-plucked big leaves off by hand when wetdid u you trim the buds wet? Hang dry the nugs if not wet drying?
How many days did it take to dry? What rh in room? Airflow? No light in room while drying?
after drying what storage? did you burp the storage aka de-gas it?
explain the negatives of what you mean by “shitty”, like does it smell like hay? Hash to throat ?
it’s good to use a wood moisture meter when hang drying it and at the 12-21 day check it daily, you want your moisture t 12-15% moisture inside the nugs. The issue with the ‘snap” and crack qc is many pheno’s will have thicker stems, thus fucking u over and false qc. Meaning you’ll have stuff on stem way too long . key in drying is best enviroment with dryness , airflow moving but not hitting buds and darkness. Longer the smoother so don’t let people claim 7 days and ur fly. shoot if you can keep a small amount of stem after ur done drying to hold the nugs while trimming and also to retain a small amount of moisture is another great tool for retaining and keeping ur qc prime. I will leave a small amount of stem on the nugs so I cna hold ‘em while trimming but also it keeps the quality last way longer and u can keep it untrimmed till needed thus when trimmed smells way stronger vs trimming asap and letting it “spoil “
flush is a bro sci excuse for bad quality , Inless you had such high metal content in ur medium and it wasn’t organics and wanted to reuse it , than i could see why. Otherwise there’s zero why that even if u even do flush that doesn’t mean anything. when you see non white ashes it has a lot to do with moisture content, skipping steps in the process of dry/cure and than keeping ur stored unsealed and end results in light,open air, rh not controlled and also trimming/drying it too quick and/or environment instability def can do it .
-broke each individual plant into 3 sections to dry
-dryed for 8.5 days
-most branches snapped
-exhaust fan on in tent
-2 fans blowing in tent
-between 55-60% humidity
-Tried smoking at this time
-bake all good
-taste like shit
-put in jars
-been in jars for 1 day now
To describe the taste
Ok at first mid joint a sharp taste, left slight aftertaste