I won’t lie – Spinfuel VAPE is gaining a bit of a reputation around the web for being a little too critical of pod mod vaping. And don’t get me wrong – as a ‘unit’ we stand behind every last word we’ve printed. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t at least ONE pod mod/nic-salt fan on the staff. There is, and it is me.

 

When done right, the pod system experience is exciting, with sharp, high-nicotine jolts of vaping goodness that satisfying our ongoing cravings. Sure, most of here quit smoking years ago with Clearomizers, eGo batteries, and 18mg freebase nicotine. Fortunately, the past 2 years has provided current smokers an even more efficient, more powerful way to stop smoking.

 

Office Life with Hobby Vapers

I’m surrounded by my co-workers who spend their time exploring powerful sub-ohm tanks, beautiful vape mods with high wattages and a full suite of temperature control, all throwing thick clouds of vapor throughout the office. It certainly doesn’t look like work, but it is. Unlike most others, we push and pull every vape device and e-liquid hard, to make sure it’s worth your time… or not.

 

However, it doesn’t bother me, this constant state of low cloud coverage (sometimes I think a thunderstorm might form in the office!), but then again, I’m perfectly happy with a third of the vapor production of even the best pod mods, and intense flavor and enormous satisfaction of my pod systems and my favorite nicotine salt flavors.

BEST NICOTINE SALT E-LIQUIDS FOR 2019

Low-Wattage Pod Systems and High-Level Nicotine e-Juice for Smokers

 

As successful as the older Clearomizers and eGo Batteries were in the past, the one strength that today’s pod mods and nicotine-salt e-juice has is how much easier it is to give up tobacco smoke in favor of vapor. The reason is the brilliance of developing nicotine salt e-liquid.

 

Either before or after you read about my choices for the BEST Nicotine Salt e-Juice for 2019 (so far), I recommend you read through some important pieces we published over the past couple of years so that you will understand exactly what a nicotine salt e-liquid is, and why it has become so incredibly popular.

Nicotine Salts in 2019 – A Primer

Nicotine Salt E-Juice and Pod Mods – My Experience

Understanding the Emerging Nicotine Salt Trend

And lastly, a piece we published in 2018 that spoke about what I thought was the best nic-salts 15 months ago.

Best Nicotine Salt Eliquids for Pod Systems

A quality Nicotine Salt e-liquid is designed specifically for pod mod devices, of course. (Please never attempt to vape ANY nic-salt e-juice in a sub-ohm tank) to deliver an authentic, flavorful experience that satisfies nicotine cravings in a gentle, easy-on-the-throat manner.

Without Further Ado,  Here are 10 of our Favorites for 2019

Super Salt E-Liquid - ICE Blue Raspberry

Super Salt E-Liquid - Best Nicotine Salt Juice of 2019For me, one of the hallmarks of a good nic-salt liquid is the bright, sharp throat hits that comes from the high nicotine content. And this is made even better when companies add a little icy menthol kick to already bright flavors. That’s why we’re kicking this list off with Super Salt’s ICE Blue Raspberry.

 

Right from the get-go, this juicy, authentic flavor hits you with an immediate rush of cool blue raspberry – not a true fruit, per se, but a delicious candy blend we’ve all grown to love. Sure, there’s some blueberry in there, but it’s the realistic raspberry notes that bring the flavor profile home. Then, on the exhale, the bright menthol serves as a palate cleanser until your next draw.

 

If you have childhood memories of frosty blue ice pops or frozen flavored lemonades, ICE Blue Raspberry is the perfect summer refresher – just make sure you’re using an ultra-low wattage device, because this juice will be way too intense on anything other than a dedicated pod mod.

 

Super Salt E-Liquid – ICE Blue Raspberry Features:

  • Manufactured by SUA Vapors
  • 30mL Chubby Gorilla Bottle
  • Small Nozzle for Convenient Filling
  • Nicotine Salts Formulation
  • Crafted For Ultra-Low Wattage & Pod-Based System
  • Available Nicotine: 30mg, 50mg
  • Made in USA

Mango Peach Guava SALT by Fruit Monster

Given the intensity of high-nicotine vaping, it’s not surprising that fruit and dessert flavors are popular. The combination of sharp nicotine and indulgent sweetness makes for an extremely enjoyable flavor combination. But it’s even better when multiple flavors are blended – often in ways you might not normally consider. That’s what drew us to Fruit Monster’s Mango Peach Guava – and what keeps us coming back week after week.

