Hell’s OG is an indica that has a mysterious past but an indisputable potency. Its name refers to the notorious biker club — and rumor has it that the group was actually responsible for the original cultivation of this strain in Southern California. Some say that Hell’s Angel is a cross between OG Kush, while others claim it’s a distinct phenotype of OG Kush itself. Whatever its background, though, Hell’s Angel is known to deliver knockout indica relaxation with the added benefit of a sour-sweet citric funkand
Flowers of Hell’s Angel OG belie its potency — they are small and have a clustered appearance, similar to popcorn. The little nugs have a classically indica bud structure, dense and tightly-packed. Leaves are a dark shade of forest green and are threaded through with hairy orange pistils. Cloudy white trichomes cover these otherwise unimpressive flowers, giving them a super-sticky texture and making them difficult to break up without the use of a grinder.
The dank odor of damp earth and rotting leaves wafts up from the cured buds. A hint of lemon lurks underneath, brightening up the strain’s flavor profile. Meanwhile, grinding or breaking open the buds gives off a hashy spice, inherited from OG Kush. When combusted, Hell’s Angel OG can be harsh, stinging sinuses and inducing coughing with its pungent, acrid smoke. On the exhale, it tastes like a combination of skunky pine with some subtle lemon.
Hell’s Angel OG has a high that creeps up slowly, starting as a strong pressure around the eyes and temples that may create some dizziness. Users may feel uplifted and even euphoric, happy to engage in free-flowing conversation or to just take a comfortable seat and daydream. As this strain’s physical effects intensify, however, smokers may feel disoriented. At best, in the right set and setting, this can manifest as a positive psychedelic experience. In less favorable circumstances, it can send smokers into a brief panic; breathing slowly and deliberately can help counteract any negative effects. Check out some of our other tips here for calming yourself down when. Ideally, though, Hell’s Angel confers a contentedly couch-locked high that’s best enjoyed at nighttime. This strain can be a whopper for the unprepared. Even very experienced smokers have attested to its destabilizing and long-lasting potency. All this considered, toke carefully — if you’re not feeling the effects after your first puff, give it a few minutes.