11 Best Tobacco Fragrances for Men


Tobacco colognes are amongst the best smelling fragrances for men so don’t let the thought of cigarettes deter you from trying one. Perfumers use the intense aroma of fresh tobacco leaf, not that pungent stale odor that results from burning a cigarette.

Tobacco cologne won’t harm you when you inhale it or wear it and it has causes none of the nasty side-effects associated with smoking.

Best tobacco fragrances for men: Pipe and tobacco image

Further down, you’ll find descriptions of some of the best tobacco colognes on the market but first …

What does tobacco cologne smell like?

There are several variations of tobacco perfume found in cologne including fresh tobacco leaf, sweet cherry tobacco, vanilla pipe tobacco, bitter pipe tobacco, and freshly rolled cigarettes.

The tobacco note can be found in the top, middle and base of a variety of perfumes and sometimes it’s obvious from the moment you spray it on and lasts throughout the day. Tobacco is an aroma that’s surprisingly addictive!

Many other fragrance notes such as vanilla, cherry, and cinnamon are complemented perfectly when used with tobacco. It injects a sweetness to create an incredibly intense and attractive fragrance.

If you have a craving to try a cologne with the beautiful scent of fresh tobacco, here are 11 of the very best:

1. Tobacco Oud by Tom Ford

Description

Tobacco Oud is a fragrance with a sweet-smelling mix of pipe tobacco and whiskey. It’s an intoxicatingly, bold fragrance that cannot be ignored.

The sweet whiskey note is noticeable straight followed by pipe tobacco. You can almost imagine you have just poured yourself a measure and prepared a pipe ready to smoke. Cinnamon and sweet oud come through during the dry down with a hint of cedar and sandalwood.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top note: Whiskey
  • Middle notes: Cinnamon, coriander
  • Base notes: Tobacco, oud, sandalwood, cedar, patchouli, vanilla, frankincense

When to wear it

Tobacco Oud has class and is a perfect fragrance for a fairly formal occasion. It suits cooler temperatures but can really be worn as you please. Be ready to receive plenty of reaction from anyone you might meet!

See reviews and the latest price of Tobacco Oud by following this link to Amazon.

Best Tobacco Fragrances for Men: Tobacco Oud by Tom Ford

2. The Dreamer by Versace

Description

The Dreamer by Versace is a fragrance for those who love the fragrance of tobacco and like to stand out in a crowd. Wear this and you’ll exude confidence and sensuality. This has a clean fresh scent that won’t fail to impress.

This 1996 Versace classic is an Oriental Fougere fragrance with a long-lasting aroma. It starts off fairly sweet and dries down to a gorgeous scent of freshly picked tobacco mingling with cedarwood.

The geranium mixed with rose is quite bold and floraly, and some people are not so sure about it, but it works really well with the tobacco if you just allow it time to dry down.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top notes: Clary sage, lavender, mandarin orange
  • Middle notes: Geranium, rose, tobacco
  • Base notes: Cedar, tonka bean

When to Wear it

The Dreamer is a warm fragrance suited to the cooler temperatures of fall and winter. It would be perfect for a weekend away, a romantic walk or an intimate night out.

See reviews and the latest price of The Dreamer by following this link to Amazon.

Best Tobacco Fragrances for Men: The Dreamer by Versace

3. Spicebomb Extreme by Viktor & Rolf

Description

Spicebomb Extreme by Viktor & Rolf has is a tobacco fragrance with an incredible mix of sweetness and spice.

At first, the citrusy bergamot and sharp grapefruit are apparent but soon after the comforting and wonderfully intoxicating aroma of tobacco kicks in.

The elemi adds a hint of Christmas pine needles. This is a fragrance that no-one can ignore and will earn you compliment after compliment.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top notes: Bergamot, grapefruit
  • Middle notes: Elemi, pink berries
  • Base notes: Tobacco, black vanilla, amber, and cistus (rock rose)

When to wear it

Spicebomb Extreme is a statement tobacco fragrance so wear it if you want to create a lasting impression. Being warm and alluring makes it perfect for cold seasons. Wear it on a date and you’ll be irresistible!

See reviews and the latest price of Spicebomb Extreme by following this link to Amazon.

Best Tobacco Fragrances for Men: Spicebomb Extreme by Viktor&Rolf

4. Herod by Parfums de Marly

Description

Herod by Parfums de Marly is a fragrance with a delicious aroma of fresh tobacco leaves. The opening note of cinnamon and pepper add sweetness and warmth and are followed by a smokey scent of incense mingling with the edible aroma of vanilla.

This fragrance will definitely get you noticed and should be worn with confidence.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top notes: Cinnamon, pepper
  • Middle notes: Tobacco, incense
  • Base notes: Vanilla, musk

When to wear it

Herod is one of those fragrances that works well day or night. It’s also comforting and warm which makes it perfect for colder weather.

See reviews and the latest price of Herod by following this link to Amazon.

Best tobacco fragrances for men: Herod by Parfums de Marly

5. Havana by Aramis

Description

Havana by Aramis is a fragrance with a name that invokes thoughts of infamous Cuban cigars.

It has a freshness created by the grapefruit and orange in its top notes. Carnation adds a spicy, peppery sweetness and the patchouli and oakmoss tie this down as a very masculine scent.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top notes: Artemisia absinthium, birch tar, juniper berry, mandarin orange, grapefruit
  • Middle notes: Tobacco, carnation, fir, cinnamon
  • Base notes: Sandalwood, patchouli, oakmoss, vetiver

When to wear it

Havana is a fragrance that makes me think of a gentleman’s club. It’s elegant and fits well when you need to be suited and booted at a formal occasion – perhaps at a dinner party with a cigar and whiskey in hand.