 

The tropical mango is the star of the show here, with an immediate kick on the inhale, but the exhale is nearly as good, with tart peach and smooth guava counterbalancing the mango. It seems overindulgent, but never gets sticky or candy-like – it’s just a succession of flavors that should probably be combined more often than they currently are.

 

What surprised us most is how well the peach – which isn’t a classic “tropical” fruit – blends so effortlessly with the rich mango and guava notes. If this was a standard artificial peach candy flavoring, it probably wouldn’t work. But this authentic extract delivers a wonderful flavor everyone should experience.

 

Like the first entry, this (and all salt nic juices by Fruit Monster) are for pod mods only. Don’t even consider popping this into a sub-ohm tank, kids – the end result might hurt more than you’d think.

 

Fruit Monster – Mango Peach Guava SALT Features:

  • 30mL Chubby Unicorn Bottle
  • Child Resistant Cap
  • 50% VG
  • 50% PG
  • Crafted For Ultra-Low Wattage & Pod Based System
  • Made in USA
  • Available in 24mg, 48mg
  • Manufactured by Jam Monster Liquids

Vanilla Custard SALT by BLVK Unicorn

Vanilla Custard - Nicotine Salts of 2019As good (and popular) as fruit-flavored pod vapes are, high-nicotine vapers shouldn’t be limited to one flavor profile, right? Just ask the nice people at BLVK who gave us one of the best vanilla e-liquids we’ve ever had, nic salt or otherwise.

 

No, that’s not hyperbole – vanilla is a notoriously difficult flavor to deliver via vaping means. No matter how many e-liquids attempt to bring the rich vanilla bean flavor to your mods, most end up being too sticky and artificial to make any lasting impressions. And to make it worse, many companies choose to mask their vanilla shortcomings with additional layers of birthday cake or other cavity-inducing profiles.

 

On the flip side, there’s this unbelievably surprising vanilla custard, which tastes like a fresh-baked dessert, awash in sweetness, but also a subtle bitterness that perfectly cuts through the traditional vanilla notes. But don’t worry – “bitter” isn’t something you’ll even consider once the smooth custard hits on the exhale.

 

Again, I’ve tried virtually every vanilla e-liquid imaginable, and most come up short when they should be simple, all-day vapes. I may not be a pod mod vaper, but I become one whenever I need a fix of indulgent vanilla.

BLVK Unicorn – Vanilla Custard SALT Features:

 

  • 30mL Chubby Unicorn Bottles
  • Child Resistant Cap
  • 40% VG
  • 60% PG
  • Nicotine Salts Formulation
  • Crafted For Ultra-Low Wattage & Pod-Based System
  • Made in USA
  • Available nicotine: 35mg, 50mg

Honeydew Melon by Pachamama

Honeydue Best Nicotine Salt Eliquids of 2019Unlike so many of my office mates, I never really “got” the appeal of honeydew melon. Or ANY melon, for that matter. Which is why it’s so surprising that Pachamamma’s honeydew entry made this list.

 

In the late 1980s, Kellogg’s cereal did an ad campaign for Apple Jacks that basically said “Hey, it doesn’t taste like apples, but it’s still good.” I kind of feel the same way about this liquid. Just like certain flavors work better as add-ons vs. complete meals, this gentle, subtle honeydew vape liquid never overstays its welcome, delivering smooth, refreshing vape quality without any lingering stickiness.

 

Consider Honeydew Melon by Pachamamma to be your pod mod “palate cleanser,” helping users stave off the tired flavors of all-day e-liquids, and replacing them with a gentle, enjoyable fruit vape that belies the overt sweetness of the fruit itself. The end result is a light, memorable nic salt experience that fits the pod mod profile in perfect fashion.

 

Pachamama SALTS – Honeydew Melon Features:

  • 30mL Chubby Unicorn Bottle
  • Child Resistant Cap
  • Nicotine Salts Formulation
  • Crafted For Ultra Low Wattage & Pod Based System
  • Made in USA
  • Available nicotine: 25mg, 50mg

FLOW by AQUA Salts E-Liquid

Flow AQUA SALTS - BEST NICOTINE SALT E-LIQUIDS OF 2019Don’t be fooled by the name, which implies this is a straight up menthol vape liquid. Instead, Flow by Aqua Salts is a new formulation on their classic tropical fruit blend of pineapple, delectable mango, and gushing guava melded perfectly and balanced by the ultra-high nicotine concentrations so the flavor never becomes overbearing.

