Strain Review: Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel has THC levels ranging from 19% to 25%, it is a very potent Sativa strain that descends from Chemdog, Skunk No.1 and Northern Lights. As the name suggests, the aroma is diesel that’s accompanied by pungent and earthy flavors. This strain is very popular amongst people with medical conditions because of it’s fast acting, energizing and dreamy high. This strain has been a huge hit in the northeastern United States and has spurred on various nicknames NY Diesel and NYC Diesel.

Fans of the strain typically use Sour Diesel as their first source of medication to start a long day, it’ll have you feeling awake and ready to go. Being so sativa dominant, Sour Diesel almost exclusively affects cerebral functions. There should be no couch lock or heavy body feelings upon use if you’re smoking the real thing. Sour Diesel tastes just the way it smells, classic funky fuel aroma. It’s much sought-after flavor is what attracts many and is why Sour Diesel is so famously easy to sniff out of a lineup. Upon smelling and tasting it, no one who knows Sour Diesel can be fooled into believing a strain is Sour Diesel if it is not. 

Rumored to be a descendent of AJ’s Sour Diesel this strain has been a favorite among rappers and creatives who draw inspiration from its uplifting high that aids in the relief from stress, depression, pain, fatigue and lack of appetite. Sour Diesel is said to be only available in clone form, however it is possible to find crosses at a majority of the seed companies. Due to this scarcity of the true Sour Diesel, there are many hybrids that have tried to emulate the true Sour Diesel high. Worthy of its fame, Sour Diesel remains and always will be one of the best strains on the planet.