There have been some hilarious threads of people describing this aftershave in the past. Many descriptions involved old catcher’s mitts and John Wayne’s sweat in some form....
Have you seen this @OkieStubble ? Looks good to me!I love it however it has a 'endurance' and 'projection' that is not for everyone. In fact, given how potent an elixir Special Reserve is, I don't use it too often. SWMBO is sensitive to scents that are too overpowering.
With this in mind, I noticed JCarr's mention of Bootlegger's El Dorado mix. After doing a little research I realized I had all the necessary components to make up a batch for myself.
I wound up using English Leather cologne instead of aftershave because all I had was the former. Otherwise I followed the recipe and I am storing it in a vintage Royall Spyce bottle -
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Of course I had to ensure the bottle was appropriately labeled .
Have you seen this @OkieStubble ? Looks good to me!
Definitely ‘old school,’ think ‘John Wayne’ in a WWII movie! Great value IMO and well worth a try!