Alcohol extraction This method uses alcohol (preferably pure ethyl alcohol, but also isopropyl) as a solvent to strip cannabis of its trichomes and essential oils. After washing the plant material, the remaining alcohol is evaporated off, leaving behind a golden hash oil. Further processing via heat, agitation, or vacuum pressure will aid in removing any residual alcohol from the oil, which is essential prior to smoking, as well as result in different textures (shatter, budder, or oil).
• “Wow, that was some tasty iso, did you vac purge it?”
Blunt (see also: Dutchie): A hollowed-out cigar which is then rerolled with weed; the name originally came about because the most commonly used brand of cigars were Phillies Blunt. A blunt only becomes a “Dutchie” when it is rolled using the Dutch Masters brand of cigar. A newer (and many argue less authentic) version utilizes a specially-made rolling paper called a “blunt wrap” rather than a cigar; these wraps come in a huge variety of sizes and flavors. Blunts are known for being very long-lasting and thus suitable for parties, often burning for a half an hour or more. Tobacco-avoiders might want to pass on the blunt, as they do have some nicotine content due to the tobacco wrapper, which adds to the effect for many nonsmokers.
• “First of all you get a fat bag of ism,
From uptown, any local store sells the shit, friend,
Purchase a Phillie, not the city of Philly,
Silly punk, I’m talking ’bout the shit called the Phillie blunt,
Lick the blunt and then the Phillie blunt middle you split,
Don’t have a razor blade, use ya fuckin’ fingertips,
Crack the bag and then you pour the whole bag in,
Spread the ism around until the ism reach each end,
Take your finger and your thumb from tip to tip,
Roll it in a motion then the top piece you lick,
Seal it, dry it wit ya lighter if ya gotta,
The results, mmmmmmmm….proper.
That’s how you roll a blunt. –Redman “How to Roll a Blunt”
Blunt wrap Specialized rolling paper made of tobacco which mimics the more traditional hollowed out cigar method of rolling blunts. These wraps come in a wide variety of sizes and flavors.
• “I don’t normally smoke blunts, but I couldn’t help myself and picked up a blueberry blunt wrap at the convenience store.”
Bogart One of pot lore’s most ancient of verbs, used when someone is taking entirely too long to pass the joint or have taken more hits than is allowable. “Puff, puff, pass” or risk becoming the much-maligned Bogart of your social circle.
• “You’ve been hanging on to it,
And I sure would like a hit,
Don’t bogart that joint, my friend,
Pass it over to me.” –The Fraternity of Man, “Don’t Bogart Me” (from the “Easy Rider” soundtrack)
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