What 14 gram options are worth trying over the holidays?

Hey everyone! This is Cory here with another article for your reading pleasure!

The industry has once again dropped a plethora of awesome new products!

However, what I really want to bring more attention to is the variety of half ounce, aka 14 gram,  options that are now available at your favourite local cannabis store!

WAIT, WHY WOULD I BUY SO MUCH OF ONE STRAIN?

WELL, One of the advantages of purchasing larger quantities of cannabis that you get a better cost per gram, compared to buying 3.5 grams or 7 grams.

We are fortunately starting to see a larger amount of craft cannabis licensed producers release their strains in the 14 gram quantity.

Which means if you find a strain you really enjoy, you can finally get a better cost per gram if you buy a larger amount.

I personally find the half ounce quantity to be the perfect amount.  It’s just the right amount where you can really dive into the flavour and effect of that particular strain and still finish it before you start to build up a strain tolerance.

WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT A CRAFT CANNABIS PRODUCER THOUGH?

Craft cannabis Licensed Producers or LP’s are limited to an annual production of less than 10,000kg. In order to be considered ‘craft’ a producer must also hang dried, hand trimmed and hand packaged.

HERE IS A SHORT LIST OF SOME OF OUR CUSTOMERS FAVOURITE 14 GRAM OPTIONS 

BLK MKT – MacFlurry

A BLK MKT Exclusive. Close your eyes and imagine sweet lime cordial syrup, with dense buds that are completely iced out in trichomes, with hints of bold purple inside.

MacFlurry is a cross between Ice Cream Cake and MAC (Miracle Alien Cookies).

Our most recent batch of MacFlurry was coming in at over 30% THC, with around 3% terpenes. I have seen recent batches hit as high as 33% THC! I am a huge fan of MAC strains because of the powerful effect usually associated with strong hybrids.

Then you mix in some heavy hitting indica from the Ice Cream Cake, and you’ve got yourself a top-notch, high-quality strain!

The nug appeal is like no other, I always like reference how weed from BLK MKT looks like the type of pictures I used to see in High Times magazine! I used to look at pictures of weed in magazines and wonder what it would be like to smoke something that beautiful!

Well, this is it! My lifelong search for that perfect nug finally came to an end when I pulled out a nice big top cola from my half ounce of MacFlurry! BLK MKT provides a humidity pack in all 14g containers, which are packaged in a beautiful, flat black, glass tube.

If you haven’t tried BLK MKT’s MacFlurry yet, make sure you stop by a Budders Cannabis Store near you and pick one up before I smoke them all myself!

The Loud Plug – Exotic Gas

Looking for the Fire, that Gas! Look no further! This flower is full of taste, burns great and the nose is full diesel. Cured to perfection with a 14 day hang dry that makes the terpenes talk loud.

Recent batches were hitting that sweet spot around 25% THC and normally rock a decent amount of terpenes at 3%.

Grown in Duncan, British Columbia – hand trimmed and hand packaged. Exotic Gas by The Loud Plug is a Pink Cookies strain, a potent indica dominant hybrid with a strong Kush nose. The high is commonly known to immediately leaving you in a state of relaxation with uplifting cerebral thoughts.

A great smoke for weekends, or end of day vibes! Anytime I feel like smoking a good old pink kush or something similar, I find myself reaching for the Exotic Gas (Pink Cookies), because you get that same hit and taste that has made pink strains so popular, but with a lot more flavour, and a lot stronger potency! Stop by a Budders Cannabis and ask a budtender for some Exotic Gas, you’ll be glad you did!

Cookies – Georgie Pie

Straight outta California! The Brand Cookies was introduced to the OCS a few months back. It was an American brand from San Francisco that is now grown in British Columbia.

Georgia Pie is a potent hybrid strain bred by Seed Junky Genetics and is a cross between Gellati and Kush Mints. This strain is known for having a pungent aroma that smells like a fresh peach cobbler.

