Review of Cresco Flower


707 Headband  3.5/5 

Aroma: The nose holds a black licorice note, anise, mothball, touch of skunky funk...

Texture: Buds are soft yet firm, nice balance of dry/moist...

Appearance: Half horned, yet with an overall full, dense bud structure.

Smoke/Taste: Smooth but a hint of harshness in the finish, would benefit from a longer cure.

High: Clocked within 20 seconds, as I typed the Smoke/Taste section, it settled over me nicely. It's a thoughtful high, with a good functionality.  

Alien  Bubba- 2.4/5 - S 


Aroma: Opening container-fruity, floral, reminds me  of black market buds with a generic aroma.. Broken buds- bit of spice,  cheese

Texture: good, nice balance, bit on the drier side of the spectrum but nice.

Appearance: light green, crystals, long orange hairs, large calyxes

Smoke/Taste: ok, some floral notes, bit harsh in the finish.

High: Good, relaxing, chill..

THC 0.01%(hmm, printing error?) THCA 26.00% CBD 0% & CBDA 1.56%

Alien  Dutchess- 2.9/5 - S 

Aroma: Opening container-fruity, hint of dusty,  has a sweet herbal aroma.. Broken buds- great funk, skunk, a sour note..  very nice

Texture: breaks up perfect, nice level of moisture yet with a good dryness, like the Lavender..

Appearance: crystals, rainbow colored a bit, but mostly light green, long light orange hairs, nice sativa look.

Smoke/Taste: pretty clean, nice, relatively smooth.. not a lot of flavor honestly..

High: Nice, uplifting..

THC 0.69% THCA 27.68% CBD 0% & CBDA 1.53%

Bio Diesel - 2.5/5 

Skunky, a little fuel with a slight grassy note (likely improper cure)

Bio Jesus - 2.5/5 

Floral aroma, slight grassy not, smooth smoke, floral taste

Bio  Jesus (2nd detailed review, 2017) – 2.8/5 - S 

Aroma: Opening  container-grassy, sweet herbs Broken-nice big floral note, unexpected  since opening the container didn’t reveal much aromatics..

Texture: a bit on the dry side

Appearance: Light, bright green, crystals (even in low light), mid sized calyxes, orange hairs, 

Smoke/Taste: light on flavor, pretty smooth, a citrus note..

High: Chill, mellow..

THC 0.73% THCA 28.29% CBD 0% & CBDA 0.65%

Blue  Dream- 3/5 - S 

Aroma: Open: light herbs, spice note, sandalwood..  Broken: Has a similarity to DJ Shorts' Lavender aromatically.

Texture: light, easy to break up...

Appearance:  very small crystal heads are only occasionally visible. buds are light  green, small calyxes, some largish orange hairs (possible signs of  immaturity)..

Smoke/Taste: Smoke is relatively smooth with some nice flavor, herbal..

High: Good, light, up...

Chunky Diesel 2.24/5 - H

Aroma: Open: grass with a mild mango, hint of dust.. Broken: floral, ok, larger bud was better, some good funk, nice.

Texture: balanced, maybe a hint of a touch on the dry side.. but a larger bud was perfect.

Appearance: light green, crystals, mid length orange hairs, large calyxes..

Smoke/Taste: ok, the funk turns into an odd flavor, the smoke is a bit on the hash side, but not too bad (longer flush needed?)

High: Good, chill..

THC 0.63% THCA 24.34% CBD 0% & CBDA 0.80%

Clementine – 2.2/5 – S 

Aroma: Opening container- sage, herbal
Broken buds- a clean, light citrus.., some sugar.
Texture: great, breaks up wonderfully
Appearance: pretty buds have a bit of a rainbow look, crystals, long orange hairs. 

Smoke/Taste: on the harsh side.. dinged score. Tried again (the next day, in a fully cleaned piece..) to make sure and it was still rough... 

