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When you head to the bakery, what dessert do you choose? What kind of flavoring tempts your taste buds? Is it the chocolate brownies or the sticky cinnamon rolls? How about the caramel cake? Yes, caramel cake... a fluffy delicacy with a drizzle of sweet, sugary caramel. For those seeking more information about this new vapor flavor, keep reading to find out more about baked goods, specifically caramel cake.

What is Caramel Cake Made Of?

A classic caramel cake consists of solid vanilla cake base. This vanilla cake is made of all of the traditional cake ingredients, such as flour, sugar, and eggs. When finished, the vanilla cake is glazed with caramel - fresh, homemade caramel makes for a quality cake cake that leaves you licking the plate.

What are the Types of Caramel Cakes that are Available?

  • Caramel cakes can be homemade, like your mother or grandmother would have done when you were growing up, or they can be picked up at the bakery or grocery store.
  • You can find caramel cakes that are frosted, caramel cakes that are simply glazed, or caramel cakes that are both frosted and glazed.
  • Caramel cakes can be made in a traditional cake pan, in a loaf pan, or in a bundt cake pan.

Finding the Perfect Caramel Cake:

When you are seeking a great caramel cake, you need to find the right bakery. The perfect bakery will give you a cake that is fluffy and fresh. The perfect bakery will top their cake with a caramel sauce or glaze that is homemade and full of flavor.

You want a cake that is the right size for you or the group of people who you are eating with, as a fresh cake is absolutely the best.

Ways You May Choose to Enjoy Caramel Cake:

A great dessert, caramel cake can be enjoyed in a group or when you are all alone, and there are a variety of ways in which you can eat it, including the following.

  • With vanilla ice cream on top
  • With caramel ice cream on top
  • With a steaming mug of caramel cappuccino
  • With a glaze of hot fudge topping
  • With a glass of warm milk
  • All on its own in all of its glory

Now you know all about delicious caramel cake and the many ways in which it can be devoured. You can enjoy all of that sweet flavor with our new Caramel Cake flavored vapor, and you can customize it to fit your tastes.

 

It is a chilly autumn evening, and you're making your way across a designated no-smoking area. Out of the corner of your eye, you notice a woman leaning against a wall with what, at first glance, appears to be a cigarette wedged between her fingers. "Did she not see all of the 'Smoke-Free Zone' signs? Does she just not care?" you wonder. As you get closer to her, you notice the distinct lack of tobacco smell. It turns out, the woman is actually using her e-cig that she replaced her cigarettes with months ago.

More and more smokers are trading in their cigarettes in favor of e-cigs, which begs the question: What is it about the e-cigarette trend that allows it to attract so many followers?

More Money in Your Pocket

It is no secret that smoking cigarettes is one of the most expensive habits one can have, but are e-cigarettes the answer to the crippling cost of smoking? It turns out they are, and in more than one way. The obvious area where e-cigs save you money is in the cost of cigarettes themselves. While a pack of traditional cigarettes costs an average of $7 to $19, you can expect to pay around $3 for an e-cig cartridge, which is about the equivalent of a cigarette pack. Just think about the long-term saving potential when you are saving as much as $16 per pack.

Another major area where e-cigs save you money is the cost of insurance. Medical insurance companies charge smokers higher premiums than they charge non-smokers. Since e-cigs do not contain tobacco, you are no longer a smoker in the eyes of your insurance company when you switch to e-cigs. Imagine all of the new things you can afford with lower monthly insurance payments.

Reclaim Your Personal Freedom

More and more indoor and outdoor businesses are switching to smoke-free zones, which greatly limits the number of places you can travel with a cigarette in your hand. While many college campuses, bars, and restaurants require you to refrain from smoking tobacco, most of these places do not have the same ban on e-cigs. Switching to e-cigs means you no longer have to choose between smoking and your freedom to go wherever you want.

Lose Your Reputation as the Smelly One

Ever walk into a room and have to pretend you don't hear the disapproving voices uttering things like, "Gross! Who smells like an ashtray?" No matter what efforts you make to mask the smell, as long as you smoke cigarettes, your house, your clothes, your hair, and even your pets will reek of tobacco. E-cigs, on the other hand have little to no scent. The slight smell they emit is a pleasant aroma reminiscent of cotton candy, so you can stop offending noses everywhere.

Given the many profound benefits of e-cigs over tobacco cigarettes, it is really no wonder that they have achieved such a large fan base. Who doesn't want to be richer and liberated while smelling nice?

