Afghan Kush Cultivar Review (Sativa Hybrid)

Afghan Kush Cultivar Review (Sativa Hybrid)

Afghan Kush Cultivar Review: Total Score: 92

Afghani Kush is a “sativa hybrid” (according to the dispensary) cultivar. For me, Afghan Kush has wonderful long-ago memories that have nothing to do whether the strain is indica or sativa. Exclusive Provisioning, Ann Arbor, MI is listed on the label as the producer, which in this case means they grew and sold the product. Exclusive calls this a “Landrace” strain, which might or might not be true since they also call it a sativa hybrid. It’s a bit confusing. The only names I could find in my research on this cultivar is Afghani OG or OG Kush. It doesn’t matter to me what it’s called, it has a terrific mental effect. It’s also lower in THC than many strains I’ve seen lately. At just over 16%, it has a nice effect without becoming overwhelming. It has some body effect as well and what was there was very nice indeed. The mental effect was nice and mellow, without being too energizing. It lasted over several hours and never seemed to lock me into the couch as I would expect from a sativa-hybrid cultivar.

Afghani Kush is a legendary strain so let’s see if Exclusive lives up to the legend.

Afghan Kush – Appearance

Afghan Kush Cultivar ReviewThe nugs were fairly small, but not too small. There was a lot of frost (trichomes) all over the flowers including the little bits of stem. Plus, you could see lots of orange stigmas. It wasn’t overly trimmed, but I still would have liked to see more leaf. That’s me though.

Appearance Score: 18/20

Afghan Kush  – Aroma

Wow! If this was a wine, I’d call it a fruit bomb. In the wine world, a fruit bomb has a massive aroma and taste. This started with the aroma of fresh fruit. I could not detect any pinene or other terpenes normally present in this kind of sativa bud. This was not bad, but it made me wonder. It had lots of fruity aromas all over the place. I don’t believe I’ve ever smelled as fruity and luscious aroma as this. Exclusive says on their site they’re in the business of growing exceptional cannabis. This one certainly has an exceptional aroma.

Aroma Score: 19/20

Afghan Kush – Taste

The aromas came right through the taste. Perhaps the cure wasn’t long enough or it was too dry, but it was a bit harsh on the first toke. There was some coughing, but not a lot and it got mellower as it smoked down in the bowl. The taste went all the way through the process and you could still taste the delicious fruitiness in the exhalation and the fruity taste lingered for a while. In wine, this would be the finish and Afghan Kush had a pretty good finish. A few points lost for the harshness.

Taste Score: 17/20

Afghan Kush – Effect

The Afghan Kush cultivar is called sativa by various sources and hybrid by Exclusive Brands. While I don’t believe in the sativa or indica terms, the bud did have more of what one would call a ‘sativa’ effect. It was very uplifting. The mind effect had several nuanced layers in it. They were distinct but worked together. Very uplifting and somewhat euphoric. And funny. Many things seemed humorous. There wasn’t much body effect until about 2 1/2 hours after smoking. Then it was just relaxing and maybe a bit sleepy. It was very easy and relaxing to laugh while under the influence.

The effect started about 3 or 4 minutes after we had our first toke. First, my mind felt relaxed and happy. Then my mind seemed to sharpen and the events of the day seemed humorous. It was a fairly focused effect and I liked it a lot.

Effect Score: 18/20

Afghan Kush Cultivar Review Summary

I was impressed with Afghan Kush. It was excellent, and probably a ‘go back to’ based on the grower. Afghan Kush was grown by a large vertically integrated company in Michigan, Exclusive Brands. They are both retailers and growers.

This shop lets you select your buds, which I like because I photograph almost every bud I buy. I like to crush (or grind) my flowers when I use them.

 

 

 

 

Afghan Kush created a memorable effect. If you like a brain buzz, you’ll really enjoy this strain. If you want a strain that enhances creativity and gives lots of energy, Afghan Kush is that strain. A light session of 1 or 2 puffs will get your brain going for a few hours, but won’t give you that burst of creativity you might want.

Afghan Kush Strain Review Total Score: 92

What Is Blue Dream, and What Makes the Weed Strain So Popular?

What Is Blue Dream, and What Makes the Weed Strain So Popular?