High: Nice, motivated. Wish it was a smoother smoke. THC 0.01% THCA 22.990% CBD 0% & CBDA 0.836% 

Cresco Cookies - 3.9/5 - H 

Aroma: Opening container- bready, sugar note, bit of dust, candied lemon zest.. 

Broken buds- big complex spicy aroma, a sweet basil, brown sugar, wonderful

Texture: good, got a while ago and still breaks up well.

Appearance: Crystals, purple leaves, orange hairs, mid sized light green calyxes, beautiful rainbow look..

Smoke/Taste: smooth, clean, wish there was more there like the aroma (4+ if so)..

High: Nice, relaxed

THC 0.84% THCA 23.80% CBD 0% & CBDA 1.37%

Critical Purple Kush - 3/5 – I

Aroma: bit musty, floral..
Broken buds- bright floral note, some spice..
Texture: breaks up nicely, nice level of dryness, balanced..
Appearance: orange hairs, large calyxes, mid to neon green, some
Smoke/Taste: Smooth, a clean floral note, some dark fruit..
High: Good, thoutfll, with a good focus. Good for following movies while writing reviews (aka multitasking like a mug..)
THC 0.748% THCA 26.974% CBD 0% & CBDA 1.609%

DJ Flo - 4.5/5 !!! - S 

Aroma: Opening container- Amazing aroma, very berry.. Broken buds have a grapes & funk aroma.­­­­­­

Texture: great level of moisture, perfectly cured

Appearance: green look, medium green large buds, crystals

Smoke/Taste:  Reminds me of purple gatorade in a very good way, smooth... An aromatic  incense in the exhale, creating a room you are amazed at after leaving  and coming back. It's a whole experience, the traditional fun, laugh  filled smoke circle of cliche is embodied in one hit. The flavor is  there, the high is there, the clean hit is there (indicating a clean  flush, frankly rare in the IMCPP). This makes the whole process worth  while. It feels like this was and is consistently a cared for plant,  raised with love and respected to present its full potential.

High: very uplifting, motivational

THC 1.06% THCA 17.01% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

another batch had these #'s: THC 1.94% THCA 22.05% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%, still awesome­­­­­

Dopium 3.90/5 - I

Aroma: Open: green dried herbs Broken: citrus, beef jerky

Texture: nice, moist yet breaks easy

Appearance: light green, recessed orange hairs & large calyxes...

Smoke/Taste: VERY SMOOTH!. VELVET...!!!!

High as a Mug! light yet clocking, big body high. Went from in the dumps to in the pumps!!! Up in my seat!!

Durban  Poison- S - 2.9/5 (higher if not over dried)

Aroma: Open: Big sweet  orange citrus with some pine.. Broken: sweet melon with big citrus &  some pine, nice.

Texture: a bit dry, but not to the point of braking up in to dust.. fingers a bit sticky after.

Appearance:  One bud light green (more crystals too), the other two are darker.  Small calyxes w/ orange & some light orange hairs (a touch  immature?).

Smoke/Taste: ok, the pine comes in at  the finish & in a few exhale breaths post hit, nice but the dryness  makes it a hint harsh.

High: Good, quick, felt within 2 minutes & now I'm way high..

THC 0.61% THCA 24.31% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

Tried  again & the numbers were a bit different (THC 0.95% THCA 21.72% CBD  0% & CBDA 0%), but all other things similar except less of a pine  note, more fruit, this one not too dry either, so 2.8/5 for this one..

Durban  Poison (additional 2017 review)- S - 3.8/5 

Aroma: Open: clean air,  breeze, fresh note, light fruit Broken: awesome clean floral aroma, very  nice (some nice funk in a subsequent batch)

Texture: breaks up well, relatively good level but maybe just a touch of a hint on the dry side..

Appearance:  Crystals! Horned sativa bud that have a nice fullness to them, light to  mid green, orange hairs.. note: did find a seed... this was after just  having found one in Cresco's Ghost OG.. bit of a thing going on that  needs addressed.