From the legendary Cookies team, masterfully cultivated at scale by Pure Sunfarms. THC Ranging from 21-28% and a fair level of terpenes normally coming in around 2 or 3 %.

Hybrid Greenhouse grown, hang dried, machine trimmed and hand groomed. Georgia Pie features some absolutely stunning bud appeal! Very nice hues of purple paired with a nice thick layer of trichomes.

Georgie Pie is a must try. The first time a ripped open a bag, it instantly filled the room with the most potent, delicious cannabis smell I have ever experienced! Make sure you hit up a Budders Cannabis dispensary today and consider getting yourself a 14g bag of Georgia Pie!

MTL Cannabis – Sage N’ Sour

From MTL Cannabis, Sage N’ Sour is a Sativa-dominant cross between the pungent Sour Diesel and S.A.G.E. This strain takes its well-known Sour Diesel lineage to the next level with a citric bouquet of aromas.

Sage N’ Sour has over 1% CBG and its dominant terpene is Terpinolene, typically found in true sativas, lilac, nutmeg, and cumin.

Grown in Montreal, Quebec – Indoor, hang dried, hand trimmed! Comes with a humidity pack in a perfect sized round black container.

I’m personally not a huge fan of sativas but when I am looking for a good daytime smoke or something good for cleaning the house, I will almost always reach for a diesel strain like Sage N’ Sour.

If you haven’t experienced a strain from MTL Cannabis yet, they also have an amazing Cookies N’ Cream hybrid! You can also place an order for in-store pick up or delivery through our website at budders.ca .

MSIKU – White Wedding

Another personal favourite, from MSIKU, White Wedding. A vibrant, purple and green strain coated in a heavy layer of trichomes reminiscent of an early winter frost.

White Wedding is unique and highly potent with earthy notes and coffee undertones. Hang dried and hand trimmed to preserve aroma and flavours.

If you’re like me, sometimes I feel like the better the weed looks the better my buzz is! Now obviously that’s not the case, but in this instance, the thick layer of trichomes gets me so excited to take a toke! I personally enjoy vaping this strain to really bring out the full flavour and effect!

Everyone is always hooked on west coast, or BC grown cannabis! But, MSIKU is paving the way from the east coast. From Halifax, Nova Scotia, this indigenous licensed producer has been pumping out high quality, craft cannabis for a while now!

Every time we would get their White Wedding, Nova Glue, Peggy’s Pride, or Gellati, I would scoop one up and absolutely fly through it! Truly amazing strains!

1964 – Organic Sour Cookies or Organic Romulan

Organic Sour Cookies is a sativa-dominant, high potency flower that is derived from the well-loved GSC and Sour Diesel lineages. With beautiful bright purple leaves and glistening with crystal trichomes, its doughy yet sugary aroma is both sweet and sour. Grown in living soil, hang-dried for 14 days and cold cured. 

Organic Romulan is an indica-dominant strain derived from the North American Indica and White Rhino lineages. It produces dense, frosty buds and has a refreshing flavour profile that boasts notes of pine, earth, and citrus. It is a popular choice among legacy growers in the Pacific Northwest. Grown in living soil, hang-dried for 14 days and cold cured.

Both of these strains are FVOPA Organic Certified and are grown in British Columbia using living soil. They are hang dried for 14 days cold cured, and hang trimmed. If your looking for a high quality, truly organic experience, then you need to visit Budders Cannabis and grab yourself a half ounce bag of 1964 – Organic Sour Cookies, or Organic Romulan.

Bullrider – KK Mints

Now something I thought was awesome about Bullrider is that its co-owned by hip-hop artist Drake! Bred by Compound Genetics - KK Mints is a name given to this strain, due to the fact that its legacy name is heavily copyrighted in a galaxy far far away.

Its genetic lineage is Khalifa Kush x The Menthol – this highly potent hybrid indica has buds that are typically smaller and heavily frosted in dense trichome coverage with vivid yellow-orange pistils, bright green buds and hints of violets & purples. Sweet & earthy aromas, small batch, hang dried, hand trimmed, and hand packaged. Grown without the use of pesticides or chemicals, and non-irradiated.

