The 10 Best Strains of Pot for Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and there’s no better way to celebrate the incoming holiday season than doing what we do best—smoking some good old fashioned ganja. Obviously, for a holiday like Thanksgiving, you’re going to want to find strains that, well, give you an intense case of the munchies. This is especially true for those who frequently stumble to the dinner table hungover, or still a little drunk, after some intense partying on Thanksgiving Eve. Luckily, we were able to find the best Thanksgiving strains for those looking to amplify their hunger to new levels this year. So without further ado, here are the top 10 strains to smoke on Thanksgiving.
Your appetite will thank you. Your family, on the other hand, might not.
10. Amnesia Haze
We’ll start this list off with the sativa Amnesia Haze. This strain is especially useful for an early Thanksgiving feast, as it will give its users a cerebral, uplifting head high. However, it will also activate your hunger, giving you perfect ammo to eat as much Thanksgiving food as you can possibly stomach, as it’s known to give its users a case of the munchies.
9. Northern Lights
The classic indica strain Northern Lights certainly packs a punch. The acquired high will make its users ultra-relaxed for the holiday, however, be warned—it’s known to put its users in a deep sleep after smoking. So if you’re already prone to falling asleep after eating some Thanksgiving turkey, there’s almost no chance you’re going to stay awake if you pregame with this strain. But is it really Thanksgiving without the food-coma, anyways?
8. Blackberry Kush
Blackberry Kush is an indica-dominant hybrid that’s a perfect precursor to a huge Thanksgiving dinner, or better yet, a second wind for leftovers.
It has a sweet, berry-like taste, so it matches up well with traditional Thanksgiving desserts. And it is also known to give its users quite the case of the munchies, so you’ll probably eat twice as much as usual. But, hey, it’s Thanksgiving. No judgment here.
Another indica-dominant hybrid, Cheese remains one of the best Thanksgiving strains available. Not only will the high make you more sociable, which is a godsend for those dreading any awkward family interactions, but it’s also known to give its users some serious munchies.
6. Cherry Pie
Cherry Pie is a fast-acting strain that’s great if you need to get high in a hurry before Thanksgiving dinner. Despite being a quick high, it lasts for hours, so there’s a good chance you’ll be stoned enough for dinner and dessert.
5. Orange Skunk
Orange Skunk is a hybrid that has a plethora of different effects perfectly suited for the holiday. It’s known to be great for reducing anxiety and stress, so if you’re someone who dreads family get-togethers, you might want to smoke some Orange Skunk to chill out a bit.
It’s also a sativa-dominant hybrid, so you won’t get super burnt out after your meal if you’re even worried about that.
4. White Widow
White Widow remains one of the more popular strains worldwide and also happens to be one of the best Thanksgiving strains.
A balanced hybrid with an earthy taste, White Widow is a mood elevator, above all else. It provides its users with the perfect blend of a euphoric, yet relaxed high. It’s the perfect strain to smoke and shoot the shit with family members you may not have seen in a while, not to mention the fact that it will unleash your true appetite, too.
3. OG Kush
OG Kush is a classic kush perfectly suited for a Thanksgiving gathering. The hybrid will provide smokers with a cerebral, yet relaxing high, and is known to be a proven stress-reliever. Despite some of its sativa qualities, it’s also proven to make users quite sleepy, so don’t be surprised if you pass out on the couch watching NFL football.
If you’re looking for a strain that amplifies your appetite two-fold, Caramelo is sure to do the trick. And despite being a sativa, it won’t make you super paranoid at the dinner table, so no need to worry about any awkward family-induced jitters. The only downside with Caramelo is that the high doesn’t last very long, so you may want to bring your one-hitter to go sneak off with between courses.
1. Blue Dream
Blue Dream is a relative no-brainer for the top spot on this list of Thanksgiving strains.The sativa-dominant Blue Dream remains one of the more popular strains on the market, and it’s not hard to see why. Blue Dream provides its users with a cerebral, yet relaxed high, so you can chill out all day without getting too burnt out before dinner hits the table. It’s high-THC content is known to treat stress and anxiety, so you’ll have no problem being in a social environment. Plus, it’s one of the best strains for treating nausea, so if you’re a little hungover from Thanksgiving Eve, you’ll be back to tip-top eating shape before dinner.