Colonial Candle has a wide selection of candles, and like many candle manufacturers, there are some hits & misses among the many fragrances. But if you’re thinking of making a purchase at Colonial, here are 5 candles that you should definitely consider.
1. Cucumber Fresca Candle
Official Colonial Candle Scent Description: Relax with this garden-inspired medley of cool, crisp cucumber and fresh cilantro leaves.
The Colonial Cucumber Fresca candle is a unique scent that is perfect for those who like crisp, clean scents. YouTube user SweetPerfectScents commented that she loved the scent in her online review. Fellow YouTuber Candledancer also posted a favorable review of the candle and name it one of her favorite candles for 2015. Both compared it to the “Jasmine Green Tea” candle from Yankee. This isn’t the strongest scent, but it does have an adequate scent throw which should work well in smaller rooms.
2. Tobacco & Honey Candle
Official Colonial Candle Scent Description: A sensual blend of tobacco leaf, amber, and white patchouli wrapped in carnation and honey. Its golden hue adds a splash of warmth to any setting.
Another unique scent from Colonial is the Tobacco & Honey candle which has bold, warm earthy notes mixed with a hint of sweetness. Youtube reviewer CandleDancer called the scent “phenomenal” in her online review. In a separate youtube video, reviewer Lisashares commented that she liked the honey, tobacco & amber notes from the candle. Both reviewers called the scent strong.
3. Colonial Old Fashioned Lemonade
Official Colonial Scent Description: Fresh squeezed lemons mixed with sugar crystals make for the perfect Cape Cod refreshment.
One of the best fruit scented candles made by Colonial is the Old Fashioned Lemonade, which has a scent reminiscent to Country Time Lemonade. CandleScoop.com gave the candle 4.5 out of 5 stars, calling the scent a “tart, pucker-your-mouth lemon scent with just the right amount of sweetness”. YouTube user SweetPerfectScents posted a positive review saying the candle smelled like “sweet, delicious lemonade” and called the scent “strong”.
4. Apricot Mint Candle
Official Colonial Scent Description: A delicate botanical blend of lemon, juicy apricot, and crisp mint leaves.
The Colonial Apricot Mint candle is another sweet scented fruit candle with strong notes of apricots, citrus & a hint of mint. CandleFind.com gave the candle a near perfect 4.5 out of 5 stars, praising the candle for its performance & scent. YouTube user AlwaysBeingBelle posted a positive review complimented the scent and recommended it for anyone who likes Apricot.
5. Plum Cassis Candle
Official Colonial Scent Description: Damask plum is surrounded by tart notes of cranberry and cassis. Pink sugar, clove bud and jasmine flower linger throughout. Warming accords of vanilla lace and tobacco flower adds depth to this fragrant affair.
The Plum Cassis candle is an intense experience, with a bold, complex scent on both cold sniff & while burning. This candle has defined notes of plum, cassis and jasmine that linger long after the candle is extinguished. ScentedWaxReviews.com gave the Plum Cassis wax melt a 4/5 star rating on both scent & throw. In their review, BestofCandles.com called the scent “perfumey and intense” and said it had a masculine tone.