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Aventus Creed for men

Aventus Creed for men
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Aventus celebrates strength, vision and success, inspired by the dramatic life of war, peace and romance lived by Emperor Napoleon. The bottle is emblazoned with a silver emblem of a horse and rider.

The finest ingredients were hand-selected for this composition, and father and son developed this provocative, masculine and optimistic fragrance as a joint effort.

Top notes: blackcurrant, bergamot, apple and pineapple. Heart: rose, dry birch, Moroccan jasmine and patchouli. Base: oak moss, musk, ambergris, and vanilla.

Aventus is available in flacons of 30, 75, 120 and 250 ml. Aventus was launched in 2010. Aventus was created by Olivier Creed Sixth Generation and Erwin Creed Seventh Generation.

Perfume Pyramid

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Bergamot Black Currant Pineapple Apple

Middle Notes
Birch Patchouli Rose Moroccan Jasmine

Base Notes
Musk oak moss Vanille Ambergris

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Aventus Fragrance Reviews

Liamsardea
Liamsardea

Let me share a story with you:

I like this line: "Aventus is a temple for all fragrance pilgrims to visit"

Honouring the traits of the great Napoléon Bonaparte – ‘a powerhouse of dynamism’ and a commanding figure encompassing strength, power, vision and success – Aventus is described as ‘royal but never imposing’ just like the man himself. One of the most popular releases from Creed, virtually out of nowhere Aventus achieved staggering success, thus allowing the company to create a standalone boutique in New York and since then has slowly broadened their reach.

My experience with Aventus lasted a whole year before biting the bullet and considering this fragrance full-bottle worthy. For me, Aventus was never something that necessarily blew me away at the get go. In the middle of a Melbourne winter with dark roasted coffee in the air, the urban ozonic ‘funk’ of the metropolitan and in certain areas wafts of cigarette smoke – Aventus seems entirely inappropriate for cold occasions, hence was forgotten quickly. In contrast, I was also in the process of sampling Creed’s Tabarome – a true winter warmer! Spicy ginger and tobacco mingle in heavenly proportions to create a bold and endearing fragrance. Therefore, Creed’s Aventus was dismissed until a scorching summer had arrived.

A 5ml decant of Aventus served me well last summer and surprisingly lasted a long time, as I was (and arguably still am) on a cologne-centric journey of citruses and decadent splashing. The opening hits you like a neon sign of sweet and sour fruit – perfect for an Australian summer. Never cloying, never sickly. Summer came and went in a flash and my decant ran dry, yet my internal memory of the addictive and compulsive fragrance had plagued me hitherto.

The composition of Aventus is a traceable recount of Napoléon’s heroic lifestyle and his rise to power – and indeed he had fragrant life. Blackcurrant from Corsica – the birthplace of Bonaparte, famous Italian bergamot, Calville Blanc apples from France, Pineapple, Birch – the material of his crown, and last but not least Ambergris, symbolising the naval reach of Napoléon’s army.

Creed hit the nail on the head with this one, and presents a profound fragrant journey like no other. Like the great Eau Sauvage, Mitsouko, Shalimar or even Terre D’Hermes – Aventus surely belongs, or at least ought to belong in the category of fragrances proving to be ‘movers and shakers’. Of course, Aventus has a very modern appeal and very brazen approach in terms of smell. It is an undeniable compliment getter with an air of class.

Our neon fruit cocktail is an opening of crisp, sweet and sour fruits including pineapple and red apple peppered with blackcurrant, juicy bergamot and smoke hiding in the background. Giving an almost melon-like impression, the sweetness and the sourness with underlying smoke at the beginning reminds me of the scent of cut plywood. Musty yet slightly sour. The freshness is like cloudy apple juice squeezed from apples from the Farmer’s market mixed with the tantalising syrup scent of canned pineapple and grilled pineapple – hot with a hint of smoke and char.

Aventus dries down to a smokier yet still sweet mixture of pineapple, birch and patchouli creating an accord almost retro in nature, yet the eternal sweetness avoids imposition. A floral accord, which I detect is lavish rose and sensible jasmine give a sense of elegance where it otherwise may have been lost; almost watery, the sensuous rose is like watercolour – dilute and fresh, austerity through balance. However, what is almost overlooked is the use of French vanilla imparting a new level of sweetness. Totally not sweet in the same manner the fruit is, the use of vanilla bean and the luxurious seeds are not only opulent, but somewhat regal. A brooding quality in the blend, the vanilla with its tart sweetness serves as a bridge for smoke and musk to mingle with saccharine characteristics. It’s never guns blazing, but still a refined reminder that this juice is some good shit.

Due to the notes in the blend, and the rates of volatility of each note, Aventus in the end still maintains just a touch of its sweetness, with a muskiness and an element of cleanliness that is suggestive of a high quality bar of soap; and in particular the floral musk of Imperial Lather ivory soap bars. Try it for yourself, I implore you.

The final transition of notes feature ambergris and oakmoss. Ambergris is used well here as the salt and musk qualities is like some of the top and heart notes; creating the illusion of same. Light oakmoss works wonderfully with the smoke giving creaminess.

Creed’s Aventus is a bright day at dusk. Sweet orange, purple and yellow swirls in the sky eventually turn into a tart blue and finally an inevitable midnight black. It’s a sunny bout between florals and tropicana against musk, spice and woods.

Thick, rich and manly like no other. The king of the creeds. 5/5

Sep
30
2014
musicman4931
musicman4931

Creed 5ml decants available.
5ml $15.00 each:
Green Irish Tweed
Millesime Imperial
Tabarome
Virgin Island Water
Silver Mtn Water

Creed $20 each:
Aventus

Amouage:
5ml decants available for $20:
Interlude, Jubilation. XXV, Honour, and Memoir.
Email tubekruncher@gmail.com

Sep
30
2014
crypticat
crypticat

Nice opening; boring on my skin after an hour. One-dimensional smell of smoke. That's it.
Based on testing from a sample vial

Sep
28
2014
Ashcroft87
Ashcroft87

A truly masterpiece of fragrance that is.
I bought my first bottle on my trip in Tokyo in Mitsukoshi stores (Ginza) and at first I was still unsure about the high price niche or not.
Sprayed on strip, sprayed on wrist and gave it a walk to see how it was evolving and, WOW...
Got back right away to the store and bought a 75ml of this gorgeous juice (now my favourite so far above all versatile fragrances).
I would like to to say that my first creed experiences were with Green Irish Tweed and so far they did not end well. The reason is simply because I bought those bottles on ebay. Now it is pretty said that if you pay the full price in a official retailer you get the real thing.

As Aventus on me:
3 Sprays: 2 on front neck hitting shirt collar too, 1 back of neck.
Last from 8.30 until 7-8pm. I get wafts of bergamot/pinapple/bergamott/apple mainly at the beginning, for the shifting to the smokiness that wraps me all day. It gets me ALWAYS crazy compliments, even when I think it's almost gone (i.e. very late in the evening.).
Said so the fruity top notes at the beginning subside after 30-40mins to the musk/birch/ambergis/oakmoss dry down which is magic combined with the residual fruity ashy vibe.
But since you are enveloped within you will need to remove your shirt and smell it later on to understand the depth of those notes. You will realise that you are smelling the smoky vibe, while other people kept smelling much more than that. For real. Give it a sniff the day after.

Smell: 10
Longevity: 10 (lasts all day believe me)
Sillage: 9 (they will smell you all day with just three sprays)
Projection: 9 (beast mode just with three sprays)
Compliments: 10 (everybody craving to know what you are wearing)

I use three sprays to avoid nose fatigue, but honestly it will be hard to offend anybody with Aventus. Simply too pleasant smell even if oversprayed.

Go for it.
And always remember to lift your bottom and go to buy directly in trusted stores. Online cheaper deals are alluring but, in the end you get what you get.

Sep
28
2014
Shaheen
Shaheen

What else can be said about Aventus that hasn't already been said? Aventus opens with very natural smelling notes of pineapple, red apple, and blackcurrant. As the fragrance transitions into the heart and base notes, notes of oakmoss, musk, and ambergris emerge. Amazing stuff!

Sep
27
2014
ShaverX
ShaverX

I think I have the worst batch of Aventus ever made 13Q01. Lets just say it smells like pineapple for about 15 minutes and then dries down to a dirty nasty patchouli. True story, I had a house party last week and a bunch of people asked me if I had on patchouli. I was thoroughly embarrassed WTF!!!! Creed!!!!????

Sep
26
2014
jackfort
jackfort

Just bought this (Batch: A42B13U01)
One of the best i've tried, no regrets at all.
This fragrance last all day with 3 sprays

Sep
24
2014
j26354
j26354

I asked for Creed to send me a sample of this stuff, they did and I fell in love. This is the most I have ever spent on any frag, but it was so worth it. It makes me want to try more reed frags, but due to the high price, it won't be happening anytime soon.

Sep
24
2014
thiefofnoses
thiefofnoses

(I don't particularly care about batch numbers myself but for those who do, I have the Z01 batch)

I was ambivalent about Aventus when I first received it, but it did grow on me. I find the liquid to be oilier than most other fragrancs. Starts with a juicy pineapple which very quickly settles down into something that is very well-blended and without any rough edges. If there is smoke in this composition, it is only the tiniest whisper. Maybe barely-there hints of rose, birch and ambergris.

As others have mentioned longevity and sillage are both deceptive, as you can think it has disappeared but will subtly make its presence known again.

I find Aventus perfect for daytime wear in a crisp white business shirt in Spring. I rarely get compliments on my fragrances, but have received one for this: from a female client who leaned in closer to my chest and said, "Mmmmmm....." Mind you I did not particularly like said client, but I took the compliment in the spirit in which it was given.

Worth the price? The jury is out.

Sep
23
2014
silvrsrfr
silvrsrfr

7/24/12 lot ..12A01: quite pleasant, lasts, all notes are there.
11/30/12 lot ..12C02: more pepper, less pineapple.
9/20/14 lot ...14D01 subjectively, not as good as previous lots, more ashy, but still pleasant overall. Pricey, but a worthwhile acquisition.

Sep
21
2014
iziqism
iziqism

Stay away from batch LT42C14A01. Weak projection and almost zero longevity.
I just can't believe the quality of this batch. It is absolutely horrible. So much for the 'CREED' brand.

Sep
19
2014
malik2011
malik2011

To Put It In a NutShell.

Aventus is a temple for all fragrances to come to visit.

Sep
17
2014
miracleborgtech
miracleborgtech

This was a surprise. After reading the reviews, I was expecting pineapple, but what I got was a wonderful green fall apple smell in the top notes. The kind you find at the farmer's market that are so fragrant you stick your head in the basket to enjoy it! When it dried down, the smoke, oakmoss and birch took over for an elegant accord. Gorgeous scent - didn't last long on my skin, but I loved it while it did! Although thought of as a masculine scent, it is such a beautiful perfume I think we ladies would love wearing it too.

Sep
16
2014
abjezed
abjezed

This is it. The cologne you've been searching for. Stop wasting anymore money on anything else.

Look no further than Aventus. I'm only 19 years old and i've tried over 100 fragrances trying to find the perfect smell and there's nothing that comes close to being as good as this.

The price for it may be high, but it's worth the confidence boost and compliments that it gives you. It's not your subtle gourmand smell... It's one of those scents where everybody in the room turns their head towards you and ask who the heck smells so good.

And i'll tell you...

There was no better feeling than walking by a group of girls and them all just looking at me and saying "damn". And considering I don't look like Channing Tatum, I figure it was the Aventus doing its magic.

This cologne is the smell of confidence, success, and maturity and just simply can not be matched.

Perfect for every single occasion in every single season.

Sep
15
2014
cityscape
cityscape

It's hard to say something that hasn't been said before. All I can say is that I was a sceptic upon my first spray. Now it is perhaps one of my favorite scents and one that can be worn in nearly any occasion.

Smokey pineapple is the best and simplest way to describe this scent.

For those concerned about batches, I have 14C01 and it leads with a strong pineapple smell before settling into birch.

Sep
14
2014
nero77
nero77

Beautiful smoky pineapple and woods...

I really like this one. I tried it out in the summer and everytime I smell this in hot weather it impresses me! A really great choice for hot weather but can also be worn on other occasions across the year.

So Aventus was inspired by the life and legacy of Napoléon Bonaparte, using some the ingredients associated with his memory. Pineapple, his favourite food. Birch wood bark, from Louisiana (ruled by France at that time in history). Blackcurrant from Corsica, his place of birth... and finally Ambergris from the ocean, representing his navy.

It's a lovely smelling fragrance, mostly unique because of the Pineapple note, which I don't see in many other fragrances (it smells like a ripe, juicy Pineapple being freshly cut open with a knife). I also detect Rose, a little Patchoulli, and a tiny hint of Jasmine. I think it's all about the fresh, juicy Pineapple and smoky wood. I also really love the Ambergris base which is musky and salty at the same time. It smells like eating Pineapple by a campfire with something salty. It's a strange combination but it somehow works.

By the way for people who talk about batches, my bottle was bought in 2012, and I get a very fresh Pineapple note, perfectly balanced with the Birch wood.

I do think this one is really unique (ground-breaking... perhaps). But I also see this is a very "safe" fragrance, I think it's different, and I respect that. I also love it enough to wear it quite a bit, but mostly in hot weather. I can't see anyone disliking this... and I would imagine that many people both male and female would find it a very pleasing smell. I think this is one of those fragrances that you should buy only if you really love it, because only you can decide whether to pay the price which is asked for it. I think I do really admire and love this fragrance, for me it does the job. Bottom line is, if you love it it will be worth the money to you. No more no less.

Sep
12
2014
FarOut5150
FarOut5150

@ nettoyany: good deal. Thanks for the input. Have a great night!

Sep
09
2014
ttuz71
ttuz71

I've had my bottle for a few months, and think I can give an honest review, even if it's nothing new or exciting compared to the hundreds of other ones online for the fragrance. First off, I purchased samples of Aventus before buying the bottle, and they were definitely fruitier than my bottle, which favors the smokey notes more.

If you've read online about how this is the holy grail of fragrances that gets compliments everywhere, you're probably curious like I am. It's a unique, masculine scent that demands attention, and it will only get compliments if you're confident. A young guy dousing himself in this and going to class will honestly probably gross everyone out. Aventus is very versatile due to the silage and longevity, and can be worn for many seasons, but the only time I really wear it is if I am going to a party or gathering outdoors, especially if I know that there will be people grilling, smoking cigars, etc. It goes hand in hand with warm outdoor weather, and I've had people blurt out "wow someone smelling amazing" that aren't even standing by me.

TLDR; Buy a sample first, and wear it accordingly if you do purchase it. Using Aventus in the proper situation will garner it many compliments, but I tend to think it's far too demanding of attention to be worn everyday to work or class. A unique fragrance to set yourself apart from the hoards of people wearing Mt. Blanc Legend and One Million for sure!

Sep
09
2014
FarOut5150
FarOut5150

Question: do any other users of Aventus have problems "breaking out?"

Quick back story: got a couple of samples from Amazon Prime.
I assume it's the real deal. Have used the samples, and absolutely LOVE the scent; however, when I use it, I notice that I tend to break out a little bit (on my forehead).
Considering that I am 40 years young - that is a little strange.
I don't typically get pimples.
I tend to think that this is due to the oils within this frag - in addition, I am placing the product directly on my hand, and then patting my face; dabbing behind my ears; and a little bit on my neck.

At any rate - I do so enjoy this scent.

Any input / experience would be appreciated very much.

Take care!

Sep
09
2014
guest_
guest_

To add to the fire... without knowing the batch ordeal, I tried Aventus at Saks and thought that I was missing something or my nose was off b/c I a) wasn't very impressed and b) didn't smell pineapple - just a sharp indistinguishable smoky citrus.

Fast-forward a week and I tried it again at Bergdorf... I noticed what seems like a pretty distinguishable difference - definitely pineapple and a more enjoyable scent. It ended up pushing this into a purchase from one where I was originally disappointed.

Now that I know about the batch talk, it looks like others have had similar experiences. For the record, my purchase was batch 14C01 and it smells great (more fruity than the Saks sample).

I was also a big fan of MI, which I was going to buy if I didn't like my second try at Aventus.

Sep
09
2014
Goallingoa
Goallingoa

I think creed pays well to be always treated well on this site, its scents are the stuff from the supermarket, do not understand the enthusiasm, if not for a fee.
Ananas Aventus? 2/10

Sep
06
2014
G-Bon
G-Bon

A little overrated I believe. I don't think it's bad, it just doesn't leave me curious or wanting to keep sniffing like a great cologne should. Then again fruity, summer-type scents are usually a hit or miss for me so take that for what its worth.

Sep
05
2014
ThisGuyNose
ThisGuyNose

Almost too masculine, but still refined and tasteful. The top notes were refreshing but for some reason I smelled little too much smoke. The most remarkable thing about this one was its lasting power on my skin; that is 72hours -with showers and all-. So Scent 8.5/10 Sillage 8/10 longevity 15/10

Sep
05
2014
jiujitsuhero
jiujitsuhero

Just plain wow! I'm an average guy, with an average job (Audio Visual Technician) Today I wore this for work and school. All I can say is wow!wow! Wow!.... I don't know and pretty much don't care about batch inconsistencies. This is a great frag all round. I wore it for the first time today.. It got me noticed by VP's and the cute cubicle chicks at my office. Still not better than VIW... But this I will definitely try to buy again when I run out of my current bottle. Love it.

Sep
04
2014
ShaverX
ShaverX

This is a fragrance that all us guys think is what all women want us to smell like...Smokey and mysterious with a light fruitiness in the background. The truth is most women thinks it smells so so but not ideal. Sorry guys. I wanted to believe too.

Sep
03
2014
Jack_Lumber
Jack_Lumber

A very special thankyou goes out to my beautiful friend Justin for giving me the opportunity to sample this amazing, and incredibly masculine fragrance.

Straight off the bat this one hits you with a juicy burst of fresh pineapple!

Like you have just sliced off a big hunk, taken a man-sized mouthful of the golden fruit, and the juice has soaked your caveman beard!

This lasts all of about 30 seconds before the sweet and fresh sensation transitions to more of a smoked pineapple scent. It's like you have thrown down that hunk you were just munching onto a hot grill plate, the tough green skin and the zesty yellow flesh charring and smouldering on the dancing flames.

You pull the pineapple from the fire and toss pieces of it through a mixture of ginger, mint and lemongrass. These cool and refreshing flavours also carry with them a kind of heat, and mixed with the smokey charred pineapple, create an amazing zesty green fusion of herbal sweet and sour.

Now I get something that struck me as really unusual, something I have not encountered in a fragrance before. It was like I had crushed Chinese Elm leaves in my hands, their scent filling the space around me. Those roughly textured, crinkle-cut, apple green heart shaped leaves have a very distinct smell, and brought back memories of growing up in the Adelaide Hills. All the while the Asian salad vibe as mentioned above is rocking around inside my nostrils.

I would have to describe the opening and heart of this fragrance as very green and smokey. Crushed foliage, zesty herbs, sweet, sour, smokey and delicious!

As the fragrance starts to transition into the dry-down, it feels like a slightly fizzy, and almost powdery veil masks the smokey greenness of the heart. It's like all the ingredients in that Asian salad where placed into a tall glass and submerged in tonic water to create an effervescent and refreshing cocktail.

The fizziness then becomes warmer and sweeter, with the green elements of the opening and heart taking a backseat. Now a creamy and comfortable animalic muskiness translucently masks the other notes, all of which are still very much still present, however now they are weighted down by Creed's seemingly signature pelt.

Deeper into the dry-down the sweetness slightly dissipates and becomes cooler and more tart.

I really enjoyed the entire journey of this fume. Definitely masculine with a capital M!!!

Aug
23
2014
MrChrisD
MrChrisD

Wow! This stuff smells great! Do not be afraid to buy a bottle no matter what the batch is. They all smell great! It's a very fruity and smoky scent that projects like a beast and last all day! This is probably one of the best warm weather scents I have tried. Very classy and high quality. It's a pretty expensive buy but it is worth the money if you can swing it. Very safe as a blind buy and is safe for any occasion as I'm pretty sure you would have a hard time finding someone who will say they don't like it. Simply a masterpiece!

In my opinion Creed and Bond No. 9 scents have to be my top two favorite brands I have come across with Bond No. 9 Chez Bond being my personal all time favorite scent so far.

Expensive but well worth it!
I give it a well deserved 10/10

Aug
21
2014
Merdogan1
Merdogan1

Fransa'nın Lyon şehrinden ünlü bir mağazadan 30ml ve 120ml olarak iki ayrı şişesini aldırdım. Ancak nedense iki ayrı kokuyla karşılaştım. 30ml olan şişe daha karanlık ve tütsü kokusu üzerine meyveli bir koku iken 120ml olan şişe çok daha meyveli hatta biraz fazla şekerli çıktı. İkisinin de tarzı ayrı şekilde hoşuma gitse de ufak şişe daha erkeksi ve kaliteli bir his verdi. Büyük şişe ise daha fazla seveni olan ama süpermarketlerde 30-60TL arası fiyatlarla satılan parfümlere yakın bir his uyandırdı. Sanırım batch olayına yakalandım. Temelde iki şişedeki parfüm de benziyor ama ben 30ml olan şişedeki kokuyu daha çok sevdim sanki. İki şişenin ortak noktası ise kokuları çok güzel olmasına rağmen verdiğim onca parayı ne kadar hak ettiği noktasında oldu.

Çevremde istisnasız olumlu yorumlar alsa da bu fiyata pek değmediğini düşünüyorum. Zaten Türkiye'de insanların koku hissi nedense 10TL değerindeki taklit parfüm ile orjinali arasındaki farkı anlayamaz durumda iken bulunduğunuz ortamlarda kaliteyi farkedemeyecek insanlarla çevrilmişseniz bir şişesine sahipseniz bile kullanmaya değmiyor.

Benim tenimde kalıcılık bakımından gün içinde 6-8 saat rahatlıkla sürüyor. Fark edilirlik ise 4 saat sonra çok yaklaşanlar hariç bitiyor.

Önerir miyim? Fiyatı ve bulunabilirliği sebebiyle "kullanmasanız da bir şey kabetmessiniz" diyorum.


Not : Yorumlarımı ve özel mesajlarıma cevaplarımı sadece Türkçe olarak yapacağım. Böylece yabancı dil konusunda sıkıntı yaşayan arkadaşlara gerçekten denediğim parfümlerdeki kendi görüşlerimi paylaşmayı amaçlıyorum.

Aug
21
2014
GaryG
GaryG

This fragrance smells great on me, lots of compliments. Fairly complex, sophisticated, rich but not heavy. Longevity is excellent. I tend to wear this afternoons and evenings going out, and year round. This is a go-to fragrance which I know will be reliable and stable, and will not change during the day. That being said I use it a bit sparingly due to the higher price.

Aug
19
2014
Syzygy73
Syzygy73

Lovely sweet and smoky, but almost identical to Mancera Cedrat Boise. Both are good, but I think Aventus is a bit over-hyped. A superb scent, not worth the price though, unless money isn't an object then go nuts, drown in the stuff.

Aug
14
2014
kazalbash
kazalbash

there is no use to say anything about it.if you want know that what it is.you have to see yourself.one of the most attractive perfume that i have ever sniff with the rest of my life.

Aug
13
2014
WhoNose
WhoNose

This shit smells like a wooden cigarette ashtray fill with ashes and 2 drops of Dole pineapple juice on top. I don't understand the continuous hype but I guess it's not for me to understand because this is terrible.

Aug
10
2014
Jack_Lumber
Jack_Lumber

My "blowhard short story" on this one is yet to come after a few more wears of this beast...

First Impressions after one wear...

Made me feel like a MAN!
Made me proud to be a MAN!
Made me want a MAN!
Made me glad I love MEN!

Like a thick and rich smokey pineapple nosegasm!
WOOF!

Aug
07
2014
hasanaltahan
hasanaltahan

عطر أكثر من رائع ولكنه مبالغ في سعره

Aug
04
2014
420
420

Creed Aventus, where do i begin... The hype on the cologne got me so excited to get that first sniffle of this beast, and ill tell you now, i was not let down. This fragrance is the king of all fragrances (accept dior homme intense) I tested all the creeds and this one was the best, by far, i mean even for the money this one was worth it. This stuff is what makes women attracted to men, whom who wear this juice get laid, on the daily, if you have the money, buy this stuff and dont waist it, its a nice suttle but not to suttle cologne. It lasts as well, just a few squirts will get you smelling like a greek god for most of the day. I cannot rate this fragrance because that would mean im comparing it to all other colognes and i just cant do that because it is something different.

Aug
03
2014
torog
torog

I will be quick on this one.

It's a good fragrance but not worth the price. I don't even consider buying it and I'm someone who spend the money when it's worth it. No surprising scent. It's just very pleasant to smell but again a lot of perfumes are pleasant. Not enough difference to be worth the price.

Aug
03
2014
MonsieurK
MonsieurK

Aventus.

A for 'Agreeable' (Very hard not to like the scent of fresh char-grilled fruits permeated by light smoke)

V for 'Versatile' (Name one instance where this wouldn't be acceptable. Neither can I)

E for 'Exhibitory' (Only Pinnochio says he's not wearing it to be a peacock among peahens)

N for 'Narcissistic' (Just a tiny touch....wait till you've had a couple of compliments)

T for 'Territorial' (The Alpha in you is flexing his biceps. Just don't be a dimwit about it though)

U for 'Unapologetic' (Customer drops coin and has to learn a new word. 'Batch.' If true, replace with 'Unreasonable' or 'Unacceptable')

S for 'Standard' (The standard of excellence? Or just 'standard'?)

Aventus - try it on, be this fella for at least a day and make up your own mind. Might see you at Nordstroms.

Jul
31
2014
Neillondon
Neillondon

So I did a lot of research on best colognes and settled on aventus. I bought a 30ml bottle from selfridges at £99 on 26 July 2014 and sprayed a load on. I then wandered around and went to a couple of pubs, no attention so far.

I ended up in a sushi place and chatted up the mega cute Chinese waitress (yes there are very few Japanese waitresses any more) I went for broke and asked for her phone number and got it. I texted her after and she asked where I was as she thought I would wait for her! Now, I'm 48 and I'm usually told I look 37, she is 23.

I told her to meet me at Piccadilly the next day. On the date I asked what made her give me her number. Get this, she said two reasons. Number 1 reason was THE SMELL, I can't remember the other one but Aventus rocks!

I really love the smell too, especially the first 30 mins pineapple but I take it with me for a refresh when I'm out.

Lot: LT42C14C01

Jul
28
2014
Matttheguy
Matttheguy

I just bought this cologne based purely on the reviews. It smells fruity at first, in fact that's all you can smell but within about 20-ish seconds it starts to change into a more rugged leathery mature smell which is very nice.

I mean honestly it smells incredible, there's not much debating when it comes to the quality. The only problem I have with it, if you even consider this a problem, is that I can't just put on a tshirt and wear this anywhere, it's too rich, I feel like it deserves an occasion to be worn. Even though I love this cologne I feel like Green Irish Tweed is more of a daily casual tshirt cologne.

Jul
27
2014
musicman4931
musicman4931

No need to concern yourself with batch variation. They are all very well blended. I've owned three batches, latest being an 8.4 oz Flacon from 2013. Projection and longevity stout. Contending as my signature scent.

Jul
27
2014
ShaverX
ShaverX

Either I got the burnt patchouli batch or this stuff is plain retched. Not a fan. Perhaps if i tried this fabled Z01 batch. But how silly is it that one would have to do this. When you go to the store and drop $300+ on a bottle of cologne it had better smell consistently awesome all the time.

Jul
25
2014
ThePerfumierWorldTraveler
ThePerfumierWorldTraveler

My Goodness what a gorgeous scent!!!! The natural, and fresh combination of elements mixed are a one of a kind aroma. Out of all the batches I have tried the best one is the Z01. This could be due to the timing the ingredients got picked up during season of the year being the best one.
A perfume worthy of the extra cash no doubt. 3-4 sprays to the chest and you're set!, you will be surprised that you still get whiffs of gorgeous pineapple, and apple, on this beauty even after a day or two of not wearing the shirt. This is not your typical mainstream perfume. Warning NOT FOR MARRIED OR TAKEN PEOPLE! This can be a magnet to some.

Jul
24
2014
Fatcatclub
Fatcatclub

I did a lot of research before i bought this perfume. I was looking for the more fruity version than the smokier ones. So i bought the zz01 batch code witch is awesome fresh fruity. Your nose blend the scent out after max 30 min and you'll think its a weak eau the parfum, but the silage is still strong for the surrounding people. The longevity is specially at this batch very outstanding. You always smell fresh and clean like you just came out the shower. Its not a heavy alcohol straight in your nose perfume smell. Its dezent, delicious and stays for a while.

I am 22 years and i payed 170 Euros for 75ml (2.5oz). Very expensiv for me, so i really had to do research for my special batch code because im sure they all different in smell, silage and longevity.

If you interested to buy one, do not hesitate and buy a good batch. Its a great nice summer scent.

At basenote.com forum you can read a lot of very helpful stories, tests and opinions from people with different batches about Creed Aventus. More than 2000 comments on a topic. I really did read them all haha. But it was fun to read and of course worth it afterwards. Now i am confident about my smell because i know whats up with my Perfume.

CREED AVENTUS S42B13ZZ01

- Strong Fruity Pineapple and Apple Smell
- Less maybe almost no Smokiness
- Great Longevity and good silage

Best batch in my opinion!

Stanley :)

Jul
24
2014
lollero
lollero

This is very masculine scent. I personally don't like the pineapple in this at all. Well maybe if it weren't smelling so strongly. I also think this has the same kind of smell as there is in a cow feces due to the mix of pineapple and musk. I like it but not enough so I won't be bying a bottle. I can see though why this is the ladykiller and it is because the drydown is very sweet but manly and in a way so so sensual. This scent gets better and better the more it develops on your skin.

Jul
22
2014
seekritdude
seekritdude

For me personally the smell is only alright. However I will say this is one of the few worth the hype fragrances in the community I believe. Compliment wise its the best thing I have. Its popular both with women and men as well.

For me its very masculine. The scent it self im sure has been described by much better noses than mine, but for the batch variation fiascos. Ive had 2 different ones, first was the famous z01 and I can say compared to my most recent. Its not vastly different that I have noticed so far. Maybe when smelling from the sprayer and at the top a bit. But for me aventus is pretty smokey, pineapple batch or not. In terms of what others have said, I have been told by others that they smell more "leather" in my non z01 batch. Anyway..I havn't smell a "smokey batch" thank god, so I cant comment on those. But what I have smelled has worked.

I can see how this would rub some the wrong way as instead of being a manly sorta pineapple with smoke. The pessimistic view would be it smells like a ashtray. And as someone who as a child had to deal with a lot of smokers I can see that.

Saying that though ive honestly never met anyone in real life that doesnt like the smell so I digress.

I think the smell is sorta great in the sense that it smells manly so it caters to those wanting a their man to smell like a man. And at the same time it has that sorta "cleaner" smell. That so many people just want to smell someone who smells clean. So you can get compliments from both demographics.

Projection and longevity both tend to be good(especially for a creed). Although there is quite a bit of nose fatigue that comes into play.

A must try I think. Again for me myself, just ok. But its popularity cant be denied. Again actually worth the hype I think.

Jul
17
2014
RHONORAY
RHONORAY

Parfumerie Naturelle - Ararat is the best I've tried with significant staying power so far. If you love and can't afford or refuse to pay $325. for authentic Aventus. Ararat is the answer. Ararat should be but is not listed on this website.

Jul
13
2014
jellybeantree
jellybeantree

Is this the most popular mens fragrance of all time? I haven't had a chance to smell it.

Jul
13
2014
warlockss
warlockss

I wore this to the doctors last week , my doctor was a very pretty and hot young lady I say perhaps around 39yold I say , went in for a quick prescription and quickly left it was a short visit . While at the desk to sign papers the receptionist tell me I have to go back cos she wants to see me ? Apparently I haven't had a blood test in 4 years lol then she prints me out a form and wheels over towards me in her chair almost in between my legs my hand nearly touching her leg. And hands me the form smiling in a cheekily horny flirtatious manner saying I must get my blood test done and then I must go back to see her . Well I can't wait to go back . LOL thank you creed aventus lmfao .

Jul
05
2014
mabelcruet
mabelcruet

I'm not sure I believe Creed's publicity department stories of fragrances being created many years ago for various superstars and only released for general use many years later but there is no doubt they create some spectacular fragrances. They tend to be love it or hate it with me, and this is one of the loves. I know its for men, and I can only get my hands on it when him indoors lets me, but I think Aventus can be worn by women. On me, I get strong bergamot, citrus but not sweet or too fruity, and only a light hint of smoky pineapple. In the dry down there is a sweet pine wood note and light musk. On my other half the wood is accompanied by a leather note, but that doesn't seem to come out on me. The base note on me is rose with musk, but on him its more musk and masculine. I love it on me, and I love it on him. It lasts about 6 hours on me, 8 hours or more on him, but the sillage is minimal staying close to the skin for both of us. I think its generally a clean, crisp summery scent.

Jul
01
2014
Idlehands
Idlehands

On my skin, no joke, this smelled like TDH. I was not really that impressed. I really expected this to be amazing. It did project and last really well.

Jun
28
2014
Elite Gentleman
Elite Gentleman

@colinssmith: See that number you got in the middle? "13". That's the production year of the batch you have. The 2013 batch is said to be decent or average, but I've heard worse things about the 2012 batch. The 2011 batch however is superb, but unfortunately very hard to find, and will almost cost you a kidney to get.

Do a reasonable split with someone gents. No need to throw 165 dollars or more to get the fancy Creed box and bottle. Again I love the stuff, but nothing is worse than wasting money.

Jun
25
2014
colinssmith
colinssmith

I recently bought a 30ml bottle from Luckyscent. I barely get the pineapple, which disappears in seconds. After that all I get is a smokey, woody scent, which is nice, but, honestly, nothing special. Not sure how to determine the batch number. The box's bottom label reads "Lot: A42C13Z01" Has anyone else had trouble with this lot?

Jun
25
2014
joov84
joov84

a fresh, safe, versatile masculine fragrance

z01 2011 batch: starts off with a fresh fruity smell. the smoky birch notes then start to show up providing more masculinity to the mix. i then get accustomed to the smell and almost stop detecting it. it then shows up under certain conditions (e.g. body heat) out of nowhere as a very nice musky fragrance. the musky drydown stays there close to my skin for more than 24 hours.i love the drydown. its a very versatile scent that almost never disturbs people around you. gets compliments.

8.5/10

Jun
23
2014
Ajcalderonmd
Ajcalderonmd

I bought this abroad aabout a year ago in a creed store for about $200 dollars, and without a doubt an original, I even did my research online and confirmed it to be an original, a very good fragrance, receiveing a lot of praises. By the way I live in the Philippines, I usually buy designer perfume in the grey market (I know the owner and can vouch that all perfumes there are oriiginal and I've been buying there for more than a decade, and been comparing the same perfume to those I've bought abroad, mall prices here are too high almost evil), but I am not really that comfortable in buying niche fragrance here knowing that even abroad such brands are hard to find. A month ago I noticed that my Aventus is running out of juice so bought it in the same grey market, and lo and behold the price is just P6500, roughly about $150 and the owner insist that its orig. I bought it and compared it to my other creed aventus, and I'm telling you its the same, they have different batch numbers, but everything is the same even the smell (btw I don't have a good nose so I thought they're the same). No perfume is long lasting in a tropical country such as ours, and people here often use the fresh, aquatic or summer scents only, winter/night perfumes is not used here often. Its one of the best perfume out there, it is uniqie and masculine, its fruity (pineapple) is surprisingly masculine compared to the lemony smell of issey miyake. If there is a difference among the batch of this perfume like what I've read is not obvious to me, maybe because this is just my 2nd bottle or I have a poor nose, whatever it is, I'm still happy with this fragrance I just hope my latest bottle is original.

Jun
22
2014
Thecameltotem
Thecameltotem

People complaining about batch variations get over yourself.


I have the 2014 w01 batch and this perfume is INSANE.

20 hours after application with 4 sprays(2014 sprayer is much less than the previously bottles)i sat down at McD to eat and the ladies behind me stood there and asked each other what smells so good and couldn't figure out what or who. But they loved it.

Then 26 hours later i greeted my sis and she instantly said i smelled good.

I've never encountered a perfume like this.

Buy this now!!

Jun
22
2014
Elite Gentleman
Elite Gentleman

Let me give you gentlemen a heads-up. This fragrance has massive batch variations. This is more problematic than with any Creed fragrance I've smelled! If you buy from the wrong batch you risk getting a cologne that lacks longevity, smells like dry tobacco with zero fruit or have an overly synthetic vibe to it.

Creed should begin notifying their customers about what batch they are buying, because making people blind-buy horrible batches is almost criminal. I love this fragrance as I've stated before, but paying three-digit numbers for a bottle that is worse than the bottle the year before is inexusable.

Get your act together, Creed.

Jun
21
2014
seachase
seachase

The cologne that just won't quit ! Every review before mine pretty much sums up this wonderful fragrance. It's like a "mood juice." Sometimes I wear it and the fruity notes linger forever. Sometimes the 'smoky' notes comes out of the gate first, and they are the star of the show. Sometimes it appears to be all citrus. It's simply a cologne of many colors, and the best part is that every color is fantastic. Like others, I do get many great compliments with this fragrance, and it doesn't matter which dominant scent decides to prevail for the day. Apparently, they are all appealing to whomever is near. Sure, it may be a little costly, but something this unique is worth it. I absolutely love this fragrance !

Jun
19
2014
Amparo Noir
Amparo Noir

pineapple cuts on a grill and lightly dusted with some spices, they get caramelized, infused with the smoke of the fragrant wood... wow... just wow...

One of my husband favorites, and he knows I love this on him so much. Simply irresistible.

Jun
18
2014
hasan abdul
hasan abdul

one good thing or rather "excellent" thing about Aventus is the unique smell. Simply amazing.

but:
it is very expensive (expected)
sadly does not last very long for me, despite the EDP concentration.

if this lasted for 8+ hours , it would be perfect.

Jun
18
2014
jesseo11
jesseo11

The pineapple literally lasts a minute but man does it ever smell like pineapple for that minute.

I'm sure they exist but I can't imagine a more smokey scent than this.

Through the smokey haze, I get the tart blackcurrant offset by rain-soaked birch. The florals take a bit of time to come out and help to smooth everything out.

I think this is a great masculine fragrance that you should feel confident wearing. Smelling it up close can definitely be a bit much, especially during the smokey stage.

Jun
17
2014
youngfragranceconnoisseur
youngfragranceconnoisseur

A very unique but I do not enjoy this fragrance that much. I don't think this is a blind buy, you definitely need to sample this out. It is not really a pleasant scent it is very masculine and powerful. Something a confident man would wear. It is somewhat bold. If this scent was under $100 I might buy it. Overall I think it is ok but not incredible and it is only worth the price if you love it. I have smelled a couple creeds and I have Green Irish Tweed. GIT is much different but I think it is a much better scent. I actually liked it probably the least out of Original Vetiver, GIT, and Royal Water. I am not hating on this scent I just want to give my honest opinion. I can see how a lot of people like this, it is just not my type of fragrance.

Jun
17
2014
jerseyjoe1981
jerseyjoe1981

Ya I agree, this is the ONLY frag that MULTIPLE people will bother and bother you until they find out what scent you are wearing so they can get it for themselves or their husband/BF.