 

 

 

When you think of summertime, what comes to mind? Warm weather, longer days, pies cooking, and your favorite fruits such as watermelon, peaches, and raspberries, ripe and for the picking. As we introduce our latest fruit vapor flavor, Raspberry, we invite you to read this article and learn about its origins, the various types, healthy facts, and various ways to enjoy this fruit.

Does this mean you’re going to get the health benefits from smoking a natural flavor raspberry e-cig? Absolutely not! However, there are a few interesting facts to know about the Raspberry.

The Origins of Raspberries

Believe it or not, raspberries did not originate in the United States. From what is known, scientists have traced raspberry roots back a bit over 2000 years in Europe. They figured it migrated as one of the traded natural fruits to the US from the eastern world.

As of today, raspberries are grown worldwide with approximately 598,000 metric tons produced each year. 101,000 metric tons are produced here in the United States. There are over 200 species of raspberries, of which red raspberries, black raspberries, and purple raspberries are the three major groups. Here in the US, raspberries are the third most popular berry, behind strawberries and blueberries.

Types of Raspberries

There are many other colors associated with this sweet and tangy fruit besides red, black, and purple.

  • The purple raspberry can be found in nature; however, it originally started as a crossbreed of the red and black raspberry. It’s not produced commercially though.
  • The yellow or golden raspberry actually is a genetic mutation of a red or black raspberry. It’s considered an albino raspberry as the pigments aren’t fully developed. It still tastes of the red or black raspberry though!
  • The blue raspberry is a hybrid of the purpose raspberry.

Selecting the Perfect Raspberry

So, what makes the perfect raspberry? Well, raspberries freeze and can well. However, that depends upon how they are picked and prepared. So you want to make sure to purchase them a day or two before you cook or package them. They should be fully ripe, plump, firm, and have a deep color.

You don’t want to pick any that are molded or soft. If they are in a container, check for moisture, as that would tell you if they are close to spoiling. Your best time to select raspberries is during the midsummer through early fall months.

Health Benefits of the Raspberry

Raspberries are packed with plenty of rich vitamins and minerals.

  • Vitamin C
  • Folate
  • Potassium
  • Manganese
  • Copper
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K
  • Dietary Fiber

Ways to Enjoy Raspberries

This amazing fruit has many ways you can enjoy it. Raspberries can be frozen, pureed, juiced, eaten fresh, or as dried fruit. A few great ways to enjoy raspberries in your favorite foods include:

  • Add it to yogurt
  • Add to your muffin or cupcake mix
  • Make granola bars
  • Turn it into a sauce to top of cheesecake
  • Add to your favorite cold or hot cereals
  • Top off your pancakes or waffles
  • Top off a parfait
  • Pour chocolate sauce all over them

So, now you know a bit more about the tiny fruit, raspberries. Enjoy the sweet and tangy flavor of our new Raspberry flavored vapor and customize it to your specific tastes. 

For decades, smoking has been an effortless sort of awesome, a coolness that transcends time and trends. Besides the notable health risks, however, one of the most frustrating aspects of smoking cigarettes is the lack of customizable features. Even though some brands boast subtle differences, most cigarettes taste the same. For cultured smokers, this uniformity is a downside, leading to an unpleasant experience for those craving personalization.

As a vaper, you know that e-cigarettes go above and beyond what a traditional cigarette can offer. At Highbrow, we want to take your experience one step further with customizations you can tailor to your preferences. Whether you're feeling fruity or bold, it's our mission to intensify your experience.

Throat Hit

Conventional smokers are very familiar with a great throat hit, or the sensation that occurs on the first drag of a smoke. This sensation isn't limited to traditional cigarettes, however; e-cigarettes can offer great throat hits to mimic and amplify the experience for those craving a deep, creative experience. Some vapers might be trying to reduce the throat hit in order to pull away from a normative smoking experience, but many crave the power of smoke, flavor, and intensity hitting the throat. No matter your preference, Highbrow can help you choose your perfect hit.

Double Flavoring

Bottom line: vaping tastes good. Many smokers switch to e-cigarettes to reduce the cost of smoking or to refine their experience, but most switch for the exemplary flavor that traditional cigarettes just can't match. Most people enjoy the taste of tobacco, but Highbrow likes to embrace the finer things in life. When standard flavor isn't enough to meet your vape cravings, we're pleased to offer you the ability to double flavor your liquids. Sometimes, less is more but with vaping, more can be more.

