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Scent Name: The Dead Hour of the Night
Manufacturer: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab – Halloweenies 2017: The Tell-Tale Heart
Scent Description and Notes: “Mist-shrouded pine and moonflower creeping over flaccid opium poppies.”-https://blackphoenixalchemylab.com/shop/limited-edition/weenies-2017/the-dead-hour-of-the-night/
Oil Color: The color of apricot jam.
Bottle Design and Artwork: This is a standard vial / imp size (1/32 oz). This is a decant which features the scent information on back and the image that would be on the bottle on front. The label art is as featured:
- ITI: Mmm, that’s a chillingly cool scent. The mist note intermingled with the pine come remind me of snow deep in the woods, cool, crisp, and raw. Opium poppies dance just around the edges of the two top notes, adding just a hint of danger to the scent.
- Wet: The opium poppy is stronger on my skin, but once again, the chilly mist and pine are the dominant (and welcomed) top notes. I think I can pickup some moonflower as there’s a faintly sweeter tone to the scent, but it’s not enough to detract from this scent’s star players.
- Dry: Hmm, the opium poppy settles wonderfully with the pine, making the scent woody resinous, but the pine is deeply aromatic and evocative enough paired with the mist to still be standout notes. It reminds me of Black Forest or Woods in Winter, but better.
Other Impressions: This reminds me more of Yules than of Poe. If you enjoy cool pine scents, give this a try. I will be seriously contemplating a bottle myself.