WHAT I SMELL: Moscow Mule kicks off with a zesty, but subtle bergamot which then amps up to a wonderfully delicious ginger and lime. It’s like a little bit of happiness in a spritz. I love this opening so much that I wish the perfume would remain in this realm forever, but unfortunately it continues it’s journey past the zesty jubilance. But no worries, Moscow Mule continues its progression to reveal a green apple note that keeps the perfume bright and light. There’s just a hint of a hairspray note on top of the apple, but it’s not enough to overpower or take away from the green fruit. This is where the perfume resides and wonderfully so as it’s fresh and breezy and an easy wear. A bit of ambroxan gives the perfume a little depth beneath the apple, but the overall star is the apple. Finally after quite some time, a clean and cottony woodsy musk wraps up the fruitful journey.
From the Juliette Has A Gun website:
Moscow Mule’s olfactory trail hypnotizes its audience, as if it were inviting everyone to share, over a glass of something, a timeless moment, where tongues are loosened and bodies scolding hot. A twist of ginger for the sexy side, a zest of lemon for the punch! A limitless pleasure to be consumed without moderation.
WHAT IT SMELLS LIKE TO ME: Moscow Mule is a happy mule.
THREE WORD S THAT DESCRIBE MOSCOW MULE: refreshing, delightful, positive
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT MOSCOW MULE: CaFleureBon, EauMG, Colognoisseur
BOTTOM LINE: Moscow Mule is a great summer splash of a perfume. It’s completely unisex and is perfect to wear as an everyday fragrance. The only downside is that the perfume wears into a rather generic woody musk, but that just means you just have to spritz more of it on which would be just like having a second cocktail. And is that such a bad thing?
- Bone Rating: 3 out of possible 5 bones
- Scent: Floral Citrus
- Nose: Romano Ricci
- Classification: Unisex
- Expense: $100 for 50 ml eau de parfum
September 11, 2018 at 1:25 pm
Sounds quite nice for a warm day! I will check this one out for sure.
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September 13, 2018 at 2:55 am
Interestingly, I do not smell any citrus at all. It would have worked better for me had I got lime and bergamot. I was very proud of myself when I smelled apple in it without reading the notes – but that was the most positive part of my impression from this perfume. I do not actively dislike it but I do not smell anything that would make me want to wear it.
September 13, 2018 at 5:58 am
The citrus last but for a short bit…as for the perfume, it’s not something that I would normally wear, but my husband LOVES the perfume….just going to show that we all have different tastes and that there is something to love for us all!
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