The Alpaca Egy Bowl is a new take on the classic Egyptian style bowl. This bowl features a dome-like spire at the bottom, which helps decrease the amount of tobacco that the bowl holds. The bowl is made in the USA with a proprietary clay mix and glazes, ensuring a high-quality and durable product. The spire also creates a “moat” around the center, preventing the loss of juice or flavor and keeping your pipe clean. The bowl has been specifically designed to fit the Kaloud Lotus HMD perfectly, making it a great option for those who use this heat management device.
The Alpaca Egy Bowl has a capacity of around 25-30g of tobacco, varying based on the type of tobacco or flavour used. It is 4 inches (~10cm~) tall and 3 inches (~7.5cm~) wide at the top.
The Egy Bowl has a unique design that features a dome-like spire at the bottom with multiple holes scattered throughout the bowl. It is made of high-quality clay that is durable and long-lasting. The bowl is offered in various glaze styles, allowing you to choose the one that best fits your taste and setup. The bowl is suitable for blonde and medium leaf tobacco’s and works well with fluff and semi-dense packs. The dome-like spire and multiple holes add restriction to your draw, providing a little more flavor than a super open draw. It also prevents loss of juice and reduces the amount of tobacco needed.
Pros and Cons of the Alpaca Egy Bowl
- The dome-like spire design decreases the amount of tobacco the bowl holds, saving you flavour.
- The raised spire and multiple smaller holes add restriction to your session, providing a tighter draw and more flavor.
- The Alpaca Egy bowl is hand-crafted in the USA with a proprietary food-safe clay mix and glaze, ensuring high quality and durability.
- The bowl’s unique design also includes a “moat” around the center, preventing juice or flavor loss and keeping your pipe clean.
- The Alpaca Egy Bowl is specifically designed to fit the Kaloud Lotus I+ HMD perfectly.
- Compatible with aluminum foil and the AOT Provost.
- The bowl’s size and color may vary due to the handmade nature of the product.
How to use the Alpaca Egy Bowl
When using the Alpaca Egy bowl, it is important to pack your bowl using the correct density required by your tobacco or flavour type. Always keep your flavour packed below the rim to avoid it touching your foil or heat management device. This bowl is specifically is recommended for blonde and medium leaf tobacco’s. To achieve the best results, we recommend pairing the Alpaca Egy Bowl with a heat management device such as the Kaloud Lotus I+. This combination will ensure a perfect fit and a smooth and enjoyable smoking experience. It is also suitable to use foil with an AOT Provost. The amount of charcoal depends on the size of coal you plan to use. A lot of factors contribute to what’s best, such as the kind of flavour being used, the type of heat management device and so on. Have a specific question? Feel free to message us!
Compared to traditional Egyptian bowls, the Alpaca Egy Bowl offers a modern take on the classic design with its dome-like spire. which decreases the amount of tobacco the bowl holds, and the “moat” around the center, which prevents juice or flavor from being lost and keeps your pipe clean. It is similar in design to the traditional Egyptian bowls but with the added benefits of being handcrafted in the USA with a proprietary clay mix and glazes, and being tested for heavy metals and carcinogens to ensure safety. The higher quality clay compensates for using less flavour, meaning session time isn’t compromised. Compared to other Alpaca bowls, we recommend the Egy for someone looking to have longer sessions using a blond or medium leaf tobacco. Unlike many of Alpaca’s smaller bowls, the Egy is HMD compatible.
Looking for something similar but with a smaller capacity? If you’re okay with only using foil, Alpaca has a Medium Egy Version which is similar in design.
How the Alpaca Egy Bowl Has Evolved From Previous Models
The Alpaca Egy Bowl is an updated version of the traditional Egyptian style bowl, with several improvements made for a more enjoyable smoking experience. The bowl is made with Alpaca’s proprietary clay mix and glazes, which are made in the USA. The bowl also features a protruded holed platform that creates a “moat” around the center, helping to prevent juice and flavor loss and keeping your pipe clean. Additionally, the Egy Bowl is designed to fit perfectly with the Kaloud Lotus HMD, making it one of the most modernly reinvented hookah bowls on the market.
The Alpaca Egy Bowl is compatible with all modern hookah pipes. This includes any traditional style hookah that has a male head receiving port. It is specifically designed to fit the Kaloud Lotus I+ HMD perfectly, but it can also be used with other HMD’s. It is also compatible with foil and Provost. The bowl is best used with blonde and medium leaf tobacco’s.
Allow the bowl to cool down after your session before washing. Sudden temperature changes can cause cracking. Remove the flavor and then wipe the trench with a wet cloth under running water. Use soap to wash the bowl. Allow to dry. For quick reloading, use an oven glove or thick rag to handle the bowl so that you can pack while it is hot. Take extra caution while doing so.
Got questions about the Alpaca Egy Bowl? Here are some answers to commonly asked questions:
Q: What type of tobacco is best suited for the Alpaca Egy Bowl?
A: The Egy Bowl is best suited for blonde and medium leaf tobacco’s. This is due to its similarity in design to a traditional Egyptian bowl.
Q: Is the Alpaca Egy Bowl safe to use?
A: Yes, the Egy Bowl is made in the USA with a 100% food safe glaze and kitchenware clay. The clay is tested for heavy metals and carcinogens, ensuring that it is safe to use.
Q: How does the Alpaca Egy Bowl compare to other bowls on the market?
A: The Alpaca Egy Bowl is similar to traditional Egyptian bowls in concept. However, it features a dome-like spire which decreases the amount of tobacco the bowl needs. Since the clay is higher quality, this won’t sacrifice session time. A raised holed platform that creates a “moat” around the center. This prevents juice or flavor from being lost and keeps your pipe clean. It is also designed to fit the Kaloud Lotus I+ HMD perfectly.
Q: What is the capacity of the Alpaca Egy Bowl?
A: The Alpaca Egy Bowl has a capacity of 25-30g of tobacco, varying based on the density of your pack.