Original Post: Merry Jane: What Is Blue Dream, and What Makes the Weed Strain So Popular?

[Canniseur: Blue Dream is one of the best cultivars out there. I’ve had it from four states and depending on the grower, it can vary wildly. But the effect is always a blend of body and mind. Very few cultivars are as constant as Blue Dream although the worst (while still really good) was in Washington and the best from Colorado, although Michigan wasn’t far behind.]

If you smoke weed, then you’ve probably puffed Blue Dream at least once. If you haven’t, trust me: At some point in your cannabis consuming career, you probably will.

Blue Dream, unlike other legendary cannabis strains such as Chem Dog, has no documented history, and, as far as we know, no verifiable oral history, either. There’s no cool story detailing how Blue Dream evolved from seed to icon. According to most sources, Blue Dream likely originated somewhere in Northern California as a cross between a Blueberry plant (a legendary strain in its own right) and a Haze plant (another legend, but not one you see so much these days).

Of course, no one knows for sure if Blue Dream actually came from Blueberry and Haze parents, but it makes for one really catchy — and fitting — strain name.

How to Identify Blue Dream

Genuine Blue Dream buds should be relatively dense and bell-shaped, though smaller ones may come in the popcorn variety. One whiff of it should immediately remind someone of sweet berry or floral notes. Its scent should also carry a little spice, and some cannabis lovers swear they can detect a hint of gas or rubber when they smell its flowers, too.

But where Blue Dream really shines is in its purported heady effects.

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Above, the iconic Juicy J mixtape cover for “Blue Dream & Lean”

Blue Dream Is Famous for How It Feels

Now, before we jump into this next part, understand that everyone reacts to cannabis differently. What one strain may do for you may not ring true for someone else. Furthermore, the same strain from the same batch of buds can produce varying effects within the same individual, as well.

However, Blue Dream became a staple of the dispensary menu because, to borrow some outdated marketing terms, it blends some of the best aspects of “sativas” and “indicas” into one powerhouse of a plant. Essentially, Blue Dream usually gets people decently lit without knocking them out or turning them into couch-locked zombies.

For instance, Blue Dream reportedly works well at controlling pain and managing anxiety levels, but it provides enough energy to keep most tokers functional throughout the day. And while it can stimulate the munchies, it does so moderately. So, most of its consumers won’t feel the need to gorge on junk food ‘round-the-clock just to feel baseline. (Again, marijuana’s effects are always dose-dependent, so keep that in mind, too.)

Combine Blue Dream’s conservative but highly-beneficial effects with its candied aroma and rich flavors, and you’ve got an MVP strain on your hands.

At one point, Blue Dream boasted the title of Colorado’s most popular strain. From 2015 to sometime around the turn of 2017 to 2018, Blue Dream dominated dispensary and retail weed sales in the Centennial State. (It later lost its most-popular title to Gorilla Glue #4, now known as GG#4.) In fact, Blue Dream was so popular in Colorado that some unscrupulous dispensaries began crossing their Blue Dream plants with other strains to keep up with demand, but they still sold the hybrid as Blue Dream so they could piggyback off its notoriety.

Basically, if you want that chill, half-lidded stoney feeling, but you don’t want to sleep through most of it, seek out some Blue Dream. If you’re unsure if your local pot shop is carrying genuine Blue Dream, bring along an herb-hardened friend who can determine if your batch passes the smell (and smoke) test.

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WM Strains Madness: Let’s take a look at the Dank Sixteen

WM Strains Madness: Let’s take a look at the Dank Sixteen

[Canniseur: In these days of COVID-19, I’ve been missing my favorite time in sports (unless the Cubs are in the World Series) and that’s March Madness. It’s the one thing the NCAA gets right and I’m having a total Jones for it. Along comes this; Strains Madness! YES! I’ve never had Biscotti, but if it beat Blue Dream, I’m headed to the dispensary now! We’re down to the Dank Sixteen. If you want to vote, head on over to the Weedmaps Instagram account.]

This story was originally published on Weedmaps as Weedmaps Strains Madness

The 1st round has come to an end and WOW have the mighty fallen. Only one 1st seed (OG Kush) made it out of the first round, the rest were upset by the 8th seeds, including both wild card write-ins. Here’s a look at how all the matches ended:

The field now looks like this:

Before we jump into the second round matchups, we want to give a big thank you to everyone who voted. Nearly 62,000 votes were submitted in total through Weedmaps’ Instagram stories.

