When smoked, the flavor mirrors the scent with deepening tones of aged wood, while gaining notes of perfume and shoe polish.
A strain that smells fantastic will always earn my purchase over shelf mates with greater THC percentages, hyped genetics or an alluring visual appeal.
In small doses, Chocolate Mint OG offers gentle euphoria alongside soothing body notes, while larger sessions can produce sleep-inducing effects.
Simply put, if a varietal doesn’t smell awesome, it’ll probably result in a less-than-desirable experience and is likely best left alone.
Nose & Mouth: Identifying the scents associated with any cannabis strain is a process of working from large to small, and when it comes to Truly Oreganic’s Chocolate Mint OG, the upfront impressions are towering: gregarious greetings of grassy bamboo husk packed with fresh lavender and gently browned butter conceal more subtle impressions suggesting the bitter middle ground between lemon pith and dark chocolate.
At most shops, shopping with my nose is easy—I just sniff around until something stands out and go with that—but there are a few dispensaries around town where I always have a hard time choosing.
Considering parentage, West Coast staple Grandaddy Purp’s signature linalool (the aromatic compound associated with lavender) and beta-caryophyllene (a scent molecule found in hops, rosemary and clove) are undeniably present, while a more subtle limonene, citrus note renews interest in the west coast failsafe.
Parentage: Emerald OG x Grandaddy Purps
Over several weeks and a half-dozen sessions, I found the strain to be a great option for when I wanted to take a load off without putting a definitive end stop on the day—an ellipsis of relaxation and mood enhancement.
Potlander Parentage: Emerald OG x Grandaddy Purps Nose & Mouth: Identifying the scents associated with any cannabis strain is a process of working from large to small, and when it