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Geo F. Trumper Astor Cologne

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Trumpers Astor is a cologne that I would recommend for just about anybody to try. I'm a firm believer in the old saying "different strokes for different folks" and nothing is made for everyone but Astor is a unique proposition. The scent isn't really like anything I've come across. That doesn't mean that other similar fragrances don't exist, I just haven't been drawn to try them for one reason or another.

What really draws me to this cologne is the complexity. It has so many layers that young/old, hip/old fashioned, traditional/metrosexual, there's something in there that appeals to all those genres. The best way I can describe the scent actually came from my wife. She called it leather with baby powder. Now, while that doesn't sound good, believe me it is. It's like a rugged man's man with a slight soft undercurrent. It's not dominating, but not delicate. It's definitely more of an enhancing fragrance than a defining one.

Like all Trumpers fragrances this is a little pricey, but well packaged and of solid quality and staying power.

Given the price, you may want to send for a sample first but at least give it a try. This really is a great scent.

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Cologne takes on a different scent with each wearer, but Trumper's line doesn't seem to agree with me. This cologne actually gave me a sore throat - and it was only on my wrist. I tried to wash it off with three different soaps but it likes me way more than I like it.

You couldn't pay me to wear this again.
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1880.

That's when Astor is said to have hit the scene. If true, that means George Trumper himself dreamt it up, went into the underground vaults below his shop at No. 9 Curzon Street and blended this jewel to timeless perfection.

If he were an American I'd say he hit a home run; but in English terms, he belted a six.

Astor is old-world gentlemanly delight. It's fresh fragrant herbs, a dash of spicy caraway and a bit of leather, settled on a bed of musky sandalwood. It's equal parts warm and crisp. It's comforting like a well-worn cardigan. It's subtle and not cloying -- the older, less brash brother of Eucris.

It reminds me of my grandfather, but even though I'm 25 it's something I'll gladly wear.

Definitely a scent for cooler weather. Somewhat pricey at ~$70 for 100ml, but wonderfully packaged in the distinctive frosted-glass and embossed bottle of the "Trumper Collection," with a shaker nozzle and signature crown lid.

Wonderful.
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Sample vial, so no rating for price, packaging, or atomizer. This is a cologne that smells like a cologne. If you enjoy wearing cologne-y colognes, I imagine you will enjoy this. It is, in fact nicely complex; it is clear as it wears that it has a lot of layers--some leather, some vanilla, some florals (I think). However, it did not evoke any strong reaction from me and is not likely to be one I'll be wearing often.
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