Blackcurrant - TFA Flavour Notes


Tested @ 10% & 20%, diluted in 70/30 0Nic

Tested on a R200 Bonza dual coil 0.14ohm Flapton @ 100w

Manufacturer’s description – “Black Currant Flavor has a Grape-like character, but with a dry, dark, and mature edge.”


10% - Light syrup like blackcurrant

20% - Stronger but still quite light same flavour profile

7 day steep

10% - No change

20% - No change

23 day steep

10% - Slight increase in strength but still surprisingly light at this %. This is still slightly syrup like.

20% - Stronger not quite as syrupy a little more of a realistic dark berry with a slight ‘skin’.

30 day steep

10% - Light blackcurrant with a hint of skin and some juiciness

20% - Stronger blackcurrant with a slight grape like flavour, this has the hint of skin and some juiciness and a slight syrupy mouthfeel

Suggested usage

I’d use as a main flavour 6%-9%, background 3%-6%, Accent 2%-3% and standalone 10%-20%

I’d use with fruits and may work well with some grapes.


I wouldn’t use this as the main blackcurrant as there are better ones out there for my taste buds, I’d advise to use some caution with this as the usage on ELR ranges from 0.4%-20% with some users stating that they find this very harsh and also being very strong and taking over recipes. Although I didn’t find any harshness with this and found it surprisingly light as high as 20%. I’d advise to start low with this and work up.

TFA recommended usage - None available


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