Offroad Melon Mini White Portion

Offroad Melon Mini

“I have to say guys… this is gold”

As you can tell by the name these pouches are small. I have not used mini-snus since my first couple of years when I first started using snus. At that time we called it “tjejsnus” which in english translates to girl-snus. I think they started to make mini pouches so it would also be “appropriate” for girls to start buying and using it. Who gives an eff today, seriously? Everyone can and should use snus, since it’s delicious.

Offroad Melon Mini White Portion is a really good snus. I took two at the same time because otherwise it would disappear under my lip and get lost somewhere haha. I’m not that fond of snus with flavor anymore but this, I must say, is a hit. It smells like melon gum, it got that nice hint of classic tobacco and it sits well under the lip. White portion means minimal drip, the best kind of drip in my opinion.

I recently got the “privilege” to try extremely strong snus, so the Offroad was a real vacation so to speak. Beacause the pouches are smaller, ofcourse it will be less nicotine. But as I did take two at the same time I guess it’s more like a regular pouch. The nicotine kicked in after about 10 minutes or so, and I could keep it in for about 45 minutes.

I was thinking about writing a joke in the style of “oh, they really got offroad with this one” before trying it, but I have to say guys… this is gold.

Rating: 

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Siberia -80 Degrees White Dry Slim Portion

Siberia Slim Red White Dry

“Siberia is one of the strongest snus there is”

Remember when I said the Black Line snus was the strongest I’d ever tried? Forget you ever heard those words from me.

Siberia is one of the strongest snus there is. And holy moly, is it strong. I read somewhere that one pouch of Sibera equals five “regular” pouches, isn’t that crazy?!

I got to try the Siberia -80 Degrees White Dry Slim Portion, and I’m emphasizing on TRYING because I’m never going to be able to use this snus regularly. Just after a few minutes I felt like I’d gone mad, the nicotine got to my head so freaking fast. Also, you get that lip sting right away because it has a strong taste of mint. Which is really refreshing ofcourse, but gosh it burns! The pouches are, as the name states, white dry slim – which is my favorite kind so they get an extra plus for that.

It’s pretty clear why they call this snus Siberia, cause it certainly gets you thinking about the extremely harsh weather conditions in that area of Russia (even though I have never been there, I have actually played a totally awesome PC game called Siberia).

I never got to see how long I could keep it in before it got too moist, sorry about that guys.

You’ll just have to try it for yourself, if you dare.

Rating: 

/Sara

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Nordic spirit true white mint

Nordic Spirit Mint

“a wonderful crisp menthol flavor”

Hey guys today I have a review of Nordic spirit true white mint for you all.

The can have a very appealing clean look and feel to them which I really liked.  Which features a cool wood like effect on the label.

On opening the can you are greeted by a wonderful crisp menthol flavor with a hint of sweet peppermint to it.

When you pop one under your lip you are greeted by a wonderful cooling sensation and a great taste of peppermint and menthol with undertones of licorice. The flavor lasts for about an hour which is pretty good. And I didn’t notice a drip for about an hour to an hour and 15 minutes.

Overall I was impressed with the flavor of this Snus but it did lack in the strength department for myself personally.

I give it a 

/ Matt

— this product is unfortunately not available at Northerner anymore —

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Thunder Xtreme Strong Snus – Soon available to USA!

THUNDER XTREME strong snus

“50 % stronger nicotine content than regular snus”

Dear snus lovers,

Soon, the day will come that most of you’ve been waiting for. Thunder Xtreme Strong Snus will soon be available at Northerner.com for US customers! The only strong snus approved by the FDA with a 50 % stronger nicotine content than regular snus.

A huge amount of US customers have over the years contacted us expressing their need for stronger snus options in the USA. Swedish Match have heard your prayers, and together with V2 they’ve created three different Thunder Xtreme products to match your snus desires.
– Original
– Original Strong
– Red Strong

All three products listed above will SOON be available for purchase at Northerner. We recommend you to sign up to our newsletter to be sure not to miss out on the launch of the Thunder Xtreme products.

ARE YOU EXCITED? SO ARE WE! 

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Black Line Breeze Ultra Strong Slim

BLACK LINE BLAST, ULTRA STRONG SLIM WHITE

“This snus is called Ultra Strong and trust me, they are not kidding!”

The Black Line snus box can be described in one simple word: elegancy. It’s all black and you can only see the name of the snus if you tilt the box. This is a box of snus that I can imagine bringing to a luxurious dinner in a big city at night, and just keep it on the table. I see myself wearing a black beautiful gown listening to classic music playing in the background, while sipping on a glass of champagne. Yes, THAT kind of luxury.

Opening the box I smell a soft scent of mint. It’s not too much, it’s just the right amount of mint (or as we swedes say: “lagom”). I’m not really fond of flavored snus but this is actually perfect.

