The Best Non-Sweet Vape Juice Flavours

The Best Non-Sweet Vape Juice Flavours

There's a huge variety of sweet-flavoured e-liquids, but what if these aren't your thing? What about non-sweet vape juice? As well as fruit, candy, and dessert-style e-liquid flavours, there's also a great range of other, non-sweet options out there. 

Whether you're just switching over from smoking to vaping and want a vape with tobacco-tasting e-liquid, or simply enjoy non-sweet flavours more than the sweeter options, here we dive into some of our top products for this. Explore our list of the best non-sweet vape juice flavours at

Tobacco Vape Juice

Some users might want a feeling of familiarity when making the move from cigarettes to vapes. Alternatively, you might be further into your vaping journey, and simply enjoy the taste of tobacco more than the sweet vape juices out there. Whatever the reason, here's our top tobacco non-sweet vape juice product.


Straight N Cut Tobacco

IVG's Straight N Cut Tobacco 10 ml offers a classic, no-nonsense tobacco taste - ideal for those who want a straightforward, all-tobacco flavour alternative to their non-sweet vape juice. The e-liquid brings a rich, warm tobacco flavour, with a satisfying smooth finish. It's available in 3 mg, 6 mg, 12 mg, and 18 mg nicotine strengths. With such a wide range of strengths available, we're confident you'll find one to match your preferences.

Straight N Cut Tobacco comes in a 50/50 PG/VG blend. This ratio gives the e-liquid a strong flavour and decent throat hit, which can further help offer a sense of familiarity to smoking cigarettes when transitioning over to vaping. Learn more about this PG/VG ratio in our guide "50/50 Vape Juice: Everything You Need to Know"

Compatible with: Best suited to lower-powered, smaller devices like pod systems and vape pens. Check the manufacturer's guidance for further details.

Menthol and Mint Flavoured Vape Juices

If you prefer a minty flavour range, there are plenty of unsweetened vape juice UK products that offer this. Here are just a few of the menthol, non-sweet vape juice options available at


Just Menthol

The Just Menthol 10 ml e-liquid by IVG is exactly that - a clean, all-menthol vape juice for those who love this classic taste. Just Menthol is a 50/50 PG/VG blend, offering a strong icy flavour and throat hit. Its cool, crisp flavour makes for a refreshing vaping experience, with no added sweet notes. Available in a wide selection of nicotine strengths, these include 3 mg, 6 mg, 12 mg, and 18 mg. 

Compatible with: Best suited to lower-powered, smaller devices, including pod systems and vape pens. Check the manufacturer's guidance for further details.


Cucumber (With Menthol Overtones)

AIS's Cucumber Shortfill 50 ml is a unique non-sweet vape juice UK vapers can find on As its name suggests, this e-liquid has a refreshingly cool cucumber taste to it, which is pretty unusual - but that's not all. This top flavour also comes with menthol overtones, adding an extra fresh edge.

This e-liquid is a shortfill, meaning it's a nicotine-free, flavoured vape juice. These products come with a 10 ml - 20 ml space where you can dilute the liquid with a nic shot. Learn more about shortfills in our guide "Shortfill E-Liquid: What It Is and How to Use It"

With this Cucumber Shortfill, you can vape it as is, with a 0 mg nicotine strength, or add a nic shot to it. Explore a range of non-sweet nic shots further down the page.

Compatible with: Suitable for sub-ohm style vaping, including devices like box mod kits. Check the manufacturer's guidance for further details.


Fresh Mint

The Bar Favourites Fresh Mint from IVG has a cooling mint flavour, blending the fresh taste of garden mint with icy menthol. This non-sweet vape juice is a nic salt, meaning it offers a smooth throat hit, even when high in nicotine. It's also available in 10 mg and 20 mg nicotine strengths. 

As a nic salt, the Bar Favourites Fresh Mint is best for above-ohm vaping - specifically, 0.8ohm resistance and above. 

Compatible with: Suitable for low-powered devices, such as pod systems and some vape pens. Check the manufacture's guidance for further details.

Non-Sweet Nic Shots

If you've picked out a non-sweet shortfill, and want to dilute it with a nic shot, there are lots of great-tasting, non-sweet options to enhance your nicotine vaping experience. Here are just a couple of our top picks, you can view the full range of nic shots here.


Ice Shot

The Ice Shot 10 ml by Nic Nic has an icy, menthol edge to it - perfect for bringing out shortfills with minty overtones, like AIS's Cucumber non-sweet vape juice above. This nic shot has an 18 mg nicotine strength, and when diluted into a shortfill, will create a 3 mg/ml nicotine strength e-liquid. 

Compatible with: Shortfill e-liquids. When diluted into a shortfill, the vape juice created is suitable for sub-ohm style vapes like box mods.


Nic Shot

Nic Nic's Nic Shot 10 ml is an unflavoured nic shot. As it's tasteless, it pairs well with a huge range of different non-sweet vape juice shortfills. Available in an 18 mg nicotine strength, when diluted into a shortfill this creates a 3 mg/ml nicotine strength e-liquid.

Compatible with: Shortfill e-liquids, and therefore sub-ohm style vapes like box mods.

Choosing the right flavours can be exciting but overwhelming - especially if you're new to vaping. Want to learn more about the best vape juice flavours around? To help make the task of selecting a flavour easy, we explore the Best Vape Juice Flavours in our ultimate guide. Find this article and more like it on our blog.

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