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Matanuska Medicine Woman’s Citrus Farmer

Strain: Citrus Farmer (Skunk Tangerine x Grandpas Breath F2)

Type: Afghani/South Africa roots with Granddaddy Purple (GDP) x OGKB (OG Kush Breath) on one side and Skunk Tangerine indica on the other.

Origin: Dungeon Vault Genetics

Medium: Coco

Lighting: HPS phantom lights

Nutes: grown with canna coco

Grower: Matanuska Medicine Woman

Appearance: Tight and sparkly.

Smell: The smell claws it’s way out of the bag, pungent citrus diesel smells make themselves quite known. This stuff gives you fair warning of what to expect before you even break open a bud.

Burn: Even, nice light ash. Well flushed.

Taste: The smell was a warning, it tastes a lot like it smells. I’m trying to find good things to say about the almost overpowering dank oily shop rag sqeezins mixed with lemonade made from old socks. But it gets better.

Exhale: Something certainly transpires while this stuff lingers in your lungs. Bright citrus with a mild muddy earth…gone is the Diesel, I wonder where to?

High: It seems to approach like a long train, you can just feel it down deep before you can hear it rumbling down the tracks, then you can hear the Diesel engines roaring and pretty soon it’s on you, and before you know it your sitting in a box car, along for the ride. Get comfy.

Manicure: Excellently performed.

Overall: I really like this strain for the quality of the high it provides but I need to find a way to suppress some of the Diesel taste on the draw and bring up the Citrus, I’ll try squishing a nug and see if that does the trick. There is another strain to be reviewed soon with a worst taste…or perhaps I’m just getting spoiled…this joint has misplaced itself twice before it is 1/2 gone now…bad weed! Well, good weed actually, pretty damn good weed, and even the taste seems to…no…wait, yea, it’s still there, dark and low like Texas Radio…crawling up out of the citrus bottoms like a toad croaking out love songs.

Strain Review: Sour Diesel

The Creeper

Sour DieselStrain: Sour Diesel 

Type: Sativa Hybrid

Origin: Cali Connection

Medium: Hydro

Lighting: LED

Nutes: CLASSIFIED

Grower: Northern Lights Cannabis Company

Appearance: Tight, sparkly, very dense buds

Smell: Earthy, almost a chocolaty smell, very inviting, can’t really find the “skunk” heritage on the sniff test.

Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel

Burn: Clean, thick and flavorful inhale.

Taste: Rich, I can feel it coating my tongue, very nice promising flavor that does not disappoint when it gets to the high.

Exhale: Please remember to do that.

High: YES, there is a serious high that starts before you remember to exhale. Very cerebral, a good “Let’s get’er done” high. My mind does tend to wander a little (4 days I’ve been trying to get this review out)  because I keep thinking of better things to be doing at the moment, or see a funny cat meme and end up watching 30 minutes of Darwin Award videos.

Manicure: Tight, no fluff, no scruff, just the good stuff.

Overall: Solid 9, a performer that does not have me waking up with keyboard imprinted in the side of my face. I’m told that after a few years regular users report some jitters and anxiety from this strain that does not happen with NY Diesel so it should be put in a rotation with other strains if your going to become a constant consumer.

I pressed out some rosin to run through my new DipStick, not a real gusher but a decent press out, a second press would bring a little more, and a 3 ton press would really do the trick. Excellent L Limonene dominant terps coming off the pressed and decarbolated rosin/bud.

leafly.com/sativa/sour-diesel

Grape God by GrizzWeed

ggSTRAIN: Grape God
TYPE: hybrid
ORIGIN: Grapefruit/God bud
MEDIUM: Soil

LIGHTS: MH/HPS/T-8’S
NUTES: Private reserve, Family recipes
GROWER: GrizzWeed

APPEARANCE: hard, firm and dense
SMELL: Sweet, fruity and yet floral

BURN: Slow and even leaving a light grey to white ash at finish
topshelfsmokinsunsmTASTE: Distinctly sweet and fruity draw almost juicy. A robust flavor
EXHALE: mild light, excellent fruity aftertaste
HIGH: Quick come on with a heady buzz. That allows the user to stay happy and relaxed. Great as a AM or a PM smoke
MANICURE: High and tight but still leaving enough of the sugar leaves to add to the flavor.
OVERALL: An all around great smoke for either getting things done or for just a relaxing evening with friends

 

gg1-2015This is one of the top strains to be found in Alaska currently, The potent BC God crossed with the most excellent Grapefruit was a masterstroke and it is delightful to see this out in the hands of great horticulturists like GrizzWeed.

