New Strains Alert: GTO, Nightmare Cookies, Versace, and More

From fashion icons to muscle cars, this week’s New Strains Alert has it all. Thunderstruck is a CBD strain worth riffing on for a clear-headed buzz that is easy on the body. Nightmare Cookies is the newest addition to a growing number of Cookie cuts in the Leafly Database. With the heady addition of White Nightmare to the mid-level sedation and blissful euphoria Girl Scout Cookies is known for, Nightmare Cookies becomes more fantasy than nightmare. Get revved up on GTO, a Golden Goat x Triangle Kush mashup that is plush on the body like Corinthian leather seats while upping the throttle on mental energy and creativity. Hopefully these strains can help keep you warm or chill you out as the days get shorter and fall turns to winter.

G-Force by Flying Dutchman is a hearty G13 and Skunk/Northern Lights cross with heavy effects and a generous yield. This potent indica produces massive resinous colas that mature over a nine-week flowering cycle. The effects are extremely heavy on the limbs while still offering a potent euphoric rush that can even challenge the most seasoned cannabis enthusiast. G-Force is a perfect evening strain to shrug off stress and help mute aches and pains.

The commonsense cross of White Nightmare and Girl Scout Cookies, Nightmare Cookies is a hybrid strain that locks the consumer to the couch while delivering robust, uplifting euphoria. Nightmare Cookies exhibits beautiful purple hues, bright orange pistils, and an aroma that is thick with pine sap, earth, and sweetness. Enjoy this strain toward the end of the day to capitalize on its relaxing effects, appetite stimulation, and overall sedation.

Thunderstruck is a powerful rock ‘n’ roll themed CBD strain without the big hair. Named after the AC/DC song of the same name, you might have guessed that Thunderstruck is the genetic cross of two high-CBD ACDC phenotypes. And just when you thought things couldn’t get more metal, Thunderstruck offers consumers a 12:1 CBD/THC ratio that can help ease nausea, abate seizure activity, and reduce inflammation all while keeping the consumer clear-headed. The aroma and flavors of Thunderstruck are grassy and subtle. Enjoy this sativa-dominant cross if you are looking for a quality medicinal strain with little to no psychoactive effects.

Big Mac by Federation Seeds is an indica-dominant strain with unique sativa fan leaves and an accelerated grow cycle. This generous cut of Mikado and BC Big Bud develops quickly indoors, growing upwards of six feet tall over its speedy seven week maturation. The large plant produces a healthy yield of fruity mid-sized buds that reek of berry and citrus peel. Big Mac’s effects elevate the mind and relax the body, offering a creative bent to a satisfying sedation. Enjoy Big Mac to stimulate the mind and the appetite while infusing the limbs with a relaxing weighted warmth.

Magic Beans OG is a sticky indica strain with heavy, relaxing effects. Known for its weighted sensation on the body and earthy, sweet aroma, Magic Beans OG is a soothing strain with a gentle, herbaceous palate. Enjoy this indica to combat insomnia, stimulate appetite, and to help manage pain. Magic Beans OG’s sedative qualities make it a perfect nightcap and a must-have for indica enthusiasts.

GTO is a well-balanced hybrid that crosses parent strains Golden Goat and Triangle OG. The strain has a pungent, skunky aroma that can fill a room, but the exhale is sweet, earthy, and slightly tropical. Its effects are heady and talkative while exhibiting soothing warmth in the extremities. Enjoy GTO throughout the day to elevate mood, stimulate creativity and conversation, and curb depression.

Versace is a clear-headed sativa-dominant hybrid created by crossing Sour Diesel, OG Kush, and Granddaddy Purple. This trio of trichome-rich strains is combined to offer an array of effects that work off each other. Sour Diesel’s heady buzz acts a catalyst, adding a stimulating alertness to the luscious body effects and pleasant euphoria native to Granddaddy Purple and OG Kush, respectively. Enjoy this pungent flower to help curb depression and fatigue while elevating mood and muting mild physical pain.

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