Looking for some stocking stuffers? As we’re nearing the end of the year and edging closer to the holidays, we’ve compiled a list of the Top 10 Cannabis Strains of 2021! Making your seasonal shopping choices just a little easier. Perfect for gifting during this Christmas season and ideal for treating yourself during the winter blues, this list includes some of the most potent, best tasting and enjoyable highs that this year’s best selling cannabis strains has to offer! Whether you’re a fan of mellow indicas, upbeat sativas or enjoy the best of both worlds in an impeccable hybrid, there’s bound to be a perfect strain or two for both you and your loved ones!
Aka GMO Cookies, Garlic Cookies, the GMO is quickly becoming a new cult favourite. While it is a cross between two legendary strains, Chemdawg and Girl Scout Cookies (GSC), GMO is making quite a name for itself. A heavy indica hybrid, its THC levels average anywhere between 20% to 26% concentration. However, some tests have shown it to reach as high as 30%! The strain was originally created by Mamiko Seeds and was named after its unique and rare cannabis aroma of garlic. This strong yet tasty flavour is also complemented by hints of mushrooms and undertones of coffee and herbs. Offering a heavy sedative high with bursts of euphoria, this strain is an excellent choice for those looking to relax and who prefer more savoury flavours!
2. Wedding Cake
Queue the piano music as you walk your way down the aisle with this delectable dessert strain! This AAA+ exotic indica hybrid is a cross of two sweet and extremely popular strains: the fruity Cherry Pie and the infamous Girl Scout Cookies (GSC) strikes yet again! Heavily potent, Wedding Cake concentrates around 26% THC. This delivers an intoxicating punch to even the most seasoned users! With a sweetness akin to creamy vanilla with gassy and earthy undertones, this is a flavourful strain that offers a blissfully heavy high. Fun fact: it was recently named Leafly’s Strain of the Year back in 2019! Wedding Cake is going to make you feel as if you’re at your own dream wedding! Go ahead and take an extra slice!
Don’t let this one’s name put you off! Hailing from the city of Durban, South Africa, this strain is a pure sativa. Despite the intimidating sound of the latter half of its name, Durban Poison‘s flavours are quite sweet and lovely with a bit of a tang. These lighter flavours are further complemented by notes of earthiness, fresh pine and spices! Its THC concentration can be as low as 18%, but also reaches as high as 25% potency. Blasting users with euphoric uplift, and a social and creative energy, the only thing you will feel poisoned by is its amazing effects!
While there are many offshoots and different phenotypes of this strain, none are quite like the original Gelato! A balanced hybrid with only a slight indica dominance with a ratio of 55/45, Gelato offers users a well rounded high and effects from the best of both worlds! Crossbred between Girl Scout Cookies and Sherbert, this strain has a THC potency averaging from 15% to 25%! Packing a powerful high as well as a mouthful of bursting flavours of delicious citrus fruitiness and undertones of fresh florals, it’s the perfect treat when you’re reminiscing of summery days!
5. Jack Herer
It would only make sense to name this phenomenal multi-award winning strain in dedication and honour of the famed American cannabis rights activist, Jack Herer! One of the most popular strains in North America, this is a strain that you cannot go wrong with. The Jack Herer is a sativa hybrid originally created by Sensi Seeds with its genetic parents a well-kept secret. Its THC concentration is approximately 17% to 24% potency. It makes for a great morning or day time strain with energizing and focused effects. In flavour, it offers a sharp and zesty citrus that is balanced by an herbal sage with hints of peppery spice!
6. Sour Diesel
A true cannabis legend, you can never go wrong with the Sour Diesel! A near pure sativa hybrid, this strain has been dominating since the early 90s. It continues to win over more fans by the day with its ultra potent uplifting effects! Backed by a THC count of 22% to 27%, it give you a spark of energy and boost of happiness, and also allows for a physical relaxation that doesn’t tire you out despite its strong nature. With equally aromatic and flavourful notes of skunky gas and sour yet candy-like citrus lemons and oranges, Sour Diesel is as pungent as it is fresh and sweet!
7. Blue Dream
You won’t want to wake up from this dreamy strain! The Blue Dream is regarded as one of the best strains ever created on the West Coast, praised by many including rappers such as Juicy J and Snoop Dogg! Originally from California but loved by all of North America, it was created by crossing the delicious Blueberry with the legendary Haze, culminating in this sativa hybrid magnificence. Boasting THC levels that sit at 20% potency on average, the high of Blue Dream balances soothing bodily relaxation and a powerful cerebral euphoria unlike any other! Paired with sugary vanilla and sweet blueberry flavours, this little dream of a strain is nothing short of perfection!
8. Kush Mints
One for the cookie lovers, the Kush Mints strain is a unique, top shelf indica hybrid. Created by Seed Junky Genetics when they crossed the infamous Bubba Kush and in-house craft strain, Animal Mints, it is a member of the GSC family through its Animal Mints heritage. It is well known to be a heavy hitter with THC records reporting to reach as high as 24%! Tranquil, calming and relaxing, the strain is best suited for lazy evenings and weekends when you’re in need of some down time to catch a break from the rest of the world. Blending notes of earth, spice, mint and coffee, this is a yummy dessert strain that can be paired with your favourite dessert, or can simply replace it!
Known all of the world over, this extremely popular and famous cult favourite was named after your favourite guilty pleasure! The Girl Scout Cookies, also often abbreviated as GSC, is a potent indica hybrid that is adored by all. It is a result of a cross between two other legends, OG Kush and Durban Poison! Girl Scout Cookies has a unique and delicious flavour profile that blends sweet vanilla, nuttiness, fruity citrus and cherries, as well as an herbal mix of mint, earth and spice! With an extraordinary THC count that averages at a stifling 25% to 28%, users will experience a full body high that is deeply relaxing and euphoric. It also contains about 1% CBD and 1% CBN, making it an ideal strain for medical usage for effective relief!
10. Cereal Milk
A sweet treat for the ones that long for childhood nostalgia, Cereal Milk is as tasty and enjoyable as it sounds! Cereal Milk is a balanced hybrid created by Cookies who produced the strain by crossbreeding Snowman and Y Life. The high is a blend of both mental stimulation and physical relaxation. This balance makes it great for those seeking to reap the benefits of both indica and sativa types! Its effects intensify with stronger doses, so users can also cater this to their own personal needs! While there are typical cannabis scents and flavours of spices and herbs, the strain is strongly creamy, fruity and sugary sweet. Just like the leftover cereal milk after you’ve finished a bowl of Fruit Loops or Trix!
And there you have Green Society‘s Top 10 Cannabis Strains of 2021! Each one is a perfect gift for that special someone in your life, or a treat to share amongst friends during the holiday get togethers. Or, simply a present you owe to yourself during this cold winter season! Whichever one you choose, you can’t go wrong with these cannabis crowd favourites, from new craft specialties to long time legends! Still not quite what you’re looking for? No worries, there’s a huge assortment to choose from in the Green Room too! Order yours now and have a Merry High Christmas!