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It ain’t your grandpa’s pot. Caviar is made by soaking marijuana buds in a potent stain of hash oil — thick, sticky and concentrated liquid cannabis made from dissolving hashish or marijuana in solvents like acetone, alcohol or butane. Once the oil’s soaked into the marijuana buds, the whole shebang is allowed to dry for several weeks or months.
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So you think you’re a connoisseur, what with your cans of Beluga, Kobe steaks and stash of 1998 Dom Perignon? Think again if you haven’t gotten your hands on cannabis caviar, a new kind of top-shelf marijuana popping up at Colorado dispensaries that sells for the astronomical price of $1,400 an ounce — nearly four times the average price of other high-grade strains.
The result is a potent marijuana smorgasbord: high-grade marijuana, with between 5 and 20 percent THC, infused with 30 to 80 percent THC hash oil. It also burns for long periods of time, notes Jake, although he adds a word of caution about taste: “It’s rough.”
That’s putting it mildly. To try some for yourself, keep an eye out for “caviar” on the top shelf of your local dispensary. It’s also been called “California Raisins,” though as Jake notes, “That name is falling out of favor in the ongoing weed war between Colorado and California.”
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So you think you're a connoisseur, what with your cans of Beluga, Kobe steaks and stash of 1998 Dom Perignon? Think again if you haven't gotten your hands on cannabis caviar, a new kind of top-shelf marijuana popping up at Colorado dispensaries that sells for the astronomical price of $1,400…