Originally Posted by Merc300
I bought it locally at a department store. Creed confirmed they were official. I wonder if my batch is one of the good ones because I remember smelling a SMW tester once that was totally awesome. This one smells nice but my recollection of the tester makes me wonder if my mind isn't playing tricks on me. I'm not getting the ice cold metallic. This version smells more like spring in the mountain where the snow is melting versus the tester I had smelled of january at the mountain and had the ice coldness of the snow.
If you like it, I say keep it. Quite a few of the fragrances in the Creed line have batch inconsistencies varying from year to year, so it's likely that the SMW you smelled before is a little different.