Sour Apple Strain — Pucker Up

Looking for some pacifying, pungent, pucker-worthy bud that’s ideal for a gentle post-work winddown or lazy weekend afternoon? The heavily indica-dominant Sour Apple strain, also known as Sour Apple Diesel, might be just the smoke you’ve been searching for. Like its parent strains, Sour Diesel and Cinderella 99, Sour Apple delivers a mood-boosting, stress-relieving high that can demolish both physical and mental discomfort.

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Sour Apple Strain
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Sour Apple is some funky skunk. It smells like fruity diesel fuel and tastes like:

Pungent, overly ripe apple
Tart citrus
Sweet fruits

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      Sour Apple Strain Information

      Sour Apple is an 80/20 indica-sativa hybrid with a modest THC concentration of about 14%-17% and negligible CBD. Although both of its parent strains are energizing sativa-leaning hybrids, Sour Apple (like many a rebellious kiddo) leans more toward the opposite, indica end of the spectrum.

      Initially, this strain delivers a slow-building, euphoric, and mildly energizing head high that’s motivating, creativity-inducing, and socially lubricating. But as its effects wear on, Sour Apple brings on a remarkably relaxing body high that will melt your tush to your couch and keep it there indefinitely.

      Sour Apple Strain Effects

      Happy 84%
      Sociable 79%
      Tingly 79%
      Relaxed 80%
      Helps With
      Stress 76%
      Low mood
      Low mood 82%
      Anxiety 83%
      Dizziness 44%
      Dry eyes
      Dry eyes 45%
      Headache 43%

      Sour Apple Strain Pairings

      Pairs With Music
      Tame Impala — “Breathe Deeper”
      Tame Impala — “Breathe Deeper” 80%
      FKJ, Santana — “Greener”
      FKJ, Santana — “Greener” 76%
      Big Wild, Surfaces — “Awaken”
      Big Wild, Surfaces — “Awaken” 83%

      Tame Impala — “Breathe Deeper”: While you burn some Sour Apple, let your mind wander along to this funky, psychedelic jam, and before you know it, you’ll be breathing deeper and easier.

      FKJ, Santana — “Greener”: While you burn some green, chill out to this soothing tune. The combo will leave you feeling like the grass just got a little greener.

      Big Wild, Surfaces — “Awaken”: After you let Sour Apple revive your mind, take your brain on a mesmerizing trip with this soaring, atmospheric song.

      Pairs With Food
      Apple pie
      Apple pie 75%
      Caramel apple pop
      Caramel apple pop 79%
      Cheese plate
      Cheese plate 85%

      Apple pie: If you need a serious mood boost, a few tokes of Sour Apple and a slice of classic comfort food should get the job done. Top with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream if you’re feeling ultra indulgent.

      Caramel apple pop: If you’re not quite hungry but crave something sweet after Sour Apple sets in, this sweet ‘n’ sour candy should keep your palate preoccupied.

      Cheese plate: If you’re feeling snacky, nosh on some funky cheeses (which happen to pair beautifully with apples) while you enjoy your funky weed.

      Pairs With Spirits
      Swedish tart
      Swedish tart 82%
      Appletini 77%
      Tom Collins
      Tom Collins 75%

      Swedish tart: Enjoy this vodka and green tea kombucha-based cocktail (that also features dill!) if you wanna add some serious dimension to your funky, almost too-sweet, fermented-tasting smoke.

      Appletini: If you’re a serious apple fan and sweet cocktails are your thing, try sipping on this retro cocktail while your burn some Sour Apple.

      Tom Collins: If you need a palate refresher after a few tokes of your funky, pungent-sweet weed, this adults-only take on lemonade should do the trick.

      Where The Sour Apple Strain Strain Is Grown

      US-based cannabis breeders Top Shelf Seeds created the Sour Apple strain.

      Sour Apple Strain Summary

      Although the Sour Apple strain is moderate in the THC department, it may leave you fairly immobile with heavy consumption. But before it glues you to a cushy surface, this gentle strain will clear your mind, soothe any lingering stress, and leave you feeling wonderful from head to toe. If you prefer your Mary Jane on the mellow side, you may also enjoy Blue Dream and God’s Gift, both of which deliver similar effects.

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      JJ Smoak

      Brooklyn native, accent-having, travel lover, wordsmith and bud enthusiast. Versed from the streets of NYC, mixed with some world influence, writer/editor and medical user extraordinaire, JJ is here to tell you like it is and guide you to the finest. Brooklyn's favorite feminine stoner, your neighborhood contributor, wrapping leaves like a bandage and bringing you along for the ride.

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