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Trumper Bay Rum Cologne...

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First - let me say, the reason price is not involved in this review is the screaming deal I snagged on this bottle from QED.... $33 friggin dollars. Grab one while you can.

Now - onto the review.

First.... let me say thank you to Trumpers for packaging this cologne in the manner they do. What a delightful experience to behold - opening and storing this scent! Just a beautiful box, gorgeous bottle, neat crown stopper - you get the deal (note - notice the plastic wrapping around the collar of the bottle to insure the top stays on during shipment.)

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So now that we got it open.... how does it smell?

In my opinion - this is without question the most elegant bay rum on the market. Bay Rum is oft considered a "cheap" or "abrasive" scent, but that is usually the brash, run of the mill, "unrefined" bay rums which tend to be a bit noxious/headache inducing. Trumper Bay Rum - while at heart, is a Bay Rum, is a much more subtle, complex, and well rounded bay rum. Think of what hammam boquet is to Rose - is what Trumpers Bay Rum is to bay rum. It IS mainly Bay Rum - but it has oh so much more.

Really a splendid wear - which I would recommend for any casual/easy going occasion. This is a cologne that makes you walk a little lighter, breathe a little deeper, and really takes you to a more "relaxed" place. This is a easy breezy weekend scent, or something you'd wear to a picnic in the park, a walk with your loved one, or any other casual affair.

It will be noticed... but it will not offend.

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Meh... Smells OK, seems to be a high-quality fragrance, but it was totally gone by the time I got to work one hour later. The retail price of this cologne is high-end, so I expected much better. I'm going to stick with Ogallala Bay Rum...an excellent old-time barbershop scent, inexpensive, and lasts for several hours on my skin.

This was from a sampler, so I didn't rate Price, Packaging, or Quality of Atomizer.
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Sample vial, so no ratings for price, packaging, or atomizer. My first experience with Bay Rum. Indeed, I smell bay, rum, and cloves. I was expecting a stronger scent, but this was slightly sweet and very, very light. In fact, I don't think it even lasted two hours. Not complex (as I said, bay, rum, and cloves was all I got--three very clear notes), but not artificial smelling or cloying either. It is clear this is a decent cologne, but I am undecided as to whether bay rum is a good scent for me. I would say Trumper's version is not.
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A nice bay rum scent IMO, *but* you have to put a lot of this stuff on for it to have any staying power, and I mean a lot. Don't know if others have found this, but the cologne went bad after around 18 months of having it, despite having stored it in decent conditions. That's a very limited shelf life for a cologne, IMO.

Personally I'm disappointed in this cologne and wouldn't buy it again.
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