It's funny, now I have this fun game I like to play where I guess which person in a setting will approach and ask me what smells good or what the cologne name is called. I've got a eye for these people now it happens so often

Also, this is the only cologne I enjoy for myself as well. When I'm just sitting alone I love the cloud it forms all day around me and makes my nostrils tingle. It's so tarty I want to eat the air.

Jun
14
2014
elisnewthing
elisnewthing

ok
this is no word on a lie
chick i know smelt me the other day wearing this she told everyone around me that i smell amazing
there was no joke 4 chicks sitting around me just to smell it??
i own 20 frags this is the one time i have ever had people follow me around because i smell so amazing
must have if your in to your frags

Jun
14
2014
Elite Gentleman
Elite Gentleman

The fragrance of an illusive, malicious, intelligent 21st century prince. Raw, posh and fruity with an unparallelled drydown.

Unless you're broke and wear something like Acqua di Gio or Cool Water this is the one. The only one you need to have in your otherwise useless fragrance collection.

Jun
14
2014
EnragedApollo
EnragedApollo

I am a proud owner of the Z01 batch. If you're not impressed with the way it smells then you're smelling the wrong batch.

Aventus Z01 is literally the elixir of perfection. The balance between its fruitiness of the pineapple and the smokiness especially the oak moss is just immaculate.

I get amazing longevity and projection on this beast and it definitely garners compliments. A masterpiece well done!

I'm no fragrance connoisseur but this masterpiece sure as hell impressed me. Great job on that Creed but at the same time, screw you for discontinuing the best batch.

Jun
11
2014
jerseyjoe1981
jerseyjoe1981

recieved a 2014 batch from the Creed Boutique. I miss the old sprayer. This newer one kind of looks a little cheesy and doesn't pump out huge sprays anymore. Plus it doesn't even say Creed on it anymore :( Also, the word Creed is now in black on the bottle. The smell though still smells great and super fruity/smoky perfectly blended. Lasts approx 10 hours. Doesn't have the shower effect as my other bottles. What I mean is spray at 6am, get home, go to the gym, the smell reignites and then shower. After shower, my skin usually still smells like Aventus. Not with this batch. Perhaps it's because of the smaller sprays that the new pump puts out. Still can't complain because it smells great nevertheless and lasts a great amount of time.

Jun
10
2014
vserdar
vserdar

Masterpiece.Even the smoky part is perfect.This is pineapple birch apple , black currannt and other sweet stuff.And it still smells smoky in a very very good way.We think of the inside of the pineapple , maybe the outside can be smoky.Anyways thank you creed family for your gift to the perfume lovers....

Jun
09
2014
ShaverX
ShaverX

Would be so much of a better fragrance if only they would take the patchouli out of it and tone down the birch smokiness. I have actually had a girl ask me if i was wearing patchouli oil? Another has told me that I smelled musky and like cigar smoke. Now i have no idea if i got one of the good or bad batches but if this is what the scent is supposed to be, it's really not that good for a young man to wear.

This is not the cologne that young women go goo-goo and ga-ga about. This is a cologne that us men buy with the alpha male looking bottle and the luxury price tag and think that we have the secret to being a super stud who dominates the world when in fact we just smell like some head shop patchouli oil mixed with fruit and cigars.

Jun
09
2014
skal1971
skal1971

Received a 120ml bottle today for Father's day!

I do feel a significant difference between this new bottle (produced in January 2014, according to the infos on the box).

This 2014 Aventus millesime is more fruity, less smokey than the 2011 version. I smell more apple and pineapple right away

It is even better, fresher, tasty and gorgeous: the smokey part in Aventus wasn't my favorite one.

Welcome back Aventus, so beautifully blended, well balanced, and longlasting.

Jun
07
2014
kingdanny4754
kingdanny4754

I finally got my nose on the famous Creed Aventus. What I get from this fragrance is a very fresh apple and smoked pineapple. The smoke on this fragrance is real smooth almost too smooth and the fruit notes smell like you just cut them open. I smelled better but this fragrance should be in your collection. I personally think people love this fragrance because of the compliments not the smell itself. 10/10

Jun
07
2014
biscoff
biscoff

Well it can be described by one word - elixir - it is healing, sexy, mysterious, sexy, calming, did I mentioned sexy? :-)

Best fragrance I've owned so far and my #1 of all times! Quality and balance - blended to perfection...

And what was most strange is that when I sprayed it for the very first time, I had a deja-vu feeling - it felt so familiar, so mine!

Scent ★★★★★★ of 6/5 (yeah, it's not a mistake)
Silage ★★★★★ of 5/5
Longevity ★★★★★ 5/5
Bottle presentation ★★★★★ 5/5
OVERALL ★★★★★ 5/5

Jun
06
2014
Altorhys
Altorhys

J'ai acheté le mien il y a trois jours: c'est seulement une odeur de fumée sur moi, j'ai pas vu d'ananas être à l'intérieur ...

Peut-être tordu sur ma peau? J'ai besoin de filles autour de moi pour recueillir leurs impressions.

*** *** ***

I bought mine three days ago: it is only a smoke smell on me, I have not seen Pineapple be inside ...

May be twisted on my skin? I need girls around me to get their impressions.

Jun
06
2014
Bodda89
Bodda89

@cursed 66
That's a lie creed makes patch variation to convince people that they use all natural ingredients to justify their horrifying prices and there is a very well known fact fruits usually doesn't produce aromatic oils if any oil can be extracted at all and ambergris is banned for use in perfumery so creed doesn't use the precious material they use a synthetic alternative either cytalox or ambroxane that's why i respect houses like kilian they disclosed the use of artificial agar wood as it simply won't make since using the real stuff a 1 ml of it's oil is worth $ 75 - $ 200 according to the grade so it's not possible to be used unless you will buy your bottle for $ 4000 or so don't believe every thing most of the perfume industry is to shine out the product not to make it real

Jun
05
2014
Cursed66
Cursed66

Just to share that I have a 75ml bottle bought recently and it smells slightly metallic and more fruity as compared to the tester which I have tested a year ago that is more robust in roasted, smokey, ashy pineapple notes.

So when I saw this young Sales Lady in her early 20s at the Creed counter in one of the shopping mall,I asked her why are there inconsistent scent on Aventus as discussed frequently online about different batches smells differently and here's what she said...
"There are different seasons in fruits and they tasted and smelled differently during different seasons, that's why Aventus don't always have the same consistent scent..."

WHAT?!? Though it is quite a logic explanation from this young lady about the "Seasons of Fruits" ,I find it quite ridiculous that if that particular season have a bad harvest of mostly inferior pineapples wouldn't we be like buying Wines rather than Perfumes?

Just hoped that the perfumers at Creed at least tag "Smokey/Ashy" or "Fruitty/Mossy" on Aventus so at least people can get to choose the variance they preferred due to the inconsistency of Aventus.

Jun
05
2014
mikedvd5588
mikedvd5588

terlepas dari issue aventus memiliki notes yg berbeda di setiap batch, aventus bisa di katakan the king of fragrances. buah nanas serta woods dan sensasi bau asap yg di mix menjadi 1 kesatuan yg tak terbantahkan. benar2 luar biasa dari creed. saya mengeluarkan uang 1,7jt untuk tester 120ml dan tidak akan pernah menyesalinya.

Jun
04
2014
Manny44
Manny44

The Alpha and Omega. Sometimes its almost too good. I'm wearing it to work today and its almost too sexy. Actually not almost...it is too sexy. What is that from ..."Too Sexy..too sexy". Is it from an SNL skit?

Just remembered...its from the Antonio Banderas skit. I also own Insurrection Pure and the thing its missing is the smoke. Simple but crucial missing ingredient.

Jun
04
2014
sNaKey
sNaKey

AVENTUS - That said, everywhere you look, there are reviews about it, you do not need many words to say a perfume is GOOD!

Unfortunately I hit batch starting 2014 which is more fruity. The first sniff reeks of strong pineapple, apple and bergamot. Later after one hour begins to feel the true spirit Aventus, smoked pineapple, slightly woody, but smoked.

And this is Aventus strong smell that lasts .. and lasts .... and lasts. Projection monster-kill within 6 hours, about 10-12h longevity on my skin.

Recommend, but hope to get lucky to hit an older batch which is better than this in 2014.

Overall - 9.5 / 10
Price/Quality - 6.5 / 10

Jun
01
2014
Ryanmmas26
Ryanmmas26

I have reviewed this before after 2 weeks of wearing this and LOVED it but after wearing it 4 months now I now ABSOLUTLY ADORE this !

The story for me with this fragrance is that upon 1st spraying this in the air I liked it but wasnt quite seeing what all the hype was about. So I only dabbed a little bit on my skin to test it out and put on another fragrance(ROCAWEAR 9IX) So my gf came home and hugged me and was like "OMG, What are you wearing today because you smell amazing". So initially I thought it was the rocawear so i let her smell my neck and she quickly told me that this scent couldnt be it. Afterwards, I let her smell the small area on my wrist where I dabbed and instantly she got a smile on her face and said "Yea, thats deffinitly what I was smelling" ... And after that day that has been both mine and her favorite scent on me hands down.

But the compliments ive received are through the roof with this. In fact, if im in a mood where I dont want to be bothered I stay away from this stuff because it honestly does attract that much attention.

Now on to what this smells like.. To me its a masterpiece !!! This has just the right amount of freshness and fruitiness to make this appealing and people pleasing. But it also has just the right amount of spice to make it masculine,attractive and sensual at the same time. To me its the perfect fragrance for the modern man :D

As far as the notes go though I mainly smell the apple and birch with the pineapple and smokiness in the background, along with the vanilla to kind of smoothen the scent out.

Performance: This thing projects VERY WELL for id say 6 hours and after that you will have a scent bubble about a foot off of you for the duration of the time your wearing this. The total time of projection for me at least is anywhere from 10-14 hours.

My 1st rating of this was a 9.5 but Id now rate this a 10 !!!

Its great all season long,smells amazing,gets a crazy amount of compliments,projects like a beast but not to the point your choking people out, and its just perfect in my eyes :)

May
27
2014
petyke
petyke

This is as good as can be. I have tried a few different bstches untill have found a fruity one wich fits my taste and can not stop using it. It is not just me, a lot of compliments from ladies too. This is perfect I love it!

May
27
2014
landon1
landon1

extremely smoky! i love this fragrance but at first spray was disappointing. I ended up not buying it from the price tag but on my drive home ended up considering a purchase. This is a fragrance that stayed on my wrist AFTER a shower. All of the disappointing thoughts vanished after i really let it dry and found out how GOOD the longevity is.

May
25
2014
Kjordan441
Kjordan441

Everything else except my Green Irish Tweed just became obsolete. Between the two, Aventus and GIT, there's no reason to rock anything else.

May
23
2014
TBARANTOR
TBARANTOR

Dont know about batch variation. but what i sampled was just good, i think its the pineapple blackcurrant thing. There is something amazingly strange about this scent, for me when i take a whiff of it it smells good but than when its getting into my nose the scent than takes a turn and just smells amazing like it changes in my nose. GF like it very much. still havnt got a full bottle yet but looking forward to get one. If batch variations do exist i hope not to get too smokey batch.

May
18
2014
Ridhwan0103
Ridhwan0103

I don't know how to tell but this stuff is amazing and can go wrong. This stuff like iron man. Everyone staring
at you. ;)

May
16
2014
brent0529
brent0529

@Pelagic...I have a J01 2012 batch of Aventus which is beast. My buddy also just went crazy over Aventus and started buying samples off of Ebay for a few weeks, then finally broke down and bought an 8oz flacon of Aventus and Millesime...So what I'm getting at is that I have thoroughly smelt and tested about 7 different Aventus batches in the last two months. And for the most part, all the ones Ive smelt are exactly how you want... projection monsters, and last 8-24 hrs. WITH THE ONLY EXCEPTION being the R01 batch. My boss has this bottle he bought in town, and you are right, it lasts about 2 hours with little to no projection. Ive worn it after testing all the others and also wearing my J01 for a yr now. And so I know what you mean with this particular batch. Also all the batches Ive tested and smelt are from 2012 and 2013 as best as I can remember. Maybe the R01 is 2011 and that was just a shitty year, IDK. Either way its the worst of the lot but all the rest you'd be safe and happy with. I think 2010 batches were so beastly that Creed toned it down in 2011 and thats where all the Aventus batch HATE comes from, but theyve fixed this Im pretty certain...Dont fear any A01,A02,T01,J01, batches from 2012 or 2013.

May
14
2014
sahara82
sahara82

good fragrance, but try the fresco at first, a lot of money to save

May
14
2014
Pelagic
Pelagic

Aventus creates a lot of controversy and now I finally own a bottle - I know why

Firstly I'll go with all the comments about this being the most complimented frag people have ever owned. I own quite a few rare and expensive men's fragrances, and the impolite truth, which I'm sure goes for many here, is that I like to think they make me a bit special and unusual. I secretly wait for folks to stop me in the street and enquire "What is that you're wearing?" Sadly it never happens.

Except it does with Aventus, a lot, and I'm shallow enough to admit it feels good

The first time I tried Aventus in John Lewis in London, two lots of people had stopped me before I even got out of the store. Rather amusingly, I passed an attractive young couple who'd just rejoined each other, and she commented to her boyfriend: "What have you been trying on - I absolutely love that" He rather miserably informed her that she was smelling me, not him :) That kind of thing puts a smile on your face, women and men alike seem to love the stuff

Opening with a blast of tropical and sour fruit and drying down to a wonderful Birch Tar leather and musk that stays close to your skin for hours, it feels modern, unique and sophisticated. I'm totally addicted to it - I find myself smelling my shirt or skin constantly to catch a blast throughout the day

Except there's a problem. I thought the comments here and elsewhere about batch variation were just pettiness or over zealousness, but they're not

The batch that I originally tried on in John Lewis lasted a good 24 hours with excellent longevity, albeit you lose the fruity top notes relatively quickly, but I've ultimately ended up with 2013 Batch R01 which has all the Aventus good stuff going on, but barely lasts 2-3 hours.

To get any kind of longevity, I'm having to spray 6-8 blasts, and given that it's £200 a bottle, a crack habit would be cheaper

It's great that it's not cheap, it means I'm not smelling it on every man and his dog, but for £200 a bottle and given Creed's peerless reputation, a lot more consistency is needed frankly

Amazing stuff, but caveats apply

May
10
2014
toto453
toto453

Strong smoky/fruity patchouli. During effort or hot weather, the smell changes nicely.
Not fresh scent enough for me even if it indeed is a great frag!

May
09
2014
TheJurisDoctor
TheJurisDoctor

I've worn this for a couple weeks now, and here are a few more things Ive noticed: Although I have a so-called smoky batch, there is more pineapple than I originally thought. I smell it the entire time I'm wearing it. It was just a little tricky because it's such a natural pineapple note and it is blended so well with the birch.

Longevity is much better than I thought. If I use 2 sprays, its not a very aggressive scent. But I added a 3rd spray the other day and felt like I was filling the room. 24 hours later, I could still smell it.

I've had nothing but compliments when I wear it. This is seriously some good stuff - just dont over-think it.

May
08
2014
FTW Nose
FTW Nose

This is as close as I could get to a signature scent. I just love Aventus! It isn't my best smelling cologne to my nose, but oh the versatility. Every man should have this in his collection if only to see how people react to it. By far, this is my most complimented scent. Both men and women feel compelled to ask me what I am wearing. It can be used year around in virtually any occasion and make you come out looking like a sexy James Bond. Worth every penny and more if I had to pay it. A modern classic!

My Score: 10

May
07
2014
Upper East Side
Upper East Side

Anyone think the woody note has a creamy and gourmand smell? The dry down is so delicious and yummy. Also, I think its funny how most analyze the pineapple note but overlook the other notes.

May
06
2014
Javi0005
Javi0005

Overpriced as hell but then, all the money was SO worth it!!! Love it!!

May
06
2014
lynwood234
lynwood234

smells awesome. i tried it again. the peppery oakmoss smell is what i get most with the faint pineapple sweetness. later it evaporates. I bought Fresco which is similar the smell is very close. peppery oakmoss is more mellow but lasts longer. it is light so i would spray 2 sprays of fresco for 1 of aventus. the dry down of both is about the same.

when i tried it again today the salesperson said not to believe anyone that says it smells like something else. i don't have to believe it because i know it does. LOL

May
05
2014
Belvedere
Belvedere

Love it love it love it. It smells wonderful, it's as simple as that!

May
04
2014
margaritatee
margaritatee

ha, how eloquent kenni :) i think this is right. for those born in the eighties, & the cool water genealogy, aventus brings brightness and warmth rolled together in luxury .. who can resist? i bought it this week for my male friend (c. 1980), and now he smells like an absolute boss. it's a celebration y'all! xx

May
01
2014
Kenni
Kenni

Very simple: If you are male and born in the 1980's, the king fragrance for you were Green Irish Tweed or Cool Water. The new king is called Aventus.

Apr
29
2014
Jools63
Jools63

jmansar.....how sad that you can find little better to do than make a personal attack on someone you do not know. I feel your comments say far more about YOUR personality (or lack of it to be more precise) than they will ever say about mine.
Maybe you should change your user name to 'tosser'.....

Apr
24
2014
Jools63
Jools63

I find whenever I wear Aventus it attracts more positive comments than any other fragrance I have ever worn, which sort of sums perfumes up for me. If the people I work with and whose opinions I value rate it so highly, then I am happy to buy it.

Apr
24
2014
mohmd.taha
mohmd.taha

Aventus is the least Creed fragrance talking sillage & projection otherwise it is just a beautifully composed fragrance with high quality ingredients.Top notes are so fresh thanks to the beautiful pineapple note and the Bergamot... After 15-20 minutes the patchouli & birch combo take place which compose a kind of (ashy scent) and stll you can feel the pineapple there , 3-4 hours later it becomes a lovely skin scent of smoky pineapple which will last long but only as skin scent .
Finally I think its one of the best fragrances for the summer period but if only it projects more .

Apr
23
2014
kaysee
kaysee

Creed Aventus is so good, it makes me wanna give up on life.
Because...
I can't afford it!!!! It's not fair. :(

Apr
22
2014
gerry.madoni
gerry.madoni

Simply the most ethereally beautiful scent in the world. Creates a duality on the wearer of the earthly ground before and a truly heavenly sense after smelling Aventus. Makes one feel lucky to have lived to smell this absolutely wonderful fragrance. Very few scents can offer the same thought provoking and sensory stimulating qualities as this one. Aventus will be a favorite of mine forever.

Apr
21
2014
K1
K1

Probably the most significant perfume of the house and the most celebrated one, Aventus is a spectacular fragrance. The volume of freshness over a fruity woody musky vibe of classical manner in a modern way is remarkable.
Aventus opens with that famous 90's vibe with aromatic fruity juicy dry aroma and brings woody bitter notes up. The fragrance is whimsical and highly jovial. There is no negative feeling in it. It's versatile and highly wearable. Writing about Aventus is not helping anyone, adequately written and precisely. Everyone's better to experience this masterpiece.

Apr
21
2014
jyan727
jyan727

Aventus is an extremely odd fragrance for me. Not that it smells odd, but rather the roller coaster of emotions this thing has put me on.

I bought two sample vials of Aventus and as soon as I got them in I dabbed a bit on. To say the least, I was underwhelmed. The smokiness was pretty apparent and I just could not get over that. The only things I ever want smoke on are my BBQ and my Lapsang Souchong, and I don't want to wear those as colognes.

After some thought I considered the problem may be that I dabbed it on. So I bought an atomizer and poured one of the vials inside, put on about four spritzes and off to work I went(I work in a retail store).

Using this form of application seemed to balance out the smokiness and brought a few other notes to the same level. I was surprised at how much I liked it....but then I couldn't smell anything anymore and just assumed that the longevity was horrible. I was a little frustrated until I turn around to find a coworker who came to see me. She gave me a hug and smelled me saying, "I thought that was you". Turns out she smelled me from about 25-35 feet away and followed the smell. Just keep in mind she has a great nose though. Also, she said she loved it.

Later on in the day I got another compliment from a coworker who loved it as well. She works in the beauty/fragrance department of our store and another so she isn't easily impressed. All this attention made me feel great about the fragrance.

I decided to wear it again the next day to church for Easter Sunday. The smell was slightly different and this time around the smell went out on my nose a lot sooner. Also, I received no attention from it, so who knows if it was still there or not (a lot of factors can go into no receiving compliments).

So an underwhelming day, followed by an awesome day followed by an underwhelming day. I have never really experienced that before.

All in all I have come to really like this fragrance, but I am on the ropes about buying it. Though I do like the compliment factor, I am now accustomed to enjoying a fragrance for myself and don't care about the compliments as much anymore. Since this fragrance goes out on my nose so quickly it kind of takes away that enjoyment factor.

Considering all factors:
9.5/10

It would be perfect if I could smell it on myself just a little longer, but the compliments and projection really put it on top.

Even still I suggest you try it a few times before you make a final decision on buying this. Its quite a bit of money for something you may or may not like.

P.S.- I own Insurrection Pure and a "fragrance type oil" and neither have come close to the quality or performance of Aventus. Each are no doubt good fragrances in their own right but do not expect them to take the place of Aventus. Again, try before you buy on any of them.

Apr
20
2014
TheJurisDoctor
TheJurisDoctor

Aventus is a game changer. I should be uncomfortable with it. I shouldn't like it. But I love it. My wife seriously loves it. It makes me reconsider every fragrance I have. Its incredible.

For the batch junkies, I have the 2013 batch (W01). There is some fruit in the opening but the main note in birch. Its a unique scent that screams quality. Im not disappointed in the lack of pineapple. If I want a fruity scent, I'll wear Millesime Imperial. Aventus and Millesime Imperial are good opposites and can cover a wide range of occasions.

Longevity? 2.5 sprays to the chest lasted all day and I could smell it the shower the next morning. Im convinced that some of the comments about horrible longevity are the result of paranoia from reading other comments.

In the newer batches, the main note is birch - it is not pineapple. It is not a fruity or tropical scent. The quicker you accept this, the happier you will be.

Apr
17
2014
estewart51
estewart51

After several tries of Aventus (I just sprayed it on 10 minutes ago as I write this) I can not surrender to the hype of this one. I must be the only one here that cannot get past the overwhelming smell of smoke and burning fruit. I could go as far as saying Aventus is very very harsh in the opening.

The fruity notes are there but they are covered in musk and fire. Ok - after some time, 25-30 minutes the fruit finally comes forward a bit more and Aventus becomes more bearable. I guess this is just one of those frags that you have to let develop over time, otherwise there's a chance you won't like it. It gets many of its points for being unique and not like many other fragrances. No longevity issues on my skin and its powerful enough to not need any reapplication.

Aventus is NOT safe blind buy, this one is all over the place for me. I'm in between not liking it, really liking it, and just not being sure.

7/10

Apr
17
2014
liamcallender1
liamcallender1

Despite being unique in Creeds fragrance portfolio, I believe that it's costs too much money for what it really . I find that you can get the same if not near same fragrance from Armani called attitude. You save around £100.

Apr
16
2014
LanceDior
LanceDior

The cologne Superman wears !

Apr
13
2014
Have_some_scents
Have_some_scents

I'm not going to knock it, nor will I glorify it - it's a nice scent. Also, I don't get all this nonsense with people obsessing over the the batch numbers and batch variations. You will get variations with ANY fragrance - be it subtle or blatant - not just with Aventus. A certain note may stand out a little more, it may stand out a little less. You many even pick up on something you never noticed in your previous wearings, or a certain note or two may seem to elude you. Batch variations - what moron started this crap? Give it up already. Just wear it, enjoy it, and ignore the damn batch number.

Apr
12
2014
kitti90
kitti90

i honestly dont think there is a big batch variation. not at all really.
most of the creeds seem to smell differently from time to time. and same goes with longevity and projection. its awesome but u can NOT smell it yourself. others do, but not you.

and your skin doesnt really matter that much with the fragrance, unless you have strong B.O
sprayingon paper is one thing, but if you spray on your shirt, you get the true smell of the fragrance. Nomatter how your skin is. again. only thing interfering is body odor.

and back to the batch variety.
some people need uses it to justify to them selves and others that they have the best stuff and that they put alot of money into a fragrance.
if someone dont like it, "then it must be the batch" etc etc.
when i first got my aventus, i wasnt sure about it. it seemed off. not like i remembered my sample to be like.
but then i got the good old smell back
when i used an atomizer, i felt something was wrong with the smell again.

the opening isnt always pineapple. just because its a topnote, its still mixed. its not like a lillipop when the outer layer HAS to be licked off before the other stuff comes forward.
thats why some people get more of some notes that others. often its because we smell something we recognize in either a very good or very bad way.
so pineapple and the bbq smell are the biggest smells, and those two will make a big impact on people.

if you dont like it. its just not a good fragrance for you.
and its mostly psychological when u smell the difference from different batches, and stuff have been stored in different ways etc etc.

anyways. my own personal experience with aventus:

its the best fragrance i own. i have lots of creeds, the original formulation of m7 etc etc. but i NEVER find an occation where the others are better than aventus.

aventus is unique, one spray lasts half a day (maybe a whole day idk.)
and it smells natural. not like a natural perfume, but like you just smell that way naturally.
everyone likes it.

Apr
10
2014
MeThePerson
MeThePerson

Understood, but I don't have a problem with the fragrance itself. Never had a problem with the fragrance other than it doesn't suit me personally, and that's not a problem. I don't think and have never thought it's fair to 'hate' a fragrance just because it doesn't suit ME. I freely admit my removed last comment was seen as more vitriolic and acidic than some would have recognised but the irony must have been lost as I was trying to utilise an analogy for my mis-understanding of the 'batch' issue. I don't personally have the resources to pay such an amount for a fragrance that I wish to wear and I'm certainly not going to deprecate hard working people who can enjoy what they have earned and pay large amounts for things I wish I could own myself(and there are SO many). I'm no connoisseur, would never profess to be, but I am open to trying to understand peculiarities if there is an issue I am ignorant of. I feel suitably chastised, thank-you.

Apr
10
2014
hullhockey91
hullhockey91

Just because your comment got pulled doesn't mean there are snobs on here. It just means your comment had nothing to do with the fragrance in general. Save the complaining for the "General Discussion." People come into the fragrance specifically to find helpful reviews, even if the review is critical. Just because you cannot stand the fragrance, doesn't mean we all cannot stand the fragrance.

Apr
10
2014
ryzrien
ryzrien

Nice one. Very classic, masculine, not too strong, nice to my skin. But just like others, the top note is not my favorite. Will grab dis superb fragrance for sure.

Silage - 8/10
Longevity - 8/10

Apr
10
2014
Marciu
Marciu

I'm writing this review for the second and the last time.

Aventus to me is a gorgeous fruity fragrance, the most natural pineapple fragrance I've ever smelled in a perfume. Actually to me it's a mix of pineapples and apples with beautiful woody drydown. I can't feel anything more...

Longevity on my skin is spotty and it really depends on the weather that is outside. It lasts on me from 5 to 8 hours which is a good score for such a fresh fragrance. Actually to me it's a daily use fragrance, could be eventually used for dates because I find it quite sexy. And I've gathered few compliments while wearing it too.

I realise that it's hyped for a reason. The quality is here. The price is also probably quite reasonable, I'd pay a little less for it though. Nevertheless it's my fourth favourite Creed. First three are : Silver Mountain Water along with Green Irish Tweed and Tabarome.

Apr
03
2014
MeThePerson
MeThePerson

Right,
Can somebody PLEASE tell me, genuinely, what all this nonsense about batch numbers is about with CREED fragrances? I'm at a loss, currently, with my limited rationale on the subject about how this works with a fragrance that is blended to achieve a certain smell(which I believe is what the intention is... I get the impression that Aventus is a pineapple-birch-wood affair which will obviously have certain tones on certain skin types; as should ALL fragrances).
Surely if there are different batches that produce different formulas, then this is a different fragrance?
Is the intention pot luck on your fragrance? Is this what Creed is hoping to achieve? Because I keep trying Aventus and I've yet to be moved by it.
Am I simply not getting the right 'batch' for my skin?
I'm serious!
Are we just throwing random amounts of ingredients together so not one fragrance is the same as the next?
I'm getting more and more cynical about this super-sketchy method of buying a fragrance.
So...
Like...
... I take it if I try a tester from a bottle in one store and I finally find that it works on me...
... then I have to buy the tester bottle from the store...
Which I CAN'T!
... Or do I then ask the SA where the matching batch to the tester can be purchased from?
Or do I have to track it back to the distributer to track it down?
Or do I...
... buy a different fragrance that uses the same measured quantities that led to it being named and marketed as the creator intended?
PLEASE help me.
Explain if you can.
With logic and reason.
If I am expected to pay a large amount for a fragrance that may not be constructed perfectly, then am I not expected to be furnished with additional measures of the critical ingredients so I can make the fragrance match what I was expecting?
Surely?
Or am I paying for a complete fragrance that I wanted in the first place, but can't have?
I look forward to a viable and valid response.
Thank-you.

With reference to @Phényl below... Your advice about bringing the fragrance back if it's different from the one we smelled as a tester? Well done mate, you just cost the company thousands! Look forward to your legal expenses fighting the company! Ker-RACKING advice!

Apr
03
2014
C@nn@r
C@nn@r

I was finally able to sample Aventus on a trip to New York. I took a quick stroll through Bergdorf and when I walked through the cologne section a man asked if I would like to sample some creed. I said yes, he handed me a strip of GIT and aventus. When I first smelled Aventus I was completely underwhelmed. "That's it?" I thought to myself. I smiled at the man and said it was nice. For $330 a bottle that smells like this? I wasn't buying it! Only recently was I at my local Neiman Marcus when I finally just asked the sales rep for a sample. He hesitated and then finally agreed. As I waited I sprayed some on my arm. WOW! What a 180! it smelled so much different then on a strip. It took on a sweet, smokey, woody scent that reminded me of roasting pineapple on a camp fire or wood grill! All the reviews I have heard finally made sense. I was so excited to finally get a sample and test it out.

Aventus is a deceiving fragrance. When you first spray it on it is strong and almost a bit harsh. The pineapple is very strong and the birch is in your face. However, as it dries down it gets better and better! It goes from fruit woody to sweet fruit, vanilla, musk with smoke. I don't pick up on the rose or the patchouli but I do get a hint of vanilla at the end that is really nice.

On the contrary to many reviews this is not a projection beast. However, it does project pleasantly, not overwhelming. I would say it lasts at least 8 hours which is good enough for me. Overall I can see wearing this casually, to work, upscale event, in the summer, spring, fall, and maybe on a slightly warmer winter day. The fruit and smoke will really be sharp and uplifting in the cold. The major draw back to this cologne is price. If you are unsure about it, don't spend the money. It is $275 for a 2.5oz and $330 for a 4.0oz! That is a lot of money. However, if you enjoy colognes, niche brands, and quality scents I see no problem with making a purchase. It all depends on the person.

Longevity: 9/10
Projection: 9/10
Versatility: 10/10
Scent: 10/10
Overall: 9.5

Side note: as far as batch variation goes I cannot comment. I have smelled at least 6 different bottles from different stores. I have had 4 different samples and all smelled the same as far as I could tell.

Apr
03
2014
yellafella789
yellafella789

I have a 30mL decant of the U01 batch which was made in 2013 and I mainly get smoke, flourals and oak moss. There seems to be a tiny hint of pineapple but the note isnt that traceable. I have a bottle of Gucci Nobile at home and to me the scents are very similar at this very moment. Dont get me wrong, I regard Gucci Nobile as a very classic and appealing scent, but this was totally unexpected from Aventus. I would have hoped to smell more of the sweet pineapple freshness but I've been let down thus far. I will give more time and see what happens and if that doesnt work I might even try to oxidize the fragrance to see if it will liven it up a bit.

Apr
02
2014
StardustHK
StardustHK

Pure birch tar, very smoky and masculine. Smells like a day spent next to the campfire. No hint of fruit detectable. Best season: fall/winter,age: 35+

Apr
01
2014
fresher81
fresher81

I just received the A42B12X01 batch. It has a beautiful fruity scent, which is dominated by the pineaple note. There is a also a smoky camp fire smell in the background to balance the fruity accord. I love it.

Longevity 10
Scent 10
Projection 10

Mar
31
2014
steve1991
steve1991

Wonderful fruity/smokey fragrance, but very moderate. Don't own any niche due to prices, including this. Sampling is a must.

Mar
28
2014
Javy_Medz
Javy_Medz

(W01 batch)
Smells like roasting pineapples during a bonfire. Although, this does have a disinfectant vibe at the top. Probably the black currant and its ammoniac characteristics. Also has a tinge of greenness to add a dirty earthy touch. As it dries down to the heart a watery fresh rose note becomes very apparent. With this, an amazing vanilla undertone intensifies. Way better then any designer vanilla i've came across. The leather and smoke that reveal themselves as this frag melds to your skin just adds an undeniably rugged persona.

It's a bright soul with a shadow lurking at its feet. The fruits and florals vs the smokey birch, leather, oakmoss and patch.

I get 8+ hours with this scent.
Still have to test this in the summer but in this 40 degree windy weather it came off very fruity and extremely crisp. It invigorated me throughout the day.

Mar
26
2014
girasolina
girasolina

for the love of the sky! please stop throwing away your money and use your right nose and your head!
First of all, it's nothing special and it is unique!! but if you like this cologne, do not waste your money on this scam because there are colonies exceptional and above this, at half the price! Creed, was the founder of the nose, the other small chemical bear only the name ... the talent you can not pass in perfumes.
Shame! the money stolen from the people for a bunch of molecules that do not last less than two hours!

Mar
23
2014
subhan08
subhan08

I was a little skeptical buying this one as Longevity and projection are a high concern for me and I had come across many reviews stating it lacks in those departments. I am usually very lazy about doing review but I though i owe to the people of fragrantica. I got this in the post 3 days ago and on the first 2 days of wearing it at work I got crazy compliments. My colleagues were telling me things like they could smell me all day and it smells really strong. I don't know if its my skin chemistry or the batch I have but I have to say this scent is very, very good. Longevity and projection are beast mode too. I recommend anyone who is interested in fragrances to at least try it if not sure about buying.

In terms of scent, what I get out if in the very opening is a strong blast of tropical fruits at the very top. Then it starts turning little smokey with the Birch and Musk. The middle and base of the fragrance smell like a Smokey Pineapple, thats all I get, a smokey pineapple. I understand this analogy has been made a million times but it is what it is.

Longevity and Projection are excellent too. On me the scent lasts 12+ and projects for at least 7-9 hours. On the first day I wore the scent i remember coming back home from work and getting soaked in the rain on the way. As i got home I thought it would have washed off but It was still projecting very loud throughout the house.

Final rating

Scent: 10/10

Longevity:9/10

Projection: 9/10

overall 10/10. You get what you paid for.

By the way I have the batch ending in R01.

Mar
22
2014
AUNZBOX
AUNZBOX

On my skin, it opens with beautiful fruity for 10 minutes , then quickly develop to light floral.
On the base, I can smell a lot of patchouli, light oak moss and rose.
This cologne has weak longevity and no silage after two hours on my skin.
The perfume creator plan to please the young people by the fruity top note, but when it dry down, it smell very simple boring, not complex or sensual seductive.
Aventus is not for a man who have strong personality, but for a young tame and timid boy.
Before you buy this cologne, wait for the base note or the dry-down. I mean the patchouli !!!!

Mar
20
2014
warlockss
warlockss

of course there is only 1 aventus , and that's why its got "REMINDS" me of . it doesn't say EXACTLY of . there is a difference for those who understand the english dictionary . nothing wrong for listing a fragrance that it reminds them of something similar . get your facts right before talking verbal diarrhoea.

Mar
18
2014
prodigy
prodigy

Aventus has changed drastically to my nose over the last year that i have owned it. At first my initial impression was that this is immensely overrated then after wearing it for around 7 months off and on i have come to love this fragrance instead of just liking it. The smokey, leathery pineapple is so alluring to me now. Its funny how you nose changes. One of my favorites just wish it would last like a Amouage. Would like to add that there is only one Aventus and no other fragrance smells exactly like it. That means all you Fresco, Cedrat Bois, and Insurrection Pure fans out there.

Mar
18
2014
Ryanmmas26
Ryanmmas26

After 3 wearings this is my new signature scent !!! When I 1st sprayed this I liked it but wasnt completely sold on the fragrance. But WOW did that change ! The initial spray kind of smelled like a mix of bugspray and pinesol but once it started to mesh with my skin chemistry it really became a thing of art. :)

After about 20 mins when it reached the heart I got a pleasant but tart fruity smell to give it sweetness and sensuality, but I detected a spicy and leathery note as well it to give it masculinity and depth. And pretty much it keeps the smell till the drydown to which the drydown is more woody but it still keeps the freshness of the pineapple.When I wear it it just gives me a confident, modern man type of vibe...

And a good story to back up Aventus is that the 1st time I wore this my girlfriend as soon as she came in the door she instantly asked what this was and said I HAD to buy this and now is insisting I wear this for Valentines day...lol

Also an interesting note is I have 30 colognes and this easily is the most complimented ! I was honestly surprised

Strength and Longevity: This isnt a beastly fragrance but it is quite strong and 2 or 3 sprays will last 6-10 hours

Occasion and Season: Any season and occasion maybe with the exception of working out as this is quite pricey

Id rate this a 9.5 out of 10 ! This right here is by far my personal favorite as well as my most complimented fragrance :)

Mar
14
2014
Ritarudna
Ritarudna

Aventus smells heavenly for the first 30 seconds. But, it quickly turns unwearable. Maybe its the patchouli or birch. idk. Reminds me of my ex boyfriend whenever he got sweaty. He was a smoker :L

Mar
14
2014
Odiee99
Odiee99

Just purchased this for a really good price and I'm not really that impressed. I had a sample and it was OK. It was $179 for a 4 oz so I figured if I didn't like it I could decant it and make my money back. Like a lot of other people are saying all I'm getting is smoke out of this. It is a very distinct and intriguing scent, but I'm not so sure I can pull off smelling like smoke. I'll give it a few wears to see if I like it. Good thing though, the longevity is around 8-11 hours with this. I don't know how to tell the batch #. Here is what's on the package. Lot:A42B13R01

Mar
10
2014
LanceDior
LanceDior

Very lovely masculine scent, but to be honest I couldn't suffer the batch variation quality control nonsense for such a high pricetag. I mean, Amouage would not have the same problem... ;)

Mar
09
2014
Romashka
Romashka

Here's a disclosure:

I've sampled the original Aventus and own a knock off version.

The Creed Aventus opens with a fruity pineapple but quickly dissipates to a smoky/musky smell. It's a fantastic scent but suffers from poor sillage and a hefty price tage (like all Creeds).
The imitation scent I own from the UK keeps to this fruity opening without becoming smoky and does last longer. The two smell similar but the original has something about it that I don't think can be copied. If I could afford it I would buy the original fragrance.

Mar
07
2014
warlockss
warlockss

i love this stuff now , i have the 2013 batch and ive came to love it , i dont have any problems with it and actually the extra smokiness makes it more manly , mine smells nice sweet and friuty and taking off the cap the aroma just dazzels my senses .

Mar
05
2014
peeck@charter.net
peeck@charter.net

Not to knock this quality fragrance I got to try it out in Neiman Marcus and yes I was impressed with Aventus... I liked the smokey razor sharp pineapple freshness it gave!

Funny thing, Yesterday on (MYMICKERS-youtube), someone I trust... reviewed a solid sleeper scent "Insurrection II Pure by Reyane". And boy was he blown away by the hype on the fragrance. How much better it compared to Aventus by Creed than Scent of Peace for Him Bond No 9 being a bit more woodier... I also purchased Silver by Al-Rehab perfume oil $6, which (Man Loves Cologne-youtube) reviewed and it was very close. I have heard that Insurrection II Pure even blows Fresco out of the water! Which the fragrance community says smells alot like Aventus.

