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For some reason, this scent reminds me of The Neverending Story.  I’m not sure of it is the name or the combination of notes, but I have the title track spinning through my head as we speak.

Scent Name:  Gomorrah

Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Wanderlust

Scent Description and Notes: “One of the Biblical Cities on the Plain, destroyed by God with fire and brimstone because of its people’s pride, prosperous ease, deceit, hedonism and indolence, and their callous, uncharitable hearts. A gritty, sordid and languid scent: ripe fig, date and currant with black herbs.” -BPAL

Oil Color:  It looks like ripe peach in a bottle.

Bottle Design and Artwork: This is a standard vial / imp size (1/32 oz). The label wrapped around the bottle features an Art-Deco inspired Phoenix with the the name of the company at the bottle of the image. On the other side, the title of the scent written in large, clear black font outlined with red on the front.

Scent: 

  • In the Imp (ITI):  My first impression upon sniffing is is Oh Yeah!.  I like the sensual and darkly oriental nature of the scent I’m getting on first sniff.  It’s intoxicating.
  • Wet: Earthy herbs with a slight soil tinge, luscious fig, some date, and …odd…something with green quality that’s slightly like juniper.
  • Dry: Fig, a hint of sweetness from the dates and currants, and some herbiness that tend toward a soil note along with that touch of green.  Its’ lovely and very subtle when dried.

Other Impressions: Tony seemed to like it, but I couldn’t get much out of him in terms of notes he smelled.

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