Quick thing: don’t forget to vote on Weedmaps’ Instagram stories. Polls will stay open until Thursday 4:20 p.m. PST.

And with that, let’s dive into the 8 second-round matchups and the 16 strains competing.

Shelf 1

(8) Purple Punch v. (2) Sour Diesel

In a surprising upset, the wild card Purple Punch pummelled 1st seed Biscotti, taking in 64% of the votes. Purple Punch is going up against Sour Diesel, a classic strain that easily dismissed Kush Mints in round one. I think this is where Purple Punch’s luck ends and expect to see Sour Diesel advance, but we could have another upset in the making.

Winner: TBD

(3) Green Crack v. (5) Gelato

Green Crack and AK-47 tied the on the first vote before Green Crack took the match in a shortened second vote. Gelato came up victorious in its much-publicized first-round matchup with Blue Dream. Green Crack is a utility strain going up against Gelato’s higher profile. The winner should be a good indicator of what kind of weed you all favor.

Winner: TBD

Shelf 2

(1) OG Kush v. (7) Northern Lights

The most dominant performance in the first round went to OG Kush, which crushed Pink Panties. OG Kush was one of only two strains to get more than 3,000 votes, so it’s safe to assume it should handle 7th seed Northern Lights with ease. But we’ll have to see.

Winner: TBD

(6) GG4 v. (4) Wedding Cake

GG4 escaped a fairly close skirmish with Forbidden Fruit winning by just 281 votes, the closest contest (besides the tie). It will face Wedding Cake, which had a breezy first round against Cherry Pie. I don’t think Wedding Cake is going to have it as easy in the second round considering how battle-tested GG4 is. Whoever advances should have a tough, but a winnable matchup with OG Kush.

Winner: TBD

Shelf 3

(8) Jack Herer v. (7) Godfather OG

I had a feeling Jack Herer was going to stomp on Acapulco Gold. You all loved Jack, but you also loved Godfather OG nearly as much. Jack Herer got 2,376 votes to Godfather OG’s 2,300, a mere 76 vote difference. Fingers crossed this one comes down to the wire.

Winner: TBD

(6) Granddaddy Purple v. (5) Pineapple Express

Granddaddy Purple didn’t break much of a sweat against 24k and easily advanced to the next matchup. Unfortunately, it will be facing up against Pineapple Express, which was the other strain to get more than 3,000 votes. Pineapple Express has a ton of momentum, we’ll see if it continues in this second-round matchup.

Winner: TBD

Shelf 4

(8) Alien OG v. (2) Sherbet

It proved to be a respectable matchup, but Alien OG ended up knocking out GSC fairly decisively, 58% to 42%. But Sherbet comes out of the first round looking strong. While Alien OG took in 2,226 votes, Sherbet brought home 2,462 votes in the first round. Perhaps Sherbet had weaker competition (sorry Harlequin), but if momentum stays the same this should be a close matchup to watch.

Winner: TBD

(3) Afghani v. (4) GMO Cookies

Afghanistan v. GMO Cookies is a solid matchup. GMO Cookies had a little bit more momentum once the first round was all said and done, but this should stay a close matchup.

Winner: TBD

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Toke Up and Turn On: Pot Strains Rumored to Get You Hot and Horny

Toke Up and Turn On: Pot Strains Rumored to Get You Hot and Horny

Original Post: Merry Jane: Toke Up and Turn On: Pot Strains Rumored to Get You Hot and Horny

[Canniseur: I want some! Which cultivar? All of them!! Well, they’re only ‘rumored’ to get me hot and horny, but I’ll take rumors. 😜 Although I’ve heard of and consumed 5 of the strains, a few of them I’d never heard of…you can bet that they’ll be on my search list when I go to dispensaries outside of Michigan.]

“If music be the food of love,” William Shakespeare famously wrote about 400 years ago, “play on.” Adjusting arousal factors to today’s players, the modern version might declare, “If marijuana be a dank factor in dope sex, fire it up!”