Smoke/Taste: clean taste comes through, smooth, very nice..

High: Clean, clear, uplifting..

THC 0.81% THCA 22.60% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

note: got another 1/8 for 4/20/2017 & this review is still accurate for the subsequent sample.. maybe a 3.2/5 this time.

GG #4 - 3.5/5 – I 

Aroma: Opening container- woodsy
Broken buds- earthy
Texture: dry side
Appearance: mid green, uni-colored, auto trimmer
Smoke/Taste: clean but light on details.. generic bc bud
High: Relaxing..

THC 1.44% THCA 23.96% CBD 0% CBDA 0.59%

Ghost  OG- 3/5 - H 

Aroma: Opening container- touch dusty, fruit, mango,  floral... Broken buds- similar with more mango, melon...

Texture: good, nice balance..

Appearance: light green, lots of crystals, small calyxes, withered orange hairs...

Smoke/Taste: nice, good fruit.. small hint of harsh in the initial inhale..

High: nice, motivating (emptied dishes right after hit).. 

THC 0.99% THCA 21.08% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

Gorilla Glue - 2.5/5 

Almost duct tape like smell, interesting taste, berryish maybe

Gumbo 2.5/5 - I

Aroma: Grassy, woody, mulch notes. Broken: herbal, like girls shampoo

Texture: Nice texture, dry, soft & spongy, yet breaks up easy.

Appearance: Light green, various sizes, large bud has horns. Crystals with a good amount of long white hairs.

Smoke/Taste: Relatively smooth smoke, not a lot of flavor comes through, ok taste but nothing great.

High: Nice, mellow high, not a big on set, chill.

Island  Sweet Skunk- S - 2.85/5

Aroma: Open: floral, grassy, some sandalwood  hint in the background Broken: big floral note with some sweetness,  light sour green apple note.

Texture: nice, dry yet not over dry, light structure (not dense) yet full, not thin like some sativa.

Appearance: crystals, small orange hairs, mid sized calyxes, light to mid green buds

Smoke/Taste: nice, smooth, not huge on flavor but what subtle notes do come through are nice.. floral, some slight citrus..

High: felt fast on eye lids, high vision is in effect..

THC .90% THCA 19.58% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

note: got another 1/8 for 4/20/2017 & this review is still accurate for the subsequent sample..

Kandy  Kush 3.25/5 H 

Great aroma of berries, kind of dusty funk, sugar,  umami (almost bbq) liker notes , all a good thing. Flavor + smoke are  very nice, fruity + sweet, smooth. good high. note: rating was 3.5 but  had a harsh bud, so it went down.

Kandy Kush (2nd detailed review, 2017) 2.9/5 - H

Aroma:  Open: some skunk, bit of dust.., touch of funk.. Broken: spicy, umami, a  great sweetness, like a purple note but more of an apple like fruit  note..

Texture: good, nice level of moisture.

Appearance:  has a bit of a rainbow look, good crystals give a pale appearance,  orange hairs and some darker green leaves round it…

Smoke/Taste: High: nice, mellow, some sweetness comes through

THC 0.72% THCA 26.68% CBD 0% & CBDA 1.31%

Katsu Bubba Kush 2.90/5 - I

Aroma when opened: piney, touch of fruit 

Appearance: crystals, thin orange hairs, light green, medium sized calyxes 

Aroma when broken: funk, citrus, fuel, interesting 

Texture: slightly dry, a bit dense, yet with a sativa like structure, odd.. Had a large seed.

Smoke/Taste: fruity with some funk, sandalwood, slight. dryness may cause some harshness.

High: Nice, level THC 0.56% THCA 25.62% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

KT  Dawg- 3/5 - H 

Aroma: Opening container- Berry, chocolate, flower,  grass Broken buds- big floral note comes out in front, hint of spice

Texture: a touch dry, but still has some sponginess

Appearance: Purple buds, crystals, orange hairs, mid sized calyxes, open buds..

