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THC-A Crystalline: The Strongest Hash in the World

Stuart G.Follow

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There’s a new kid on the block; her name is Crystalline, and she’s from the Hash Family.

Crystalline hash is the latest craze in the hash community, and everyone wants a taste. The demand is so high that THC-A Crystalline is going for $200 a gram in southern California dispensaries.

Testing in at an astonishing 99.9% THC, Crystalline is officially the strongest hash on the market. Other concentrates such as ice hash, rosin, and BHO range from 50-80% THC.

Macro image of THC Crystalline. Photo courtesy of Allie Beckett.

Cannabis concentrates are known for their variety of textures and forms, from shatter to wax to crumble, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. What many extract lovers don’t realize is that these various textures develop from the solvent used to make the concentrate and the methods of purging the solvent out of the final product. However, when THC is reduced to its purest state, it crystallizes, creating crystal ‘rocks’ which look very different than any other marijuana concentrate on the market.

Crystalline turns many people off just because of its looks. The internet is filled with scornful reviews of its meth-like appearance, and this criticism is entirely valid. But don’t judge a book by its cover because cannabis crystalline is the purest form of THC and provides sufficient relief for many patients suffering from debilitating and fatal illnesses. And hey, it’s not THC’s fault that it’s a compound with a crystal structure.

Guild Extracts, a Southern California extraction company, is the current leader of crystalline production. Their crystallizing process is kept under lock and key, but they claim the ability to make THC-A Crystalline out of any starting material ranging from hydrocarbon extract, CO2 extract, and ice water concentrate. One thing Guild Extracts has made clear is that they are not using a solvent to create this hash, rather, they are extracting pure THC from their starting materials.

You may be wondering, what exactly is THC-A Crystalline? Well, before THC is combusted (lit on fire or vaporized) it sits in its raw acidic form, also known as THC-A. THC-A by itself is completely inactive, meaning if it is ingested it will not get you high (but it does have an extraordinary amount of medicinal benefits). When THC-A is activated through heat in a process called decarboxylation, the acidic carbon atom (the “A” in THC-A) is removed leaving behind the psychoactive THC that so many of us know and love.

Macro image of THC Crystalline produced by Atom Labs. Photo courtesy of Allie Beckett.

Now remember, this pure THC does not contain terpenes (the magical compounds that give cannabis strains their distinctive aroma and flavor profiles while contributing to their therapeutic effects). To make up for the lack of flavor, Guild Extracts has become famous for the “dip n dab,” dipping the crystalline concentrate into terpenes extracted from strains like Goji OG, Tangie, and Sherbert.

While the sky-high potency may scare some away, THC-A Crystalline provides a surprisingly clean, focused, and inspired high. Plus, health nuts can rest easy knowing that THC-A Crystalline is completely free of any chemical inputs (think butane).

Have you tried THC-A Crystalline? What did you think? Let us know in the comments!

There’s a new kid on the block; her name is Crystalline, and she’s from the Hash Family. Crystalline hash is the latest craze in the hash community, and everyone wants a taste.

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Post by Marok21 » Sat 21st May 2016 10:35 pm

that stuff looks like meth also that they adding terpenes for a good taste is strange for me. I am not a fan of adding these “flavors” to create “designer hash” but each to his own

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Post by Black-King » Sun 22nd May 2016 09:30 pm

He says it is 99.97% THC. Well this aint even cannabis to me.. This is some HARD drugs.. I would never smoke this shit, looks like meth, as u say, or crack. This is wack.

No this is why I prefer the natural herb. Just good clean ganja or a nice slab of hashish. Never been into extracts anyway, and just look where they are going with this.. Bumbo! This is not the way weed is supposed to be. They have gone too far.

Thanks for sharing though.

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Post by OneHighMofo » Sun 22nd May 2016 11:05 pm

Black-King wrote: He says it is 99.97% THC. Well this aint even cannabis to me.. This is some HARD drugs.. I would never smoke this shit, looks like meth, as u say, or crack. This is wack.

No this is why I prefer the natural herb. Just good clean ganja or a nice slab of hashish. Never been into extracts anyway, and just look where they are going with this.. Bumbo! This is not the way weed is supposed to be. They have gone too far.

Thanks for sharing though.

Sorry to nitpick but Hashish is definitely a concentrate bro

I do agree about this product though – I think isolating THC may have it’s uses in a research scenario – but for everyday use I definitely believe that the entourage effect of the symphony of Cannabinoids and terpenes are contributory to the therapeutic benefit and variety of available experiences.

