How to spot it
Though becoming less and less common everywhere but Amsterdam, White Widow is a strain that's been knocked off a thousand times for the better part of 20 years, so it’s nearly impossible to describe what a user will see at this point. There are at least 10 versions of it that are (or were) commercially available in large quantities from Dutch seed banks, with each of those seeds capable of producing a wide variety of plants. Sooo... your guess is as good as ours! White Widow and AK-47 were probably the go-to names that your high school drug dealer used to hike up the price... and we hate to break it to you, but you probably got swindled.
White Widow has a complex aroma, with hints of sandalwood and tropical fruit, but normally the flavor is less interesting, with much of the fruitiness being washed away by the thick, hashy smoke.
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Ry Prichard is a Denver-based cannabis photographer and researcher who smells strongly of the strain you just read about at least twice a week. Follow him deep into the weed jungles of Colorado @cannabisencyclo.