How long can you smoke a hookah?

People always ask how long they can smoke a hookah without harsh flavor. There are couple recommendations, as well as some suggestions to prolong the session.

People from Tangier’s say that you can smoke a bowl for an entire day, but they do not mention how much tobacco they put in a bowl. Many hookah masters say that you can smoke a=for as long as the flavor has not changed its qualities. It varies from 20-30 minutes to an hour and a half. It all depends on the brand and type of tobacco.

When it comes to health, the less you smoke the better. If you smoke more often than couple times a week you know how hard it is to smoke for short period.

There are no implied limits on how long you should smoke. Usually, the tobacco itself will let you know when is the time to stop.

Manufacturers use different amount of juice in tobacco. Because of that every brand has its own qualities when It comes to smoking. DarkSide or Tangier’s are good for 50 minutes on average/. Something like Afzal or Serbetli are good for 40 minutes.

The length of session also depends on how you pack the bowl. Pressed tobacco would be lighter but lasts less. Fluffy pack usually holds its flavor for longer period of time. 

The size of the bowl also plays big part in length of the session. There are bowls that can hold 30 to 50 grams of tobacco, average size bowl holds about 12-15 grams. Phunnel style bowls are good for moist tobacco, standard Turkish style bowls are better for dry tobacco. 

When you decide on the style of session you would like to get keep in mind these different aspects of the hookah making. You have to decide what is more important for you to be able to make a decision