The oil-rich state of Dallas, Texas was made famous around the world by three brothers bearing the name Ewing, and now we have another three brothers from Dallas producing bottled, not barreled E-liquids that are fast becoming world renowned within the vaping community for their beautiful handcrafted elixirs.
Three Dukes Vapor have started to gain a reputation within in the United States for producing some original and sophisticated flavours that are that little bit different from the norm, by using only the best food-grade ingredients, freshly bottled to order, and designed for your vaping pleasure with the help of their culinary trained flavour designer.
With interest growing here in the United Kingdom and Europe for quality US based E-Liquids. And I’m sure from other parts of the world too. Three Dukes Vapour have sent me five fascinating flavours for this review from a current selection of nine advertised on their website, all of which are from the Classic Line.
I have reviewed these juices over a period of two weeks on two different manufacturers VV/VW devices as I normally do in these reviews. These include the Innokin VTR and the eVic Supreme. I have also used a combination of three different tanks. The new Kangertech Aerotank Mega & Mini, plus the Aspire Nautilus, in varying combinations, using the ranges suggested in the chart supplied here for added consistency.
I believe that this will give both the retail supplier and consumer a fair and accurate assessment of the flavour and vapour production, as well as the throat hit this brand produces, which is important when considering stocking this range or purchasing them for your personal vaping pleasure. I also steeped them for two weeks before reviewing, allowing the full flavour to come to the fore.
If you intend to use this range of E-Liquids, please make sure they meet the current requirements set out by your countries regulatory bodies.
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E-Liquids may contain diacetyl (DA) and acetyl propionyl (AP) or other carcinogenic ingredients or disease-causing substances, so please be aware of this and seek medical advice before using any of the products used in my reviews.
People can also suffer from allergies to chemicals that may be present in the makeup of certain types of E-liquids or produced in their vapour. People can become sensitive to, or even allergic to Nickel or Titanium used in Temperature Controlled designed coils.
Again, please be aware of this and seek medical advice before using any of the products used in my reviews. Also, check with your E-liquid supplier or the equipment manufacturers directly before purchase and use.
And never leave your device charging unattended, make sure you are using the recommended battery if one is required for your device, and always remember, SAFETY FIRST.
Potential Polycarbonate problems
It is fairly well known that certain e-liquid ingredients can cause cracking or even melting of polycarbonate plastic or acrylic tanks and tubes. For further information on this subject, please check with your E-juice supplier before purchase and use.
To help prevent leaching, all juices in this line were supplied in dark blue 15ml glass bottles with pipettes for dispensing the E-liquids. Nicotine strengths are 00mg 03mg 06mg 10mg 16mg and a choice of three sizes are available to you in 15mL and 30mL and 120mL. Prices start at $13.95 for the 15mL $21.95 for the 30mL, and $85.00 for the 120mL
You can also purchase all five together from their website under the heading Three Dukes Classic Line starting at $60.00 for the 5x 15mL bottles $94.00 for the 5x 30mL bottles, and $365 for the 5x 120mL bottles.
Each juice arrived in a 15ml well designed and clearly labelled deep blue shrink-wrapped glass bottle including a glass pipette dispenser for easy filling and dripping. The white labels depict a picture related to the juices to be found inside each bottle with some very intriguing names as well!
All products used in the E-liquids reviewed from Three Dukes Vapor are acquired from within the USA, including the nicotine(not included in the00mg) with strengths ranging from 00mg 06mg 08mg 12mg & 16mg, clearly denoted in Roman numerals along the side of each label on the bottle.
The juices use a combination of both VG/PG in their makeup, 0,3, and 6mg are a 70/30 VG/PG ratio, with 10, and 16 using a 50/50 VG/PG ratio. The label also includes a health warning printed on it. This should be made a bit larger in size as it was very difficult to read quickly!
Free Shipping comes with all Orders placed in the USA, and you can also contact VapersJuiceBox.com for the UK and surrounding areas.
Superior flavours meet with excellent service at Three Dukes Vapour. Can’t make it to a brick and mortar store that carries Three Dukes Vapour? All orders are freshly made, securely packaged & sealed and shipped at no extra cost.
Three Dukes have also added a suggestion for pairing each of their juices that I will include at the bottom of each individual review in Silver.
SIR G. WILLIAM GEOFFREY
The first in the line of juices produced by Three Dukes Vapor is best described as a mouth-watering rich, creamy lemon sorbet/mousse. What is enjoyable about this is the refreshing aftertaste it leaves lingering in the palette.
