Categories
BLOG

purple lean strain

Leafly: Marijuana Reviews 17+

CBD, Strain Review, Dispensary

Leafly

    • #17 in Medical
    • 4.8 • 214.5K Ratings
    • Free

Screenshots

Description

Leafly is the world’s cannabis resource to learn about weed. Millions of people use Leafly’s award-winning app to discover and find the cannabis that’s right for them based on reported effects, feelings, and reviews of thousands of marijuana strains. The dispensary finder and weed maps help you find nearby legal cannabis for your medical or personal needs.

Discover your ideal weed strains, tinctures, topicals, concentrates, or pot edibles based on hundreds of thousands of user-submitted reviews, desired effects, aromas, flavors, recommended strain lists, and availability at nearby weed dispensaries or retail stores.

Using our integrated weed maps, you can find marijuana and CBD products and medical marijuana doctors. Locate a legal doctor, clinic, pot dispensary, retail cannabis store, and pickup and delivery services in your area. Browse dispensary menus, view deals and specials, read user reviews, and receive daily notifications from your favorite medical marijuana dispensaries and retail weed stores.

Read the latest cannabis news and lifestyle information with Leafly News & Culture, where we bring you Cannabis 101 resources, the latest medical marijuana studies, legalization updates, and other compelling cannabis content. Watch videos to learn how to use marijuana, how to grow weed, make your own pot edibles, and more.

No matter your preference, our app will help you choose the right type of weed for your needs. Whether you’re a medical marijuana patient or a retail cannabis user, you’ll love the Leafly app!

‎Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Leafly: Marijuana Reviews. Download Leafly: Marijuana Reviews and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Connect. Discover. Share.

Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more.

Enter your email or sign up with a social account to get started

Already registered? Login ›

The independent voice of Denver since 1977

  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Recommended For You

  • The Chronic Factory Dispensary Replaces New Amsterdam Organics
  • How Cannabis Dinner Pairings Brought New Life to a Private Chef

Why Colorado Tokers Love Purple Punch

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

A couple of friends and I recently lugged about fifty beers three miles up a mountain for a camping trip, then argued over who was carrying all those cans back down. My buddy’s girlfriend, meanwhile, brought two liters of pinot noir in a bag and didn’t have to worry about shit. Not only did it make me realize how dumb my drinking habits are, but it also reminded me how much I miss that purple stuff. Not purple drank (R.I.P., Pimp C), but purple weed — and I wasn’t particular about what kind during a dispensary run on a hot July afternoon.

My visit turned up several popular choices in Blackberry Kush, Northern Lights and Purple OG Kush, but I decided to try something new in Purple Punch. Or new to me, at least. Purple Punch began making a name for itself in dispensaries in 2017, with fat, supple buds that win in the looks department and trichome production. A mix of Grand Daddy Purple and Larry OG, Purple Punch’s potential to create amazing hash has made the sedative strain a hit among regular users and medical patients, while its dense, violet buds draw in excited newbs like flies to a bug zapper — and then fries them just the same.

Like most strains with syrupy grape aromas and purple buds, Purple Punch is best enjoyed at night. Treat it like a spiked beverage bowl of sweet disaster at a high school dance, or you’ll be face first on the ground. My initial foray reminded me a lot of being seventeen, waking up with a dry mouth and a sock missing, wondering when my mind went from chatty to crisply burnt the night before. Even if the initial feelings are giggly and social, keep your sips of this one small or you’ll be passing out early.

Related Stories

Homegrown: The Motet Debuts New Strain at the Clinic

Why Colorado Tokers Love Sueño

Have Colorado Weed Prices Stabilized?

We’ve spotted Purple Punch at Ajoya, DANK, the Green Solution, the Herbal Cure, Herbs4You, Kind Love, the Joint, Kaya Cannabis, Lightshade, Northern Lights Cannabis Co., Peak, Rocky Road, Roll Up Dispensary, Seed & Smith, Wellness Center of the Rockies and Wolf Pac Cannabis. And if we’ve seen it at all those stores, you can bet on it being available elsewhere. My favorite cuts — both of which might as well be dripping with grape soda — come from the Herbal Cure and Kind Love.

Looks: An indica by nearly every stretch of the imagination, Purple Punch comes in dense, circular and scone-shaped buds and can foxtail at times. The calyxes, dark purple and rich, have a sugary layer of trichomes, like a bag of concord grapes.

Smell: Purple Punch is much like Kool-Aid or Fun Dip powder, with notes that are sharp, sweet and full of grape and berries. Those fruity, candy-like whiffs are covered in a light layer of grassy, earthy notes of soil and Kush.

  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Flavor: A little doughier and skunkier than the smell, but still full of sugary artificial grape flavor and hints of berries, which dominate that aftertaste.

Effects: Purple Punch provides a nice, easy descent into heavy relaxation and sleepy bliss, but don’t let the early effects trick you into going out long. It almost always brings users down in the end, causing loose limbs and excessive yawning. The strain has been used for minor pain, eating and sleeping disorders, stress and headaches.

Home grower’s take: “It can get these really cool leaves once the buds start maturing, and they can be kind of pink or really dark purple. Either way, it just looks really good next to those ripe, big nugs. It’s like plucking fruit off a tree. It’s pretty tough against mildew, but those buds can swell to the point of mold if you’re not careful. You’ll also need to know how to prune, because the branches and leaves will stretch, and that top nug will lord over the others. Nice harvest for a seven-week grow, though.”

Is there a strain you’d like to see profiled? Email [email protected]

Keep Westword Free. Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who’ve won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism’s existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our “I Support” membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

A mix of Grand Daddy Purple and Larry OG, Purple Punch’s potential to create amazing hash has made the sedative strain a hit among regular users and medical patients, while its dense, violet buds draw in excited newbs like flies to a bug zapper — and then fries them just the same.