With prohibition continuing to crumble, cannabis increasingly benefits society in newly reported ways. To date, weed’s well-known psychoactive effects include general happiness, mellow vibes, giddy contemplation, junk food hunger, and even degrees of enjoyable paranoia. Of late, though, smokers’ circles are abuzz with the notion that certain strains pack an aphrodisiac effect — meaning that when you take a hit, you get hot, horny, and highly DTF.

Scientifically, it makes sense. THC releases dopamine in the brain while other cannabinoids in marijuana stimulate receptors elsewhere in the body, including the nervous system and the sexual organs. The effect can reduce anxiety, increase sensitivity to touch, and prompt feelings of connectedness, thereby making it a short leap from kind bud to smoking sex. Need more proof? Check out our bi-weekly column Stoned Sex, which explores the intersection of sex and sativas, intercourse and indicas.

In 2017, the Stanford University School of Medicine published a study involving more than 28,000 females and 22,000 males between the ages of 24 and 45. The results indicated that regular cannabis consumers had 20 percent more sex than non-users did.

Dr. Michael Eisenberg, the study’s senior author, wrote, “Frequent marijuana use doesn’t seem to impair sexual motivation or performance. If anything, it’s associated with increased coital frequency.” Ultimately, the study concluded “a possible active role [exists] for marijuana fostering sexual activity.”

Apparently, this may be old news — like, way old. Weed’s use as sexual stimulant reportedly dates back centuries. In the Journal of Psychedelic Drugs, Dr. Michael Aldrich wrote that tantric cannabis has been a fact of life in India since at least 700 AD, frequently in the form of “bhang,” a sugary marijuana milk drink users downed to activate, enhance, and extend sexual pleasure.

In 2020 AD, commercially-cultivated marijuana comes in what can feel like an infinite amount of specialized strains, some of which we keep hearing can pack a positive wallop in users’ pants.

Backed largely by the most fun kind of evidence — anecdotal, meaning the words of those who’ve done it — here is a roundup of strains that are allegedly said to spark the sexy.


Asian Fantasy

Sativa-dominant Asian Fantasy has become something of a Holy Grail strain due to both its strength and the fact that it’s not always easy to find. The search for Asian Fantasy is absolutely worth the effort, though. The flower’s unique high is said to deliver sizable euphoric uplift both in the brain and other organs south of the waistline.

In praising Asian Fantasy, author Nichole Richter writes for Marijuana Break, “It’s the perfect vacation-sex weed. This one will keep you hopping (and humping) like the energizer bunny.”

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Bubblegum Kush

Named for its candy-sweet taste and aroma, the Netherlands-created Bubblegum Kush has an 80/20 indica-over-sativa ratio that users cherish for creating a happy glow.

Writing on Leafly, noted “CannaSexual” expert Ashley Manta recounted how Bubblegum Kush boosted one bedroom session: “Its heady high gave me a sensual buzz and increased my need for touch… I instantly noticed my body’s increased responsiveness to his touch. I’m extra sensitive to tactile stimulation when high… I could feel myself getting much more aroused than usual. Bubblegum Kush also got me closer to a relaxed orgasm… A relaxed orgasm is more of a peaceful experience where it just washes over you, and I found that with Bubblegum Kush, I didn’t experience as much tension.”

Sounds pretty sweet to us. We’re convinced.

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Cherry Diesel

Cherry Diesel is the potent offspring of two popular strains, Cherry and Turbo Diesel, and it delivers the best of both its parents by way of an upbeat high that lasts long and keeps you kicking — or whatever other activity might occur naturally.

The sexy cannabis site Weed Girls praised Cherry Diesel for its uplifting qualities. “Providing an instant energy boost, this sativa will make you euphoric and lively, and definitely give you a big boost in bed — and a good bang for your buck (in more ways than one)!”

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Grand Daddy Purple

While its moniker might suggest a very particular type of fetish, Grand Daddy Purple has been a hugely beloved variety of bud for over 15 years. And among its many points of praise is how it positively impacts arousal and intercourse.

“Sex Was Different After Smoking Granddaddy Purple,” a bluntly-titled article on the website Hytiva posits. The piece dives deep and with great detail into the author’s unbridled passion for GDP, beginning with the very certain statement: “I slip into a state of body buzzing bliss that makes me want to run my fingertips over everything. Thoughts float without a care in the world, and a bed sounds super comfy. That’s when I found out it’s far better with someone else in it.”