So if your like me and really would enjoy Aventus and just cannot spend the money $165-$330. MY WIFE WOULD HAVE A COW... THATS A CAR PAYMENT... Keep your eyes out for Insurrection II Pure. Ya, and get this... I ordered it for $22 Shipped...

I Will edit this review when it comes in... cuz its not even on Fragrantica yet.

Mar
01
2014
marios4
marios4

I remember Aventus very fruity, but, on my skin, it's only at the beginning; instead, faded the head notes (slightly citrusy and very fruity), the heart and base notes are especially woody, slightly powdery, but not very soft.
Is not suitable for the hot season, but is really good on fall/winter. This fragr is really elegant, but especially for men from up to forties, non for a teen ager.
It's similar to Daytona of Panama 1924 (a very good fragr, simpler than A, but to try), but only in the head note; the evolution is quite different, the woody notes in Daytona are soft and sweet, instead the dried and powdery ones of Aventus (at least on my skin).

Feb
27
2014
MysteryBuff
MysteryBuff

Aventus really is two different fragrances. If you bought it cheap or caught a bad batch from a legit retailer, you probably have the Aventus that smells like an ashtray from start to finish with a tiny bit of pineapple in the background. That's it. Not worth my money. The good Aventus batches I've sampled open with a full, lasting burst of fresh pineapple, followed by fir tree, apple, leather and incense. Extraordinary and worth the money. Like most things, you get what you pay for. Very versatile, all seasons, business, romance, dress up or casual.

Feb
27
2014
Knows2Nose
Knows2Nose

My batch had no pineapple or fruit notes at all. It was straight exhaust pipe. After hearing all the rave reviews, I was shocked to smell this. I literally smelled like I've been standing behind a 1975 Ford Pinto. How can anyone like this, let alone spend $225? Perhaps there is a different batch...

Feb
26
2014
Headhead1000
Headhead1000

I don't like this one to many people tell me that it smells like b.o iv tried to give a chance time after time still no good for me it's a pass

Feb
23
2014
Ryan1159
Ryan1159

I KNOW WHAT THIS SMELLS LIKE! This has been driving me crazy, I finally just figured it out. This smells like a tattoo healing cream called Tattoo Goo! Without a doubt. At least the "smoky batch" does. My batch doesn't smell like pineapple at all.

I like this fragrance a lot. Definitely worth a buy, but get a sample first!

Feb
21
2014
lflat
lflat

I have had the X02, Z01, and E01 batches of Aventus. Great scent that garners tones of compliments. The only thing that might keep folks away is the price! So I would suggest you try out Insurrection Pure by Reyane Tradition. For the price of $20, you will smell exactly like Aventus. Your nose may pick up SLIGHT differences, but the folks who smell it on you won't know its not Aventus. I still give credit to Creed for creating such a wonderful fragrance. It has been a great addition to my collection. HOWEVER, when I'm finished my last 10ml of Aventus, I will never buy another bottle! Insurrection Pure will do me just fine.

Feb
21
2014
Krupp
Krupp

Aventus Creed comes into my nose, but not into my heart. Fresh, yes, fruity, yes, presentable, yes, predictable, yes, boring, yes.

Feb
20
2014
Elenany
Elenany

This really doesn't smell like a niche perfume - sure, the ingredients might be good quality, but the overall effect is not special enough to buy this for my man! I'd rather rely on brands that are still into making art with perfumery!

Feb
20
2014
crossdx
crossdx

After waiting a good while since starting this hobby and trying other fragrances, I finally decided to go for a full bottle of this polarizing concoction. Don't regret it, as it's now in my top 5. It wasn't love at first sniff, like GIT was for me, but it grew on me after trying it out a few times. At any rate, I haven't had any issues with the 2013 batches, to be honest, of which I own two examples. They're just as good as some of the older ones I've sampled from '11 and '12. Not trying to be a Batch Variation Denier, just a humble opinion based on my limited experience.

Longevity is rather epic, in my experience. 7-8 hours of strong performance; from 8-12 hours it still projects about a foot to six inches with decent sillage, then becomes a skin scent that lasts 12+ hours until showered off. On clothes it can last for a week until washed.

Projection and sillage are highly impressive, even when I initially wasn't too impressed with the scent itself, I had to give it respect for that. Potent stuff. Can draw attention to you from across the room for the first 4-5 hours, solid for the next 3-4. Olfactory fatigue is indeed funny with this scent. I can think it's faded a bit after 4 hours or so, then suddenly get a strong whiff at the 7 hour mark. Odd, but in a good way.

To sum it up, I'd give it excellent marks, perhaps knocking off half a point because I'm not even that big a fan of pineapple. I do love this fragrance though and how everything comes together in that smoky, musky drydown. Great longevity, sillage, and versatility as well. Cheers.

Cheers, indeed. To update this review, what can I say... I've grown to love this fragrance. I've been trying not to, given that it's so overly popular and there's always that desire to be the "different" guy with the totally unique parfum that nobody else wears, but I suppose it is for good reasons. Longevity and sillage were always top of the class from the beginning, but now the scent itself has also become one of my all-time favourites. Go figure.

Scent: 10/10
Longevity: 10/10
Projection/Sillage: 10/10

Overall: 10/10

Feb
20
2014
wrbenjam
wrbenjam

It's getting love from older batches! The new stuff sucks IMO. If you haven't had a chance to smell them you couldn't quite understand. Basenotes have a few great articles on its website that can help explain the difference in batches and quality. If you care I suggest you to head that way. I think most of the love is for older bottles. I agree what I've smelled at Saks Fifth and other depts just isn't the same.

Feb
19
2014
jaylim87
jaylim87

Wow, so many people loving this stuff!

For those of you who love this frag so much, good for you. But, that doesn't mean that you can criticize the people who don't love this.

I go to Neiman Marcus once a week to sniff, and I tested this fragrance only once which means it didn't attract me that much. I like the scent, it is smoky in the beginning and the dry-down is somewhat fruity on my skin. Pleasant enough. But definitely not worth $330 + tax in my humble opinion. On my skin, this stayed for about 5-6 hours. Lots of Creed fragrance smell pleasant to my nose, but none stay on my skin long at all and thus don't get to be in my collection (well, I have a tester of Original Vetiver and I like it a lot).

I personally don't get why this gets so much attention here, but that's just me.

Feb
18
2014
buds51
buds51

@ drakecito , Aventus is a fragrance that has major nose fatigue. I myself can't really smell Aventus on me after the 2-3 hour mark. However I have gotten compliments with Aventus after 6 or 7 hours and that's with a single spray. Your nose gets used to the smell, but when others step into your scent cloud and they are not used to the aroma they will definitely catch it.

Feb
18
2014
drakecito
drakecito

I'm totally agree with @luna rebel

I've tried 4 different batches and none have the projection that people say.
I have come to have a full bottle of 120ml bought in Fragrancex.
Is not my problem because I've tried it with more people, my wife, my sister and 3 or 4 friends. None detected it without sticking their nose. (A pitty because I love de pineapple and the red-apple in this scent).
Aventus seems a good aroma, well made and with natural ingredients, but adequate to go to the office and very overrated and overpriced.

Feb
18
2014
wrbenjam
wrbenjam

@luna rebel.. Fair enough! I have heard many issues of ppl not being able to smell it on themselves but get whiffs here and there. Do you not think you temporary became anosmic?!? Aventus is a monster and it leaves a major scent trail. Ppl smell it on me sometimes when I can't detect it. I understand that you don't like the scent and that's fine, but for u to say it has poor longevity I really have to disagree. And for you to happen to describe this as mostly fruity baffles me (I see it says that above). I have one of the most coveted "fruity" batches and eventhough I can smell a great burst of red apple and pineapple.. the smokiness (almost of a log cabin on fire) dominates the fragrance. So again either a bad batch or a fake.

Feb
17
2014
Phényl
Phényl

To AndrzejK: I understand your disappointment and the fact it should not be a lottery. It is frustrating with an expensive product. Of course, they use artificial ingredients, the legislation enforces to get rid of allergic components, and the only way is to use these artificial molecules. But claiming that they use mainly artificial ingredients supposes they should lead to constant quality, which is not. So, their lack of linear quality is not a result of incompetence. What I believe is that several of their perfumes (not only Aventus) are great commercial successes and they struggle getting constant quality from their natural sources. So, they have two choices: increasing the price to lower the demand or doing their best to supply (or doing both !!!).

Feb
17
2014
AndrzejK
AndrzejK

REFERENCE TO PHENYL REVIEW AND NONSENSE ABOUT CREED'S NATURAL INGREDIENTS:

It is absolutely untrue that Creed uses mainly natural products and home-made processing and therefore it is not possible to always have the same linear quality from its flowers, woods, etc.

Creed uses mainly artificial ingredients and only some natural ones. Go into some more detail, examine and then make your statements that have nothing to do with facts.

Creed is one of mainstream producers using lots of artificial ingredients. Do not allow to fool yourselves with statements about natural essences!

Differences in production batches of Aventus in terms of scent differences and longevity is a fact, too.

Feb
17
2014
luna rebel
luna rebel

Creed Aventus is a subpar fragrance whose quality does not reflect its preposterous price tag. This was my first introduction to this house and I am completely underwhelmed with this scent. It starts out with a huge sweet blast of herbal pineapple and really doesn't go anywhere else from there. I must say that I was not impressed with the sillage and projection either, and no, my sample was certainly not fake (who bothers faking manufacturer's samples anyways?) After trying Creed Irish Tweed, I know this house has better offerings, but Aventus just doesn't live up to its hype. There are so many cheaper fragrances out there with a similar vibe and better projection/longevity. Sorry, Aventus, you and I were never meant to be.

Feb
17
2014
Phényl
Phényl

PLEASE, STOP ALL THIS NON SENS ABOUT BATCHES.

Creed is a fantastic house using mainly natural products and home-made processing. Because nature does not give always the same linear quality from its flowers, woods, spices, amber... you will get differences from year to year. They know it and they adapt. It is inevitable. Why is it expensive ? Extracting the best with traditional methods and delicate fragrances takes time with few quantity in the end. This is true high quality luxury providing rare products.

True luxury is not a famous brand name with pleasant advertising pretending you will be part of hype people. If you cannot stand for what nature is giving us, please, see other houses that uses nature-like molecules for linear quality. They will provide also very good products.

If after one spray, you find the perfume to be very different (unpleasant) from the (pleasant) sample you got before buying a bootle, bring it back !

Feb
17
2014
wrbenjam
wrbenjam

Luna rebel... All I can say is that you must have a fake! Aventus is no where near soft and can be smelled for a week some days... Never heard that ever!

Feb
16
2014
Martaynd
Martaynd

*****PLEASE HELP
How do you know which batch your bottle of Aventus comes from? If you have a store same how do you know what you are buying later is from the same batch. How do you go about making a purchase of Aventus with this inconsistent batch problem. Will someone please explain? I have not run into this problem in fragrance before. If there were "Special Editions" or "Limited Editions" of a scent, you knew that in advance. Bottles were clearly labeled and you knew what you were buying, similar to buying vintages of wine. Really confused and interested in how Creed is handling this situation. Thanks in advance!!!

Feb
12
2014
Martaynd
Martaynd

Most men's fragrance rely on lime, musks and woods to masculinize them. I think that is why so many men's fragrances smell alike and common. The smoky aspect of Aventus is what I think separates and elevates it above the rest.

Smelled this today for the first time. Hubby brought it to me on a swatch. My first reaction, "hmmmm, sexy". Exactly how most people describe it. It is presently Feb and quite cold in the Midwest. I wouldn't think this scent would wear well in warm weather. I picture my man wearing this when he is dressed for success, in a suit. A power meeting. Attendance at a conference where his strong impression needs to be left. For an up scaled evening out when slow dancing might allow me the chance to snuggle into the crook of his neck and float around the dance floor dreaming of what the night will bring. It does not strike me as casual. This fragrance is manly, confident, elegant, strong, sexy, unique, memorable. It hits it's mark and lingers. 4Stars!!! The ladies will want to keep whatever this fragrance touches, so they can keep sniffing and remember!!

Feb
12
2014
olfactoryfan
olfactoryfan

Believe the hype. Aventus is an awesome scent worthy of all the adulation and attention it rightfully receives. This is a fragrance of epic proportions - it's big, it's bold, it's fresh.

Enough has been said here already about its wonderful distinctive and distinguished smell, the high quality of its ingredients and its stellar performance.

Once my precious sample vial supplies run out, I'll be investing in a full bottle.

Aventus is momentous!

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Update: September 2014

Well, my sample vials eventually ran out and I purchased a full bottle back in April.

Straight away I noticed a difference between the smell of the Creed sample vials and the juice in my full Creed bottle. My new bottle appeared to be more smoky. The Creed sample vials were definitely fruitier.

I wondered if this was due to the difference in application - spray atomiser 'vs' dabbing the juice on with your fingertips? Or is it the much talked about variations in batches?

Anyhow, I'm happy to report that after about 30 minutes, the smoky birch note begins to settle down and the fruitier pineapple note I love starts to push forwards.

Feb
11
2014
wrbenjam
wrbenjam

I thought most people already knew there are inconsistencies in the batches of aventus...if not there are .. and the older 2011 batches seems to trump the others...

Feb
10
2014
abj180
abj180

One word comes to mind when I think of CREED. Shady.

Don't believe me? Call up the Creed boutique in New York and Place an order for Creed Aventus. A couple months later have a friend (or yourself) order another bottle of Creed Aventus. Now compare batches and smell both bottles of Creed Aventus. I guarantee you one will smell dramatically different then the other.

Now you both have dropped around $200 to $350 each blindly for a scent with no consistency in "batches" aka smell.

I'm here to warn the fragrance community. Don't fall victim to Creeds overpriced bait and switch tactics.

Feb
10
2014
kambelz
kambelz

One of my all time favorites. Raw scorched pineapple, apple skin and smoke and ashes from both a barbecue and a pile of burnt birch. Dries down to an almost creamy, still fruity musk with the smoky ash more prominent. Really am surprised at how much I love this. The hype is justified in my opinion.

Feb
09
2014
JustSmellGood
JustSmellGood

A fruity, fresh, and versatile fragrance. There seems to be a difference amongst the various batches that affect how much birch there is. Longevity is solid while projection is average.

GRADE = B

Feb
09
2014
Laurdess
Laurdess

This scent is a HOME RUN! My brother in law wore this to a family get together and I swear he had everyone asking what it was. I am shocked the price of it is hideous, and there is a cologne that smells just like it but cost 50$ called Fresco. Check it out, its worth the price cut.

Feb
07
2014
wrbenjam
wrbenjam

If your top 5 favorite scents and your avatar name is filled with mugler ..of course this scent and some creeds may seem overrated to you. ..But the millions of people that dont have a huge fascination with gourmands tend to like it...I myself have a Z01 batch and I must say it is very good...I think the newer batches are not as good. If you havent tried the older batches id save the judgement for its worth the price for some of us. Not my favorite scent but definitely not my worst

Feb
06
2014
AndrewMoc
AndrewMoc

Fresh and familiar, masculine, complex and undoubtedly sexy.

It's tough to really give a note break down since there are indeed variations. However, there is smoke, pineapple and woods. The other notes of rose, patchouli, oak moss and ambergris fade in and out. I also find the ambergris to settle in the down as one of the first 3 or 4 notes of most prominence. Either way, I've tested the famed Z01 batch, and at least 3 others and I can tell you from multiple wearings, they all dry down to nearly the same fragrance. The opening I find is what throws people since they vary from batch to batch. I have found from my most recent samplings that they seem to have gotten down the proper blending, or at least consistency in where they find the ingredients since the latest batch is excellent.

Aventus leads me to dream of what the beautiful Italian homeland would feel like. This is an all year round fragrance, a sort of Swiss army knife, if the price weren't so outrageous.

I love this stuff, and so does every person I've encountered.

8/10

Feb
05
2014
maio2012
maio2012

It may be a wrong perception, but it seems that Creed is selling so hugely that can´t maintain stable the composition of this frag. Or it may be intentional, to make people buy "different batches", or to create "quests to the lost bottles". Alternatively, someone may be instigating it to make lots of money at EBay...

Feb
03
2014
AndrzejK
AndrzejK

worse and worse every year. Every batch smells differently.

Definitely not worth the purchase, especially when Creed is not able to produce same Aventus as it was in the first production batch.

Creed house has become one of those poor, unstable quality product companies with niche prices.

Just ordinary fragrance - nothing special, no niche-like but mainstream/Sephora-like.

Terrible quality control on the batches in Creed.

See my former detailed comments and reviews.

Feb
03
2014
thehighend
thehighend

Wore my samples of Aventus during a trip to Vegas and received tons of compliments. Its fruity, yet mature. Very "manly." Has an ashy fruit vibe to it. Couldn't smell it as well on myself after an hour but others obviously could. Damn you, fatigue! Needless to say I'm looking to acquire a 4oz bottle.

Jan
30
2014
HerrFrun
HerrFrun

Lovely fragrance. The best in my collection.
Fruity, smokey and highly addictive.

Smell 10/10
Longevity 7/10
Sillage 8/10

Jan
30
2014
hullhockey91
hullhockey91

Interested in batch variations??????

Here's my take on it....

I never believed in the people who complained about batch variations because, honestly, I thought they were just Creed Fanboys complaining about something that's in their heads. I am by no means a Creed fanatic and YES I think they are overpriced, however, I love Aventus....Anyways....

I just received a bottle of Z01 (one of the "infamous" batches). I had a bottle of B01 that I recently sold and acquired a bottle of J01 right before the bottle of Z01.

So I have done a paper AND skin test comparing each batch side-by-side.

RESULTS:

J01 and B01 start *slightly* different but after 20 minutes they smell identical. I find that B01 lasted longer on me but not by that much.

Z01 vs J01 & B01 - Z01 is truly a different breed of scent. it has WAY more fruit tones and WAY less smoke tones. I honestly cant believe they are considered the exact same cologne. I think of J01 and B01 as "Aventus Intense" compared to Z01. I can detect a very very light smoke note and noticeable red apple and pineapple note in Z01.

Now, l love both (or all 3) batches of Aventus, but I now honestly think having Z01 and J01 is a great option. One has a heavy feel, and one has a light fresh feel.

I cant comment on longevity yet but, YES IT IS TRUE, these batches are actually different smelling.

Jan
27
2014
Jay T
Jay T

Beaucoup de gens aiment ce parfum et donc j'ai eu de grandes attentes pour Aventus par Creed. Tous ont parlé de l'ananas, mais j'ai été surpris par la fumée. Personne n'en a parlé et pour moi c'est la meilleure partie.

Jan
27
2014
blindbuyer
blindbuyer

@abj180, why don't you talk to him on youtube instead of putting this comment here? Here we judge fragrances, not people.

Jan
25
2014
majecatracho
majecatracho

I love this fragrance but my only gripe is that whenever i wear it i get the impression that it has faded away after an hour, most other people around me can smell it and they always compliment me.
Dont care about it giving me olfatory fatigue, i will always have it in my arsenal.

Jan
25
2014
DMA
DMA

When you first think of a fresh pineapple fragrance i no exactly what comes to mind...

Childish, fruity, sweet, feminine?

THINK AGAIN!

This fresh/dry fragrance is mainly based around pineapple, but here it is 100% dumbed down and muted. It only has the slightest of sweetness and it has a very raw masculine quality to it.

This fragrance is completley void of any personality, character or depth, heartless with no soul. Unlike the charming Green irish Tweed, Aventus is a cold hearted bitch, make no mistake about that!

Now this is all sounding rather negative isnt it?

Wrong again! There is a time and place for everything, and Aventus is a very clean cut, proffesional and serious smelling fresh fragrance, sometimes this is exactly what you need in life. Perfect for someone who wants to portray an air of authority and confidence, particually at work in the office but also playtime to, this is the versatility king of all situations and seasons.

Dont believe the hype or negative, if you like clean cut and straight to the point then try it yourself and give it a thourough testing and see if it works for you.

This is a staple in my wardrobe and im on my 2nd bottle, wouldnt be without it.

Jan
24
2014
buds51
buds51

@ Trmjkd989 I agree with you 100 % my friend. That smoky ashy woody note is what makes this fragrance! Also giving it that huge masculine appeal.

Jan
23
2014
dozza14
dozza14

It's a lot of money to smell like trees, could just take the dogs out for a walk in the woods!

Jan
23
2014
paramedic
paramedic

i love this scent so elegant so upper-class
So upper scale
So dam good
but The price is not good

Jan
22
2014
Greg1965
Greg1965

Hi,
i finally got my sample and I must admit it is a very nice scent. However, and I posted the question in "the club" under Is it worth the money. And that is what keeps going on in my mind. I don't think I will pay that much for this scent.

Jan
22
2014
Caist
Caist

I don't want to be just another review on how flawless Aventus is. Yes, it's fantastic, and I have about 15 vials I drammed about a year ago that I'm going to age and put into a fancy decant. In the future.

I guess I'm one of the few that thinks this is more a winter an especially fall fragrance, just because it has a pretty vibrant line up in the fruit notes doesn't necessarily make it fresh, the leather and birch aren't just sitting around on the job. If anything Aventus can be an everyday signature but with the higher end retail I've worked in..

EVERYONE WEARS/ HAS AVENTUS.

And I mean I smell it at least four or five times a week outside of the fragrance department. So yes if you just want to smell splendid, go for Aventus, but you won't be your own unique little snowflake, unless you blend with it.. in the fragrance world at least.. Anyone from my hometown would think I'm talking about a sell-out Christian band when I say Creed lol.

"With arms wide open"

Jan
18
2014
str8gahbidge
str8gahbidge

Creed's number 1 best seller for a reason. I love the blast of pinapple/leather/woods/smokey vibe this frag gives. I have a 2013 batch ending in U01 and longevity is amazing. Easily 8 hours. As others have said your nose will accomodate to this scent and you will think its gone, but others can still smell you easily. Dont put more on at this point or you will be labeled "that cologne guy".

Great stuff. probably the most versatile fragrance I can think of. Could be worn, day, night, date, work, formal, and even casually (although its expensive for that). I can easily see this being someones signature scent if it werent for the coin.

Jan
15
2014
Amouage100
Amouage100

I have the A42B12c01 batch, very smoky heavy fragrance no pineapple there no floral in this only bad cheap smoky scent ,very disappointed don't worth the price.

Jan
12
2014
respect1983
respect1983

Contrary to the views about this fragrance,I can barely detect the scent of pineapple.In the early minutes I smell Birch, bergamot and red apple come into my olfactory.After about 15 minutes, the apple scent becomes weaker. The smell of moss and inky notes of black currant is added as well as the scent of birch becomes stronger.Consequently , smoky aroma and bitterness takes that course, however it does not harm to the coolness of perfume.I can easily feel the pineapple flavor from Mont Blanc Legend Intense and Dior Higher Energy but whatever I tried I could not see any trace of it in Aventus.

Jan
09
2014
natrance
natrance

Amazing scent, and i have fallen victim to different batches, which the pineapple heavy batch, not only was my favorite, but gained the most compliments of all the batches. I now have a smokier batch, wishing that i had the pineapple batch back. Enter Demeter! Try layering Demeter Pineapple with any batch of Aventus, and voila!! The sweet pineapple in syrup smell blends beautifully, and i picked up 4oz for $22!!

Jan
09
2014
natrance
natrance

Amazing scent, and i have fallen victim to different batches, which the pineapple heavy batch, not only was my favorite, but gained the most compliments of all the batches. I now have a smokier batch, wishing that i had the pineapple batch back. Enter Demeter! Try layering Demeter Pineapple with any batch of Aventus, and voila!! The sweet pineapple in syrup smell blends beautifully, and i picked up 4oz for $22!!

Jan
09
2014
rum
rum

Aventus had landed on my door mat several times - I got a couple of samples sent complimentary here in the UK when it was first launched in 2010. I didn't get it at first, so used the samples up and thought nothing of it. Some days later, I noticed a strong but sweet musk/smoky/woody scent on some of my clothes which really made my mood up-beat. Several in-store samples later and I bought my first bottle!

Overall, this is no different to a classic 'citrus on the top, with a woody base' scent. Absolutely nothing new here as a concept. But it's the way this is crafted that makes this fragrance just.... majestic! The citrus is replaced by fruit, with some very unique notes - pineapple, apple and bergamot. The base isn't just your usual woody mix of sandalwood and vetiver - instead they've used notes like oakmoss, birchwood and musk mixed with a little vanilla (yes, vanilla!). The heart is quite unique too - rose and jasmine are a great combination, but quite rare in men's perfumery. Unique and high quality ingredients all round, making this a top quality fragrance.

Granted, each bottle/sample (well almost) has smelt differently to me, with the birchwood and apple fighting for overall control with the pineapple. I am not going to talk about this here at any great length as I am reviewing the fragrance, not the company's Quality Control. Having said that, the differences are there.

Overall, it has turned some heads, but not as some people have mentioned, although I don't wear it all that much - it's a fragrance for important occasions! It's definitely a 1 or 2, maximum 3 sprays fragrance, due to it's strength. The wearer ought to take this into account on hot days and in confined spaces or unventilated areas. It projects like crazy at times and is an all-round, all-weather fragrance. It's my number 1 Creed and definitely a permanent addition to my wardrobe!

Jan
09
2014
Guy001
Guy001

Creed Aventus is among my top three in any order along with Tom Ford Noir de Noir and Dior Homme Intense.

Jan
07
2014
edge42
edge42

Browne54 summed this up for me best when he said: "Before smelling Aventus I would have thought I was outside of my mind to purchase a $300 fragrance.".

I own and have smelled 100's of fragrances - niche, indy and designer. But this is the only one with this kind of price tag that had me immediately reaching for my wallet. There's something intoxicating about that combination of smoky pineapple, birch and leather that ticks all the right boxes. Doesn't hurt that it lasts all day, projects with just the right amount of authority and is perfectly versatile, too. Like I said, this one ticks all the right boxes. The only snag is the price...

To me, this fragrance is not a question of "if" you should buy it, it's more a matter of if you can justify spending this kind of money on a fragrance. In my mind, that's an easy question to answer. Besides, you can find 120ml bottles now for $190, which isn't even all that bad when you're talking about something this good. It's strong, too. A couple sprays with it's "fire hose" atomizer is all you need, so a bottle will last a long time.

There are 3 things I know about Aventus:

#1: I love it.
#2: Women seem to love it as I've gotten some of the most enthusiastic responses ever wearing this fragrance
#3: It is Nieman Marcus' top selling Creed fragrance (at least in Scottsdale) and won their fragrance of the year award, so obviously a lot of people think this is worth the coin even at full retail (which is $330 I believe)

The bottom line is, does Aventus live up to the hype? Hell yes it does! Moreso than many other overhyped fragrances.

MY RATING:

Scent 4/4
Longevity 2/2
Projection 2/2
Versatility 2/2

9/10 (-1 for price). Aventus would be a full 10/10 if it was more affordable. But if the price point keeps this from becoming too popular, I'm all for it... can't have everyone smelling this good.

Jan
06
2014
Refxo
Refxo

CIT:

"This is simply to address the hype for this fragrance.

I like this fragrance (not love) but it definitely does not deserve the hype it gets. At it's worst, it reminds me of a freshly opened bag of Fruity Pebbles with weak sillage. At it's best, it's a smoked, fruity, and delicious head-turner.

I own several small decants of Aventus, but I will admit... this fragrance simply does not deserve the hype it gets. Not even close. I think most of the people on here are blindly buying the hype and not judging it for what it is. It's a nice fruity scent that is unique. But there are dozens of fragrances I'd rank ahead of Aventus in terms of performance and smell".

I think the same thing!
The mystery is that there are only so many votes in favor here, but the stores do not have the same strong sales success.
I've got on me only this comment: "oh, it's fresh," thanks, I feel me like a walking pineapple...

Jan
06
2014
djews
djews

Definitely way, way, way overrated. Very masculine. Seems like it's trying a bit too hard though. Could rattle many perfumes off that will do the same job but far better.
Longevity is surprising, I get far longer out of virgin island water which being a fresh fragrance it amazes me. Am still deciding whether VIW is worth buying a bottle of but I wouldn't even take aventus for free as it would basically be a dust trap in my cupboard.

Jan
01
2014
Gault
Gault

Its not even close to be the Alfa and Omega of perfume making what some might suggest, you can divide by 3 what praising you read about this. Also overpriced by at least 20% in my opinion.
No wonder it is a popular scent, its a simple but well made mainstream fragrance with fine ingredients that will appeal to the majority, and the longevity and sillage are unbeatable.

Dec
31
2014
jp1990
jp1990

Where to begin? I knew about Aventus before I knew about Creed. I purchased a small 1ml vial sample and fell in love. I ordered this along with GIT and Aventus stood out by a mile.

Powerful, masculine, unique. Is it flawed? Yes, batches are slightly different but this biggest let down is that longevity varies. Luckily mine last close to 24 hours and sillage is plenty. Out of about 4 batches only one has poor longevity so im hoping that this isn't too common. As far as variations go this has been talked about everywhere so I wont go into that.

This frag opens up with a punch of smoky pineapple then slowly fades to a birchy musk with the pineapple sitting in the background. The drydown is very airy and is extremely feint to the wearer and you may think it is not there but believe me, it is and this is where I receive the most compliments.

I have tried most of the big boys creed has to offer and I feel this is above MI and GIT. I have worn both on a few occasions and none have come close to Aventus with regards to performance or compliments. This juice is magic.

Dec
30
2014
awesomecaprico
awesomecaprico

Its just awesome, mind blowing.
Stays very long.

Dec
30
2014
bazil14
bazil14

very nice fragrance but there are many many others on the market that do what aventus does for far less money quite simular to black xs only a lot lighter and more refined its a beautiful fragrance but the projection and longivity are poor and so the hefty price tag is not justified otherwise id happily buy overall 6/10

Dec
23
2013
nielK nivlaC
nielK nivlaC

In the words of ring announcer Michael Buffer:

"AND STILL, THE UNDISPUTED HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD..."

Long story short: it's a modern day classic, whether you like it or not. Think of it as the LeBron James of fragrances... it's so well rounded & complete across all aspects with really no weaknesses (some batches may be a little too smoky to be nitpicking) . The overall scent, longevity, projection & sillage are all 9/10 or 10/10, along with it's versatility for any season or occasion. Not necessarily my favorite, yet I still have admiration for it's uniqueness & affect on people. Picky people I know that don't even like most fragrances love this... & want to buy it for themselves or a loved one. That says a lot. One of the few gems where the hype is legit.

Dec
20
2013
Jason Harrison
Jason Harrison

Young friend of mine sang its praises endlessly. Bumped into him in a Pub. Lots of people around. Could only smell a hint of `pineapple` that`s it. A hint.

Whats the point for £100 if nobody can smell it?

Dec
18
2013
ILYSM
ILYSM

اصلا ارزش قیمتشو نداره رایحه خاصی داره ولی پخش و ماندگاری جالبی نداره البته برند کرید کلا از ماندگاری بدش میاد!با چنین هزینه ای میشه دو عطر عالی از برند دیور یا مارلی خرید

Dec
16
2013
prodigy
prodigy

It a nice fragrance but it is way overrated. All i get is a hint of pineapple and the rest is smoke. Stop boosting this fragrance up the ladder. Its good but nothing extraordinary.

Dec
16
2013
galoguiu
galoguiu

Creed Aventus my nose is amazing. Mix Pineapple and Apple make an interesting result. I'm not an expert in notes, but I know there is something else in the mix. Maybe the Leather. Until today found no scent at least be close to Aventus in aroma. I do not understand why so many negative comments about it. I introduced this scent for several people and no one negatively criticized. Everyone who knew passed saying it was gorgeous. On my skin has a good silage and longevity. Certainly one of the best home Creed. The problem is the high price, but in my opinion worth a try. There are also reports on the differences in current and former lots aroma. Before buying I did a long search on the internet. Maybe there is, but I compared a sample of age, with another sample of 2012 and honestly found no difference. Single Perfume. I am very happy with Aventus. WONDERFUL! Thumbs up.

Dec
16
2013
Michael1962
Michael1962

I mixed Aventus and Tom Ford's Tuscan Leather and agree that Aventus does tone down the full on leather overload and add some sweetness to the fragrance.
At drydown stage it compares quite closely to Byredo's Black Saffron to me.BS has a more distinguishable raspberry note though.

Dec
11
2013
bsbnsc
bsbnsc

Quite surprise. I haven't been a fan of Creed, (I named silver mountain the worst fragrance) this one however, smells so good. Finally the scent that matches the hype

Dec
10
2013
thoushaltnotdefy
thoushaltnotdefy

If you own both of them, try combining this (Spraying 1 spray of each on top of the other) with Tom Fords Tuscan Leather... Seriously, I get compliments with Aventus alone but double when it's mixed with TL, they go together extremely well.
I can't stand Tuscan Leather alone because on me all I get is leather, none of the raspberry, Aventus makes it fruitier and smoother.
Definitely worth a try if you haven't already.

Dec
10
2013
TonyTele
TonyTele

Aventus is a fragrance with Gillette massive dose of pineapple aroma. A fragrance that appeals to ridicule people who think that the scents Gillette or Adidas are not cool because they are cheap. Creed arrives and sells perfumes smell cheap at 10 times its real value, and they bite the bait.
Rating: 1/10

Dec
08
2013
niro25
niro25

This is a HIGHLY reviewed fragrance and generates a lot of hype. Is all the praise deserved? Well, my opinion is no. All I get from this is a nauseating, headache inducing smokey note that persists throughout the entire fragrance. It smells like a campfire or stale cigarettes suffocating any traces of the pineapple note. Also, this does not smell modern at all. Yes, it does smell unique, but not in a good way. If you are considering purchasing this fragrance do not blind buy.

Dec
07
2013
Kanarata
Kanarata

This is a great everyday signature high quality frag. It is fruity woody smoky cocktail that's amazingly well blended very smooth and masculine with a hint of tobacco perhaps, such a vers fragrance for every season day or night really great stuff. The only negative for me is longevity( around 5hrs max) which is dissapointing as hell. Other that that if it lasts longer on your skin I'd say buy it, not very complexed in composition it actually is quite linear on me with very little development.

Smell 9/10
Longevity 5/10
Sillage 7/10
Overall 8/10

Recommended !!!!

Dec
06
2013
allan.goco
allan.goco

Creed really nailed this one right. With Napoleon as inspiration, Aventus speaks of Triumph and tragedy, war and peace, love and lust. It evokes memories both good and bad. A true masterpiece and bar none the best male fragrance to come out in the past 30 or so years.
Two very enthusiastic thumbs up!

Dec
02
2013
Critic
Critic

Beautiful scent.

I understand the hype. It's just such a likeable smell. Citrus dominant with a pineapple note. This is a very dry pineapple compared to the full, sweet and indulgent pineapple is something like Joop! Nightflight. Much more restrained, less sweet and a lot more tame.


Lasts a long time. Gets compliments.

9/10.

Nov
28
2013
icufish
icufish

Aventus smells almost exactly like Afnan - Supremacy (Silver), which is probably less smoky, so better for my nose :) .

Nov
26
2013
jaxxsun
jaxxsun

Putting aside all the press, Good or bad. For a moment.

I really liked this scent a lot. No I do not know the Batch# Don't care.
But I would like to get a full bottle and wear it every day or at the very least have it in my small rotation. But the cost is pretty high. I can get a couple of other favorites for the same money. I guess it's a matter of priorities. But If I had to wear only one cologne . It would be this.

Nov
21
2013
noirdrakkar
noirdrakkar

I followed the Aventus craze for a while, but now I have to be honest. It's both an astounding and troubled fragrance.

It's like a drug. The first minute is heaven. Then, 5 minutes in, it's still very good but doesn't nearly reach up to that 5-second euphoria of first spraying it. Hours in, the fragrance is good, but a bit musty and overwhelming.

It's a scent you want to indulge in but get fatigued the more you do. It's a bowl of water in a desert that moves away when you move toward it and moves to you as you back up.

It has so many good qualities, yet it also is surrounded with inconveniences. It reaches heights no other fragrance does, yet fumbles. Sorry if this is not the review you want, but I'm just telling you as it is.

Nov
19
2013
usas
usas

Too agressive for me. I get a overwhelming bleach-detergent smell. By coincidence, I actually own a bleach detergent that smells a lot like Aventus.
When I'm testing Aventus, it is like cleaning the toilet.

The drydown doesn't get any better: Nasty and heavy tabacco-like smell. This smells exactly like a shaving foam I bought a while ago: Nivea for men Ultra Glide. So for the ones who like Aventus and are looking for a matching shaving foam: this is it.

3/10

Nov
19
2013
buds51
buds51

I've tried so many, and nothing comes even close to Aventus. It's unique, and VERY well blended. The birch/wood note makes it so masculine. My "go to" and #1 fragrance.

Nov
17
2013
Redbeard
Redbeard

Coming back to this after a while, I'm reminded how unique it is, at least at the beginning. It's a little green, a little woody, and a little fruity, but very well balanced, with all those elements contributing just the right amounts. It seems like it's taken some cues from the typical designer dreck of today, but not gone all the way toward conforming. I might liken it to Paco XS in its green sharp woodiness, but without some of the synthetic edge that gives me pause with XS, probably due to being less metallic. I know that some see Aventus as dull or weak, and while I'll acknowledge it isn't very strong, I think that its passivity is an asset; like Monsieur de Givenchy or Armani Eau Pour Homme, it won't assert itself enough to bother anyone but it's strong enough to be a presence in the background. Later on, it has some of the wet concrete or even newspapery vibe of Narciso Rodriguez, but without using much (any?) violet...a grayish khaki green that is clean but conveys the organic reality of the leaves on a bush. Overall a conservative but respectable addition to its genre, just be prepared to smell like a fresh newspaper during the later stages.

Nov
16
2013
Thee Arabian Knight
Thee Arabian Knight

I don't understand. What is so special about this fragrance? Why would I want to smell like smoke and musk? And why would I want to pay $300 CAD for something that smells like smoke and musk?

The smell sucks, longevity sucks, projection sucks, price sucks, compliment factor sucks, too.

Keep in mind that this is one person's opinion, OK? There really is no need to catch feelings.

Nov
14
2013
tdwctdwc
tdwctdwc

The brilliancy in this is how the birch wood affects the entire composition. Yes the pineapple is there, but i adore the birch effect in this.

Whenever i wear this, i feel like i am sitting beside a remote wooden cabinet located on a mountain, where the air is crystal clean and the breeze is bringing along the smell of birch trees surrounding the area, while i cut myself a nice fresh pineapple and enjoy the scenery.

This deserves all the praise. Period.

Nov
12
2013
claytron
claytron

I honestly can't say anything that has not been said before about this fragrance. I was expecting more... I guess I got a sample of one of the overly smokey batches because that is almost all I can smell when I put it on my skin. I would love to try one of the other batches to see what everyone else is talking about. I will update this reveiw if I ever get that chance.

Nov
12
2013
Yogamarc
Yogamarc

I like this fresh, clean scent quite a bit but honestly I can't get away from the fact that it reminds me of Abercrombie. Now, I may just be too sensitive to this as I hate the overpowering cloud that intoxicates the local trash mall. This is not to say that I believe they smell the same but that I'm simply reminded of it. Aventus is of course more sophisticated but am I the only one the sniff the similarity? If I'm ever asked if it's Abercrombie, it'll be the very last time I wear it.

Nov
12
2013
BillC3
BillC3

i have owned over 40 colognes in my lifetime and without question creed aventus is by far my favorite
nothing beats the opening of this pineapple inital blast however after the first blast dies down i have a hard time picking it up again i just down smell it on my skin. i wanted a cheaper alternative to this so i bought fresco. fresco smells like aventus for about 5 seconds then it just smells cheap and synthetic. i love aventus but hate the creed prices.

