Growers Verify Terpenes demonstrating true artisan spirit

With the advent of specialized procedures developed in recent years (Fischedick, 2010; Livingston, et al, 2020), testing aromatic Cannabis flowers for terpene composition has become a proactive demonstration of quality…

Research adds ACDC, plus another Trainwreck to HG420 database

Yes, there are probably thousands of strains out there. No, you don’t have to try them all. Instead, try finding a familiar strain, then others with similarities and differences you…

Correcting substitutions in Cannabis

Based on the book “TerpTypes: a consumer’s reference of Cannabis terpene profiles” (Jeff Cole, 2021). Substitutions are nothing new. These substitutions were discovered in Commercially-produced Cannabis marketed by professional growers…

Seeds in Your Sinsemilla

So you tried a new dispensary. You controlled yourself and cautiously bought just a gram. Good thing too, because you also discovered over half a gram of seeds in your…

See Blue Dream with HG420’s Terpene Profile Visualization

Strain name: “Blue Dream” Varietal Type I, by cannabinoids (THC-dominant) Varietal Terpene Profile Type: Pinene-Myrcene-Caryophyllene (PMC) (1) Grown by Lazy Bee Gardens This 2016 Product Review was the author’s initial discovery…

Kush Strains and the HG420 Pie Chart

In recent attempts to organize data, several Kush strains were meticulously graphed with standardized colors representing each of several terpenes in a cannabis sample. As similarities became apparent, other strains…

Delightfully Bright Narnia

I had to share this 2017 review from the Seattle Bliss files because the product is THAT GOOD. (So good it got featured on Seattle Bliss without a terpene profile).…

The Hog is deeply fragrant and dankly interesting

“The Hog” – reviewed personally by Jeff Cole (Seattle, WA) Producer: 603296353 Seattle Green Bud Branding: Saints (0.7 gram pre-rolled joints) Total THC: 15.21%; Higher Ground score: 87% (Excellent) After…

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