Z-41 from Cali Kush Farms via The Kind Center on 1/12/2020 (shout out to Cali Kush Farms for making it happen!). THC tested out to 30.93%. I was gifted this sample but The Kind Center usually has deals and I’d say you could most likely get this for around $45 out the door if not less. Having had an awesome experience with everything from Cali Kush Farms thus far, I was absolutely stoked when they hit me up and told me they had a care package of fresh flower waiting for me at The Kind Center, so I swooped in as soon as I possibly could. These buxom buds appear entirely Space blue with only the smallest of patches being a forest green coming through, accompanied by pale cantaloupe orange pistils, all of which is difficult to discern because the surface is absolutely shrouded in a thick canopy of bright highlighter yellow triches.
The nose out of the jar is a sickly and sugary sweet fruit coupled with a floral musty undertone and some distant freshness. Busting open a bud the sugary sweet fruit amps up a bit as that fresh mint quality makes its way to the foreground. Breaking it down by hand, my fingers are absolutely coated in sticky bits of bud and a floral sweet freshness, while the grinds themselves are essentially that same sweet fruit and bright mint with a vaporous backing that comes off like a fruit version of a Halls lozenge.
The dry pull on the joint is a very sugary sweet minty floral with a bit of candy fruitiness in the background and leaves me with a slightly mentholated lip. The inhale is smooth and is a muted sugar sweet floral on the bong, whereas the joint is essentially the same, but that sugar sweet floral is sharper and more clearly defined. The exhale on the bong is surprisingly a sweet musty cream with a touch of light fruit in the background whereas the joint comes with a sweet fruity floral and a touch of freshness. Cross checking the flavors on my Ghost Vapes MV1, at 170c I get sugar sweet floral and pine with a touch of mint, whereas at 185c the sugar sweet floral remains as the pine falls off a bit with an aftertaste that’s reminiscent of a strange mix of skunky beer and light sugar cookie.
The headchange comes on quick with a hazy headed smack that left me cognitively stunted and has a minorly energetic paranoid edge. Seriously, if your brain is required to be in working order in any capacity then I’d advise avoiding this strain until a time where you have absolutely nothing of consequence to accomplish on your agenda and you’re able to let your mind wander into the depths of outer space. I was able to conceptualize with ease however I could not stay focused no matter how hard I tried, and when talking I’d find myself constantly experiencing that tip of the tongue feeling and having to settle for another word because the one I wanted would simply not manifest in the moment. Physically I felt my eyes lower a touch, as a little weight settled into my shoulders, and a slight tingle made its way down my spine.
All and all I really enjoyed my time with Z-41, it’s a tasty brain crippling smoke that pairs excellently with a cup of coffee on a wake and bake, and works well as an anytime smoke when you’re looking to get mentally obliterated without fear of knocking out prematurely. I’d definitely grab it again if I saw a fresh drop at The Kind Center. Great job on this one CKF, another solid heater, keep up the fantastic work!