Nov
07
2013
kongtatsu
kongtatsu

This is the best perfume I ever smell. Beautiful scent with great silage and good longevity. After I try this, I never want to wear other perfume anymore.

Nov
05
2013
newbv11
newbv11

Creed Aventus to me is more like air-fragrance/re-freshener.Modern, sophisticated and urban.Projects heavily but smells extremely pleasant and longevity is above average. Use it to scent my room, backpack, and in my wardrobe.
I won't wear it on me except when everybody is showing off their fragrance like in the club maybe.

Nov
04
2013
SDavis93
SDavis93

This fragrance is unique, but for me not a good unique. it smells very smokey and woody with a sweet pineapple note in the background. longevity and projection are good 7.5/10. But for the price i do not want to be smelling of smoked fruit. really do not understand the hype this fragrance gets, unique, yes, amazing maybe not, i don't smell this and get that 'wow' this is a real good scent kind of feel you get when you smell other unique and different fragrances.

i have sampled a few creeds and was putting this one off due to the hype but eventually blind bought it. be cautious when buying niche fragrances especially if you are unable to sample them first and only going by reviews. To me this fragrance shows that people just follow what everyone else says or thinks, its ok but i personally do not like this.

Nov
01
2013
donnie12
donnie12

i'd like to share to you my story about this bad boy... to be perfectly honest, i didn't like it at first (who would wanna smell like pineapples all day?!). but after several wearings, i've grown to understand this fragrance. when balanced, the pineapple and smoke creates a well blended and unique scent. it smells very manly to my nose (probably due to some musk added to the mix). this is marketed as a unisex fragrance, but i have to disagree. its a scent made for men (sorry ladies, just my impression. but if you could whip it and be comfortable with it, then you may as well wear it). i get great longevity on this (8-10 hours) on 3-4 sprays (just right in a tropical country like the philippines). now, im a converted fan boy. i love this scent and it serves its purpose. if applied correctly, far from the nose, the wearer will be able to enjoy this scent just as others close to him.

Oct
31
2013
omar88
omar88

افتتاحية مثيرة لهذا العطر .. اما النهاية فالرائحة رخيصة جداً

Oct
28
2013
abj180
abj180

Smells like Fresco, Jaguar Vision and Joop Night life. I'd rather pay $28 for the Fresco Z Batch :) . At least I know what I'm getting. You know blowing $280 for a chance at a supposed good batch is just not good business.

Oct
27
2013
dayzaway99
dayzaway99

One of my personal favorites and worth every penny. It opens with a sweet juicy smooth pineapple, and quickly is met by an intense leathery, woodsy, musk sexual scent that turns head when you barely ware it, both men and women will want to see who smells so delicious. The men looking down after the realize its you, the women keep staring, trying to get a deeper whiff of you. I am a young man and wear it at the office, evenings, and out doors. After i had set foot in a sexy older womans office to leave a paper on her desk. As i left she came back in and was like MMM! something smells good, i came back in and she followed her nose back to me, licking her lips and starting at me. Its you!. I awkwardly smiled and said you have good taste. A few days later i fucked her.

Oct
27
2013
craniumbash
craniumbash

The sad truth:

I don't understand the rave about the pineapple in this fragrance which most of the people are going crazy about, it smells exactly like jaguar vision. I say this as one of my teenage cousin uses jaguar vision and the day I tried Aventus on my skin I couldn't help but be reminded of Jaguar Vision, which is a bit more sweeter than Aventus. Though a couple of friends could detect a smokey vibe in it which I wasn't picking up.

A bit better side:

As some people know creed has a bit of inconsistency in their products which is known as batch variations. The other day I tried Aventus at another shop and to my surprise it was quite different and more smokey. I'd say I did like it better than the pineapple heavy version of Aventus but not enough to make me pay anything more than 100$ for this scent.

6/10 for the smokey version
4/10 for the pineapple version as I can get jaguar vision for much much cheaper.

Oct
27
2013
FirefighterJ
FirefighterJ

Dior homme is so much better than this. GIT is so much better than this. Anyone can get compliments wearing any perfume. Just be confident and dress well.

Oct
26
2013
josevancouver
josevancouver

Everyone talks about how this fragrance is 'overhyped', and that there must be a bunch of Creed SA's posting positive review about Creed Aventus. For me, this fragrance gets the most positive compliments. I've had my hairstylist ask me what I'm wearing. I've had a flight attendant ask me what I'm wearing. I've had an SA at a department store that doesn't sell Creed ask me what I'm wearing! This stuff smells gorgeous. The sweet pineapple, woods, musk, vanilla, ambergris blend is amazing.

I have had issues with batch variations and luckily have two bottles of the Z01 batch which should last me a long time. I can wear this all year long, in any occasion. Yes, it is hyped a lot, but there is a reason why.

Oct
21
2013
garethjamesluke
garethjamesluke

This fragrance makes 9/10's of my collection obsolete!

Oct
19
2013
Anon_gibs
Anon_gibs

Wow! I am truly amazed at the variability in these reviews. It clearly reflects how different our noses and body chemistry are. Imo. This juice will continue to reign in my top 5. Some days i spritz it on with less jubilation, but once I'm out n about, its only minutes before ppl are complimenting on it, inquiring about it reinforcing my garner for all its wonder. Its always uplifting and light, fresh and seductive simultaneously and is simply "Joy in a Juice" i would say it is definitely a "manly" frag that would not likely be enjoyed by most guys under 25... But it is a gem for sure. A staple requirement in any serious frag wardrobe. Enjoy!!!

Oct
18
2013
m1156943
m1156943

Hands down fragrance of the decade!

Oct
17
2013
The New Monaco
The New Monaco

There is a good classy scent - laying under this strange toast hawai (pineapple & ham) odor. Very linear. Not my case.
-> tested it and sampled it different sources - in germany always the same scent.
Sample before spending (too much) money.

Oct
17
2013
pavel.dumitrescu007
pavel.dumitrescu007

This fragrance brings me the closest to perfection.

Oct
16
2013
sharmap14
sharmap14

ash pineapple and birch is all i smell :/

Oct
13
2013
ed
ed

Bough a decant of Aventus. Very fresh, fruiy, pleasant opening with a natural vibe. After the top notes are gone, the heart is more woody and masculine. Although I don't want to overpower those around me, this one is too mild for my taste. Would not spend £££... but if it was much cheaper, I would buy a large bottle and use an extra spray or two during the day.

I have no idea why someone posted that they're too young for this. In my opinion, it smells pretty versative - anyone could wear this, and it certainly won't offend your workmates.

Oct
13
2013
vhtnrdl
vhtnrdl

After I bought Aventus,I sold all my 'day' fragrances. Aventus makes other frangrances look like squid. In Korea, lots of people use ferrari, john varvatos, bvlgari and polo. guess what.. Lots of people make complements and ask me what I'm wearing. Ladies love it too!

Oct
11
2013
jacobbonilla
jacobbonilla

This fragrance is priceless.
What I mean is its a masterpiece. If this was ever discontinued it would eventually end up going for thousands. It would be hunted like a deer in a famine.. I'd gladly pay $300 for this! Thank goodness for Amazon though. $200's even better.. no problems

Oct
11
2013
dayzaway99
dayzaway99

I only buy creed and bond no 9 fragrances. I didn't even test this one out i got it, with silver mountain water to add to my collection, All i know is that when i use this, I know I smell amazing, it projects so well that i feel it lift everyone's mood that i encounter, i dunno why but i smell a deep woody almost musky leather with a juicy sweet fusion. Smells really sexy.

Oct
11
2013
cologne guy 2010
cologne guy 2010

I feel like all the love of this fragrance is just a circle jerk of people wanting to feel good about spending $300 on a cologne. i smelled this briefly once before and thought it was all right. maybe im missing something

Oct
10
2013
takeitupthenose
takeitupthenose

Still fights for #1 in my collection and I have smelled so many things, purchased so many things and split so many things. 20 years from now this fragrance will still be talked about.

Oct
09
2013
RobNL
RobNL

Totaly agree, not worth the money imo.
Well if the sillage and longevity where more it would be great, scent is realy nice.

Sample first.

Oct
08
2013
pbatemman26
pbatemman26

Funny that I also agree that Aventus and Tuscan Leather are similar. Tuscan Leather has more longevity for me though. A lot of the Creeds have longevity issues....

Oct
02
2013
pbatemman26
pbatemman26

I was so pumped about Aventus about two years ago when no one else knew about it. Now its like more expensive acqua di gio. Everyone knows what it is and will ask you if its what you are wearing. Yes, its a great product, but longevity and projection become an issue for me over time.

Oct
02
2013
pjd1234
pjd1234

CREED AVENTUS what can I say I tried this today first impression pineapple definitely then it evolves into a smoky scent of a vibe very complex scent. I cannot do a full review as I only tried it once at the counter. I will be honest though DEFINITELY NOT WORTH THE 300 USD RETAIL NO FREAKIN WAY good news though you can find it online for 180 usd that is the lowest price I found on line still a bit pricey. AVENTUS is a preference in my opinion and it is a very good scent its unique in the positive side but for 300 bucks retail that's the downfall for this frag youre really paying for the name not for its scent in my opinion.

Oct
01
2013
songofstorm
songofstorm

To me this smells like an ashtray with some pineapple thrown in. Why would I want to smell like I smoke cigarrettes? No thanks I'll pass.

Sep
29
2013
Filetoui
Filetoui

It's complex, and unique but not a girl catcher. It's an over 40 scent and has a very slight essence of Tom ford's Tuscan Leather (which smells a whole lot like cocaine) which I think works here unlike Ford's which is just too bizarre. It's a Creed so of course it last and lasts. Use it for Fall and Winter.

Sep
29
2013
O2
O2

توجد عطور مقاربة جداً لرائحة هذا العطر منها :

- Cedrat Boise Mancera for women and men

- Royal Vintage M. Micallef for men

Sep
22
2013
Houdini4
Houdini4

This is an updated review as I only had a sample sprayed onto a card by a lady at the Creed counter and suspect she didn't spray enough.
I've had it on my skin and I have to say I have a much better understanding of this fragrance now!
I'm still not blown away I get the lovely pineapple note in the top and the masculine heart of the fragrance coming through...and it's nice, very nice.
Look you're never going to be disappointed by Creed.
Every Creed fragrance I've tried (which is most of the popular ones now) I have loved and have massive respect for this house as a result, but this isn't the best one for my taste.

Update: I have persevered with this scent and finally have a sample to wear regularly which is what is required to truly get to know this scent. Well do you know what? I'm starting to believe the hype. More than just a fresh fragrance Aventus has great longevity slight smokiness and a wonderful base. I've never disliked this scent but I think I'm growing to love it and to find something so versatile you can wear in any situation and on a regular basis is becoming a rare thing for me.

Sep
19
2013
NobleRoman
NobleRoman

Update-- a few months back I posted that I liked CA, but it wasn't worth the price.
I was wrong! Picked up a bottle and I love it. Yes I'm a convert to the mighty house of Creed! 10/10

Sep
18
2013
Sunflower77
Sunflower77

This is a unique and interesting scent. It is very strong, very sophisticated, and very long lasting. Very good projection too. On my husband, it lasts three times longer than Silver Mountain Water, twice as long as Millesime Imperial. But out of the three, it is my least favorite. Maybe I just prefer fresher scent. Aventus is too smoky and too strong for my taste. But I can see why so many people love it.

Sep
17
2013
BlueMoon
BlueMoon

FRUITY SMOKE

....or is it smokey fruit?

Either way, this rock star fragrance is a bit of a let down. I was hoping for depth and note evolvement. Instead, I got a linear fairly interesting scent.

I did receive a compliment - but that was only after shoving my wrist into a friend's face demanding she rate my new sample.
"Citrus and wood?"
Well - she was intoxicated.

My other friend loved it - kept sniffing my arm all night.
(Also intoxicated)

I won't buy it - but if given as a gift (hint hint) - I'd wear it.

Sep
15
2013
Houdini4
Houdini4

Well...I finally got to try this fragrance today!
I very nearly bought it blind due to the massive hype surrounding it.
I wasn't necessarily expecting to be blown away as I've done so much homework on this fragrance I feel I know as much as you can without actually trying it.
Well my verdict... Very underwhelming indeed.
I got a huge amount of smoky notes and not pleasant ones either like accrid cigarette smoke and stale ash, rather than sweet creamy Havana cigar tabacco.
I actually thought the woman on the Creed counter had just been for a fag! (she hadn't)
Once that subsides you do get a fruit freshness, a bit of spice and quite a nice masculine fragrance emerges but nothing awe-inspiring.
As it dries down it has got nicer and I must say I do like it more now it has and it may grow further still.

Sep
14
2013
abbasacc
abbasacc

Its is nice and modern man type perfume
The smell is sweat, dark citris as pineapple but same time a bit spicy and smoky
Excellent projection and longevity. ..
U can easily wear in office ...very modern and sexy ...
Not fresh as GIT
Lot of compliments
I was in shopping mall and a lady came to me .....what a wonderfu smell you have......o

Sep
13
2013
impala45
impala45

Wow. What a disappointment. Testing this thing out on my skin during summer all I got was the smell of burnt cardboard boxes. I don't know if women enjoy it or not, but I certainly don't want to smell like this.

Sep
12
2013
cmagot
cmagot

I cant deny it anymore, i love this perfume... I wanted to hate it, cause I really am angry with the Creed brand, first of all the circus around Creed family creating the perfumes, give me a break! then some of their perfumes being obvious copies, like original vetiver=cologne thierry mugler, just to mention one.

But this one is really amazing, there is a musky woody whisper that I cant identify at all, very brigh and luxuriuos. The price is outragous though, I am waiting for a cheaper copy.

Sep
11
2013
Egyptian Goddess
Egyptian Goddess

smokey, sexual, rolling around in money
I have no self control when I smell this on
my boyfriend. none.

Sep
09
2013
johnnybr0801
johnnybr0801

This fragrance is literally living on my skin! There is no day when its the same. Sometimes I can smell it for 1-3 hours, the next day it stays with me for 6-8 hours...I never had such an experience with any fragrance like Aventus! I dont know why its happening, but Im sure its connected with the skin PH. This is a way overhyped fragrance but there is a good reason for it! Its magic!!

Sep
08
2013
jroc716
jroc716

This is definitely one of my favorite creeds in the house. Sweet smelling and i love the smokey or pineapple note in each different batch. Everyone should own at least a 5ml decant and try it out. Mad compliments from people when wearing this. Lasts on me for 6 or more hours and projects very well imo.

Sep
07
2013
abj180
abj180

Even this biased site won't let you say the scent smells like FRESCO. The cult has been working there magic. Does anybody know where I can get the batch code that doesn't smell like a $300 Smokey camp fire?

Sep
07
2013
frog23
frog23

Yes this is a hyped scent, but for a reason. What i smell is moss/pepper and sometimes it reminds me of the way a dollar bill smells like. Yes, it smells like money. First time i kissed my gf (now wife) and she pulled away and whispered "oh my god, you smell so good." Winner in my book.
Day/Night scent. I wear it at the office but really lightly. Good date scent. Probably won't wear it in the really cold months.

Sep
04
2013
jude1321
jude1321

The quality of this juice is incredible and very obvious. I would say that this is a highly interesting scent that for some reason reminds me of Terre Hermes - not that they smell similar. Both are amazing scents that I particularly don't find all that sexy. Original Santal is sexier than Aventus, but Aventus is an outstanding fragrance. In my experience, both have somewhat question longevity, however. Terre Hermes EDP is cheaper and better than Aventus, IMO. I do want to stress that I really like Aventus, but find it more interesting than sexy. Others might disagree though. Just my take. Overall, this is a very serious try. I would not recommend blind buying this juice. Test it out first. But, it is really good.

Sep
03
2013
hameedbilal
hameedbilal

Doe anyone get the smell of ashes on this one ??

Sep
03
2013
Super Sniffer
Super Sniffer

I must have olfactory fatigue with this one. I have no idea how rate it's longevity. Sometimes I think it's gone, then my wife says hours later she can still smell it. By the way my wife is not crazy about this one which defeated the purpose of me buying it.

When I can smell it up top I get a in the blink of an eye shot of pineapple and apple then it goes straight into a faint birch vanilla combo. Not bad smelling just not what I was expecting.

I don't buy into batch variations I've smelled Z01 all the way up to the 2013 batches and its all the same.

Aug
30
2013
Scentica2009
Scentica2009

Love this. Perfect for any occasion, smells quite 80's but has so much modern sophistication. Always draws compliments.

Aug
30
2013
gcaprotti
gcaprotti

When I tried and tested the first time this perfume I was not convinced 100%.
I decided to wait, looking for other brands and other emotions.
No way!
I tried for the second time and I understood it was so perfect.
I never tried a perfume like this: my wife she's getting crazy and she loves it. I really like the pineapple and the smokey aroma. When is getting dried it's so amazing.
I finally found my unique signature.
Many people at the office they are asking me what kind of frangrance I'm wearing: they don't understand! Usually they recognize immediately Million, Acqua di Giò...
This perfume is absolutely unique and I received so many compliments from woman! But please don't tell to my wife!

Aug
30
2013
drakecito
drakecito

Smells good but is too overpriced.
Pineapple and pineapple with a touch of red apple and vanille.
Longevity and projection are moderate.
Maybe for 80$....

Scent: 7/10
Longevity: 7/10
Sillage: 6/10

Aug
29
2013
Valfar
Valfar

Finally got a sample of this one today. I was dying to test this because all the hype around it, and, of course, because of the price. It's a great fragrance but,seriously, doesn't worth the price. The projection and longevity are very poor actually. There are more cheaper fragrances out that are more superior to this one. I can't understand all this hype around it, nothing special. Rating this 6 out of 10. Don't even think about blind-buying this one.

Aug
26
2013
colognefan85
colognefan85

Opening: Strong burt of Pineapple and bergamot, fruity vibe but lasts less then a minute. One of the shortest lasting openings that ive smelt. The pineapple smells natural and fresh. For such a short opening its invigorating.

Dry down: A very strong dry birch thats rich and musky, with hints of oak moss. The mix with these notes creates a smooth ash scent, with undertone of apple. Then mellows to a smoke vibe after a few hours.

Projection: Very high, almost every time I wear this I get noticed. Projects farther in heat.

Longevity: Long lasting 6 to 8 hours.

Overall: Its been well liked for good reason, it projects well and it smells great. I wouldn't imagine wanting to smell of "ash" or smoke but something about it keeps me wanting to smell more! In my opinion the notes are unique and intriguing.

Purchase: Try! Another love or hate fragrance for most. Some will be intrigued by the scent, and some will find it nasty.

Aug
25
2013
ateghipc
ateghipc

Yes, there is a lot hype surrounding this product, and yes some of that hype is well deserved. I actually came across a sample of Aventus before reading anything about the house of Creed, and of the 6 or 7 samples that I had from the house, I enjoyed this one and SMW the most. It's not the holy grail of fragrances, and its not nearly as great as the hype makes it out to be, but it really is possibly the best smelling thing Creed has put out. What I love about Aventus is that it filled the gap between sweet and smoky for me. I had been really into citruses and aquatics before aventus, and aventus was able to provide me something that still had those elements, but they were balanced with something muskier and heavier.

That being said, I really do understand how this could be unappealing to some. Forget about batch variations because that's just a way for the fanboys to discredit your opinion. The initial blast of "royal (please...) " pineapple is fantastic but in my experience, it sits farther from the skin. That is, I can smell a beautiful combination of pineapple and musk in the projection, but what sits closer to the skin is incredibly harsh and smells a bit like rotting fruit with an overpowering accord of musk and smoke. After half an hour to an hour Aventus finally settles down, feeling more comfortable in its own skin. It is here that Aventus shines, but even then I can still understand how some could dislike the scent- it is aggressive to say the least and so will offend many by default (i'm looking at you clean scent lovers).

The bottom line is, if you want introduction into a muskier, darker, men's fragrance this is a great place to start because its pineapple addition makes it less harsh than many other options on the market. However, if lighter fragrances are more your cup of tea you are certainly going to hate this (in this case you fall in the majority, there might be a reason why there isn't a designer clone of this).

Even though I don't think projection/longevity is important in a fragrance, on me, this is the best performing Creed, topping out at around 9 hours with very strong sillage to boot (for a creed at least).

Aug
24
2013
angel66
angel66

I bought a bottle this Morning , but its gone within the hour. Cannot believe it.

Aug
24
2013
Scentica2009
Scentica2009

Never fails to attract compliments from women of all ages. My favourite scent at the moment.

Aug
23
2013
hullhockey91
hullhockey91

Here's my take on Aventus....

I bought a sample of batch Z01....Did not expect it to smell like it did, didn't like it. I thought it was way to smoky, leathery. I was expecting something more fruity.

A few months go by, and curiosity got the best of me and I bought a bottle, batch B01. At first I wasn't sure of it, but I noticed this HUGE pineapple not. Way bigger than batch Z01.

I sprayed three sprays, two on my shirt, and one on my neck. I then left for work. When I walked into the office two guys said I smelt "REALLY" good. I don't typically rack in the compliments, so this was a huge plus. A week later, one guy said I smelt strong...strong as in a beast manner, not because I sprayed too much. Then I started thinking about it... I really do feel like this is a cologne for the almighty, strong, powerful man. A man who is about to break out of his shirt because he's huge!

Haha anyways, this stuff is definitely not suitable for girls, at least in my opinion. This is some crazy masculine stuff. Is the longevity and projection an issue? No. This stuff is a monster in both categories. Three sprays and I smell it on myself for at least 6 hours. Thats huge for me.

SCENT - 4/5
LONGEVITY - 5/5
PROJECTION - 5/5

OVERALL - 14/15

Oh....do the ladies love it??? Not in my case. The few girls that have smelled it hate it. But do I care? No. I love feeling like a beast wearing this stuff.

Aug
21
2013
jcastano
jcastano

I finally got my nose on this "legend" among Creed fanatics and fragrance aficionados alike but truly, disappointment doesn't begin to tell the story, especially after the mass amount of hype surrounding the "holy grail" of a fragrance that is Aventus, accompanied by its hefty price tag. I'm not sure which "batch" I received in my 5 ml decant but in a nutshell, Aventus is a faint pineapple dominated by an extremely heavy smokiness. A natural birch and fresh cut florals annex a green and slightly herbacious element to the smoldering ash that eventually engulfs any fruity note to this fragrance. More so, I'd probably categorize it as a smokey incense smell that lasts well above 8 hours and projects fairly heavily.
I would probably purchase a bottle eventually, but it's definitely not at the top of my niche list.
At the risk of possibly receiving death threats, Fresco by Illum Dean bares a minor resemblance and makes up about 40% of what Aventus is, especially in the top notes. I love Fresco and always receive great feedback while wearing it. Unfortunately, when I wore Aventus on several occasions and even had my girlfriend smell it, no one complimented me and instead gave me odd looks as if I was offending them. In fact, my girlfriend thought it was so overrated and awful. She much rather prefers Green Irish Tweed and Bois De Portugal. I absolutely agree. I'm not sure if the cut I received was technically one of Creeds worst batches, but Aventus certainly feels over-hyped and underwhelming.

Aug
07
2013
Big Beak
Big Beak

@ jacobbonilla.
Although I'm hesitant about using the reviews section to address your comment, I think your question is legitimate. Skip to point #4 if you wish to avoid reading personal stuff. Sorry for the long response!

1) I have an addictive personality. Currently, I'm obsessed with fragrances; before, it was high-end audio and wine. I create lists of things to purchase, but spend too much time researching reviews and testing one product against the other i.e. Cool Water v. GIT. The 'what if?' drives me crazy.

2) I did decide for myself by testing Aventus. This is a pretty good fragrance, yet it's surrounded by a dense cloud of brilliant marketing, hype, and "fanboyism". The admittedly time-consuming test cut through that, and it proved how susceptible consumers can be to the above. Had I not done so, I could not accurately guage whether I loved this scent enough to pay the premium for it. Frankly, that's a lie for money isn't the real issue, but it can be for other people.

3) Although I have more free time and money than the average person, I cannot will myself to pay a cent without all the hassle above. I love the 'hunt', and deep down realize that I can buy every Creed or whatever addiction I desire with a mouse click. Problem is, I don't want that because then I will have to confront the depression. Perhaps that avoidance is "pathetic", as you said.

4) The bonus to all who read Fragrantica is that they get one more review which offers a different perspective on a product that mostly has everyone talking about it in a certain way. I believe many of those other reviews have been subconsciously influenced by factors which businesses exploit often. I wished to highlight that as I was taught in my undergraduate studies.

A friend who is still a student craves this scent, but cannot afford it. If an over-the-top review like mine can dissuade someone like him from spending what little he has, I will be happy.

Aug
06
2013
Dsanz
Dsanz

Aventus has a great ashy, yet fruity smell that surely turns heads. Yet by itself the scent isn't Holy Grail status for me. On the other hand, I have a small decant of it in which I've mixed Aventus with Tom Ford's Neroli Portofino and THAT is amazing. The orange flower in the TF mixed with the slighly incensy aroma of Aventus transforms into something superior in everyway. Never received compliments with Aventus by itself, yet this mix gets everyone I get close to asking about it.

Aug
06
2013
ryanmaes
ryanmaes

This stuff is underrated granted it's hype just because as soon as one person gives it anything less than a 10/10 it's underrated...

Aug
06
2013
Big Beak
Big Beak

I'm sad and disappointed. The Aventus club won't have me for a member. After reading countless threads on various forums, each extoling this scent with phrases like the "cup Indiana Jones drank from" or "my hunt for fragrances has ended after so many years", I had to know what the fuss was all about. However, I did my best to blind test it because I obsess over the "What if?!". Overhyping anything can unfairly tarnish it. Aventus is partly an example of that.

The test:
I talked to friends who had different batches of Aventus. They each sent me a sample; I ordered a separate decant for myself. I also ordered samples of Bond No 9's "BondNo9.com" + Riverside, Ananas Fizz, and Fresco. The first day, I turned away so I couldn't see the scent, and I asked a sibling to spray my elbows, wrists, and neck. 5 parts of my body = 5 different scents at a time out of 8 total (4 different batches of Aventus; 4 scents with pineapple in them). Only she knew which was which. For three weeks, I tested them blindly. Then I asked various friends and family members what they thought of them every day at different stages in the dry- down. The results confirmed my suspicion of marketing and social media in the context of internet culture...

Out of roughly 27 people, most people liked Aventus, although they did not love it as most do on here. Men liked the scent more than females. Bond No 9's Riverside got me the most compliments from men and women. Women, but not men as much, loved Ananas. Only 1 person could detect any differences between the various batches. 4 people couldn't detect batch differences before I told them to look for them. I was actually wearing the same batch. So, it was placebo (for this group at least). In addition, this group wasn't involved in the modern fragrance community. They mostly wore designers like Dior and Guerlain, and cheaper mall scents.

Only until I began to rave about Aventus being the king of fragrances, how it was adored by millions, how everyone couldn't stop talking about it on YouTube and the web, then the group began to like it a LOT. Women more than men responded more to this priming. I was disheartened. This actually is a great fragrance, but consumer behavior has morphed it into something else.

Conclusion:
Since everyone else has already discussed this as nauseum, I'm posting this review for the tiny minority out there not convinced by the hype. I haven't felt this left out of the hype since I heard Nirvana. Although longevity on my skin was poor and sillage as well (< 4 hours), on my family members it was greater at about 6-8 hours. However, the notes were largely the same on them as they were on me.

Although I love the burnt pineapple effect of Aventus, I can't pay for a bottle after the informal test above. Prices for this fragrance are at a premium, like an Apple product. Unlike Apple's iPhone which was a game changer back in 2007 (and still dominant today), I can't say the same for Aventus.

The hype will die down. Years from now, maybe. I'll pick up a bottle then. Even the lowest prices on eBay are $100 more than I'd pay for the 4oz/120ml. Please sample this with an open mind and blind smell test before joining the crowd.

Aug
06
2013
WRS67
WRS67

I recently got a sample of this, and I was immediately taken with the clean fresh opening. I like the dry down, too, and I could easily see this becoming my signature warm weather frag. Its scent makes me feel like I just stepped out of a refreshing shower.

The bad news is that longevity and sillage on my skin are horrible. Has anyone else had these issues? I applied it fairly liberally (throat, both sides of neck, inside of elbows, wrists), and two-three hours later I could barely smell it. With the hefty price tag, the longevity and sillage issues make this a definite no-go for me.

Could I have gotten a bad batch? I really like it and would be willing to give it another run.

Aug
05
2013
Jomoves
Jomoves

I've been giving this a good run, but can't help but think that they started off creating a beautiful scent, packed with natural oils and essences, then handed it over to the chemists and said "Now, can you make synthetic version of this?"

Aug
05
2013
Michael1962
Michael1962

I agree with LuckyStar 1,I have found the one.After months of smelling all the luscious fragrances at the Creed counter at David Jones in Sydney CBD and being somewhat deflated by the way their in store batch smelt on my skin, i.e overly linear smokey campfire incarnation, today I found the right batch.The batch that most reviewers have been raving about.The naturally sweet pineapple delight which has real staying power and variation between top,middle and base notes.It has now taken pride of place on my niche shelf alongside SMW,Original Vetiver and Tabarone.On an equal standing I have and highly rate Oud Ispahan and Leather Oud from the Dior couture collection.These also are a must have for the man who likes distinctive and mature fragrances which are exceptionally well constructed and have unparalleled longevity.I'm in niche heaven..

Aug
03
2013
shrouded
shrouded

clean scent. smells nice, no doubt. but it's too boring for that PRICE. doesn't evoke strong emotions. if i'm gonna spend that much money i'd rather go for a complex frag.

sometimes I feel like giving in for this as a daily wear. but I can't really pull the trigger.

Aug
02
2013
joplinbaby
joplinbaby

if you want to be like Sean Connery go ahead!

Jul
24
2013
Grantgaff
Grantgaff

Has a great die down, a great manly musk scent with hints of a sweet and spice spell

Jul
23
2013
tbook15
tbook15

I highly suggest getting a decant of aventus of the specific batch you want, rather than paying $315 for retail bottle that probably is one of the overly smoky batches. As for the people that say there is no difference in batches, you probably havent smelled enough different ones because there is no just minor but major differences in creeds, especially aventus. Its a pain but i love creed frags so much i overlook the steep prices and batch disparities.

Jul
22
2013
fan.of.devin
fan.of.devin

Worthy of the hype surrounding it, and more importantly, worthy of the pricetag.
In Aventus, mouthwateringly tart pineapple duels tirelessly with a smokey/resinous haze; just when you think one of them has claimed victory, the tide turns, again and again. I get alternating waves of pineapple and woody smoke until the very end.
Casual, formal, seductive... I think this is one of the most versatile scents I own.
Great sillage and longevity.

Jul
21
2013
Art2112
Art2112

Very well done. Smells fantastic!
8.5/10

Jul
20
2013
jacobbonilla
jacobbonilla

Aventus is the Led Zeplin of the perfume world! I agree with the reviewer below, sadly my search for my perfect fragrance is over.. Bitter sweet

Jul
17
2013
browne54
browne54

HOLY. SHIT. and I stress the Holy. This is the first fragrance where I have literally been mesmerized. I had smelled GIT by Creed. Wasnt impressed for the price. Millesime Imperial, which I like a lot, but not for the price. After those two I just wrote off the Creed House as overpriced and not worth the products produced. However, I was strolling through Neiman Marcus and gave this one a try in attempts to crush the what I was certain to be hype. I was so taken aback I shouted "My God" out loud in the store. I have NEVER smelled anything quite like this. Never. So incredibly unique. Inspired by Napoleon? I believe it. It smells like power. I understand that is an obnoxious statement but congruent with my reaction and the perfume's inspiration.

Up top: pineapple. and fresh cut, real, not synthetic pineapple. I detect a hint of black currant.

Middle: starts to get smokey. I detect birch all the way. Birch and patchouli with a hint of rose. God it is so wonderful.

Base: an oakmoss/leather base. It says leather is not a note but I think the oakmoss/musk/fading fruits make some type of leather accord. Divine. Literally.

Longevity: I got 9 hours on my skin and it was projecting for 5-6.

I walked out of Neiman Marcus with Aventus on my hand, to check it with my chemistry, to meet my gf in the hair salon. I walked into a wall of compliments. Every woman in the salon was in awe. Walk out of the salon, a male stranger passes, walks back to me and taps me on the shoulder to ask what cologne I was wearing. That has never happened in my life. I intend to purchase the 4.0oz after my next pay period as well as the shave balm. Before smelling Aventus I would have thought I was outside of my mind to purchase a $300 fragrance. But I believe it is because I know my search for my perfect/signature scent is over. I will always have a few staples in the collection; Fahrenheit, Encre Noire, Dior Homme Intense for romantic evenings. But I can never see myself liking anything more, or feeling anything suits who I am better than Aventus. And I must say, it is a beautiful thing. This is the best fragrance I have EVER smelled. Breathtakingly beautiful and seductively powerful.

Jul
15
2013
Michael1962
Michael1962

I really wanted to like this fragrance juggernaut as I wanted another niche to add to my collection which already included Original Vetiver and Tabarome by Creed.However I am one of the reviewers who experience a linear campfire smell and not the delicious pineapple top note which others have reported on here.Maybe I sampled an irregular batch.I opted today instead for Silver Mountain Water,for its crispy freshness and Dior's couture Leather Oud,which projects from here to Bondi on me once the initial civet onslaught has subsided and is also much smoother than Creeds Royal Oud in my opinion.

Jul
13
2013
amirabbas
amirabbas

This one is one of the most unusual perfumes that I've ever smelt. It is not similar to anything.

After applying it starts with pineapple and smoky scents!! I've never thought that the smell of smoke could be beautiful but in this one, it is. Most of the time I don't like the opening note of the perfumes but this one is an exception. To me the opening note the most beautiful part of this perfume.

The middle note is mostly smoky and I can smell a little leather among the smoke. Middle note is also beautiful, smooth, very manly and also classy.

Dry-down is very smooth too and I can feel pineapple again. It’s musky in the end.

It has good projection and sillage is also good. For the first four hours it radiate with full power and after that it’s going to be close to skin. It stays around 6-7 hours on my skin.

It's not suitable for teenagers. If you want to smell like a true man, go for it.

UPDATE 1:
I think my nose was tired of this scent yesterday so i couldn't feel the scent anymore. today I can smell it on my skin after 19 hours. It's so faint but it's still there :)

UPDATE 2:
I've never had any chance to test other batches. Mine have a heavy smoky scent but I've found out something about this scent. When I was wearing it in the hottest days of summer it was smokier and the sharpness of the scent was more prominent but at this time the weather become colder and now the smell of pineapple is stronger and the scent is not sharp anymore. I think temperature and humidity can affect this scent heavily.

Another thing that I want to add is that it’s not compliment-getter as it advertised in the comments and on in the real shops. It smells beautiful and also a little strange. I don’t say that it’s not beautiful. Actually I’ve tested many different fragrances and still I love this one so much but keep in mind that few people find the smokiness of the Aventus a little annoying.

یکی از عجیب ترین عطرهایی هست که تا به حال بو کردم. شبیه به هیچ عطری نبوده که تا به حال تست کرده باشم.

بعد از اسپری کردن، اول با بوی آناناس و دود شروع میشه. هیچ وقت فکر نمی کردم که بوی دود بتونه برام جذاب باشه ولی این یه مورد استثنا هست و واقعا بوی جالبی داره. از نظر من نت اولیه اش به نسبت نت میانی و آخر خیلی جالب تر بود. دوست داشتم نت اولیه بیشتر ادامه پیدا می کرد.

نت میانی مخلوطی از بوی دود و چرم هست و مقدار بوی میوه ای هم اون وسط استشمام میشه. بوی خیلی با کلاسی داره. به نظرم نت میانی مثل نت آغازین جالب نیست ولی در کل خیلی خوبه.

در آخر هم که بو خیلی خفیف میشه یه بوی ملایم مشک و دود ملایم میده و دوباره بوی آناناس به مشام میرسه.

پخش بوی خوبی داره و برای 4 ساعت به طور مداوم پخش بود داره و بعد از اون خیلی بوش خفیف میشه و فقط از فاصله نزدیک قابل استشمام هست. تا شش هفت ساعت هم بوش روی پوست به وضوح قابل استشمامه

در کل به درد افراد کم سن و سال نمیخوره. کسی که می خواد بوی مرد بده باید بره دنبال این عطر

به روز رسانی اول:
فکر کنم دیروز از بس این بو به مشامم رسیده بود که سیستم بویاییم مختل شده بود و دیگه حسش نمی کردم :)) امروز بعد از بیدار شدن از خواب هنوز بوی این عطر رو روی دستم حس می کردم و هنوز هم این بو بعد از 19 ساعت روی پوستم هست

به روز رسانی دوم:
من نتونستم بچ نامبر های دیگری از اونتوس رو تست کنم ولی یه چیزی رو متوجه شدم. زمانی که وسط گرمای نزدیک به 40 درجه تو تهران ازش استفاده می کردم و بوی دودش خیلی شدیدتر بود و کلا یک تندی خاصی تو عطر وجود داشت ولی الان که هوا خنک تر شده بوی آناناس مشخص تر شده و دیگه اون تندی توی عطر وجود نداره و بوی نرم تری پیدا کرده. من فکر میکنم گرما و رطوبت هوا روی بوی این عطر تاثیر زیادی داره.

یه چیز دیگه هم اضافه کنم و اون هم اینه که مثل خیلی از عطرهای دیگه وقتی استفاده کنید تعریف و تمجید نمی شنوید. اینجا تو کامنت ها و همینطور تو فروشگاه ها خیلی ها میگن که این عطر باعث جلب توجه میشه ولی اندکی زیاده روی شده. من عطرهای مختلف زیادی تست کردم و واقعا این عطر رو دوست دارم ولی متوجه شدم که بوی دودی اش بعضی وقت ها حتی برای بعضی از اطرافیانم اندکی آزار دهنده هست

Jul
11
2013
mrluctoretemergo
mrluctoretemergo

yes the hype is there for a reason - i sprayed some CA and walked with that ultrafresh breeze outside the store with my wife...the moment we got in the open air she said 'oh my god this is the best men's cologne i have ever smelled !! - she said it was nothing like the 'normal' edt's - it was an ultimate, truly fresh ,delightful man's fragrance she said...i got 2 or 3 headturners in the next 30 minutes...you should know where i live Creed isn't very well known/available...so it's got to be something special...it's a lovely frag folks ! It's expensive, but where i live also quite rare/exclusive and that makes it kinda extra special ... :o)

mmm (almost) new signature scent....?? Almost... :o)

update : my warm(er) weather signature scent !!!

Jul
11
2013
hedward
hedward

I sprayed some Aventus in a perfume shop. 3 days and 3 showers later I can still smell it! This is stuff is radioactive....

I expected it to be sweet but it was actually VERY woody with sour pineapple. Very mature actually

Jul
11
2013
eastcoastguy128
eastcoastguy128

My everyday fragrance... Enjoy the pineapple scent... very pleasant and unobstrusive.

Jul
09
2013
Brandon_4078
Brandon_4078

I purchased a sample of this to see what the hype is about and now I know why people buy niche fragrances. Now let me set something straight, for me it is not the uniqueness or complexity that makes it out standing (because it isn't really that unique or complex), it's how unbelievably real it smells.