Other observations include, “I felt our energies melt together” and “the peak was seemingly longer.” We’ll toke to that!

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Green Crack

No less an authority than Snoop Dogg himself coined the name Green Crack for this strain after imbibing it and blasting off. Originally just called Cush, this skunky concoction with 24% THC content is believed to hail from Athens, Ohio and can reportedly rocket you into erotic nirvana.

As the website Kolas makes clear, “Green Crack is one of the few sativa strains that offer such sharp energy and focus along with an invigorating mental buzz, which is why we think it’s one of the best strains for sex… perfect for anyone wants to have the kind of sex that connects you physically, mentally, and spiritually.”

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Purple Princess

With its berry flavors, purple buds that pack quite a punch, and penchant to spark creativity and social interaction, Purple Princess is sweet and inspiring. That goes for sex, too — even among macho-types.

In describing Purple Princess for Maxim, writer Zeynep Yenisey expounds, “This hybrid will make you feel euphoric, uplifted, and deliciously tingly from head to toe. And you know what that means, don’t you? Yup, sex will be a creative, euphoric, tingly erotic journey headed straight towards orgasmville.” We’re not sure if Orgasmville has legal weed, but we’re still down for a visit.

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Sexxpot

From its name alone, Sexxpot instantly lays bare its claims of erotic potency. Better still is that this carnal cannabis creation by Paradigm Medical Marijuana’s Karen Wagner more than lives up to its legendarily sensual reputation.

Originally bred from Mr. Nice genetics, Sexxpot is a pure indica with a low level of THC at around 14% by design. The aim is to pump puffers full of euphoric feelings while not washing away their consciousness with a hard-to-handle high.

The pot review site I Love Growing Marijuana gushes of Sexxpot in particular for its lustful effect on ladies, stating, “Dubbed as the ‘Female Viagra,’ the natural aphrodisiac takes away societal and physical inhibitions. These mental barriers commonly keep women from being their unapologetic self. To many, the new found freedom is completely arousing.”

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Ultimate Trainwreck

What comes after a Trainwreck? Why, the Ultimate Trainwreck, of course! Taking flight from where the massively popular OG Trainwreck strain left off, Ultimate Trainwreck is a brain-and-body encompassing strain that dominates users with a hugely muscular buzz that borders on tripping — and also unleashes volcanic sexual arousal and eruptive orgasms.

In addition to amplifying bliss and vibrancy, Ultimate Trainwreck is believed to help users focus. Just be prepared, because once you blaze up and hit the sheets, you’re not likely heading anywhere else for a while (not that you’d want to, but hey). You may also find yourself indulging some previously unspoken fantasies — or even coming up with new ones.

The cannabis site Caliva writes of Ultimate Trainwreck: “Euphoria and sex are joined at the hip — doing the deed minus waves of euphoria is a sad deed (indeed). So Ultimate Trainwreck is an excellent sex partner. The sativa strain can lead to a pulsing, all-encompassing sense of euphoria that brightens and makes richer the sex-induced euphoria.” We’re down for this wild locomotive ride.

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Tiger’s Milk — Grown by Silver Peak (Colorado)

Tiger’s Milk — Grown by Silver Peak (Colorado)

Tiger’s Milk — Cultivar Review: Total Score: 92

Tiger’s Milk is a “sativa” cultivar that I had never tried before. It’s called sativa by the High Valley Dispensary in Antonito, CO and a hybrid by Silver Peak, the grower. Doesn’t matter what it’s called as it has a really distinct and nice mental effect. And it’s lower in THC than many strains, clocking in at just over 14%, so you can control your buzz better. It doesn’t have much of a body effect, but what was there was very nice indeed. The uplifting mental effect was nice and lasted over several hours before becoming a bit heavy.

Tiger’s Milk – Appearance

Bud of Tiger’s Milk

The nugs were fairly small, but not too small. There was a lot of frost (trichomes) all over the flowers including the little bits of stem. And there were lots of orange stigmas to see. It wasn’t overly trimmed, but I still would have liked to see more leaf. That’s me though.

