Winter is almost here which usually means holidays, snow, shopping, and hopefully some downtime! We’ve put together a list of some of the best strains to try out during the winter months, check out our picks below and let us know which one is your favorite!
The Durban Poison strain is a sativa dominant hybrid that provides and energetic and focused high that will definitely help get your day started off on the right foot. Usually blanketed in white like the snowy mountains and trees this time of year, this strain does pack a bit of a punch but tends to leave you with a balanced focus so you’ll be able to go about your holiday shopping without any issues.
A hybrid cross of the Grandaddy Purple indica strain and the Green Ribbon and Tahoe Alien hybrids, Fruity Pebbles is a popular strain for those seeking a strong yet functional high. Enthusiasts claim that it leaves you in a happy, super-relaxed state that is more of a body high than a cerebral experience. Others use it as their go to for chronic pain conditions, finding its effects comparable and with less side effects to that of prescription pain medications. This one is perfect after a long day of skiing/snowboarding or as a reward for busting your butt shoveling the driveway.
Jilly Bean is a very popular and fragrant strain that is well known for its tropical taste, uplifting effects, as well as providing a cerebral but yet stimulating, high. A cross between the Orange Velvet and Space Queen strains, Jilly Bean is technically indica dominant though most people don’t find it to be overwhelmingly sedating. The high has a fun, active middle, and tends to mellow out on the tail end, making this a great strain to smoke midday and carry you through an afternoon of fun in the snow.
Strawberry Cough is a sativa with an undeniable sweetness to it’s strawberry notes and is said to provide a mood boosting, energetic high. While it may not have the strong body buzz that an enthusiast might be looking for, it’s perfectly acceptable from a sativa that’s likely going to do more for your mood and anxiety. This strain is excellent for snowy days indoors, relaxing by the fire.
Tahoe OG is a particularly strong hybrid strain that leans more towards the sativa side. Known to increase your appetite as well as provide super uplifting and positive high, so it’s perfect for a nice afternoon smoke. In small doses this strain is super uplifting, motivating and positive with the only real drawbacks being how quickly the intensity struck and the potential anxiety that often comes along with it. Tahoe OG is pretty to look at, tasty to smoke and a great helper for a little deep thinking. And given the proper circumstances, it would be an excellent way to relax and recharge after a long day.
Have you tried any of these cannabis strains before? Do you have any that you would add to the list?