Looking to blast off into outer space and bounce on the moon with the ultimate weed high? Well, if you're not Elon Musk, you're probably wondering how you can space travel. The ticket to ride: Moon rocks.
Moon rocks are some of the most expensive marijuana products that you’ll find on your dispensary menu. It is like the caviar of weed. They are considered one of the most potent ways to smoke marijuana out there.
But what are they exactly?
What are Moon Rocks?
Moon rocks originate from rapper Kurupt bringing them to fruition in 2014. The name comes from the way this particular brand of cannabis actually looks; like moon rocks.
Moon rocks are not a type of marijuana strain, but more of a cannabis experiment gone oh, so well. Moon rocks in Colorado (as well as anywhere else, for that matter) are made up of different cannabis products rolled into one very potent product admired and very desired for smoking.
They are premium marijuana buds, around a quarter width in size, that get dipped in hash oil, rosin, or live resin.
Moon rocks are then finished by rolling concentrate dipped, premium bud in beautiful golden kief.
Simply put, moon rocks are one big nugget covered in concentrate upon concentrate. Because of this, moon rocks can contain more than 50% THC.
What Exactly is in Moon Rocks?
If you’re breaking apart a moon rock for the first time, it’s a lot like being a kid eating the perfect ice cream cone. Beginning with the most important, a premium base.
The first and arguably most important ingredient used in moon rock production is premium, top-shelf cannabis. Moon Rocks are produced using any of the hundreds of premium strains out there.
A high concentration of trichomes often shows a particular marijuana strain with advanced cannabinoid production over other strains. High potency and terpene production tend to follow these strains. The color of these buds is incredibly vibrant and every cannabis strain is unique in its own terpene profile.
But what ice cream cone is any good without some syrupy drizzle??
Cannabis concentrates are oils that are derived from the cannabis plant. Cannabis concentrates often hit between 60-80% in THC potency. Concentrates maintain terpenes from the marijuana plant thus adding to the overall cannabinoids being absorbed, natural taste involved, and controlling your overall high.
Then, to top everything off, a nice cherry on top.
Kief is that precious goodness collecting in the bottom of your weed grinder. Dried buds are rubbed over a screen to separate the trichomes. Back and forth, this turns surrounding trichomes into a pile of THC crystals or kief.
Kief has much higher levels of THC than you find in regular buds. It can have around 50% THC making it about twice as strong as a regular flower.
This beautiful concoction of kief, concentrate, and premium cannabis leads to high THC potencies between 50-90%.
Fly Me to the Moon, Already!
OG marijuana buds can be hit from a bong, or added to a pipe, vaporized, or even smoked out of an apple. But when it comes to consuming these delicious moon rocks, things get trickier and quite a bit stickier.
Attempting to roll up a joint of moon rocks just doesn’t really work all too well.
Moon rocks are made up of an assembly of different marijuana ingredients, the rocks have to be consumed differently than your ordinary buds. The wet/stickiness of the moon rocks caused by added kief and oils make the buds hard to light and to, therefore, smoke those delightful rocks.
Short Guide To Smoking Moon Rocks
Hand-break moon rocks, don’t grind: It can be difficult to grind up moon rocks due to their juicy coating of concentrate. It will completely gunk up your grinder and likely remove most of the moon rock's kief. Instead, break them up slowly with your fingers or cut off small pieces with scissors.
Glass Pieces: Pipes and bongs are the best way to smoke moon rocks without creating a huge mess. Lightly pack bowls of moon rocks into your favorite glass piece to ensure you lose as little of the moon rock ingredients as possible.
Use a hemp wick: The consistency of moon rocks makes holding a flame to your bowl needed for longer than one would typically hold for a regular bowl of MJ. Hemp wick will save you from potentially tasting way too much butane from a lighter and burning your fingers.
And finally: you should avoid rolling moon rock joints or blunts. Moon rocks are far too sticky to be rollable or anywhere near smokeable. Also, don’t pack bowls of moon rocks too tight. Too tight and the bowl will be incredibly difficult to light.
What Are the Effects of Moon Rocks?
Moon rocks are POTENT cannabis products. These are for people who have indulged in high-quality THC products. Since moon rocks contain much higher levels of THC, effects are stronger than regular cannabis products.
Effects intensify depending on some factors including the strain used in the rocks and your personal tolerance. Someone who’s not used to high THC cannabis tends to have more intense effects. Some of the common effects of moon rocks are:
- Increased heart rate
- Impaired memory
- More, non-life-threatening effects, like red/dry eyes, dry mouth, etc.
So maybe for the first-timers, try some other products first. If you know what you're getting yourself into, check our deals below.
Current Locations and Deals For Moon Rocks In Colorado
Herbs 4 you is located in the Capitol Hill Area
Current deals on Moon Rocks include:
Pure Marijuana dispensaries are located throughout the Denver area
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So if you get the opportunity to try some moon rocks for yourself, do it!
They offer a strong and unique cannabis experience for the canna-connoisseur.
Moon rocks will have you hopping on the moon.
You will not be disappointed.
Say hello to Frank Sinatra!