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Scent Name:  Burial

Manufacturer:  Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Bewitching Brews

Scent Description and Notes: The Dark Side of Earth: deep, brooding forest scents, including juniper and patchouli. The scent of upturned cemetery loam mingling with floral offerings to the dead. – BPAL

Oil Color: A light hay color.

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 name of the company next to the phoenix. On the other side, the title of the scent written in large, clear black font outlined with red on the front.


  • ITI:  I’m more intrigued by this scent than I had anticipated.  It’s very much a loam, rich and moist, followed by the lovely and sharply green juniper and evergreen note, but there’s an interesting smokiness to it as well that I’m really liking.
  • Wet: It really does smell like there is some labdanum in this blend just against the juniper and evergreen notes.  The loam note  hoovers just underneath while the lightest impression of floral keeps the scent from becoming too dark and somber.
  • Dry:  As it dries, it’s just a wonderful symphony of florals -roses, lilies, and another white, slightly spicy floral – underneath a deep loam and a smoky veil covering it all.
Other Impressions: This is up for bottle consideration.  I really enjoyed it.