If you’ve ever sniffed a fresh octave and thought, “Wow, this stinks like a week old stew… and I kinda like it,” don’t feel weird, you’re not alone. While complex aroma and flavor profiles are inextricable from the marijuana smoking experience, some cultivars are very strong-smelling and more distinct than others, and many of those strains come from the Garlic family of strains.
Garlic strains are often connected by genetics and usually share the original strain. GMO Cookies or one of its many phenotypes. GMO Cookies was created by Divine Genetics. is a cross of SGC Y chemdog, and gets its nickname from its characteristic smell of garlic, mushrooms and onions. The resulting hybrid went on to parent dozens of outrageously aromatic, nuanced, and sophisticated cultivars.
terpenes myrcene Y caryophyllene they lead the profile of GMO Cookies and are the main reason for the cultivar’s characteristic funk. And while they also portend a distinctly sedative high, garlic-flavored hybrids certainly aren’t universally serene.
So the next time you’re craving a euphoric, heavy-lidded and/or astronomical trip strain with the unmistakable aroma of a can of boot-nasty stale stew, check out one of the garlic blends below.
Raised from GMO cookies and high potency favorite grout, Garlicane produces a deep body stoned and a thick, cottony head high true to her pronounced pro-relaxing genetics. Users report a syrupy high laced with euphoria and body effects that come on strong and linger for hours. The effects tend to be sedative, but the wonderful cerebral effects keep the high just north of bedtime.
Expect a spicy, savory funk on the nose and an earthy, minty exhale.
Garlic Cocktail is a sweet and salty variety created from GMO Cookies crossed with limonene Mimosa. The resulting hybrid produces a powerful mental high that is supposed to be social and creative, and a body stone that is relaxing without being too TKO.
Garlic Cocktail’s THC percentages tend to be quite high (30% or more), but its euphoric effects balance out the heavier, melting body stone.
Expect a cheeseburger/orange cream cheese on the nose and a wet and tart exhale.
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Not every garlic phenotype is a sticky strong strain. Garlic Road, for example, produces balanced effects that are bubbly, uplifting, and deeply physically relaxing. Garlic Road is a crossroads of OMG and I-95 who is described as creatively stimulating and sociable. Giggles were referenced across the board, as were softer moods, calmed anxiety, and possible relief from aches and pains.
Expect chemical mixed funk on the nose and an earthy, bitter exhale.
fans of GG4 phenotypes could appreciate this GMO cross. It is both hard-hitting and wonderfully buoyant, while delivering long-lasting stone effects as expected.
Users report a concentrated head euphoria and a thick, liquid body stone that could be used to soothe intense stress and support sleep. The longer lasting effects are also celebrated by therapeutic users seeking relief from aches, pains and stress.
Expect a penetrating funk scent and a spicy exhale with nutty undertones.
Stoners looking for a happy high that is giggly and fizzy might want to consider Garlic Juice. This crossing of transgenic cookies and Papaya produces a welcoming body high that borders on sedative with a bright head effect that is said to be giggly and euphoric. The stark dichotomy between the effects makes this an optimal strain for stand-up comedy shows, parody movie marathons, or squad roast sessions.
Expect juicy tropical funk on the nose and a fizzy, spicy exhale.
Terpene hunters waiting for a ocimene-a heavy strain with garlic phenotypic effects must try Garlic Mint, a cross of GMO Cookies and animal mints. It’s crisp and euphoric on top and thick as oatmeal on the bottom, which means users report a warm, blissful cerebral high and a deep, wet, couch-locking body high.
Additionally, Garlic Mints’ high percentage of CBD (3% or more on average) can make it effective against aches and pains and everyday stress.
Expect an aggressive mania of mint and garlic on the nose and a matching exhale.
Another striking and deeply relaxing GMO phenotype is Garlic Starship, a cross with sensi star which reportedly produces a cerebral high and a body high of molasses in the veins. Stoners who prefer the effects of a classically stoned strain will likely appreciate the dreamy effects of Garlic Starship. As an added benefit, therapeutic users report possible relief from the occasional bout of anxiety.
Expect a creamy, spicy, funk-nasty perfume and a bright botanical exhale.