The name pulled me right in. It wasn’t something crazy-lazy like “Sunshine Rainbow Daydream,” but a name that instantly conjured thoughts of getting out there and getting things done, maybe working on your old truck. That couldn’t have been further from the truth.
Appearance: Visually, these hard golden nuggets looked to be trimmed of all-leaf material. The irregular shape and smooth texture made them appear that they had been run through a rock tumbler. The nugs would have to be ground to be rolled, but they were easily broken into smaller pieces for a pipe.
Aroma: A number of complex scents hit me upon opening the package. The three predominant terpenes of myrcene, caryophyllene and humulene combined to bring on aromas of tropical fruit, hops and a little turpentine.
Taste: So much of what we taste is brought in through our sense of smell, and this cool, smooth smoke brought out tastes of chocolate hazelnut, vanilla and a little oily turpentine. Plus, a very definite taste came through that immediately brought back memories of blond Lebanese hashish from the late 1960s. The trichome-dense flower provided a clean resinous taste.
Effects: It kicks in quickly and continues to build for a good length of time. Grease Monkey fixes any body complaint almost immediately, and all muscle tightness and pain are forgotten. You are left with strong long-term body effects that if you let it, will lead to an overwhelming sense of relaxation that then will can take over your mental state and become trance-like. Although it’s not good to have a monkey on your back, having some Grease Monkey on hand may be helpful.
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