web page for this flavor, I see it has the following: “rich and smoky tobacco flavor”…”hints of burnt caramel and vanilla that combine with a smooth, mesquite vapor”.  It is a real nice combination of flavors, for sure.

Personally, I would say they hit this one out of the park!  It is quite a bit better than it’s pg/vg counterpart.   I can taste all the flavors they mentioned, and it is a bit sweeter.  It is a real nice, good strong tobacco flavor, with great undertones too.  I think I prefer this one over the pg/vg version because it is a little sweeter – not much, but just enough to smooth things out better.

Vaping this is like walking into a fine tobacco store and just inhaling the essence of the room, just like the PG/VG version, but a softer tone to it.  I could vape this all day, and love it – and I think I will vape it the rest of this evening, just to make sure I am correct on that.

One thing that I noticed was this does not have that medicine kinda flavor/smell, that the other version has at times.  This one is very consistent, and really  good tasting.

It has a good non harsh throat hit, and the tobacco flavor is solid.  It produces a good solid amount of vapor too. A bit more vapor I think, than the PG/VG version.

I am dripping into a MOV Corsair dripping atty at 4 volts.  I chose the corsair, because I like more air flow than any of the other tips seem to offer that I have found, and this one is adjustable to my liking.

This Johnson Creek Tennessee Cured all VG flavor is one you should ad to your list of flavors to sample. If your like me, you may find that you like it better than the 50/50 pg/vg blend.   I am really glad they made this both ways though, because I am sure there are plenty of people that do not want that slight added sweetness in it.  However, I think that makes this flavor even better than the original.

It just might become your daily vape, over the pg/vg version.

I think I like it more for sure, and most of what I vape is 50/50 blend.

After trying this one, I think I plan to sample more and more VG only flavors to see what else I may find that is good.

Vape on,

Tim L

Johnson Creek Tennesee Cured PG/VG

February 26, 2013 by  
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Today I also tried the Tennessee Cured smoke juice from Johnson Creek.  I got both the original PG/VG blend, and the VG only (Red Oak)

It is only fair that I review them each separately because there is a difference in the two.

I am reviewing the Johnson Creek Original in this review.

Looking at their web page for this flavor, I see it has the following: “rich and smoky tobacco flavor”…”hints of burnt caramel and vanilla that combine with a smooth, mesquite vapor”.

Personally, I would say they hit this one nose.  I can taste all the flavors they mentioned. Some more of a hint than a full flavor, but that is one of the things that makes it real nice.  It is a good strong tobacco, with plenty of great undertones to boot.  It is the most cigarette tasting flavor I have found yet.  However, like anyone that vapes will tell you…  you are not going to find something that tastes just like a real cigarette.  And that is a good thing, because all of the flavors I have tried so far are much better than a real cig.

Vaping this one is like walking into a fine tobacco store and just inhaling the essence of the room.  It isn’t a cigar smell, or a pipe smell, but a blend of great tobacco flavors.  I could vape this all day, and love it each time, except for the smell of the vapor at times seems to have a slight medicine or chemically taste and smell to it.  In it’s defense, that could be due to having the Island flavor in just before, but I have dripped 5 times and each time there is a lot of juice in the bowl, I get this added aroma that I don’t care for.   Once I get it heated up and going, it looses that funky taste, and gets into the real nice flavor of this juice.

It has a good throat hit, but on the mild side, and the tobacco flavor is solid.  It produces a good solid amount of vapor too.

I am dripping into a MOV Corsair dripping atty, so I can change flavors as I wish.  I chose the corsair, because I like more air flow than any of the other tips seem to offer that I have found, and this one is adjustable to my liking.

This Johnson Creek Tennessee Cured flavor is one you should ad to your list of flavors to sample, and quite possibly be one you will keep coming back to for years to come.

It just might become your daily vape. I am really having a good time vaping this in my electronic cigarette.