The flavour is not in any way overpowering, nor too subtle, achieving that silky smooth sensation on the exhale. I can understand why they mention this as one of their most sought after blends.
This Juice Pairs well with soft drinks, rum and vodka.
A STUDY IN SCARLET
If you are after the most natural tasting mint flavour, “think mint leaf”, with a hint of berries, then this is without doubt the juice for you. It reminded me of a very high-quality herbal tea, with perfect flavour reproduction of a mint leaf.
Personally, I’m a fan of mint flavours and was totally blown away by the natural mint experience. It slightly overshadowed the berries that were present, so a delicate balance between the two would make this a must have E-juice in anyone’s collection (who enjoys fresh mint and wild berries of course!) A Perfect choice for a warm summers day vape.
This Juice Pairs well with fruit lambic ales or your favourite red tea.
To think of such a combination suggests genius, to make them work in perfect harmony is quite simply incredible. “The problem I have now is how best to describe it!”
Floral flavours on their own are an acquired taste and not for the majority of the vaping community. To counter the floral flavour, Three Dukes added what appears to be a herbal base to this in order to help mute that potent floral flavour and its accompanying aroma, then added a fruit (Peach) to round it off.
Quite simply put this is an ingenious, well thought out and thoroughly enjoyable vape that you simply have to try.
This juice Pairs well with green tea, gin, tequila and other non-aged liquors.
Quoted by Three Dukes as their flagship flavour, this is another well-presented pipe tobacco flavour that adds something a little bit different to it on the exhale.Tobacco flavours generally have quite a distinctive flavour irrespective of the brand that is nutty and slightly bitter. This juice, however, has the inclusion of blackcurrant that has replaced the overall nuttiness and rounded it off with a sweeter taste.
This juice Pairs well with stout beer, bold coffee or strong tea.
FIRE & BRIMSTONE
And finally, a fairly mild, but not too overpowering Cinnamon flavour that is the best of its type I’ve tried so far. This could be because they have opted to use a Ceylon Cinnamon rather than a Cassia, as it leaves a warm spicy sweet taste on the palate, which is both smooth on the inhale and also on the exhale.
It will be a firm favourite for those vapers going off on a skiing or climbing holiday to the snow capped mountains throughout the winter season due to the close resemblance it has in both aroma and flavour to Gluehwein, a potent and warming drink found in the mountain resorts throughout Germany and Austria.
A small suggestion would be to reduce the amount of Cinnamon a little more and add a subtle but present note of sweet orange to it which you will always find in a really good Gluehwein.
This juice pairs well with Bourbon, Herbal teas, and Crisp IPAs.
Run as a family business by three brothers who have dedicated themselves explicitly to producing the finest elixirs in today’s market, it is clear after reviewing them that second best is not on the agenda here.
Matched with a warm and friendly response every time I spoke to them I can say the whole experience of reviewing these juices has been a pleasant one.
Three Dukes are producing a range of E Juice flavourings that are going to become one of the most sought after varieties on the market, in my opinion.
It will become evident to the consumer very quickly that a great deal of time and effort has been spent selecting the right flavour combinations for each juice, and clearly only the very best ingredients have been used in their creation.
This was born out by the aroma each one produced after removing the top cap from each bottle which is a good way to detect what you can expect to find inside. This may sound a little strange but if you get into the habit of doing this, after a while, you can detect just how good the product will be by the freshness and separation of each of the flavours.
With only nine flavours in the range to date, each one has been carefully handcrafted to near perfection with the consumer’s satisfaction clearly in mind, which shows commitment on the part of Three Dukes in producing only the highest standards of E-juices rather than merely product quantity.
Flavour and throat hit as you would expect from a Premium E-liquid is excellent and plentiful so you will not be disappointed with either.
The website is very well designed and easy to navigate around, making it simple and straightforward to order your products online. A clear and fitting description of each juice with their own introduction to each of them has been added for your convenience and entertainment as well, along with a drop down menu for choosing your preferred nicotine levels and bottle size.
OK, that just about wraps up this review other than to say, keep an eye out for Three Dukes Vapor, it is on par with the best out there and I’m sure there’s a lot more original flavours still to come from them.
For further details on this range, please use the contact information provided below.
Location: Dallas, TX
Phone: (972) 696-9528
All products are sent directly by the manufacturer for review
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