When you have nothing to do but stay home and smoke some weed, we’ve compiled a list of the top 6 strains to help you beat the heat and stay frigid this summer. These exotic strains are hard to find, although we’ve seen them all here in DC recently. Here are our top picks:
1) Birthday cake (indica)
Birthday cake is an indica-dominant cross between a Wedding Cake and Cherry Pie phenotype. It was originally propagated by Seed Junky Genetics and sought after for its brilliant effects, mouth-watering aroma, and deliciously creamy flavor. Weighing in at between 22-25% THC, Birthday cake is set to become one of the most popular strains in the United States. With Birthday Cake, you can expect a heavy indica that will mellow you out and lull you into a state of blissful euphoria. It’s a great choice to help you deal with the pain without locking yourself on the couch and melting away the blues.
2) Frosted Ice (sativa)
Frosty Gelato is a sativa-dominant hybrid originally created by Growers Choice Seeds when they crossed Gelato with their cut of Brain Damage. This Highlife Cup winner won 1st prize in the skunk strain category and tests between 25-30% THC. The taste has a refreshing herbal flavor that includes an aftertaste that is a bright fruity zest. When you inhale, you’re hit with a mouth-watering burst of fruit that reminds you of fruit punch. The effects are more sativa, although they offer some physical relaxation. the Frosty Gelato Strain is sure to make you feel more focused and energized and the head high will promote a blissful euphoria that will last for several wonderful hours.
3) London Pound Cake (indica)
London Poundcake is an indica-dominant hybrid resulting from the cross between Sunset Sherbet and an unknown second parent. It’s named for its lemony, lemony flavor and rich, creamy smoke that’s reminiscent of (you guessed it) pound cake. You can expect this strain to knock you down and knock you out while elevating your mood and plunging you into a sweet euphoria. The initial surge is in the mind and can help stop anxiety and racing thoughts. It also keeps you focused, making it a great strain for watching a movie or playing a game. Of all the strains on this list, this one is the best for a quiet evening and a deep, relaxing sleep.
4) White Runtz (Hybrid)
White Runtz is a 50/50 hybrid phenotype of the original Runtz strain, which is a cross between Gelato Strain and Zkittles. Named for its frosty white appearance, Runtz White is extra potent at 26-30% THC and packs a serious candy flavor. The initial effect of White Runtz is a euphotic, high cerebral high that leads to deep physical relaxation that can ease your toughest pains for hours on end. You’ll love White Runtz for its ability to soothe stress and depression and reduce pain.
5) Jungle Cake (Hybrid)
Jungle Cake, which is a 50/50 balanced hybrid strain comprised of Wedding Cake and White Fire #43. She was first bred by Seed Junky Genetics and tested in around 26-30% THC. Jungle Cake has a musky aroma that blends well with a sweetness from the Wedding Cake parent. This heavy hitter has a creeping high that only takes a few minutes to take full effect. This pause leads to a mental state that is both euphoric and elated and can cause you to burst into an elated mass of giggles. The cerebral high offers focus and creativity as well as a case of cravings. the Jungle Cake Strain creates a deeply relaxing feeling in the body, making it a good choice for almost any time.
6) Wedding Crasher (Hybrid)
wedding spoiler is a 50/50 hybrid cross between Wedding Cake and Purple Punch. First propagated by Symbiotic Genetics, the strain evolved into a plant that promoted a cakey flavor and sweet, grape-like aroma. Wedding Crasher offers a blend of deeply relaxing body highs and a clear head high that makes it a good choice for use any time of the day. She won’t get you stoned like an Indica, but she won’t give you too much energy like a Sativa. Wedding Crasher is a well-rounded hybrid that offers excellent balance to manage symptoms and provide a clear head high.
All in all, these exotic strains are a great choice to help you make the most of your summer. They are perfect to enjoy alone or with friends. For more on these strains, check out their full reviews!