Black Note Forte (Burley)

Tobacco Flavour Taste: Nutty & Mellow

Curing Method: Air-cured

• Small Batch
• Naturally Extracted from “ Single Tobacco Cultivar ”
• Using only the best leaves and the best part of the leaves
• 2-3 year creation process
• Sun-ripened & Shade-cured
• Delicate tobacco essences extracted through a cold maceration process

It’s Burley tobacco that gives some of the most famous cigarette brands their distinctive rich taste. Forte is full bodied with a lot of complex undertones and a slightly savoury flavour.The secret behind Black Note Forte’s success is a simple one. Instead of using standard synthetic flavourings to mimic the characteristic taste of Burley tobacco Black Note have decided to use actual Burley tobacco.

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Forte by Black Note

It’s Burley tobacco that gives some of the most famous cigarette brands their distinctive rich taste. It’s a full-bodied flavour with a lot of complex undertones, and it’s one of the tobacco varieties that e-liquid makers try to recreate most often. Unfortunately it’s also one of the most difficult to get right thanks to the complexity that makes it so popular. Good news, though – with their amazing Forte blend Black Note have got it right.

Black Note is dedicated to bringing vapers the best in tobacco flavours, and there’s no better way to do that than to start with the actual tobacco leaves. Forte’s taste starts out as selected White Burley tobacco cultivated on the fields of Italy’s Mount Vesuvius volcano near the Gulf of Naples, which is then sun-ripened, air-dried, shade-cured and steeped for six weeks before the flavour essence is carefully extracted – and, as you’d imagine, it captures the aroma perfectly.


Please note: Black Note use the date of manufacture since there’s no definite expiry date for e-liquids. Specifically, Naturally Extracted Tobacco e-liquid matures like fine wine, developing new depths of flavour over time.

Additional Information

• 10ml (1x 10ml bottle) or 60ml (6x 10ml bottles)
• 50% PG 50% VG
• USA brand Made in Italy
• New Chubby Gorilla bottle
• Naturally extracted, naturally cultivated
• No artificial flavours, colours, sweeteners, or chemical additives
• Lab tested No Diacetyl, Acetyl Propionyl, Ethylene Glycol, Diethylene Glycol, Acrolein & Acetoin

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Black Note eliquid Forte NET Naturally Extracted Tobacco PG50% VG50%

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Burley Tobacco – Nutty & Mellow



26 reviews for Black Note Forte (Burley)

  1. Gary Brooks (verified owner)

    Without a doubt the best…
    I’ve been vaping Forte for 6 or 7 years now …
    ***just wish Vapour U.K. could sort out stock levels as often not available in my choices of 12 & 6 ☹️***
    Best tobacco juice on market in my opinion and I tried loads before Black note Forte

  2. Paula Atkin

    This is a lovely juice too. It has a little bit less natural sweetness but it it smooth and really hits the spot. Again great customer service and seamless delivery. I would recommend both the juice and vapour uk, from ordering to receiving brilliant

  3. Brian Dodd

    Great taste. Have tried quite a few different liquids but found this to be perfect.

  4. John-Paul white

    Brilliant flavour and smoke.

  5. Michael Jerez

    I purchased three Black Note vape tobacco products based on reviews and they certainly live up to the reviews I looked at. I wanted tobacco flavour as close to cigarette smoking as possible.
    I like the Excellent product description and history.
    The ones I purchased were Legato, Prelude, Forte. All were excellent so I have a nice choice of taste, flavours.
    I like the Quality in terms of product description, production, transparency of product ingredients, natural processes.
    Design of bottles, packaging 10/10
    I will be trying the others in the range

    Well done Vapour UK

  6. David Wood

    Just like smoking a cigarette without any of the poisons

  7. Annica Gray (verified owner)

    Still after over 4 years I vape Black Note Forte 6mg, I like the taste. Over the year I have curse the bottles and the round packing as it was and that some time the drip top fall off/got stuck in the cap and one had the bottle opening bare and start to poor while watch TV .. oopsy daisy. That doesn’t happen now days and I’m more happy with the bottle except sometimes I get a batch where I can’t open the bottlesn need a knife to press around the ring.

    • catherine carden

      hi there Annica, thank you for your review, much appreciated. I’m sorry to hear you had a frustrating experience in the past with the old style bottles but I really appreciate you bringing this recent issue with some new ‘Chubby Gorilla’ designed brand bottles to my attention.

      On a positive note it’s great to hear you like the taste of Forte over the years.

      I have sent you a DM to see how you’re getting on and to investigate your feedback further.

      Best regards
      Catherine Vapour UK

  8. shaand (verified owner)

    Vapour uk deliver quickly and I have not had any issues so far. This is the 4th liquid I have ordered from Black Note. The other liquids I have tried are from the V line ( Pop and the Oriental) and one Lemon/oriental from another stockist. All are super smooth and pleasant but I have discovered I’m not really into tobacco with hints of fruit, I prefer the straight flavors. Forte to me has a very pleasant, simple flavor and is close to the taste of a real cigarette, although a very mild cigarette. I like the taste but it is too mild for me. It is not sweet but has a very subtle milkiness to it along with the notes of the burley. If it were stronger I would have given it 5 stars as the flavor is perfect. I have just ordered the Kentucky and Latakia, so hopefully will be more robust.

