The idea of Hookah was invented in the Mughal era, but since then it has been quite in practice till today. Hookah or Huqqa is a water pipe that is used to smoke sweetened flavored tobacco. It is often termed as Shisha. Flavorings sweeten the taste and aroma of hookah tobacco which makes it more appealing to the people. Hookah is now a popular time pass for the youth which is safer than the other smoking elements but still has got disadvantages for health. It is found in different kinds of manners and sizes along with endless number of flavors. With the growing craze for hookah many hookah lounges have been popping up in various corners of the big cities in the country. So below are the list of the top flavors liked and consumed by the people:
10. BLUEBERRY MUFFIN
It is thick, creamy and buttery just like a muffin. It melts in the mouth just like having fresh wild blue berries. Girls can enjoy blueberry muffin flavor without worrying about the calories while boys can enjoy the taste element in the flavor. It rarely dries up the throat but even if you feel you can sip a glass of water to moisturize your throat and the continue taking the puffs. It leaves a pleasant aroma in the room and provides one of the finest flavors. While smoking hookah it gives you a very soothing and mild taste.
Just like mangoes give a favorable sensation even the hookah got some exotic flavors which are great to taste. Unlike the other mint and citrus fruit flavors the mango flavor offers a tang and sweet taste that enhance the overall hookah tasting experience. It leaves a slightly tart aftertaste with deliciously punchy flavor. Even the smoke offers a thickness. These mango flavored tobacco has the luscious essence of South American mangoes making it popular among the smokers worldwide. Thus, it is preferred mostly by those people who have love for extreme sweetness.
It has got a very powerful and strong orange essence while smoking this. It boasts a very juicy citrus flavor with the tang and tartness of fresh oranges. Orange flavor at times is very overwhelming but at the same time intense so mint should be used while smoking it. The strong citrus taste with its aroma is extremely refreshing giving a rich smoke. It tastes very sweet, intensive and delicious without any flaws. While consuming orange flavor hookah you need to keep in mind that not to heat it up much otherwise the taste can turn into a repulsive one making your hookah taste worse.
It is extremely smooth with a tart green grape flavor which once taken in mouth feels like eating natural fresh grapes. Grape Hookah is a mixture consisting of red grapes ,black grapes and green grapes. Trying grape hookah with mint cold and ice water it leaves an awesome flavor in the mouth which is not very strong and even smells good. Sometimes it got tastes of blueberry and pomegranate traces as well but has a kind of candy grape taste. Grape flavor’s taste last for longer in the mouth which itself makes the mouth water to puff for more. It gives a large amount of smoke while puffing out leaving its awesome smell in the air. The buzz is slight but very relaxing due to it’s duration.
Because of its sweet fruitiness along with the tart and sour mixture makes it taste delicious. Peach flavor seems very appetizing and strong due to its creamy layer. It has got smooth as well as pleasant smell almost like the peach iced tea. It tastes like real peach rather than a sweet candy. It even adds a flavor of nectarine in it and can mix very well with the other flavors too such as mint, vanilla, mandarin. It got most thickest smoke filling the whole room with its peachy aroma. Peach flavor hookah creates long lasting thick smoke.
It is a zest that is obtained from a plant of orchid. Vanilla is popular among people for its sweet flavor so does the vanilla flavored hookah. It feels like having vanilla ice-cream. This flavour is creamy and quiet silky that makes it more mouth watering. It got a very soft smoke unlike others. Vanilla flavour considered to be delicious on its own, is ideal for enriching any other hookah flavor. Since it can be easily mixed with any other flavours like apple, grape, orange and many more, it makes a great combination. Due to its rich creamy , buttery vanilla cream a fantastic and delightful taste and aroma is generated in the air and the smell is also enticing.
4. PAN RASNA
This flavor got the original taste of masala pan and thus can be a substitute for the people who love to have pan. Pan Rasna is wonderful and delightful in taste. It is a mixture of many fruity essences such as cherry, pomegranate etc. along with slight essence of mint. The flavor gives a very sweet and refreshing aroma making you feel amazing. It provides with a very delightful experience to the pan lovers thus making them cool and reviving their mind. Pan Rasna can be enjoyed puffing alone as a single flavor but adding other flavors to it will make it taste more pleasant and delightful. The combinations can be done mostly with kiwi or mint.
3. BUBBLE GUM
As a kid we used to love eating bubble gums and even as a youth we have it whenever we feel like. But you can even have a taste of it in this bubble gum flavor hookah which tastes like a real gum only along with a discrete taste which stays in the mouth for a longer time throughout the session of hookah. The smell and the essence of this flavor is enticing and splendid. It puffs out a lot of smoke and contains a candy trace inside it which is quite tangy making it more amazing to smoke. If you are mostly driven by scents, the surely this one is the best flavoed hookah you should go for.
It is one of the most rejuvenating and refreshing flavors providing a chill and breezy taste to your hookah if taken with rose water and ice base. Mint flavor is considered not to be overwhelmingly strong but giving a pleasant taste as well as a minted aroma. This has a smoothing effect that lingers for a longer time in the mouth and the savor is very light. Even if the mint flavor is refreshing it is better to mix it with the other flavors to make it taste more soothing and delicious. A hookah lover must include mint, as it is advised to apply mint under the chief flavor underneath of bowl in the ratio of 3:1 i.e. chief flavor to mint. It can easily mix with any other flavors becoming lighter and smoother such as apple, sweet melon. The smoke formed is thick and puffy.
1. DOUBLE APPLE
The greatest and the best flavor of all the all flavors which delivers a sweet and smooth flavor. No other flavor can be compared to this double apple flavor as it pleasant and soft aroma. It is the best flavor for a person having hookah as you will enjoy puffing it. Double apple produces dense smoke and giving a taste of eating delicious sweet juicy apples making it more tempting. The taste is changeable at times it tastes sugary and at times it tastes like anise or licorice. The aroma is also kind of an anise. If mixed with banana and mint it will give a good taste. But as the name suggests Double Apple, it has an exotic blend of green and red apple flavor which makes it more appealing among the people thus making it the most popular flavor of world.
With the growing demand for smoking hookah these days many new hookah brands have become popular among the youths such Al Fakher, Starbuzz, Fumari and the list goes on. Thus, sometimes it is quite difficult to choose from the many flavors which one is the best to taste. But if you are a new comer in the field of smoking hookah it will be best to start with the simplest yet best flavors.
Although hookah is considered to be less dangerous than cigarette smoking but according to WHO it can be detrimental to a person’s health as smoking cigarettes.