Putting a snus under my lip I feel the nice sting and after about 3 minutes I feel my head spinning. This snus is called Ultra Strong and trust me, they are not kidding! This is the strongest snus I have ever tried and the nicotine kicks in so fast I can hardly keep it in for long.

I tried another pouch right after I had dinner and I did actually feel a difference. It’s like when you drink on an empty stomach, you get drunk pretty quickly. Same thing with this snus in some weird way. Take one after dinner and you’ll be fine. Take one on an empty stomach and you will feel like you’re on a rollercoaster.

Despite that, I really enjoy the Black Line Breeze Ultra Strong Slim. You can’t really feel the minty tone, so for you tobacco-lovers out there this snus is the perfect combination of refreshing taste and that classic tobacco you want.

This snus simple, elegant and just right.
/ Sara

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Jakobsson’s Special Salmiak – Henrik Jakobsson’s Edition

“it’s simply elegance”

Hi guys!

This review will be about Jakobsson’s Special Salmiak (Ammonium)

And this can is one of Jakobsson’s selected flavors, that goes no one by, by the look of the can. It has Henrik Jakobssons signature on it, and it is not like the other cans that Jakobssons have made – it’s simply elegance. You can see with your eyes that this is one of their masterpieces. And I must say that it’s a real pleasure just to watch it.

The flavor of this one is ammonium. A personal opinion is that in most cases, that never works out as a good plan – and may have a connection to that I’m not a very huge fan of it. But hey, let’s not judge a book by its cover (really not in this case, cause the can is beautiful!)

Once I cracked the can, a really strong smell of ammonium just exploded out of it. In Sweden we have an herbal medicine that is called Kan Jang, and it smells on point like it. So the relate to it is not far away. The pouches are well packed, so no bigger adjustment is needed. So I put a pouch in, and yepp – it taste just like it smells. But you get used to it after just a few minutes. And it lays under the lip just perfect, it’s almost as it was crafted after my snusing pit. The nicotine kicks in after about 35 minutes, and it has a really nice mix of tobacco and a hint of ammonium. And that fits me absolutely! It’s not that strong though, but it’s a very pleasing flow on it.
You can have one in for easy an hour after it begins to run. After that the effect slows down.

So, I’m not recommending this for a beginner snuser, cause even if I don’t think that is that strong, it sure is a lot stronger than many other options with the same flavor.

Overall, with the fact that I’m not a huge fan of ammonium, I’m giving this one a 6/10. But I’m absolute sure that it’s an easy  for the one that prefers it.

Until next time!
Robin

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U Sample no15 Strong White Slim

 

“I fell in love with this one”

Hi guys!

This review will be about a snus that I fell in love with after just one pouch. It’s the U Sample no15, Licorice Mint – Strong White Slim.
Yeah, I know, it’s a really long name for a logotype, but that’s where the design professionals does their magic, and just comes up with a really simple but yet clean design. Hat’s off for you guys, you nailed it!

So, let me tell you why I fell in love with this one.

First of all, as a mentioned earlier, it has a clean and simple design – no fancy extraordinary stuffs. Just… Perfect! And the second part, licorice and mint. This is an absolute perfect combination, just because that one flavor does not hit out the other flavor. Mint in a snus is familiar to toothpaste, which everyone knows is just fresh – and the licorice part just makes it a little more toothpaste and more of a snus. Yeah, complicated explaining here, and sure it makes no sense what so ever, but you get it. They just mix up really fantastic together.

So, once I opened the can, the smell of mint zips out, and it’s a joy to smell. (This, and I know that every pouch that has even the smallest amount of mint in it will burn a little extra) I put a pouch in, and the mint flavor hangs in there, and almost directly it starts to burn on the gum. I somehow like this, how weird it may sound, hehe.
Once the nicotine kicks in, after about 45 minutes, you can feel the hints of licorice in, and the mint puts in an extra gear. After about another 15-20 minutes the mint slows down, and the licorice takes over completely. This is the downside of it, from my point of view. Cause I’m not a big fan of licorice itself. But it’s bearable, cause the mint stays in the background all the time.
And yes, U Sample actually always delivers when they type Strong on their can. Their snus is always strong, and a little extra. That’s another gold star from me!

I would recommend this snus to the person that likes strong snus. Mainly cause it actually is a pretty strong pouch you put under your lip.

So, U Sample – you get a  from me, and a huge Thank you!

 

Until next time,

Robin

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Knox Slim Original White

“The pouches are perfectly packed”

Hey friends!

So, I’m about to review Knox Slim Original White, but would just like to take a moment to uplift the Slim-pouches. I think it’s absolutely amazing, to be honest.

