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  • A*Men (1996.)

    11 12.79%
  • A*Men Gold Edition (2012.)

    0 0%
  • A*Men Pure Coffee (2008.)

    5 5.81%
  • A*Men Pure Havane (2011.)

    25 29.07%
  • A*Men Pure Malt (2009.)

    29 33.72%
  • A*Men Pure Shot (2012.)

    0 0%
  • B*Men (2004.)

    5 5.81%
  • A*Men Les Parfums de Cuir (2012.)

    4 4.65%
  • A*Men The Taste of Fragrance

    6 6.98%
  • Some other Thierry Mugler scent you like over these

    1 1.16%
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  1. #31
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    Default Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Pure Havane.

    ** I thought the "Gold Edition" is the same as the original, just different colored metallic refillable bottle. No?

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    Pure Coffee narrowly over Pure Malt for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 601red View Post
    ** I thought the "Gold Edition" is the same as the original, just different colored metallic refillable bottle. No?
    IMO Gold edition is more 'coffee' and less 'tarry'. Other than that its pretty much the same as the original.

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    Default Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Pure Havane
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  5. #35

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    Pure Malt for me.
    My all time favorite:

    Dior Fahrenheit

  6. #36

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    The Taste kills them all imo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaern View Post
    The Taste kills them all imo
    I'm actually glad to read this. Not that I find TOF a grand design, as B*Men is my No1 flanker, it's just that TOF is really good but off the radar.
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  8. #38

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    This is surprising. I'd give Havane about an 8.5, Malt and the original a 10, the others didn't seem worth owning to me
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    I didn't like the cherry note I got from my sample of Pure Havane. That combined with the rubber note replicated, to my nose, something that smells like chloraseptic spray.

    I voted for Pure Malt. I like that the rubber note is toned down, and the notes of whiskey & caramel really come through. That's what I like most about it besides the obviously great but familiar dry-down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by That Guy View Post
    I didn't like the cherry note I got from my sample of Pure Havane. That combined with the rubber note replicated, to my nose, something that smells like chloraseptic spray.

    I voted for Pure Malt. I like that the rubber note is toned down, and the notes of whiskey & caramel really come through. That's what I like most about it besides the obviously great but familiar dry-down.
    Agree with this. Admittedly they are both sweet but for me Pure Havane crosses the line into *sickly sweet, and I can't get past the sickly sweet cherry/cough medicine top notes.
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    Default Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Interesting enough, I tested Pure Havane and The Taste Of Fragrance side by side and came to conclusion that The Taste Of Fragrance is more decent, toned down version of Pure Havane in a way.
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  12. #42

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    My fav is still Pure Coffee, my 1st Mugler

    If the "women" fragrances from Mugler are also included in the mix then Alien stands head & shoulder with Pure Coffee
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    Default Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Pure Malt! I don't like Pure Havane.

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    Pure Malt is getting near Pure Havane 17:16 in Pure Havane favor, for now, it took some time indeed. Nice to see some Pure Coffee fans here, regardless I never tried it

    4 votes for B*Men including mine. Not bad considering it's 10 years old now and 6 years since it's discontinued
    Last edited by Zgb; 11th April 2014 at 11:55 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zgb View Post
    Pure Havane took the lead, for now

    I never tried Pure Coffee, unfortunately, however I did read someplace that it's basically as same as the original A*Men. Pure Coffee is discontinued, I think, so hardly will I ever be in position to judge it and rate it myself.
    Pure Coffee and the original A*Men aren't that similar to each other. Pure Coffee is high on the chocolate and coffee. Original A*Men is mainly patchouli, tar, and chocolate. I like both, but much prefer Pure Coffee. Shame it's discontinued, wish more people would be able to try it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaliDude View Post
    Pure Coffee and the original A*Men aren't that similar to each other. Pure Coffee is high on the chocolate and coffee. Original A*Men is mainly patchouli, tar, and chocolate. I like both, but much prefer Pure Coffee. Shame it's discontinued, wish more people would be able to try it.
    I know how you feel. Basically what I feel about B*Men. To me it is great and a shame that it's discontinued. I guess, with Pure Malt and Havane, it would never be "the" seller and same goes for Pure Coffee.
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    Default Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    PH 17 PM 17, a tie, for now

    As someone predicted further up, Pure Shot got 0 votes XD
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    Default Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Next year, when Pure Wood sits more on peoples heads I might make a similar thread-poll with it just to see how much rating will it get Unless of course Mugler doesn't make yet another flanker, which is not impossible.
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  19. #49

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    Pure Havane!

    I like Pure Malt, too, but I thought it was overhyped. I bought it expected magnificence, but was let down by that. I return to it frequently over the wintertime, but I'm not in lust with it like I am over my baby PH.

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    Default Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Pure Havane for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zgb View Post
    Next year, when Pure Wood sits more on peoples heads I might make a similar thread-poll with it just to see how much rating will it get Unless of course Mugler doesn't make yet another flanker, which is not impossible.
    Good idea. Pure Wood seems to be one of those flankers that the more one wears it over time, the more one likes it and really appreciate what a great fragrance it is


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    Default Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Quote Originally Posted by Riley View Post
    Good idea. Pure Wood seems to be one of those flankers that the more one wears it over time, the more one likes it and really appreciate what a great fragrance it is

    Although I liked it from the first spray, indeed I agree that after a few wears one starts to really appreciate it and notice its uniqueness as well. Perfect for cold winter days and evenings, as all of the A*Men flankers are.
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    I didn't have the chance to smell Pure Havane, but Pure Malt is really amazing.

    I didn't like the original A*men, because of the very strong (and in my eyes unenjoyable) opening.

    If Pure Havane is really as sweet as some people describe it, I probably won't like it.
    But PH deserves a fair chance to be tested, because so many people like it.

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    Default Re: Favorite A*Men Flanker + A*Men

    Quote Originally Posted by Whiteshadow View Post
    I didn't have the chance to smell Pure Havane, but Pure Malt is really amazing.

    I didn't like the original A*men, because of the very strong (and in my eyes unenjoyable) opening.

    If Pure Havane is really as sweet as some people describe it, I probably won't like it.
    But PH deserves a fair chance to be tested, because so many people like it.
    It is quite sweet, but that doesn't mean you'll dislike it. It has some connection with Givenchy Pi, Joop!Homme and Diesel Fuel For Life Spirit - now don't get me wrong, Pure Havane doesn't smell like the three mentioned, but it shares the vibe in terms of sweetness.
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