THC: 21% CBD: <1% Nighttime

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About this Hybrid Strain

Balmoral is a well-balanced hybrid cannabis strain that stands out for its distinctive cheese aroma and flavor, a characteristic it inherits from its parent and phenotype, UK Cheese. This lineage, with Skunk #1 as one of its primary ancestors, imbues Balmoral with a pungent, skunk-like undertone that aficionados of the cheese cannabis family will immediately recognize and appreciate. The buds of Balmoral are visually appealing, shaped like grapes with a vibrant jungle green color that catches the eye. This distinctive appearance not only makes it a pleasure to behold but also hints at the potent effects housed within its compact structure.

Balmoral captures the olfactory senses with its robust cheese aroma, complemented by a skunk-like undertone that is both pungent and enticing. Upon tasting, the cheese flavor is predominant, with some users noting a subtle flowery appeal that adds complexity and depth to its profile. This unique combination of scent and taste makes Balmoral a memorable strain for both connoisseurs and casual consumers alike.

With a THC level that has been tested to reach up to 21%, Balmoral delivers a high that is both euphoric and nuanced. Users describe the onset as mildly euphoric, inducing a state of happiness and a somewhat obscure head high. This is followed by a relaxing body effect that eases muscle tension without leading to overwhelming couch-lock. However, as the high progresses, it may foster laziness and, in some instances, the urge to doze off. This makes Balmoral particularly effective for evening use or during times when relaxation is the primary goal.

Reviewers have reported using Balmoral to alleviate stress, insomnia, nausea, and chronic pain, highlighting its versatility as a therapeutic strain. Its ability to induce relaxation without profound sedation makes it suitable for managing these conditions while still allowing for some level of activity. Additionally, some users note that Balmoral can arouse and stimulate conversation, suggesting it may also have social benefits.

Given its lineage, it can be inferred that it shares growing characteristics with UK Cheese and, by extension, Skunk #1. This suggests a relatively straightforward cultivation process, with the strain likely adapting well to both indoor and outdoor environments. The terpene profile, rich in myrcene and caryophyllene, contributes to its distinctive aroma and therapeutic effects. The flowering time for Balmoral would be typical for hybrids, possibly ranging from 8 to 9 weeks.

Lab Data

Cannabinoid Lab Data
Cannabinoid Amount
THC: 21%
CBD: <1%


Balmoral is a phenotype of the strain UK Cheese – one of their parent strains being Skunk #1.

Genetic Lineage

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Hybrid Balmoral

Frequently Asked Questions About Balmoral

What is Balmoral?

Balmoral is a well-balanced hybrid strain known for its pungent cheese aroma and flavor, with effects that offer euphoria and relaxation without intense couch-lock.

Where does Balmoral come from?

Balmoral is a phenotype of the strain UK Cheese, which itself has a lineage tracing back to Skunk

What does Balmoral smell like?

Balmoral emits a strong cheese aroma with a skunk-like undertone, typical of its UK Cheese heritage.

What does Balmoral taste like?

The taste of Balmoral is predominantly of cheese, with some users detecting a flowery note that adds to its appeal.

What color does Balmoral have?

Balmoral's buds are jungle green, often shaped like grapes, making it visually distinctive.

What effects does Balmoral have?

Balmoral induces a mildly euphoric and relaxing high, easing muscle tension and potentially leading to laziness or sleepiness as the effects wane.

Is Balmoral an Indica, Sativa, or Hybrid?

Balmoral is a well-balanced hybrid strain.