Category: Live Rosin vs. Live Resin

First Time Rosin Presser: 3 Forgiving Strains for Beginners

Solventless rosin making is an art and a skill, and mastering the rosin technique takes time, effort, and above all, practice. As a first time presser, rosin making can seem like a daunting prospect, but luckily, its learning curve is far from insurmountable.  If you missed part one of this series, be sure to check out our First Time Rosin Presser: 5 Mistakes Not to Make which covers many of the basic errors of rosin making, and is a great place to start if your brand new to the rosin game. Here we’ll build on that advice and explore...

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What is Whipped Buddha Rosin?

In its short life, rosin tech has evolved tremendously. From the old days of hair straighteners to today’s super advanced presses, rosin just keeps getting better. And it’s not just the tech that continues to improve and introduce new ideas, solventless rosin itself has evolved alongside.  One of the newer types of rosin to appear is whipped buddha, a pale, butter like rosin that has become a stalwart of cannabis dispensaries. But what’s the deal with this type of concentrate? Does it have advantages, and is it ultimately worth the extra effort? Let’s explore whipped buddha rosin.  What is...

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Dry Sift vs Bubble Hash

When it comes to making hash, two techniques have become the standard: Dry sift and bubble hash. Both are methods for separating trichomes from plant material to make concentrated cannabis products, but is one better than another? Dry sifting is the traditional method for making hash. Long used in places like Morocco, Lebanon, and Afghanistan, this simple process has stood the test of time. Using a fine screen to separate out the kief from the flower, it’s a super practical method. Bubble hash, on the other hand, utilizes Ice Water Extraction to perform the same task. A fairly recent...

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Live Rosin vs. Live Resin: What’s the difference? + How to Make Live Rosin

Live rosin and live resin are two different types of cannabis extracts that often get confused. Even the term live rosin is technically inaccurate, although, it seems to be here to stay. We decided to set the record straight and define live resin and live rosin once and for all. Plus, we also explain how to make live rosin, step-by-step. What is live resin? The term live resin is in reference to a solvent based extract, normally BHO, that is made with live, or freshly frozen, plant material. It is a single pass extraction that captures the plant’s terpene...

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