While its name suggests AK-47 is a wild ride, imagine it instead as a nerf gun with chillax pills as ammunition. That’s right — the AK-47 strain is a mellow, relaxing friend that charms you with delicious flavors while engaging your mind. Perfect for creative pursuits and social gatherings, AK-47 mixes sour, earthy, and sweet tastes uniquely.
This strain leans sativa and is a cross of Thai, Afghani, Mexican, and Colombian vehicles that is as complex as it is singular.
You can compare it with Golden Back Gorilla’s limonene content, but make no mistake — AK-47 has a flavor all its own.
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You’ll notice the earthy tones right away, along with the sour notes, but the floral, sweet finish ties the whole experience together.
AK-47 comes from Serious Seeds, the famed Dutch seed bank. This F1 hybrid first saw the light of day in 1992 and remains shrouded in mystery; however, we know that its Thai, Afghani, Mexican, and Colombian roots lean toward a 65% sativa makeup.
Sigur Rós: While you’re grinning from ear to ear and feeling the sensation of the nighttime air caressing your skin, listen to the cinematic soundscapes of Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós while enjoying your AK-47 high.
Alternative indie: While you’ll enjoy any music on this ride, there are plenty of rewards when veering away from Top 40 and exploring artists like Beach House, Bon Iver, and others of their ilk.
Cigarettes After Sex: There’s something perfect about this slow-core band’s charmingly crooning melodies and androgynous vocal that will make it a fitting companion for AK-47.
Tortilla Soup: Make yourself a batch of tortilla soup — Mexican soup with squash, beans, peppers, avocado, lime tortillas, and cheese — with a bit of AK-47 to make all the flavors a transcendental experience.
Blue cheese on salad: The flavor of blue cheese on a salad with cranberries, walnuts, and whatever other fixings you fancy will serve as a perfect counterpoint to AK-47.
French fries: AK-47 doesn’t deliver the munchies like other strains, but those french fries will taste better than ever.
Old Fashioned: The warm, fireside mix of sugar, bitters, water, and whiskey finishes perfectly with AK-47.
Rye Whiskey: The smooth burn of rye feels exquisite with AK-47.
Tom Collins: The taste of sweet, lemony goodness in a Tom Collins will also delight you with AK-47 in the mix — particularly on a hot day.
Much more mellow than its name suggests, AK-47 is a sativa-dominant strain that puts a smile on your face and heightens your awareness of all things pleasant. Compare its effects with those of Flo Walker. Perfect for listening to music and connecting with yourself and the world around you, AK-47 is a great creative and social strain.