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Case: Sour Joker Live Sugar (extract)
File Date: 02/07/2018
Case No: 0175
Sour Joker Live Sugar: Dilly, Dilly (turn up volume)
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Method of Extraction: Butane
Form: per the label, “Live Sugar”
I believe this product is technically a ‘live resin sugar’ but I have not confirmed this with GTI.
Type: Sativa-dominant Hybrid (80% / 20%)
Genotype: Sour Joker = Amnesia Haze X East Coast Sour Diesel
Cultivator: Green Thumb Industries (GTI)
Purchased On: 01/11/2018
Packaged On: 10/17/2017
Manufactured On: Not indicated on label. The “Tested On” date was 10/09/2017
Net Weight: 1g
Purchase Price: $70.00, + tax
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Delivery Method(s) Used: Glass dab rig w/ a quartz nail
Cannabinoids Profile: THCa 74.69%; THC 6.81%; CBDa 7.62%; CBD 0% (ACT Labs)
There is a decent amount of CBDa in this sample.
TIP: To learn how you can use this cannabinoids data to better your health, see the Cannabinoids Library.
Characteristics: Even though this product was labeled as a "Live Sugar", I expected a similar sauce-like form as GTI’s Jack Herer Live Sauce, but instead I was met with a neon-orange solid but malleable sphere. The label reads, “Live Sugar” not “Live Sauce” and that turned out not to be a typo because this sample didn’t resemble a sauce at all.
Terpene Profile: The top three terpenes with the highest quantities present are highlighted in red text.
Alpha-Bisabolol 0.0899%; Beta-Caryophyllene 0.4166%; p-Cymene 0.0964%; Guaiol 0.0815%; Alpha-Humulene 0.1375%; Limonene 0.1279%; Linalool 0.2593%; Beta-Myrcene 0.3257%; Nerolidol 0.1234%; Alpha-Pinene 0.0697%; Beta-Pinene 0.0581%; Alpha-Terpinene 0.0570%; Terpinolene 0.4664% (ACT Labs)
In its intact state, this live sugar emitted a loud, bold sour-citrus combo with mellow sweet fuel notes in the background. When dabbed (at low temp, of course), for this reviewer, this sample’s sourness mixed with sweet citrus with earth and herbal notes on the exhale. This is one of those terpene profiles that seem to morph, offering various, competing nuances - all were pleasant 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: This was an immediate, powerful dose of cerebral and physical energy of the type that experienced imbibers such as me identify immediately as coming from the Amnesia Haze side of the family. It’s not just energy, but also part spaciness & head fog. At low doses, this is a potent yet still motivating and functional high. However, at more moderate-to-high doses, the intense headfog effects can really take over.
The combo of the Amnesia strain with ECSD makes for an intensely heady & hazey experience. Anxiety can easily beset even experienced users. I recommend going low and slow until you acclimate yourself to the effects.
Duration of Effects: 2-3+ hours, depending on dosage
May Help With: Helped with energy and creativity. May also help with listening to Pink Floyd’s "Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict", depression, anxiety, fatigue, mild aches and pains (and more).
This live resin is an excellent rendition of the Sour Joker flower.
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