Happy Vaping,

Tim L


Johnson Creek Island Flavor smoke juice

February 26, 2013 by  
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Johnson Creeks Island flavor.

Ok, today I am writing a quick review on the Island flavor from Johnson Creek Smoke Juice.  This is one that I was not sure about at all.  I mean there was not much of a flavor description on their website, but I thought what the heck, and ordered a sample, along with 9 other samples.

All I can say is WOW..  so far, this is my favorite flavor.  There is no tobacco flavor in it that I can tell.  They say there is a little in it.. All I know for sure, it is a real good.   It has a nice pineapple and coconut with some rum hints, and then some caramel laced tobacco flavor too.  Now I can taste the caramel for sure.   It starts out with a pineapple and coconut flavor as you take it in, then slowly you notice the other flavors coming to you as well.  It is one that I find to be real good.  My wife didn’t even think I would like it.  Glad I didn’t listen to her before I tried it.

This is the first all VG flavor I have tried.  It is definitely not going to be the last, because of how smooth this flavor is.  As I begin to make my own flavors, I will try some VG blends of each to see how they fair, compared to their pg/vg counterparts.  And that is all thanks to how flavorful this Island flavor is.  I didn’t think a VG only e-liquid could carry the flavor this well, but I am very pleasantly surprised.

As far as throat hit goes.. it is very smooth and mild.  I turn up my ego twist to 4 or 4.2 volts to get a decent hit. It seems to make a bit of a flavor enhancement as well.  Like their site says, if you like pina coladas, you will love this…  Well, I never had a pina colada, and I love it anyways.  It is definitely one of my favorite flavors to date.

If your not sure about it, give it a try with a sample like I did.  It is only 5 mils,  and if you get 5 samples, it even costs less than the $3.95 single price, and you get a round tin that they come in.   Oh, also, they come in a glass bottle, with a chile proof lid, and a separate dropper top that is also child proof.   It looks like Johnson creek takes the extra step as far as packaging and product care goes.

Give them a try if your looking for some quality flavors. I will review the other 9 flavors I received as well.

My Electronic Cigarette Review

February 20, 2013 by  
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Ok, here goes my review on electronic cigarettes and vaping.  I am sure you could pull up thousands of reviews if you search on line.  That may be how you found my site.  Well, I will let you know what I think about them after doing the on going research that I also do from time to time, and with how well they have worked for me, to move away from smoking, and working towards my zero nicotine goal.

I started out like most people. I  was a smoker of 20+ years.  I have tried countless times to quit smoking for health reasons, and because of the cost.  Now, to put that into prospective – I said I would stop smoking if they ever cost more than $1 a pack…  damn, that was a long, long time ago.

I wondered if the electronic cigarette could offer a realistic smoking experience?  Of course, this is one of the first thoughts that came to my mind when I first heard about e-cigarettes and no doubt you’re also wondering “how close to the real thing can it be?”

I’d like to share my electronic cigarette usage review with you in the hopes of giving you a better understanding of what to expect if you decide to give them a try.

Some smokers enjoy their cigarettes. At least they say they do.  I smoked for an awful long time, and I can’t remember actually enjoying them after they had me hooked. The first few, ok, they were, but after that, I was just feeding the craving. For many smokers, like me, it was a love hate relationship.   If you smoke then you know what I’m talking about. You know how bad it is for you, but you enjoy the sensation, and the actual ritual of smoking. Or at the least, that is what you trained your body to think.  That’s why the nicotine delivery alternatives like gum and the patch just can’t cut it… they don’t simulate the actual smoking experience and I go nuts trying to quit.

This is where the e-cig comes in.  It claims to replicate a real smoking experience, but without the same health risks and other drawbacks of smoking tobacco cigarettes.  And you know what? For me, it is doing a pretty good job at doing it.  It isn’t exactly the same, but the similarities are close enough to satisfy me.  The weight of the e-cig is the first thing you notice that is different. It took a while to get used to, but I did in time.

