King Louie OG by Pistil Point
With grow operations out of both Oregon and California, Pistil Point is best known for their King Louie OG, an indica-dominant strain with powerful genetics that can test as high as 30 percent THC. Louie smells of pine, with both earthy and sweet notes, almost like manure — in a good way, as strange as that sounds. The taste is diesel-y, creamy, piney and musky all at once, a complex flower with varied dimensions and experience.
I felt a heavy, swaying high after smoking Louie — this one is stooooney! There’s a bit of a melancholy effect as well, which turned out to be beneficial when I smoked a bowl before a compassion meditation. Both grounding and opening, Louie turned out to be just the ticket to heart-opening — really letting me feel my body and emotions. Therapeutically, Louie is good for insomnia; for the newcomers to cannabis, I might suggest only smoking it before bed, when you’re ready to feel very sleepy. Cue the hypnotist’s trance.
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