Thumbs Up Brand – Pink Cookies x Kush Mints

Thumbs Up Brand Pink Cookies x Kush Mints is a high THC, indica dominant hybrid that’s a cross of popular strains Pink Cookies and Kush Mints. Hang dried and hand groomed,

This is a BIG favourite amongst our Indica Smokers.  It's got the right effect, taste and clean burn most of us are after.

Thumbs Up Brand Pink Cookies x Kush Mints is sun-grown and carries a ~3.83% total terpene content for a potent high. Experience a deliciously smooth vanilla flavour with an earthy and peppermint taste.

Dominant terpenes include myrcene, limonene, and farnesene. We are currently sitting on a batch that is coming in at over 32% THC! Thumbs Up Brand Pink Cookies x Kush Mints is thoughtfully packed by Galaxie Brands Corporation and available in a 14g bags from your local Budders Cannabis.

Flint & Embers – Zookies

Flint & Embers’ Zookies is a well-balanced indica-leaning hybrid that is as delicious as it is potent.

With a lineage of Animal Kookies and Gorilla Glue, this punchy flower has an unmistakable smell - smooth nutty flavours, dotted with vanilla bean and a hint of tropical citrus.

These frosty flowers are completely coated in trichomes from tip to tip and feature a dense forest green flower structure, spotted with wavy orange pistils.

Despite a THC range of 20-26%, the reason I tell customers all the time that I’m a big fan of ‘Glue’ strains is because of how hard they hit!  Even when glue strains come in around 18-20% THC, I still find they absolutely get me glued down. 

Between the absolutely stunning bud appeal, and the intense potency and aroma, Zookies by Flint & Embers is an incredible seller at Budders Cannabis stores.

Lemonnade – Medellin

Searching for the true connoisseur’s cannabis? Looking for something you won’t find in everyone else’s bag?

Say hello to Lemonnade, the highest form of the grower’s art. Lemonnade is a stunningly flavor-forward family of strains and products created for those in search of the ultimate cannabis experience.

Upbeat and euphoric, every member of the Lemonnade family delivers taste and aroma that turns heads—and an effect that definitely puts smiles on them.

Medellin is a sativa-dominant hybrid strain originally cultivated by Lemonnade. This strain is known for having a musky scent with a hint of gas.

Medellin buds are a deep purple with flecks of vibrant green throughout. Masterfully cultivated at scale by Pure Sunfarms. Hang dried and hand trimmed! Another team favourite at Budders Cannabis dispensary near me.

Natural History – LA Kush Cake

Remarkable cannabis genetics inspired by a rich history and cultures that span the world over. Cannabis is a story of humanity.

Natural History's LA Kush Cake is a high-THC cultivar. This indica-dominant cultivar offers a sweet pastry icing aroma.

LA Kush Cake buds are mostly green, but feature purple accents and bright orange pistils. LA Kush Cake is fully cultivated indoors, in precision-controlled laboratory conditions. All Natural History flower is thoughtfully hung to dry, hand trimmed and cured for a minimum of 10 days. LA Kush Cake is a cross between Kush Mints and Wedding Cake.

General Admission – Sour & Citrus

With General Admission – all are welcome. A curated portfolio and trusted products made with precision; the only price of admission is a willingness to get acquainted.

The approach is honest and easy-going, guaranteed to give you a good time rooted in practicality and convenience. General Admission Sativa Sour and Citrus line of cultivars are packed from limited lots of bright citrus, fruity flavours with a touch of dank gas.

Expect the makers of true quality in every lot of General Admission flower with consistent potency, authentic genetics and unique terpene profiles.

 

At Budders Cannabis stores, we provide 5-star service and knowledge in order to ensure our customers leave with the right product, every time. Next time you come into a Budders dispensary ask a budtender about our 14g options!

Thanks again for taking the time to read my article! Let me know next time you’re in, what your favourite 14 gram option is! 



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