Manufactured by Swedish Match, 01 Original Portion is part of The Lab Series of snus. These brands of snus were designed from the ground up by Swedish Match in order to create a better snusing experience with comfortable portions and a no drip formula. I’ve wanted to try 01 Original portion for a while now, so I was excited when I received my can in the mail earlier this week. Each can of 01 Original has 24 portions of snus with 0.9 grams of snus per portion. The nicotine content is 8mg per portion of snus.
Once I opened my can of 01 Original, I was greeted with an aroma which was comprised mainly of bergamot and tobacco. Once I placed a portion into my mouth, I was greeted with a salty tobacco taste, which also had hints of bergamot. The bergamot flavor continued to develop for about twenty five minutes before it began to subside and the tobacco taste took over. The flavor itself reminded me a lot of a toned down version of General Onyx. The tobacco flavor stayed smooth and tasty, and after an hour I was still able to taste a little bit of flavor!
One thing I really enjoy about 01 Original is the slim portion design. 01 portions fit very comfortably in my mouth, and they are extremely discreet while still allowing me to enjoy the experience of a full size portion. I was also impressed at how long I could keep a portion in for without experiencing any drip. I finally took my portion out after an hour, and had yet to experience any drip whatsoever.
Overall, I recommend 01 Original to those who enjoy a tobacco dominant snus with a little bit of citrus. I love having 01 Original while drinking my morning coffee since its produces very little drip, and the tobacco tastes goes well with the coffee. I also strongly suggest this snus if you are looking for a discreet full size brand, as well as something which produces very little drip.