Sour Willie Strain — Willie You Try a Combo of Two True Classics?

Bringing together some of the most beloved genetics in marijuana history, it’s no surprise that Sour Willie is a popular strain. With sativa dominance to keep it energizing for daytime use, this strain is similar to its close cousin Sour Breath.

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Sour Willie Strain
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Built around a classic combination of sour flavored strains, Sour Willie offers notes of:

Classic sour diesel
Sweet apples and berries
Earthy myrrh

      AVO Ratings



      17% to 18%




      Sour Willie Strain Information

      With around 17% to 18% THC on average, this strain is powerful but not overwhelming. It’s sativa dominant with energizing qualities rather than sedating ones. Yet thanks to a complex pedigree, it’s still got plenty of potent pain relief packed in, too.

      Sour Willie Strain Effects

      Energizing 73%
      Pain-relieving body high
      Pain-relieving body high 71%
      Nausea relief
      Nausea relief 69%
      Helps With
      Fatigue 78%
      Chronic pain
      Chronic pain 65%
      Migraines and Headaches
      Migraines and Headaches 72%
      Stomach issues
      Stomach issues 70%
      Anxiety at high doses
      Anxiety at high doses 43%
      Dry mouth
      Dry mouth 38%

      Sour Willie Strain Pairings

      Pairs With Music
      Willie Nelson — “Whiskey River
      Willie Nelson — “Whiskey River 73%
      Portishead — “Sour Times”
      Portishead — “Sour Times” 66%
      The Weeknd — “Sacrifice”
      The Weeknd — “Sacrifice” 71%

      Willie Nelson — “Whiskey River”: Let Willie tell you all about his sorrows while Sour Willie puts you in the right headspace.

      Portishead — “Sour Times”: Facing something sour? Power through with Portishead and a few hits of this strain.

      The Weeknd — “Sacrifice”: Nothing will make you ready to dance like The Weeknd’s latest hit and a few puffs of this stuff.

      Pairs With Food
      Lemon yogurt parfait
      Lemon yogurt parfait 71%
      Spicy baked snack mix
      Spicy baked snack mix 67%
      Apple pie
      Apple pie 73%

      Lemon yogurt parfait: Bring out the sour with a brunch snack that’s just the right pairing for this morning strain.

      Spicy baked snack mix: Whether you use a popular cereal as the base or your favorite pretzels and crackers, a spicy snack mix makes the most of any Sour Willie session.

      Apple pie: Celebrate Willie Nelson’s favorite dessert when indulging in this mood-lifting strain.

      Pairs With Spirits
      Whiskey Sour
      Whiskey Sour 74%
      Malbec Wine
      Malbec Wine 70%
      Belgian Tripel Beer
      Belgian Tripel Beer 68%

      Whiskey Sour: Sour mix and robust whiskey make for the ideal chaser after a hit of Sour Willie.

      Malbec Wine: While Malbec grapes also make up popular Bordeaux mixes, alone they’re full of sweet berry flavor that’s perfect for this strain.

      Belgian Tripel Beer: Spicy and somewhat sweet, this beer truly brings out this strain’s earthy notes.

      Where The Sour Willie Strain Is Grown

      As the name suggests, this cross involves the legendary Sour Diesel strain and Willie Nelson’s self-named strain. Its origins are unknown, but it’s believed to be related to Willie’s Ghost and many other strains.

      Sour Willie Strain Summary

      Don’t sweat the small stuff with Sour Willie on your side. A few puffs can relieve pain and boost your energy levels thanks to a combination of both indica and sativa genetics.

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