  9. David McMillan (verified owner)

    Ready the reviews above, I can only think that I was sent a bad batch as I and my colleagues can pick up no flavour from this liquid whatsoever.

  10. Darren (verified owner)

    I ordered 2 of each of the forte and legato…
    Although the liquid is decent and a fairly close alternative to smoking the packaging is shocking..
    The main issue is with the bottles..
    Upon arrival one of the forte had leaked inside the packaging tube..
    At first I was puzzled because the cap seemed to be securely on. When I attempted to remove the cap for closer inspection it was very difficult to remove , I finally managed it but the nozzle was stuck in the cap also.. I probably will not buy again because of this issue

  11. VP (verified owner)

    Not sure if I got it from a defective batch, but this has NO flavour at all! I was really looking forward to it reading all previous reviews, but it’s a great disappointment

  12. Jake (verified owner)

    This is the best of the range!

  13. Maginty (verified owner)

    Strong Cigarettes and Rollies

    So I smoked for years up until a few weeks ago. I tried e-cigs and pens for health reasons of my own but also my partner isn’t at all well so that was my main motivation, but tbh I didn’t really want to give up. I went and got loads of different tobacco e-liquids/juices from the shops / online after seeing rave reviews, they were all awful, perfume tasting, chemical tasting not even remotely close to tobacco.

    I smoked Embassy filter when I was a little more flush and tobacco when I wasn’t and smoked a LOT. Anyone who has smoked an Embassy Filer knows they are strong and you have to like smoking and the taste of tobacco to smoke them, I do, so I want to vape with something that is remotely tobacco tasting.

    No Perfume taste / decade old smoker

    I spent hours looking at reviews and products but constantly saw perfume in the descriptions of people’s reviews, that was until I found people talking about Black Note. I am so relieved, since buying these I haven’t brought anything else. I have tried Forte 18mg which has no perfume taste, is like actually smoking a cigarette and I am so relied, my 25 year habit has gone I haven’t touched a cigarette since.

    Sold out – noooo!

    The only thing is it is SOLD out again for 18mg nooooooooooo! Please get more it is now my treat (well actually go to but still a treat a more expensive – although well worth it – but pls get more product in).

    I will therefore have to try something else.

    Any recommendations?

    I prefer savoury (irl I love sweet things but not for my smoking/vaping), rich flavours that taste of strong tobacco roll ups or as mentioned similar to Embassy Filter type cigarettes – so any recommendations are welcome.

    For today though I will need to try maybe a Forte 12mg and maybe Legato just so I can get my 18mg hit – not tried anything other than the Forte yet so we’ll see.

    Other brands

    For those saying they don’t get it, I think someone else on here said that going from flavours like cookie or strawberry or anything non-tobacco your palette/taste buds are not going to appreciate this, it’s like taking mouthwash and then sipping a great red wine and wondering why it doesn’t taste great. Allow a break of time inbetween before trying this. Even if you’re still not sure I still have to say this to me is the best product out there and I have still to try the other flavours, the other options available from other brands just doesn’t come close.

    How you use it.

    Also I do think what you use to vape does have an impact, as it does impact the flavour. It still tastes great no matter what you use (I even refilled a standard cigarette e-cig the other day when out when I realised I have left my tank at home…I know desperate times and all that – but even that tasted better than normal tobacco e-liquids), but the taste definitely improves the better quality tank you use.

    Thanks Black Note – now Vapour get stocking up!!!!

  14. Nick (verified owner)

    I used to smoke roll-ups, and like several other reviewers here find that this is as close as you can get to all the things I used to like about them; but without all the less pleasant parts of it.
    My advice is, if you currently smoke rollies, try this: it’s better in every way. The roll-ups since tasted horrid, like a pale imitation of this stuff. I don’t miss them one bit.

  15. Annica (verified owner)

    I wounder why so often run out of 6mg Black Note FORTE
    Burley Tobacco – Rich & Smooth. I has happen now 3 times so I have to order myself from Netherland direct. Order home more please

    Vapour.UK Reply

    Thanks for the feedback Annica, not to worry we are fully stocked for now and the future..

  16. Nikhi (verified owner)

    I bought Burley Tobacco – Rich & Smooth and it’s a great product and the taste is very nice, didn’t feel I had to smoke really, only if the vapor had worked as it should, but that is another story. 12mg was a bit too strong for me, left a bit of nicotine taste on my tounge, so I guess I gonna try 6mg next time when I find a vapor that workes better then the one I bought

  17. Paul (verified owner)

    As someone who enjoyed smoking; especially the taste, when I quit there was a huge void that I tried to fill by going through more tobacco e liquids than I care to remember. Not a single liquid I tried even came close, the usual ashtray taste or a bad tobacco masked by biscuit – caramel – liquorice – smoke etc etc. After watching and reading lots of reviews I decided to give this a try, but I wasn’t very hopeful….. god damn was I wrong! This stuff is truly amazing. This is as close as you will get to smoking, without smoking. It might be a premium priced liquid but it’s a lot cheaper than smoking and worth every penny. Black Note….. outstanding!

