DAK (The Health Depot)
DAK Medical Marijuana Strain Review
From: The Health Depot
Type: Soil-grown Sativa-dominant hybrid, in-house exclusive cross of ChemDawg’s Sour Diesel x Serious Seeds AK-47 F2
Price: $60/8th non-member, $55 member
Appearance: (8.5/10) Easily the most impressive part about the appearance of this strain was its trichome coverage and harvest timing — the sample was covered in a thick carpet of trichomes that were mainly cloudy, with maybe 10% ambered… pretty perfect. Beyond that, it was a pleasing and fairly vibrant collection of greens with orange pistils and was structured like many well-grown Sativas; light, but not wispy. No real flaws to be found here, great job by the grow team.
Aroma: (8.25/10) The cross of the two parent strains was in full effect here — the ChemDawg’s Diesel influence was especially evident, as that was the dominant note (fuel, chemical, gun oil)… But very present along with those pungent smells was a fruity, citrus-leaning sweetness with a certain putrid quality to it, much like an overripe pineapple. This was a very pungent and unique sample…
Taste: (6.75/10) While one reviewer got a reasonably strong and very enjoyable taste from this strain, the majority of the crew struggled to get a read on it and weren’t that impressed by what they did get. A fleeting, perfume-like sweetness was all the majority reported, but the one who liked it picked up on a floral-leaning citrus sweetness that faded out after about 2 hits, followed by a fuel-tinged aftertaste. A possible reason for the lack of flavor is the flush, as the final ash was a bit murky and it made our reviewers sneeze/cough a couple of times. This strain was grown in 18-gallon soil containers though, so that’s understandably difficult to flush thoroughly…
Effects: This was the area that this strain really sshined, providing a near-immediate package of potent effects that got on top of a few of our staff members, surprising them a little bit. Very intense head and eye pressure fluctuations combined with almost mind-numbing potency had us sitting and trying to get our bearings for the first 15 minutes or so. A fairly strong body presence developed during that time as well, with a wave of relaxation and body waves washing over us and making the near-psychedelic effects a little easier to handle. Once the initial burst left us, it calmed down into a relaxed state that still had us feeling some of the head pressure and eye presence into the 3rd hour. This was a very enduring med that kept up medicinal-level effects almost into the 2nd hour.
Duration: Long, 2.5 – 3 hours
Medicinal Traits: (We are NOT doctors – personal opinion ONLY) Strong ocular attention, body pain relief, boost of energy to start, and mood elevation.
Overall: The Health Depot has a few in-house crosses available, but we think this is the pick of the litter — it’s a very thoughtful cross that really combined the best of the two parents into a complete hybrid package. They coordinated the harvest timing with Full Spectrum Laboratories to calculate the maximum potency, and it seems to have paid off with the near-overwhelming experience that started this one off. A wonderful hybrid in the truest sense, it started off strongly Sativa but rounded out to a relaxing ride that held strong through 2 hours. This one is recommended for more experienced patients, as the initial effects may be too strong for many… a very small dosage will be sufficient for most.
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