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Incense and Bakhoor

Discussion in 'Incense Sticks and Bakhoor' started by Ouddict, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Sho Bai Koh
    I’m impressed, nice balance of agarwood to spices.
    Like Sho Bai Koh, but less clove, and more agarwood.
    Haru No Yama
    Like Akikaze, but add musk (possibly plant based), and uses a different agarwood (my guess)
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  2. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    IO Walla Patta sticks

    I’m enjoying this stick so much that I had to get a few more tubes.
    At times the whiffs are quite perfumey.
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  3. Mr.P

    Mr.P Evoloudtionary Bioudlogist

    You have an amazing collection of incense! You are inspiring me to start looking for some myself. What is your best bang for the buck, Japanese style, oudamberlove, and where should i procure it?
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  4. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    The best bang for your buck, is relative to how you like the aroma. It’s useless to get a good deal on a stick you don’t like. Will pm you in a few hours with more details:Thumbsup:
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2019
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  5. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    A Trio from Tennendo
    Renzan, Kuukai, and Tensei

    They share a common thread, an ingredient I’m not familiar with. They strike me as good for room scenting.

    Another “long time not used” stick....
    Daihatsu Roukaku Aloeswood
    I’m wondering why this stick isn’t in my “daily rotation box”
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  6. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Started with a medley of sticks, then capped it off with Baieido’s Jinkoh Kokoh

    Most of the time the ingredients overpower the agarwood, but after the conditioning of lighting a medley of sticks, the ingredients in the Jinkoh Kokoh took a back seat, and the agarwood was able to shine. It’s certainly in there, I am not sure what region of agarwood was used, but if I were to guess, probably the Hakasui type Vietnamese.
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  7. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Kida Jinseido

    This stick is composed similar to Shunkohdo’s
    Ranjatai. That puts it in good company. A well made stick indeed.
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  8. Rai Munir

    Rai Munir Musk Man

    It is said by some respecrable persons with extreme certainty Jiang is the first source of certain artisanal oils.
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  9. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Baieido Kohshiboku
    One of my favorite blends.
    I still have a stick from an older batch, it is slighty better by about 10%
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  10. Bryan-I

    Bryan-I True Ouddict

    Vietnamese incense sticks from Tony Bolton. My wife thought I was heating some wild Vietnamese wood that I have on the subtism. Great value at $75 for 20 grams of sticks.

    Sent from my VS996 using Tapatalk
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  11. zakinkazi

    zakinkazi Whats this Oud About?

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  12. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Shoyeido Nan-kun

    Enjoying it more now than I ever did before.

    Topped it off with a stick that is supposed to be made with over 50% green oil kyara
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  13. Martin

    Martin Oud Novice

    I bought 2 packs of the same sticks. I burned one the night before and one last night. I pick up an annoying (and disappointing) mild harshness in those Nha Trang sticks. Could actually feel it in my throat last night. I burn a incense stick just a few feet away from where I sit. Maybe I’m sensitive to something others are not. I also wondered why the sticks are tan in color and not dark. Probably end up selling them at a loss!

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  14. zakinkazi

    zakinkazi Whats this Oud About?

    Yep you r right about that harshness Martin. I wasn't experienced on me but my kids did.
    Thought they were symptoms of flu but Just saw your post and all clear now.
  15. Martin

    Martin Oud Novice

    I’m not downing Tony and Tha as I have had many excellent transactions with woods. I think maybe Tony hasn’t burned any of the sticks himself or didn’t notice the harshness.
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  16. zakinkazi

    zakinkazi Whats this Oud About?

    Same here Martin. Both are talented and Respectful.
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  17. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Sorry to hear that.
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  18. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    This morning
    Tennendo Enkuu
    good aloeswood presence, but equally matched by a strong spice/herb presence, makes it a challenging stick to listen to.
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  19. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Shunkohdo Kyara Seikan

    I think this stick does not try to manufacture a Kyara note, and instead, leaves the Kyara content to contribute it’s own combusted note. Very low-key, but a Purist’s delight.
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  20. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Kida Jinseido Ikuhokoh and Shunkohdo Ranjatai,
    these are like brothers,
    one has some brightness with an ingredient I cannot identify, the other.....darker with Chocolate and Reiryo.

    Both wonderful, like works of olfactory art.

    But their cousin Baieido Koshiboku can show them a thing or two. It is ultra-wonderful IMO.
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