Favorite Cannabis Strains for Summer 2018
Summer is here, and that means one thing: It’s ice cream season. There are tons of mind-blowing options out there, but if you aren’t that big into ice cream, you can spare yourself from getting brain-freeze - - I’ve got you covered.
I’ve scoured the display cases, shelves, and wall hooks. I’ve chatted with my friends at beloved brands such as Good Earth Cannabis to bring you the best marijuana flavors to help you roll one up and chill out under the Summer sun.
We’ve all had plenty of chocolate and vanilla flavors of summertime treats, but what do you know about the Strawberry Banana strain?
While there aren’t any specific trends that stand out this year (we all know “dabs” are here to stay), there are some strains that are absolutely impossible to resist.
On the left, you’ve got some sticky bud, and on your right you’ve got some dabs, pre-rolls, and top-shelf strains joining hands in holy matrimony.
Each and every cannabis strain for Summer 2018 can be found at dispensaries local to Tacoma. This includes, but is not limited to: World of Weed, The Gallery, Clear Choice, and Natural Blessing Pot Shop.
Grab a bong and get those lungs ready -- It’s time to check out the best cannabis strains for Summer 2018!
Favorite Cannabis Strains for Summer 2018
Cannabis Strains for Summer 2018 that are just far too delicious to ignore.
Brighten up your summer with some weed so loud, you should get your ears checked out.
Strawberry Banana - Good Earth
Price: $10 (1g) ; $30 (3.5g); $8 (2-pk, 1g pre-rolls)
THC: 25.5% ; Indica hybrid
Dispensary: World of Weed (Tacoma)
Mouth-watering aromas of strawberry candy and ripe bananas intermingle to create a complex, tropical flavor that is damn near unbeatable. I mean, it tastes and smells just like a pink Starburst. Plus, when it comes to mood enhancement, this Strawberry Banana strain by Good Earth has it all - - Uplifting euphoria, focused concentration, and a full-body relaxation.
When it comes to favorite cannabis strains for Summer 2018, you can’t go wrong with some Strawberry Banana. Roll up a blunt, and then spark it poolside for a tropical vacation that doesn’t require you to stand in long lines at the airport.
Sour Patch Kids by Good Earth
Price: $8 (1g) 1-pack of Pre-Rolls
Dispensary: World of Weed
Sour Patch Kids have always been some of the gummiest, sweetest, and addictive candies around. They bring back memories of being a kid, molding the candy to fit to the roof of your mouth as you make sure to get every last bit of that delicious sour-sugar coating before chewing up the candy-sweet gummy underneath.
Now, this version may not give you that “sour then sweet taste sensation” Sour Patch Kids are famous for, but it’s not far off. This Sour Patch Kids strain from Good Earth Cannabis resembles the parent strain, Candyland, with the vibrant rust-colored hairs embraced by dark purple foliage during the final days of flushing. However, the buds are a bright lime green with a definitive diesel structure, carrying a pungent, earthy-sweet aroma that comes from the other parent strain, Sour Diesel. Take a few hits, and you’ll notice the aroma of all the terpenes wafting through the room as the smoke dances through the air.
The powerful, earthy-sweet diesel flavors hint at the uplifting and euphoric effects from this Sour Patch Kids strain. This energetic euphora is followed closely by a relaxed body high that just takes away all the stress of the day. With the chill factor being so high with Sour Patch Kids by Good Earth Cannabis, it’s easy to see why this is one of the favorite cannabis strains for Summer 2018.
Blackberry Kush by Top Shelf
Price: $12 (1g)
Dispensary: Natural Blessing Pot Shop
As the long, hot days of summer unwind languidly and slowly, you may find yourself craving the flavors of the season, and the best cannabis strains for summer. To satisfy this craving, you’re going to want to smoke on some Blackberry Kush by Top Shelf, calling to mind the juicy and ripe, sweet and tart pies of the season.
Blackberry Kush is an indica dominant strain that was created through a cross of Afghani x Blackberry strains, and has stunning, dark purple buds with rust-colored hairs. The dense, solid nugs sparkle with the laden crystals, catching the light like sun on the ocean.
In terms of aroma, the Blackberry Kush strain carries a berry scent with strong, bold notes of pungent jet fuel. The taste, on the other hand, is full of sweet blackberries with subtle earthy aftertastes.
The body high makes it perfect for those suffering from insomnia and / or pain, as well as de-stresses and offers full-body relaxation after just a couple of hits. Chill out on the porch, and roll up a blunt of some Blackberry Kush - - one of the top favorite cannabis strains for summer.
Super Silver Haze by Equinox
Price: $12 (1g), $40 (3.5g)
Dispensary: Green Collar Cannabis
Pair the blissful calm of reading a breezy, summer paperback while lounging poolside in the sun, with the sweet pool-water aroma of the Super Silver Haze strain, and it’s easy to see why it’s one of the best cannabis strains for summer. Take a hit, and the creamy notes of diesel, banana, and tropical fruit add flavor to the full, dense smoke of the Super Silver Haze strain. Afternotes of candy-sweet earth and subtle spice finish all forecast the euphoric calm and whimsical, daydreamy cerebral head high.
This sativa dominant is perfect for creative, conversational moments just as much as for take a sun-bathed nap in the hammock in your backyard.
Lemon Meringue by Pilot Cannabis
Price: $15 (1g) ; $48 (⅛ oz); $90 (¼ oz) ; $170 (½ oz)
Dispensary: Origins (Redmond)
We all know a store bought pie doesn’t come close to the comforting deliciousness of a homemade pie. But, this Lemon Meringue strain from Pilot Farms sure is a close second.
Take a whiff of the peridot-colored buds, wrapped with orange tendrils of hair, and you’ll immediately get that lemon custard aroma. Take a hit, and the lemon zest gives the smoke a sweet-tart, lemon meringue flavor that is so absolutely irresistible. Seriously, I can’t get enough of this one - - and I think you won’t be able to either.
One of the favorite cannabis strains for summer, Lemon Meringue by Pilot Cannabis holds all the lemony sweetness of a homemade pie, paired with euphoric and revitalizing cerebral highs and energetic, yet relaxed, body highs. The buds even have those distinct, little peaks of light and golden brown spread throughout!
Closing the Book
Regardless of how far along in the season we are, these favorite cannabis strains for 2018 are the way to go. Strawberry Banana is tropical, sweet, and refreshing any time of the year. The Sour Patch Kids is pure nostalgia.
The simple homemade Blackberry Kush pie flavors is everything you’ve ever wanted in a summer strain. Super Silver Haze is a more grown-up version of sweet-tangy. And, of the course, the zesty Lemon Meringue pie aromas and flavors from the Pilot Cannabis strain.
If you need to sweeten up your summer, this collection of the favorite cannabis strains for summer 2018 is exactly what you were looking for.
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