Pineapple Express Strain — Get Tropical and Talkative

The Pineapple Express strain lives up to the hype and its name, with a beautiful tropical taste. You’ll notice a sensational, uninhibited, and relaxed feeling. It’s a sativa-heavy hybrid strain known for its high THC content, much like Kaya Island Girl. For frisky users, this cannabis strain stimulates sexual feelings, and it also has a medicinal effect that helps people with anxiety.

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The Pineapple Express strain carries the subtle aromas of diesel, gradually giving way to a clearly recognizable and sweet pineapple aroma.


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      Pineapple Express Strain Information

      Pineapple Express gets its unique flavor palette thanks to its terpene profile. The effects are felt strongly and very quickly, ensuring a cheerful feeling of contentment. With 18% THC content and no CBD content, this strain also suppresses feelings of fear or stress. You’ll experience a mild body buzz while feeling creative and chatty, similar to AK-47 OG.

      Strain Effects

      Creative 71%
      Focused 76%
      Uplifted 78%
      Helps With
      Anxiety 82%
      Chronic pain
      Chronic pain 78%
      Stress 78%
      Dry mouth
      Dry mouth 50%
      Dry eyes
      Dry eyes 50%

      Pineapple Express Strain Pairings

      Pairs With Music
      Fallout Boy
      Fallout Boy 80%
      Evanescence 62%
      Kid Cudi
      Kid Cudi 91%

      Fallout Boy — “Sugar We’re Going Down”

      Tastes like sugar and goes down swinging? Sounds like the Pineapple Express strain to me.

      Evanescence — “Bring Me to Life”

      Like this song, Pineapple Express breathes a little life into another dull day. This is the perfect song choice for a cannabis strain that makes your face tingle with delight.

      Kid Cudi — “Day ‘N’ Nite”

      This is the smoker’s anthem that includes a funky beat you can shake your rump to.

      Pairs With Food
      Hawaiian pineapple burger
      Hawaiian pineapple burger 73%
      Cheesecake brownie
      Cheesecake brownie 81%
      Butterfly coconut shrimp
      Butterfly coconut shrimp 75%

      Hawaiian pineapple burger — Too on the nose? The fruity aroma of Pineapple Express blends well with quick savory meats topped by a sweet slice of tropical pineapple.

      Cheesecake brownie — covered with brûléed cheesecake. Caramelized dessert is the perfect way to end a meal and dive into some heady cannabis.

      Butterfly coconut shrimp — with pineapple dipping sauce. Crunchy, creamy, saucy, and tangy, a can’t-miss main course for two or for 12.

      Pairs With Spirits
      Aloha cocktail
      Aloha cocktail 78%
      White wine
      White wine 75%
      Classic IPA
      Classic IPA 62%

      Aloha cocktail — pineapple juice and vodka. You can also make this with orange juice and garnish with mint and maraschino cherry.

      White wine — an unoaked chardonnay. Unoaked chardonnay is also like a hybrid with no oakiness, cedar, or spice. It’s a nice light floral flavor to go with the fruity fragrance of Pineapple Express.

      Classic IPA — Stone IPA is a great choice. It’s floral and a little lemony, drinkable by all beer fans everywhere.

      Where The Strain Is Grown

      Seth Rogan, actor, and star of the movie Pineapple Express, claims that this strain didn’t exist when the movie was filmed. However, conflicting reports say that this strain originated in California in the mid-2000s, choosing Trainwreck and Hawaiian as parent genetics. This popular hybrid then quickly flourished among California medical marijuana dispensaries.

      Strain Summary

      The Pineapple Express strain is fruity and juicy, touted for its delicious pineapple flavor. It’s a strain that makes you feel uplifted and energized but also super chill because it’s an incredibly well-balanced hybrid, like the Kaya Flo strain.

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