Smoke/Taste:  clean taste, floral, smooth, more of a chocolate rather then a purple  taste.. (higher score if it was more flavorful)

High: Good, chill, not hazy..

THC 0.52% THCA 25.19% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

Kubbie Kush - 2.65/5 - H 

Aroma: Opening container-a good dusty with some deep fruit funk, dark cherry..

Broken buds- big pleasant fruit note, very nice.

Texture: bit on the dry side..

Appearance: crystals, orange hairs, small to mid calyxes, light to mid green..

Smoke/Taste: bit of rough on the inhale, a fuel note (note the clean type, but like used oil)..

High: ok, bit of fog, mellow, reflective..

THC 1.11% THCA 27.37% CBD 0% & CBDA 1.18%

LA Cheese - 4/5 – I 

Aroma: Opening container- barn
Broken buds- light wheat field
Texture: on the dry side.
Appearance: light green, a hint of the cannabis rainbow.
Smoke/Taste: hits clean but light on a flavor profile.
High: thoughtful, technical, on the ball, functional, typing is easy, the keyboard is magically memorized.. gets a 4 for the high (tough score to land for flower…). Yes. Yups. Did it.

THC 0.01% THCA 21.854% CBD 0% CBDA 0.976%

Lime Skunk - Sativa - 3.2/5 

Aroma: Open: very nice citrus with sweetness too, little dusty note, some mango fruit.

Broken: big perfume note, nice.

Texture: some density, but breaks up ok. possibly a touch over dry?

Appearance: light green with large orange hairs, crystals visible even in low light, buds are horned.

Smoke/Taste:  mostly smooth, nice citrus & sweetness comes through but there was a  bit of harshness at the end of the exhale (other buds were smoother,  raised score from 2.8 to 3.2)

High: good so far, motivating..

CBD 0% CBDA 0% THC 1.66% THCA 22.50h%

Mango Tango 2.75/5 - H

Aroma: Open: grassy, light aroma

Appearance: middle green buds with some dark green leaves, few crystals, not many hairs

Broken: big citrus & fruit notes, nice, deceptive as there was not much aroma from unbroken buds

Texture: nice, slightly dry yet bouncy buds that pack well

Smoke/Taste: sweet & orange like flavor, smooth

High: Good clean high THC 0.65% THCA 24.22% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

Mickey Kush 2.85/5 - S

Aroma: Open: floral, fruity, citrus.. Broken: more of the same

Texture: good, maybe just a tiny bit dry..

Appearance: Crystals, light green, long yet thin orange hairs

Smoke/Taste: ok, smooth, floral, lightly citrus, 

High: Good, felt it within seconds..

THC 0.59% THCA 21.59% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

Mk Ultra 3/5 - I

Aroma: Open: apples, cut grass 

Appearance: light green, spiked, pointed calyxes with small orange hairs at the top.

Broken: citrus, floral, pine

Texture: good, leveled mix of moist & dry

Smoke/Taste: meaty, nice, full flavored, spice, herbs, thyme, some rosemary. smooth smoke overall.

High: quick, very nice... like a shot of morphine(?{not that I know})

OG 18 3.5/5 - I

Aroma: Apples, green leaf, touch of moth ball. broken buds are similar.

Texture: Soft, slightly moist but still breaks up.

Appearance: Small, light green buds, large calyxes with sparse withered orange hairs.

Sm­­oke/Taste: Nice flavor smoke, relatively smooth, taste is sweet, fruity.

High: Nice foggy, warm feeling after hit, quick onset high.

Outer Space 3/5 - S

Aroma: Open: straw, field of prairie grass, floral Broken: flowers...

Texture: light, sativa structure like Lavender, nice.

Appearance:  Great crystal coverage! Buds look very light green, almost white in  places... plenty of long orange, withered hairs, swollen calyxes.. a bit  chunky in a horny way, many horned clump clusters...

