US state-themed scented candles. For example, the Southern California candle smells like cactus, oranges and the ocean, the Northern Carolina candle smells like blackberries and BBQ sauce, and we don’t want to know what the New York candle smells like.
While you could spill some whiskey on your floor if you like the way it smells, a much better and less sticky solution would be to go for this recycled glass candle that’s scented like whiskey with a touch of maple. Burns for appx. 70 hours. Save 10% in The Awesomer Shop.
This is one candle that you’ll love to watch burn, as the evil Gestapo agent from Raiders of the Lost Ark meets his maker in the most excrutiatingly face-melting way possible. Ark of the Covenant sold separately.
Skip the dainty floral and vanilla candles and go with something a little more masculine this time. Flying Tiger Motorcycles’ candle is made with real 2-stroke engine oil and a “high-octane” fragrance. Made from soy wax with a wood wick.
If you enjoy scented designer candles but dislike their hefty pricetags, Fenix West is where it’s at. Their generous 9 oz candles are hand-poured with high quality soy-based waxes, and a multitude of individual scents create elegant complexity, for about half the price of their fancy counterparts.
Swag Brewery’s hand-poured soy wax candles offer beer-inspired scents including a sweet vanilla porter, a fruity apricot wheat, and a spicy, hoppy IPA. Don’t worry, they don’t smell like spilled beer. On the contrary, they smell great.