Appearance Score: 18/20

Tiger’s Milk  – Aroma

Wow! If this was a wine, I’d call it a fruit bomb. In the wine world, a fruit bomb is a wine that has a massive aroma and taste. This started with a massive aroma of fresh fruit. I could not detect any pinene or other terpenes that are normal in this kind of sativa bud. Not in a bad way either. It had fruity aromas all over the place. I don’t believe I’ve ever smelled as fruity and luscious aroma as this. Silver Peak says on their site they’re in the business of growing exceptional cannabis. This one certainly was exceptional in the aroma.

Aroma Score: 19/20

Tiger’s Milk – Taste

The aromas came right through the taste. Perhaps the cure wasn’t long enough or it was too dry, but it was a bit harsh on the first toke. There was some coughing, but not a lot and it got mellower as it smoked down in the bowl. The taste went all the way through the process and you could still taste the delicious fruitiness in the exhalation and the fruity taste lingered for a while. In wine, this would be the finish and Tiger’s Milk had a pretty good finish. A few points lost for the harshness.

Taste Score: 17/20

Tiger’s Milk – Effect

The Tiger’s Milk cultivar is called sativa by the dispensary and hybrid by Silver Peak. Since I don’t believe in sativa or indica as terms, the bud did have more of what I would call a ‘sativa’ effect. It was very uplifting. The mind effect was felt to almost have several nuanced layers in it. They were distinct from one another but worked together as a whole. Very uplifting and somewhat euphoric. And funny. Many things seemed humorous. There wasn’t much body effect until about 2 1/2 hours after smoking. Then it was just relaxing and maybe a bit sleepy. It was very easy and relaxing to laugh while under the influence.

The effect started about 3 or 4 minutes after we had our first toke. First, my mind felt relaxed and happy. Then my mind seemed to sharpen and the events of the day seemed humorous. It was a fairly focused effect and I liked it a lot.

Effect Score: 18/20

Tiger’s Milk Strain Review Summary

I was impressed with Tiger’s Milk. It was excellent, and probably a ‘go back to’ based on the grower. I wasn’t happy happy with the way it was packaged, but it’s both expedient and cost-effective for dispensaries to sell it this way. It sure doesn’t help my storage situation though, since I have to get storage. or let you see and sometimes pick out the bud as you buy it. The dispensary did allow me to pick out the weed. Tiger’s Milk was grown by a very large company in Colorado. Silverpeak Cannabis, who are both retailers and growers.

Plastic Bag Stuffed with FlowerMy only objection to this strain has nothing to do with the grower, but the package it was delivered in. This shop let me select the buds, but then put them in a plastic bag that they then stuffed into a ‘pharmacy’ container like a lot of dispensaries use. The advantage is the flower doesn’t get crushed. I like to crush (or grind) my flowers when I use them, not in the package thank you. Please dispensaries, if you’re listening stop using plastic bags. And especially stop using plastic bags and then stuffing them into a container.

Tiger’s Milk created a memorable effect. If you like a brain buzz, you’ll really enjoy this strain. If you want a strain that enhances creativity and gives lots of energy, Tiger’s Milk is that strain. A light session of 1 or 2 puffs will get your brain going for a few hours, but won’t give you that burst of creativity you might want.

Tiger’s Milk Strain Review Total Score: 92

Witches Weed Cultivar Review

Witches Weed Cultivar Review

Witches Weed Cultivar Review: Total Score: 81

Witches Weed is a “sativa” cultivar that I had never tried before. Called sativa by the dispensary and grower, it has a good mental effect. It also has a pleasant body effect as well. The uplifting and open mental effect was nice as long as it lasted; about 2 hours. After that, it got a bit heavy. Heavy in the body that is. My mind stayed mostly open and alert even as the body effect made me feel tired.

Witches Weed – Appearance

Witches Weed

Teensy nugs of Witches Weed

The buds were very small, tight and dense. I’m guessing it was grown outdoor, although the dispensary didn’t know. This batch of Witches Weed was heavily trimmed, which I find distracting. With a too heavy a hand on the trimming machine there’s not a ton of character left. In fact, these were teensy buds and I thought they were terrible. As you can see here. The buds were frosted with some pale orange stigma.

