Check out some of the best strains of all time — according to experts.
She continued, “Once we’re done growing a new strain, I like to roll it into a joint and do a dry hit — that to me is the most fun part. It’s important in this dry hit that you’re tasting what you’re smelling. If the flavor carries through when you smoke it, that’s indicative that you have something really good.”
NYC Sour Diesel
To break down why Tangie is so special, who better than the man responsible for the strain itself — Aaron of DNA Genetics. “As the guy who pushed Tangie out into the world, I’m going to throw it on my list,” he said. “Though I don’t personally love Tangie, I love all the wow factors it has. I would say it checks every box in terms of factors that make a strain great.”
OG Kush was born in the late ’90s when a cut of Hindu Kush from Amsterdam was crossed with unknown genetics from Northern California. Gassy, skunky, and spicy as shit, OG Kush is a stellar strain with a heady, relaxing, and euphoric high. The cut went on to spur tons of famous West Coast strains, like Bubba Kush, GSC, and Headband and is considered hugely influential in shaping the strains we see coming out of the California weed market.
As she elaborated, “Maui Wowie was my go-to to when I had to wean off the Sour because my tolerance was getting too high. Since I’ve been in California, I would say Aster Farms’ Maui OG is my newest everyday go-to because it has that radiant effect, allowing me to live my life and do all the things I want to do while still feeling high and getting the medicinal benefits I’m looking for.”
Why we love it: Herijuana’s knock-out potency and deeply relaxing effects offer the positives of narcotic sedatives with none of the negative side effects.
Strain type: Indica
Backstory: Introduced in 2003 by Ken Estes, Granddaddy Purple (or GDP) is a famous indica cross: The California staple inherits a complex grape and berry aroma from its Purple Urkle parent, while Big Bud passes on its oversized, compact bud structure. GDP flowers bloom in shades of deep purple, a contrastive backdrop for its snow-like dusting of white crystal resin. Its potent psychoactive effects are clearly detectable in both mind and body, and growers particularly love GDP for its massive yields.
Parent strains: Bubble Gum, OG Kush
Why we love it: Banana OG smells amazing—It’s like an overripe banana peel full of pine needles, and it creates thick smoke that can always get you laughing.
This sativa strain from South Africa will give you that exotic 4/20 high, so why not throw some Durban Poison into the mix?
This hybrid strain is powerful. It is indica dominant but still boasts about 40% sativa (to 60% indica). The THC levels can reach close to 30%, making it one of the most potent strains on the planet. GSC will give you the powerful indica body high mixed with a strong sativa head high. You aren’t moving after this.
yk im coppin some Purple Urkel 😭 https://t.co/MiM3hMwJAc 06:15 PM – 19 Apr 2021
2. Purple Urkle
But what strains should go into my 4/20 buffet?
If you love sativas, maybe try some more indicas (and vice versa). Oh, and don’t be afraid to spend a little extra on the numerous specials that will be going down. There’s no such thing as too much weed on 4/20.
Not because it’s super powerful, but more because I’m nostalgic. Jaleel White made headlines this week after donning the Steve Urkle getup once more to promote his new line of Purple Urkle variants. This strain is a great middle-of-the-road high if you want to hit something lighter before heading for the deep end.
Walking into the party off the Purple Urkel