While GrizzWeed is a serious cultivator even in the hands of a novice first time grower I have been amazed at the yield and potency of this one.

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Considering several encounters with this strain over the last year, each being a delightful surprise, and each encounter being with a different grower, I have decided that this is the best overall strain I have seen in 2015.

leafly.com/hybrid/grape-god

 

 

 

Kosher Kush Review

Strain: Kosher Kush

Type: Indica

Origin: DNA’s Reserva Privada seed line, Kosher Kush won the High Times Indica Cup in 2010 and 2011.

Medium: Hydro

Lighting: LED

Nutes: Classified

Grower: NLCC

Appearance: Tight and very sparkly.

Smell: Sharp Pine tones

Burn: Very clean

Taste: Baby, I promise I won’t…na, here it comes, you ready? Rich and full flavored, let’s you know it is going to be at work for a while.

Exhale: Yea, about that work thing, you should be able to tell by now that this is going to be an A ticket ride.

Hkosherkush-dec2015igh: “Hello, I’m Kosher K, I’m just going to move into this corner of your head over here and play with the signal to noise for a while, yea, this wire can go over here, and this one…Oh, your still here? Go get a Pizza or something.”

Manicure: Excellent

Overall: I am savoring every puff of this first rate strain. I know it will be gone all to soon and I’ll only have memories that I can’t remember because this is some really fucking good weed. Very good pain relief, I can still sort of feel it, I just don’t feel it as an urgent thing…it’s more like I casually remember it is still there waiting for the medicine to wear off. But this has some serious staying power and a night of moderate (OK, my moderate might not match YOUR moderate, 4 joints, thin ones) smoking had me awaken with a very nice afterbuzz and feeling well rested.

This top shelf private reserve quality hydro I’m going to be following eagerly.


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Purple Kush from NLCC/Medical Seeds

The Creeper
pk1STRAIN: Purple Kush
TYPE: Indica
ORIGIN: Medical Seeds
MEDIUM: Hydro under LED
NUTES: CLASSIFIED
GROWER: NLCC
APPEARANCE: Sparkly and tight, not rocks but certainly not fluffly nugs either.
SMELL: Musty dankness, a good but not bold smell
BURN: Clean
TASTE: As to be expected from a PK, rich and flavorful.
EXHALE: Terpines lingering on the tongue, resiny
HIGH: 4 tokes in and I am suspecting a creeper. 8 Pm and my first toke of the day. Pain subsiding under a slow cresting wave, not a head rusher but a solid body stone and a pleasant head buzz setting in.
MANICURE: Tight , not excessive, just enough guard left to hold trichs.
OVERALL: Quite like the Purple Kush that has been my mainstay for the last decade, solid performer, looking forward to some rosin later tonight, I’ll try and remember to post pics. 8.3 Overall

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Valley Strain Report: Mango Tango v Purple Kush


mangoThe Mango Kush could be a great bud, I can see the popularity, the sample I got could use a little more time in my opinion Thu Apr 09 22-37-52as I’d like to see the trichomes cloudy to amber.

Nice crystals and the bud is tight and has a nice fruity aroma, and hits decent. standing alone it would rate quite well…but…

purpkAfghan Purple Kush, the OG of OGs, the granddaddy from the Motherland. Bred in the Hindu Kush and deemed fine enough that God built his Holy Anointing oil around it. The bud is dense. Not overly resinous as it could well be but sticky. pealing open a layer to release fresh aroma is a thrill, it makes you want to press the oil out of it and pour it over your head…go into a small, dark holy of holies and hot box the shit out of it. Thu Apr 09 22-51-50Done right this is one of the finest smoking experiences known to man. This sample was almost done right…again, I think I would have waited a week or so…but it still does the job gangsta’ style. I know 4 people growing this strain and two of them are doing it well, this is the best 4leafsample I’ve seen, dirt grow, full organic, HPS lights and subsonic lullabies.

 

 

Holy Hoppy Hemp!

