Polo Red Extreme 2017

Polo Red Extreme by Ralph Lauren
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Polo Red Extreme is a popular perfume by Ralph Lauren for men and was released in 2017. The scent is sweet-gourmand. The longevity is above-average. It is being marketed by L'Oréal.
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Fragrance Notes

Blood orange, Coffee, Ebony

Ratings

Scent

7.5 (38 Ratings)

Longevity

8.2 (33 Ratings)

Sillage

7.4 (33 Ratings)

Bottle

7.0 (39 Ratings)
Submitted by CPL, last update on 14.08.2019.

Interesting Facts

The face of the advertising campaign is model Kenneth Guidroz.
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Reviews

8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
7
Bottle
AmberScent

28 Reviews
AmberScent
AmberScent
Helpful Review    3  
A dark and fragrant sweet cappuccino please...
I kind of fancy gourmand fragrances. When I decided to try some Ralph Lauren fragrances, I looked immediately at the trio of Reds. Polo Red Extreme is the most unique of the three, even if we deal with a linear non complex perfume with a slight above average performance.
You do have some citrus sweetness (or should I say red orange syrup) supporting a main note of coffe. It's not a coffe grain scent or an expresso flavour. It's closer to american coffee poured in a mug to make a cappuccino.
You also sense a bit of darkness that must come from the Ebony wood note.
The cappuccino analogy makes me wonder if there isn't a bit of cinnamon and/or cocoa in it.
Thinking about other perfumes Polo Red Extreme to my nose seems to have a similar scent to Boss THe Scent Private Accord. It must be because of the Givaudan ingredients used for the coffee note as there is no Maninka fruit in Ralph Lauren's perfume. On the other hand I sense cocoa in Polo Red Extreme and it's one of the main notes of the Hugo Boss fragrance. So I am not sure why, but one fragrance recalls me the other.
On the other hand if you plan to own this fragrance, there is no strong reason for you to look at the other Polo Reds, as there is a trong family resemblance between the three of them.
It's also worthy to say that usually the persons around me like to sniff this fragrance, especially the ladies. I already herd a bunch of comments saying that it's very "manly" and "seductive".
10
Scent
10
Longevity
9
Sillage
10
Bottle
Emgamo

5 Reviews
Emgamo
Emgamo
Helpful Review    0  
Original red - on steroids!
Imagine the original red from polo and blend it with steroids, then you’ll have Extreme. Better sillage & monster performance. Slighty warmer scent than the original thou!

IF you like the original but think its to weak
Then you love this one!
JosephAzzato

20 Reviews
JosephAzzato
JosephAzzato
   0  
try it on clothing and then try it on skin just try both ways
Polo Red Extreme has a bit of a TM pure malt thing going on when on my skin, on my clothing it is unmistakably polo red dna!! I can't say I love it when it comes to being on my close, so normally in layering habits I pick one for the skin and one for my clothing or I will wear it on both, this one it's a skin wearing fragrance!!! layered or not, Awesome stuff!!
Muotarek

51 Reviews
Muotarek
Muotarek
   0  
Polo Red Intense in another bottle?
If you have Polo Red Intense then don't buy this, Red intense is much better actually and cheaper, I don't know why did Polo release this one?!! It's very very identical to Red Intense.
8
Scent
8
Longevity
7
Sillage
9
Bottle
MrHonest

73 Reviews
MrHonest
MrHonest
   2  
Dark chocolate, cranberry fruitcake.
Honestly, I'm a little surprised that this one doesn't get more love in the community. I always enjoyed the original Polo, having worn it in highschool, and appreciated Blue and Blue sport. Black is a tad too heavy on the mango and Red is a straight up cranberry cocktail with awful performance. Crest and the rest (the Supremes) are done quite well, but probably not worth the price tag. This is one is similar.

The opening has the same cranberry vibe as the other Reds, but it's further in the background. The opening is a little sweeter, with a distinct gourmand feel coming from a synthetic chocolate or coffee. Imagine a cheaper version of Atelier's Cafe Tuberosa mixed with a cranberry take on Pomelo Paradis - "canneberge paradis." And btw, the notes are legit, I checked the official Ralph Lauren page. But blood orange? No no no. This smells like a chocolate cranberry fruitcake. It's sweet, a bit tart, dark, aromatic and delicious. The darkness gives it a nice masculine touch that I personally find quite appealing. It gives me confidence, this one.

Longevity and projection are very good too. It really did surprise me the first time. But the price? Dismal. Give me a 60% discount and we're talkin'. Otherwise, we can certainly do better. Still, I'm disappointed it doesn't get more love. It really is better than average.
7
Scent
8
Longevity
6
Sillage
7
Bottle
SteelerOpera

21 Reviews
SteelerOpera
SteelerOpera
   3  
Polo Red getting bolder, but this is familiar...
I was pleasantly surprised with this one since I haven't been impressed with either of the Red fragrances. Decent performance, but this is nothing new. The overall effect of this fragrance reminds me a bit of MJ Legend and Rochas Man. Hopefully, Polo will continue to push the boundaries in the designer realm. More details in the video review :)


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AmberScentAmberScent 16 months ago
8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
7
Bottle
When wearing Polo Red Extreme, I already herd a bunch of comments saying that it's very manly and seductive. You may be lucky as well.
Carlitos01Carlitos01 18 months ago
8.5
Scent
8
Longevity
8
Sillage
8
Bottle
Do you like a sweet cappuccino made with "american" coffee, cream, sugar and a bit of cinnamon & cacau? That's Polo Red Extreme!

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