2015 Contest Winners

Thank you to all the entrants of this year's Emerald Cup and all the guests that joined us to celebrate the best of sun grown outdoor Cannabis. We love all of you!

Flowers

Flowers were broken down into these two categories.

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 H3P2U5 FL373 Cherry Limeade Ban de Soteil Suntan Lotion, Swamis Toes are Giggling, TANG Mean Gene from Mendocino, Freeborn Selections/Aficionado
2 K9N3J9 FL371 Lemonhead OG Butterscotch, Big Expansion, Wave of Bliss, Head Rush Josh Pope, THC
3 X4G9K6 FL13 Purple Candy Cane Grapefruit Soap DELICIOUS, Body Tingle, Nosetickler Greenshock Farms Mendocino
4 C1B4I9 FL182 School House Baking Cookies, Well Done Roast Beef, OK Effects :{ South Fork Seed Collective
5 D7A3P9 FL57 Loopy Fruit Almost Perfect, Blackberry Guava, 1st Joint of the Day Duke, Royal Budline
6 Y8K7A6 FL216 Cherry Limeade #6 Orange Turpentine, Feelings…Feelings… Everything is a Song Leo Stone/Cahto Carlo/Mean Gene, Aficionado Estates
7 F3P1E8 FL291 In the Pines Pineapple Upsidedown Cake, Red Hots, Tingly and Strong Derek Roseboom, My Way Organics
8 F2J3U6 FL337 Dogwreck EvanderHolyFuel, Seeing Stars, DAMN!!! Karl Witt, Eden Farms Cooperative
9 B5I2Z7 FL32 Mang Thai Doo Herbal Essence, Chlorine, Uncomfortable Jolt – 4 Agreeded Daisy Hodgeman, Herbs N Cures Farms
10 O5J1L9 FL86 Chernobyl Lemon Curd, Stony in the Stony Sense, Old Cabernet Wine Thomas Martin, Pistil Smoke Alliance, Inc.
11 C6X9V3 FL199 Cherry Limeade #10 Lemon Vodka Innertube, “WTF is This Shit – Winner Hands Down” Mean Gene from Mendocino, Freeborn Selections/Aficionado
12 C2M2E8 FL361 Jedi Kush Deep Musk, Arugula, Channa Dahal, Spacey as…….. Vince Sims, Emerald Essence
13 O8C8B4 FL363 Orange Drank Super Strong Grapefruit, Sweet Lime Soda, Gave Us a Bump 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts
14 K8M5H4 FL372 TRANSformer Dried Fish Skin, Peppermint Taste, Suttle Effects Stay Spliffted, Freeborn Selections, Aficionado Seeds
15 M1I3W1 FL170 Cherry Noir Thai Cucumber Salad with Sweet Sauce, I LOVE this Weed Cahto Carlo/Mean Gene, Aficionado Estates
16 F2G5Z4 FL328 Gorilla Glue I Want to Eat It, Good Flavor, Very Strong John Beck, Island Mountain Organics
17 V6S6X6 FL22 Honey Bananas Full Season Valentine Sugar Hearts, Delayed Aftertaste, Head Pressure Eshwar Rajagopal
18 P9N8A9 FL214 Gorilla Glue #4 Sour Milk and Honey, Open the Window – I Need Some Air Emerald Valley Farms/MBR Farm
19 L8Z3P9 FL93 Watermelon Rancher Fresh Latex Paint, Paprika, Good Focus Weed Blaze, Blazing Oaks
20 F5X7Y3 FL139 El Chapo This Strain has Phermones, Janitors Closet, Smoked Entire Joint Cannabiotix

Flowers CBD

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 A3P9F4 CBDF18 Critical Mass CBD N/A Matthew Cirincioni Chalawa Farms
2 P7W1A8 CBDF19 Cannatonic N/A Duncan McIntosh/Singing Frogs Family Farm
3 W2I3Z1 CBDF3 Love ‘n Hope N/A Jude Nagle, Mendocino Medicinals
4 R1Z4V2 CBDF15 78 OG Affie N/A Kris Schuster – Terravida Farms

 

Concentrate

The Concentrate category is broken down to the below categories.

