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The Best Cannabis Strains for the Holidays (According to Leafly Reviewers)

The Best Cannabis Strains for the Holidays (According to Leafly Reviewers)

Brett Konen
December 23, 2015

The holidays are fast approaching, so naturally you’re thinking about the perfect cannabis strains to enjoy over the upcoming weeks. Have innumerable aunts, uncles, in-laws, and second cousins coming into town for the long weekend? You’ll probably need something to chill you out after all that family time. Wanting to keep moving in spite of the weather? You’re after something active. Have about a thousand errands left to run? Something to spice up the process would be nice.

Luckily, Leafly user reviews are a gold mine of suggestions for cannabis strains that fit any scenario, so we’ve compiled a few great user-sourced recommendations for a range of seasonal activities listed below. Whether you’re grocery shopping, cocoa-sipping
, or baking some cannabis-infused holiday cookies, try out one of the ideas below and enjoy your holiday celebrations!


Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Sugar Cookies

For Coping with Winter

Leafly Space Jill cannabis strain tile
  “This is the perfect strain to make Seattle winter days productive! A couple hits gives my ambition, creativity and libido a jump-start.” –munin.raven


Leafly Durban Poison cannabis strain tile
“My go to for getting my figure back after holiday indulgence!” –grngrazer


Leafly OG Kush cannabis strain tile
“Smooth pull, great taste – exactly what I hoped for…real killer high to cure the inevitable holiday blues.” –hazedandconfused

For Spending Time with Family & Friends

Leafly Blue Hawaiian cannabis strain tile
“Smells like Christmas trees, tastes like pine and lightens the heart and mind…I found it made the whole holiday with ALL the family, very enjoyable. Oh and added benefits of not breaking ornaments or dropping the turkey.” –Free_Byrd


Leafly Sour Lemon OG cannabis strain tile
“Smoked this with my Nana and great Uncle Pete while on winter vacation…Made me forget how much my back hurt from sleeping on an air mattress.” –somniumtextrix


Leafly Bubble Gum cannabis strain tile
“A swift cerebral head high, accompanied by a punch of energy. Best used at a party with friends as is very good for getting you in the mood, to talk, dance, whatever!” –JustAnotherStoner

For Curling Up by the Fire

Leafly Blue Haze cannabis strain tile
“I could feel every atom in my body float away in rhythm with the space heater I was sitting next to. Perfect for sitting home on a cold winter evening and then getting a good night sleep.” –Anonymous


Leafly Jack Frost cannabis strain tile
“I enjoyed a blunt and hits from my vaporizer along side with a cup of hot chocolate, it was a great combo…pick it up for a stay-at-home type of day.” –kushconnoisseur420


Leafly Obama Kush cannabis strain tile
“I’m washing it down with some seasonal ale and it’s the perfect end to a perfect night.” –BudseyXO

Looks, Smells, and Tastes Like Christmas

Leafly Jack Herer cannabis strain tile
“When I opened the bag I thought I was suddenly on a camping trip. It smelled like a Christmas tree…The taste of pine, clove and earth danced across across my palate.” –robmacpheejr


Leafly SFV OG cannabis strain tile
“Nom nom nom like a Christmas tree with a lifesaver candy cane in your mouth.” –greedyguy


Leafly Fire OG cannabis strain tile
“Feels like I threw a Christmas tree in a wood chipper… lights, ornaments, candy canes – everything – and put it in my Pax to vape it.’” –Midnyte003

For Making Spirits Bright

Leafly Purple Voodoo cannabis strain tile
“This is like that one ‘big’ present hidden behind the tree just when you think you didn’t get what you ‘really’ wanted that year. It’s that good.” –Anonymous


Leafly Larry OG cannabis strain tile
“My brain lit up like Times Square on New Years Eve.” –Grumple


Leafly Mango Kush cannabis strain tile
“This strain had me smiling like the Grinch that stole Christmas.” –Skyclub


Leafly Ice Cream cannabis strain tile
“Like skating across a frozen lake surrounded by snowflakes in the night.” – bugpowderdustmugwumpjism


Leafly Sour Diesel cannabis strain tile
“BEST. STRAIN. EVER. Four for you, Sour D, you go Sour D.” –Anonymous

What are some of your favorite strains to enjoy over the holidays? Share in the comments!