Along with Haze and Skunk #1, Northern Lights is among the most influentials strains of all time. The #5 strain was first entered into competition in 1989. The strain quickly dominated the Cannabis Cup, winning in '89, '90, and '92.
“The first thing I noticed [as I loaded the 'reserve live resin from Mapleglenn Dispensary] about Northern Lights #5 was a slight fizzy Pepsi taste. Smooth smoking and fresh fruity citrus smell and taste also. It took a few minutes before the effects came on, and did it ever. A head and chest excitement like waiting for an old friend or relative you haven't seen in a while. Then the sensation of full body euphoria l...”