Cheese is a legendary variety which originated in the UK. Its history is simple and its genetics are the most well-known throughout the country. For countless people in the UK, an essential reference for knowing if a variety of cannabis is worthy is its comparison with cheese.
This is the most famous strain in the UK, where talking of cannabis almost meant to talk about Cheese, until not long ago. This variety was developed by a squatter collective called Exodus from Skunk clones. Cheese was soon known for being fast, productive and most importantly, having a sweet aromatic taste (for some people it reminds them of Critical) mixed with remnants of cheese, the feature that gets this strain its name.
Its intense, long-lasting and aromatically Indica taste of cheese, something similar to a strong, well-cured, vintage cheese, the type of cheese that makes your mouth water when you think of it. Obviously, there’s more than just flavor to this strain.
The coat of crystals which cover the flowers of this aromatic variety is dense enough to induce you to smoke it rather than eat it with bread and a fine wine! It produces a well-balanced effect, a physical and cerebral mixture. Therefore, it contains a noticeable amount of CBD, which softens the amount of THC contained in the resin.
With 8 week flowering and lush heavy harvests, it has been included among the Top Ten by all the coffee-shops in Amsterdam and awarded a prize in the High Times Cannabis Cup, not to mention the tens of thousands of “Brits” crazy about this variety. This all fits in to the scene of success and international recognition that it has obtained.
Its aspect is languid, with long outstretched leaves and slim stalks, an heirloom from its skunk ancestry, but the flowers it produces are thick and plentiful and, when exposed to the adequate low temperatures, obtain a light violet color.
Destiny chose it to be originally developed within the safety measures of an underground movement in the UK, an alternative squatter’s community called Exodus. In the 1990s, it became a centre for cannabis activities which was more or less tolerated by the local authorities and which resulted in a variety which is now number 1 in the UK.
It can be classified as a highly commercial variety, comparable to Big Bud, Skunk#1, Power Plant, or Critical, as these varieties, together with Cheese, are heavy yielders, quick and compact.
However, what is paramount is that this strain captivates everyone that has the opportunity to try it due to its mild taste, medium effect and the overall pleasant feeling it produces.
Cheese marijuana has a deep earthy flavor, very dominant. Strong body stone and a happy giggly high.