Triangle Kush is arguably the most influential contribution to cannabis to emerge from Florida. Its telltale toasty gas aroma, dense, spade-shaped buds and heavy-hitting pain relief make it easy to pick out in a lineup, even in a cross. That’s why when Cresco dropped its crop of Lemon Meringue Kush #6, a child of the Lemon Meringue Cake line, I knew upon first whiff who the father was, no paternity test needed: Lemon Meringue Cake and Triangle Kush BX2.
A welcome strain for workday motivation and agile comfort, I appreciated the prevalence of limonene and caryophyllene in the flower’s terpene profile for mental finesse concurrent with a release of background spinal inflammation. After smoking a joint of Lemon Meringue Kush #3, sourced from Greengate Chicago, I felt present and attentive.
Hints of lemon zest in the flavor of LMK#3 lent plumes a pillowy mouthfeel, though any likeness to the namesake dessert was nearly overpowered by dizzying Triangle Kush exhaust fumes. Both the cure and the flush/burn on the substantial nugs in my eighth were a few points shy of perfect, but certainly no chore to get through.
While the positive effects of many of the kushes I have known and loved (RIP Shulgin) were inseparable from a productivity-sapping brain fog, this remarkably active one gave me no such impedance during its roughly hour-long functional buzz. As fitting for serious business as the 27% THC hybrid was, I also found myself able to create and enjoy comical moments without losing concentration on important matters.
What truly made LMK#6 a satisfying smoke, though, was the sense of existential gratitude it brought on, an effect I have specifically been seeking in my cannabis lately as a reminder that life is as good as you make it.
This flower was decidedly a crowd-pleaser, a wakeful cooldown with enough fuel for the fire-seekers, enough citrus for the flavor-chasers, and enough nuance to impress nerds like me.
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