One of the most well-known strains, Acapulco Gold has been likened to dinner at a five-star restaurant. The strain comes from the areas in and around Acapulco, Mexico. Its orange hairs resemble a gold nugget, with gold, green, and brown colors of resin collecting on the buds. An aroma of burnt toffee lingers when the bud is broken up.
Acapulco Gold has a reputation for being one of the best cannabis strains ever created, and is becoming more difficult to find due to more growers moving indoors. It is also known to contain approximately 23% of THC.
“What do you really need to say about this potent purebred! It's THC content is generally through the roof (24%), the buds are thick, sticky and hairy, you get a nice solid stone that lasts longer than most and won't leave you on the couch. For me it's medicinal values are fantastic, arthritis pain and stress vanished quickly. Get this one when you see it because it's not around long and it's not around often! KEEP TH...”
“I'm 60 years old. I remember what pot was like back in the late 60's and early 70's before the stuff started getting so potent. In my neck of the wood there was Mexican dirt weed readily available, which was a perfectly OK high, and, rarely, Panama Red, Maui Wowie, Kona Gold, and Acapulco Gold. I don't recall if I ever was so fortunate to have tried Acapulco Gold back then but it was revered for good reason, and, af...”