In today’s industry, THC and COA numbers are often seen as the Holy Grail leaving actual quality on the table. Srene at Crystal Peak has a creative approach to concentrates that deserves recognition. We caught up with Srene to learn more about their company and process. Let’s get lost in the sauce, as they […]
In today’s industry, THC and COA numbers are often seen as the Holy Grail leaving actual quality on the table. Srene at Crystal Peak has a creative approach to concentrates that deserves recognition. We caught up with Srene to learn more about their company and process. Let’s get lost in the sauce, as they say, and dive into the creative innovations over at Srene labs.
Stephanie Shehan: What is Sub-Critical CO2 and why does it matter?
Ryan Goin: Why haven’t we seen this in the Nevada vape market before? Unlike anything you’ve purchased in Nevada, we created a one-off process for extracting. CO2 extraction is already a popular solvent free method but when the CO2 is chilled and extracted with low pressure rather than heated with high pressure, a new beast is born! Our Sub-critical CO2 process is favorable because it preserves terpenes further and creates an authentic true to cannabis cartridge that is noticeable in increased taste, aroma and quality of the final product. Crafting this innovative feat took years of perfecting, from our custom made extraction equipment (see below) to the scientific process and final product that is currently on shelves today. We think it should matter a lot to anyone who purchases vape cartridges.
SS: Live Rosin, What’s the hype?
RG: If you have dabbled in exotic concentrates lately then you have come across Live Rosin. People champion this concentrate for its purity and terpene-packed flavor. We knew that we wanted to tackle live rosin at some point, but superior quality would be a must. We are happy to announce we did just that. Our latest extraction “Ice Water Hash Live Rosin” just launched and I’d dare to say it is the most exquisite treat for any connoisseur.
SS: Do you mind sharing how it is made?
RG: The Cliffs Notes? Rosin is basically created by squeezing and heating flower mechanically. We first start our Rosin by collecting Srene’s finest house flower before the curing process begins. This allows the terpenes to stay fresh. Then we drop it into ice water. This breaks off the trichomes and we collect it with micron bags forming Ice water hash, aka bubble bag hash. We then dry and pack the ice water hash into bags. From here we squish it into the final product, Rosin, with a press. If you get a chance I’d recommend trying our Rosin. It really is a work of art.
SS: Do you have any other forms of concentrates available?
RG: Yes! We also have a popular Live Resin sauce and sugar that many have known and loved for years, as well as a tincture line that is currently being revamped.
SS: What does Srene stand for?
RG: We get this question a lot! Srene is an acronym for Strong, Redundant, Efficient, No Extension.
SS: I’m guessing there is more to this?
RG: Exactly. In 2017, the Srene name modeled after an anchor popular in the climbing community where our roots begin. Our mindset mirrors the approach one takes to the mountain. Liberal application of precision, patience and gratitude.
SS: Where are you located?
RG: Our products are located in most dispensaries in Nevada but our cultivation, production and kitchen facility sits within sight of Crystal Peak near Verdi, Nevada. We are blessed to have some of the prettiest views surrounding our facility.
SS: What’s new at Srene we should know about?
RG: We have been busy over here at Srene. As you know we just launched our Live Rosin. Our flower is now available in jars at select locations. Our latest strain drops, Strange Haze and Daystripper are creating a buzz and disposable vapes are on the way! We are constantly innovating and creating new products so keep your eyes peeled.
SS: What words describe Srene?
RG: I’d say, holistic, innovative, and scientific.
SS: What separates you from other cannabis companies?
RG: Great question. With many companies/brands entering the Nevada cannabis industry, it’s hard to tell what differentiates the products behind the branding. Who are they? Do they care? Srene has been creating pure, high quality cannabis products in Nevada from the beginning all while perfecting our processes along the way. Not only can you trust our products to be safe but you can count on them to be the highest quality available. We pride ourselves on pure intentions, strong partners and the long lasting effects of positivity!
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Photo Credit: Ryan Goin