Up top it is a blast of fresh cut pineapple mixed in a bowl with a little red apple and black current. In the middle I get one thing and one thing only...BIRCH!!! It reminds me of cutting up a Birch tree on a sunny fall day with a soft cool breeze. As it dries down you get the musk and moss to roll in slowly but the birch stays prominent. Again this fragrance is unforgettably real. You can't help but let it paint pictures of fond memories in your head.

I don't get smokey, campfire, or leather at all. It could be that I live a country life style and I know exactly what the bark and wood of a birch tree smells like. I could understand where someone could get slightly smokey/leathery from the birch.

This is a scent I could wear all year long, day or night, and dressed up or down. Aventus is an absolutely wonderful Birch (woody) fragrance with a fruity sweet top note that makes your mouth water.

Jul
08
2013
jotalopez
jotalopez

I just bought a tester after reading the plenty of good reviews this fragrance has.What can I say? I'm somewhat disappointed. To be honest, I expected much more from such an overrated scent. Fruity pineapple notes are quite noticeable from the very first spray, but soon after, a strong smoky ashy smell comes out from nowhere like a punch in the nose. Does anybody know where this weird campfire smell comes from? Is it oakmoss? On the other hand, Aventus is not a bad scent at all, but I guess Creed could have made a more complex and distinctive cologne. Himalaya seems to me the best Creed's creation so far.

Jul
06
2013
dsjg23
dsjg23

First blast is nice for about 2 minutes after 2 minutes.It becomes that smoky ash campfire smell.It doesn't last on my skin about 2 to 3hrs.then for me it gets close to the skin.Even if I lotion(unscented)up or even shower with the Aventus soap they sell on there site for $38 which I like.If only the colonge smelled as nice.So this is suppose to be adored by women.All women I've come across are not impressed with it.Especially after I tell them the price tag.I honestly get more compintments from Bleu de Chanel.I truely wanted to love this frag.but just can't.Sorry Creed fans but that was just my experience with it.Not a hater of Creed at all I enjoy cologne across the board.Just a honest viewpoint.So for anyone about to drop $315 on Aventus like I did you might be excited at first and believe that since you spent big money on it that its the shit.There are better frags out there for half the price.Just don't fall for all these Aventus fans that probally feel like they have to like it knowing that there pockets are little lighter now.Oh yeah I know that there is discount sites that sell it cheaper.I just didn't take any chances with old batches be it real or not.I wanted fresh juice from the infamous Creed Boutique.Enjoy yours if you love it.Peace Out

Jul
06
2013
kitti90
kitti90

Yes, its good. best of the creeds i think. It doesnt change over time so u can get sickof smelling the same thing over and over.
the pineapple is really fresh and its laying in something smokey. tobacco?
i dont love it or hate it, but its worth a sample.
its unique, but i think i would love just the pineapple better than the mix.

Jul
04
2013
bennybugsy
bennybugsy

This fragrance is impossible to hate. Period. The only way you can dislike Aventus is by having your expectations set so high because of the overwhelming feedback that you immediately begin to hate it before you even try it.

This is the longest lasting CREED scent I have ever owned and one of the most linear ones as well. I've only owned one bottle so I cannot speak for the different batch variations that some people claim to have come across. My batch offers a smokey pineapple scent that's masculine, fresh and long lasting. This thing was projecting well into 8 hours of application. I couldn't smell it on myself, but I was getting compliments from randoms.

This is by no means the greatest thing you will ever smell, but it projects enough that other people will smell it on you. It has a distinct smell that's fresh, alluring and masculine - this is the reason why so many people receive compliments on it. This is a very safe scent and if you have the money to burn, grab a bottle.

Jul
04
2013
jmartinete
jmartinete

The opening pineapple note is amazing, which then dries down to this fruity-smoky vibe which leaves an awesome scent trail while I am at work. this works really well in the summer and smells amazing.

Jul
01
2013
gioreeko
gioreeko

The best cologne I've ever smelled, and I've had a ton of them in my life! This seems to hypnotize the ladies too, they will nuzzle your neck just to get a good whiff. Amazing!

Jun
30
2013
Oslo-fjord
Oslo-fjord

A masterpiece perfect for all occasions and seasons. It's easy to understand that this is Creed's most successful fragrance ever. Excellent!

Jun
30
2013
SmutRavageur
SmutRavageur

Aventus is the epochal summer fragrance. A blast of pineapple, smoke and musk blends wonderfully for a hot summer's day. It's distinctive and WILL capture the attention of others.

The smoke's masculine aura solidifies this scent as a fragrance directed towards men. The mixture, with the pineapple, creates a sophisticated aroma that can fit you in damn-well any clothing style, whether casual or formal.

For me, the unfortunate problem that I run into with Aventus is that I'm apparently anosmic to it after a few minutes unless I sniff my shirt or press my nose against my skin. I understand olfactory fatigue, but this seems to be an extreme case of it. Every now and again, I might get a whiff of the fragrance a few hours later, but outside of that I'm totally anosmic to it. I, however, know that others around me aren't, as they've commented on the fragrance when the smell has deserted my nose.

Jun
29
2013
Headhead1000
Headhead1000

So many ladies have told me that this smells like when your trying to cover up B.O with colone so for me it's a pass . I've tried the whole different batch blah blah.. It's just don't work for me

Jun
29
2013
iancasanova
iancasanova

i need to be really honest, its overhyped" but still its good" its my 3rd fave from creeds house, but overall its just in my top 6 out of my top 7"

Jun
29
2013
rprovenz
rprovenz

This is a mUst have...Does well in the heat..

Jun
27
2013
Usama Kamal
Usama Kamal

I have just bought Creed Aventus 120 ml. from Creed store, Paris. This fragrance has a magical and charming smell I have ever experienced among more than twenty of top brands I used. This fragrance is lasting for about eight hours on my skin and for more than twenty four hours on garments. It is the most top niche fragrance that everyone deserves to own.
It is precious and valuable and I am happy to own this magical fragrance.

Jun
27
2013
Diogo maggini
Diogo maggini

I do not know if it's a matter of batch, but my Aventus smells too smoky.... Smoke blended with some sort of sauna vibe. Weird!!!! Ultimately, my girlfriend hated it, and asked me to never use it in her presence.
What the fuck?!

Jun
26
2013
abdulkhalek
abdulkhalek

عطر جميل جدا ومميز الحقيقة
صحيح ثباته وفوحانه ليس بالأمر المطلوب ولكنه رائع من حيث نقاء المكونات وجمال العطر

Jun
25
2013
abj180
abj180

Come one come all to the greatest Batch Lotto Fragrance from Creed. Which one will you get???? Is it worth the gamble?? You decide.

Mine smells like a mix between Fresco, joop night life, and Bond no9.com.. Haha,, :)

Jun
22
2013
blueribbonbullies
blueribbonbullies

Can't say I hate it..but I can say I don't love it..it's not anythang special..I have 20 other fragrances that beat this with a brick..initial spray reminded me of the smell of my clothes after a cookout or BBQ..like BBQ ribs and some smokey wood chips..but after 30 minutes and the heart of it..something changed..smelled slightly better a regal feeling..but still didn't WOW me one bit..being honest..think there's just waaaaaaay too much hype around these CREED fragrances..folks have mentioned "batch" issues..then their QA/QC team and managers should be fired and as a company to release product doesn't meet specifications..doesn't seem reputable to me..refund please.

Jun
22
2013
vinny8888
vinny8888

I bought 2 samples of this and am really glad i didnt buy a bottle ..not that I would have because of the price...and overall I do NOT see what all the hype is about, its just a popular cologne and a fad right now....it smells OK that is all...long lasting pretty moderate sillage and smells musky with a faint sweetness to it thats all...

Jun
22
2013
jose.m.perez
jose.m.perez

Its a great fragrance!!! Smells sophisticated, fresh, original and its very versatile. I really really like it, I just don't love it. The bottle looks very nice, the trigger for the sprayer is top notch and the performance of Aventus is top quality. All day smelling good and projects great. The problem with Aventus its his hype, its just a very overrated frag. Personally I enjoy a lot a designer fragrance a lot more and for less $$$. Don't get me wrong, its a great scent but for that high price its just not wroth it, but that's just my personal opinion.
4.5 out of 5.

Jun
21
2013
cezarmac
cezarmac

I can't consider that Fragrance a "Niche" one.I know i'm going to receive a lot of thumbs down despite i can feel myself quite authentic and impartial.
First off pinapple is rather simple and basically,you can find this in a lot of other cheapest colognes.Musk drydown is conventional as we can feel after 2 hours?maybe less because longevity isn't a Strong point here.
Flowers and woody are very well reliable somehow birch is stunning and give us that uniqueness feeling when are mixed together jasmine and rose.
I can see a guy talking about Lebron james and Miami Heat he couldn't give us better apropriate review either way i've started to watch Heats game because of him,i mean it will not cost a houndred dolars and honestly Lebron do the difference,and what can we say about Aventus?
I like it especially because i live in a tropical third world country and almost nobody smells like it but Light Blue is much more "Niche" than Aventus.

Edit: So thumbs up for its loudness."I can wear Aventus,I can spend a lot of Money on a Perfume,you will problably think that i'm a successful men.I almost forgot about olfactory fatigue btw who cares?The important thing is that other peoples could smell it on me".

I just like it because i've paid a convencional perfume price.About the batch it is A42b11X02.

Jun
21
2013
genny17
genny17

I think honestly I like it because it smells amazing!!!! My husband has good stuff, Chanel, Cartier, Azzaro, Armani, yet Aventus is great, high quality, great longevity. this is not a fad, more a fabulous masculine gem!!

Jun
20
2013
areyouin729
areyouin729

Amazing scent; I think people who hate on this, just think they are part of the cool crowd because now that it's so popular it's cool to say it sucks.

There is nothing like it; interested in Bond 9's take that is coming out.

Jun
20
2013
iinked
iinked

The same people that love this and wear this, are the same people that love the Miami Heat when Lebron showed up.

You can go buy 5 amazing cologne for the price of this mediocre garbage.

Jun
20
2013
jhitt793
jhitt793

Opens with a burst of juicy, mouth watering black currant, pineapple and apple fruity accord which is soon enveloped by smokiness of dry birch and oakmoss. Unlike any other cologne I've smelled in the past. The overall general effect is one of supreme masculinity. A perfect balance of gentleness and strength. Mesmerizing. Definitely worth a try. (1)

Jun
18
2013
Detroitcolognereview
Detroitcolognereview

I was anything but nice to this fragrance at its launch. I gave it a second chance and decided to buy it. This cologne makes you pick a side. I would almost equate this to Angel for women in it's love it or hate it kind of vibe.

This cologne helped me out of my woodsy, fresh clean mantra into a more sophisticated and audacious. I dont know about this one around the office because it's got a LOT to say about itself but going out and about, DO IT!!! I was visiting Chicago and on the Blue Line i got a complement. I like this.

You people who judge fragrance by it's longevity; Creed has shut you guys up officially. LOL. 1 spray on your clothes will still be there days after. My dirty laundry radiates this juice.

Jun
18
2013
asheble93
asheble93

Aventus by Creed:

This scent in one instant changed the scale to which I measure all other scents; it made my most vibrant bottles seem dull, and most well composed, sloppy.
Aventus is precision craftsmanship meeting passionate artistry. Knowing the scent's background,I picture Napoleon surrounded by the luxurious trappings of state and the spoils of conquest. It is a level of luxury that is enthralling and regimented, methodical and perfectly timed and balanced.
Very rarely does a fragrance tell a story while excelling in the criteria and criticism we collectors, fans, critics, and aficionados impose on it. This is scent at its best, and it is the only fragrance I have ever had the joy of giving a perfect 10/10.

Jun
17
2013
JeanMaurice
JeanMaurice

Flowers, plants and REAL stuff varies from year to year...EXACTLY like wines. A great Bordeaux maybe not great the year after...just an exemple.
This one is great yes, but when too many people are wearing the same stuff...like Le Male or One Million, it's ruining the fun of wearing it. Not exeptional anymore cause everyone having it... That's why I love almost every Guerlain's and Amouage's.

4.5/5

Jun
11
2013
bunnadavuth
bunnadavuth

always make me happy with aventus scent

Jun
09
2013
b360
b360

one of the best out there......period......attention seekers gotta get a whiff of this cuz it get everyones attention when i wear it out......great on da skin but even better sprayed on leather cuz the pineapple note will keep comin back to life on ya.....literally smelld almost just as great the day after i srayed some on.....creed did a wonder to us all with this concoction......

Jun
05
2013
saul charbaji
saul charbaji

Does anyone know where to buy the z01 batch? Thank you

Jun
03
2013
hfsalcedoc
hfsalcedoc

ahh what a beautiful scent :) totally in love with it, it is true that it varies from batch to batch people say that Z01 is the best and E01 is his child so i got E01 had to say the pineapple is strong well blended smell terrific i work in a night club and ladies LOVE this lol last on me 12++ hours and projects around 5 or 6 for me this is 11 of 10 this is a GO!!

Jun
02
2013
johnnybr0801
johnnybr0801

Its love at first sight!! Mesmerizing, fresh scent that I simply adore! I can only praise this scent! Very versatile, easygoing but still sophisticated enough for a suit&tie event or even for work. I believe fragrance is a door to another dimension. You can tell lots of things about a person from his/her smell. When I smell this I have a a kinda "retro" feeling: Reminds me for the late 90's what I really loved. Before 2000 when we all had hopes and life was a bit different. So I also feel happy when I wear this. Maybe its only me but I think the scent has a kinda"forever young" vibe, so highly recommended for passionate people. Its definitely not for teenagers as it recommends some 'matureness' to appreciate this masterpiece! Well done Creed!!

Jun
02
2013
Go4broke
Go4broke

Forget this is a creed for a minute, and forget the hype too. Pineapple and smoke WORKS. It smells so far away from anything else on the market and this is why people want to know what you're wearing, ie, COMPLIMENTS. Its wonderful. That's all you need to know. 10/10.

Jun
02
2013
iranperfumer
iranperfumer

تازه ،شاد واما شیکی این محصول را در دیگر محصولات این سازنده وجود نداد چون ترکیبات جدید را وارد محصول خود کرده است تا بتواند با دیگر سازندگان رقابت داشته باشد و چون نام خود را با سنگینی و خاص بودن شروع کرده بود نمیتوان مقایسه را کنار گذاشت.؟؟؟؟؟؟

May
31
2013
danthestudent
danthestudent

this stuff smells amazing, can we worn in any situation, longevity and silage are perfect, lasting about 6 hours projecting before becoming a skin scent , saving up for a 120ml bottle. only down size is its a tad expensive, and batches have known to be inconsistent, for the record i have not come across this problem yet. First time wearing this got stopped 6 times within an hour to ask what i was wearing. Amazing fragrance and great compliment getter!

May
31
2013
hogan00
hogan00

sampled this the other day. let me tell you that this stuff is STRONG and lasts forever on the skin.

the top note is supposed to be pineapple, but all i got was smoke. it really is a little too smokey for me.

so if you don't mind the smokiness, give it a try. it super strong and lasts the entire day. literally.

May
30
2013
juan carlos.henriquez
juan carlos.henriquez

uff como me encantaria oler todas las fragancias creed, realmente me llaman mi atencion, pero aqui en Chile es muy dificil.

May
29
2013
del
del

Writing as a casual fragrance user, I think the fruity opening is fresh and inviting, and as the scent progresses, I want to sniff it even more. The projection is pretty wide for the first 30 to 45 minutes, then becomes a personal cloud for a few hours, before sitting on skin the rest of the way. There’s an inconsistent ash note in the middle, comparable to a cigarette ashtray; sometimes I smell it, sometimes I don’t. Aventus dries down to a nice musky scent with faint sweetness.

Just like GIT, Aventus has an average longevity on my skin, but lasts very long on unwashed shirt. It’s a nice fragrance -- hyped and pricey, but worth a try/sample.

May
22
2013
kazewayz
kazewayz

Initial spray of this I got pineapples, sweets with rubber, it kind of reminded me of Fahrenheit by Dior but fruitier and fresher. At first I was bored by it, but then it completely transforms into a power monster. It's fruity, citrusy, metallic, smoky. Great for any weather, specially summer. One of my favorites from Creed, sexual potion. It's a manly smell. Try it, it's still a Creed.

May
18
2013
redberry1
redberry1

أحد أفضل العطور الرجالية الفخمة، رائحة مميزة و جميلة

One of the best perfumes in the world. Creed Aventus will be my signature fragrance for a long time.

May
16
2013
MarFreire
MarFreire

Really, excellent from beginning to end .. Congratulations Creed family!!!!

May
16
2013
handsomefatkid
handsomefatkid

A wonderful scent from start to finish. Still getting compliments after 6 hrs of wearing. Definitely a must have in my opinion.

May
15
2013
vadim
vadim

Love this fragrance. Lots of people make complements and ask me what I'm wearing.

May
15
2013
SimplyOliver
SimplyOliver

I already tried Aventus on a paper strip a year ago, and it didn't strike me. Now I'm getting back to it, to see why people are raving about it. Firstly I'd like to say that I'm starting this review from nothing, I'm just giving a non biased opinion based on what I think. Given the crazy hype around the fragrance and the reactions of its... fans, I'd better precise it.

So. On my skin it turns into a smoky pineapple scent, I get a hint of black currant, some oak moss with birch wood, and that's all.
Not a bad scent if you ask me, but the problem is : it is really, sickly smoky on myself. Quite overwhelming. It is way gentler on the paper strip, where it (imo) behaves better. It smells fresher, and overall better blended. I know this is meant to be a smoky scent, but on me it really turned into a sharp and harsh smokiness. And I'm not a fan of fruity scents for men.

I got moderate longevity, something like 3 hours with decent projection (5 sprays in the neck + 1 one on shirt). I have no idea if it has anything to do with the "batch case".

Some people told me they liked it, that it was an original scent.
Some women described the scent as (I quote) : "the interior of an old cab with some sort of air freshener inside". I tended to agree with that. It was really unpleasant, too bad.

Interesting stuff, but Aventus really isn't for me as I didn't feel comfortable wearing it. And given the price and the batch issues, it's a pass for me (100€ /100ml). At this price, every single bottle has to be perfect. Sorry Creed.

May
15
2013
Taskphorce
Taskphorce

I recently acquired the infamous Z01 batch in a 4 ounce flask and I guard this fragrance like it's gold. I've received compliments from women and men, who both strongly desired to know the name of the fragrance. Surprisingly, upon informing them of the price of a 4 ounce bottle, the reaction was similar and they did not care, they wanted the fragrance regardless of price. In one day, I received five compliments in a 8 hour shift and one of the females begged me for a decanted size bottle and wanted her boyfriend to wear it badly. She even went so far to travel from another city to my place of work on her off day to obtain the decanted bottle. Truly, Aventus works magic and is absolutely superior in longevity compared to the rest of the Creed line. Aventus is in your face but strangely not overpowering or offensive. IMO, it is an exotic mixture of fruit (blackcurrant/royal pineapple), rich brand new leather, wood, and a touch of patchouli that sets this apart from any other fragrance I've encountered. I cannot detect any other notes other than the aforementioned. Many of the Creed lines have Millesime written on them and are identified as Eau de Parfum but as far as I see it, this is the only fragrance that meets the gold standard in those two categories, in terms of longevity, projection/sillage. You will get your moneys worth with Aventus without any shadow of a doubt.

May
14
2013
horus11c
horus11c

The God of all fragrances!!! Complements at work , at home and everywhere in between. Just putting it on makes me feel better. Longevity and projection are 9 out of 10. A bit pricey but worth it!!! Just walking into a meeting smelling like this an knowing that no one else smells as good is priceless in my opinion.

Would never run out of Aventus, Creed did it with this one.

May
12
2013
EloquentOgre
EloquentOgre

Either there is a bad batch out there, some folks skin is drinking this stuff like crazy, or there are anosmia issues or something going on.

Wesley, I trust your experience. While our tastes in fragrance are sort of night and day, I find your observations usually quite on the mark in regard to the nature and lifespan/potency of a fragrance. The only thing I could say is that Aventus is a fragrance that I have read several times, the wearer loses sense of, but is often picked up by those around him for quite a while after that time. However you do have the convinient spousal sniffing associate to depend on, so I suspect perhaps the tester was off or your skin drank it up like mine does with some scents.

SeverinoDuJour, forgive the harshness, but either your nose is completely broken, or you are completely full of #!%!% and shovelling it like a madman for whatever reason angry little men find to shovel angry !#%!% on the internet, be it to troll, or god forbid, something as pathological as brand envy or the like. 20 minutes. They were gone after 20 minutes? Even fakes last longer than that, and for each and every fragrance you have tried by the brand? Yeah... Right.

I don't disbelieve that you all no longer smelling it in the time frame you indicate, but I have tested 3 batches of Aventus, and they have all had considerable longevity.

*My sample from surrendertochance (the "extra smokey batch I think" lasted me from about 11AM when I got the package, and poured a um, splat on (using the Ogre system of measurements) until about 2AM, and was still a skinscent the next morning at 7:00AM.

*My full bottle, from fragrance.net, batch C02, I watched like a HAWK, spraying at just after 11:15AM, when the package was delivered, I opened it, checked the batch numbers on the bottle and box etc, and promptly spritzed once (that's 1 Creed Bottle damn, that's-a-big-spritz in the Ogre measurement system) on my arm and paper. The next afternoon, at almost 6PM, I could still smell the birchsmoke, apple and pineapple on my upper left forearm where the test spritz was. This batch stays on my shirt for 3+ days

*My decant of batch Z01, the "infamously long lived" batch honestly was little different from the other two. Staying strong for 8+ hours, staying as well more than a skin scent after that, and being there in the next morning and staying on cloth for days.

I mean no one should take my word as gospel, but there are hundreds of reviews out there. Anyone doing their reseach should have a good idea of the general performance of popular fragrances like these after some research, and by all means, given the price, everyone throwing their money at something this expensive for the purpose of smelling good SHOULD be doing that research. And testing too.

I am fine with negative reviews, I want to really see all *honest* reviews, as they add to the big picture, be they positive or negative. In fact I often appreciate the negative reviews even more, because the dissenting opinion can say a lot. But when angry nutcases with some sort of grudge or axe to grind decide to waste their time to spread misinformation and heaps of pure manure because some brand's popularity makes their manhoods seem a bit smaller, they really need to be called on it.

But hey, by all means, continue protesting that the fragrances last on you 20 minutes - hell, why not shorten it to 10, or 5, and make the ranting and raving even more hyperbolic. And of course continue to make sock puppets to throw thumbs down at reviews which don't match yours, because if that's what you need to feel empowered, I really cannot deny you that little pleasure.

May
11
2013
jacobbonilla
jacobbonilla

No wesleyhclark this is definitely not a joke. If I spray this on a shirt I'll smell it on there the next day. For some reason, and its unfortunate your brain cuts you off to this wonderful masterpiece. And I mean WONDERFUL! I'm so glad I don't experience what you do.

May
11
2013
NobleRoman
NobleRoman

Great frag, but fades fast turning into a skin scent after 2 hrs on me. I really like it, but not worth the
price.

May
11
2013
Amsha13
Amsha13

nice one, but the price is irrational.

May
11
2013
malik2011
malik2011

KKKK hey wesleyhclark, this is exactly what happened to me when i purchased it, however, when i read other's opinions about it saying that it is a *tricky* frag means as soon as you think it has gone it is once again projects well :)) i didn't take it in very well.

May
11
2013
wesleyhclark
wesleyhclark

Is this a joke? I mean, this IS a joke, right?

I sprayed this on myself - five or six close sprays, including on my tee shirt. I got a citrus/pineapple scent at first and a nice smoky note I liked - then it was gone. In about an hour and a half. I can barely smell it on my cotton tee-shirt.

No longevity, no sillage. This was from a Nordstrom sample, by the way. A premium department store selling premium scents.

What is all the hype about?

My wife says it's "woodsy." She's as unimpressed as I am.

$300+ a bottle? Really?

May
11
2013
KinG JameS
KinG JameS

The ONLY problem one might meet while buying this scent is maybe hitting the so called "wrong batches" with longevity issues but otherwise this is LOVE in a Bottle, the hype is not really for nothing. But like I always say, try it out yourself and you make an independent test. I certainly love it so much, just really cant afford a good 75ml bottle, not yet. I do spray once in a while though from the small 5ml decant I grabbed myself.

May
09
2013
pachoulihead
pachoulihead

lol...How some people can be so angry about others enjoying a frag this much always amazes me.Stay classy calyx93. Maybe next time that Club Boy will say yes.

May
09
2013
calyx93
calyx93

Extraordinarily overhyped - smells like every ego-inflated douchebag male you meet at a club.

There are so many Creed scents that put this to shame, only the fanboys (and their girls) will so avidly tout this.

May
08
2013
EloquentOgre
EloquentOgre

Everyone raves about this one, and I love pineapple and apple notes, but the smokiness that was always described sort of made me leary, as did the general Creed hype train, but after I sampled it, I was quite impressed.

Aventus starts off with a blast of very nice, fresh pineapple. However, while this pineapple seems to be the aspect of the fragrance which gets the most attention, it is not the heart of the fragrance. Rather, it's just a prelude. The fresh, sweet pineapple soon transitions into a warmer, less sweet, less sharp roasted pineapple, and the star of the show, the real core of the fragrance starts to sing. That is the rich, wonderful, smokey birchwood/birch tar blend, which will take center stage for the rest of the fragrance's lifespan.

The roasted pineapple never goes away, mind you, but it goes from holding the spotlight at the opening, to complementing the smokey birch from the background, never too far out of sight, but always serving more to augment the warmth and richness of the birch than making itself stand out in the open. A roasted apple also joins the pineapple, in the same role.

All of these notes blend together incredibly well, and I have yet to smell a fragrance which even comes close to this in character. It's not my favorite, it's not even my favorite Creed, but it is quite unique in what it does. None of the "smells like" listed, at least as of this time come close. Instead it seems folks just assume that the pineapple opening is the whole story of Aventus, and proclaim anything else with a pineapple opening analogous to it, which, unfortunately is dead wrong. I'm sure someday there will be fragrances which do start to imitate the smokey birch/roasted pineapple/roasted apple heart of the fragrance, but as of yet at least, it's certainly not like with other Creed fragrances, where inexpensive alternatives do fairly closely offer a similar scent profile (e.g. Cool Water/Green Irish Tweed, and Mugler Cologne/Original Vetiver).

Longevity and projection/sillage are remarkable. While it doesn't fill a room as readily as say, A*men, a couple sprays of Aventus will be noticeable to others for 8 hours at least. As others have noted, there is a peculiar phenomenon where the wearer can experience some degree of olfactory exhaustion to it, and not realize it's still projecting well after a few hours, but it definitely does. In addition, I've had it lingering as a very nice skin scent for over 30 hours after the initial spraying. Not a typo, 30 hours. Crazy stuff.

Aventus really isn't the One True Fragrance, forged in Mount Creed by the Dark Lords of Fragrance, to rule all other fragrances, but it definitely is remarkable. I wouldn't buy it at list price, but if one can find a good price/deal from a discounter, or work with others splitting a flacon to reduce the cost significantly, it becomes a much more palatable purchase. Still, even at that price, absolutely try to get a sample, or small decant, before you buy.

May
04
2013
Pedrones
Pedrones

This masterpiece is a well-blended fresh/elegant/modern fragrance. Less is more with this, so go easy on sprays. 3 sprays and You are good to go! People will notice you in a good way. Great longevity (10/12 hours) e good projection in the first 3 hours.

May
02
2013
pachoulihead
pachoulihead

Aventus has gotten to the top of the hype mountain and now you will see people bash it just because, and of course the steep price doesn`t help to curb the nay sayers of this masterpiece.I love this stuff and plan on having it in my collection at all times.
It smells like class,whenever I smell Aventus I feel good,it puts a smile on my face everytime and women love this stuff.The best I think i`ll ever have,thank you Creed,but lower the prices a bit ya?

Apr
29
2013
mse-21
mse-21

This is the best Creed in recent years and probably one of the bests ever.

On my skin the opening is metallic and a little bit harsh to my nose. However, it quickly dries down to a fantastic scent in which woody-chypre facet is dominant and is smoothed by fruity notes.

The scent is pretty unique, ultra classy, and super stylish but obviously cold and detached in nature. Highly recommended to people who want something with these qualities.

Longevity and projection are good. Overall: 9 out of 10.

Apr
23
2013
Arber Cami
Arber Cami

One of the best or the best niche perfume there is on the market,if you want to buy an unique smell keep your cash for this one...

10/10 smell
10/10 creativity
10/10 longetivity
10/10 Uniqueness

Apr
18
2013
genny17
genny17

Got a decant for my husband to try, it smells great, alluring, conquering scent , well it says high quality and superb ingredients all the way, it is fruity yet remains a masculine scent , with great longevity, the scent lasts nicely, never too much of anything, high class
I want it !
Update got a 30 ml, expensive but one of the best scents out there!! Longevity is exceptional!!

Apr
09
2013
suzrwin
suzrwin

I adore this sexy beast of a fragrance on my husband. The slightly pineapple tinged smokiness of it is without parallel. If he wore nothing but Aventus from now until his dying day, I'd be a happy gal.

There's a woman's take for ya!

Apr
09
2013
dmhorton
dmhorton

My two cents on the aventus beast....it's good. Not a groundbreaking, stop the world cologne but its good. I don't get the beast mode projection folks talk about and I have the 2012 e01 batch. For the price tag that it carries, I would expect at least 10 hours on my skin...I get maybe 7 if I'm lucky. It does get you compliments when it's projecting for the 3-4 hours that it does. It's the name on the bottle that reads "creed", that is truley what you are paying for with this one, not the scent itself. Is it a good scent, absolutely! Is it derserving of the elite all star greatest cologne of all time recognition it has been getting, I have to say no. The hype beasts will continue to elevate this cologne and it is truly derserving of some of it, but not all. All things considered with aventus, I give it a 7/10

Apr
09
2013
flkirkland
flkirkland

So this is my 5th Creed and I have to say, I am ultimately underwhelmed by this house. I truly like my Creed scents, so don't get me wrong. But I have several issues with them all. This particular scent is decent. I get the pineapple and apple at the beginning. But the smoke is prominent and kind of covers up most of the fruit throughout the whole experience. I think Fragrantica should update their profile based off of Creed's new interpretation of this juice. Apparently the fruity sweetness of the original batch is gone, replaced by an over abundance of oakmoss, leather and wood. If Creed is going to continue changing each batch like they do with most scents, they need to drop their price by half. One of the things that I look for in the more pricey niche houses is consistency, longevity, and sillage. Creed's longevity and sillage is usually average, but nothing compared to monsters like Montale where you really get your moneys worth (1 or 2 sprays and you're radiating 5-6 feet for hours!) But their consistency gets a big fail. Even with Virgin Island, mine is sweet and fruity with 2-3 hours longevity and my father's is sweet and smoky with 5-6 hours longevity. What gives Creed?

Apr
08
2013
nohedidnt81
nohedidnt81

I refuse to buy a bottle at retail even though this is perhaps my favorite frag. I've purchased 2 decants and the batches were inconsistent. I love the pineapple batch. The smokey batch not so much. I read on some forum that this guy called Creed and Neiman Marcus re: the pineapple batch and he was told it's no longer available. But, I was recently at NM and the tester smelled like that good ol' pineapple batch to me. So the only place I know where I can get that pineapple batch I love so much is NM and it cost too much IMO.

Apr
03
2013
mattdmv
mattdmv

All though a decent fragrance, the batches are so inconstant to be $150-315 a bottle. One will have more defined pineapple notes where as another might have strong pine/woods. I find RL Purple Label a much better cologne than this at fraction of the price. Alot of Creeds are disappointment to me, but to each their own.

Apr
02
2013
vsnrao36
vsnrao36

I happened to stumble upon this one by chance.I was shopping for anniversary gift for my wife and trying out No 5 from Channel. Meanwhile, the salesman just recommended testing Aventus. I did not even know the brand till that point or check the price either :-))

It was in the late evening that I got this sprayed on my wrist and usually any perfume lasts 3-4 hours on my skin. I was amazed at the whiffs that regularly got from this while having dinner and many times before going to bed. To my utter surprise, even when I got up in the morning, I could still smell it on my wrist and this never happened before with me and the best point was that it was growing on me hour by hour. I started loving it more and more as I smelled it either with a whiff that I got while moving my hand or intentionally smelling my wrist. I am a big fan of musk at the dry down and this was the perfect one for me.
The next day I went back to the shop and almost shocked when I heard the price:-)) I was not sure would it be worth spending that kind of money on a perfume. Since my birthday was approaching, my wife decided to buy it for me and this is my proudest collection so far.

Please do not go by the review on this or get bothered by the controversies - just try for yourself and make a decision. If you like the fragrance ( which is always an individual taste/preference, not any brand or price or contents), you will be the happiest person to have made the decision to buy Aventus.

Salutes to Creed for making this wonderful potion.

Mar
29
2013
shannonl68
shannonl68

This fragrance seems to be becoming increasingly popular but I'm leering of making such a big investment in my first Creed purchase for my spouse. With so many knock-offs these days how do I know if I'm getting the real thing?

Mar
29
2013
frangellan
frangellan

my original review of this was scathing, and although it receieved a lot of balloons I am going to have to agree with some of the people on here in the complement department. It's amazing how people notice this on me far far far after I stop smelling it. I normally never have strangers mention my fragrance, but with this guy they have. Don't get me wrong, I still don't like it and find it boring and think it's way too expensive, but if you're an attention whore this might be worth looking into.

Mar
29
2013
leonid
leonid

I cannot smell it after 3-4 hours, however people around me give me complemets even after 10 hours.

Mar
28
2013
nyaanwanane
nyaanwanane

the smell of this is divine, i have tried lots of perfumes and with no doubt in my mind this is the best so far. it is a compliment getter even after you think the smell is gone people still ask what perfume you have on. Nice job Creed! 9/10

Mar
25
2013
scentlaw
scentlaw

Does anyone have an opinion on the currently available (2013) batch?

Mar
24
2013
true
true

عطر کرید اونتوس با کیفیت بسیار بالا موجود است
پخش عطر روحانی
rohani.moh@gmail.com

Mar
23
2013
rzetzm
rzetzm

Just another 2 cents:

I've recently enjoyed wearing this one to work, as it seems to disappear after 4 hours or less to my nose, remaining extremely close to the skin. So it made sense to me to wear to work, if it's so soft. Or so I thought.

I get complements constantly until the end of my shift, as people say "you've been smelling like a rock star all shift, my man." And I work 12+ hour shifts. "What is that? I smelled you down the hall before I even approached you... you smell so good!"

I think I have the more smokey version (not lot z, mine is lot A42B12 etc.) and though I'm sorta peeved at Creed for it's alleged major inconsistencies this is apparently still a beautiful version both to smell and wear. Very pleased with my purchase, however, remain curious to smell this other half. I will be sniffing bottles at department stores until I find out the truth for myself.

Mar
23
2013
homey
homey

عطر ممتاز جداً وخصوصاً مع البخور .

Mar
23
2013
CDGfan
CDGfan

When this first came out back in 2010/11, it was very strong and had a strong smokey pineapple note and longevity/projection was excellent. I do not get that with the newer bottles I tested at Nieman's. Aventus suffers from severe quality control issues and there are threads upon threads on Basenotes dedicated to that.

Mar
22
2013
Monikakaka
Monikakaka

Launched with immediate acclaim in 2010 to celebrate Creed’s 250th anniversary, AVENTUS is the perfect fragrance for the man of action : bold, spirited and confident.

Prepared to conquer with this powerhouse of energy and dynamism! Fantastic top notes inspire with a blast of pineapple, blackcurrant, apple and bergamot.

The middle notes are bursting with peppery rose, birch, jasmine and patchouli, wonderfully woody, deep and heady.

At the base is oakmoss, ambergris and a light dusting of vanilla which adds the finishing touch of virile sensuality.

Challenging, masculine, optimistic and thrusting – AVENTUS is the ultimate experience for the modern man who builds on the legacy of the ages to develop his own unique and successful lifestyle.

Top notes: Bergamot, Blackcurrant, Apple, Pineapple

Heart notes: Juniper Berries, Birch, Patchouli, Jasmine

Base notes: Musk, Oak Moss, Ambergris, Vanilla

Scent: Fresh

It is very masculine unique scent for a confident man. Definitely yes if a man fits this description! :)
x

Mar
22
2013
malik2011
malik2011

I bought it, i deeply regretted buying it longevity and projection is hideously bad really i dont understand why to shell out such fine sum of money on this no no no iam very angry it smells a combo between pineapple fruit and woody because of wood and cedar. it is a regular.
i bought Herod from parfums de marly and i felt elated i did that.

Mar
17
2013
mhk
mhk

واقعا عطر فوق العاده ایه

Mar
17
2013
Rose Zircon
Rose Zircon

Creed Aventus
It is freshness with a twist..
Spicy
Clean
Not too sweet (not too fruity.. Still masculine)
Comfy
Office safe
Daily-casual fragrance
The opening is fresh & mood-lifting.. I got the "aahh so nice effect".. Love the opening.. ;D
Top notes reminds me of Dolce & Gabbana's Light Blue for woman (the lemon-y freshness).. But off course Aventus is more masculine (spicier), more rounded, not too chemical smelling (just slightly, so i could endure, & started appearing in heart notes)..
Heart notes become more spicier (heavier) while it gradually (pretty fast) loss its freshness.. T.T
Heart notes slightly reminds me of Hermes' fragrances (Terre, Eau Des Merveilles, Voyage)..
Too bad the freshness doesn't live up long enough.. Soo for me it's just average.. Just "like" not "love"..

Mar
16
2013
bonovox
bonovox

After taking a break from my cologne habit, which almost took a 12 step program, I recently purchased five different fragrances for the upcoming spring and summer and I have always had my eye out for Creed fragrances. I think this just may be the "Holy Grail" of colognes for me. I actually bought Green Irish Tweed thinking that this would be a safe bet and that I would not be disappointed as it's their top-selling fragrance, along with the history behind it being designed for Cary Grant, and with its earthy, green always present notes would be perfect for spring. However, Aventus is one of those fragrances that tops anything I have ever had or ever worn. The top notes definitely are citrusy pineapple or what I originally thought could be mango. But it's not "too fruity" as it is balanced with a mesmerizing masculine combination of patchouli, woodsy oak, and a very gentle musk. On a wonderful 75° sunny day it just begs for you to wake up and spray it on and greet the world with a smile and confidence. I cannot see how this fragrance would ever disappoint or offend anyone. I think the signature trademark of a classic fragrance is not what you smell on the spray card, or what you think after 30 seconds of it being on your skin, because had I judged this fragrance just on that alone, I would've thought it was too sporty, too clean, too safe... and not something that would stand up for the price tag. As like all Creed fragrances, the natural oils and ingredients as opposed to the synthetic crap that you can purchase for under fifty bucks is a reason that you choose a Creed fragrance to begin with. Whether you are looking at Silver Mountain Water, Green Irish Tweed, Himalaya, Millesime Imperial, Santas,... there is surely to be one out there that justifies saving up for that wonderful first introduction into the house. But this cologne is absolutely wonderful, and complex without being pretentious.

Mar
15
2013
sotiriosc
sotiriosc

This is my second review as I just got the 2013 bottle. I also still have a 2011 bottle which is the pineapple one everyone raves about. The 2013 is very smoky, everyone says this is not the good version of aventus. I was very disappointed with my buy at first. But I had faith, I tried it and have been wearing it for the past 8 hours.

Conclusion: The smoky charred smelling one is the real Aventus. Its found also in the pineapple one but not as pronounced. It is just phenomenal. I did some research to find out what is the source of that scent and this is what I got:

Description: The birch tree is native to North America and grows up to 15-20 meters in height. It has slender branches, silver-white bark broken into scales and light green oval leaves.