Ice Water Hash

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 R8L1M6 CWH9 Emerald Family Farms Platinum Cookies Sweet sugar cookies, so creamy and smooth Aidan Carroll/Uriah Hamilton, Iced Out Extracts/Emerald Family Farms
2 F9U6V1 CWH63 Massive D Smells eucalyptusy/mentholly, very sweet and sugary like magical OG candy, little orange and green specks. 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts
3 G3M8K2 CWH5 Kimbo Kush 6 Lemony orangy citrus, lemongrass, honey, harsh nuttiness, cleared my head Brad Colbert, Trinity Concentrates – washed by Head Hunter Extracts
4 G1J5Y1 CWH65 Pepper Crisp, clean OG, sweet honey like tones, sugary OG terps linger 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts
5 L3A1C3 CWH54 Ukiah SD 0 residue, leaves a really strong taste in my mouth but doesn’t have much flavor on the inhale, tastes like chapstick 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts
6 X7D8A8 CWH15 Icewater Hash Not much residue, strawberry, grapes, peach, pineapple Cody Buck, Branched Out Genetics
7 W6P7B1 CWH96 Zkittlez Smells like Orange Sherbet, tastes like an orange dreamsicle, a little harsh on throat, very stoney high 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts
8 N6I8L8 CWH51 3rd Gen Lem Zero residual, OG pine, honey, smooth, tastes better than it smells, nothing special 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts
9 I4X2A8 CWH12 97′ KC 36 90µ Bubble caked, Pineapple OG fruit taste, clean, hashy taste, chai tea Higher Ground Extracts
10 K3L1P7 CWH60 Sour D (Darkheart Nursery cut) Tangie smelling, orange, diesely taste that lingers, a little harsh on nose but really clean after that 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts

Concentrate Dry Sieve

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 I7C6Q4 CDS90 Mendo Marmalade Lackluster, harsh on the inhale, no pronounced terp profile, eucalypsy taste, not very loud or lasting Soul Evolution Enterprise

Concentrate CBD

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 L7W1X9 CBDC7 Vitamin CBD Solventless Sap N/A Blue River Extracts with CA Growers Guild and Bubbleman
2 X2A5U9 CBDC3 Remedy N/A Talking Trees Farms
3 D2O2D1 CBDC1 The Last Laugh #2 CO2 Concentrate N/A The Highest Grade/Coastal Seeds

Concentrate Rosin

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 Y9Q6C8 CR64 Sour Eddy AKA Edband Smells loud, cinnamon, sappy OG taste, feel the buzz start in your mouth, awesome flavor that stings tongue 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts
2 W7K8R2 CR84 3rd Gen Lem Strong pinesol smell, nose burner on exhale, kushy flavor 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts
3 Y1I5D7 CR82 Massive D Gold, dieselly sour smell, generic taste, tastes watery, tough on lungs 3rd Gen Fam/Terphogz/Dyingbreed Seeds/Moonshine Melts

Edible

The Edible category has been broken down into the below categories.

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 N108F4 ED32 Lifted: Cherry Mango Bites fresh & chewy, tiny weed taste, cool box with all the info, berry flavor Angela Evans
2 Y3G1G8 ED31 Jimmy Crack Corn delicious treat, I want more, straight crack, can reseal! Jimmy Beene
3 H7D8A7 ED13 Irie Protein Bar 125mg Vegan Gluten-Free crunchy & sweet, good mix of nuts and medicine, label could use a polish, smells good, light high Lisa Clamp & George Clamp, Irie Soul Baked Shop
4 YSW8Q4 ED21 Medicinal Probiotic Cannabis Chocolate dark chocolate is awesome, light dose, great product Charlotte Troy, Flora Chocolate
5 D1L1M2 ED29 THC Waska flavors were off, taste not appealing, concentrated plant matter, organic? Dylan Pillsbury, Waska Farms
6 G1C3A3 ED20 Medicated Sugar fantastic addition to edibles, flavor was good, sweetened coffee with a nice medicating effect Ganjoi/ Aaron Scheiner
7 F4M4Ml ED33 Madame Munchie super yummy, great package, only 2 listed organic ingredients, good start runt finish Ashley Martino, Madame Munchie
8 T7E606 ED10 Fruit Slabs light cannabis taste, packs a punch, wish I had more, Brian Cana, Munch More Corp.
9 C6W1W4 ED11 Ganja Gum – 50mg THC great tasting gum, organic, nutrition facts provided, superb, fell apart when chewing Brandon Guthrie, Cannabis Comforts
10 Z8C1U4 ED4 Cannabis 300 bar Milk Chocolate Almond gritty, slight cannabis taste, packs a punch Natural Cannabis Co.

Edible CBD

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 C7W8N4 CBDE2 CBD Raw Sipping Cacao N/A Om Edibles
2 S6D1A5 CBDE8 Lemon Zest Canna Roon N/A Humboldt Harvest
3 B5W8K7 CBDE1 CBD Waska N/A Dylan Pillsbury, Waska Farms

Tinctures

The Tincture category has been broken down into the below categories. * note: Due to disqualifications for test failures, there were only six valid entries in this category instead of 10.

