With a flavor profile as unique as its name, Grease Monkey is the indica-dominant hybrid that offers even the most seasoned cannabis enthusiast a whole new sensory experience. This THC-heavy strain is somewhat of a new kid on the block, and today we want to share with you why it should be on your shopping list the next time you hit up your local dispensary.
If you’re a fan of sweet, dank buds that can see you through the longest of nights, stick around because this plant is one to watch!
What Is Grease Monkey?
Let’s face it; when a new bud comes out, you can usually gauge how successful it will be based on the breeder alone. So imagine our excitement when none other than Exotic Genetix introduced Grease Monkey to the market! Yes, the very same people who brought us legendary strains such as Kimbo Kush and Starfighter have now added to their legend status with this tasty hybrid, and we’re seriously stoked!
Not ones to do things by halves, Exotic Genetix has combined the two incredible buds Gorilla Glue #4 and Cookies & Cream to develop this THC heavy, extra-potent bud that offers next level relaxation without losing that mental stimulation we all know and love.
If you are a fan of the couch-locking potential of Gorilla Glue #4 but prefer a bit more mental focus, then this bud is an absolute must-try! Ideal for a lazy day at home, but won’t necessarily leave you rendered useless for hours; it is ideal for both recreational and medicinal use.
Grease Monkey Strain: Aroma, Flavor, Appearance
Grease Monkey Aroma
The first thing to note about this flower is that it does not lend itself to discreet cannabis use. Big notes of earth with a sweet, skunky undercurrent will fill your nostrils before you even get close to tasting it, so bear this in mind if you’re hoping to go unnoticed with your cannabis use.
The smell of this bud is super unique, with a complex mix of sugary sweetness and potent diesel, which can make for a real love or hate scent! Upon breaking this dense bud up you will be hit with a pungent chemical aroma reminiscent of petrol, but what is interesting is that the sweet, fruity grape-like scent is present throughout.
Lovers of both pungent diesel strains and sweet, candy scented buds would appreciate this eclectic mix of sensual offerings.
Grease Monkey Flavor
If you have ever smelt Grease Monkey for yourself, then you won’t be surprised to hear that the flavor is equally as pungent as the smell. Moving away slightly from the sugary taste, this bud comes to life in notes of fresh vanilla and dank gasoline, so be prepared for some intense and complex flavors to hit!
Surprisingly, the smoke for Grease Monkey hits super smooth and isn’t overly harsh on the throat, making for an enjoyable hit of flavors without the risk of having a coughing fit. On the exhale, notes of spice and pepper will come out, helping to balance out those sweeter notes for a balanced, pleasurable smoke.
Grease Monkey Appearance
Grease Monkey is not one to be overshadowed in any aspect and will grow very tall if left to its own devices. Boasting forest green buds ripe with furry trichomes that create an irresistibly frosted sticky layer, this is a good-looking flower for the budding cultivator.
The overall appearance of this flower is typical of an indica bud, with flowers that are long and encased in pale green leaves with rusted orange pistils. These dense and colorful buds reveal deep purple hues as they mature, making for a pretty delightful looking plant in all.
Grease Monkey Strain Grow Info
If you are hoping to grow Grease Monkey for yourself, then you are in luck, as Exotic Genetix has made the seeds for this bud available to buy through their website. However, there is a certain level of maintenance necessary to grow this girl to her full potential, so those new to the industry may want to practice with some easier buds before trying to grow this one!
If you are restricted to one area for growth, then Grease Monkey is an ideal option as she can grow well both indoors and out, providing you can offer the right climate. Outdoors, Grease Monkey requires consistent humid temperatures ranging between 72-80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Remember that Grease Monkey plants can grow incredibly tall and quite easily can become out of control, so regularly trimming and pruning should help with keeping your bud manageable and tidy.
Indoor growers should be warned that although Grease Monkey can grow well in an indoor climate, the aroma is exceptionally potent and difficult to conceal. We recommend those opting to grow Grease Monkey in this way should consider investing in good odor control.
Grown well, Grease Monkey offers a high yield and flowers within 8-9 weeks when grown indoors. Certainly an advanced grow, but one that is ripe with benefits for any dedicated cultivator up for a project!
THC Content – Highest Test
Grease Monkey is pretty pungent as we have mentioned and offers an above average THC range with the highest recorded tests showing the strain to have around 30% THC, and the lowest showing still above average at 16%.
Medical Benefits Of Grease Monkey Strain
Grease Monkey has proven to be an exciting indica bud that offers more than your typical couch-lock effects. While users should be cautious of probable sedative effects, this flower also boasts a feeling of mental euphoria and subtle stimulation that lends itself to a host of mental health conditions.
A definite creeper of a high, Grease Monkey starts in the neck and face as a discreet pressure before spreading throughout the rest of the body releasing tranquil energy that will eradicate aches and pains and leave you feeling more relaxed than ever. Users report an almost palpable sense of mental calm that works perfectly as an after-work come down strain to ease you into the evening without worries or cares.
Patients suffering from insomnia, nausea, headaches, migraines or other forms of chronic pain will benefit from the physical melt of this indica. Feel the calm and hazy blanket come over you as you sink into hours of heavy relaxation that works perfectly to ease physical tensions and discomforts.
Users have described this bud as a munchies-fuelled body buzz that will eradicate lack of appetite within minutes and have you reaching for the nearest snack while you flick through TV channels. It is a great way to enjoy leisurely hobbies, as you won’t lose your ability to think straight, with some even reporting a more honed in mental focus!
Without a doubt an uplifting high, the cerebral euphoria of Grease Monkey is long lasting with many reporting highs lasting around 3 hours or more! It is well suited to an evening smoke, but hey – if you fancy a day of chilling out, a morning wake and bake with this bud may be the very thing you need.
Possible Side Effects of Grease Monkey
Like with many cerebral buds of this nature, there is a risk of mind racing thoughts that can cause panic in those prone to anxiety and paranoid thoughts. With that in mind, users should only take small amounts to begin with and top up as necessary to avoid any unwanted effects.
As with most strains, there is also a strong risk of dry eyes and dry mouth with this bud.
Final Thoughts on Grease Monkey Strain
Well, there you have it – Grease Monkey is the next big thing on the indica scene, but what are your thoughts? Are you interested in that mixture of potent diesel and super sweet undertones or is it the unreal relaxation that intrigues you?
We would love to hear from you down in the comments!