Color: Dark brown to orange liquid.

Consistency: Thick and viscous

Aromatic Scent: The scent is reminiscent of tar, charred wood and smoke. Many have compared it to the scent of a campfire.

Anyways I don't know which version is better but I will update. Right now the smoky version everyones shying away from is the better one. Its got a better rose essence in it too. truly is spectacular. Also the reason there is variation is because the ingredients they use are real and just like on apple is tastier but the other is more aromatic. The variety in living things is as limitless as the variance in fragrances they produce.

results: Smokey is better if you want to be noticed it projects more, and has a better dry down. Ultimately the people who are shying away from the smoky are wrong. Give it a try. I have both and everyone I asked likes and notices the more smoky aventus.

Mar
14
2013
benlane18
benlane18

Pure sophistication in a bottle. The great thing is, is that literally all ages can pull this off, from high schoolers to pensioners.

Sprayed this once on the wrist in the morning, and it's still going strong 24 hours later, I'm amazed. Loving the opening, smokey pineapple vibe going on there. This is also I think a safe blind buy, but it's not worth the insane price tag. Just pick yourself up a 30ml decant for £40. Overall, a clean, fresh, safe, sophisticated smell, worth having in your collection!

Mar
14
2013
briangouliquer
briangouliquer

Thats the thing with fragrance reviews. It could have poor silage and longevity on one person and also not smell as good but on another it just blends well with their chemistry and magic happens. Magic happened for me and Aventus. I was sooo hestitant after all the research and reading all the conspiracy theories whether true or not and it took me awhile to buy it. I bought a 4oz after having and trying a sample and I couldnt be happier. It last a long time and smells great on my skin.
So with that being said dont let all these negative or positive reviews get to you. They are a great starting point dont get me wrong but you HAVE to try it on your own skin first.
Aventus for me was definitely worth the money.

Mar
11
2013
dreyth
dreyth

most overrated frag of all time

with that being said, smells decent. i hvae the z01 batch and a single full spray from a creed atomizer on my neck will last quite a while. i will get whiffs of it (without trying to smell it) 10 hours in!

i appreciate the sillage and longevity since it costs so much.

Mar
10
2013
rzetzm
rzetzm

I've been hesitant to review Aventus by Creed because of all of the acclaim. Perhaps it's reputation preceeds itself; I knew more about a cologne called Aventus before I really understood that Creed is a niche perfumery (please, no obnoxious comments) that was in my youth out of my price range.

Enter my adult life. I guess it's fitting, since I don't think young men really need to be wearing mega-expensive stuff, and really - this isn't for kids.

What I get out of this, succinctly, is an above-average, very nearly 'been there, done that' fragrance. However, as one could ascertain from my profile, it's one of my favorite scents of all. How's this possible? Simple, Creed achieves superiority through it's quality and blend of ingredients. I'd rather buy something that smells 99% right than something that's so-so, a maybe, or average but not worth spending 70$ on. Yes, it's expensive. But take heart, it smells original and different. It also changes throughout the day.

It starts fruity. I don't know how much it smells like a cut pineapple, but I'd more equate the smell to a smokey, incense-y plywood kinda of pineapple, mixed with apple peel. Strange description... but that's the best I can describe this. The smokey wood blends well with the fruit mix.

Once it dries on your skin, you'll actually notice the fruity smell remains - which I find fascinating and delightful, as that sort of smell usually dissipates first - though the woody, smokey notes tend to blossom strongest. It's interesting to read the ingredients, and then pick out totally different scents. It's crafted in such a way that the cologne really needs to be worn to be experienced. I almost pick up something aquatic about it, too.

I think it's more a springtime summer scent, but with the wood and incense, one could argue that it's an appropriate cooler weather scent as well. Personally, I'd be happy to smell year-round.

Mar
08
2013
Mr.Lazuardi
Mr.Lazuardi

Has class feel different feel good all day,that's what i feel when i use this great stuff,amazing creed

Mar
05
2013
Mick_Trick
Mick_Trick

Aventus for me is not some kind of world changing super frag, as it is often portrayed. Rather, it is just a beautifully composed fragrance that smells familiar, yet breaks new ground, is made of (and smells it) quality ingredients, and has real progression, great projection and longevity.

At first blast I get a wash of pineapple, really fresh and sweet, it's juicy stuff... After 20-30 minutes the pineapple dies down and an ashy accord develops that forms the heart of the fragrance. I guess this is a combination of the birch and patchouli, but it is so well blended, I could only call it 'ashy perfection'. Projection is stellar for the first 4-6 hours, after the 6 hour mark projection comes back and I get hours of lovely skin scent, punctuated by wafts of juice smokey pineapple that has returned for round two. For the final part of the drydown, 10hours +, the pineapple reasserts itself as a delicious skins scent as the ashy accord vanishes over time. This is complimented by Creed's trademark drydown.

Is it worth the hype? No, of course not. But the real surprise for me is the incredibly high quality juice, it's the jewel that hides behind all the BS... and it's rather special.

Mar
05
2013
trickykid300
trickykid300

I love all the upturned noises at the price. Cheap colognes may smell similar and give headaches because they are made with chemicals. With expesnsive colognes you are paying for essential oils. Which gets girls that want to stay close to you, not just passer byers smelling it for a few seconds and giving you a compliment. Our ol-factory senses are POWERFUL, YOU CHEAPSKATES!!! Its believed that noses can smell DNA and that helps us find a compatible mate. So if you skimp on cologne be ready for skank sex. Otherwise leave cheap colognes behind...you are annoying your co-workers.

Mar
04
2013
Belfort
Belfort

i can't understand that nobody mention La Martina Tierra Del Fuego. it's the best aventus clone so far. way better than fresco! almost like original santal & mont blanc individuel.
i live in germany and here the fragrace-guys know that.
look at w w w. parfumo .de

give tierra del fuego a try and you will see ;-)

Mar
02
2013
muffe
muffe

Stinky, would not wear again.

Mar
01
2013
lee.wok
lee.wok

It's going as low as $164 on Amazon 2/27/2013 (sold by amazon themselves, not 3rd party).

Feb
27
2013
dreyth
dreyth

I really dont get the big deal here. I have a 120mL bottle of the z01 batch and this is your average fragrance. I definitely appreciate the performance though; i get whiffs from 2 sprays of this thing 12 hours in. And im talking fresh citrus whiffs, not even the ambergris base yet.

Although i dont like the scent much, i appreciate the longevity and sillage. Im also curious to see how this would smell in the heat of a humid summer in NYC.

Feb
24
2013
pianomanmiller
pianomanmiller

This is probably one of the best fragrances I've come across in a long time. I really put off giving this one a try for a long time mainly because of the price but I finally broke down and bought a bottle and I couldn't be more pleased. Aventus is "modern" without being typical. My girls love it and I get extreem longevity and sillage from this Creed.
It last 8+ hours on me and 4 hours later the sillage is still strong. Worth every penny!

Feb
22
2013
eldotjay123
eldotjay123

ABSOLUTELY hate this. I've tried it more than a dozen times and can't understand what people love about it. Smells substandard in my opinion.

Feb
20
2013
jaypleski
jaypleski

I think the controversy over Aventus is simply that once the novel fruit opening has done its dash, at its heart Aventus is a decent blend of soft, innocuous oils. Jasmine, rose, vanilla, musk, it's all a bit bland, albeit high quality stuff. For me these ingredients evoke very little, but I'm happy to have this scent on my daywear list because it's perfect for the office, subtle, clean and professional, and it's hard to overdose on.

Is it worth the money? I don't think you can go wrong with the signature Creeds, so compared to the X number of risky scents out there, this is a decent investment. But when it's finished, which will be ages I expect, I don't think I'll buy a replacement. I think a good fragrance should define a person, and I don't think Aventus does that.

Feb
15
2013
louisdav
louisdav

I do not understand. I don't think Aventus is anything special (although the performance is pretty much unmatched, especially for a fresh fragrance) but nothing else I wear, no Tom Ford, Amouage, Mugler or Lutens gets such a positive reaction. Odd.

Feb
12
2013
tavo
tavo

This is the kind of fragance that if I would one get to buy one this one would be. The pinneapple in this is unmatched, I havent smelled anything that resembles it.

Feb
12
2013
CARLOS05
CARLOS05

When I first smelt this I was hooked, par for par the best men's fragrance out there.

You could smell the quality miles off.

Yes it is expensive but I found a way, I sold four of my EDT's ( Givenchy Blue, Davidoff Champion, Calvin Klein Encounter and Aqua Da Gio ), put more on top and got this masterpiece.

Feb
12
2013
tobbe.sjodin
tobbe.sjodin

I think this is a valuable perfume for what you get! I have not come across more compliments than with this one! so why complain? it costed me about 170 dollars, but so what? :) It's my nr 1 fragrance and I use it for special occasions only! So I will have it for many years I think! :) Z01 batch of course :)
Some say it smells like Jaguar and Fresco, but hounestly people, it doesnt, at least not to my nose! Maby to the average nose? :)
This is a masterpiece and it always stay on my skin and project good for like 3-5 hours on my skin! :)
I also love the bottle, it's beautiful! Some people wants to complain all the time ab out the "hype" on this fragrance, if you dont like it, fine, good for you! You are not "special" in my eyes just because you dont like this fragrance! Everyone wants to be "special" and love their own stuffs, thats just silly!
This perfume will always be deep in my heart! :) 10/10 no questions!
Price 10/10 - worth every penny for all the compliments u get!
Projection 10/10 - maby best of all my scents?
Longevity 10/10 - at least 8-14 hours on my skin!
Best of all, you can wear it every season! :)

Feb
09
2013
kleblanc863
kleblanc863

The 'hype' comes from people who genuinely love this fragrance and want to share it. It just happens to be liked by a lot of people.

If you like it, great!
If you don't, great!
Keep calm and move on.

Feb
09
2013
moe123
moe123

you don't need to pay the retail price it's just mental thing that you will get the reall deal or the original stuff !!! ,Fragrancenet.com ,Perfume4us.com and alote of sellers on Ebay they having a great deals on it , the only reason why they sell it for cheaper price than the retailer price is that they get it from the middle east specially from the Gulf countries where you can find it way cheaper than anywhere else , I'm studying Canada and I'm Originality From Kuwait , when i went back home in the summer time i got my Aventus(A42b12c02)from one of the stores there for 50 Kuwaiti dinars witch is almost 150$ , because what the stores do they buy there stuff from the supplier by the value price while the big stores there they get it from the supplier for cheap and sell it almost 85 Kuwaiti dinars ( 250$ ), when i got back to Canada i purchased another Aventus from creed boutique for 380 $ after the taxes and shipping wondering does smell different or not , they all Exactly the same !! .

so this what some sellers with great deals do, they get it all the way from there (middle east) for value price and sell them for good price comparing with the retailer's , some people asking why the hell we have creed products with some Arabian descriptions card inside the box , Creed have different production lines , the Arabian one they put the Arabian description cards in the boxes and the international one they put the multiple languages description cards .

hope you guys have a great sharp deals on this monster so we all smell good without ripping our pockets lol .

Warm wishes

Feb
08
2013
Landonbeckham
Landonbeckham

It's a great scent for sure, but NO scented liquid is worth $350-$475.. It makes zero sense. Aventus is my favorite Creed Fragrance, just not for the price.
Around $200 would be fair ..........

Feb
07
2013
Fábio Condé
Fábio Condé

Aventus, translates a Creed in its modernity.
Little chypre by moss presence, and the intense fruity chord, this beautiful perfume opens with a pineapple remarkable and very intense, as few natural.
This note mingles apple, which gives a sweet touch as well as the subtlety of blackcurrant. These two are adjuncts of pineapple, a note legitimate and even better than the fruit itself.
The heart is slightly woody, with hints of patchouli and birch, few flowers around subtle and hardly noticeable.
That sweet aroma of pineapple sweet and hotter, slightly woody is after a while meets the moss and musk at the base, oh that makes it a more elegant , chypre really, but nothing oldschool, but very modern. It's a real sexy pineapple and royalty, but that should not be judged on first impression.

Feb
03
2013
eduardofck
eduardofck

For the price this perfume sucks,really,if it was 50~70$ like other perfumes i'd give it a 9/10,but since its a lot more i give it a 3/10

Feb
02
2013
cerversa
cerversa

Kvalitetsparfym, inte det minsta syntetisk. Tog mig ett tag att lära mig den. Men när jag väl gjort det så måste jag säga att den är helt fantastisk....
En vårdoft likväl som en sommardoft om det inte är alltför varmt..
Kan knappast bli bättre än så här. 9/10

Jan
31
2013
MeterminatorX
MeterminatorX

I have to admit that I was wrong with my initial review. I learned that I have to wear a fragance more than once and give it sometime before I pull the triger. With that being said, I actually love the smokiness now. Not only that, but the more and more that I wear it, the more I love it. Is it a complement getter? YUP! The E01 batch gets 2 thubs up from me now. But I can only imagine how the z01 and x02 batches smelled. Regardless of what batch it is, (IMO) this thing is a BEAST!

Jan
28
2013
mconfra
mconfra

For me Is the best so far, very good.... Amazing!!!!
Thank you Creed

Jan
26
2013
Manofomega
Manofomega

I just received my 4 oz bottle, lot #A42B12C01. Very fruity and fairly long lasting. I believe the scent will last much longer in the spring and summer. Glad I purchased.

Jan
26
2013
Nyblue27
Nyblue27

Love this fragrance, one of my signatures. I wear this only for special days since it pretty expensive.

Jan
24
2013
lalelu
lalelu

holy shit this on a women would be really disgusting :D

Jan
22
2013
chweintr
chweintr

I like salty notes so this should be down my alley... but I am not in love-

here's the thing:

On a number of occasions I have eaten meat dishes cooked with pineapple slices. About half the time, whoever cooks these meals will either spill a handful of salt onto a pineapple slice (the one that will end up on my plate)and neglect to spread it around; or else, maybe pineapples --in general-- just attract salt no matter where the salt spreads... Either way, I always end up spitting food into a napkin and reaching for water. Not an experience I particularly need captured in a bottle.

Okay... given it a little more time...I still feel pretty much the same way for myself, I don't want to wear it-- but as with most Creed fragrances, I would like this on a woman. Because the salty note here is paired with sweet/tangy instead of citrus and because the musk lays low here, there is something briney about it. To me, that brininess is particularly feminine and attractive... This is a pretty close scent. for necks. for nuzzling.

Jan
22
2013
Jiggaman6971
Jiggaman6971

I can't smell the Pineapple everyone is talking about :-( Smells very leathery and woody to me. Did I get an "off" batch?? Can't see myself buying this fragrance.

Jan
18
2013
kingfisher
kingfisher

Another over hyped fragrance for sure, Im sure creed & other fragrance companies ask their employees to rate their fragrances here and on other sites like basenotes as it is a common practice these day. My two cents

Jan
15
2013
papelet
papelet

Based on Napoleon's life? I don't care!
Similar to Vision? I don't think so!
The most amazing fragrance I've ever owned? Absolutely!
Other than the opening I get more apples than pineapples, I could taste it along with the blackcurrant and the birch.
During the day my batch-Y01- is a fresh fruit cocktail, during the night the smokiness comes out like a beast, but not by itself, it brings all the other components you (I) don't get during the day. Its balanced, intriguing, sexy, masculine and unique.
My most complimented fragrance!
I usually go to a bar-club and one of the bartenders a couple of times have told me she knows when I get there even tho she hasn't seen me yet. It causes nose fatigue and you can't smell it but It is a monster when it comes to projection, longevity.
I have so many stories about Aventus that I don't even know if what I wrote above makes any sense lol.
BTW I paid retail for it and will do it again!

Jan
12
2013
Deefit
Deefit

The second time I smelled this one. I like it, but somehow I just cannot justify the retailprice for myself.

Jan
10
2013
Thiago Mendes
Thiago Mendes

Espetacular!
Esse perfume é sucesso certo. Cheiro bem masculino.
Um dos melhores ou talvez o melhor perfume que já experimentei.
Obra prima de verdade!

Aroma: 10/10
Fixacao: 8/10
Projecao: 8/10

Jan
09
2013
tbook15
tbook15

So i got a sample of aventus from neiman marcus yesterday and i wore it tonight on a date with my girlfriend. She immediately noticed the cologne and said how amazing it smelled. She asked what it was, and told me i had to buy a bottle of it ASAP. Keep in mind I already own 17 bottles and she always says how I have enough and don't need to buy anymore but with this one she immediately told me to forget what she said about not buying anymore and get it.

As far as longevity, This one definitely plays tricks on your nose. I couldn't smell it anymore after a few hours but my girlfriend was able to smell it 8 hours later. So definitely has good longevity and pretty solid projection.

One of the biggest complaints people seem to have with creeds are the price, but this is if you buy them at retail price, which i would never do. I have GIT and MI. Each is a 4 oz. that i got for under $150. compare that to $320 retail for a 4 oz. I have gotten my creeds and many other colognes on Amazon and fragrancenet and have saved so much money and havent had a single problem as far as getting a fake or anything. Fragrance Net is very reliable and Amazon is good too, just make sure to check out the reviews for the bottle and the rating of the seller. Your best bet is to buy directly from amazon but i haven't had a problem with any other sellers. Another amazing fragrance by creed.

PS. as for batch numbers... I have tested several different batches and there really isn't any significant differences. Some may have a little more birch, some a little more pineapple, but they all last long and all smell great. Aventus is one of those frags that grows on you. At first i liked it, but was a little turned off by the smokiness in it. After continuing to sample it over time i now love it everything about it. It is one of the most unique colognes around and its uniqueness will get you noticed in a really good way.

Jan
06
2013
guest_
guest_

Aventus worth the money, is a wonderful scent for me fresh, floral, a perfect scent for any occasion. My lot is the z01, I warn you, do not go more than 3 sprays, it is very strong, but smells fabulous, gorgeous, on me lasted more than 12 hours.

Cons: probably not going to buy more, is very expensive, and is half a salary in my country.

Pros: projection 9/10,

sillage 8/10

longevety 9/10

Jan
05
2013
sekoujohnson
sekoujohnson

I finally purchased the myth and the legend Aventus and I have to say it's a great fragrance. I really like the smokey ashy pineapple vibe Aventus displays. It's very unique (Batch #A42B12E01). The Sillage is great. Aventus definitely has a powerful scent trail. That being said, be prepared to get asked a lot "What are you wearing?". That can be a gift and a curse (lol). This is a very versitile fragrance that screams "Alpha Male". Overall, I really like Aventus a lot. I see this as a cologne that will always be in my collection. This is my second Creed I've purchased (GIT is King) and I look forward to seeing what Creed Millesime Imperial has to offer next.

Jan
02
2013
timd
timd

This is my first review here. In the past year or so I have developed my collection from 3 to 30 or so and Aventus is my favorite for an evenings without question. On me it lasts for hours, and to the next day, and gets great compliments.

On the branding and price - well I selected it in the shop after testing loads of scents over a few weeks so was only focused on the scent. The blurb that comes with it is quite amusing and ok the price is high.

I can believe the comments about variability of batches (mine is S42B11YU1) so testing is a must.

Follow your nose :)

Dec
31
2013
CatDaddy
CatDaddy

frangellan...Thank u for letting me know i'll buy a sample 1st...

Dec
28
2012
frangellan
frangellan

If you are a creed fanboy please look away....

I usually don't like writing these types of negative reviews but I felt obliged in this case. I've always avoided creed fragrances until now, mainly for the ridiculous price point and the fact that frankly, aside from GIT nothing in their cache' really appealed to me.

Recently however I received a bottle of aventus from my mother as a christmas gift and was excited to finally own and wear a fragrance from the famed house. After a few days of wear i find it to be uninteresting and frankly, a huge disappointment. Its fresh, smoky, medicinal pineapple top that everyone raves about is ok. The fragrance rests on a musky, slightly woody base that reminds me a bit of platinum egoiste. The problem is the scent become barely noticeable after two hours. For 300 bucks you get two hours. Forgive me but this is unacceptable. Unless bloomingdales sells fakes, I know it's real and have heard others mention similar problems.

Nose fatigue you say? One million, terre d'hermes, dhi, gucci ph 1 and anything by givenchy are all detectable after 8 to10 hours. How could aventus possibly be an eau de parfum? Couple this with a snooty, preposterous marketing campaign and creed's aventus becomes a hard pill to swallow.

This really isn't my thing and I really despise creed. I will wear this because it was a gift of love from my mom who unwittingly drank the creed kool aid. But guys please. If you're going to invest in one of these, smell it first and make sure you like it. Don't go by the sheep on here who claim this to be a "panty droper" just to justify their purchase.

Dec
27
2012
MrSmellGood88
MrSmellGood88

This is simply my biggest compliment getter and one of my longest lasting and projecting scents. I have had more compliments from women on this than I can tell you. My only gripe is this is NOT a great cold weather scent. This really shines during the summer and early fall

Dec
26
2012
deathadder
deathadder

After I got Aventus, the initial two-sprays was , never last and smokey (batch A42B12xxx). The pineapple and blackcurrant can be tasted in your throat.

Then I went for a shower, and spray all over the body 5-7 sprays, and 3-4 sprays on the arm. The pineapple can be felt very striking, rather than smokey. And it does last many hours, 8-10 (until the next day, very close to skin).

Good perfume, slightly overrated but worth the try if you have the extra penny. Projection is very good, and longevity is very good.

8.5/10 imho.

Dec
24
2012
russraff
russraff

Had a sampling of Aventus a day ago. It reminded me of an old fashioned scent, like what my father would wear (I'm 36, so that kinda puts an frame to things) or my grandfather, even. This isn't a bad thing at all as many older scents are classics for a reason - just look at AdP Colonia.
I did like Aventus and I was going to get some but I my mind was searching for something else that I had smelt that evoked similar memories. That scent was Trumpers Eucris. They are in some ways quite different in that Aventus has a strong pineapple base augmented with blackcurrant. Eucris has blackcurrant but this is much stronger than with Aventus - almost like blackcurrants that have been freshly picked along with some leaves. Both have plenty of Oakmoss, too, and its this that I think lends them a similar vibe. After an hour they do begin to converge and smell quite close to one another - super masculine and "dry" perhaps a bit dirty, too with Eucris more spicy than Aventus' mild fruits.

For me they serve the same job: Both can be worn any time, both are quite potent scents and both are classically old fashioned. They are as masculine as they come and are made from very natural smelling products.

Of course the cost is a determining factor and Aventus (or any luxury purchase) simply isn't worth the money unless it hits all of your hot buttons and Aventus did. But so did Eucris. Add to this wildly varying accounts of what Aventus actually smells like and I would stick with Eucris.

The Aventus I smelt, for those obsessed with batches, began with C42b11.

Dec
24
2012
MeterminatorX
MeterminatorX

Got a sample bottle from batch #C42B12E01. I've heard about the "pineapple" and "smokey" batches. My sample smells more like the "smokey" one. I wanna smell the pineapples.

Dec
20
2012
josevancouver
josevancouver

When I first purchased this last year, I liked it but thought it was overrated. Good, but not great. At the time, I had started using the reformulated version of Dior Homme Sport and preferred that fragrance (still love it BTW).

My biggest issue was longevity....I didn't think it lasted more than 5 hours on me. Thought it smelled nice...loved the pineapple and smoky vibe. I ended up wearing Dior Homme Sport a lot more this past summer.

This fall I started wearing it a lot more and realized a few things. Longevity wasn't an issue. When I thought it was 'gone' I could detect it hours later. I also realized one other thing: women love this stuff. My wife kept asking me 'what is that? it's the best fragrance you own'. My hairstylist asked me 'what is that, I need to get it for my boyfriend'. I was in an elevator with a few women and both of them kept looking at me and each other and then smiled and asked me 'what fragrance are you wearing? It smells amazing!'.

Dior Homme Intense and Aventus are my two go-to fragrances now. Love this stuff.

Dec
20
2012
SwagScent
SwagScent

This is a good fragrance that is a bit overrated. A bit overpriced, but if you're a pineapple lover then it would work for you.

Dec
20
2012
Jose Marcos
Jose Marcos

Yes, I do agree with vardavas. One tries to give his/her feelings about a scent not for competition or to put something else down. Just to give an honest opinion and I always know I must try it for myself. I even give a thumb up for reviews I don't agree because the person says "that is not my cup of tea". fair enough. But when someone says something that an important mamber of a serious industry community has released a "crap" peerfum, well it is not the truth. But still, everyone has the right to ... I suppose. TRY it for yourself.

Dec
17
2012
vardavas
vardavas

I think that people that log in here are interested in the honest description of the cologne aforementioned (which is gravely biased to begin with as everyone's taste varies) and not to the comparison against other colognes that are not even similar!! I'm sorry but saying so and so fragrance is better than Aventus is not very helpful. Also if you desperately want to find a "similar" cologne you might but it won't be this one.

Is this overhyped? It is a crowd pleaser, thats what it is. Usually a cologne that becomes viral is due to the fact that it is liked by owners and gets positive reviews by others, it appeals to most noses. Does this mean that you should like it? By all means no. When there is smoke though, there tends to be a fire...so you should try it for yourself. Who cares if its not original, complex enough etc? What if its linear? if you like it thats all that matters. I don't care if Luca Turin says its crapy, he's not going to be smelling it. I (or you) will...
Is this overpriced? Of course it is! But if you like it and can afford it you should buy it.

As for batches lot numbers (mineA42B12F01) etc. I own Aventus, Imperial and Green Irish Tweed. Either I've been extremely lucky or I don't know what. I get amazing longevity and sillage in ALL of them.

Dec
17
2012
storm61
storm61

I honestly can not understand what is all this hype about Aventus? It s ok an ok Creed perfume but nothing more. Creed Millesime Imperial is far superior fragrance than this one. Sorry Aventus was a disappointment for me.

Dec
15
2012
AndrzejK
AndrzejK

Important information on Aventus by Creed:

After a series of consultations and a number of own and professional tests (confirmed by other "experienced noses"), I have to say what appears on many perfume forums and what arises from my experience as a frequent user of Aventus - Creed, unfortunately, has a serious problem with the reproducibility of the perfume of the same name which is unacceptable and frustrating.

Depending on the batch or year of manufacturing the same perfume (Aventus) smells differently - sometimes it's more fruity (as Aventus I bought over a year ago in the spring), at other times more powdery (which I bought in the summer). One bottle had a fatal projection and sillage, another good. It cannot be explained by the fact that these are only natural ingredients (because this is untrue!) and may vary – Aventus fragrance should always smell the same, regardless of the production batch.

Unfortunately, different production batches of Aventus vary in terms of scent and longevity so you have to test carefully: sometimes it is more fruity (pineapple, blackcurrant and apple) as in the first batches and sometimes more powdery, smoky, leathery and mossy. Longevity and sillage are also different - the first batches were much better.

Unfortunately, the result is that in every purchase I cannot be sure whether Creed will be able to produce a batch of perfume as it should be. What surprises me even more is that even popular mainstream brands or other niche perfume houses do not have a problem with repetition of the same smell – in case of Creed Aventus unfortunately you never know what the next bottle will bring (good or bad projection, a little different smell that you have experienced before: sweeter with strongly noticable note of pineapple or smoky as it is in recent batches).

With this approach, Creed will probably lose some of its customers. Nobody wants to buy the well-known and used perfume, which can each time (depending on the batch or production year) smell a bit differently, have significant differences in longevity.

I'm losing my confidence in Creed due to considerable uncertainty as to the final result which I am paying for, especially in case of quite expensive Creed perfume that is supposed to be produced by “one of the most luxurious perfume houses” - but it is not. It is just one of mainstream brands sold in niche prices, but in quality much worse than its many other maintream competitors.

Who wants to buy perfume as in lottery? - not being sure whether the batch is OK or not? Unacceptable.

Creed definitely has still much work to do and learn from other perfume houses also using mostly natural ingredients and from other mainstream producers (in fact, as such I consider Creed fragrances). Thumbs totally down to Creed. And shame.

Dec
13
2012
Screech-powers
Screech-powers

This is fantastic! Best juice ever. It's my fave by miles. Smells greaT at the start and the dry down.... Superb. Great longevity and amazing silage. I wear purely for my own enjoyment...... But be prepared for compliments galore!!! Amazing amazing amazing. Fantastic. Buy it you won't regret it. FACT!!!

Dec
12
2012
nszlufik
nszlufik

Tried this at Saks and loved it. The smell of it on paper and the subsequent drydown really got me. I could not wait to get myself a bottl until I got a batch that smelled awful and made me wonder what it was that made me like it so much. Synthetic screaming pineapples followed by a wet ashtray/ acrid/burned rubber smell is what I got from my bottle. The sample I smelled was very strong and then slowly evolved into something pleasant but in my bottle the only thing pleasant (sortof) was the blast of pineapple until the wet ash smell came in. I reallly love this fragrance so I will wait to see if it is the so-called batch problem. Im pretty sure this stuff was amazing the first few times i spritzed it on me so Ill wait to give it another chance. If it is a batch problem and I can get back to the Aventus I tried before then this is undoubtedly the best masculine fragrance. It balances sweetness, fruit, and this indescribably unique darkness. I guess if i get a sample that i like from Saks or Niemans I will get that same batch. Frankly its ridiculous how inconsistent this juice can be, especially when its so expensive.

Dec
10
2012
jacobbonilla
jacobbonilla

I received a sample of this, and WOW!!! I think this is what's in the bottle on the movie "Perfume"... He opens the bottle and everyone within a mile from him drops to their knees in AH!

Dec
06
2012
sammy23
sammy23

Esse é impressionante, muito, mas muito bom mesmo. Elegante e masculino. Perfeito pra quem busca elegancia, autenticidade. Me surpreendeu pela qualidade, acho incrivel mesmo. O melhor perfume masculino que já experimentei.

Dec
03
2012
BlacksheepNZ
BlacksheepNZ

It's nice, but WAAAAYYYY overhyped by the Creed fanboys on here. I guess it's a way for them to justify the ridiculous amount of money they spent on one fragrance

Dec
03
2012
malanko
malanko

Blind bought it because of all the good reviews and found it too overhyped. It's not bad but not that good either.

Dec
01
2012
obaidulrahman
obaidulrahman

@aucffan
How many sprays n where ?

Nov
29
2012
LinkinPark
LinkinPark

Aventus is the Alpha male of the fragrance world! It deserves the the hype and praise it receives for good reason. It has single handedly replaced every other fragrance in my collection and will be my signature scent forever!
Masculinity
Exudes confidence
Unique
Evokes scent memories
Sexy
Women adore it!
If you need a visual interpretation of this fragrance I would say it is Leonitus from the movie "300"..
Scent- 10
Projection-10
Sillage-10
Versatility-10

Nov
29
2012
lovehidemelody
lovehidemelody

Didn't believe in the hype, bought a decant blindly. When I sprayed it on, the opening was the BEST SMELL ever. I thought it would be a very yucky pineapple, if you know what I mean... the teenage girl fruity smell crap. BUT NO. This made me think twice about pineapple. ITS THE BOMB. my only complaint is that its longevity isn't good.

Nov
25
2012
aucffan1
aucffan1

Just when I feel like this doesn't project well the following happens.. I got a compliment 5 hours after applying it from a Stewardess on a flight to Nashville, Tn..

Then on my way home I was at the Starbucks in BNA and 2 hours after applying Aventus one of the young ladies working there said, "Sir, excuse me but you smell so good.. What cologne is that??""

Made me feel it was worth every penny.. 2 compliments and queries in 2 days..

It makes me feel like I am wearing a fine tweed suit when I wear Aventus..

Nov
25
2012
IronMike
IronMike

Very intense - - - A truly masculine, strong and fierce scent. Be prepared for compliments, comments and questions!

Nov
10
2012
DJM
DJM

Maybe I am in the minority here, but everyone is entitled to their own opinion. I think this is an o.k fraagrance, but as stated before, I personally do not think it is worth all of the hype and praises that it receives. While it does project amazingly, on me, it does not seem to last very long and the smell is just plain boring after awhile. I tend to think one of its huge selling points is that I can honestly say nothing else out there smells like this. For this reason alone, I would say it is definitely unique, and may be one of the reasons why everyone loves this so much. Many do like this, but I think one of the only reasons it gets a lot of attention and compliments is because this scent is not your typical "Macys" or Sephora scent, so I think compliments are received because it is so different. I do have the good batch after reading many pointers on what to look for, so I did my research on it before I purchased it. Would I buy a full bottle of this? Definitely not. There are many other fragrances and ones that I have received many more compliments on while wearing them compared to this. It's not a bad scent, if you don't mind walking around smelling like the produce dept at a local grocery store. Very linear scent. What you smell in the beginning, is what you get in the dry down period.

This should be called La Essence of Dole as this is all I get out of this fragrance, and not much else.

A nice scent to me, but that is about all. Somewhat classy, I will give it that, but not the best scent my nose has ever come in contact with.

I consider this to be strictly a "Bandwagon" fragrance

Nov
10
2012
skal1971
skal1971

My most complimented fragrance ever!

The smell evolves and last 12 hours.

At the very beginning the pineapple note puzzled me, but after a few days I discovered the uniqueness of this fragrance...

Best Creed I've smelled in my life, less fruity than GIT, more sexy than SMW.

Can't wait to get the shower stuff!

Nov
10
2012
vadim
vadim

this perfume is my favorite at this moment. I like the woody accent and the opening which is very fresh. I don't know why is it so expensive? For 125ml bottle I have to pay 190 british pounds

Nov
06
2012
NaughtyProf
NaughtyProf

YES! This is it for me, one of the BEST i have ever smelled and now my collection is over 200 bottles... There is something so stunningly unique about this fragrance and I honestly don't recall smelling ANYTHING like this in the past... "Wow" is all I can say... The apples, the pineapple- it's a strange Gourmand, but so tantalizing to the senses......! Napoleon woulda REALLY loved this stuff.... For me: I rank my Creed scents this way:

1. Creed Aventus
2. Creed Neroli Sauvage
3. Creed Gren Irish Tweed
4. Creed Himalaya
5. Creed Original Santal

Nov
03
2012
pure_dreamer
pure_dreamer

Dam this stuff is pretty amazing!

Best niche fragrances in no order

MI
GIT
Aventus
Ambre Narguile

Nov
01
2012
GMK
GMK

I have never been a fan of Creed because i prefer complexity, harmony in notes and innovation over merely natural ingredients.

But this time i am compelled to praise this gem. Creed Aventus is an awesome release due to its versatility, originality and unpredictable blending of notes, wow, people focus on the fruity (creamy) top notes but the musky /mossy dry down is mesmerizing. An Year round fragrance which is not season/occasion confined. A piece of art i would say.

BELIEVE THE HYPE.

9.5/10

Oct
29
2012
mathieuq613
mathieuq613

AWSOME FRAGRANCE VERRY SOPHISTICATED BUT YOU HAVE TO HAD THE RIGHT BATX Z01 OR NO1 OR XO2!!!

Oct
28
2012
tobbe.sjodin
tobbe.sjodin

People complain about longevity...just got back from work...I sprayed this 2 sprays today at 5 am......
just got home at 15...and I can still smell it! and it projects very good too!
10 hours now and I can easy still smell it! I just love this juice, I think I will sell all my other perfumes just to buy more of this versitale juice!
I feel so good with this on my skin! :) no other perfume has given me the same feeling like this one!
People on basenotes.....no comments ;)
I never look at reviews there...I have done many blind bougths from this site and never got dissapointed!
Easy 10/10 for me =D so elegant, so sexy, so unique, and yes It's very expensive, but I think it is worth it to "not smell like everybody else"

Oct
26
2012
moghul
moghul

I agree to possum pie's review. The thing with creed is because of the over hyped celebrity status bestowed on these perfumes, even if the perfume is either ordinary or obnoxious people cannot refrain from praising it.
Ah and to talk of that snob site called basenotes.
that is a site where it is considered very knowledgeable to bash perfumes from lesser known houses, and heap praises on the famous iconic perfumes.
I for one prefer this website for perfume reviews rather than basenotes.
Coming back to creed always wondered the reason for their high prices. I mean even other perfume houses use top of the line natural ingredients but creed is way over priced. Maybe because celebrities and statesmen all over the world has patronised these fragrances, it by default considered very stylish fashionable to praise creed.

Oct
26
2012
RogerJr17
RogerJr17

I read the reviews on Aventus various sites and for the most part they were positive. I already owned one Creed (Himalaya) and had briefly smelled Aventus prior to purchasing it. Himalaya was so well done that I decided it was time to add another Creed. Even now as I smell it some 10 hours later, I realize I made the right call.

Aventus is definitely well done. My batch was Z01. The apple & pineapple opening took my breath away. BE WARNED! This stuff IS potent. One spray is all I used and it was enough. Within the first hour, I had 5 compliments. Blew me away.

The dry down is a work of art. I can still catch the smokiness, but it is faint. My friends smelled it and were like wow. They repeated this one word for about 10 minutes and kept sniffing me. I think this Creed is a work of art you guys. I won't be wearing it every day for the fact it's not cheap. Would I recommend it? Yeah!! Smell before you buy of course because what is appealing to me, may not be to someone else.

Another job well done Mr. Creed!

Overall - 9/10

Oct
23
2012
camposg
camposg

After much wearing i have realized what this smells like. A younger take, fresher take on "azzaro-pour homme"

Oct
22
2012
tobbe.sjodin
tobbe.sjodin

magicnose: Damn! Your staff are crazy man!
3 sprays is to much! 2 sprays of this monster is enough, believe me!
I dont think this is a scent only for special ocasions. IMO I think this is a workscent too..
I cant understand who somebody can dont like this smell, I just cant believe.....it's a masterpiece!
I got the Z01 batch which is more pineapple!

Oct
18
2012
magicnose
magicnose

Here's another Aventus anecdote to the add to the growing collection among the community. I came into the office today and before putting on my shirt and tie gave it three blasts of Aventus - one on each forearm and one to the chest. After a few hours I noticed some "in joke" among my (female) staff who were smiling at each other when I passed. After a few hours my senior staff, Kathy, approached me with a cheeky smile and, contrary to my expectations, confessed "Can you take the pineapple home, please, none of us like it. It's so strong!". I must have looked crestfallen. Oh no. Not after all the money I spent, and what about "the ladies love Aventus"? To add insult to injury, all this time I had gone anosmic, hankering for just a waft of that smoke and pineapple, and my staff had been choking on it!

I'm laughing about it now, of course (and so are my staff), and maybe Aventus really isn't a good choice for an office environment. I am a bit miffed that Aventus can often deny the wearer the pleasure of the scent but be delighting everyone all around. I term this SBM (Stealth Beast Mode), and especially when it's so expensive it can be annoying.

Update: This is, I'm sad to say, a novelty fragrance. Not what I'm looking for, and not up to Creed's normal high standard. Sold my bottle.

Oct
17
2012
tobbe.sjodin
tobbe.sjodin

How do I know which batch I get if I buy this? I want the pineapple one not the smokey, please anyone PM me! :)

Oct
14
2012
jerseyjoe1981
jerseyjoe1981

the reason this fragrance keeps jumping higher and higher in price (almost 400 dollars) is because everyone has hyped it like crazy. more people are buying it and creed takes this for granted.

THIS IS NOW CALLED ACQUA DI AVENTUS

COOL AVENTUS

DRAKKAVENTUS

CURVENTUS

this no longer whispers secret, it now whispers ..... well teenage kids


yawnnnnn thank you sir can i have another


NEXT and this time keep quiet for christ sake

Oct
08
2012
marcusman
marcusman

The new GIT for the 21st century! A fragrance masterpiece! Believe the hype! This cologne has it all: unique, versatile, compliment getter...on to the notes...

Top: a gorgeous blend of apple and pineapple...lasts for about 30 minutes. I don't get any bergamot or black current.

