6/2 - Tue
1g Cannalope Haze - 12,5
An old favorite caught my eye on John s recommendation. I find it to be a smoother veriosn of the C13, which tends to get me on pins and needles sometimes. Keep you active but chill.
8/2 - Thu
1g Mekong Haze - 10,
Not remarkable. Its becoming more and more evident that both Barneys and Amnesia chem. Quite a bit of their weed, and a bit too much. Though they have a nice menu, ask for the bio-organic (That s a good rule in shops overall, actually).
2g AK47 Shake - 10,
I love cheap deals like this. The shake is at times just as good as bud, fresh daily, and half the price of bud. Be cool about it, if you go for shake buy a bud as well. Don t take advantage, but they hook up everyone that asks nicely.
1.9 Silver Pearl - 12,5
Been a while since I saw this classic in a shop, especially Bluebird. Nice stoney strain, good price too.
2.2g Kiss of Antarctica -10, - D-Day Special
2.6g SuperPolm - 10, - D-Day Special
The OV s weed is usually hit and miss. The names are a little off, but don t be afraid to ask for a recommendation. They ve never steered me wrong, and they recently gotten into a bit higher market range, selling things like Lavender and Sour Diesel.
13/2 - Tue
1g Sour Diesel - 10,
Very nice taste to this one as I hit it in a bowl at the Doors two shops down on the Singel. I find they usually have the best weed of the three (third being Bulldog).
13/3 - Wed
2g SuperWoman - 13,
This stoney little number sparked my fancy once again. OV is very close to where I live, too, so proximity plays a role.
14/3 - Thu
1.9g Hash Haze - 12,5
Again a late night pick up. Needed the power sativa, and boy did this one deliver. Made the night very smooth.
20/3 - Wed
1g Bubble One - 13,5
Bubble Gum X J1 Haze
Never heard of J1 before today, turns out to be an old Cali strain. Though it had the smell of Bubble, the taste didn t quite match. Fortunately, the high did. Very powerful, and a nice change from an equilavent indica, like GreyBerry
I finally had the opportunity to walk the supposedly new strip on Harlemmerstraat. First, I stopped in at Barney s Breakfast Bar. The menu is still quality, with more pst cup winners on then there has been previously. Sadly, the Cheese I was in search of was not yet in, though they promised soon ( Soon, SOON. , the guy said).
Next I went to the NEW GREENHOUSE (Lights and sirens, please), or the old Blue Velvet, as you may know it. Here s the story . A couple of weeks ago Arjan bought up the license from the old owners. That very night he had a party there to celebrate. The NEXT morning, at 6am, the Blue Velvet sign came down and the GH one went up. Then, at 9am (roughly) they opened for business as the GreenHouse and started tearing out the old interior for renovation. This shop is literally a huge hole in the wall, but open and selling. When done, I m sure it will be the swankest coffeeshop you ever did see! Oh boy, oh boy. (Oozing sarcasm). I didn t buy any weed, but the Hawaiian Snow looked nice.
Next up, Pink Floyd. Though you wouldn t know it, because nothings changed yet, PF has been sold to the Dampkring. They ve yet to start refurbishing, but MHD let it slip early on that they have some big plans for the shop.
Also, read on the forums while I was in the states that De Kroon might be closed. Fortunately, they were just redecorating to be a bit more eye catching across from 420. It worked, you can t miss the various shades of green laden throughout their sleek new room. The green lights that complement the green walls make it impossible to tell if the green you want to buy is any good or not. No proper lighting is available, and I do believe ths to be on purpose. New look, old tricks.
On a VERY sad note, the rumor that the heavy weed rolled in glass and other crap, has indeed infiltrated Amsterdam. The Bulldog did indeed sell some of the weed for a bit, before being called out on it (don t looked too surprised). Dampkring, even, got a bad shipment, but never put it on sale. It is a shame that such a shoddy product permeated its way onto the industry here. Hopefully it will be the last time.
You ll note a distinct lack of purchases lately. This is primarily due to the success and crop of a home grow I had of about 40 plants. At 9 weeks, we took down the sstalks that started as Soma s personal clones of Lavender, NYCD, and Hash Plant Haze. Suffice to say, we did well, and I m enjoying the fruits of my labors. Though the shop purchases will decrease even more, I ll attempt to report the rumors, gossip, and backtalk in the city. This Friday I m hitting the Highlife Cup with Mile High and Oracle, should be a smokin blast! I will report all I see.
On a final note, and as you may have noticed, I have been accused of being Tony Kan, and British.
I m neither.