 

And let’s not forget the fruity – they’re definitely prominent here, but not in a way that overwhelms users with sharp, biting flavors. Nor do they drown out the primary trio of flavors – they remain the star of the show, and are only accented by the refreshing menthol, not replaced by it.

 

One thing worth mentioning here is that this is, by far, the most-authentic apple flavor I’ve experienced to date. While strawberry and watermelon liquids are fairly common (and usually done well) the lion’s share of apple-flavored juices usually lean toward the “candy-like” end of the spectrum. However, there’s none of that cloying artificiality here. Instead, Aqua Salts opted to lean toward the tropical flavor profile, which serves as a great counter for the sweeter berry and melon flavorings. It melds wonderfully, with a nice tropical kick to seal the deal.

 

Make no mistake, the combination of tropical fruits and high-nicotine content makes for an assertive vape that might be a little intense for users accustomed to thicker, more-viscous sub-ohm liquids. But

 

Flow – AQUA Salts E-Liquid Features:

  • 30mL Chubby Unicorn Bottle
  • Child Resistant Cap
  • 50% PG
  • 50% VG
  • Made in USA
  • Crafted For Ultra Low Wattage and Pod-Based System
  • Available in 35mg, 50mg

Cuban SALT by TOBAC King E-Liquid

CUBAN TOBACCO NICOTINE SALT BEST NICOTINE SALT E-LIQUID OF 2019For all the talk of fruit and dessert e-liquid flavors, it’s easy to forget that many pod mod users still want to replicate an authentic smoking experience. So we just had to include TOBAC King’s Cuban Salt liquid, which might be the finest cigar vapes we’ve tried in a very long time.

 

For those who miss lighting up a quality stogie, Cuban SALT might just be the answer. No, there’s no combustion, but the deep, mellow cigar flavoring works perfectly as an alternative. Pro Tip: Use this e-liquid with a pod mod that delivers a warmer, even hot mouth feel to really drive home that cigar smoking experience.

 

Also, of all the nic salt juices we tested, this was one of the few that benefited from having ultra-high nicotine concentration. Though the 35mg variety was plenty authentic and satisfying, the 50mg delivers a sharp jolt of Cuban goodness, much like the first time you lit up a good cigar. We can never promote smoking in any form, but if you long for some of those old flavors and experiences, Cuban Salt is about as realistic as it gets.

Cuban SALT – Candy King E-Liquid Features:

  • 30mL Unicorn Bottle
  • Child Resistant Cap
  • 50% PG
  • 50% VG
  • Made in USA
  • Available in 35mg, 50mg

Green Apple by Yogi Farms SALTS

Apple flavored, Yogi Nicotine Salt - Best Nicotine Salt e-Liquid of 2019This nicotine salt liquid is balanced by a tart, true apple flavor, singing the praises of its authenticity. Enter Yogi Farms’ Green Apple e-liquid.

 

Whereas those blends offer users a series of complementary flavors and unique inhales, this pure, single-flavor e-liquid delivers every aspect of green apples. The tart initial bite, the subtle sweetness that takes over the flavor profile, and the mild refreshment that comes on the exhale. It’s not artificial, it’s not overly sticky, and it’s more tangy than sweet – in other words, it’s a real apple, folks.

 

The high nicotine concentration only enhances the fresh feel, by cutting through the flavor on each draw, so none of the flavor elements ever become too overwhelming. Of course, you’ll need to limit this juice’s use to pod mods since the nicotine concentration is tremendous, but you’ll probably be enjoying the potent flavor to care about smaller cloud production.

 

Yogi Farms SALTS – Green Apple Features:

  • 30mL Unicorn Bottle
  • Child Resistant Cap
  • 50% VG
  • 50% PG
  • Nicotine Salts Formulation
  • Crafted For Ultra-Low Wattage & Pod-Based System
  • Made in USA
  • Manufactured by Axiocore Corporation
  • Available in 35mg, 50mg

Tiramisu Custard by The Finest SALTNIC Series

Tiramisu Nicotine Salt - Best Nicotine Salt e-Liquid of 2019As much as we like simple flavors, there’s no shame in trying to deliver layered, complex e-liquid flavor profiles – even in nic salt juices designed for pod mods. Of course, most of them fall flat, crushed by the weight of their own expectations. But when they land – like they do with The Finest’s Tiramisu Custard – it’s a tremendous experience.

