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.