Smoke/Taste: Great lightness & very smooth smoke... not much flavor but still good.

High: Light, clear, energetic..

Pheno 51 - 2.4/5 - H 

Aroma: Opening container- bit of dust..
Broken buds- some lime, dusty note..
Texture: dry…
Appearance: nice looking buds, stacked calyxes, withered orange hairs, bit of a purple hue..
Smoke/Taste: a bit of melon, relatively smooth for the moisture level..
High: Thoughtful, relaxing.. CBD 0% CBDA 0.705% THC 0.01% THCA 26.650%

Pineapple Express- 2.9/5

Aroma: dusty, sweet lemon, fruit (pineapple, yes)

Broken bud: big floral & fruit, but in a great way, not generic like BC or high school buds…

Texture: nice, a fine balance of residual moisture & dried out cure..

Appearance: light (pale) green, orange hairs, mid sized calyxes, crystals..

Smoke/Taste: nice herbal flavor but a bit rough (3.5 if not).. has a nice sweet dust flavor going on. 

High: THC 1.02% THCA 24.53% CBD 0% & CBDA 1.14%

Pineapple Express (2019 review) - 2.6/5 – H 

Aroma: Opening container- nice fruit note, tropical.. pineapple..  

Broken buds- big pleasant fruit and flower note..  

Texture: dry  

Appearance: small crystals, mid to light green, mid sized calyxes with orange hairs. Growth structure is neither compact nor open, but right in-between…  

Smoke/Taste: a fruit note up front, but a bit of a harsh finish.. makes the room smell nice.  

High: Mellow mood maker..  CBD 0% CBDA 0% THC 0.352% THCA 28.782%

RESERVE by Cresco: Green Line OG - Refresh - 2.9/5 (higher if more flavor)

Aroma: Opening container- maple syrup, touch o funk, spices, cinnamon Broken buds- mango, floral..

Texture: Good, breaks up nice..

Appearance:  Nice tinted glass jar for trichrome and light protection.. Buds have a  nice rainbow look with light green through to purple, hairs are orange,  lots of small headed crystals even in low light (can still see them in a  room with no lights on and only indirect sunlight..), very nice.

Smoke/Taste: clean smoke, not harsh at all, but also not much flavor to it..

High: chill.. THC 0.44% THCA 27.67% CBD 0% & CBDA 1.75%

Rocket Fuel - 2.6/5 – H 

Aroma: Opening container- bit of hay, barnyard, dust note.. Some light mango.
Broken buds- broken buds have a black licorice aroma.
Texture: Dry
Appearance: compact growth, occasional small crystals, a bit chunky very withered orange hairs, on the darker side of green, mid sized calyxes.
Smoke/Taste: a bit rough.. some fruit, the mango & a bit of the black licorice…
High: good for focusing on other things then why I’m doing, so if you need distracted from something worrying, give it a try.
CBD 0% CBDA 0% THC 0.01% THCA 29.409%

Snow Lotus - 2.2/5 – H 

Aroma: Opening container- light floral note, cut grass..
Broken buds- some light floral note.
Texture: dry
Appearance: buds have a bit of a tan look.. mid to large calyxes, no hairs, some crystals.
Smoke/Taste: muted flavor profile, neutral.. its at least pretty smooth for how dry it is.
High: Ok, a bit creative..
CBD 0% CBDA 0% THC 0.547% THCA 19.237%

Sojay  Haze- 3/5 (2nd batch 3.75) - S 

Aroma: Opening container- big pine  note, sour citrus background Broken buds- big fruit note with some funk,  very nice interesting aroma

Texture: a bit dry but ok.. (brought score down, 3.75 or more if it had more moisture retained through drying)

Appearance: light green, light tan non-withered hairs, tight buds

Smoke/Taste: smooth (odd with the dryness), some of the great aroma comes through in the taste.

High: Nice clear high, motivating..

