Why do the prettiest girlfriends always end up being the worst relationships?
Years ago I was involved with a striking beauty who was half-Norwegian and half-Chinese. I met her swing dancing, and for one of our first dates we went to a retro event held on the USS Hornet, an aircraft carrier museum located in the San Francisco Bay Area. After a few upbeat numbers the orchestra cooled us down with a ballad. I pulled the girl close and shifted into slow-dance mode, whereupon she whispered in my ear, “You smell like sweat, cologne, smoke and whiskey.”
It was a combination that met her approval.
St. Johns Bay Rum can provide you with two of the ingredients in that recipe: cologne and spirits. Back in the day St Johns ran an ad campaign whose copy read that many products out there can make you smell pretty, but this one makes you smell like a man:
It’s up to you to add the optional scents of sweat and smoke. As for bay rum’s more subtle ingredients, here’s what else is in the iconic fragrance that was founded in 1947:
A four-ounce bottle of the classic blend goes for $50, while a two-ounce bottle will run you a mere $35 and will still last longer than that relationship did. — CC