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In light of the Halloweenie updates, I thought I’d review a few of the Halloweenies from a couple years ago.  This one I wanted to review earlier, but it was misplaced during our move.

Scent Name:  Halloween: Las Vegas

Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab –  Halloweenie: Forum Only: Halloween 2011

Scent Description and Notes: HALLOWEEN: LAS VEGAS
Ah, love, let us be true
To one another! for the world, which seems
To lie before us like a land of dreams,
So various, so beautiful, so new,
Hath really neither joy, nor love, nor light,
Nor certitude, nor peace, nor help for pain;
And we are here as on a darkling plain
Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight,
Where ignorant armies clash by night.

On Halloween in 2007, surrounded by our loved ones, I married the man of my dreams in Las Vegas. True to the nature of our relationship, it was a costumed event – a pirate-themed wedding – and it was as merry, strange, and wonderful as a Halloween wedding should be.

Ted, I love you. You are the poetry in my soul, you are the dreams of my heart. You are everything I need, and I love you with a passion that transcends all time, space, and logic.

The aftermath of piratical nuptials: walls smeared with red and black frosting, copious amounts of spilled red wine, the leftover contents of three full bars, dry leaves and desert flowers crushed into carpet, tobacco smoke, and champaca incense in a cloud of body-heat amped Snake Oil and Dorian.” -BPAL

Oil Color:Watered down orange jello color.

Bottle Design and Artwork: This is a standard vial / imp size (1/32 oz). This is a decant from ralenth.  On the back, she has the notes of the scent in large, cursive font.  On the side, she has her decanting name, while the front features the name of the collection and the name of the scent framing the image. of a velvet camped woman and a man in a tuxedo walking through ivy-strewn columns while embracing each other.

Scent:  

  • ITI: Yeah, that’s re wine.  To my nose, it’s the smell of a check box wine mixed with Robitussin   I do get the sugary sweetness of frosting, the vanilla aspects of Snake Oil/Dorian, and some musk.
  • Wet: Boozy cherry wine, stale frosting, tobacco, musk and vanilla.  I’m makes me a little uneasy for some reason. 
  • Dry:  Wafers, stale red wine, vanilla, musk, incense no longer burning, and sugar from the frosting.  It’s better now, but I don’t think I could put up with the dry down on a consistent basis. 

Other Impressions: Cider made with apple skins, a little apple jack, and some other spice Tony can’t identify.

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