Epok Laktris Slim Strong

“you are instantly greeted by the best smelling lakrits from any snus I have ever had before”

Hey guys today I’m going to be reviewing Epok Laktris Slim Strong.

I was excited for this one because I love lakrits and I do really like epok snus, so I couldn’t wait to try it.

On receiving it and opening the can you are instantly greeted by the best smelling lakrits from any snus I have ever had before. And it’s a lakrits smell through and through can’t really smell much else in the snus.

On putting one under my lip I was greeted by the comfortable fit of a Epok snus portion and a strong and pleasant lakrits flavor straight away that lasted for a good 30 minutes before I started to get a bit of a tobacco taste coming through with the flavor carrying on for a little longer. No overly noticeable dripping for the best part of an hour which is great.

This snus in particular is stronger then then the normal Epok snus, which only made it better!

If you’ve never tried Epok snus before you should because it’s really good. However when you first open the cans you will see something different! The portions are white.

I’m going to give this a,

Because I love lakrits so much. Try it you won’t be disappointed.

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U Sample No 5 Chewing Bags

“the experience made me impressed”

Hey friends!

This review will be about U Sample No5 white portion – not only an original pouch, but also a chewing pouch. And honestly, ten fingers to God, I was a bit concerned of this one. Not about the pouch itself, but about the chewing part. Cause for me, to chew a pouch has been kind of taboo. I prefer to just have it under the lip, like a membrane to the gum.

But my best friend always says that no one remembers a chicken. So, who am I not to listen to my best friend? (don’t tell him that I said that)

After inspecting the can, I must say that it is something about it that makes it hard not to look at it. I don’t know if it is because of the red text, or the big U. But it sure is something about it! One other thing that really got my attention was two simple words “xtra strong” – perfect match.

So, once opening the can, you could feel the bergamot sting in your nose. And if you’ve read my previous reviews, you probably understand that I really enjoy it. Bergamot is always a winning concept if you want a lovely snus (at least in my book!) I decided that I would try the first pouch the old-fashioned way, under the lip. And yes, it is pretty packed, and the bags are thicker than an original. Not sure if they really are, but it sure does feel like it.

It takes about 55 minutes for it to release the nicotine, and holy smokes, it’s a strong snus. You feel the citrus-bergamot mixed flavour. And it bonds together, like a hand in a glove! It last for another hour and half, then it starts to lose intense. And it is really, really good. I would almost call it delicious!

And now, the concerned part. It’s finally time to test the chewing part of it. And after reading instructions on how to chew it, I began to chew it very gentle. And it didn’t take long for the nicotine to kick in. We aren’t talking even 20 minutes. But wow, this was now a totally new snus. It runs pretty much, but not too much. And it’s even stronger now than before. But the downside of it, is that it didn’t last that long now. It almost made an hour extra though. But I must say, that the experience made me impressed. My concern is now an conviction – chewing snus is snus 2.0.

BRAVO to the makers of it – I’m giving it a 

Best regards,
Stay well!
Robin

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Lundgrens Slim Mojito

“well-balanced, delicate, and unique”

With the dread chill of winter apparently having been shed here – along with any semblance of spring as we’ve gone from freezing to hot in days – the warmer weather evokes memories of wonderful summertime activities – going to the beach, enjoying the sunlight, and one of my personal favorites – cold drinks.

I know snus has come in many flavors, and in the “cold drinks” department, I’ve delved as far as a single malt whisky snus. It wasn’t bad but it was also not a white portion so I feel like I didn’t get the full experience. My mouth runs wet so I suffer from drip very quickly and never got to hold a portion longer than 30 minutes.

When I received Lundgrens Mojito portions, I was excited. Rum is wonderful. Mint and lime are also wonderful. Combined…well, you get the picture.

The can’s presentation is simple and straightforward – plain white, simple, easy. No nonsense. The lid has a portion holder that doesn’t come completely off, which is INCREDIBLY useful. I’m really clumsy and when I am using my regulars, the holder lids tend to slip out of my hands and roll away from me, to great frustration. These lids should be the norm.

Eager to find out more, I opened the can to find white portions, somewhat small (hey, they ARE slim), but what really captivated me was the aroma – while a mojito contains lime and mint, the lime is far more pronounced, but the mint is there, subtly making its presence felt If I didn’t know better, I’d swear there was a hint of rum as well.

The flavor is very, very mild. It’s there, but a person like me who has most likely blown out their tastebuds from going to extremes had trouble picking it up initially. So, like any good reviewer or flavor explorer would do, I put 2 portions in, one on each side. The lime is probably the most pronounced flavor in the profile, even providing a mouth-watering tartness to the snus. The mint and any other flavors are muted at best, yielding to the citrus flavor of lime. This in itself isn’t a bad thing, but the balance isn’t what I expected. I’ll rarely say a snus is bad; only that it’s not necessarily my thing. This isn’t a bad snus. It’s well-balanced, delicate, and unique. But it’s on the mild side for my taste profile. They are fairly slow to drip as well, which to me and any snus user wanting to get value, is a plus. I always feel that a quick dripping snus is a wasted opportunity – the longer I can savor one, the happier I am because that makes a can last longer.

This may be my own undoing here as I’m used to bold flavors in pretty much everything I consume. Where most people keep salt and pepper on the table, I keep sriracha and chili paste. Most people consider a mixed drink to be like a mojito, a medley of flavors, none overwhelming the others. To me, a mixed drink is Islay whisky with ice. (Note: Islay whisky is by far the strongest flavored of all Scotch, heavy, smoky, and deep)

Throwing my own personal bias out the window and rating this snus for what it is, I would still give it a solid It’s definitely a one of a kind flavor, a refreshing island breeze in a world of limited choices. Personally, if it was a little bolder with its flavors, I’d use it more often if not make it a regular to change things up from my minty daily regime. Now, if we want to dream, a pina colada snus would get my full attention.

As always, you should give it a try, every snus deserves our love and attention.

By Frank D

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Taboca Extra Strong portion

“It tastes pure tobacco”

So, I received a new package of snus the other day. The box was red and didn’t really look like a snus box. It actually looked like one of those recycled plastic boxes, but the box was pretty clean. Completley red with only the “Taboca” brand on it in white and the green leaf hanging on the top.

When opening the box there isn’t an overwelming smell, you can only feel hints of tobacco hitting your nose. The packaging of the small bags are not in order, it’s basically just a mess of bags in the box. I took one bag up and flattened it out, put it up under the lip and then I could feel the taste mixing around in the mouth… It tastes pure tobacco. There is a difference between this brand and the others, most of the other brands have different tastes mixxed with the tobacco, this one however… It tastes pure tobacco and I love it!

Another notable thing is that this is actually a strong portion which you can feel. The strength of the snus is not in the taste but you can feel the nicotine hit you up.

I enjoyed it for as long as it lasted, there is no difference in the time lapse between this snus and the other brands, basically the same.

Taboca Extra Strong Portion goes great with coffee and as you all know, I love my snus and coffee.

Overall rating: 

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WARNING: This tobacco product can damage your health and is addictive.