Acqua Colonia Lemon & Ginger 2009Eau de Cologne

Acqua Colonia Lemon & Ginger (Eau de Cologne) by 4711
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Acqua Colonia Lemon & Ginger (Eau de Cologne) is a perfume by 4711 for women and men and was released in 2009. The scent is citrusy-fresh. It is being marketed by Mäurer & Wirtz.
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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesLemon
Heart Notes Heart NotesGinger
Base Notes Base NotesFresh notes

Ratings

Scent

6.1 (166 Ratings)

Longevity

3.8 (125 Ratings)

Sillage

4.0 (113 Ratings)

Bottle

7.1 (130 Ratings)
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4
Longevity
4
Sillage
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Bottle
MonsieurTest
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Very helpful Review    12  
Fresh as a fish? The simple ginger-lemon of the traditional colognists does not work for me
The traditional house 4711 has been offering a wide range of light Cologne waters with a variety of fragrances for a good decade. Whereby in the colognes of the Acqua Colonia series usually only 2 or 3 notes are combined. Minimalism instead of complexity. By no means does this path have to be flat or boring, as the wonderful Lime-Nutmeg Cologne Acqua Colonia demonstrates. But here now it's all about lemon plus ginger - and I don't like the result so much.

I like ginger on fish, with vegetables and in tea. Lemon in tea, on vegetables, on fish and in gin? I love it! You would think that these two fresheners combined would make people look neat and fresh in summer. But the result is not terrible. But it is not great either. The lemon reminds my nose (and what is still hanging there northwards) of some cleaning agents. And the ginger seems a bit muggy and rather dull than fresh and hot.
Granted: Strong lemon top notes are often problematic for me, mandarins, oranges, limes and yuzu elicit a yuchu from me more easily.

For example, L'Eau du Caporal, Parfumo's highest rated Artisan perfumer, is very rarely used by me, because it takes 3 hours of beating before the sharp, aggressive and persistent lemon has calmed down, and the very beautiful and well-balanced base does its job for another 4 hours. Also the Spanish lemon bomb classic of 1912, the Agua de Colonia Concentrada of the house of Alvarez Gomez, opens similarly massive - but does not last as long as the heavy water of the French Force de frappe. I have been admiring it more as a curiosity than using it regularly.

In contrast to these lemons, 4711 ginger lemon is much weaker. It only projects discreetly and it only lasts for about 2 hours close to the skin. In this sense, a simple cologne without the endurance that the cardamom tangerine or lime nutmeg, which Geza Schön made for the same house as Acqua Colonia, has trained (synthesized underneath).

4711 Lemon-Ginger is dispensable as cologne for me. Or should you try it (inspired by the confused ideas of another nuclear power president) in salad or tea for internal disinfection?
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WildGardener

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Helpful Review    1  
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A sweet pithy lemon with watery note and ginger.
It's not bad, but isn't really a hot weather spritz as ginger is warming and not cooling.
Beware of the white musk!
May have been better as a drink flavour.
Neodymium

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Neodymium
Neodymium
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Disapointing
I love lemon and all aspects of ginger in both perfume and culinary use, so I was quite surprised when I disliked this fragrance. I couldn't discern either note and even though the price is reasonable, it is not worth even that much. Disappointing .

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Jazzy76Jazzy76 2 years ago
It's the most classic fresh acchord, but also the most evanescent. What a damage. Anyway the bottle is very precious at an affordable price

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