 

And oh boy does this juice land. Not only is it one of the smoothest, easiest-to-vape liquids on this list, but it’s also one of the richest nic salt flavors available. Just take a look at the flavors represented in this glorious concoction:

 

– Espresso

– Vanilla bean

– Honey

– Graham crackers

 

…and those are just the flavors we could pick out from our time with the bottle. But we’re confident there are other profiles lying within… even something like bourbon or toffee wouldn’t surprise us, given the sheer complexity of this layered liquid. And, unlike most of the other juices here, the high nicotine content doesn’t hinder the flavor profile… it simply flows to the lips, smoothly and confidently, never wavering, even when the device gets a little warm from repeated use.

 

If you’re a pod mod user, you owe it to yourself to give this juice a long look. We can’t get enough of it.

The Finest SALTNIC Series – Tiramisu Custard Features:

  • 30mL Unicorn Bottle
  • Child Resistant Cap
  • 50% VG
  • 50% PG
  • Nicotine Salts Formulation
  • Crafted For Ultra-Low Wattage & Pod-Based System
  • Made in USA
  • Available in 30mg, 50mg

Straw Jam Cookie by Sadboy E-Liquid

Straw Jam - Best Nicotine Salt E-Liquid of 2019Sadboy e-liquids are always present on our “best of” lists, and with good reason – few, if any companies blend simple flavors to create childhood favorites quite like they do. In fact, they really need to consider renaming the company, because their liquids don’t inspire too many sad faces when they cross our desks.

 

StrawJam Cookie is just another example of this genius at work. Expertly blending the sweet, sugary flavor of fresh jam with the unmistakable flavor of oven fresh cookies, this juice will bring you back to your youth on the very first inhale. And it’s made even better with a warmer, wider-tipped vape device.

 

What do we mean? As soon as you draw on your pod mod, you’ll practically taste powdered sugar and crumbly cookie, followed shortly after by the rich strawberry jam, ending with more warm cookie notes. In other words, it’s like biting into an actual jam cookie, top to bottom. I don’t know how an e-liquid can replicate such things, but I’m also not stupid enough to question it.

 

In larger, high-wattage devices experiences like this have become commonplace. But these levels of depth are rare in the pod mod marketplace… so when they show up and wow us like Sadboy does with their line of nic salt juices, we take notice.

Sadboy Tear Drop – Strawberry Jam Cookie Features:

  • 30mL Unicorn Bottle
  • Child Resistant Cap
  • 50% PG
  • 50% VG
  • Nicotine Salts Formulation
  • Crafted For Ultra-Low Wattage & Pod-Based System
  • Made in USA
  • Available in 28mg, 48mg

Hippie Trail by NASTY SALT

Nasty - Best Nicotine Salt e-liquid of 2019Of all the juices on this list, Hippie Trail by Nasty Salt was the most surprising. Because, in addition to the company name (seriously, “Nasty” isn’t a good word for any kind of consumable product) the flavor description for Hippie Trail didn’t appeal to us at first.

 

Sure, lemon-lime is a classic combination in beverages, but soda- and drink-flavored e-liquids haven’t really taken off with the vaping public. So, imagine our surprise when this Sprite-inspired juice not only tasted good, but became a “go to” liquid for our pod mod experiences.

 

What impressed us most is how balanced the lemon-lime really is – too much lemon would have been sour, and too much lime would have tasted like a cheap cocktail. But in this delicately blended juice, the sensation is similar to drinking an ice-cold 7-UP, with the carbonation replaced by a peppery, but bright dose of nicotine.

 

It’s full-flavored enough to vape all day, but also refreshing enough to serve as a palate cleanser from other devices and juices, making it a truly unique offering that will appeal to even the most jaded vaper. We always have some around, and we’re pretty sure you’ll do the same.

Nasty SALT – Hippie Trail Features:

 

  • 30mL Unicorn Bottle
  • Child Resistant Cap
  • 50% PG
  • 50% VG
  • Nicotine Salts Formulation
  • Crafted for Ultra-Low Wattage & Pod Based Systems
  • Made in USA
  • Available nicotine: 35mg, 50mg
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