I’ve tried the blue river terpenes (singular – actually) infused into some BHO a few weeks ago – it wasn’t the tastiest dab I ever had by any means.

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Post by mowie » Mon 23rd May 2016 12:00 pm

Bullshit 2.0 or even 3.0, we’re getting there. prepare for artificial “extracts” containing of synthetical cannabinoids (which are highly available and used these days, just think of “Spice” and other “herbal mixtures”. I personally have experienced weed sprayed with synthetical cannabinoids. It’s horrible.) and (not yet synthetical(?), but this will follow I guess) terpenes. Add some strawberry flavour and boom, people go crazy for it.

Sorry, but this makes me very angry. Bullshit weed, laced and sprayed with brix, plastic, sand, synthetical cannabinoids, fertilizer. tells me they won’t stop on hash (which seems to be revived in the dab-rosin-craze!) and concentrates. They can fuck right off with their artificial cannabis-tuning bullshit.

Just focus on growing decent bud. Focus on stabilizing strain genetics instead of releasing a new bullshit-gorilla-strawberry-mango-pineapple-super-newyork-sanfrancisco-diesel-chiesel-niesel-widow-haze-kush every hour, just to spray it with strawberry flavour so that some tourist idiots will buy it.
Focus on flushing, on curing. Focus on selling the exact strain you advertise on the menu.
But I know, all of this doesn’t pay off short-time.
And I know, it’s “all due to the backdoor-problem” blabla. Somehow, some coffeeshops manage to not totally rip-off customers, must be magic then.
And some growers out there apparently still grow decent bud.

rant done, sorry.

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Post by Quazer » Mon 23rd May 2016 12:25 pm

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Post by Marok21 » Tue 24th May 2016 09:23 pm

Yes I totally agree with you. Also in germany where I live you can find a lot of laced, sprayed, brixed weed these days. “Even” in NL Coffeeshops you find that shit a lot. 10 or 15 years ago you don´t had weed like this. ok sometimes you got weed that had problems with pesticide pollution but no brix, plastic or other things like that. But when it started it flooded the market till now! So it´s hard to cancel that progress when it´s already in the market.

Hopefully adding terpenes to “bad” weed will not be the “next method” they try. Imagine they are able than to make bad weed good tasting . furthermore they could add synthetical cannabinoids to make it stronger. What you want more as a dealer who only wants to make money and who don´t give a f*** on his customers.

In terms of food the society look more and more on healthy products these days. the same has to be with weed

The 99,9% THC hash is for me just another idea of someone who wants to make money. cannabis is a big new market (especially in some states of the USA) and if you have a “good” idea you can make millions. And if you say you have the strongest you can get you have a good argument for your product.

It´s still “funny” that when you buy for example brixed weed in a coffeeshop and complain that to the dealer they get very unfriendly and say things like you have no clue of weed maybe they are just liars or they have no clue what “clean” weed is.

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Post by True Playa » Tue 24th May 2016 10:00 pm

mowie wrote: Bullshit 2.0 or even 3.0, we’re getting there. prepare for artificial “extracts” containing of synthetical cannabinoids (which are highly available and used these days, just think of “Spice” and other “herbal mixtures”. I personally have experienced weed sprayed with synthetical cannabinoids. It’s horrible.) and (not yet synthetical(?), but this will follow I guess) terpenes. Add some strawberry flavour and boom, people go crazy for it.

Sorry, but this makes me very angry. Bullshit weed, laced and sprayed with brix, plastic, sand, synthetical cannabinoids, fertilizer. tells me they won’t stop on hash (which seems to be revived in the dab-rosin-craze!) and concentrates. They can fuck right off with their artificial cannabis-tuning bullshit.

Just focus on growing decent bud. Focus on stabilizing strain genetics instead of releasing a new bullshit-gorilla-strawberry-mango-pineapple-super-newyork-sanfrancisco-diesel-chiesel-niesel-widow-haze-kush every hour, just to spray it with strawberry flavour so that some tourist idiots will buy it.
Focus on flushing, on curing. Focus on selling the exact strain you advertise on the menu.
But I know, all of this doesn’t pay off short-time.
And I know, it’s “all due to the backdoor-problem” blabla. Somehow, some coffeeshops manage to not totally rip-off customers, must be magic then.
And some growers out there apparently still grow decent bud.

Amsterdam Coffeeshop Directory Forums 99.9% THC-A Crystalline Hash 99.9% THC-A Crystalline Hash Post by Marok21 » Sat 21st May 2016 10:35 pm that stuff looks like meth also that they