Middle notes: primarily white birch with hints of rose/patchouli. And when I say hints I mean hints...very faint...you have to try to pick up these notes to detect them. The birch in this fragrance is what makes this solidly a masculine fragrance and why mant detect "leather." the middle lasts about 2 hours.

Base: the fragrance ends with a soft vanilla and ambergris dry down. The vanilla in this is so enjoyable and what a nice finish...the base lasts about 2 hours...

Throughout the whole dry down you will pick up hints of apple, pineapple, rose, patchouli...beautiful...very few masculines can accomplish what Aventus does...there will not be another fragrance like this for another couple of decades...wow...

Oct
07
2012
Biliana
Biliana

For the record, BEST MALE FRAGRANCE EVER CREATED.

Oct
05
2012
Darko_sk
Darko_sk

OMFG Aventus! Believe the hype! Yesterday i bought and smell it for the first time. Today was my first full wearing and 3 compliments already! King Aventus! Batch number: C42B12C01.

My only complaint is that they were selling only the 75 ml bottle. :(

Oct
05
2012
sniffmaster
sniffmaster

LISTEN TO ME PEOPLE: Just because it's expensive people automatically think it's exceptional?

For example Azzaro Chrome beats Aventus for me any time and for the portion of the price.

Women love Aventus: So they do for 100s of other fragrances out there and for the portion of the price.

Oct
01
2012
Possum-Pie
Possum-Pie

Creed...poor longevity poor sillage, and a religious following that spend countless hours debating the different BATCH NUMBERS of Aventus. Come on, if you can't purchase this frag. without researching which batch you are getting, that is poor quality control. The samples I have tried DID vary greatly. The first smelled like pineapple juice mixed with an ashtray. the wet ashes smell is awful. The next batch had little pineapple and more cigarette butt smell. Overpriced and a status symbol. If you want to look cool and hip on Basenotes, buy this.

Sep
29
2012
spirit966
spirit966

totally +1 on grampz's review.

Also the woody powerdery combo during the mid reminds me a little of Chanel Allure Homme Sport

Sep
27
2012
samatl74
samatl74

This is a really great frag. This is a fragrance you HAVE TO WEAR CORRECTLY guys. I have been all over the INTERNET looking for how to wear this fragrance to get the best results for both YOU and the people around you. There are SOOO many opinions on this I actually contacted the creed boutique and even though it is an opinion, it is THEIR opinion. Erwin Creed said TWO sprays on the wrist if YOU want to enjoy it, OR (NOT AND!) two sprays on the back of the neck for OTHERS to enjoy. People talk about how this scent fades quickly. Guys, let me tell you, THIS FRAG DOES NOT FADE QUICKLY. Your BRAIN just shuts off the smell for your benefit. If you keep spraying this stuff you will offend others around you and you will be "that guy." DO NOT GO MORE THAN 3 sprays with this stuff!!!; and if you DO go 3 make sure the 3rd is under your clothes...as in under your shirt. This is a frag that You wear and not the other way around. If somebody says "hey man you smell like Aventus" that is NOT a compliment and you have warn toooo much. The reviewers on YouTube on this fragrance really need to do more research on how to wear a frag and should quit acting like experts. It's not just about personal opinion but for the sake of others. Less is more with this frag. I wore 3 sprays on the skin at a restaurant and it offended a couple behind me to the point that they made a comment to the waitress. Trust me....If YOU can't smell it DOES NOT MEAN others cant!!! You have been warned. NOSE FATIGUE will set in with this fragrance, so you amateurs that say "I can't smell it after 2 hours" trust me others can!

Also, I have smelled both batches, BOTH are Aventus. There is really no such thing as a BETTER batch. These are made with ingredients of natural oils, there may be some differences because no two pieces of art are alike. If you wear the 03, 02, or the 01 ITS ALL AVENTUS. People really if you complain about the batch code on a creed fragrance you may want to go with something like an "aqua de Geo" or a "cool water" those are probably more up your ally. You will get complimented on both and both smell uniquely great! There are also variations and other creed frags that you never hear any complaints about. Let the creeds be for the refined and confident and not for the cry baby's who don't understand that quality comes in many different shades. Aventus is Aventus.

Sep
25
2012
Krickard
Krickard

Sweet pencil shavings. A very pleasant and warm scent. Stupid expensive, like all Creeds. But... Hey... if I'm willing to fork over $200.00+ for SMW, I won't criticize anyone for spending the same or more on this.

Sep
25
2012
nemesis76
nemesis76

My first review of any fragrance will be on one of my favorites...Creed Aventus! I will not bother to break down the science of this masterpiece since its already been done relentlessly on this site. Yes the scent is not for everybody and the price will be steep for some but lets be honest guys what we really want to know is will this impress the ladies? Oh yes!

My first impressions of Aventus was a sweet citrus flavor with a dash of fancy Cuban cigar. Its sexy, elegant, and dirty in a positive kind of way. I have a friend who swore her boyfriends cologne was the best (don't know what it was) and one day she smelled me wearing Aventus and said "Oh my God that smells so goooood what is that?" I said its called Man Secret haha! I just get a kick out of getting compliments on a scent not many are familiar with. It will last long and change scent as it goes which is where I think the high price pays off! You can spray this on yourself for any occasion but personally I will only wear this on special occasions and first dates.

So if you are willing to pay a high price for a unique fragrance I do recommend Aventus. And if you get access to a sample please take advantage of it before you buy. The fact people talk about Aventus so much (even the haters) shows you got something special here.

10 out of 10

Sep
24
2012
adam.faulkner
adam.faulkner

I gave this a try today and while it has a really pleasant fruity smell with an Spring/Autumn feel to it. The longevity was seriously lacking after 4 hours gone and I expected much better from Creed to make sure longevity is a priority

6/10

Update June 2013

Since my initial review, much has been noted about the different batches having inconsistent longevity and luckily I managed to try another sample that had much better longevity lasting 10 hours so I will give this 9.5/10.

Sep
22
2012
grampz
grampz

Okay, so somebody has probably said this before but incase anyone missed ill write it here: Take all the fresh fruit from this concotion and stick it on a skewer, throw it on the grill and smoke it with wood chips, BOOM Creed Aventus! Ok, not exactly, but with such a vibrant fresh opening, you get that strong ripe pineapple/apple opening its delicious and then soon enough it gets smokey/woodsy leaving you with just the after taste of the pineapple and then it becomes more of a musky/ambergris close to the skin scent. When i first got this, major olfactory fatigue, after using this scent for sometime I was able to tolerate it better and pick up on it even after hours of application. This is not my number 1 scent but its my number 1 compliment getter. Theres a difference between oh you smell good AND wow you really smell good what is that? I have owned the z01 batch and currently got the n01 batch, both are solid and long lasting. I get 8-10 hours with this which is nice, sillage is excellent, this scent does wonders for me in that category, longevity, scent, everything else is really good. I give it an overall 9/0, I enjoy it alot and thats all that matters. It does cost someserious cash so look into some legit discount retailers (scentedmonkey is good) or find someone who is hosting a split on here or basenotes. I dont want to over hype this, its not for everyone of course, so try before you buy, if you like rich, earthy and fruity fragrances (very mascline for a fruit based fragrance i must say)then Aventus maybe on your list

Sep
19
2012
burgundyaltima
burgundyaltima

BELIEVE THE HYPE!...The first time i tried Creed Aventus was at Saks Fifth Ave..i hated it! it was too smokey like something your grandpa would wear..no fruit or anything just SMOKE..i didn't understand why there was so much talk about this...but that was until i received the X02 batch!!!.. Ahh haa!.finally this is the sexy masculine pineapple smell everyone talking about.. definitely believe the hype on this one ... i don't know about any other batch variations ...but if you plan on buying Aventus..make sure you get the X02 batch the fruit pineapple mix with the smoke last a long time. and brace yourself for compliments..if you have the financial means this would make an excellent signature scent..this juice is amazingg!!

Sep
18
2012
bigjakeriz
bigjakeriz

The nearest neiman marcus is about 20 miles. Whenever im in the area, I always walk in and smell the creeds. And aventus was always the one i liked the most. I love this stuff and i Just recently got a full bottle. This is the best fruity, smoky masculine scent ive ever smelled. And it almost never goes without a "Dude, You smell really good." If i was forced to just wear one fragrance in the summer and spring. It would be this one hands down. Love it. I am very stingey when i wear this stuff. I want to have it for a while. Some creed frags arent worth full price. But i deffinately think this one is worth it.

Sep
11
2012
henriluc.riz
henriluc.riz

Aventus and Green Irish Tweed..when I want to impress. I have a simple rule: "Is it worth it?"...YES.

Sep
10
2012
Go4broke
Go4broke

I won't repeat what others have said about the pineapple top and the smoky drydown, you've heard it all before. What I look for most in a frag is how it makes me feel. I was trying out a few creeds as I has heard how fresh they smell. I tried GIT first and to be honest, it didn't overwhelm me. The mint was too harsh. Royal Oud was too weak, and Original Santal smelled like Joop!. Then I tried Aventus and it was unlike anything I had ever experienced. It smelled bright and fresh without being too sharp, with a smooth, gradual drydown which radiated importance and sophistication, and made me feel rich and sexy. I had to have it, so I purchased a 75ml bottle (2.5fl oz.). I wore it to a party a week later and received 3 compliments within the first half hour. This stuff demands attention and projects awesomely. Longevity on my skin was around 5 hrs. A truly superb fragrance and a permanent addition to my shelf.

Sep
10
2012
essa asere
essa asere

من أروع ماقتنيت جمييييل بمعنى الكلمة ...

Sep
07
2012
Lerior
Lerior

Ok, when I first sniffed Aventus I was pretty much like "It smells ok". I forgot about Aventus completely and never gave it any other chance.

Few days ago, I just tried my sample again and boooy, it was so different and absolutely Gorgeous! A very smoky pineapple. There is nothing sweet about this one at all. All I got is burnt-smoky fruit which is fantastic.

9 out of 10

Sep
07
2012
gregmech26
gregmech26

A42B11Z01 and A42B11X02 are the best batches.
Z01 is a little sweeter, and X02 last a little longer.

Sep
04
2012
camposg
camposg

-For someone 30 and up
-very very masculine and mature but with a youthful kicker
-pineapple and black currant is all i get, more black currant
-projects confidence like a beast
-fresh smelling
-projects strength like a beast
-attention grabber, demands compliments
-surprisingly very natural smelling

Overall i say this is a must try/buy. One of the few cologne for men you will ever need. Will be with me forever. Very happy. Cologne on a whole other level. This is what niche is all about

Aug
19
2012
weather86
weather86

About a month ago, I decided to add Creed Aventus to my collection. I have really enjoyed Millesime Imperial and Original Santal, so I decided to give Aventus a go since it’s received so much praise. Let me tell you, the hype is real. This is hands down, THE most complimented cologne I ever worn. I have tried a few batches in decants (S42B12A01) and (C42B11Z01), and got my hands on a 4oz bottle off of amazon for a good price. Not only was the bottle I received real…but it was the best smelling batch I’ve yet to lay my nose on (S42B12C01). Let me just give you one instance where this cologne impressed the hell out of me. I went to a bar last night to meet a girl I know, and her friend. Her friend (who I don’t even know) immediately told me that I smelled REALLY good! She turned to the guy she was with and said “you don’t smell bad, but you need to smell like him”. I was laughing inside, knowing how much positive feedback I had already received from this cologne. Well both girls repeatedly told me how great I smelled, and were literally sniffing my neck at a few points in the night (making a bunch of guys in the bar jealous). I got a text from the girl I knew the next day, saying she could still smell my cologne. Nuff said! If you’re hesitant to get this, get a small decant and get your nose on it. The first time I wore this, I thought it smelled weird. This is because it smelled like nothing I’ve ever smelled, or used prior. I received multiple compliments in that first wearing, and I was sold. I have had the privilege of owning a couple creeds now, and I can honestly say this one is THE best, and a beast in the longevity/projection department. Guys, if you wear cologne for the ladies like I do, get this scent! You will not regret it!

Aug
18
2012
Petrichor
Petrichor

I think it's sad how many people are more concerned about the hype than how Aventus actually smells. You can't wear hype, so who cares.

I think Aventus smells fantastic. It has a rich pineapple vibe with smokey undertones. It manages to smell youthful while still being a fragrance for a man not a child. It isn't too heavy for summer. In fact, the pineapple practically smells like summer. But it's not too light for fall and spring.

My favorite thing about Aventus is when I wear it again after not wearing it for a while. I'll put it away in the winter and look forward to rediscovering it on a sunny spring day.

Is it worth the price? Only you can decide what's worth your money. I decided Aventus was worth my cash and I enjoy it very much.

I'd rate Aventus a 9.5 out of 10. There's no such thing as perfect, but for me, this one comes close.

Aug
17
2012
ckman2011
ckman2011

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بلا وصف وبلا كلام كثير
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اشتريه وانت مطمأن

Aug
07
2012
noirdrakkar
noirdrakkar

For those of you who have been on Basenotes, you understand the insane amount of hype this has been getting. For the past few months, it has been in a lot of top 10 lists, the center of a lot of topics, and in nearly every topic asking for suggestions, someone is going to mention Aventus. I've never seen this much hype in a fragrance before, ever. Aventus has the reputation on Basenotes as the #1 fragrance.

The question: Does Aventus live up to the high standards set for it?

I caved into all of the hype and bought a decant of Aventus (c42b11z01). I tried it on for a few days and for those who haven't tried it, I will explain the best I can what it is like to help you decide whether this is worth trying or buying.

Creed's most popular scents Millesime Imperial, Silver Mountain Water and Green Irish Tweed are known to be fresh and more subtle scents. For that reason, I was expecting this to be a light scent as well. However, Aventus is far from it. It is the polar opposite. This is not unisex. This is masculine, to the fullest extent of the word. Aventus is a powerhouse, projecting much much stronger. If it were sold in a generic bottle, I would not have guessed it was a Creed.

At the beginning, it starts out with a mix of fruits. There is bergamot and apples, which are excellent. Mainly, the most noted part about this fragrance is the pineapple. It stands out because not many fragrances use pineapple, especially as one of the main notes. Not only that, but Creed does it exceptionally well. The opening starts a little synthetic and at the literal first second it is really hard to tell what exactly is going on. However, after the first minute, the scent develops into something wonderful. It is a great fruity scent with a lot of darker undercurrents.

However, quickly, within the first hour, that fruity paradise vanishes, replaced with a billowing cloud of smoke. The apple-pineapple opening starts to take a back-seat while the smoky woody incense dominates the fragrance. By the 2nd hour, the scent is mostly just smoke. That wonderful opening is hardly detectable. While fragrances are often criticized for being linear, I think the greater flaw is being inconsistent. I do not see the purpose of having such a remarkable opening for it only to vanish into thin air.

This scent is smoky, like Kouros. While this scent is remarkably different from Kouros, it still has the same idea in mind: a strong powerhouse smoky fragrance, distinct in its uniqueness.

While this is a heavier scent, it works in the heat of summer. Keep in mind that this scent is something will project very well, but it is easily victim of olfactory fatigue. Don't spray too much.

My nose is very insensitive and incapable of picking up subtleties, so I'm probably not the best person to judge a scent even on my own skin. It's really hard on whether I really like it or don't care a lot about it. It is such a complex fragrance with so many subtlties. Each part of my body I spray it on, it smells completely different, but in the end, it all leads to the same path: the smoky birch base notes.

When it comes to compliments, I hear a lot of people have gotten a ton of compliments. I haven't worn it in public much so I can't judge that.

Two things you should keep in mind:
1. There are variations from batch to batch. There are some batches with more pineapple and some batches with more smoke - and I may have the latter. For that reason, make sure you check the batch you are getting before you buy it.
2. We all have different skin chemistry. My skin diffuses a lot of heat, so many fragrances end up heavily distorted

I still have my decant. I'll give it a lot more usage to see if my mind changes. Once the decant is done, I'll decide whether I want a full bottle or not. I'm not sure if I want to buy this (and I'm thankful that I didn't, though I may change my mind). For those wanting to blind buy this, I assume you do the same. Don't sample it on a card and walk away if you don't like it. Don't buy it blindly. Rather, try a decant or split sample of 5-10ml. If you end up liking it, go for the real thing.

This has been strongly hyped. But now as I smell Aventus and think of why, I know the reason. Because it is bold daring and controversial - not because most people love it! Creed's willingness to take a risk and release a scent so different has resulted in people having extreme opinions of it. I'm sure many people on here will say that they didn't like Aventus or it wasn't for them. Safer more versatile scents like Millesime Imperial will have overall MORE PEOPLE approving, but Aventus will have more people who EXTREMELY APPROVE of it.

Aug
07
2012
Czarette
Czarette

If I ever actually smell this on a real live man I will probably drag him into the coat room and throw myself at him. I'm not kidding.

I get apple and pineapple in the opening and the drydown is pure James Bond. Sean Connery Bond. "Anything you want to do to me the answer is yes, Mr. Bond." All men should smell like this. Or at least all heroic ones.

Sadly I have only ever smelled it on my own wrist in a Neiman Marcus. So bummed my DH won't try it.

Aug
05
2012
stayclose
stayclose

I think all the notes came through on this one with jasmine lingering the longest anyway this one gave the feeling of being fresh and dirty. Interesting scent which projects confidence.

Aug
04
2012
babak125
babak125

بکر بودن رایحه:6/10
پخش بو:5/10
دوام:3/10
ارزش نسبت به قیمت:5/10

Jul
30
2012
mandurah2002
mandurah2002

excellent scent, there is not much to add, one of the best with green irish tweed. Creed is one of the best houses, trying Royal oud. Very interesting! Erolfa top 3.

Jul
28
2012
Actionmac
Actionmac

7.16.13: I wanted this at the top of the post... I have had many wearings of Aventus now and can say without a doubt this is a wonderfully blended scent. I have had so many people come to me and ask what it is I'm wearing. One guy early 20s ran after me while I was working (scared the shlt out of me) to ask me about it. It was the many female compliments made about the scent. Came back to me two days later and ask if I knew where he could get it at a cheaper price (like Acqua di Gio cheaper). I work in a casino and come in contact with many people from all walks and only one 23 year old female knew what I was wearing and the cost. Others say "I smelled that before". Yes love this it's amazing and I can now enjoy it whenever I wear it... Young men save your money and purchase a bottle and wear for special occasions it will serve you well. Caveat, I don't think this is a clubbing scent unless you are wearing for your special someone. This will be drowned by the one million wearing One Million. But closer and you stand out with class... Enjoy

I have other creeds and I smell them fine on me, however I could not smell Aventus. Wore it to work and received many compliments, "you smell good". I was even told I wear the scent well and what was it, I want it for my husband by a woman who said the same when I wore Terre d'Hermes... I will put it away for a while then come back to it. Hopefully I can enjoy the scent like everyone around me. Three stars out of five because I couldn't smell it. My nose must be broken because the compliments kept coming for five hours then it must have become a close to the skin because they came after a hug. But man this stuff must smell really good because I had a couple co-works ask me to come near so they could share the scent with someone they told about it.

What a time to have olfactory breakdown. And I purchased at a good price (for a creed).

I spray myself one more time yesterday to try again, and again, nothing. But, when I woke for work I got a whiff of the Aventus coming from my body, and Yeah, hell yeah. I like what I smelled so much, I tried again and I got a whiff a couple times at work. But the air was full of Aventus for all to enjoy. I was told by as many as six (6) women, strangers, that smells nice, or you smell good and a couple of them were with a male partner. Also my co-workers again informed me how much they enjoyed the scent... Well I am putting it away for a week. Going back to my signature scent Terre d'hermes.

From what I smelled when I woke and the couple times at work, I recommend Aventus as a buy 4.5 out of 5 stars. I hope I can enjoy it like I enjoy Original Santal, GIT, MI, Le Labo Bergamote 22, Rose 31, Bond no9 Bleecker Street, and my signature Hermes Terre d'Hermes.

Guys get this one, it's fantastic... for those that need to read it, yeah the women love it. But get it for your enjoyment and wish me luck on Aventus olfactory recovery.

4.12.13: I thought I did an update, well here it is. I can smell this and yes it is fantastic... last 8 plus hours. Compliments still coming. If like me you want something different to set you apart from the rest, you will enjoy this one. It seems with all the rave I would smell this on more people. I am not complaining.because when it becomes to popular I will give it up.

Jul
27
2012
Biliana
Biliana

Best male fragrance EVER.

Jul
23
2012
marmalator
marmalator

As many others more qualified than I have commented, this is a truly extraordinary scent. I put 2-3 sprays on at 8am this morning, and its longevity, projection and sillage is still amazing now at 11pm. Despite a long, tiring day at work, I am still getting these gorgeous, fresh pineapple and blackcurrant wafts. And this is despite having skin-tested two strong (and lovely) fragrances this evening at Selfridges: Tobacco Vanille and Bois Marocain. The Creed just outclasses everything else (even those two top-rate scents). It is powerful without being overbearing; it is fruity and sweet without being sickly; it is classic and classy without being derivative. I can think of no other fragrance quite like this. It is undoubtedly 10/10 for scent, projection, sillage and longevity.

Wearing Aventus makes me feel elegant and aristocratic. It is probably better on a slightly more mature man, though I think a very stylish and self-assured guy in his twenties could pull it off after the violet hour. It does strike me as very versatile though: day, night, summer, winter. It is also very natural smelling. There is nothing synthetic about this gem of a perfume.

For balance, the bottle is poorly designed for a top-end product, with a slightly naff faux-leather sticky label which makes it look and feel like a cheap hip-flask; and of course the price is absurd: £90 for 30ml; £150 for 75ml. Having said that—and I can't believe I'm about to say this—I don't think it's bad value for money because you can use it so sparingly to such great effect. And nobody else will be wearing it (unless you're in Monte Carlo or Capri). My only regret is that Creed's Royal Oud doesn't have the same staying power, projection and purchase options as Aventus because, at least to my nose, that one is even classier!

Jul
19
2012
akur79
akur79

One of my favourite parfum. Executive class. The problem is only the price.
For me, just 2-3 sprays of Aventus to stay in whole day

Jul
18
2012
wchickillo
wchickillo

Aventus is undoubtedly one of my favorite fragrances I own. It comes out with a heavy fruit smell unlike any other fruity top I have smelled. It's not "too fruity" if you will. It's more of a masculine, leathery fruit scent. It dries down to a woody,smoky middle. It stays at this for hours which is wonderful and very unique. Aventus is absolutely addicting. You get a whiff of it and are left wanting another sniff. This is absolutely one of the best fragrances I've ever smelt.

Jul
13
2012
zaahid
zaahid

It is absolute Class......

Jul
09
2012
Pegasus
Pegasus

I'm gonna echo the good things others have said about Aventus.

It's magnificent, unique, masculine, extremely elegent and highly versatile fragrance that makes wearing it a very joyful experience, it has perfect sillage and superb longevity, well, at least with the batch I have it lasts 12+ hours on my skin.

Needless to say, I have gotten more compliments wearing Aventus than I have from any other fragrance. Creed has obviously done an incredible job with Aventus, my only pet peeve is the batch variations, I just hope that they start producing batches with consistency.

I love Aventus!

9/10

Jul
07
2012
bersd78
bersd78

My cousin insisted I give this fragrance another try after my initial lackluster impression of it, and I'm so pleased that I did. If I simply wore fragrances for complements then that alone would have made this a must have, due to the fact that the ladies love this stuff! However, for me to make a full bottle purchase I need to be wowed and at first I wasn't. But, after wearing this for a full day and experiencing the full gammet of this fragrace and it's composition I can honestly say I will have this fragrance in my collection as long as it stays in production! Magnifico!

Jul
04
2012
chrismriley@hotmail.com
chrismriley@hotmail.com

A stunning opening of true quality, which gives the wearer a feeling of something special...

I applied 6 heavy sprays

0 - 2 Hours. 1 foot projection. There is clear pineapple which has had the acid removed and replaced with a chic, sexy manly twist. This is premium quality and you can see why it costs so much. I was fixed on this frag, which would be great for summer evenings and a frag you would want to show of to others...!

2 hours - 4 hours - 7 inch projection. The beginning of smokiness

4-6 hours - 2 inch projection tops but intermittently you get a waft which is much more spreading. Some smoky-ash comes in and the scent is not as good as the start, but still good

6-9 hours. Close to skin, smokey, leathery with a distant pineapple

One of the greatest openings, unfortunately it fades quite quickly. I find this frag projects more when near moisture, which seems to bring it back to life

I had tried this before and it was nothing like this time but I could not spend so much money though on this as why bring in the smokiness and why not project for longer? A pineapple frag, with a chic, sexy manly twist could have remained linear throughout and project for longer- blunder by Creed IMHO.

Jul
01
2012
Zenith
Zenith

What the....

This fragrance is fantastic, original and very very nice, but seems to behave in very odd ways. Opening nice and fruity but not sweet, and smells like metal. I have no idea where that comes from in the notes, although I have heard ambergris can have that quality.

Fruit goes away then smoke grows and becomes prominent, changing the scent entirely, leaving a very classy aroma. Nothing I have tried is remotely similar.

It does seem a little inconsistent however, I originally thought it had gone after about three hours, only to hours later keep getting wafts of it. If you can afford it try it.

Jun
28
2012
Nordic_Saab95
Nordic_Saab95

This is the only scent that goes on when I'm wearing a suit, tux, or dressed to impress. Nothing else will do. Last trip to Vegas... Aventus. New Years in the Caribean... Aventus. My wedding in Rivera Maya, October 2012... No doubt. Aventus.
It's THAT kind of scent. You propose to your girlfriend wearing this. You meet the president wearing this. You're in VIP with a bunch of stars, athletes, and musicians... You wear this.
I've made my point. Worth every red cent.

Jun
25
2012
phoiai
phoiai

Al Pacino would wear it.I love him.
Its Posh and Sexy.

If u r well dressed this perfume will add more to your looks.

Jun
22
2012
Fragrantly Brickell
Fragrantly Brickell

This is the kind of fragrance that you spray on even if you have no where to go and no where to be. You want to spray it on, pour yourself a glass of wine and gaze out the window as you contemplate the complexity of this refined and luxurious scent. Immediately after this fragrance touches your skin you will experience the sultry and tropical essence of a freshly cut royal pineapple. The scent is born on your skin, lives in your nostrils and eventually will live out a sensual existence in your afterthoughts.

Creed's Aventus is not a fragrance to be taken lightly. It's not a fragrances for the unwashed masses. This is an intricate fragrance that you share only with those that have spent time learning to appreciate the complexities and nuances of things less ordinary. Once the royal pineapple simmers on your skin for a while, the body of the fragrance emerges. You are greeted with a wooden scent that transports you to a wooded forrest that hasn't seen the perils of an ax or the toxicity of an engine's exhaust pipe. To fully enjoy this fragrance, I would pair it with a glass of Chteau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac - the black currant in both the wine and the fragrance would turn your evening into a masterful symphony of both taste and smell.

To smell this fragrance once, is to sell yourself short. Ask for a sample, use 3-4 sprays and examine the essence of the fragrance. After your second try you will be hooked.

Jun
20
2012
silentrich
silentrich

Don't listen to all the BS about cheap fragrances, or any other fragrance for that matter, even coming close to what this smells like. Delicious and masculine at the same time. It's also a fragrance that really grows on you. After wearing this in 2010 and now in 2012 there are some batch differences, but 2010 is when they really had some issues. 2011 batches are fine. Besides some minor annoyances with these issues and the price, there's nothing not to like. Fantastic fragrance and one of Creeds finest.

Jun
19
2012
iamfrdz
iamfrdz

Creed Aventus is probably one of the most hyped fragrances currently in the niche market and for good reasons. It opens up with a sparkling pineapple and apple which slowly brings to the birch and finally with the oak moss/ambergris drydown. Whenever I wear this, I feel that, in a way, a certain level of sophistication surrounds me. This fragrance WILL get you notice and that's why wearing more than 4 sprays is highly not advisable. A compliment getter for sure and guys, if you have not tried this yet, please do so.

Sillage - A
Longevity - A+ (I managed to get 12 hours on this)
Worth the $ - C- (As usual, Creeds are always ex. Try to get splits)
Overall smell - A+

Jun
18
2012
samihardanian
samihardanian

You can take Forever by Moschino with only 50$. Have the same smell.

Jun
16
2012
al1nonly
al1nonly

Blind buy and love it. This liquid gold is amazing. Smells so manly i can't wait to start wearing this. Bought a 2.5 bottle i already can tell it won't last long. Next.

Jun
13
2012
Nichehead
Nichehead

One word to describe this fragrance is versatile. You can wear this any season and any occasion. The smokey pineapple is unlike anything I have smelled before. I live in New England and I love wearing this during the fall when you smell that crisp air. The smokiness of this fragrance during the fall is something you must experience. Aventus turns heads and you feel like a million bucks while wearing it. This is a modern classic from the Creed house and to me it's worth the money. Another well done unique scent from Creed! Try before you buy!

Jun
12
2012
marioslg3
marioslg3

guys, let's be serious...there are no identical perfumes...there are perfumes that have similarities, but no identicals...details make perfection but perfection is not a detail said Da Vinci....This is not compared to any of those that some friends said that smells the same...no, they have some similarities but on the same time, a lot of differences. If you buy this, you will understand...you have to buy it and wear it for a cable of times....trust me! Everybody comments this pefume as you pass...Magnificent!
And especially with Joop and Vision, no comparison or silimarity at the extend it is said...no, only 10-20% no more....I bet!!

Jun
07
2012
Florestan
Florestan

Decent smell, it gives me a vibe similar to Hermes un jardin sur le Nil...although Un Jardin is more green, bright and slightly watery.
Projection is better on Hermes's, Aventus is more dark and, somehow, more elegant/mature.
nothing groundbreaking, pretty unique in his own gender, still...I still have to find a reason why so many people go crazy about Creed fragrances...some of them are excellent on the paper...and very poor on the skin (e.g. Imperial Millesime...), the price tag, the fact that almost EVERY SINGLE TIME the opening of their fragrances are amazing and the drydown - which is usually very quick to come - is just average...not to say mediocre, very often...makes me think - but I'm not the only one - that many people falls into a mass psycho illusion...

Jun
05
2012
meshary007
meshary007

Creed Aventus ... Win The War

Many perfumes shear some of the main ingredient but not necessary should be the same smell .
that's the case here .

ok this one opens fresh Pineapple Red Apple then
After a short time the heart and the base starts to rise up and the Pineapple hide in the background
and you will hit Birch smells like dark wood & leather
here where is this perfume get it's charisma and character and rise above all others .
the after all smell dark wood leather and Pineapple with a hit of Creed !

scent 10/10

Creed Aventus ... Rise Above All

Jun
01
2012
Dougczar
Dougczar

I love this stuff. Surprisingly, my wife loves this stuff even more than I do. This didn't strike me as a scent that women would be drawn to, but I have found out that they are - quite a bit.

This has been described as smelling like money (bills) or freshly printed newspaper. I completely agree. I think it is the way the pineapple plays with the birch notes. It doesn't seem like that would be very captivating, but it sure works.

Every time I wear this, I love it more than the last time. This is unique, distinctive, and can be worn by almost any age group, any time - day or night, year round.

I know Creed fragrances can be hit or miss based on the batch, but the 2012 batch I just received from the Creed Boutique smells perfect and has great longevity! Expensive, but worth it.

May
13
2012
jreynol2
jreynol2

OK,The longevity of this must be subjective! I wrote this due to my experience with this liquid gold! I am on my second bottle of this. I tired of Armani GIO and decided to explore all that is out there seeking a new signature fragrance. I sampled well over 150 frags including all of the Bond #9's and CREEDS. That is how I found Aventus. I get continuous compliments on this from women, and men ask what it is often. I have never worn anything that draws compliments from both men and women! I have begun lying about what it is!! I say anything but Aventus now. Recently, I put two shots on at 6:30 AM and after work headed for a haircut. When the lady put the cape over me she said "Wheww you smell good!" and a few minutes later said it again! That is eleven hours after application. I wrote this because of the reviews claiming poor longevity. BUT< don't buy it because I rather enjoy blowing peoples mind with it!!

May
13
2012
Mikegrp
Mikegrp

I absolutely love this fragrance. It is amazing, intoxicating, and motivating.......but, I put it on, it goes through all of the stages just like everyone has been talking about, and in 3 hours it is gone.....completely gone, not even close to the skin, it is completely gone.. The batch is C42B11X02, the famous sent home from work batch. To me it is important that a cologne last 8 hours, especially at this price. I really do love this scent but I am not going to carry a bottle around to spray it on every 3 or 4 hours. I guess it is back to GIT.

May
11
2012
axa5780
axa5780

wow...probably the most sexiest fragrance ever! 1-2 sprays is all you need. 10/10 for life!

May
05
2012
marioslg3
marioslg3

So, finally i bought a bottle of Aventus...
I've post a review below based on what i saw when a friend was wearing this....
This is a very nice perfume, fruity with wood. immediately when you spray, all the fruits are coming out with the black currant giving to the perfume a sweet smoky scent. After that, the bitch wood and some patchouli joins the dance. The pinapple and apple are major players in this game which their scent, is enhanced by the bitch and patchouli...i didnt detect any rose or vanilla in this, in the way we saw them in other perfumes.
Generally, a very good creation by creed, unigue and solid for at least 6 to 7 hours.
Vision by Jaguar is said to be the clone of Aventus. I bought also Vision and I have to say that they share some similarities but not in the way most of the people are saying. the black currant and bitch take Aventus in a different direction. It is refined, less sweet and the patchouli does not hit you in the Face like vision. For those that they do not want to spend a lot of money, Vision is a good alternative but you are not getting the same juice guys, you are not. I love the way and the manly feel that Aventus is giving and on the same time, i hate patchouli that Vision is serving. The price of Aventus is ten times the price of Vision but, if you want to smell like this, you have to pay. Vision is a good perfume but not compared to Aventus, is a cousin maybe. And this is not because it is a Creed but because is better.
Give Aventus a try if you have this money, worths it...
UPDATE:
This perfume got me the most compliments from all other creed, including GIT, Original Vetiver, Tabarome millesime, Millesime imperial and bois du portugal.
The longevity as i realized, it fantastic. Put that on the skin at 20:00 yesterday and now is 07:00 next morning and i still smell the perfume...and i was smelling it all night while I was in the bed. That was the second time I wore it and got 3 compliments, 2 from women and 1 from men. It is indeed fantastic although the price very high!

May
03
2012
jerseyjoe1981
jerseyjoe1981

Got a new 2012 batch. I kept my bottle cap from the 2010 batch I had. Wow....wtf my new batch is less smokey and has far less projection/longevity. Disappointment really considering this is my fav fragrance....

Apr
29
2012
EnragedApollo
EnragedApollo

Smelled it after seeing all the hype about it. It's nice, I wasn't surprised at all since the opening smelled like other fragrances I've tried, but it's not bad at all. The fruit burst smelled really strong at first and I kind of didn't like it. But as it got to the dry down, I ABSOLUTELY ADORED THE MOSS NOTE. That's where it started to smell heavenly at!

An amazing job well done on this beautiful composition, it deserves an 8.5/10. The only drawback to this is the price, I can't see the scent costing 175$ CDN just for the 30mL flacon but I could picture the price range to be a little less like 125$ for the 30mL flacon. It smells expensive and nice I'll give you that but to me the price is a little too much. Although it costs that much and I simply just love the dry down, I'm definitely going to purchase myself a 30 mL flacon just for the summer time. 75 mL, 120 mL? We'll see later on if I'll commit to this. I don't want to blow away 300+ on some overpriced fragrance. I believe there's better out there and also cheaper but this one is a MUST TRY.

Apr
27
2012
alex_finance
alex_finance

Excellent perfume, very distinctive, it won my heart when I visited the Creed boutique in Paris last November. I am a Creed fan, bought Himalaya for the spring and Aventus for the more exquisite moments. Very versatile for winter and spring, mostly an evening scent.

Apr
21
2012
Akahina
Akahina

This one starts off for me with a birchy, smoky smell and quickly displays a very nice pineapple note that is absolutely delicious! (Why aren't there more scents that use pineapple?) This fades to the middle and base notes after half an hour or so to vanilla/amber and musk that stays close to the skin for a few short hours. Silage is average to poor and longevity is weak for me. (I have the "good" batch # C42B11S01.)

This scent is a favorite! I truly love this scent but this is apparently an EDP that performs like an after-shave...

There are so many different batchs and Creed can't seem to make this one with any consistency.

Smell: 10/10
Sillage: 4/10
Longevity: 3/10
Value for your money: 1/10

Bottom line: If you want a great scent that does not last at a very high price and are willing to fork over a lot of cash and risk getting a batch that may or may not have that great pineapple note this is known for, buy a 4 oz. bottle for $285 or a 1 oz. bottle for just $140! Otherwise, try Joop! Nightflight, which you can get a 4.2 oz. bottle of for about $35.

Delicious, but not worth the price.

Update: Wearing this again today from my 50ml decant, hoping to find the longevity and sillage some people experience.

Apr
19
2012
Acedd
Acedd

Oh boy, I went some hours ago to a perfume store and spray it a bit on my wrist..it was a strong beginning with black currant probably and now some time later I am still smelling it and it reminds me of something but i couldnt catch the thought but now I know it. Its like Hugo Boss Bottled Night, its really the same for me. what do you think?

Apr
19
2012
Wise-222
Wise-222

You can't decide if it is good or bad from the first sniff

You must spray it again and again beleve me

It is a story you will love it .

I can raise my hands and clap in the air for

Creed house regarding this fragrance very

complex and elegant and without any comment.

Great job 10/10

Apr
14
2012
yacoco
yacoco

nice smell at beginning but after 1 hour you well not like it . i give it 7 of 10

للبيع شبه جديد

Apr
13
2012
Kain
Kain

It's a good fragrance but hyped up like crazy and to be honest with you guys, it doesn't worth the price! it's my personal opinion.
Start with green and spicy vibe and some fruity notes!
People say the pineapple note is the main top note of this fragrance but I'm not agree with them!!!
I've tested two different bottles with different batch numbers. the birch note is much more intense against the fruity notes like pineapple and apple to my nose. as I said, green and spicy with some fruity notes.
After about half an hour, the fruity notes start to decay and it's time for black current and oak moss to take the lead. green and leafy smell with hint of sweetness and fruity notes.
Good projection like most of creeds but poor longevity on my skin!
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Edit:
Now in high heat, the sweet pineapple note is much more noticeable but still there is nothing crazy about it!
يه عطر خوب و خوشبو كه در حال حاضر تو دنيا تا عرش بالا بردنش و كلي ازش تعريف هاي آنچناني ميكنن اما به نظر من خيلي بزرگش كردن و اصلا در اين حد و اندازه ها نيست كه ميگن و صادقانه بخوام بهتون بگم ارزش قيمتي كه بابتش ميدين رو نداره
در ابتدا بوي سبز و گياهي داره كه البته تند و تيزه. بوش خيلي شبيه برگ درخت كاج هست كه كمي تند و تيز شده باشه. در حالي كه طبق نظريات دوستان آناناس رايحه قوي تو اين عطر داره، به نظر من و چند تا از دوستان ديگه بوي آنانس خيلي خيلي ضعيفه و بعضي ها اصلا متوجهش نشدن
حالا يا بيني ماها مشكل داره يا اينا
در ادامه بازم بوي سبز و گياهي داره. البته از تنديش تا حد زيادي كم ميشه و بويي شبيه بوي بوته گوجه فرنگي پيدا ميكنه
نميدونم تا حالا توي مزرعه كاشت گوجه فرنگي رفتين يا نه اما بوي ساقه و برگ و بوته گوجه فرنگي مثل بوي مياني و پاياني اين عطر هست
در كل يه عطري هست كه بوي سبز و گياهي و آرامش بخشي داره كه البته در ابتدا كمي تند و تيزه
پخش بوش خوبه اما ماندگاري زياد خوبي نداره
يكي از ضعيفترين ها تو خانواده كريد در زمينه ماندگاري هست
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اصلاحیه : حالا که تو فصل گرم و تابستون چند بار استفاده کردم بوی نسبتا شیرین آناناس مشهود تر شده و میشه حس کردش. اما بازم معتقدم بوش ارزش این قیمت رو نداره

Apr
05
2012
josé luis.romero
josé luis.romero

This fragance is so intense. The pineapple and the apple appears inmediately you spry it, and suddenly, you can smell the mistic 'touch creed' of musk and ambergris. But in my oppinion, this fragance is too much expensive if you compare it with the quality of it.