Flavor Percentage

Creativity is all about mixing and matching. There's no artistry to a standard cigarette but vaping is all about customization. Craving caramel apple? Our flavor masters can mix the perfect percentage of caramel to the ideal proportion of green apple. We believe in custom; no e-cigarette fan should have to settle for premade flavors when professional mixing is available. Choose your own flavor percentage and get the tastes you want to satisfy your cravings. We'll even help you sample to make sure your flavors tantalize your taste buds.

PG/VG

There's more the e-cigs than convenient liquids and great flavors. No two vaping blends are the same, which is why Highbrow offers you the choices between PG, or propylene glycol, and VG, or vegetable glycerin. Just like different flavors offer different advantages, so does the base of the liquid. PG is a thinner liquid that provides a deeper, more enjoyable throat hit that can offer a higher level of sensitivity. VG, on the other hand, is a thicker oil that provides a better puff and a sweeter taste, catering to new vapers and those who enjoy the sensation of exhaling. 

No matter your reasons for vaping, Highbrow is on a mission to make your experience unique. What's your favorite way to make your e-cigarette one of a kind?

With August just days away, comes the last enjoyable half of summer before it all comes to a sad end. Right about now, you’re more than likely already noticing “back to school” supplies in your favorite shopping centers and a depletion of summer supplies like pool gear, grill gear, and lawn gear, etc.

As we get ready to wind down another great summer full of fantastic hot summer night memories to gear up for the eventual arrival of fall, now’s the time to enjoy those last hot summer nights of vaping while you can before cold crisp air moves in.

Yup, fall and winter will be here again before you know it. Although, by now you may be looking forward to that cold winter air that you couldn’t wait to be done with in March. In the winter we dread the cold and long for the summer heat, but by August we grow weary of the heat (many of us) and begin to long for cooler air.

It’s just human nature… Let’s draw the summer of 2014 to a close with some of the best summertime e-juice liquid flavors to enjoy in the month of August.

The Top 5 Sweet and Juicy E-Juice Flavors for August

Say goodbye to summer while enjoying our top 5 e-juice flavors for August:

# 1 - Limoncello

Let’s face it…summertime is really the main time of year that many of us enjoy the sweet taste of lemonade. There’s just something about a cold glass of lemonade on a warm summer day. And with August being the last “real” month of summer, it’s the perfect month to enjoy the refreshing and great taste of lemon in anything. With summer almost over, if you have yet to try our specialty lemon variation, limoncello, now’s the time to start enjoying this refreshing e-juice flavor.

# 2 – Peach Thymbra

The sweet peach thymbra e-juice flavor captures the very essence of the delicious and juicy sweet peach, one of the world’s favorite fruits. When vaping with the flavors of sweet peach e-juice, you’ll enjoy the same juicy taste of a sweet peach for an enjoyable tasty vaping experience. This is a flavor that’s wonderful to enjoy after any meal or anytime you want a sweet treat. Vaping with peach thymbra is like enjoying a fresh juicy peach on a warm summer day.

# 3 – Coffee – Bavarian Hazelnut Cream
The 
Coffee – Bavarian Hazelnut Cream e-juice offers three tasty e-juice flavors to coffee lovers, Bavarian cream lovers and vaping lovers. This heavenly tasting e-juice features the same savory tastes of morning coffee with a blend of roasted hazelnut and a hint of sweet vanilla cream. Vaping with the Coffee – Bavarian Hazelnut Cream is like enjoying your favorite morning cup of premium coffee with all of your favorite flavors. This delectable e-juice flavor is perfect to enjoy on warm summer mornings.

# 4 – Amaretto Amore

With summer comes passionate summer romances and summer love, so summer would not be complete without the premium amaretto liqueur e-juice flavor of Amaretto Amore. One taste of this almond/apricot liquor flavored e-juice will leave you feeling relaxed, content, craving more and falling in love.

 

# 5 – Crème Brulee
Our top five list of e-juice flavors wouldn’t be complete without a tasty decadent treat.
Crème brulee, a popular French dessert offers vaping users the sweet savory tastes and flavors of warm creamy vanilla custard flavored crème brulee in the form of a vaping liquid. This tasty treat features a hint of caramelized sugar making it packed with sweet savory flavors you can enjoy anytime.

While these delicious, tasty and refreshing sweet e-juice flavors were specifically chosen for the hot summer month of August, they can be enjoyed anytime all year long.

Hanging out with the guys has just gotten easier. Before, you could hang out and enjoy your cigarettes in bars or at the restaurant. Then, government regulations cut these relaxing options.

