- Created: 04 May 2011
Just as I was on the verge of running out of review juice, the floodgates opened and I have a lot of juice in the queue.
One juice I had been eyeing for a long time is the subject of today's Lab study. Coffin Nail from DFWvapor. I ordered attys from them last fall, and saw that they had a small line of US made juice, and now I'm finally getting around to it.
Coffin Nail is described: All the great taste of burning leaf tobacco minus the cancer. This liquid tastes like burning tobacco. Not the best taste in my opinion but still it mimics the taste smokers are use to.
Yes, thank you, I love the taste of cancer. Is this where the line forms? Most tobacco vapes capture more of the grassy, unburned essence of the leaf, and the opportunity to vape a juice that attempts to recreate the smoky body of burning tobacco is appealing. So far Vermont Vapor's Smoke is the only one I've vaped outside my own creations, and it was a rather successful attempt at that, winning a Vapenstein It's Alive! Award.
So let's get to The Lab for some guilt-free hot boxing. I will be vaping this 24mg 70PG/30VG juice at 3.7v on my Silver Bullet with a 1.7 ohm SLB atty.
The nose of this juice is almost smoky, but not quite. It's strange and dry, and you smell it and almost go "smoke" but then your brain goes "no, this isn't quite right". It isn't a bad aroma by any means, it's just a little off target. The effect though is you're expecting burning tobacco, and now you're confused because the scent is telling you something else.
The flavor on inhale doesn't give any impression of tobacco or of smoke. I do not know what this water-clear juice is flavored with. I've been racking my brain for the last week to pin it down. The predominant flavor here is acidic and citrus-y. Not as defined as the citrus element in Mister E tobaccos. It's a very strange, but not disgusting flavor profile. It just isn't anywhere near tobacco or smoke. Throat hit is very good to excellent.
The flavor on exhale is less pronounced with an acidic tang on the finish. The great throat hit distracts you so the exhale flavors aren't as defined until the end. There is a dry, grainy quality along with the acidic quality, but it doesn't quite make it to ash tray. I doubt very much that any tobacco went into this. Vapor production is slightly above average for a PG blend.
I didn't run to the bathroom to brush my teeth, but DFWvapor Coffin Nail sure wasn't the party I thought I showed up for. This strange juice performs well, but misses the mark.