One of the most commonly asked questions we receive is “which strain is the best?” While this is a perfectly valid question, it is one that is impossible for us to answer, as any self-respecting cannabis aficionado will tell you – choosing the best strain is an incredibly personal choice!
That being said, there are hundreds of strains out there, so while it may be impossible to try each and every one of them, we can recommend some of the most mind-blowing ones out of the bunch – strains that we think you need to try before your time is up!
In this article we have picked out 5 of the best strains out there – no one strain is the same, and we think you will love trying these out!
1. Ghost Train Haze – The Intense Strain
Let’s kick things off with a strain dubbed “the most potent strain on Earth”! Ghost Train Haze is a super sativa, and boasting up to 27% THC, is an absolute must try!
It’s a delicious cross between Ghost OG and Neville’s Wreck, and is a certifiably potent bud that will leave you in a cerebral haze. This one had to be on our list, for no other reason than it is one of the strongest strains available! Even in smaller doses, it’s a perfect variety for concentration and creativity!
Also, the sweet and earthy flavor is a must-try by all accounts, as it will be sure to leave you feeling relaxed and upbeat. A word of caution, however – we wouldn’t recommend this strain to the less experienced smoker, due to its high-potency levels!
2. Shark Shock – The Euphoric Strain
Famous for its extreme aromas and blissful high, Shark Shock had to make the list! This Indica strain comes with generous THC levels that reach up to 20%, but even more impressive than it’s cannabinoid profile is its unusual high!
Shark Shock is a cross between White Widow and Skunk #1, and it carries an intense “stoning” effect – if you try this strain, prepare for a tingly body high coupled with an overall euphoric feeling that’s one of a kind!
In terms of flavor and aroma, Shark Shock is a compact strain that boasts an alluring fruity flavor with subtle hints of spice mixed in. Overall, a delicious cannabis variety that produces a wonderfully numbing high – perfect for a long and lazy day at home!
3. Chiquita Banana – The Strongest Strain
Chiquita Banana is without a doubt the most potent on our list, and at a whopping 33% THC, is not a strain for the faint-hearted!
Don’t let the fact that it is a Hybrid strain deceive you, though – it has been crowned High Times Strongest cannabis variety twice – a super easy selection to make our list!
Chiquita Banana delivers a potent head high that develops into a body buzz likely to leave you in a blissful state of relaxation. Also, this strain is a super popular one for combating mood disorder and stress, as its euphoric high will leave you chilled out, sleepy, and without a care in the world!
And finally, with its subtle banana tones, this sugary sweet strain is as delicious as it is potent! Those who dare to try this mega-high variety will enjoy gradually-crescendoing effects that can last for hours on end!
4. Space Queen – The Buzzy Strain
This legendary Hybrid strain is a delightful cross between Cinderella 99 and Romulan – it enjoys a generous THC level of 15%, and will be sure to leave you with a buzz!
Known for its fast-acting effects, Space Queen has a lot of characteristics of a strong Sativa; uplifting and energizing yet undoubtedly able to leave you feeling trippy and relaxed, all at the same time!
Also, Space Queen has had a reputation for years on end as being a brilliantly inspirting bud – appreciated worldwide for its energizing effects, this is a must try hybrid full of citrussy, earthy and sweet flavors. A truly special cannabis variety that will not disappoint!
5. Laughing Buddha – The Giggly Strain
Pardon the pun, but we have to end this list on a “high!” And we could think of no better strain to do that with than Laughing Buddha – the funniest Sativa on the market! Laughing Buddha packs around 18% THC, and does exactly what it says on the tin – makes you buckle down with the chuckles!
It’s a brilliantly social strain, and can be found at most social smokes due to its ability to create a light-hearted and joyful effect in the user.
Also, the award-winning sativa boasts sweet and fruity aromas that mingle with the smooth and pungent smoke. And as you can imagine, it’s laugh-inducing characteristics make it a favorite strain for combating depression – it leaves you feeling happy, content, and comfortably baked within minutes!
Final Thoughts On Our Top Strains to Try Before You Die
Well what can we say, it has been a trip! We have hand-picked 5 of the best marijuana strains out there, from Sativas to Indicas, and with a few hybrids thrown in for good measure!
While we appreciate (and agree with) that fact that choosing the perfect strain is an intimately personal choice, there are just some strains out there that are too good not to try!