Flavorah Red Burley

Flavorah are known for producing exceptional tobacco concentrates, and their Red Burley flavour is certainly a perfect example. I would go as far to say that this is on par with the finest tobacco concentrates ever made. Tobacco lovers have gone nuts over this one, and yes, nuts are included.

Flavorah Red Burley

Flavour Testing

  • No steep & steeped for 2 weeks
  • Mixed at 2, 3 & 4%
  • Recommended percentages-
  • Solo Vape: 2-5%  
  • Mixed: 1-3%

Safety Data Sheets (SDS-MSDS)

Flavorah do not add Diacetyl or Acetyl Propionyl (also known as 2,3-pentanedione) to their flavours.
Red Burley SDS


Flavorah’s description of this tobacco is as follows –

Red Burley is an heirloom tobacco that disappeared over a century ago because new varieties of the leaf grew faster and larger. This flavor tries to do justice to its roots (pun intended) with earthy and dark tobacco notes. There is a hint of some dry nuts and leather, some spice and medium ash. FLV Red Burley is an excellent tobacco flavor base for juice that is reminiscent of a simple time when things had substance and depth, and patience’s brought out new, and diverse renditions.

This flavor is ready for standalone shake and vape, but will mature with mixing and vaping with other fruit, nut and tobacco notes.

Flavour Notes - Description

This is one of the most complex and extraordinary tobaccos I’ve ever tried, and trying to pin point all the notes isn’t easy. Firstly, it’s a drier, bold and earthy representation that reminds me more of a cigar than pouch, chew or cigarette tobaccos.

The overall balance and nuances are superb. I find dry oak wood, nuts such as almond, cocoa, leather, spice, subtle ash, some alcohol and perhaps some mild fruit way in the background, just to add a touch of sweetness – However, this is not a sweet tobacco.


Red Burley: A cigar type tobacco

Often when I’m stumped in deciphering an ingredient or element in a flavour, I’ll look at what compounds are included to see if I identify with something. Although it’s best to practice and work out these for yourself, at times it may be necessary, and next time you’ll remember what that taste or aroma was. 

Pairings & Uses

Aug 2019: I’m currently working on a Tobacco blog that will cover pairings. When it comes to tobaccos, as with Red Burley, there are numerous examples. As always, it’s up to you and your tastes. Here are a few suggestions-

  • Other Tobaccos
  • Nuts
  • Coffee
  • Bourbons-Whisky
  • Vanilla & Creams
  • Dark Fruits

Mixers around the world -


Taste is generally subjective, so here’s some thoughts from other DIYers about this flavour. Including flavour notes, pairings and preferred percentages.

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e-liquid recipes

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Common Pairings Used

  • FLV Kentucky Blend (Superb)
  • Other Tobaccos
  • Vanillas
  • Creams
  • Chocolate – Cocoa based
  • Acetyl Pyrazine

Average mixing percentages are –

  • Solo Vape:  3%
  • Mixed Percentage: 1.5%

Availability in Australia –

Juice Factory
The Steamery

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RDA for testing flavours

How I Test Flavours 

Flavours are mixed in a 50-50 blend of PG & VG. Zero nicotine and generally steeped for 2 weeks. Three vape devices are used including an RDA- Rebuildable Dripping Atomiser.

How I Test Flavours 

Flavours are mixed in a 50-50 blend of PG & VG. Zero nicotine and generally steeped for 2 weeks. Three vape devices are used including an RDA.

Testing flavours with e-cig
RDA for testing flavours

Charles Yates

Ex-smoker and current vaper. Started The Vapers Table in 2011. Interests are - Advocacy and helping smokers quit with vaping. Food-cooking, music, recording technology, travel & country road trips.

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