A Critical Overview of Cannabis Christmas: Best Edibles for 4/20
Introduction Cannabis Christmas, the unofficial holiday of weed enthusiasts, is fast approaching, with 4/20 just around the corner. This year’s top edibles are guaranteed to provide some interesting and entertaining experiences.
Factors of Great Edibles The edibles on this list are selected based on various factors, including consistent cannabinoid content, accurate dosing, freshness, flavor, onset, duration, and labeling/packaging.
Kiva Everything Bagel Seasoning Munchies Bar Kiva, in collaboration with the Yeastie Boys, a Los Angeles-based food truck with a cult following, has produced a dark chocolate bar with everything seasoning. The limited edition munchies bar, with 5mg THC per serving, is available at select dispensaries around LA.
THC Living Chocolate Brownie Mix The first-ever cannabis edible recipe, “hashish fudge,” appeared in the 1954 edition of The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook. The legacy of pot brownies goes way back. With THC Living’s cannabis-infused brownie mix, one can make the iconic baked good easily. Just add hot water and an egg for brownies with a fudgy original flavor.
Big Pete’s Insane Churro Mini Cookies Big Pete’s Insane take on the classic Mexican dessert, made with Indica cannabutter, brown sugar, and cinnamon, was designed for cannabis evangelist B Real. These cookies are packed with 10mg THC per cookie.
Dosist Live Resin GLS Indica + Wild Orange Gummies Dosist’s vegan, organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, and fruit-based pectin gummies come with 10mg THC per gummy. The wild orange gummies, in partnership with Bear Extraction House, have a euphoric effect derived from GLS, an indica strain.
Sonder Space Crystals Sonder’s Space Crystals are similar to THC Pop Rocks, offering 10mg THC per pouch. They provide a whimsical experience reminiscent of candy store and ice cream truck visits while delivering heady high euphoria.
Tsumo Salsa Verde Chips: A Delectable Combination of Classic Flavors and THC
Tsumo offers a line of salty and savory snacks that blend two of life’s greatest pleasures – getting high and snacking on Doritos/Cheetos – into a single bag. The brand’s Classic Cheese Puffs, Fiery Hot Cheese Crunchers, Zesty Ranch, Hint of Lime, and Salsa Verde all offer familiar flavors to the consumer. The Salsa Verde chips stand out from the rest, with a flavor profile almost indistinguishable from the Frito-Lay equivalent. The one-ounce bags are filling and can satisfy the urge to munch.
Papa & Barkley Watermelon Chili Gummies: A Delicious Vegan Treat
Papa & Barkley’s edibles line, P&B Kitchen, features artisanal gummies made in small batches with solvent-less hash. The brand has reinvented its edibles line, known for the popular Releaf balms and tinctures, with the introduction of the vegan-friendly Watermelon Chili Gummies. The gummies feature a Tajin coating and come in unique flavor combinations like pineapple and spicy ginger. The Watermelon Chili Gummies have a perfect balance of sweet and spicy, with each gummy containing 5mg THC.
Mammamia Italian Edibles: Inspired by Signature Italian Desserts
Mammamia’s Capri Collection of edibles is inspired by the signature Italian dessert, Torta Caprese. The flourless cake is made with chocolate, almonds, and hazelnuts, and named after the island of Capri. Baked in Los Angeles, these edibles feature a rich and dense bite with almond or lemon overtones. Each cake contains 10mg THC and 5mg CBD, making it the ideal companion for a beachside picnic.
Mindy’s Lush Black Cherry Gummies: A Delicious Collaboration with Cresco Labs
Chicago Chef Mindy Segal has partnered with Cresco Labs to produce Mindy’s Artisanal Edibles, a line of decadent gummies. The brand’s glazed clementine orange and key lime kiwi options are particularly noteworthy, with intense, fresh fruit flavors that channel Mindy’s signature desserts into the form of edibles. The lush black cherry variety originated as a cobbler recipe and is a complete knockout, with each gummy containing 5mg THC and 5mg CBD.
Sweet Reason CBD Sparkling Grapefruit Water: A Refreshing and Calming Drink
Sweet Reason offers a range of canna-beverages with varying doses of broad spectrum hemp CBD. Their grapefruit-flavored sparkling water is a crisp and effervescent drink with a nice dry finish and very little sweetness. Each 12oz bottle contains 10mg CBD and is available nationally, except for Alaska and Hawaii.
Kanha Nano Cran-Pomegranate Punch Gummies: Energizing and Quick-Acting
Kanha’s cran-pomegranate punch gummies feature a patented nanomolecular technology that delivers quicker onset effects than other edibles of the same dosage. Each gummy contains 5mg THC and is sweet and gumdrop-ish in texture. The energizing edibles are perfect for those looking to feel the effects of THC quickly.
Conclusion These edibles are selected based on various factors, including consistent cannabinoid content, accurate dosing, freshness, flavor, onset, duration, and labeling/packaging. Whether you are a seasoned stoner or a newcomer to the cannabis culture, there is something for everyone in this year’s top edibles list.