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Old August 29th, 2008, 08:05 PM
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Default My share of bad AF :(

Hello,

I've heard a lot here about bad AF. I am an AF Grape fan, and this time the 250g packs weren't available so I got a kilo. Lo and behold, and there I find that pungent odor that reeks of chemicals. I am airing it now (opened the bucket and the resealable bag is wide open). It is very bad, compared to the 250g pack I just finished two days ago. Any suggestions, as I can't afford to throw out a KILO (worth $24 almost).
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Old August 29th, 2008, 08:06 PM
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Default Re: My share of bad AF :(

Use it as an air-freshener.
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Old August 29th, 2008, 08:09 PM
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That sucks man. I had some AF grape that smelled of ketchup. I aired it out for about 6-7 hours. The ketchup smell is now gone and it tastes great. Hopefully you have the same luck.
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Old August 29th, 2008, 08:19 PM
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Use it as an air-freshener.

It's too pugnent, the smell is turning my stomach
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That sucks man. I had some AF grape that smelled of ketchup. I aired it out for about 6-7 hours. The ketchup smell is now gone and it tastes great. Hopefully you have the same luck.


How did u air it? did u take it out of the resealable foil bag? Right now I just opened the bucket and the bag wide open.
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Old August 29th, 2008, 08:38 PM
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Default Re: My share of bad AF :(

Ahmad, I am sorry to hear of this. As Wharbone says, just air it out for several hours and you should be fine. And you ask how to air it, I don't see anything wrong with airing it out the way how you are doing.
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How did u air it? did u take it out of the resealable foil bag? Right now I just opened the bucket and the bag wide open.
I only had two 50g boxes of it, but I just put it in a shallow plastic tupperware container. I also stirred it every once in a while.
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Old August 30th, 2008, 03:53 AM
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I only had two 50g boxes of it, but I just put it in a shallow plastic tupperware container. I also stirred it every once in a while.
I have a kilo so it doesn't seem practical to do so, maybe I will air some of it every once in a while
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Old August 30th, 2008, 04:10 AM
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to air it out do u leave it outside in hot weather or indoors?
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Old August 30th, 2008, 04:24 AM
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to air it out do u leave it outside in hot weather or indoors?
hot weather would roast/dry it. Indoors I guess.
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Old August 30th, 2008, 04:28 AM
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PROBLEM RESOLVED


Thanks everyone, as I left the tub open overnight, now it smells OK. Btw, it was not ketchup smell. It was a strong chemical smell, as it got to be less pungent I figured out what it was. They went overboard with the flavouring substance and it was a too strong flavor. Nothing airing wouldn't handle.
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Old August 30th, 2008, 09:06 AM
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I don't find ANYTHING wrong with AF, sometimes the smell is different to what it is supposed to be but when I smoke it theres not a single problem.
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Old August 30th, 2008, 09:21 AM
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I don't find ANYTHING wrong with AF, sometimes the smell is different to what it is supposed to be but when I smoke it theres not a single problem.

Used to be like u so much that everyone called me the brand shiftest. this is my first bad encounter with AF and unfortunately it happened with a 1K pack .
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Old August 30th, 2008, 10:29 AM
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Default Re: My share of bad AF :(

just got a 250g pack today and its just as good as last time
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Thanks everyone, as I left the tub open overnight, now it smells OK. Btw, it was not ketchup smell. It was a strong chemical smell, as it got to be less pungent I figured out what it was. They went overboard with the flavouring substance and it was a too strong flavor. Nothing airing wouldn't handle.
Glad you got it resolved! Does it smell as good as what you are used to now? What is the production date of this batch?

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just got a 250g pack today and its just as good as last time
What is the production date of your batch?
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Glad you got it resolved! Does it smell as good as what you are used to now? What is the production date of this batch?



What is the production date of your batch?
Yes it's cool. Actually I am smoking a bowl now and it is sweeter than usual and it's Okay.

The batch is June 2008
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UPDATE

the smell is now better, but the taste is really really strong ... Not harsh, strong. What do u think? should I air it out more? take it out of the tub into a wide shallow plate for more exposure?
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Old September 4th, 2008, 09:05 PM
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Default Re: My share of bad AF :(

they probably just put waaaay too much flavoring stuff into it, hence how it went from smelling aweful to just tasting really really strong. I'd try airing it out a little more.
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Default Re: My share of bad AF :(

The last batch of grape I bought reeked so much of ketchup that I had to air it out for almost two days before I found it "somewhat" acceptable. It smokes okay now but for some reason the actual smoke smells more like cough syrup or some kind of medicine rather than grape.

Don't think I'll be wasting money on this flavour again.
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