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CannLabs Test Results: 24.37% THC
The decision between Tagalong’s and Samoa’s might be difficult, but at least you only have to decide once a year. Not so much with the readily-available and hot-trending strain, Girl Scout Cookies. As one of the most sought-after on the market, and so many shops starting to sell it, how do you know which one is superior? One method is a taste test--and we had the pleasure of sampling a homegrown version from Denver’s Fox Street Wellness.
GSC is hyped as a dessert strain, perhaps something to pair with a Port wine, and our frosty specimen delivered just that. Her floral notes were spicy and musky, with the tart of an alpine fir in Spring. The smoke however, was sweet and creamy as a Thin Mint, even with a hint of Lemonades. Something about it made us think of Headband.
Imagine if you got a helping of Birthday Cake Kush every year instead of an actual cake? Most cadets would call it a fair trade, especially if the indica comes fully cured, reeking of fresh-baked cake, with an emphasis on frosting.
Our sample from Fox Street definitely delivered both in aroma and taste. The bud was tightly grown, neon green and frosty with tiny orange hairs like fiery stubble. When ground, sweet and creamy notes filled the room, reminiscent of a bakery (some smelled “donuts,” others, “cinnamon rolls,” in addition to pastries).
The first hit was “not overbearing, but came with a nice kick.” Curiously enough, some of us were affected by a quick and strong onset during the first 90 seconds and thereafter, others instead felt a creeping intensity. Either way, within fifteen minutes a spacey couch-lock had planted us firmly on our haunches, in the calming…