Here is my review criteria, let’s get to it!
Cost for 15ml: $7.99
Vendor description: Fresh Blueberry Waffles.
- 12mg/ml Nicotine
- 10ml bottle
- Dripped through an IGO-L on a Sigelei ZMAX v3 at 6.5-8w
Mixing Options: 15 points possible
Customization requires either an email or use of the “Notes” section of the order form. Rich (the owner) is very enthusiastic about custom orders.
Cost: 5 points possible
The value for the quality is amazing.
Packaging (shipping): 5 points possible
Packaging was secure and appropriate for the contents.
Packaging (bottle): 10 points possible
All bottles are black plastic (from what I understand this is changing, but slowly). Not childproof. The built in spout on the plastic bottles is terrible. Several users have reported that they have sprayed juice all over because the pour is so tight. The label is paper. The print on the labels wore to the point that they became difficult to read very quickly. No note of PG/VG mix on the bottle. No mix date on the bottle.
I would pay another $2 for a glass bottle with a tyvek label, that had all the relevant information on it.
Throat Hit: 5 points possible
As I would expect for a 50/50 mix this juice has a solid throat hit.
Taste (Before Curing): 5 points possible
Faint taste right out of the bottle, generically sweet, just a hint of chemically taste, not overpowering.
Requires Curing: 10 points possible
Pre cure taste is not outright bad, but there is something about it that I just wouldn’t want to vape.
Cure Time: 10 points possible
One day in my car in the hot sun (bottles not in direct sunlight) and the flavor profile on this juice changed radically.
Taste (After Curing): 25 points possible
Blueberry? Check. Waffles? Check. What caught me by surprise was the touch of maple syrup and just a hint of cinnamon.
This makes an amazing breakfast vape. Add a cup of coffee to the equation? Fugettaboutit.
Vapor Production: 5 points possible
Vapor production is consistent and good.
Tank Cracker: 5 points possible
Not a tank cracker.
Preliminary Score: 89/100
The bottle packaging really hit this one hard, which I feel really bad about, because I absolutely love this juice.
Bonus Points: 7 points possible
Free sample has come with every order I have made. Rich likes to keep his customers happy, if you request something specific as a sample, he will do his level best to get it to you. He has even been known to custom mix samples for people. If you want a specific nicotine content for your sample, just make sure to put it in the Notes section of the order.
Final Score: 93/100
Rich has said that he is looking at replacing the plastic bottles with glass (which I fervently hope he does), but the labels need to go too. I bought 7 bottles from Gremlin Juice in this order, all 10-15ml, and by the time I was done sampling them (maybe a mil out of each bottle was put through the dripper), I could barely read two of them. With the 4 bonus points garnered, this should easily be a 95+ point juice. Hell just getting the relevant information on the bottle would get it to 95.