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    Default KOUROS : 5 batches blind-test (2003-2013)

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    KOUROS: the Myth, years 2003-2013.
    5-batches blind test.

    Unique, hated and loved, beyond any measure.
    About Kouros reformulations, whole volumes have been written, but this is not the place to talk about it.
    In this test we want to compare the last decade of Kouros editions, from 2003 to 2013, to check if the heavy perfume reformulations occurred during recent years, ruined or improved, or didn't have effect at all, on this superb scent.

    http://raidersofthelostscent.blogspo...test-year.html

    ...and Happy New Year!
    Andre

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    Thanks for the test and a Happy New Year to you too!

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    Very informative post!
    The early 00 has synth animalics that still make it suitably dirty. The ones I smelled in store last year does not have much animalic, yet somehow manages to maintain some of the locker room vibe, perhaps because of the plasticky note you mention, more an association than an actual smell.

    Curiously, some people did not seem to be able to smell the synth animalics in the early 00 versions, and describe them as clean and soapy.

    cacio

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    Default Re: KOUROS : 5 batches blind-test (2003-2013)

    Thanks for taking the time to do this. Interesting.

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    Thank you for your effort. Its sad to see all good stuff being reformulated and destroyed . Maybe instead of hunting for vintage juices we should show companies middle finger, let them know about our dissapointment with reformulation and buy something different.
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    Really interesting - thanks! Unfortunately I don't know that I've ever smelled the so-called "original" and "best" 80's and 90's formulations (I have a bunch of odd samples of unsure year/originations). My full bottles are probably late 2000's, and I still think they smell absolutely great. I can only imagine what the earlier stuff smelled like!
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    Well done amigo ..

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    Very nice Andre!
    Thanks.....
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    Good read!

    The more I read the sadder I am.

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    No sadness: keep the Search alive.

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    Good read!

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