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Birthday Cake Live Sugar
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Case: Birthday Cake Live Sugar (extract)
File Date: 08/01/2019
Case No: 0291
"The Message" by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
Form: Live Sugar (a live resin in sugar form)
What is “Live Resin”?
Live Resin is a specific type of cannabis extract whereby fresh cannabis flowers (i.e., buds not yet dried and cured) are harvested at their apex of maturity, cryogenically flash frozen under very cold temperatures and then used as the extraction material in the manufacturing process of that extract. The process of manufacturing Live Resin is an effort to retain as much of the fresh terpenes (and cannabinoids) from the cannabis and capture them in the final product to provide a more complete terpene profile experience.
Method of Extraction: Butane
Type: Sativa-Dominant Hybrid (breakdown unknown)
Genotype: Birthday Cake = Girl Scout Cookies X Cherry Pie
The Jungle Boys may be the original breeders, but I am not 100% sure.
Cherry Pie = GDP X Durban Poison
I've seen that the Wedding Cake strain is often described as having the same genetics as Birthday Cake, but that's not always the case.
Purchased On: 07/26/2019
Harvested On (flower): 12/28/2019
Packaged On: 07/12/2019
Purchase Price: $55.00, + tax
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Delivery Method(s) Used: Glass dab rig w/ a quartz nail
Cannabinoids Profile: THCa 80.70%; THC 2.67%; CBDa 0%; CBD 0.23% (LK Pure Labs)
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Physical Characteristics: Juicy fresh, orange and caviar-like. .
Terpene Profile: I did not request the lab report for this sample so I will not be providing specific terpene levels.
In its intact state, this live sugar smelled of sugar sweetness with notes of anise. When dabbed, I can’t say I tasted a sweetness specifically resembling cake; it reminded me more of the sweetness of confectioner’s sugar. I also detected a mild cherry. It very much reminded me of the Middle Eastern & Turkish ‘malheb’, which is the ground kernels of cherry stones, often used in baking. The flavor intensity was on the milder end of the spectrum on my palate.
TIPS: Low temperature dabbing is mandatory to achieve the most flavorful and potent experience. To learn how you can use this terpenes data to better your health, see the Terpenes Library.
Effects: In some ways, these effects offer the best of both worlds: loads of body relaxation and focused energy, which is a true deconstruction of the lineage. At low and moderate doses, many patients swear by it as a potent, yet functional and effective, body high that doesn’t slow you down. I, too, had a similar experience.
Duration of Effects: 2.5+ hours
May Help With: Helped with mood and energy. May also help with a wide range of body pain, arthritic symptoms, headaches, trouble sleeping, stress relief, appetite (and more).
An excellent batch. The flavors were a bit subdued for this strain.
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