The 20 Cannabis Strains You Must Try Before You Die

If you love cannabis it's a safe bet you're always on the hunt to find the best weed strain.

With cannabis being legalized across the country, more and more people are wondering where they can buy it. Not only that, but people are left wondering what strains are the best? Which ones should they try first? For those overwhelmed by the amount of selection at your local dispensary, the following is a list of the top twenty strains to try before you die.

9 Pound Hammer 

This Indica strain has grape and lime flavors and tastes quite sweet. The flavors mix quite well and blend into a genericly fruity, but fantastic sweetness. 9 Pound Hammer creates a heavy and long-lasting high.

Acapulco Gold 

A sativa stain, this Mexican strain looks like a small piece of gold. Some users consider this foreshadowing to the overall quality. It has a flavor and aroma of caramel or burnt toffee. Acapulco Gold creates a happy and almost caffeinated buzz.


ACDC is a fantastic hybrid strain if you are looking for a cannabis heavy breed with low THC content. This is one of the best strains fitting that profile and it produces none of the psychoactive effects that can accompany THC.


Another Indica strain, but Afghani is prized for other reasons. If you are looking for a high resin strain, this is a great choice. With a heavy and sedative high, Afghani feels like a high-class version of other Indica strains.


Afgoo is an earthy and piney scented Indica strain. It shares the same high characteristics with other Indica strains, specifically the depth and sleepiness. Afgoo, however, is more uplifting than other similar strains.


AK-47 is a hybrid strain with a misleading name. Instead of being explosive, it features an easy and calming high with floral notes and flavor profile. It also brightens mood in most users. 

Alaskan Thunder Fuck 

This sativa strain is well-known and incredibly oderous. It has an outstanding, yet rounded buzz. To find ATF strains of cannabis, consider using Leafbuyer dispensary finder.

Allen Wrench 

Allen Wrench is a popular sativa blend. It has sour fruit notes and flavors with all the best of sativa put into one strain. It has a caffeine-like buzz.


Amnesia varies between different growers, but it is generally a balanced sativa strain. It has a balanced and stimulating high that combines euphoria with happiness.

Banana OG 

Unsurprisingly, this an incredibly banana-scented hybrid strain. It has a high THC content and some users state the effects of this blend can really surprise you. Banana OG creates a thick smoke that smells like bananas and pine needles mixed together. 

Bay 11 

This super strong sativa blend has pale buds with a sweetly scented and relaxing resin coating. Bay 11 creates a happy and relaxed high.

Berry White 

Berry White was created from some of the most popular Indica strains on the market. It has a euphoric and happy high that induces laughter, fun and respite from all that is bothering you.

Blue Dream 

This hybrid strain is a California classic. Blue Dream is one of the most popular strains across the entire United States and has a unique high. It features relaxation with subtle but intriguing psychoactive effects from the THC.


Blueberry is likely the most popular strain of Indica. Unsurprisingly, this strain tastes and smells strongly of blueberry. It also features the classic high and buzz of most Indica strains. 

Bubba Kush 

Another famous Indica strain, Bubba Kush has a high that is heavy on the sedation and tranquilizing effects, making it a perfect choice for before bed. It has hashish-esque flavors with some subtle notes of sweeter treats, like chocolate and coffee.


Cannatonic is a rare example of a hybrid strain with a low THC content. The high CBD content in this strain produces a quick, relaxing and mellow high. This is a perfect strain for those seeking to avoid high THC blends and the psychoactive effects that accompany them. 


Chemdawg is a hybrid strain that smells strongly and distinctly of diesel. It has high THC levels and the high is incredibly mental and cerebrally stimulating. Users be warned, it is incredibly potent. 


Named for the famous nuclear meltdown, Chernobyl is a hybrid strain that smells like lime sherbet. This strain produces a floaty and happy high that relaxes the user amongst the citrusy flavors and scents. 

Cherry Pie 

Cherry Pie is an incredibly colorful bud, with the classic greenness obscured by purple and orange hairs. Unsurprisingly, it tastes and smells like cherry pie. The high for this strain will hit quicker than most other hybrids but will last an impressive amount of time anyhow.


Finally, the last strain you should try before you die is Chocolope. This chocolate and coffee scented sativa bud is incredibly dark, dense and flavorful. The high produced by this stain is easy and relaxing.

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