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Case: Bruce Banner #3 (flower)
File Date: 02/23/2017
Case No: 0098
Bruce Banner #3 Flower
Type: Sativa-dominant Hybrid (approx. 60% Sativa / 40% Indica)
Genotype: Bruce Banner #3 = OG Kush X Strawberry Diesel (The genetics most commonly cited)
Sour Diesel X KKSC X Coal Creek Kush (I believe this is the accurate genetics)
KKSC = Kyle Kushman’s Strawberry Cough, a reserve Strawberry Diesel
BB#3 gained notoriety in 2009.
The prevailing narrative is that Delta 9 Labs originally bred this strain. However, there’s a bigger story here. I came across a member of THCFarmer.com and International Cannagraphics who asserts that he was involved in the original breeding of BB #3 and then he started the Delta 9 business in CO:
“What up MT folks. Grizz alum here. I just wanted to drop a quick note letting people know that Bruce Banner [#3] was created in Missoula, Montana. I was working on it while attending college. Genetics are: Sour dielsel x KKSC (rez strawberry diesel) female x Coal Creek Kush Male. [The] three phenos are 1, 3, 5. I have cut out growing #1 because the 3 and 5 are my favorites. After I finished school at U of M I moved back to CO and started a disp (delta9).”
This forum entry can be found here. (see Post 198, Page 10)
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Purchase Date: 02/22/2017
Packaged On: 01/30/2017
Net Weight: 3.54g
Purchase Price: $41.76, + tax (this item was on sale)
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Delivery Method(s) Used: Clean glass pipe
Cannabinoids Profile: THCa 27.25%; THC .42%; CBDa 0%; CBD 0% (ACT Labs)
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Phenotype Profile: Neon medium and light green buds with orange-copper pistils throughout and glistening in a super sticky abundance of trichomes.
Bud Density: 4 [1 -5]
Terpene Profile: Beta-Caryophyllene 0.3574%; Alpha-Humulene 0.1355%; Limonene 0.3443%; Linalool 0.1711%; Beta-Myrcene 0.0893%; Nerolidol 0.0376%; Alpha-Pinene 0.0458%; Beta-Pinene 0.0738% (ACT labs)
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In their intact state, these buds emitted a very noticeable sweet diesel and pungent citrus. Once ground, a sweet, pungent earthiness emerges, mixing with the fuel and mellowing the citrus. When smoked, this sample was much more subdued than its aromas, offering light fuel and very mild citrus on a sweet earth foundation.
Effects: The strain name suggests its effects are analogous with the jolting, fictional transformation of Dr. Banner into The Hulk, which is cleverly accurate to a large degree. The initial effects came on fast and strong, and really packed a cerebral punch. Lots of energy and euphoria, but without Hulk freak out. That said, like the Hulk metamorphosis, the jolt was not long lasting. Though instead of a hard crash, it was a gradual mellowing that relaxed the body very effectively while never completely neglecting the mind.
Duration of Effects: 1.5-2.5+ hours, depending on dosage
May Help With: Helped with mood and fatigue. May also help with body pain, nerve pain, muscle pain, depression, appetite, ADD/ADHD, PTSD, appetite (and more)
A superbly cultivated example of BB#3 in every way.
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