Appearance Score: 15/20

Witches Weed  – Aroma

The flower had some terpenes, but wasn’t hugely aromatic. The most notable aroma was garlic…as in the cultivar Garlic Cookies. What was there was OK, but I’m not a fan of the smell of garlic in my cannabis flower. The aroma of garlic is not one terpene, but several. When it’s in the genetics of a cannabis cultivar, it’s unmistakable. It overpowers just about everything else. I do like garlic…in my food. Just not sure I like it in my buds although some people swear by it.

Aroma Score: 15/20

Witches Weed – Taste

While the aromas of this strain had a lot of garlic in them, there wasn’t a lot of it in the taste, which I’d have to call neutral. were not distinct, neither was the taste. It tasted like uh, weed! That’s it. This strain tasted like weed. The smoke was just slightly harsh, but the bud was decently cured and had a bit of a vegetative taste.

Taste Score: 14/20

Witches Weed – Effect

Witches Weed Cultivar The Witches Weed cultivar is called sativa. The body effect and a mind effect seem to be distinct from one another. Not like a unified whole. The body effect is relaxing and gave my body a feeling of well being. The mind effect is energetic and happy. It was very easy and relaxing to laugh, if such a thing is possible. I guess it must be as that’s exactly what it felt like.

The effect started about 5 or 6 minutes after we had a puff. First, my body started to feel relaxed. This would be a great buzz after the gym. As my body started to relax, my mind seemed to sharpen. It wasn’t a hugely focused effect, but it was very pleasant.

Effect Score: 17/20

Witches Weed Strain Review Summary

I can’t say I was overly impressed with Witches Weed. (Annie- “I loved this cultivar. It was a very spiritual high that is hard to explain. But it truly felt magical.”) It was pretty good, but not a go back to strain or grower. The other thing I didn’t like was the packaging (here on the left). It’s wasteful. And it’s opaque. Most dispensaries either package in transparent packages, which are also wasteful, or let you see the bud as you buy it. Witches Weed was made by a very large company in Michigan. WANA edible gummies are packaged in the exact same plastic container as the buds came in. It’s not how I want to buy my weed.

Witches Weed did not create a memorable effect, but it was OK. If you like an OK brain buzz, you’ll enjoy this strain. If you want a strain that enhances creativity, and gives lots of energy, Witches Weed is not that strain. A light session of 1 or 2 puffs will get your brain going for a few hours, but won’t give you that burst of creativity you might want.

Witches Weed Strain Review Total Score: 81

ZuZu #19 – Strain Review

ZuZu #19 – Strain Review

ZuZu #19 Strain Review: Total Score: 86

ZuZu #19 is a hybrid strain that was new to me. It was called sativa by the dispensary. And while it did have a good mental effect, there was also a component of body effect. The mental effect was uplifting and open. The body effect was relaxing. It lasted, about 2 hours, but after that, the body effect got a bit heavy. My mind stayed mostly open and alert even as the late body effect began.

I have no idea where the name ZuZu #19 comes from. A web search turned up almost nothing except some other dispensaries listing ZuZu #9 and ZuZu #10. No ZuZu #19 was reported anywhere on line that I could find.

ZuZu #19 – Appearance

ZuZu #19 Bud

Bud of ZuZu #19

The buds were small, tight, and dense. The dense quality of the buds tells me it was outdoor grown although the dispensary didn’t know. The bud was machine trimmed with a somewhat heavy hand, which is always a bit of a distraction for me. Too much trimming takes away most of the character. In fact, as with most dispensary buds I see these days, they’re trimmed so much that they lose their character. The buds were unevenly frosted with pale orange stigma. In my opinion, this went a little too far on the trim.

Appearance Score: 16/20

ZuZu #19 – Aroma

The flower some terpenes, but the most notable aroma was garlic…as in garlic cookies. It’s an OK aroma, but I generally don’t care for the smell of garlic in my weed. It’s not one terpene, but several that make up that smell. When it’s in the genetics, it’s unmistakable. It overpowers just about everything else. I do like garlic…in my food. Just not sure I like it in my buds although some people swear by garlic strains (like Garlic Cookies). It’s a personal thing.

Aroma Score: 15/20

ZuZu #19 – Taste

While the aromas of this strain had a some garlic in them, there was almost none in the taste, which is fine by me. The taste wasn’t really special, but it was somewhat floral with maybe a bit of pine. The smoke was a bit harsh, but the bud was decently cured. Perhaps it was cured a bit too fast because of the trace of harshness.