  18. Oliver (verified owner)

    This really is the best tobacco e-liquid I’ve ever tried. I was a smoker of blue Old Holborn rollups for 15 years before switching to vaping.

    I’ve been vaping for 2 years, and have tried every flavor under the sun but still found myself wanting that burnt tobacco taste. There are plenty of other tobacco e-liquids out there with a decent selection of N.E.T’s, but none of them that I could find could come close to replicating that tobacco taste. Most of them were too artificial, or had a base of sweet tobacco which became tiresome over time.

    This one, however, tasted almost identical to an unfiltered rollup cigarette. It’s earthy and rich, with a VERY slight hint of sweetness. It has a slightly nutty end on the exhale, but the predominant taste is that of a cigarette. The throat hit @ 18mg is almost spot on too.

    For anyone looking to quit cigarettes, or is still having cigarette cravings years after taking up vaping (like me), then this is the most accurate representation I’ve tried so far. Don’t expect it to be a sweet tobacco, or a turkish or short cured Virginia, this is a replication of a dark Virginia, unfiltered. It’s amazing, and the best of the range IMO.

    Also – full marks to Super fast next day delivery and stockists of the best NET’s in the world 🙂 Thanks!

  19. ben (verified owner)

    absolutely amazing similarity to Camel without all the carcinogens,very creamy flavour.After adjusting the airflow on my Arc 3 with a 0.5 atomizer its just like taking a drag of a cigarette,i also vary my wattage so if i’m getting low in liquid i would try 9.8-10 watts and when full i adjusted to 11.5,getting that full on flavour.This process would be recomended more for social smokers or non pipe smokers,this is because i found 15 watts way to strong.After smoking chemical versions with fruit flavours i got extremely worried and didnt find them safe at all.NowI am extremely gratefull for this natural alternative can’t waight to try the other flavours.So if in doubt keep experimenting with the wattage to get the right throat hit,let yourself get used to the flavour and walla.

  20. Mike (verified owner)

    As an ex smoker of roll ups for 30+ years this Forte, along with Bravura, is the closest I have found to the smoking experience – I have tried all the other Black Note flavours (apart from Solo) and they are all very high quality and equally recommended. But Forte in an eGo One Mega tank with a 1 ohm coil on an an eGo One Mega battery is the closest I have found to my holy grail – the taste of an untipped Camel. Don’t ever run out of stock!

  21. Pete

    After the best part of 30 years smoking,Most of which i rolled my own.Vaping managed to get me to quit but there was always something lacking with tobacco flavored liquids.I Have tried many in the 18 months since i quit but this is by far the best i have tried.If you are looking to quit,This liquid is the way to go.
    Not the cheapest on the market but for a substitute to smoking,You cant go wrong,I read the reviews and rolled the dice.I ordered 1 after this review i will be ordering several more

  22. gary

    After buying an expensive tank and battery, I have to say that this liquid is totally different. Its absolutely fantastic. tastes just like a real cigarette now (strong Marlboro cigarettes comes to mind). So in my case I should not have blamed the liquid when it was my cheap device that affected the overall experience. Really sorry about this. I hope my revised review helps people to quit smoking for good.

  23. Dominic

    Delightful e-juice which has a strong taste of tobacco and a slight sweet after taste to delight the lips.
    There’s a strong throat hit and a great deal of vapour for a 50/50 juice.
    Highly recommended for any previous cigarette or pipe smokers.

  24. Adrian

    Now this one along with the Legato are very similar in their taste. Not as flavoursome as I found the cadenza but still a very nice vape. Bought another bottle along with Sonata and Adagio.
    As always really good service from Vapour UK.

  25. gary

    Very disappointed that this liquid (FORTE) tastes nothing like tobacco / roll ups / cigarettes / fags etc as all the other reviews suggest?. In my opinion there is just no taste to it whatsoever, its just blank vapour taste and nothing else. I also bought the ‘PRELUDE’ flavour as at the same time and that’s just the same. I have bought far better tasting tobacco e-liquids in the past and for a lot less money. I have to say that this is one of the worst and most expensive tobacco e-liquids that I have ever bought..

  26. Simon

    This e-liquid is quite simply the best juice I have ever tried. Clean tasting, full of flavour, utterly satisfying. I smoked tobacco for thirty years, and have been vaping for three. Vaping worked for me, but I still missed tobacco, till I tasted this. This is actually better than a cigarette, it’s not just a replacement, or a safer way of using nicotine, it’s an utter joy in its own right. Thank you Black Note.

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