So, with that said, it’s now time for the review!
The can is a nice traditional round can, with a clean layout. And that’s just the thing! It is not an advanced layout, just because the snus is not an advanced snus. Haha, talk about sounding prejudiced! I’m no stranger to Knox, quite the opposite – I’m a big fan of the brand. So to test this Slim edition has been a real pleasure.

So I cracked the can, and yepp – it smells just like how a Knox pouch should smell – Tobacco. Lovely if you ask me. The pouches are perfectly packed – they have really used every space available in the bag. And well, not that I’m a fan of it, it’s dry (mostly because that it is White portion). But trust me on this one, it aint a problem! Once you put it under your lip, you feel how comfortable the pouch is. You don’t have to do any adjustments (I would seriously be impressed if you were able to make a bigger adjustment on it, hehe) It starts to run after about 55 minutes – a little too long time if you ask me. It runs nice – not too much, but not to less. It’s really good balanced.

The thing I missed about this, is that it’s not that strong that an Knox uses to be. But hey, don’t take it as an complain – only the fact that it’s a slim portion makes it a winner nine time out of ten! You can have it in for another hour, then it starts to lose the nicotine.

Last, but not least,

Let’s talk about recommendations. Knox Slim Original White is a snus for anyone. It’s perfect for the person that only wants a pouch sometime now and then – but it absolutely works as a daily basis snus. So, this will be the snus I recommend if someone wants to begin snusing – but doesn’t want a too strong one. Overall, Knox made it to the finishingline – with bravura.

I’m giving it a

Until next time,
Stay well!
Robin

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Grov Portion

“the holy grail of snus”

I’m not a morning person. In fact, I am the absolute opposite. I need a big cup of black coffee,

That’s my morning ritual. You can postpone the breakfast, if you just have some coffee (if you are a coffee person so to say). This, and a snus of course. In the morning it’s not really that important what kind of snus it is, just as long as you have something under the lip. The missing piece. But there is something special with this one.

Grov Portion – the holy grail of snus, in my own opinion. Of all the snus that I have tried among the years, I’ve managed to always return to Grov Portion. For me, it’s the piece that closes the circle. It’s the snus that makes every morning a little bit better.

It has this wonderful sort of wooden taste, and a lovely strong tobacco flavour.

And I would actually go so far, that I will say it tastes nostalgic. Grov Portion is the snus that your father, uncle, grandpa and so on. was snusing. At least in my case. It has that childhood smell. The same smell that newly done pancakes smells like. Well… not as pancakes, but you get the picture.

Speaking of time!

Once you put the snus in you will not have to wait more than just 25 minutes before the nicotine kicks in, and the flavour remains even after 1hour – and is still going strong. This is one of the main reasons I snus Grov. You can have the can longer, and don’t need to rush down to the corner shop 5 minutes before closing, just because you only have 4 left.

If you don’t snus that often, it not a big deal. The bags are soggy, and remains so even after a week (that is actually the longest time I’ve had a can.) Even though I am convinced that you can have one for longer.

I think that it is a snus for a person that has been snusing original portion. Considering the fact that it has a strong tobacco flavour, and that the nicotine kicks in pretty fast.

So overall, as earlier mentioned, Grov Portion is my holy grail of snus,

I would absolutely give it a 

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Offroad Gold Selection Portion

“Offroad Gold Selection really is a golden selection”

Hey friends,

It’s time to rate this nice little fella, Offroad Gold Selection Portion.
I must say that I was really happy when I saw the can, cause it is a really fine can with nice golden details on a carbon black background. It really has a stylistically pure impact, almost as when you lay your eyes on a perfectly designed car – a pure satisfaction for the eye. So basicly, you get the feeling that it’s a snus for real snusers, at least I did!

The description from the producer of the snus, described it as a “classic tobacco taste with hints of bergamot.” Once I opened the can, a nice tobacco and citrus mixed aroma just spread through the room. So, my first impression of the snus was “Alright, the smell is perfect”.

So how about the taste?
One thing that did cross my mind, was that the bags was not as filled. So I nearly knew from the beginning that the bag was going to twist itself, once it start to run. The bags are moist, but not so you get smudgy on your fingers. So, I put one under the lip, and the tobacco smell sustained with a strong flavour. This, and a really, really nice citrus taste. And I’ll have to agree with the producer, it has a nice hint of bergamot. So, to say about the taste is that Offroad Gold Selection really is a golden selection.

The nicotine kicked in fast, just about 25 minutes. But it did only last for about an hour and half. But don’t get me wrong, it’s no shame in that, cause it’s a very pleasing hour and a half! And considering the fact that the bags are not so well packed, I must say that I was honestly surprised that it did last so long.

Offroad Gold Selection gets an  from me.

I would recommend this to everyone, cause it is a nice snus experience!

Until next time
Robin

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