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About this Hybrid Strain
The Mai Tai strain is a tropical strain that likely gets its sweet and tangy terpene profile from crossing Maui Waui with Tutti Frutti. However, there is some debate over this strain’s genetics as some claim it to be the cross between Sunset Sherbet and Purple Punch.
Either way, when you open up a package of Mai Tai, you’ll be greeted with notes of citrus and berries combined with hints of fresh, damp earth and tropical flowers similar to what the cocktail offers. The taste is similar on the exhale, as its flavor becomes even more like its fruity cocktail cousin.
Cured buds of Mai Tai have shades of light purple and a bit of pink found among light green flowers. Vivid golden pistils are easily noticeable amid a thick layer of trichomes that lighten its tones.
Mai Tai THC percentage levels tend to range in the mid to high 20’s and may even reach 30%. Some reviewers have suggested that less experienced consumers may want to be cautious with Mai Tai because of its potent effects. They’ve said they have experienced a deep heavy-bodied high that eliminated pain and created a body buzz, while they experienced an increase in energy. Some enjoyed performing quick daily tasks at home as they became seemingly easier, while others enjoyed this strain in social situations as it enhanced their perception.
Frequently Asked Questions About Mai Tai
- What is Mai Tai?
Mai Tai is a potent hybrid that often boasts a high THC percentage topping at around 30%. Reviewers suggest that this strain is best for veteran consumers because of its potency. They have reported that Its effects are extremely relaxing for the body while supplying the mind with a boost of energy and creativity.
- What does Mai Tai mean?
Mai Tai gets its name from the summertime drink also dubbed Mai Tai, because the aroma and taste of both are similar. A Mai Tai cocktail consists of white rum, orange curacao, dark rum, lime juice, and orgeat syrup.
- Where does Mai Tai come from?
The genetic line of Mai Tai is currently uncertain, with some believing it’s a cross between Maui Wowie and Tutti Frutti while others believe it’s Sunset Sherbet crossed with Purple Punch.
- What does Mai Tai taste like?
The taste of Mai Tai is similar to its scent, being sweet and tropical though with more citrus apparent on the exhale.
- What does Mai Tai smell like?
The scent of Mai Tai is similar to the cocktail, being sweet and of tropical citrus.
- What does Mai Tai look like?
Cured buds of Mai Tai have shades of light purple, with a bit of pink found among its light green flowers. Vivid golden pistils are easily noticeable amid a thick layer of trichomes that lighten its tones.
- What does Mai Tai's effects feel like?
Some reviewers have reported they experienced a deep heavy-bodied high that eliminated pain and created a body buzz, while an increase in energy took over. Some enjoyed performing quick daily tasks at home as the process became seemingly easier, while others enjoyed this strain in social situations explaining that it enhanced their perception.