This time around, we’re honoring the most aromatic cannabis strains on the market. After all, tearing open a new package of buds and leaning in for a whiff is a sacred part of the ritual, so why not enhance it?
Below, we’ve included the top 10 most aromatic cannabis strains, their dominant terpene, and a brief rundown on each. Read on to learn more about the strains that will make your mouth water.
This Sativa-dominant hybrid takes the cake for a powerful-smelling strain. It’s a zesty strain known for its citrusy lemon flavors and aromas. This strain sits around 16-20% THC, making it an excellent choice for any time of day. Its dominant terpene is limonene, emitting aromas of freshly squeezed lemons.
Fruity Loops (Indoor) THC-A Hemp Flower is a truly aromatic strain that captivates the senses with its tantalizing aromas and flavors. When you open the bag, you are greeted by a dry cereal aroma with subtle hints of fizz. As you dig deeper, a complex bouquet emerges, highlighted by a semi-sweet floral undertone that adds a touch of elegance to the overall experience.
But it’s when you take a puff that the real magic unfolds. Fruity Loops reveals a multi-layered flavor profile, starting with a spicy doughy sensation that gradually gives way to delicate floral accents and hints of berry deliciousness. Each inhale is a symphony of flavors that dances across your palate, leaving a lasting impression.
For those seeking a sensory adventure and a truly aromatic cannabis experience, don’t pass up Black Tie’s Fruity Loops (Indoor) THC-A Hemp Flower.
Here’s another Sativa-dominant hybrid that will leave your mouth watering. Strawberry Cough is a happy-go-lucky hybrid with more Sativa-dominant, energizing effects. Its aroma is reminiscent of strawberries and fresh herbs. With its dominant terpene being myrcene and its THC content ranging from 15-20%, Strawberry Cough is an excellent treat for the nose and tastebuds.
Notice a running theme yet? Some of the most aromatic strains are quite fruity, like the classic strain Blueberry. It’s a relaxing Indica-dominant hybrid known for its chilled-out effects and delicious flavors. Its aroma dances up the nose with hints of sweet fruit and fresh blueberries, offering similar flavors on the exhale. Its dominant terpene is myrcene, and its average THC content ranges from 16-24%.
Yes, another fruity strain. However, the main difference between Grape Ape and the strains noted above is Grape Ape’s pungent, gassy aroma that lays the foundation, while notes of grapes, berries, and sweetness linger on top. This Indica-dominant strain boasts a hefty THC content of 18-25% and its dominant terpene myrcene.
We know that connoisseurs love taking a big ol’ whiff of a pungent, skunky, and dank strain. Skunk #1 is your best bet. This strain is a fairly balanced hybrid, producing Indica and Sativa effects alongside a medium THC content of 15-19%. Skunk #1 is praised for its spicy, skunky, musty, and earthy scent, with its dominant terpene being myrcene.
You’ve likely heard of the Pineapple Express strain, whether you’ve smoked it or watched Seth Rogen’s movie named after it. It’s a tropical paradise with vibrant Sativa-like effects, considering it’s a Sativa-dominant hybrid. This strain’s main terpene is caryophyllene, and it emits aromas of tangy pineapple and exotic fruits, not to mention its high THC content of 17-26%.
Perhaps there’s nothing more relaxing than Lavendar, the plant and the strain. Lavender is an Indica-dominant hybrid with deeply calming and serene effects. One whiff of this strain is practically aromatherapy, thanks to its dominant terpene linalool, which is also abundant in the lavender plant. This unique strain is wildly strong, reaching 20-27% THC while emitting refreshing and calming notes of lavender and herbs.
Sour Diesel is one of the classics. It’s a powerhouse Sativa-dominant hybrid with energizing and uplifting effects alongside a high THC content of 20-25%. Besides its strong effects, Sour Diesel is praised for its pungent and gassy aroma with notes of citrus and earth. It’s a heavy hitter from every angle, and its dominant terpene responsible for these unique aromas is terpinolene.
Spark up and prepare for the calming, relaxing experience of the delicious strain Bubblegum. Being an Indica-dominant hybrid, Bubblegum produces soothing yet uplifting effects alongside a medium THC content of 15-19%. In terms of aroma and flavor, its main terpene is caryophyllene, responsible for the mouthwatering sugary aroma reminiscent of bubblegum and candy.
If you haven’t experienced a Cheese strain, what are you waiting for? It’s one of the strongest aromas you’ll ever smell, and it’s just as inviting as delicious. Cheese is an Indica-dominant hybrid with roughly 15-20% THC, making it great for any time of day. Regarding its unique aroma, Cheese’s dominant terpene is caryophyllene, which emits a heavy scent of pungent cheese that’s both funky and skunky.