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Weed Review: Pot Of Gold

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This weed was imported from Santa Cruz by an amateur grower. It's called Pot of Gold. It's for sale for $50 an 8th and is slowly creeping into local Los Angeles living rooms. Pot of Gold seeds come from Flying Dutchmen seed company, and won 2nd prize at the 2003 Cannabis Cup in the Indica category.

Pre-Smoke Examination:
The buds are very round and fat. It's extremely fresh off the vine, and the nugs are fluffy when squeezed, but are still really dense. The smell is light and tart-like, like a lemon chamomile type of scent. The buds seem barely trimmed, with a lot of leaf still coating the sides. The crystals are everywhere and give the nugs a frosted white tint.

Post-Smoke Examination:
It's ground very easily, and hard to break up by hand because it's so sticky-icky. Being so fresh the bowl burns extremely slow, and allows you to build up a huge hit in the chamber. The high is immediate and it's not uncommon to be so high that you forget to finish your first bowl. The taste is again light and sunny, like a warm cup of orange zest.

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The high rests in the base of your skull and wraps around your face. You feel it the strongest behind your ears, and throughout the jawline. I don't quite feel that the weed was impressive enough to be a former award winner, but it's definitely the best deal in town at $50 an 8th.

Look for Pot of Gold in your local pot guy's living room.