I have to admit, I was pleasantly surprised with how it tasted and felt like smoking a regular tobacco cigarette.  From the first try, i could see how this could be the ticket to both saving a lot of money, and getting off of cigarettes for good.

The sensation of the vapor is incredibly similar to real cigarette smoke. The vapor has a warmth to it, depending on your atomizer, and it feels a lot like real smoke when you inhale. A bit milder though. You also get that immediate nicotine sensation which is satisfying.

The taste was a lot like tobacco but not exactly. It was a bit smoother and cleaner tasting and I found myself actually preferring the flavor. I understand that other flavors are available like menthol, vanilla, fruit, etc., but I didn’t try any of those for quite a while.  Then my taste buds became clearer and I did find that I enjoy a lot of different flavors and now I don’t vape much of the tobacco flavors at all.

When you blow out the vapor you see a cloud that looks exactly like smoke but without the lingering smell.  As a matter of fact the vapor is nearly odorless and the cloud (which is just vapor) quickly disappears without a trace.  Some of the e-liquids do leave a good smell in the air, but most have no smell at all.  The fact that my breath, hands, hair and clothes don’t stink is a big plus!

Another think I like is the price. A pack of cigarettes where I live is about $5. A single nicotine cartridge for most electronic cigarettes is around $1.5 to $2, and is the equivalent of about 30 cigarettes. However, I use refillable tanks, and buy my liquids in larger bottles so the savings is 10 fold.

If you’re an adult, addicted smoker, I highly recommend giving the electronic cigarette a try… you may find yourself changing the way you smoke forever.  Hey, it works for me, and it may work for you also.  You never know until you give them a try.

What is the Best Electronic Cigarette for you?

February 20, 2013 by  
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I don’t know.  I do know what has been working for me, and I know what I want out of vaping.  You will want something different, I am sure.  It seems there are as many likes and dislikes as there are different kinds of electronic cigarettes.

Well, most e-cigarette models basically work in the same way. In a nutshell, a battery powers an atomizer which vaporizes an e-liquid solution that is inhaled by the user.  The main differences are in overall quality, dependability, as well as special, extra features that may appeal to you depending on your personality and needs.  Everyone likes something for different reasons.  The best idea is to get to an electronic cigaret retail store, and try a few models for yourself.

Some features to think about when choosing the best electronic cigarette:

1. How it looks. The first thing you may consider is the overall look. Most manufacturers started out to make their e cigarettes to look like a real cigarette. The cartridge is brown to look like a filter, the battery is made to look like main body of a tobacco cigarette and the end will even glow red when you inhale to add to a more realistic smoking experience.  These models are great for seeing if you enjoy vaping.  Some people stay with them because they are small, but most will change to bigger batteries and longer lasting liquid carriers.

There are many different colors and designs to choose from, as well as a lot of different styles of e cigs.  There are even e-cigars and pipes that look quite realistic, and offer great vapor production.  You will notice the store owners generally walk around with a huge thing called a mod..  this is a huge battery that really makes vaping more enjoyable, but it is a lot more costly, and most new vapors will not want to start with something that big.

2. LED color choice. As mentioned above, the traditional look is a red LED on the tip that lights up when you take a drag. However, you can also choose a green or blue LED. What difference does it make? If your LED is red, you won’t get as much attention from other smokers because it looks so realistic. On the other hand, if the end lights up green or blue, then you will attract a lot more attention from curious smokers that see the end of your ecig. This could be good or bad depending on how you feel about talking to people when they ask you about them.  Do you like to remain more anonymous, or do you enjoy talking, and answering a few questions from people you may not know?

3. Vapor production. How much vapor you’re able to get on one puff is a big deal for most smokers. Generally speaking, the more volume, equals a more satisfying and realistic vaping experience.  Even if the same nicotine volume is present, a smaller vapor production will make a smoker feel like he/she, is not getting what they are looking for.

