Your Illinois Cannabis Authority
I'm on a 2-month break from reviews, but I made an exception and posted this review today because I want patients to be aware of this product's unique characteristics before they purchase it.
Method of Extraction: Butane
Type: Sativa-dominant Hybrid
Genotype: Ginderella = Cinderella 99 X G13
Legend has it that true G13 was a strain bred by the U.S. government at their Mississippi growing lab back in the 70s. It was supposedly a pure Indica strain when it was first created but its contemporary versions are more in the 70/30 Indica range and can exhibit a strong cerebral element.
Cinderella 99 = Princess X Cinderella 88 Cinderella 99 was originally bred by Brothers Grimm.
Purchase Date: 03/10/2017
Packaged On: 02/13/2017
Manufactured On: 01/19/2017
Net Weight: 1g
Purchase Price: $60.60, tax included
NOTE: I do not identify dispensaries in my reviews. However, if you want to know the shop that's offering this pricing, I will provide it to anyone who requests it.
Delivery Method(s) Used: Glass dab rig w/ a quartz nail
Cannabinoids Profile: THCa 83.17%; THCv .83%; THC 2.43%; CBDa 0%; CBD .42%; CBC .11%; CBN .46% (LK Pure Labs)
TIP: To learn how you can use this cannabinoids data to better your health, see the Cannabinoids Library page.
Characteristics: This shatter was semi-opaque, yellow-amber with both a brittle and malleable consistency, loosely akin to a snap-and-pull form.
Terpene Profile: Beta-Caryophyllene 0.0548%; Beta-Myrcene 0.6708%; Beta-Pinene .0683% (LK Pure Labs)
I’ve not experienced any cannabis terpenes like these before. Ever had one of those real hardcore, gooey, dank French cheeses that are simultaneously very off-putting and enjoyable? Well, I think that’s an accurate analogy for the terpenes offered in this extract. I knew I was in for something different when I smelled this shatter. It was almost an ammonia-like pungency. When I dabbed it, this extract’s flavors were extreme: initial pungency, which is quickly overtaken by a sharpness that borders on acrid, but not quite. It does not taste of cheese – that is just an analogy. It tastes of pungent, acrid-citrus that really intensifies on the exhale. There was also an ammonia-like quality to it. Since the odors and flavors were so bizarre, I did some research and realized the culprit was the Cinderella 99 strain’s terpenes, which are often described as “evil pineapple” or “evil grapefruit” due to their sharp, almost putrid citrus aromas and flavors. Not having ever tried the Cinderella strain, I was definitely caught off guard. It seems that when Cinderella 99 and a very strong Haze marry, they make a baby named "Loco Jr".
IMPORTANT: The terpene levels listed above are for the Ginderella flower and NOT for this extract. I'm providing this information to show the terpenes for the strain used to make this shatter. Extracts and edibles are not currently tested for terpenes in Illinois.
TIP: To learn all about terpenes, see the Terpenes Library page.
Effects: As with the uniqueness of its terpenes, the effects were also very distinct. This shatter took me on one crazy cerebral trip. The high starts out as if my frontal lobe was injected with clarity and adrenaline....and it just kept going from there. Trippy, loopy, clarity, energy, spacey; it ran the gamut. Very potent. I did not feel much of a body component and the crash is not heavy. If anything, it’s difficult to wind down from this high. The effects are not for the faint of heart or those new to cannabis. If you are susceptible to raciness or anxiety from Sativas, you’ll want to avoid this extract.
Duration of Effects: 2-4+ hours, depending on dose
May Help With: Helped with mood and fatigue. May also help with nerve pain, headaches, appetite (and more).
A very unique and daring terpenes expression and set of effects that is best suited for the experienced, adventurous and those looking to try something way off the beaten path. You’re either going to love it, hate it, or like I did, respect its eccentricity. There is no in-between.
NOTE: For details about this 1-5 Rating Scale, click here.
Case: Ginderella (shatter)
File Date: 03/13/2017
Case No: 0103
Twitter | @OfficerDowney
Officer Dick Downey's Pot Report