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Experienced Highbrow thoughts?

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  1. XfooYen

    XfooYen Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 11, 2012
    Some of the juice at Highbrow is wonderful. Loving the Belgian Waffle. I also like the Cinnamon, French Pipe, RY4, Tabac Du Perique. Dark Chocolate is OK. Cappuccino Diablo is OK. Mocha Hazelnut Cream is OK. I haven't had a fruit flavor from them I really liked and I don't have the patience to steep longer than a few days. I'm feeling like I should like these more than I actually do. The Malt flavor seems just nasty...I can't put my finger on it...just nasty. Anyone else have experience with Highbrow flavors and how they change/steep over time? I'd like to know your thoughts and suggestions. Go.
  2. eagarcia123

    eagarcia123 Super Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 12, 2012
    los angeles ca
    all I can say about highbrow is that it needs steeping.... lots of steeping
  3. NetteG

    NetteG Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 22, 2012
    I just got 5 flavors from HighBrow, all 100% VG, all made 23 October got them on 26 October

    Apricot -vaping this right now, definitely light and airy, very fruity, does taste like a ripe apricot. I would almost double the flavor of this and add it to a tobacco vape, but seems fairly decent on it's own too. Throat hit to me is lighter too, but I like a decent throat hit in something like Ave's Bobas Bounty and/or Johnson Creek's Tennessee Cured

    Limoncello - Definitely Lemon there, this one actually might do better to steep over some time. Good vapor on this one, but again, I won't say much there because it's VG. I could get used to this one for something a little different ... got a bit of a sweet taste to it at exhale. Throat hit is about the same as the apricot.

    HighBrowBacco Exotic - Personally, I did not like this one at all. I could taste light hints of tobacco, but it was overwhelming with maybe a lemongrass flavoring or some other citrus. Decent throat hit, but I would have preferred the other flavorings to be more under the tobacco instead of all over the top of it masking a good thing.

    Buttered Rum and Then Some - VERY light on the flavoring when ordering as is, light on the throat hit as well unless I take a good long drag then the throat hit is a bit better. I would go at least double flavoring if I ordered this again and maybe some extra throat hit. I like it though, you can taste the buttery rum flavors both inhale on the tongue and on exhale as well. I would order again, just customize it. :)

    Hazelnut Cream - This is MY FAVORITE of all I ordered and bigger bottles WILL be in my future. I personally like this one right out the gate, no extras ... decent amount of throat hit, great vapor, taste is AWESOME ... I can almost taste the cream added to the hazelnuts. I would compare this to a good hazelnut liqueur ... really smooth and creamy with just a touch of bite that sticks with you on exhale. Mmmmm good! I can only imagine if this one steeped it would probably be even better.

    I am looking to put in another order and maybe do some customizing. I think HighBrow is onto something with the customizations, next best thing to making it yourself essentially ... Just my opinion, of course. I want to try some of the other tobaccos and will have to check out the waffle as well, and looking at the macaroon just because it sounds interesting. I understand everyone's taste is different, but I think HighBrow is one of the better vendors I've tried. :)

  4. XfooYen

    XfooYen Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 11, 2012
    Thanks for the input, NetteG. 100% VG is certainly a different breed altogether when it comes to flavor and TH, but your opinion is valued. I'm also curious what others have found in their experience with Highbrow in the 50/50-80/20 range. Anyone?
  5. xplumberx

    xplumberx Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 1, 2012
    So. Cal
    I have there Strawberry Lemonade and Cappaccino Diablo... 60vg/40pg the Strawberry lemonade is ok... a bit soapy tasting... Cappaccino Diablo... kinda on the strong flavoring side but I do like it.
  6. fatcharlie

    fatcharlie Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 27, 2012
    prospect heights, IL
    I've found that their flavors don't need any steeping at all, or at least the flavors I enjoy: Blueberry, Cheesecake Torte, Tiramisu, and Creme Brulee. The flavors I didn't like, Caramel, Belgian Waffle, RY4, and Buttered Rum and then some, no amount of steeping improved their flavor.
  7. Tibby

    Tibby Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 10, 2012
    Oakley, Ca.
    Got Highbrow RY4 from a middle man vendor and it was steeped for the past 4 months and I tried to like it. It now makes me ill when I smell it.
  8. *RJ*

    *RJ* Guest

    I vape Highbrow's out of the mailbox. I like to drip the tobaccos, but the other flavors are great in a tank. My favs are the cigar, french pipe, exotic blend, RY4, and cappuccino diablo with extra cream. I've tried 14 of their flavors and have had multiple reorders of their tobaccos and a large order of their cappuccino diablo. I always get 100% VG with extra flavor in every juice...always. They have a very realistic coconut. Orange de Sangre reminds me of Tang. Strawberry lemonade is tangy which I love. I don't think I've ever had a flavor from them I've disliked. My day isn't complete until I vape cigar and french pipe. I plan on ordering more when I unlock the credit card from its constraints. :laugh:
  9. Reveen

    Reveen Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 20, 2011
    South Dakota
    I've had Peach Thymbra, Limoncello, Orange de Sangre, and RY4.

    Not a huge fan of artificial peach flavor, so I gave that one away.

    RY4 has much more of a tobacco flavor than other RY4's I've had (its really good!)

    Limoncello is amazing and I love the sweetness.

    Orange de Sangre knocked my socks off with tasty "Tang" flavor, but I noticed it will kill my cartos 2x faster than any other juice I use. After a day or two in the tank, the juice becomes very dark and doesn't even look like the original juice I put in. Love the taste/vapor but I use it sparingly because it will eat up my cartos quickly.
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