Apr
05
2012
lflat
lflat

Just got a decant of this. I don't see the big hype over this at all. It's not bad, but not great as well. I was waiting to compare this to Jaguar Vision. Vision is sweeter and note as smoky. Someone metioned that the drydown smells like Curve a litte, and I will have to agree. For a better pineapple fragrance, try Jaguar Vision, Zara Sprint, Canali Black Diamonds. If you are really brave, Lapidus Pour Homme.

UPDATE!!!
Listen, I think this is way overpriced! However, women love this for some strange reason. So, if you only goal is to attract the opposite sex, this will work! I hate to say it, but it does. DAMN!!!!!!! I want to hate this so bad.

Apr
03
2012
williamvargas
williamvargas

it will get you compliments, absolutely love this fragrance..overwhelmingly a lady killer.. i wore this after getting a decent sized sample..wow...as soon as people walked in it was positive.especially with the women, young and older didn't matter.. IMPRESSIVE..on the compliments wow...longevity maybe a issue but while it is in swing impressive juice.. i will smell for the longevity...i hope it is better than i have read from some, that would be a pity considering the price. very nice indeed though. thumbs up so far. the apple/pineapple and then the smoky quality that lingers is so appealing..
it is one of those fragrances , that i cannot tell if i am wanting so much for my liking the way it smells or so much due to the compliments you get?, you always like people to like what you are wearing and more often than not. i own a lot of frangrances and this is the one when you want to be noticed by the opposite sex.. it is a winner..so maybe a selfish one at that i realize it is a expensive beast..i feel that in the wallet but seriously cannot deny the impact this one has.. so many wonderful fragrances around, but really hard to fault this one unless it is not something you enjoy..in the begining it reminds me of fruit loops with some campfire smoke maybe.. but the combination is very appealing to me..

UPDATE...2014... still my most complimented fragrance by women...all age groups so far. it is what it is...(even the smokey batch, as the aventus signature is still ever present.)

Mar
28
2012
Rodney2012
Rodney2012

Joop Nightflight, pero en versión más barata!!!
Es un perfume llamativo, simplemente genial!!!
10/10.

Mar
25
2012
Chimp
Chimp

Aventus by Creed is a good-smelling fruity sweet fragrance with a poor longevity and a very high price.

Mar
08
2012
Rigs1
Rigs1

My first impression of Aventus wasn't real positive. I tried a couple of the newer fragrances and a few I had yet to test but always wanted to before I ended up in the "high class" section. Needless to say, my nose was probably a bit over-worked at that point. So the next visit to my local "smell good" shop, I avoided the redundancy of the newer brands and gave Creeds newest creation a fair shake.
I added a spray or two on my wrist and continued on my shopping adventure. Along the way I couldn't help but notice how quickly Aventus settled down from a strong, musky and fruity opening, to a smooth leather undertone while maintaining its freshness (fruit fragrance.)
I wouldn't refer to it as smoky, more woody and oak mossy (if you can say that?). But all in all a very nice, yet complex aroma I loved having around me!
Also, just as a note here... While walking around sniffing my wrist sample, several people approached me asking what it was I was wearing which is something I hardly ever experience. The deal was sealed.

Mar
06
2012
KinG JameS
KinG JameS

I know, I know, I know I already gave in my review, but BOY is this nnniiiiiiiiccccccccccccceeeeeeeee, the pineapple and birch are all round existent, dont matter when... and this goes hours and hours, the sillage is amazing, I dont know what to say what I hadnt said before to describe how wonderful this fragrance is. If it wasnt for its steep price, I would bathe in it every, and I mean every second. These are the kind of fragrances where U dont give a fuck about overspraying, everyone should be honoured to be in this cloud to say the least. This is soooo gut it almost hurts, I gotta say "long live the Creed dynasty". Unfortunatley it may take a while before I get it. Aww boy aww boy.
I wonder what exactly makes it smoky.

Mar
03
2012
kellzparker
kellzparker

this perfume is the best in all i've used. it gets many attention and lingers for many days on my clothes and my skin too.

Feb
22
2012
freddiefingers
freddiefingers

had to really smile off a sales assistant at John Lewis who desperately wanted me to buy this but these days am really learning to say no to them...some of them though.
Now to the fragrance:

it smells great but fades off after 4 hours on my skin unless I overapply which doesnt happen in my world.

you have got to be a lover for fruity scents to be completely at ease using this otherwise jog on.

for the price,I will have to let this remain on my "to-buy-later" list.

Feb
14
2012
karlovonamesti
karlovonamesti

I may be in the minority in thinking this isn't such a big departure for Creed, at least not as much as the press makes it out to be. It IS different, no doubt, from the majority of what's out there, but the quality on display here accounts for most of that. If Aventus were made of designer-grade materials it would smell like your average '90s masculine cologne. Sure, pineapple is a nice touch, but when ground into a chemical haze, it adopts that nondescript "fresh 'n sweet" profile we've all encountered a gazillion times before.

Fortunately, Aventus is made of top notch stuff, and smells like every penny. The pineapple, apple, and birch are reminiscent of Spice and Wood, Creed's recent Royal Exclusive. These top notes provide the light that guides me through the silver haze of the scent's mysterious heart. It's at this stage that the bitter black currant seems most evident. If I didn't know better, I'd say this should be called Silver Mountain Water, because it has a very cold, silvery disposition, although there is absolutely nothing aquatic going on. Also similar is a strange inkiness that pervades the early drydown, which another reviewer accurately likened to freshly-printed newspapers. I would add that it seems redolent of new dollar bills. Here the oakmoss dominates, providing a solid base to something that verges on being transient. The effect is unremittingly masculine, very finely honed, with the wonderful ghost of vanilla softening the edges in the end.

Apparently the ladies just lose it over Aventus. I must admit, I don't smell anything that would suggest this scent possesses such a power. It's beautiful and very well made, but sexy? I guess it's a leap of faith, but I suppose the case could be made that it's better to make that leap with Aventus than some $70 frag from Macy's that was purchased 15 years ago. Personally I feel the same way about it as I did about Spice and Wood: it's lovely, but I'd rather wear Green Irish Tweed.

Feb
11
2012
Tonage
Tonage

* Not a review* But 300 bucks really?

Feb
07
2012
Scentrist
Scentrist

If I reviewed this based on my first test, I would have roundly panned Aventus: To me, it didn't seem like the Creed of yore I'd known. I'd have never purchased it and felt it was far too common, or that I'd swear I'd smelled it elsewhere before. I've have used all the terms everyone else who reviewed this negatively have labeled it. That was 2010. So let me tell you what completely transformed my outlook.

First, I was looking for something slightly lighter, perfect for summer wear, a little better in the heat and not completely cloying, yet that didn't smell like every other light, sharp fragrance being pushed on the male population. My Neiman's SA tried this on me and it suddenly clicked: This was a perfect light and dynamic scent that brought with it a bit more mass-appeal. This generation's Green Irish Tweed, so to speak.

I've had a full summer of wearing to experience this, and I honestly like this for what it is. It is not cheap (thankfully), it is different (again, thankfully), and it's quite tastefully done for a fresh scent that isn't overly sharp or light without having the depth of a puddle. This is a unique scent given the pineapple/musk/soft and smoky wood combination that is balanced so be not only a warm-weather scent but even a good year-round office scent. I've gotten compliments on this, people obviously have latched on to it, and for those who say it's too expensive...all Creeds are expensive! There are cheaper alternatives out there, and they are just that. I won't say I like every Creed, but despite this being less in my comfort-zone than my usual, it's a fragrance I feel confident and at ease wearing.

And yes, it's a Creed that has gotten a lot of good press for good reason, perhaps even being a Creed for the masses (provided the masses are up for paying Creed prices). That said, it's not for everyone, but it is surprisingly good once you recognize what it is. Then, it's extraordinary!

Feb
04
2012
jeffwithfrags
jeffwithfrags

I just don't like the smoky pineapple top- somehow, and this sort of ruins it for me as a deal, it's very expensive. It's not a sweet syrupy pineapple, not like juice, more like a 'raw green' type as another review mentioned perfectly below. It's transparent but green.

The rest I really enjoy. I detect sweetness, fruitiness, some blackcurrant and the jasmine all done to niche standard. The oakmoss-ambergris drydown is of its own class, sublime! But it is faint, almost like it's being diluted (I have a genuine Perfume Court sample!) and the smokiness can get annoying.

Top ruins it for me, so I can never buy a bottle sadly not to mention the bank-melting price, but I'll give this a 3/5. If you pay well over £100 for 120ml perfume, you've gotta love the whole thing!

Had there been much less smoke and the pineapple sweetened, this would be an easy 5/5, but Alas t'is not to be. The green pineapple is so off-putting I really wanted to score a 2/5, but I'll just have to give it a 3, Creed's quality is simply incredible.

So, 3/5 for me it is.

Feb
04
2012
Bigsly
Bigsly

UPDATE: I acquired an early (or the first) formulation of Zara's Gold for Men, which has that smoky pineapple that is so similar to Aventus, and it's close enough for me that I am not going to spend the "big bucks" on it (because I only wear it once every couple of months, at most). Now to those who say that Aventus is "all natural," come on !

Original review: It would be interesting to compare batches, but I just have a decant of unknown number. This one has strong pineapple, which isn't sweet but has a bit of a green and fresh quality. I get that smokiness others mention, and I'd call it a "clean" smoke. I like the smell and the idea, but it's a bit lacking in balance for me. Perhaps I can get used to it, and since it's so strong I only have to use a tiny amount per wearing. Definitely a sample first fragrance.

Jan
31
2012
AndrzejK
AndrzejK

Aventus - the first product batches introduced to the market in 2010 - WAS one of the best men's spring/summer fragrances - kind of sweet due to pineapple and blackcurrant but simply beautiful and very masculine at the same time. Great for spring, summer and the beginning of fall. I have good memories…

Unfortunately, different production batches of Aventus vary in terms of scent and longevity so you have to test carefully: sometimes it is more fruity (pineapple, blackcurrant and apple) as in the first batches and sometimes more powdery, smoky, leathery and mossy. Longevity and sillage are also different - the first batches were much better.

Terrible quality control during the production process in Creed.

Jan
30
2012
takeitupthenose
takeitupthenose

Listen there is a new batch of Aventus, don't listen to the people who talk about there is no differences in batches. We are on the c42b11x02 batch and my gosh. Pineapple and Leather with some nice smoke in the background. I have always professed my love for Aventus, but now??????? Whew!!!!

Jan
30
2012
anton007
anton007

Nice scent, to me it smells very similiar to Ralph Lauren's Romance Silver...which is still great. Maybe more refined in its essence since it is a Creed.

Jan
15
2012
marioslg3
marioslg3

A nice fruity scent with dominant pineapple. excellent sillage and longevity. I find it very very similar with Ferre for men....if you check the ingredients, you can see that they share 8 of them...and something else. Cool water was done by Pierre Bourdon who is said that helped also in the creation on Green Irish Tweed before. Aventus is made by Creed, Ferre for Men by Pierre Bourdon which most probably, helped the creed house in the creation of Aventus....Please check those two perfumes and let me know if your agree with me...Aventus of course is of higher quality/ingredients but I wouldn't say that Ferre for men is bad or smells synthetic. Green Irish Tweed does not smell like Cool Water at the extend most of individuals are saying. Ferre for men does smell like Aventus!

Jan
14
2012
kris919
kris919

I'm female, and I wear this one alot...in fact I'm on my 2nd bottle in a little under a year. It doesn't smell masculine on me..probably because of the pineapple top note. Very unisex to me and not at all fruity like it says. I layer this with prada infusion fleur d' oranger. That combo I've worn probably more than anything else & received the most compliments on. You never know what a combo will turn into on you once you start experimenting with layering, but it's fun trying and finding good mixes for your chemistry.

Jan
10
2012
twlahue
twlahue

I like it, yes it does smell very similar to jaguar vision. if you cant afford the real thing, jaguar will do nicely, it is only $20 for 100 ml. some might even prefer jaguar.
my wife does not like either one. i have a sample of aventus and a bottle of jaguar. but she does not like either one...whatever.

Jan
10
2012
takeitupthenose
takeitupthenose

I deleted my original review of this from about 10 months ago. Why you may ask? My nose has evolved and so has my understanding of this fragrance (along with other Creeds). What you will have here is a non-bias review (skip the hype wagons, skip the I hate the price, skip the disdain for Creed or the Creed cheerleaders).

My first experience with this fragrance was a year and a half ago. This was before I really knew what Creed was. I knew about GIT and MI but really didn't know much about fragrance houses nor about the rich history of Creed. A middle aged gentlemen so me looking at all these expensive frags and he told me it was his favorite bar none and then a woman came and gave me a sample.

I smelled it, thought it was different (I had never smelled anything like it) but paying what they were asking for was out of the question. I ended up getting another sample from the women's department but later forgot about them. I then got into fragrance reviews and this one was gaining steam. I jumped on the bandwagon wore my samples then eventually got in on a split, this was early in 2011.

Fast-forward a year and I have smelled almost everything from this house, have read and watched countless reviews on Aventus among other Creeds and am now finally ready to review.

Creed is HORRIBLE with its batch disparity. This is true. I have had three separate Millisime Imperiales, two seperate Green Irish Tweeds, and two separate Aventus'. They aren't as far apart as others claim but they are not as assembly line as most fragrances either. This could be good or bad, but for we humans who love a Big Mac this could be a real nerve wrecker for sure.

Aventus is all Pineapple/Apple/Smoke and Mossy. Think of someone skewing some fruit in the backyard on a smoker, however it is quite fresh which is contradictory.

The initial spray is a fruity pineapple and apple combo which is immediately joined by this woodsy/smoky vibe. The pineapple does last the duration of the scent (which 10 hours or more for me) but it is in the background. The smoke has to be the amber playing games (amber can be sweet or smoky). It almost plays like Amber Absolute yet it never become sticky or sweet it remains fresh yet dense at the same time.

This can be worn year around as the smokiness gives it an autumn feel, the fruitiness gives it a summer feel, yet the combination makes it great for spring. This could be the perfect signature scent and second to Original Vetiver (yet this fragrance destroys that one scent wise) it is the most universal to me. The projection for the first 6-8 hours is wonderful, the sillage is even better. I have NEVER worn this without being asked what I am wearing.

This is great in a suit, this a great first date scent, it is mature but not old mannish, it is youthful without being playful, fresh without being run of the mill, and complex without being confusing. This is the perfect fragrance.

If I were asked one fragrance to live with forever, this would be it easily. I own many great fragrances but for some reason Aventus is my one. I may invest in a full flacon and make this my signature, the only problem is I love frags too much :o)

Jan
04
2012
soleroc
soleroc

OH MY...
Let's be nice now, fellas...!! People ARE actually entitled to their opinions (believe it or not) and even more so - to VOICE them. The fact that there are different views on a subject (in this case, Aventus), especially such passionate and polarizing views, is what lends & creates (IMHO) such great character and interest to this site.

This is a fragrance! That's all it is!! There is no use in creating a bit of disharmony or hostility on a forum that is meant for education and personal leisure. So please, let's call off the dogs, let others think and say what they might/may and leave the aggression at the login screen. Someone's opinion on a fragrance should NEVER be taken personal. OI VEI!

Thanks again,
JJ

*P.S. - I will actually post a review & my thoughts on this wonderful fragrance in a week. :-D

Dec
29
2011
Lana Lool
Lana Lool

I was one of the first to bash Creed on their batch differences, and the price of this fragrance. I am happy to say that after I wore it for a couple of weeks, I really developed a love for it. It has one of the truest fir notes of any fragrance I have ever smelled, and just a wonderful base (I am lucky enough that it lasts 12 hours+ on me). I smelled Mont Blanc Legend, and it had shades of Aventus in it, but it didn't have the wonderful fir and birch, and it had this cloying lavender that was ultimately just too sweet for me. If you can be happy with Legend, then I am happy for you, as the price is far lower than Aventus, but I have to acquiesce and give Aventus its fair due. Aventus is truly unique, and the longevity and projection are above average, at least on me. I love the firry mossy base under the fantastic fruity rose that just doesn't quit. Long live Aventus.
I guess it's not really fir, but birch. The 2 smell similar to me. Deep fresh cut wood, with a smell that reminds me of all the wreaths and trees at Christmas time in the US.

Dec
22
2011
jlhcharger
jlhcharger

HAHAH
DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY, JUST CUZ YOU CANT APPRECIATE THIS FRAGRANCE, DONT TELL OTHERS NOT TO WASTE THEIR MONEY, ITS A CLASS ACT SENT!, PLEASE GO BACK ON YOUR
MEDS AND SOAK IN YOUR COOL WATER

Dec
17
2011
huzayfa
huzayfa

I Dont like it. WTF! I tried this 3 times, and i feel like im going crazy. Everyone says it smells good. Is there something wrong with my taste? All i get out of this is hospital bandages (im not even joking) I will try it again, because i respect the opinion of other Reviews/members on Fragranitica.

Grade: D+

Dec
16
2011
jlhcharger
jlhcharger

to Jerseryboy

what up dude. Can you please share with us
the batch number you have, according to Creed rep
certain batch numbers will be discontinued, seems they
put a number of different batches out to see what the best would be, at our expense of course
Thax my brother

Dec
13
2011
AJ73
AJ73

I tried this one and I guess it's a well crafted fragrance but I'm not a big fan of black currant and vanille. I have been wearing Mont Blanc Legend for a while and I think the sweetness in the drydown comes from the dried fruit and tonka bean instead of the vanille and I think that's much nicer. Before you are going to spend over 200 dollars on this Creed you might want to try MB Legend as well ;-)

Nov
26
2011
apascual
apascual

Materpiece.

The smell is unique with very good quality, very natural. It is smokey and fruty at the same time, projection its not great but it lasts a long way.

One of those perfumes that really make me a perfume snob, so different and classy

At the begining it was just ok, but the 3rd. time I tried it, it was out of this world

Nov
25
2011
Minnija
Minnija

Oh! MY! GOD!
I have NEVER...NEVER smelled SO GOOOOODDDDDD mans perfume, it is not even good, it is just Brilliant! everything what I love about mans perfumes, scent is adorable!

Nov
16
2011
INJEN
INJEN

Dos anyone knows where I can buy this in Ontario Canada if anyone knows can you please share your info thanks .

Nov
09
2011
RobbieX
RobbieX

These are supposed to be reviews of what people think of the smell and their description of it... aren't they? Anyway, when I sample Aventus I will edit this........

Nov
04
2011
kdizzley
kdizzley

I have never received more compliments than I have when I wear Aventus, such a terrific fragrance its hard to shop for perfumes after wearing such an expertly crafted scent.

Nov
04
2011
mehrdad
mehrdad

با سلام
یکی از بهـترین کارهـای کرید
در ایران این کار هـمانند گرین آیریش و سیلور مانتن و هـیمالیا در بین مردانه هـا خیلی گل کرده و طرفداران زیادی دارد عود وود نیزکاری درخور توجه و پر طرفدار است
مردانه
جذاب
خوشبو
کلاسیک
مسلما خیلی پر طرفدار
ناگفته نماند که مقداری ته بوی این ادکلن شاید شما را یاد ادکلن لویی روشاس و همچنین ادکلن تق هرمس بیاندازد اما مسلما جناب کرید برای خود هر چه باشد "کرید" است
با احترام
مهرداد

Oct
30
2011
takeitupthenose
takeitupthenose

I often wonder if people actually have any experience with the fragrances they comment on. These descriptions are so misleading. Thanks Frunk and jersey Joe. This frag is a first ballot hall of famer

Oct
10
2011
Frunkinator
Frunkinator

This is not quite yet a review but will be in the nearing future.
With that said... this is for the below members, who are claiming Aventus after one year is being discontinued. As well as all the people who also posted below believing what was said. Unfortunately not everyone knows your kidding or the source of your information. And as a fellow fragrance reviewer and lover, I often turn to sites like this and Basenotes for accurate fragrance news and information from our fragrance community. Remember not only crazy fragrance fanatics like us check fragrantica reviews out, we have to watch what we publicize!
Im seriously the furthest person from being a fragrance snob. I just hate to see misleading info and news get spread between such a wonderful community and group of people.
-YouTube reviewer: Frunkinator

* I will add this until a full review is up. If anyone enjoys the smoky, woody batches of Aventus released in the past, then check out Byredo's Oud Immortel. The resemblance is shockingly similar!

Oct
05
2011
jerseyjoe1981
jerseyjoe1981

idk what bottle you tried, but watered down is a bunch of BS when it comes to this fragrance. I got off the elevator 3 hours after spraying on me and was followed by a lady who said she could smell me down the hall. When I got to the gym later on that night 8 hours later and working out, I got complimented on my fragrance.

To say that this fragrance is watered down is BS. I have tried so many fragrances and have so many dusting away on my shelf. Out of all the fragrances I've tried, this one FOR ME is by far one of the strongest, provocative, in your face fragrances. I feel scared sometimes to walk insdoors because I feel im projecting too much.

By from Creed Boutique online. Ignore the batch BS because youll start doing that with everything you purchase swearing the last stack of bananas you bought had a slightly sweeter taste, or the cereal had a bit more barley in the last box.

Pfffff--please. Batches aside, try this bad boy. MI---gorgeous scent but that one is the WEAKEST scent ive come into contact with.

Sep
28
2011
jlhcharger
jlhcharger

Creed's target is what I like to call us is cologne junkies.. This cologne is good, but really not $250.00
its insane, stays close to the skin, I mean really if
your going to spend tha much, dont yo want to make a statement, like , Polo, Issey, and so on,these are quality colognes, that make a statement! they smell good and they last, Aventus is way over rated, and watered down, dont be fooled that creed uses better ingrediants, thats BS...

Sep
26
2011
KinG JameS
KinG JameS

When I think of creed, the first thing that comes to my mind are the high prices, I have only tried 5 of them BUT if there was ever any worth the Price Tag, it would be this one. There is still something puzzling me that I cant put my hands on, the initial spray has something smoky and crisp,nothin creamy about this, I dont know which one of those listed notes it is but its really nice, the pineapple is also present,it´s really elegant and a sillage monster too... not to mention the longevity, well... its an edp so one would atleast expect that at the least,most especially comin from creed. frankly after tryin I set up a piggy bank for it coz its really pleasant, the funny thing is that after askin the clerk why there´s only a tester and no closed bottles behind it, she said, this is our gentlemens favourite and smiled, creed still has to send a bunch to match the demand, she added... that about sums it up... the pineapple is really done very well in this, am beginnin to become a fan of fruity fragrances hehe, I cant imagine this bein discontinued. It has become my number 3 in my top 6 fragrances of all time to date even without havin ever possessed it, the 5ml sample sure did its job.

Sep
15
2011
Guinea54
Guinea54

There is one thing people need to take into consideration when reading reviews or writing them. There is a big difference between different batches of certain creed fragrances. What you are writing a review about might not be the same juice someone else will get or already owns. I suggest people write the batch number of the fragrance they are reviewing. Some aventus batches smell more like ash, some are more fruity and smell like pineapple. There have been batched I didn't care for, and some that smelled very nice. Same goes with Creed's MI. I think this is a very important aspect of certain creed fragrances that has been totally overlooked on here.

Sep
05
2011
AVATAR
AVATAR

Masterpiece!!!
Please don’t judge this stuff from first sniff, I actually had the feeling that this was a big mistake by Creed after the first weft but boy! After 10 minutes it turned to the most elegant perfume I ever smelled from Creed house.

Sep
02
2011
asmhfdbds
asmhfdbds


The sweet pineaple fruity note can be detected just in opening.
It turn to a dry fruity ,woody,without sweetness and actually that what makes it versatile.
Can be wearable at work ,class,evening,all season.
Longevity about 10+ hours and projection is moderate.
And it's truly masculine!

Jul
22
2011
PK22
PK22

Occasion: Spring, Summer and Fall, daytime, casual & formal.

Longevity: 8/10
Projection: 9/10
Scent: 10/10
Uniqueness: 10/10
Versatility: 9/10
OVERALL: 46/50

I WANT THIS STUFF SO BAD, ITS THE BEST FRAGRANCE I'VE EVER SMELT!

Jul
13
2011
Heverton
Heverton

Creed Aventus begins with an explosion of fruity notes, especially pineapple, remembering very much the opening of Lacoste Essential Sport, but of course, without the synthetic side.

Over time the scent acquires a certain sweet tone, vanilla maybe .. but nothing very obvious, at least not on me.

Anyway, an excellent fragrance with a pretty variable longevity.

--

Update:

I simply love this fragrance, to me this is the most versatile and pleasant pineapple you will find in the market today. Pictures a not so sweet pineapple combined with a somehow smoky vibe and you will figure out the wonderful fragrance Creed was able to create. pretty expensive? Yes it is, but if you find a good deal on it like I did, do not think twice! This is a compliment getter and an awesome fragrance.

Jun
30
2011
so simple
so simple

imagine a big hunky pineapple wearing leather jacket and smocking some cigarette and trying to attract other fruits (apple, current , bergamot).
Aventus smells like leathery ash plate that is filled with pineapple slices.
the smell is amazing,great,and unique
longivity and projection are decent.

the only down side is the price!!.

9/10

you must try this scent if you like fruity fragrances

Jun
22
2011
Grottola
Grottola

The good:

Aventus is somewhat unique, has decent longevity, it's accessible, and the pineapple isn't too strong. It also exhibits the signature metallic ambergris base found in basically every Creed masculine since Green Irish Tweed.

The bad:

Aventus is utterly boring and doesn't really smell "good" by my standards. It doesn't "wow" me or make me come back for more. It smells watered down (keep in mind I tested both a store tester and a new sample on my skin), and for the most part all I get is some fresh/fruity notes, A LOT of patchouli, and the Creed base. It can be kind of headache inducing to me at times.

Bottom line:

Is Aventus worth it? No, at least not to me. However, I'd love to see that patchouli note paired with a good citrus or musk note in a Creed masculine in the near future.

Jun
14
2011
ososigma16
ososigma16

I get this as a blind buy, and no regret at all, this is so special fragrance, fruity and fresh, pineapple is some of the secrets in here, this will be a good addition this summer, many people around you will be happy to smell you and ask you what are you wearing, expensive kind but it worth every ml. You pay for it.
I spry 4X at 7am and it's 3pm and still smelling.
Unless you got nose problems, this will be one of the best add to your Wardrobe.

Jun
07
2011
gypsy parfumista
gypsy parfumista

All right then, today is THE DAY! The day I try AVENTUS on my skin for the first time. Usually I try to avoid reading any comments or reviews on a fragrance I have yet to try or will be reviewing if I have not read anything already (researching), to try and keep an open mind. After Marlen (perfumecritic) reviewed it formally on here, I decided I would most likely enjoy this particular offering from CREED. Only today did I realise the "community" was so polarised over this one, claiming everything from "been there done that" to grumblings of variations in batches, to love at first sniff...well, Lana Lool sent me a large full carded sample from the CREED counter, so here goes

*sprays from sample with own sprayer* (all the CREED samples I have are the "dab on" type, but having been told about the "blowing" thing and how it evolves or not by how it goes on the skin...so I erred on the side of caution here:

Wow...not bad. I am definitely getting fruit here, albeit a light blend of sheer fruits. Black currants (almost "plummy") along with crisp apple and bergamot swirl around with playful and (getting much sweeter now) creamy pineapple. I think, in this case anyway, I buy the "hype"; as I dabbed some juice from the lid/stopper under my wrist and then sprayed (in a long fine mist) the top of the same arm...underneath the wrist: some earthy and slightly floral air with a caloney feel BUT on top of the arm: an amazingly different array of notes and scents...much more airy and fresh and less sweet and thick. By Jove, it's true! The birch note here is more like white birch bark and not "tarry" or overly smoky at all. Rose and jasmine play quietly on a soft bed of fresh patchouli leaves. An interesting juxtapostion between male and female (woody and floral) notes. There is something here, as it goes on, that is giving me some kind of Deja Vu...but I will be damned if I can say "of what"?! This is, perhaps, the lightest "dark" fragrance I have ever sniffed. (Noir Lite? LOL) The finish (though this does have the usual CREED lifespan, ie: DAYS on paper, all day on skin) is soft and clean, but warm and sexy at the same time. Aventus intrigues me...but does NOT really "WOW!" me. (What IS that aroma that it reminds so much of??). Worth a decant or split? Sure...A full bottle at CREED prices? I am leaning towards a "no" here, though, if this is your thing, it would be soooo worth it to invest. Since it IS a quality scent for sure, just nothing all that earth-shattering. I shall (upon further wearings and finishing this generous sample) report back if my feelings have changed. Right now, as it stands, lovin it...but not in love with it!!

Sillage: above average
Longevity: excellent (as usual)
Overall: 4/5

Now then...I agree that this is (probably) the most mass market smelling or "popular" (I REFUSE to call it generic, as it is anything but) CREED scent I have smelled, but it is still very good. Quality? Obvious (duh?!) Class? For sure, Worth it?...*hesitates* get back to me on that, will ya?

May
20
2011
jerseyjoe1981
jerseyjoe1981

Awesome fragrance!! Just bought my first bottle and I must say it is truly an experience. It's like smokey pineapple. It smells great and lasts all day. The first Creed which lasts me throughout the entire day!! Finally. This may very well be a keeper in my rotation.

May
18
2011
Smoke
Smoke

I never thought I would shell out for a whole bottle of Creed, but damn... this is good! Maybe it just works on my skin, but this is one of the best things I've smelled in awhile. The notes are distinctive and of the highest quality. I usually go for dark, smoky scents, but I think this one is going to be my 'go to' cologne for the forseeable future.

May
16
2011
antonpan
antonpan

Hate me, but for me Aventus is a fruity (and stronger!) version of Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme / Ralph Lauren Silver Romance, especially in drydown. I feel a masculine tobacco-like drydown with a mildness of fruits. Smells good, this is my type of scents. But! I've heard this before...

May
10
2011
alfarom
alfarom

I know I'm gonna swim against the stream but I think that Aventus it's just another overpriced and overhyped fragrance by the guys at Creed. I generally love Pineapple in fragrances but Aventus fruity / bergamot opening is pretty conventional and not so well executed (If you like Pineapple try Biehl AL3). In the middle phase things get a little better with a slightly harsh and dusty flowery accord that lasts for a couple of hours. Then be prepared (again) for a conventional musky drydown.

Aventus is introduced as a "Provocative, masculine and optimistic fragrance" but I find it quite generic and a bit conventional. Overall Aventus is fine but for $250 you can have way much better fragrances, believe me!

Rating: 6/10 for the smell
10/10 for its popularity

May
08
2011
cable311
cable311

Amazing fragrance! I was expecting a very fruity scent, which I am not into, but when I first tried it I could only detect the fruit for the first ten minutes and then I mainly got a light musk scent. I have to say I was disappointed, bit the more I wear Aventus the more I can detect the fruit scent. I have worn this about 10 days now, and Aventus continues to suprise me. It is very complex and evolving. I do not like fruity scents and do not like most musk scents, but this is blended so well and changes so distinctly that it works for me.
The only problem is the fragrance is so lite that I am not sure anyone around me can even smell it. I am married and really only wear cologne for my pleasure, but when I was single I would never spend so much money on something no one would notice. Try at least a 5ml sample before you buy.

Apr
26
2011
nattonline
nattonline

I can say that I LIKE this fragrance. I would be IN LOVE with it if the price werent so sky high! So what is this Aventus all about?! Well, it is kinda hard to explain the scent, but it does fit "chypre fruity" olfactory. This is the first for me to smell something from this category. It's a bit sharp insencey with some sweet tarty berry-like fruit and moist/wet wood. Mossy oak and patchouli are clean and enjoyable. The blackcurrant note reminds me a bit of Bond No.9 Bleecker Street at the opening, but in a more masculine and more natural feel. It is made for a modern man. A modern and RICH man, I say. It's unlikely that I would be able to afford one but I haven't given up yet. :)

Mar
22
2011
emilimo701
emilimo701

The guy below was spot on. This is a great, fresh scent, masterfully constructed, but at 24 I am wayyyy too young for this. It is definitely an older gentleman's scent. I'll sample it again in another fifteen years... haha.

Mar
03
2011
Detroitcolognereview
Detroitcolognereview

Okie Dokie!So I made the trip to the mall with smelling this cologne in mind. I didn’t read about it before smelling it on purpose as I wanted my thoughts to be authentic. I will read other reviews AFTER I write this one. Here goes.
This cologne is like real COLOGNE It’s not just fragrance. This stuff is definitive, structured and it MAKES YOU PICK A SIDE!!! I don’t see how anyone could smell this and feel indifferent about it. Almost like Patchouli; you either LOVE it or HATE it. With that being said overall I like this one though at first, honestly I thought it was a joke. When I first sprayed it, I thought “ that’s it?” this is the big too do? To be fair however, I took it home and let it hang around. That cologne swab smelled strongly of Aventus for DAYS!!!! And totally changed the way I feel about it. Being almost 30, I just don’t think it’s my time yet to wear this. Aventus smells like its creators didn’t have anyone under the age of 45 in mind in its creation although that could be wrong. I liked this cologne and I personally think that it smells like the makers of this ran across a fragrance that I can’t put my thought too right now but know that I have smelledand said…” NO NO NO…. this is how you guys meant to do it.” It’s definitely not a new smell but I think that it’s probably the most distinguished creed to date. There is no mistaking this one for any other Creed and whomever tries to copy it will probably have trouble trying to do so without people knowing right away.
So my final thought is a thumbs up but not just yet for a 29 year business man.

Feb
28
2011
Brettyboy
Brettyboy

God, i think i have truely fallen in love. Initially sprayed this an thought it was very similar in structure to Bleu de Chanel and Boss bottled night but after about half an hour the class shines through. As i was walking about i kept getting wiffs of this in the dry down and i was blown away. I think i am going to have to take the plunge and splurge on a bottle...i may not be able to afford to eat for a month but boy, will i smell good.

Feb
14
2011
dboy2083
dboy2083

Get into this beautiful and confident composition! Wearing this one can't help but be assured that they smell some version of their best. Perfect for Hugging and Loving! Fresh meets Power in this modern work fragrant art. I live for this! There is simply nothing like Creed! Another A+!

Feb
07
2011
RIVI1969
RIVI1969

With Aventus it happens to me the same as with SMW. Love at the first sniff. It Has a special freshness and I find it original and different from what I had the pleasure of testing before. It creates in me a positive mood with those delicious fruity tones which are very handy in those moody days. Excellent Creed proposal and highly recommended.

Jan
13
2011
guest_Aaron Otang
guest_Aaron Otang

It's lovely..and smells a damn site better than some of the stinky fuckers that use the London Underground..

10 outta 10....

Thanks Creed ;-)

Dec
19
2010
guest_Scents and Sensibility
guest_Scents and Sensibility

Aventus revisited. I tested it on myself and still liked it but against the Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Universalis, which has a fair amount of aldehydes, Aventus smelled very blue, which was surprising given how fruity it smells in comparison to, say, Imperiale.

Dec
16
2010
guest_Scents and Sensibility
guest_Scents and Sensibility

I am a woman in her mid-20s and I usually go for the floral and the citrusy. However, I have not found a single women's Creed that I liked out of the ten I've tried including the new vanilla one. So I ventured to the men's, and voila. Aventus is the first Creed I have liked on myself.

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Why the snooty trashtalk when a scent smells different on everyone? Are you calling yourself trash?

Dec
09
2010
guest_BLSMVL
guest_BLSMVL

I see that others like the top notes, yes they smell good. The middle, on me, smells smokey. Sometimes more so than other times. My favorite is what comes last. It smells amazing. When I was first trying the cologne out before I bought it, some would get on my coat and you could smell its remnants for 2 days from about two feet away. Smelled great.

Dec
04
2010
Cheeva
Cheeva

hears the short and skinny on this,
smells like the drydown of Chanel allure Homme Imo. Second, the ambergris has been cut way back on this one, which is a refreshing change for creed. lastly, the silage and projection has been boosted on this creed. 16 hours on my skin, 8 hours of full-blown projection waft. last 8 hours close to the skin.

Nov
05
2010
guest_jason
guest_jason

Hi Can someone please let me know best creeds ive just purchased aventus and i think its fantastic, im new to creed, modern bloke.

Oct
22
2010
Stefan
Stefan

Boooooooooooooooooorrrrrrrrring!

It's a lot of " 'Eh "....
moving on now

Oct
15
2010
guest_yoss
guest_yoss

Bought this at the weekend.. Road tested it in the office today went down well with the ladies and had quite few gents asking what it was as they wanted to get it themselves

Oct
11
2010
guest_creed forever
guest_creed forever

Guys this is the best i have seen for long time....and any one that tries to compare this cologne against other is a very silly person with not enough taste & knowledge to valuate this piece of Art
....very well designed cologne
the price is fair...

10/10 that is my vote

Oct
05
2010
zielona
zielona

Damn, this is frustrating. I've been waiting for this perfume for a long time and what I get? Copy of Bleu de Chanel with predictable, slightly woody and typically masculine base. Like Bleu, it's easy to like, easy to wear and easy to forget.
"Easy like Sunday mooorning..."

Oct
04
2010
guest_Olfac
guest_Olfac

I own over 130 fragrances, and Aventus is currently my favorite modern fragrance from Creed. The top notes are a fantastic combo of tart apples and pineapple, the heartnotes are an intriguing mix of smoke with blackcurrant, and the base is rubbery smoky oakmoss with a touch of vanilla. Sounds Bulgari Black'ish but Aventus is more complex, quite a bit different, and sports much better quality of ingredients.

Aventus sounds heavy but it isn't...its actually a longlasting EDP fragrance (millesime) with low sillage, perfect for daily wear. Also, the fruity blackcurrant-smoky-rubbery accord smells nothing like anything on the market currently and it towers over current trash such as Bleu de Chanel and Guerlain homme. Definitely recommended.

Sep
26
2010
Omega Man
Omega Man

Guys, don't buy this blind. Order the sample vial from the Creed website first because you may find that Aventus smells very much like a cheap 1980's drugstore aftershave. No kidding.
Fruit candy opening is o.k. and the generic musk drydown lasts a long time, but the middle part is kind of harsh.
$315 for this?? C'mon.

Sep
20
2010
guest_drwonder
guest_drwonder

This is a unique fragrance, to be sure. Here's the skinny:

Top notes are fresh; and burn off quickly.
Middle notes linger quite a while and mellow the fragrance.
Bottom notes of oakmoss, ambergris, and vanilla mix quite well with the middle notes.

Is it typical Creed? No. It's distinctive, unique, and unique and doesn't smell "like" any other Creed. Is it unisex? Not really. It's very male. Is it good? Yes. Is it unique? Very much so. Is it worth having in your collection? Yes. Oh, and whenever I've worn this, I've received more comments than usual about how good I smell!

Aug
16
2010

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