Taste Score: 12/20

ZuZu #19 – Effect

ZuZu #19 is mostly sativa. It doesn’t matter if it’s called a hybrid. Garlic cookies is supposed to be ‘indica’ dominant. This wasn’t. There’s a body effect and a mind effect that seem to be distinct from one another. The body effect is relaxing and gives a feeling of well being. The mind effect is an energetic and happy effect. It was very easy and relaxing to laugh, if such a thing is possible. I guess it must be as that’s exactly what it felt like.

The effect started about 5 or 6 minutes after I had a puff. First, my body started to feel relaxed. This would be a great buzz after the gym. As my body started to relax, my mind seemed to sharpen. It wasn’t a hugely focused effect, but it was very pleasant.

Effect Score: 16/20

ZuZu #19 Strain Review Summary

I can’t say ZuZu #19 created a truly memorable effect, but it was good. If you like a good combination effect, this is a strain you might really enjoy. If you want something to propel you through a creative day, ZuZu #19 is perhaps not the right strain for you. A light session of 1 or 2 puffs will keep you relaxed for two or three hours. As you move through the effect, you’ll just stay relaxed.

ZuZu #19 Strain Review Total Score: 79

Glue Trap Strain Review (Hybrid)

Glue Trap Strain Review (Hybrid)

Glue Trap Strain Review: Total Score: 79

Glue Trap is a hybrid cannabis strain. Called sativa by the dispensary (and probably the grower), it has as much body effect as mental effect. I would call this a hybrid, no matter what the label. The uplifting mental effect combined with the relaxing body effect was quite nice. I enjoyed a very calming body feeling allied with an energetic head buzz. Maybe not the best or the most defined strain I’ve had recently, but still very nice. It’s time to let all know about Glue Trap with an official Glue Trap Strain Review.

There are many growers and breeders of Gorilla Glue…oops, we have to call it GG#4. This is a hybrid of GG#4 and Guard Dog. I’ve consumed GG#4 before, but had never heard of Guard Dog.

Glue Trap – Appearance

Glue Trap Bud

A nice bud of Glue Trap

The buds were smallish and somewhat tight, but not really dense. I don’t know if this was outdoor or indoor grown. It was also heavily trimmed in a machine, but that’s the way most buds are delivered to dispensaries these days. The labor involved in hand trimming is huge and isn’t really economically feasible except for boutique growers. The buds were frosted all over with lots of pale to bright orange stigma. It wasn’t overly trimmed, but this is about as far as I like to go with machine trimmed bud.

Appearance Score: 16/20

Glue Trap – Aroma

The flower had nice terpenes, but there was nothing noteworthy. It was a good aroma, just had nothing that jumped out of the bud and into my olfactory. Don’t misunderstand, it was a nice aroma, but it wasn’t an extraordinary aroma. There’s lots of myrcene, some pinene, linalool and perhaps some camphene in the aroma, but nothing was dominant.

Aroma Score: 15/20

Glue Trap – Taste

As the aromas of this strain were not distinct, neither was the taste. It tasted like uh, weed! That’s it. This strain tasted like weed. The smoke was just slightly harsh, but the bud was decently cured and had a bit of a vegetative taste.

Taste Score: 12/20

Glue Trap – Effect

Glue Trap is a true hybrid. There’s a body effect and a mind effect that’s distinct from one another. The body effect is relaxing and gives a feeling of well being. The mind effect is an energetic and happy effect. It was very easy and relaxing to laugh, if such a thing is possible. I guess it must be as that’s exactly what it felt like.

The effect started about 5 or 6 minutes after I had a puff. First, my body started to feel relaxed. As my body started to relax, my mind seemed to sharpen. It wasn’t a hugely focused effect, but it was very pleasant. This would be a great buzz after the gym.

Effect Score: 16/20

Glue Trap Strain Review Summary

I can’t say Glue Trap created a truly memorable effect, but it was good. If you like a good combination effect, this is a strain you might really enjoy. If you want something to propel you through a creative day, Glue Trap is perhaps not the right strain. A light session of 1 or 2 puffs will keep you relaxed for two or three hours. As you move through the effect, you’ll just stay relaxed.

Glue Trap Strain Review Total Score: 79

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