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    Default A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Just wondering which one these the people that either own both or have tried both would think is the better one, if they had to choose? Which wins out in terms of lasting power and versatility do you think? I can only justify buying one of them, so which should it be?

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Pure Malt. I was severely disappointed by Sunessence and plan on selling it. It's pretty much a lighter A*Men without a lot of the fun
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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Agreed. Pure Malt has a beautiful note from the casks it's aged in, whereas Sunessence is basically just a "borified" A*Men.
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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Sunessence is a bad joke. Pure Malt, although i actually like A*Men better, absolutely annihilates Sunessence in every aspect possible

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    Pure Malt by KO!

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    Have both. Prefer Pure Malt.

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Pure Malt
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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    to put it in better perspective you are arguably comparing the best TM fragrance (Pure Malt) to the worst (Sunessense) This is not my opinion though since I have never smelled Sunessense, this is purely off reviews from imo creditable reviewers. But I do own Pure Malt and would find it hard for TM to top that bad boy.

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Oh no I believe the worst TM frag is Ice*Men.

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    Pure Malt is the best
    Mugler Cologne is the second best
    Angel Men is the third best
    B*Men is the fourth best


    That's how I would rank it, I tried Sunessence yesterday by the way, the full name for Sunessence is A*Men Sunessence Edition Orage d`Ete. Basically it's a summer fresh version of Angel Men, as you can imagine, the gourmand notes are severely toned down, a citrus note is added and a blast of cleaniness as well. To me it smelled okay on the scent strip, after I applied it on my skin, it went off and I had to wash my hands...

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    pure malt is better............if you can find it.

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Pure Malt is outstanding, but over-the-top for summer wear, IMO, as is regular A* Men.

    As has been mentioned, Sunessence is a toned down A*Men with a little orange on top. I'm a fan of it for summer wear. If I could only own one or the other, it'd be Pure Malt hands-down.

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    sunessance is a toned down A Men that last for 2 hours lol.

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    Got a sample of Sunessence in the post this morning and having tested both scents side by side now, it's very obvious that Pure Malt is the better one by a huge distance. Sunessence is just so weak and watery. I think that in terms of a milder A*Men, the body tonic spray is a hell of a lot better. I actually prefer the body tonic to the original edt.

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Sunessence lasts long on me and works well in the heat.
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    Pure Malt by a long shot

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    No contest here...

    Pure Malt hands down

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    I feel they are different enough that they are both worthy and one isn't better than the other. Having said that, If you can only get one for now, get the Pure Malt. It's lovely stuff. Of course, Sunessence is more unique in the field. Gotta be only one? Pure Malt.
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    My problem with Sunessence is the strong, sharp, synthetic orange top note lasts throughout the entire fragrance. IMO, oranges + chocolate = disgusting. I wouldn't mind a watered down A*Men AT ALL (would be nice for summer), but the orange note in this is strong on my skin and smells weird as hell mixed with the chocolate and patchouli. I love most TM fragrances, but this one is pretty crappy. Similarly, I felt the menthol in Ice*Men ruined the patchouli and nutmeg dry-down.

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Quote Originally Posted by Shaheen View Post
    My problem with Sunessence is the strong, sharp, synthetic orange top note lasts throughout the entire fragrance. IMO, oranges + chocolate = disgusting. I wouldn't mind a watered down A*Men AT ALL (would be nice for summer), but the orange note in this is strong on my skin and smells weird as hell mixed with the chocolate and patchouli. I love most TM fragrances, but this one is pretty crappy. Similarly, I felt the menthol in Ice*Men ruined the patchouli and nutmeg dry-down.
    I did a video review on both of these and I agree that the orange note Sunessence really throws it off and the fact it smells like someone pour water in chocolate <----- that doesnt smell good. Pure malt is the best that the TM mens line has to offer and Sunessence is the worse. There is no comparison...... give me a lighter A*Men and I might like it but not a watered down chocolate orange.
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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    I have both, and I prefer Pure Malt.

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    Pure Malt! ALL THE WAY! Amazing fragrance

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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    I have both, I like pure malt but both are great IMO. If you crave that angel sent in the heat you have an option(not a joke).
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    Default Re: A*Men Pure Malt vs. A*Men Sunessence

    Pure Coffee!!!

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