Blueberry Honey GlazeI had some very interesting buddage laid on me the other day, a local Alaskan Blueberry strain that was soil grown and during the final flushing a small bit of organic honey was added to the watering. The effect was a dramatic increase in the crystals, and I’m thinking a corresponding increase in the high. Another interesting thing that I have not noticed before is a Hops like bud structure.

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Hops

Hoppy Hemp 2It also seems like the buds bulked quite a bit over the previous grow where the organic honey was not used. I’ll be scouring the net to find out what the Hop like structure is all about but if anyone has seen it before I’d love to hear from them.

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Strain Reviews

Blackberry Kush

Lineage: Afghani Mother x DJ Shorts Blue Berry
Pheno type: Short and Stocky – A True Indica
Family: 80% Indica 20% Sativa
Origin: Clone & Seeds
Region: Oregon
Indoor Maturation: 65-75 days
Outdoor Maturation: 60-65
Sex Possibilities: All type
Stature: Bushy with big nug structure
Yield: Medium
Look: Incredible, Dark green, Black, Purple, Yellow
Odor Level: 7 out of 10

Cannabis News Roundup: January 25, 2013

(ASA) // The US Court of Appeals in Washington, DC this week ruled against de-classifying cannabis as a dangerous drug, saying “adequate and well-controlled studies” on cannabis as medicine do not exist. An appeal is expected.

(Seattle Post) // “Very satisfying” is the way Washington state Governor Jay Inslee described a conversation Tuesday with US Attorney General Eric Holder concerning that state’s need to implement voter approval of recreational cannabis. There was no discussion of how the federal government might react in the future.

(HuffPost) // Here in California, the question remains: can a city pass an outright ban on cannabis dispensaries?  Riverside and Upland think so. So did Los Angeles, for a while. But how can that be legal when state law permits them?  Those are some of the questions to be considered next month by the California Supreme Court. [Holly Kernan and I touched on this topic in our on-air discussion of cannabis news on “Crosscurrents” last week.]

(SFGate) // President Obama’s second term started this week, generating reviews of his first term. Confusion on medical marijuana is one of five “broken promises” listed in this summary from his first four years.

I think this needs a clarification, though. The President said the Justice Dept. wouldn’t go after “medical marijuana users,” but he didn’t say it wouldn’t go after dispensaries. I know, I know: they’re two sides of the same coin. Where do users safely acquire cannabis if the dispensaries are shut down?  It is a puzzlement.

And it’s a question that Matt Davies of Stockton had answered the hard way; he faces seven years in prison after his dispensaries were raided. Thisstory, by the Chronicle’s conservative columnist, points out that the Justice Dept. has always said that “significant traffickers of illegal drugs, including marijuana” are a priority, even though their activities may be legal under state rules.

(MJBusinessDaily) // That said, the Medical Marijuana Business Daily seespositive news for the industry in 2013, not the least being the list of states considering some sort of cannabis regulation.

RELATED CONTENT: Cannabis News Roundup

Mango

OCTOBER 24, 2012 BY 

Mango Marijuana StrainMango is a pure Indica strain with more than thirty years of history to it. It was cross bred in 1991 with other Indica strains. The plant in itself will not grow very tall but the flowering stage is quite long for an Indica plant. Mango will produce a very significant yield but requires a bit more maintenance than other strains. In essence the plant can be very delicate in terms of drastic climate changes and spike in humidity. The biggest problem that Mango growers have with the strain is that it bushes out quite rapidly. You will need to trim it and educate it early on if you don’t want to have gargantuan bushes in your outdoor setup.

Most patients agree that this plant helps with; Chronic Pain, Muscle Disorders, Migraines, Insomnia, Lack of Appetite and more with slight side effects of Red Eyed and Dry Mouth. Marijuana Doctors 411 recommends drinking liquids when ingesting this strain.

Patients can expect to feel a deep body sensation that will last for a couple of hours. Mango buds are quite hefty and at times can grow to be 18 inches long, but due to the sturdiness of the strain, you won’t have to worry too much about the weight. This plant is definitely for intermediate to professional growers and is not recommended for novice gardeners.

If you would like to find out more information about Cloning techniques, Growing tips, how to cure your marijuana and more, please feel free to check out our Weedpedia section. If you cannot find the information you are looking for you can get in touch with Marijuana Doctors 411’s staff and we’ll be more than happy to assist you however we can.

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