See reviews and the latest price of Havana by following this link to Amazon.

Best tobaccoc fragrances for men: Havana by Aramis

6. Angel Men Pure Havane by Thierry Mugler

Description

Angel Men Pure Havane by Thierry Mugler is also referred to as A*MEN because of the bottle design. This tobacco fragrance is pure boozy, chocolate, vanilla, intoxicating heaven!

It’s one of the most well-reviewed and well-loved Thierry Mugler creations for men. If you like edible-smelling gourmand fragrances, you’ll adore this one.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top note: Fresh tobacco
  • Middle notes: Honeyed tobacco, vanilla
  • Base notes: Patchouli, cacao

When to wear it

A*MEN Pure Havane is a perfect winter fragrance: strong and warm. It’s also a favorite clubbing or night out fragrance that won’t fail to create a lasting impression.

See reviews and the latest price of Angel Men by following this link to Amazon.

Best tobacco fragrances for men: Thierry Mugler Angel For Men Pure Havane

7. Tobacco Vanille by Tom Ford

Description

Tobacco Vanille by Tom Ford is a very popular tobacco fragrance and for good reason: it is simply gorgeous. It’s considered to be unisex so it is excellent for sharing.

The scent is reminiscent of aromatic pipe tobacco mixed with warm spices and vanilla. With Tobacco Vanille you get a fragrance that lasts all day long and into the evening.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top notes: Tobacco leaf, aromatic spices
  • Middle notes: Tonka bean, tobacco flower, vanilla, cacao
  • Base notes: Fruit accord, wood sap

When to wear it

Tom Ford’s inspiration for this fragrance was an English gentleman’s club and it is a classic masculine scent that pairs perfectly with black tie attire.

A fragrance this good doesn’t come cheap so it’s probably something to keep for the right occasions unless, of course, money’s no object.

See reviews and the latest price of Tobacco Vanille by following this link to Amazon.

Best tobacco fragrances for men: Tobaaco Vanille by Tom Ford

8. Burberry London For Men by Coty

Description

Burberry London For Men is a refined, sophisticated tobacco fragrance with a delightfully boozy, Christmassy aroma. It’s a warm, cinnamon spicy mix with a hint of leather and lavender.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top notes: Bergamot, lavender, warm cinnamon
  • Middle notes: Mimosa flower, rich leather, port wine
  • Base notes: Tobacco leaf, guaiac woods, oakmoss

When to wear it

Burberry London is a perfect cold-weather fragrance. A romantic fireside evening springs to mind. Or wear it to a Christmas party where you’ll really smell the part.

See reviews and the latest price of Burberry London by following this link to Amazon.

Best tobacco fragrances for men: Burberry London for Men

9. Chergui by Serge Lutens

Description

Chergui by Serge Lutens is a tobacco fragrance designed to be unisex. I think it is slightly more masculine than neutral. There is an air of mystery surrounding this scent, possibly an Eastern influence that stems from the incense.

The tobacco, hay, and honey are a sweet, prominent mix. This is not a shy and retiring fragrance and it will get you noticed.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top notes: Hay, iris, rose
  • Middle notes: Tobacco, honey, musk, incense, amber.
  • Base note: Sandalwood

When to wear it

You could really wear Chergui at any time of year and for any sort of occasion as long as you don’t mind being noticed. It is powerful and long-lasting so a little goes a long way.

To see reviews and the latest price of Chergui follow this link to Amazon.

Best tobacco fragrances for men:  Chergui by Serge Lutens

10. Black Walnut by Banana Republic 

Description

Black Walnut by Banana Republic is a great budget tobacco fragrance. It has a simple woody tobacco aroma with a slight hint of fruity cognac.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top note: Cognac
  • Middle note: Tobacco
  • Base note: Virginia cedar

When to wear it

You can wear Black Walnut all day every day and in any season. It has quite a low projection and needs reapplying throughout the day. You won’t mind doing this as it’s such a low price.

To see reviews and the latest price of Black Walnut follow this link to Amazon.

Best tobacco fragrances for men: Black Walnut by Banana Republic

11. Tobacco Collection Rich Warm Addictive by Zara

Description

Tobacco Collection Rich Warm Addictive by Zara is an amazing tobacco fragrance at an amazingly low price – as is typical of all Zara fragrances.

Once the aromatic top notes of peony and coconut fade, the rich sweetness of honey and vanilla make Rich Warm Addictive a delicious gourmand fragrance. After dry down, there’s a nice aroma of fresh tobacco mixed with powdery sandalwood and sweet cedar.

Fragrance Notes

  • Top notes: Coconut, white pony
  • Middle notes: Rum, honey, vanilla bourbon
  • Base notes: Tobacco, sandalwood, cedar

Rich Warm Addictive is a cozy cold-weather fragrance. It brings to mind evenings by the fire, wearing a roll-neck sweater, with a glass of bourbon in your hand.

The best place to buy this is from zara.com

Best tobacco fragrances for men: Rich Warm Addictive by Zara

Tobacco cologne – Conclusion

A tobacco cologne is a great addition to any scent wardrobe. With so many variations you’re sure to find the perfect one for you at a price you can afford. Tobacco really is a beautiful fragrance note.

Jane Pettitt

Hi, I'm Jane. I've had a passion for perfume since the age of 18. Purelyfragrance.com answers popular fragrance-related questions and contains guides to all sorts of perfumes, colognes, and fragrances for men and women. I write at home surrounded by cats (we have 4 at the moment) and also blog about these and other pets on petskb.com.

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