05-11-2020, 01:09 PM
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  • bullgoose
  • The Enabler
  • Redondo Beach, California, U.S.A
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I had approached Jose of Joserra soaps about making an LE soap for me a few months ago. He sent me about 16 different samples to try out and Kush immediately rose to the top. I shipped the scents to Ricardo for a second opinion and he too thought that Kush stood above all the other scents. 

I am lousy at describing scents but I did know that I really liked it. The scent profile is described by Jose as a masculine woody oriental accord with opening notes of grapefruit, lemon and rhubarb which lead to a rich woody heart of patchouli, cedar, orris and jasmin on a base of labdanum, sandalwood, guaiacwood, amber, musk, leathery castoreum, tonka, vanilla and a hint of raspberry.

It is really a nice scent and one that I think most people will enjoy. 

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 05-11-2020, 01:53 PM
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  • Harvey
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  • North Hills CA
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Does this have KUSH as in pot or grass or weed.....great idea..we need to raise our shaving to a new level.......so now when i say it feels great...i,ll really mean it.......we need a pass around for this for sure Biggrin

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 05-11-2020, 02:05 PM
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  • bullgoose
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  • Redondo Beach, California, U.S.A
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(05-11-2020, 01:53 PM)Harvey Wrote: Does this have KUSH as in pot or grass or weed.....great idea..we need to raise our shaving to a new level.......so now when i say it feels great...i,ll really mean it.......we need a pass around for this for sure Biggrin

I detect a subtle note.  Biggrin

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 05-11-2020, 03:59 PM
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Interesting. Very interesting.

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 05-11-2020, 06:04 PM
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  • chazt
  • Shimmer of Techs
  • Queens, NY
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 05-12-2020, 12:44 PM
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This will be a very nice offering, and the scent is a BullGoose exclusive.  Los Jabones de Joserra has done LE's in Europe, but never one for a US vendor or forum.

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 05-12-2020, 01:04 PM
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Well done Phil  Signs011

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 05-12-2020, 01:27 PM
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  • bullgoose
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(05-12-2020, 01:04 PM)lu20vt Wrote: Well done Phil  Signs011

Thank you Luis. I am really looking forward to the soap.

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 05-13-2020, 05:36 AM
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Sounds great!
Here’s my pre-order...

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 05-13-2020, 05:43 AM
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How many ot these will be made?

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 05-13-2020, 06:52 AM
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  • bullgoose
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  • Redondo Beach, California, U.S.A
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(05-13-2020, 05:43 AM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: How many ot these will be made?


We are having a batch of 48 made initially.

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 05-13-2020, 02:19 PM
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I was provided with a sample of Kush, before it was selected to be the soap for this LE.  The sample is enough for several shaves, so I tried it today.  This soap produces abundant, quality lather quickly, even in Miami's hard water.  The brush is a Simpson Trafalgar T3 synthetic.  


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 05-13-2020, 06:52 PM
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  • chazt
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Can you offer any description of the scent, Ricardo? Btw, what do you think of the new Simpson brush?

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 05-18-2020, 02:49 PM
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  • bullgoose
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Jose says that my order should ship by the end of the week. Hopefully the transit time isn't too bad. Here is a little teaser picture.

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 05-18-2020, 06:08 PM
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(05-13-2020, 06:52 PM)chazt Wrote: Can you offer any description of the scent, Ricardo? Btw, what do you think of the new Simpson brush?

Charlie, I think the scent description from Jose, in Phil's initial post, is a good summary.  However, I don't pick up the opening notes of grapefruit and lemon.  I  just don't detect citrus notes in this soap.  

Th Simpson Trafalgar T3 brush is an amazing value.  Simpson quality at a price competitive with the Chinese imports.  I don't know how Simpson pulled this one off.  Later this week I'm posting a comparison of the  Chubby 2 and T3.

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 05-18-2020, 06:12 PM
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(05-18-2020, 02:49 PM)bullgoose Wrote: Jose says that my order should ship by the end of the week. Hopefully the transit time isn't too bad. Here is a little teaser picture.

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Phil, the labels for top and side of the tub turned out excellent.  Of course, what matters is inside, and this is a fine LE soap.

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 05-18-2020, 06:12 PM
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  • chazt
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Looking forward to your thoughts on the T3.

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 06-04-2020, 05:58 PM
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  • Asafiev
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  • Lancaster, PA
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Hello Phil, any updates on this project?

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 06-20-2020, 11:46 AM
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  • Harvey
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  • North Hills CA
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Can we smoke it...or are vapors released when it is spread with the brush ?

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 06-20-2020, 12:50 PM
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  • bullgoose
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(06-04-2020, 05:58 PM)Asafiev Wrote: Hello Phil, any updates on this project?

The soap shipped on May 21st but, International shipping has been incredibly slow during the Pandemic. It is finally in the U.S.

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