Favorite smells

Familyman

Ten Pointer
The fall woods and the spring woods each has its own unique, wonderful smell. I love each of them for nearly the same reason...only one has feathers and one has fur. In either season, the first time I experience that aroma it lights me up like a Christmas tree. :)
 

Blackwater

Twelve Pointer
In no particular order
Coffee
Burnt gunpowder
Curing tobacco
Freshly tilled earth in the spring
Crops being harvested in the fall
Bacon
Hardwood burning
I'd have to add tobacco after it had been packed down for a few weeks
Cut hay that has laid out in the sun for a full day
Corn bloom, smells like fresh cut watermelon
Wisteria blooming
The spicy smell of a thick stand of aspen trees when the leaves were turning yellow
Walking through thick Wyoming sagebrush
Burning jet fuel
Slipping through the swamp in my one man sneak boat
Last but not least, the smell of Hoppe's #9. This brings back memories of my Dad returning from a hunting trip and sitting in the kitchen dining area cleaning his gun and relating the events of the hunt to me, a knot headed kid of 6-7-8 who dreamed of the day that I could join him and the other men.
 

Shaggy

Old Mossy Horns
I'd add sawgrass either from the dunes at the beach or the marsh on a cold mornings duck hunt.
 

Blackwater

Twelve Pointer
I have yet to find out what plant produces it but it has a sweet tobacco-ish smell like my grandmother's peach snuff. I've smelled it from the Carolinas to central Florida and if I could find the source I'd plant an acre of it.
Possibly a weed found usually in poor soil and commonly called "rabbit tobacco", less commonly known as "Life everlasting", used for medicinal properties and smoked or chewed by damned near every NC countryboy at one time or another.

 
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BarSinister

Old Mossy Horns
Bacon
Coffee
Fresh cut grass
Various flowers
I'm with QBD on the slight whiff of skunk (too much no good!)
Hickory tree in a cool damp morning
the Ocean
Meat grilling
Meat Smoking
fire smoke
exhaust from my motorcycle ( I only inhale with shallow breaths)
ACF-50
Gun smoke
 

longrifle

Old Mossy Horns
Contributor
Possibly a weed found usually in poor soil and commonly called "rabbit tobacco", less commonly known as "Life everlasting", used for medicinal properties and smoked or chewed by damned near every NC countryboy at one time or another.

Could be! Thanks, I'll look into that!
 

6mm250

Four Pointer
Bacon
Wood smoke (hardwood)
Cooking over wood
Dillweed/dill pickles
Paper shotgun shells just fired
Autumn leaves

Mike
 

wildcat3

Twelve Pointer
Contributor
Leaves burning in the fall
Charcoal
Cut corn in the fall
Salt air at the beach
Race fuel and burnt rubber
Some cigars smell good some stink to no end
 
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Justin

Old Mossy Horns
Forgot to add.... watermelonish/fishy smell with an on-shore wind with a slick up coming up off the beach/pier
 

sky hawk

Old Mossy Horns
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Woodsmoke
charcoal burning
muscadines
persimmons
pipe tobacco
Buck tarsals (stinky good)
Coffee roasting (especially from S&D in Concord)
Fresh jar of peanut butter
Bacon-wrapped doves on the grill
Leather


I've grown to dislike fresh cut grass...
 

RBR

Four Pointer
The smell walking in my great aunts kitchen, it was the salted meat used for seasoning.
 
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