Winners of the First Alaska Cannabis Cup

This past weekend, we had our very first Alaska Cannabis Cup in the city of Wasilla. Dozens of growers and companies rose to the occasion and brought forth their best products for consideration. Here are the winners of the first Alaska Cannabis Cup:

Best Indica

1st Place: Strawberry Banana by 2 Bros Growin’

The judges said: “Trichome profile was fantastic. Smelled super sticky, [had a] very pleasant aroma, and smooth taste with no harsh, throaty feel. [It] burned nice and medium [and produced a] heady high.”

2nd Place: Frosted Cherry Cookies by Patrick Reagan Ak Legend Garden Center

3rd Place: Thunder Kats by Swamp Donkey Seeds

Best Hybrid

1st Place: Mac by Patrick Reagan Ak Legend Garden Center

The judges said: “All around good taste, good high, and excellent bud structure and trichome production. Very sticky with an even burn all the way down. Fruity, berry-like smell.”

2nd Place: Mimosa by Great Northern Cannabis

3rd Place: Platinum Huckleberry Cookies by Peace Frog Botanicals

Best Sativa

1st Place: Grapefruit Juice by The Frost Frontier

The judges said: “Dense, frosty, and gorgeous. Tastes like it smells: tangerines and oranges. Ash burned to white when finished.”

2nd Place: Citrus Sunshine by The House of Green in Collaboration with BAM Alaska

3rd Place: Skunk Haze by Perpetual Perplextion

Best CBD Flower

1st Place: Pineapple Haze by Catalyst Cannabis Co

Best Indica Concentrate

1st Place: Anser Indica Shatter by AK RIME

The judges said: “Beautiful pull and snap with great clarity. Little smell. Flavor was very sweet and full but smooth.”

Best Sativa Concentrate

1st Place: Tangie Live Resin by Good Cannabis

The judges said: “Appearance is very good with the perfect ratio of terpenes and THCA crystals. The smell [and taste] were amazing, like a mixture of fresh fruits and berries [with a] hint of citrus.”

Best Hybrid Concentrate

1st Place: Grease Monkey Live Resin Sugar Silk by Einstein Labs

The judges said: “The taste was almost candy-like and lingered.”

2nd Place: Purple Phantom Cookies by AK Canna Dudes with Ryan Walker

3rd Place: Bore Tide Shatter by AK RIME

Best CBD Concentrate

1st Place: Somango Shatter by AK RIME

The judges said: “Wonderful looking concentrate. Clarity was perfect. Tasted like mangos and sugar.”

Best Edible

1st Place: Leangria by Rico Rossi in Collaboration with Calm N Collective

The judges said: “Creative packaging. Tasted great and had outstanding effects.”

2nd Place: Stoned Age Dark Chocolate Cannaroons by Top Hat Concentrates

3rd Place: Mini Truffles by Einstein Labs

Best CBD Edible

1st Place: CBD Full Spectrum Oil by Hempire Co

The judges said: “Worked great for pain relief.”

Best Vape Pen

1st Place: Stairway to the Sour D Cartridge by Frog Mountain Co

The judges said: “It tastes kushy just like the plant.”

2nd Place: Green Crack Cartridge Powered By Top Hat Cannabis by Top Hat Concentrates

3rd Place: Cannatonic CBD Vape Cartridge by Good Titrations

Best CBD Vape Pen

1st Place: Ignite CBD Spearmint by Ignite

Best Preroll

1st Place: Purple Berry Kush Preroll by High Tide Farms

The judges said: Beautiful roll with a pleasing berry aroma and taste. [It had a] nice slow and even burn [and produced a] fast-acting, body-relaxing high.”

Best Topical

1st Place: CBD Rollief by Alaska Botanicals by Andrew Campbell in Collaboration with Canna Dudes and Denali Dispensaries

The judges said: “Instant and consistent relief. Great, professional packaging.”

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