Platinum Cookies Strain: Puts Thin Mints to Shame

Platinum Cookies (also known as Platinum Girl Scout Cookies or Platinum GSC) is a balanced hybrid strain that’s basically half-and-half indica and sativa. This bud’s stellar genetics are the result of a cross between OG Kush, Durban Poison, and one unknown strain, resulting in some of the highest THC levels of any weed out there.

The Platinum Cookies strain delivers a hard-hitting, intense euphoric high that’s pretty quickly followed by total-body relaxation and serious couch-lock. Its uplifting cerebral effects are great for a variety of mood disorders, while its heavy body high is excellent for soothing pain and nausea.

Strain Table of Contents

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Platinum Cookies Flavor Scale

The Platinum Cookies strain has a unique flavor profile that includes earthy, piney, and sweet, flowery notes.

Sweet
7.5
Earthy
9
Pine
8

      AVO Ratings

      THC

      THC LEVELS

      18 - 26%

      CBD

      CBD LEVELS

      1%

      Platinum Cookies Strain Information

      The Platinum Cookies strain is named for its super frosty appearance and sweet kush flavor notes. As one of the most potent strains available, this bud’s average THC content ranges from 18%-26%, making it extremely potent and well-suited for experienced smokers. The highest THC content on record for this strain clocks in at 28%, while the average CBD content hovers around 1%.

      Platinum Cookies is the next evolution of the well-loved Girl Scout Cookies strain and is considerably more potent than its similarly tasty cousin. And like its cousin, this strain is widely used medically for stress, chronic pain, depression, anxiety, and low appetite.

      Platinum Cookies has won numerous Cannabis Cup awards over the years, and given its remarkable potency, a little goes a long way with this super-strong bud.

      Strain Effects

      Feelings
      Euphoric
      Euphoric 64%
      Happy
      Happy 53%
      Super relaxed
      Super relaxed 81%
      Helps With
      Stress
      Stress 85%
      Depression
      Depression 68%
      Pain
      Pain 70%
      Negative
      Cotton mouth
      Cotton mouth 70%
      Dry eyes
      Dry eyes 87%
      Mild paranoia
      Mild paranoia 68%

      Strain Pairings

      Pairs With Music
      Still Woozy
      Still Woozy 87%
      The Human Experience
      The Human Experience 81%
      Bob Marley
      Bob Marley 78%

      Still Woozy: Dreamy, funk-infused beats paint a relaxing backdrop for your Platinum Cookies high.

      The Human Experience: David Block’s blend of sultry beats, lustrous soundscapes, and atmospheric symphonies is an excellent accompaniment to Platinum Cookies’ soaring yet relaxing high.

      Bob Marley: Unwind with relaxing reggae while you de-stress with a bowl of Platinum Cookies.

      Pairs With Food
      Cookies
      Cookies 100%
      Cuban sandwich
      Cuban sandwich 85%
      Homemade macaroni and cheese
      Homemade macaroni and cheese 72%

      Cookies: Smoke your cookies and eat ‘em too. Bonus points if you can get your hands on some Girl Scout cookies.

      Cuban sandwich: Savory, salty, and just a tiny bit sweet, this flavor bomb of a sandwich tastes even better with a bowl of Platinum Cookies.

      Homemade macaroni and cheese: What’s more delicious than a bowl of gooey, cheesy noodles? A bowl of gooey, cheesy noodles alongside a bowl of Platinum Cookies.

      Pairs With Spirits
      Spicy Margarita
      Spicy Margarita 74%
      Amber Ale
      Amber Ale 86%
      Red wine
      Red wine 88%

      Spicy margarita: Refreshingly sweet with a little bit of bite, a spicy margarita does down nicely with this strain.

      Amber ale: Dark fruit, sugar cookie, and caramel notes pair nicely with this strain’s sweet, earthy flavors. Don’t have pale ale in the fridge? Any beer will do.

      Red wine: Choose any variety you like — red wine is a natural stress reliever, just like Platinum Cookies.

      Where the Platinum Cookies Strain is Grown

      Platinum Cookies is one of several phenotypes of the Girl Scout Cookies strain, which originated from the breeders at Cookie Fam Genetics.

      Strain Summary

      As one of the most potent strains out there, Platinum Cookies is a balanced sativa/indica fusion that’s probably best for experienced weed smokers. If you’re looking for a euphoric mood boost and intense relaxation, you’ll almost certainly enjoy this super-strong bud. But leave it for late afternoon or evening as fatigue can quickly set in with higher doses.

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