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Lonesome Rider (2016)
by Tauer


Lonesome Rider information

Year of Launch2016
GenderShared / Unisex
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 34 votes)

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PerfumerAndy Tauer

About Lonesome Rider

Lonesome Rider is a shared / unisex perfume by Tauer. The scent was launched in 2016 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Andy Tauer

Lonesome Rider fragrance notes

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Reviews of Lonesome Rider

Another Tauer that pairs too much longevity, too much sillage, and an insipid, caustically tart/synthetic core that really leaves one feeling lonesome, since it's so hard to stand next to anyone wearing this.

If you know its predecessor, Incense Flash, which is basically the prototype or base structure here, but refitted with "leather," then perhaps this is for you. Like its forebear, Rider is equally headache inducing and caustically overbearing. It is somehow too tart, too thin, too bright, and too much while stitching together some saddle of pleathery, vinyly tannin.

I cannot wear this and unfortunately it's durability resists scrubbing. It's cloyingly longlasting and incredibly protrusive with its sillage. I understand why people love this (and Incense Flash), but if you're looking for something that ranks a sublime confidence paired with bold vision, Lonesome Rider is merely drifting out from the sand dunes of an empty, dystopic, alkaline desert.
05th July, 2017
Mysore sandalwood, frankincense, dry rose petals, vetiver & pepper are pulverized and the powdered mixture is sprinkled upon burning coal.
The aroma from the fumes attained as described above is the opening. Your cotton shirt & leather jacket catches the aroma of the fumes and that is the dry down of this fragrance.
This is the fragrance that captures middle eastern vibe perfectly.

Projection: 8.5/10
Longevity: 10 hours

01st May, 2017
Smoky, woody, leather reminiscent of Royal English Leather. After a while the rose and iris enter the picture and then the sandalwood and ambergris give it an out-of-doors quality. Very nice. It's a good option for those who don't want too much rose.
21st April, 2017
cacio Show all reviews
United States
From the name one would expect another challenging tperfume like Lonestar Memories. But it is not. It is a very dry, slightly smoky and phenolic leather, but overall clean and somewhat fresh. There are hints of the West, but just hints. As it goes, one realizes that this is actually closer to certain tyes of vetiver (Indian ocean?), that have a woody, smoky aspect.
18th August, 2016
Skanky Animalic Leather Cyphre with Rose thrown in..if you are into animalic leathers this is for's for me, anyway!
13th July, 2016
ION-ONE Show all reviews
United Kingdom
Received a very generous sample from the dedicated website upon its release. On this occasion, my idea about how the scent SHOULD smell was well off. Expecting a butch smoke filled leather dominant, animalic cowboy on a ranch only made the airy floral even more stunning!

Straight out of the sprayer, I got a kind of classic Chanel female scent: think the sharpness of No 19 along with the floral-aldehyde fizz of No5. In line with such classics, there is at the heart of this a compelling juxtaposition: in this case between clean, pretty florals (a mix of Ion-Ones giving violet, rose, jasmine) against a slightly animalic smoke. To be sure, its mostly (80%) a bright uplifting floral vs 20% dirt. Something here reminds me of walking in the English countryside on a bright spring day - not the picture-perfect countryside, but a working, agricultural scene with some near extinguished bonfire in the distance wafting in and out in the wind.

A sharp opening that assaults the senses leads to unfolding florals, notably a chalky violet, airy jasmine and classy rose (the Iris note being hard to pick out from the medley). It doesn't really dry-down to something animalic or smokey, as those elements are there from the start, becoming more noticeable as the floral noise fades. The smoke is quite clean and at the same time meaty (perhaps the castoreum) - something like the liquid smoke you can buy in a bottle for adding to BBQ meat dishes.

Overall a unique artistic unisex scent. The most interesting part lies beneath the surface and won't scare anyone off, but makes this more than just a well executed floral. I don't get leather but this is compensated for by the smokey animalic undertone. A diversion from Tauers normal style whist remaining arty. I might even call this post-modern, and somehow recall Skai by Comme Des Garcons along with those Chanel classics. Intense projection and longevity that will be noticed.
11th June, 2016

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