4. The Atomizer. The atomizer is what vaporizes the e-liquid, and contributes greatly to overall vapor volume. A dirty, or clogged atomizer will not perform well.  The most common problem is a clogged atomizer.  You may want one that is easy to clean, or even rebuildable.  However, you may want to consider a two-piece model where the nicotine cartridge and atomizer are one unit. Every time you change your cartridge you also get a fresh atomizer.  This is usually the choice for people that are just too busy, or do not want to spend the time to do the required maintenance.

5. Life of the battery.  Are you are going to use your e-cigarette a lot throughout the day?  If so, you want to make sure your battery has battery life that will last for a whole day like an ego 1100 amh, or even something larger.  You may also want to consider a car charger or pass through device,  if you’re on the road a lot and don’t want to drain your battery when away.

6. Oh, all the flavors.  Where do you start – how do you choose what will work for you.   Do you want the traditional flavor of tobacco, or menthol tobacco? Many companies also offer you the choice of experimenting with a ton of flavors like, vanilla, chocolate, coffee or fruit flavors. There are well over 100 flavors to choose from.  Most people start with a tobacco flavor, then later start checking out other flavors.   Most stores will have samples you can test on the spot, to see if you like it.

7. Nicotine levels.  E-liquids come in several different nicotine strengths: High, medium, low and zero nicotine. Some stores will let you tell them your nic level to put in, if they make their own liquids.  If you are trying to get away from nicotine, it is easy to get a lower amount when you are ready to go lower.

Now that you know what to look for, with a little bit of  hands on research, you should be able to find the best electronic cigarette that fits your personality and needs.  Don’t make the mistake of buying the cheapest electronic cigarette you find, or the first one you see…  I have found that it’s worth it to spend a few extra dollars to get a device that gives you the most realistic smoking experience, without the mechanical problems found in many of the cheaper models.  It is not always the case, but generally from what I found, it is the norm.

I hope this helps point you in the right direction.

What is an Electronic Cigarette?

February 20, 2013 by  
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A few years back, I heard of electric cigarettes, and had no idea what they were, or where to find one.  I heard that you smoke them, but there was no smoke… It had me confused, and curious at the same time. When I first heard about the electronic cigarette, my first reaction was that this is most likely a novelty item that wasn’t to be taken seriously.

Just this last year though, I finally found what it was all about.  There were no stores selling them until recently, so there was just no information out there to be had. From what I have seen though, I am glad I didn’t find them back then.  They were shotty, and at best a poor excuse for what they were supposed to be.   They have had a few years to develop a much better product before I found them, and for that, I am glad.

Since that time, several years ago,,,  I continued smoking regular cigarettes, even though I tried to quit, I don’t know how many times, over the last 15 years.  Then, I developed a heart problem, and had to have a quadruple bypass.  The doc said I had to quit, or I would be back in a couple of years.  I didn’t want no part of doing that all again.  It is the most pain you could ever imagine…

After I healed up for 3 months or so,  I started smoking again.  Bad idea…  I didn’t want to, I just did.  I started looking for alternatives again, and finally found a egig shop in a flea market that we go to. This is where I learned about them, and got started into vaping.

Here is the scoop on them, for those of you that don’t know yet.

The e-cig is a battery powered device that is supposed to look and feel like a real cigarette.  However, the first thing we noticed it that even the small ones are much heavier than a real cigarette.  It takes time getting used to that.  The first ones we tried did look like a real cigarette, but the batteries only lasted a couple of hours, and we always had to have spares on the charger.  We upgraded…

The main type that is used by people once they get past the point of using the disposable types, or the lower cost ones that look like them, is the EGo battery and a clearamizer, or a tank which holds enough liquid to vape for hours, and the battery lasts most of the day.

This comes in two or 3 parts, depending on which type you get.  The basic parts are:

1. Battery
2. Atomizer
3. Cartridge or tank, or clearamizer.  NOTE: This part is your choice, and you find find yourself changing between one type and another to find the one that you really like.  There are a lot of different types from the basic disposables, to the reusable, and then the more advanced rebuildable ones. .