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 C9C2B6 TI4 Hummingbird Lane Blue Dream Tincture quick start! Kimberly Chilcutt, Hummingbird Lane All Natural
2 F3R2N1 TI5 High CBD OG Kush Russell, High CBD Genetics
3 T8T2F4 TI3 Hummingbird Lane Platinum OG Tincture smells sweet, tastes medicinal, label is ok, helped with pain Kimberly Chilcutt, Hummingbird Lane All Natural
4 W4B9W2 TI2 Euphoria alcohol too strong Andrea Shanti, Holistic Body Therapy
5 P7P7P1 TI6 Nurse Sweet needs better label, floating material in bottles Sweet Serenade Healing Farm
6 B5R2G1 TI1 Nurse Keli Ojer Sweet Serenade Healing Farm
 

 

CBD Tinctures

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 Z4G5Z4 CBDT11 CBD Elixir – Coconut N/A Humboldt Harvest
2 H8Y8L1 CBDT6 ACDC CBD Tincture N/A Duncan Gamlen, Lasoma Patients Collective
3 Y6Y2K4 CBDT9 Super Focus N/A Fred Marshall/Jude Thilman, Bhutan/CBD Mendo

Topicals

The Topical category has been broken down into the below categories.

PLACE ENTRY ID JUDGING ID # ENTRY NAME COMMENTS REPRESENTATIVE
1 K6A5J6 TO2 Balm, Cannabis and Calendula An active herb with 2 supporting herbs – Dark glass prevents oxidation – WHOLE PLANT!! – I felt relief slowly but completely in 5-7 minutes Levi Strom, Awakened Topicals
2 H8I1Z6 TO24 Royal Budline Chai Blend Informative packaging – Not bad smell. Good melding of ingredients – Very informative label. The lid comes off easily… I like the artwork – It worked well for pain relief — Original scent – Wanna rub it all over chest Vanessa Vaudo, Royal Budline
3 J6H8A4 TO1 Archipelago Herbal Salve-ation Label needs more information – Opaque container prevents oxidation and is reusable – More Cannabis? – The product would probably leak out if in a warm environment – State of the art 3 herb formula. An active herb with 2 supporting herbs Adrienne Chow
4 C8T7N4 TO12 Flower Power Super Skin Salve Greasy – Judge actually left a greasy fingerprint on the comment form Flower Power Healing, LLC
5 Z5P3M6 TO11 Flower Power Muscle, Joint and Bruise Balm Nice bottle. Nice label – Dark glass jar-ingredients and product purpose listed – It improved my range of movement at the joint I applied it. Pain relief was subtle -What oils? – Label needs more clarification and information. Flower Power Healing, LLC
6 R9M6B4 TO38 Muscle Rescue Balm Decent packaging – Pleasant smell, inoffensive – Easy to use-Lots of labeling – Sources for Emu oil? – I like the tube – Clear plastic easy to use applicator Ivan Redus
7 W9L2J7 TO43 Topicanna – Topical Cannabis Cream Smells like a man’s balm, kinda musky – Label slipped off – Amount of cannabis as active ingredient? Infusion? – For pain or just a lotion? – Label needs more information Deborah Caldwell, Cayucos Natural
8 B6S9V4 TO26 Sweet ReLeaf – Original Whipped texture is a welcome change – Industry Standard? Barcode? – I like the look, artwork/design on the label. Dark glass is a plus – Organic on label? – Label needs more information – Ingredients not listed as organic on label – Very greasy feel Didi Davis – Strictly Topical
9 E1P7P2 TO4 Emu 420 Essentials Black 180, Medicated Rub Label lacks clarity – Organic? – Amount of Cannabis? – I really liked this product. It worked within a minute – Have used in the past works really well. – Dark glass container prevents oxidation Cannariginals
10 Z4Z5W3 TO3 CannRelieve Hair embedded in top part of my sample – Unclear if all ingredients are organic – Need more specific labeling (what essential oils?) – Felt warmth and distinct pain relief – Too oily – Unremarkable packaging Chiron Kolter/Auteur

New Products

The new product category winners are listed below.

PLACE ENTRY NAME REPRESENTATIVE
1 Parchment Paper Squares Black Label Paper Company
2 Nail Crown Cruz Culture
2 Limoncello Terpenes Blue River Extracts
2 CBD Suppository Humboldt Harvest
2 Click Pens Barry Brilliant

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