However, it didn’t seem to bother you as much as you turned to an alternative – electric cigarette. Yes, this new fad took well to girlfriends and wives as you didn’t have the smell of tobacco clinging to your clothes or your breath. You can indulge in electric cigarettes everywhere - a surprise to restaurant and bar attendees who approach you to ask you to put your cigarette out, only to find it is not a traditional cigarette.

However, new government regulations have taken effect, eliminating e-cigarettes in public areas. So having those nights out with the fellas has dramatically decreased once again. Well, 2014 is a great new year as the growing trend of vaping lounges has come to Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, and many other major cities in the US.

A Gentlemen’s Club for All

If you’ve ever experienced a gentleman’s club and cigar lounge, you should have an idea of what a vaping lounge is. Immersed in a comfortable indoor setting and a relaxed atmosphere, connoisseurs of e-cigs all gather, bound by the new "vaper" cultural trend – vaping.

Why the Sudden Popularity?

Since the government has stepped in and started the ban of smoking e-cigarettes in public places, those that enjoy vaping are limited to where they can partake in such activities. However, it’s legal for licensed cigar lounges or designated casino smoking areas to exist. So the development of vaping in these types of establishments has transferred to e-cigarette locations as well.

For those of you who no longer smoke regular cigarettes, you’ve found comfort enjoying the various desert, fruit, or Highbrowbacco flavors that e-cigs can provide. And, you can still enjoy puffing a cloud of smoke.

Vapor lounges are a community of electric cigarette smokers who can relax and relate to each other. Vaping is a unique subculture emerging now. There are people who gather for their love of music, art, or baseball. And now there are those that enjoy the relaxing puff of an e-cigarette after work.

What Can You Do in a Vapor Lounge?

Vapor lounges are like any other cigar lounge. Folks from all walks of life discover new flavors that emerge on the market. They enjoy each other’s company, watch the game, talk sports, or business news.

There are even events that take place at vapor lounges across the country such as open mic night or discovering local artists.

So now there is hope across America that the vaping culture will not fade away. The vapor lounges are yet another getaway after work or on the weekend to escape to. You don’t have to hide out at home and enjoy your Black Cherry Dulcet, Carmel, Espresso, or Highbrowbacco Cigar flavors alone. 

 


Getting on an airplane without your e-cigarette can be a harrowing experience filled with security checks and  close inspection of your luggage. Going on vacation doesn't mean you have to leave your vaping supplies home either. The best way to travel by plane with an e-cigarette and e-juice is to follow these three rules of national and international flying

Rule # 1: Pack Only What You Need

When large quantities of the ejuice and vaping components (like batteries) are packed into your luggage or carry-on, you increase the likelihood of security taking notice and becoming suspicious.  This might result in it being confiscated or at least a confrontation with the security guard.  They'll want to know what the reason for all the liquid.  So, don't bring too any cartridges in your carry-on. Put the bulk in your luggage. 

Rule #2: Be Upfront About Your Vaping Supplies 

If you to get asked about your vaping supplies, don't lie or avoid answering. Tell them exactly what they are and how you use them. Most security officers know what they are and have seen them before. Dishonesty will only set them at odds with you and increase the likelihood that the materials will be confiscated.  Depending upon the security level of the airport, you may not be allowed to take your supplies on board or have to stow them in your luggage.   

Rule #3: Don't Smoke On-Board

If you reach the plane with your e-cigarette and e-juice still in your possession, don't let the urge to vape on the plane take control of your common sense. It's still against societal norms and/or the law to vape or smoke on a plane. It's possible the vapor could irritate the lung of a person on-board, particularly if they have severe allergies or COPD. The vapor, itself, does not contain any irritants, but high altitudes and close quarters could make it more likely for the vapor to create medical issues for others.   Additionally, vaping in the cramped, smelly quarters of a plane's lavatory is not a pleasant experience.  If you must vape on the plane, you will need a letter of permission from the airplane company to join the mile-high vaping club. 

Quick Tip: Don't want to leave anything to chance on the day of the trip? Contact the airports in your itinerary  and ask about their procedures for vaping supplies. Do exactly as they suggest for each leg of your trip. This way you aren't as likely to have a negative encounter to ruin your trip.

When you head to exotic locales or just home for the holidays, you don't have to leave your vaping supplies behind. To fly without hassles, just follow these three simple rules - you'll be able to step outside the airport and vape with your favorite e-cig when you land. 

 

 

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