I will  go over what each component does:

1. Atomizer. This heats up and vaporizes a mixture of e-liquid, with or without nicotine. The sensation of inhaling this vapor is very similar to real cigarette smoke but without the same health risks.  It even has a warm feel to it which adds to a realistic experience. The vapor produces a cloud that looks like smoke but is actually just a vapor mist that quickly disappears. Not to mention, that the mist smells good, if it has any smell at all, and not at all like a regular cigarette stink.

2. Battery. A rechargeable battery that powers the atomizer.  You can get different sizes of these batteries, so you can get one that will last you all day, with one battery.   It is shaped to look like the body of a real cigarette, except they are about the size of a small cigar. The lifespan of batteries varies from model to model, but most of them say you will get 300 to 400 recharges with them.   I use an Ego twist, that allows me to twist the bottom and change the voltage wich lets me tweak the way the flavor tastes.  It lasts all day, from about 7 am until about 11 pm. most of the time.

3. Cartridge.   The cartridges are made out of plastic and have a section that holds e-liquid.  They look similar to a real cigarette butt.  The clearomizer is typicly about 2.5 to 3 inches long, and had a glass or plastic cover so you can see how much liquid is in it, and holds a lot more than a cartridge. A tank came out as holding more liquid than a cartridge, but had no polly fill, and was just like a mouthpiece that had the liquid in it.  Now there are other tanks that are bigger than a clearomizer and are called cartomizers.

4. E-Liquid.    The E-liquid, or smoke juice, is what you put in the above items to produce the vapor you want.  You pick the flavor and nicotine level you want. E liquid has very few ingredients… made up of a water, vegetable glycerin, propoline glycol, and flavoring, and nicotine if you choose.    Different nicotine strengths are available in high (24 milligrams), low(less than 8 milligrams), or medium about 12 milligrams).  These numbers vary from the different manufacturers.  Most manufacturers also offer a variety of flavors ranging from traditional tobacco flavor, menthol, vanilla, chocolate and fruit flavors, drink flavors, deserts, like blueberry cheesecake, and tons of other flavors…  many of them are quite tasty.  And no doubt a lot better tasting than a real cigarette ever was.

The electronic cigarette seems surprisingly similar to a regular tobacco cigarette, but without most of the same health risks. There is no lingering offensive odor. No second hand smoke to float around and get all over everything.  Vaping is also a lot less costly than tobacco cigarettes. This combined with the fact that you can use it almost anywhere makes vaping,  a sensible, healthier alternative, one that is definitely worth considering.   Remember though, that if you have nicotine in your system, your blood pressure and flow is still affected.  The best part is, you can decrease that amount over time, like I have been doing.

One of the best things about it that I have found, is that when you vape, you do not smell like a dirty ashtray.  You don’t get that stink, that people can smell 5 feet away.  I know I didn’t realize how much you could smell it, until I started vaping, and realized I could tell when someone at the checkout line in the store had a smoke before they came shopping…  Not to mention, I can vape in my house and don’t have to worry about that brown nicotine stain all over the walls and cloths.

As far as me vaping with nicotine with my heart issues –  I can feel it if I have too much nicotine, and over time, I have been able to realize some great physical health benefits that have come back over the many months I have been away from real cigarettes.  My blood pressure is better.  I feel like I have more energy a lot more than I did before.  I can taste and smell better.  And most of all, I know I will get myself off of nicotine entirely before too much longer.  I couldn’t do that with any other things I used to try to get away from cigarettes.

Note, your mileage will vary.  Everyone is different. It may work for you, and it may not.  It is working for me, but didn’t work for my wife. She gave up after a couple of months. Hopefully, she will find the electronic cigarette that gives her the satisfaction she is looking for, and will give it another try soon.