THC 0.49% THCA 22.95% CBD 0% & CBDA 0.83%

Another batch was even better, a 3.75 for sure..

Sour  Diesel 3/5 - H 

Aroma: Nice citrus fruity aroma, skunky. A little sharpness  too, like sharp cheddar aroma. Appearance: ok look, average..

Smoke/Taste: nice flavor, tiny bit of  harshness in the finish, but other buds were smoother.

(note: this was an early review done prior to the system now in place, hence the light detail)

Sour Pink Grapefruit 2.6/5 - S

Aroma: Open: floral, fruity.. 

Broken: more of the same 

Texture: good.. 

Appearance: Crystals, light green, orange hairs 

Smoke/Taste: ok, smooth, floral
High: chill, nice
THC 0.01% THCA 22.805% CBD 0% & CBDA 0% 

Star Dawg 3/5 - H

Aroma: Open: Faint melon

Broken: grape, black licorice, nice

Appearance: light green with some purple touches, some crystals

Texture: spongy, breaks up well

Smoke/Taste: subtle, muted.. touch of grape maybe, smooth

High: Foggy, quick on set, pretty good

Star Killer - 3.5/5 – I 

Aroma: Opening container- grass, floral, clean breeze..
Broken buds- more clean breeze, beautiful
Texture: good, balanced
Appearance: mid green, auto trimmed round buds.
Smoke/Taste: has a savory thing happening.. dinner weed.. (if fruity varieties are breakfast & lunch..)
High: thoughtful, creative ^dinner weed? Ain’t that some shizzzz

THC 0.759% THCA 29.897% CBD 0% CBDA 0.870%

Strawberry Shaman 2.6/5 - S

Aroma: Open: touch of fruit, light aroma overall..

Appearance: light to middle green, crystals very thin orange hairs, middle sized calyxes

Broken: touch of fruit with some funk, very light skunk note

Texture: one bud a bit loose & the other denser, breaks up nice

Smoke/Taste: light on flavor, but smooth

High: clear headed, not overwhelming, mellow, good

Super  Lemon Haze – 2.8/5 - S 

Aroma: Opening container: some nice dustiness,  pine & a light sweet citrus… Broken: big floral note, like black  market buds.. pretty smell but it usually doesn’t cross over to a good  flavor, just an ok one.

Texture: good, nicely balanced, very slightly a bit dry(ish).

Appearance: mid green, orange hairs, crystals, mid sized calyxes..

Smoke/Taste: pretty smooth, some citrus… black market bud taste (light, generic, floral), as expected..

High:  great, smile time.. writing is fun, watching basketball is fun, just  yelled out a bit involuntarily (1st summer league game of 2017, Denzel  Valentine is killing it). Raised score, without would have been 2.6.

THC 1.03% THCA 22.50% CBD 0% & CBDA 2.42%

Sweet Baby Jane 2.6/5 - I

Aroma: Open: softness, smooth bread, yeasty? sweetness, sugar note

Appearance:  light green, medium length & width light orange hairs, great  crystals, some medium dark green leaves, hint of purple

Broken: very floral, not much else

Texture: mid way to dry but breaks up ok..

Smoke/Taste: ok, floral, low flavor

High: good, fast to feel THC 0.35% THCA 22.54% CBD 0% & CBDA 0%

The White - 2.8/5 - H 

Aroma: Opening container- pine, citrus

Broken buds- bit of grape

Texture: good, touch dry

Appearance: rainbow look, purple, orange hairs, some crystals

Smoke/Taste: ok, neutral, plain

High: THC 0.89% THCA 26.52% CBD 0% & CBDA 1.74%

Thin  Mints 2/5 - H 

Minty, green aroma, touch of lime, ok taste, not  overwhelming one way or another, but some of the herbal notes came  through. Touch harsh but I took a HUGH hit..

Ultimate  91 - 1.5/5 

Herbal, fruity aroma, slight, not overt, some crackle  & pop sparks when smoked (not flushed well), slight harshness