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  • Best strain 2022!!!

    It’s fair to say Pink Certz was a bit of a dark horse from Compound Genetics going into 2022. Strains like Jokerz, Red Bullz, Apples & Bananas, and Pave were capturing a lot of the spotlight, all deserving heat in their own right. Nevertheless, it may be fair to say Compound’s pairing of Grape Gas and The Menthol had one of the biggest 2022s of the pack. 

    Why? Pink Certz would break into Compound’s most elite ranks with a victory at The Transbay Challenge III in San Francisco. Our own Jon Cappetta and Ellen Holland were among the judges that day as Pink Certz took down some of the biggest names in California cannabis to come out as the top dog.

    When we asked the team at Sense how many seeds they had to dive through to find their magic pheno loaded with grape and fuel notes, CEO Steve Griffith replied with a laugh. 

    “We got one pack, so it was 13 seeds,” Griffith said. “We were pheno hunting toward the end of 2021. And it’s actually funny because we weren’t initially… it was kind of one of those strains that we weren’t even sure we were going to keep it.”

    It was a bit of a finicky grower, but so is a lot of heat. The Sense team wasn’t going to let that stop them from providing the galaxy with new and exotic terps.

    “Frankly when we went to go into the Transbay we had such a hard time deciding because we trimmed up what we wanted to enter and then we’re like, ‘Oh, let’s check out some of these Pink Certz and put the jars side by side,’” Griffith said of Pink Certz winning the head-to-head battle with Sense’s other potential entry. “We literally showed up to the event with both jars in hand and in the final minutes were just like fuck it. We’re gonna drop it.”

    So why did Griffith go with that phenotype in the first place? He loves grape candy. He thinks their pheno of Pink Certz has heavier grape terps than any version of its Grape Gas parent. But there are certainly still plenty of fuel notes.

    One of the things that helped contribute to Pink Certz hype levels in 2022 is there isn’t that much to go around. Sense is a small batch grower and only produces about 100 pounds of it every month. The process of getting your hands on it has only added to the mystique.

    Much of the time the cuts people find from Compound gear are measured against what they have in the house from their hunts at Node Labs or with cultivation partners. With most of their biggest hitters they found the best version. I think it’s fair to say in the case of Pink Certz, Sense took top honors.

  • COMPOUND GENETICS: CALIFORNIA SEED BREEDERS PRODUCING TOP-SHELF CANNABIS STRAINS ANNA MARKOWITZMARCH 14, 2022

    Compound Genetics is a cannabis seed breeder created by California native Christopher Lynch. The brand has gained immense popularity for its innovative techniques and top-shelf level of cannabis genetics.

    The seed brand formed when Lynch and his friend decided to share their passion for cannabis with the world. The pair spent years “pheno-hunting” for superior genetics and collaborating with industry experts. Subsequently, they have produced some of the most impressive cannabis plants in the world.

    Compound Genetics Strains

    The Compound Genetics catalog features a library’s worth of one-of-a-kind plants that they describe as “elite representations of smell, taste, and experience.” Additionally, their website offers a wide array of strains to choose from; continue reading to learn more about them.

    Jet Fuel Gelato

    One of Compound Genetics’ staple products, Jet Fuel Gelato, has been used to create strains like High Society, Jokerz, Horchata, First Class Funk, Life Hack, Marshmallow OG, Gummiez, Grape Gasoline, and Krypto Chronic. Jet Fuel Gelato is a hybrid cross of Jet Fuel G6, High Octane, and Gelato 45. Furthermore, the bud gives off the taste of sweet cream with pine and earth notes.

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