Acapulco Gold

THC: 15%-23% CBD: 0.11% Daytime

Taste & Smell


Pairs Well With

About this Sativa Strain

The golden nugs of Acapulco Gold are a favorite in the cannabis community, as they’re dense, large, and have a delicious terpene profile that give them a scent similar to butterscotch or burnt toffee. Acapulco Gold will leave a taste in your mouth similar to nutmeg, making it a great strain to try in the Autumn and Winter months.THC percentage levels of Acapulco Gold vary depending on cultivation techniques used and can range anywhere between the mid-teens and mid-twenties. The reported effects of this strain are typical for a sativa but potent, as consumers say it can help enhance cerebral activity and uplift mood. Consumers often find themselves enjoying its cheerful effects, making for a happy and better outlook on their day. Although it’s a sativa that’s most noted for enhancing mood, some have reported Acapulco Gold may help mild aches and pains.

This strain is clearly from Acapulco, Mexico, but its genetics as well as proper cultivation techniques remain to be uncovered. Like its name suggests, Acapulco Gold is a rare find and fans of this strain consider themselves lucky when they do come across it. A nicely cultivated batch will look like golden nuggets as its flowers are deep yellows and browns, with a light dusting of crystal trichomes that lighten up its tones.

Lab Data

Cannabinoid Lab Data
Cannabinoid Amount
THC: 15%-23%
CBD: 0.11%
CBN: <0.01%
THC-A: 18.37%
Δ8-THC: <0.01%
CBD-A: 0.04%
CBC: 0.02%
CBG: <0.01%
CBG-A: 0.43%
Terpene Lab Data
Terpene Amount
Alpha Pinene: 0.87%
Beta Caryophyllene: 0.71%
Beta Myrcene: 0.48%
Alpha Humulene: <0.01%
Limonene: <0.01%
Linalool: <0.01%
Terpinolene: <0.01%

Genetic Lineage

Frequently Asked Questions About Acapulco Gold

What is Acapulco Gold?

Acapulco Gold is a legendary and highly sought-after sativa strain known for its unique characteristics and rich history.

Where does Acapulco Gold come from?

Acapulco Gold is a sativa strain from the Acapulco region of Mexico.

What does Acapulco Gold smell like?

Acapulco Gold has a unique aroma described as earthy, spicy, and woody, with hints of sweetness and a subtle citrus undertone.

What does Acapulco Gold taste like?

Acapulco Gold has a flavor blend tht combines earthy, spicy, and herbal notes. Some users also report detecting flavors of citrus or tropical fruits.

What color does Acapulco Gold have?

Acapulco Gold has colorful buds that range from deep greens to dark purples. the buds have bright orange pistils and a thick coating of amber trichomes. The buds are rounded and dense.

What effects does Acapulco Gold have?

Many state they love Acapulco Gold for its energizing effects. They say it begins with a cerebral rush of energy that brings euphoria. Users often experience heightened focus and a burst of motivation, making it suitable for daytime or creative endeavors.

Is Acapulco Gold an Indica, Sativa, or Hybrid?

Acapulco Gold is classified as a sativa-dominant hybrid strain.