What is a Pre-Roll? Flower vs Kief Joints vs Infused Pre-Rolls and More

Pre-rolls are a super convenient way to get the most out of your smoking experience! But let’s just start by saying that pre-rolls are not like they used to be.

Back in the day, getting a pre-roll at a dispensary often meant you were receiving a hodge-podge of cannabis. There might have been some actual flower somewhere in there, but mostly it was shake and stems. Luckily, that’s definitely not the case anymore!

Different Kinds of Pre-Rolls

These days, answering the question “What is a pre-roll?” is not as simple as it once was. Pre-rolls have evolved beyond the simple joint with a paper filter and a picturesque cone shape—though these classic pre-rolls will never go out of style! Here are a few of the different types of pre-rolls you can expect to find on dispensary shelves:

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Flower Pre-Rolls

Tried and true, a simple ole’ traditional flower joint is still a staple in many (possibly all) dispensaries. The chances that you find a dispensary where flower pre-roll joints are sold out is highly unlikely. If you can’t roll yourself, or if you just prefer the convenience of opening the container and immediately lighting up, pre-rolled joints are a cost-effective, portable option.

Kief Pre-Rolls

You may be familiar with kief: those THC crystals that you collect in the bottom of your grinder. Kief joints—that is, adding kief to your flower when rolling a joint—are a long-time favorite way of using kief, so of course, you’ll find pre-rolls that have been infused with kief. Kief may be added to the flower within a pre-roll, but you might also see it as a fine dusting on the outside of a pre-roll, too.

Infused Pre-Rolls

If you enjoy wax, shatter, crumble, or other concentrates, you’ll likely enjoy an infused joint. Depending on the manufacturer and the concentrate being used, they may mix the concentrate into the bud prior to rolling. You’ll also find joints that have been rolled as normal, dipped into the concentrate, and allowed to dry. These may also be rolled in kief!

What Are the Best Pre-Rolls in California?

Today you can find a pre-roll to cater to everyone’s own specific smoking preferences and needs. If you prefer top-shelf flower only, Mankind has got it for you. Maybe you’re a naturalist and prefer only outdoor-grown flower—don’t worry, we’ve got you there too.

If you’re looking to take your 420 (or any other special occasion) to a new level, then you might want to keep reading. Mankind offers some of San Diego’s best top-shelf, oil-infused, kief-dusted, and diamond-stuffed pre-rolls that will make it one to remember!

Since everyone experiences the effects of cannabis differently, we’ve compiled a list of intended effects to help you make the best decision for you (and your group). These effects are based on an array of different factors such as your genetic make-up, the environment you are in, what time of day it is, and so forth. Be sure to keep all these factors in mind, and you’ll have a great time!

Diamond Infused Pre-Rolls

If you are in a peaceful environment and looking to take your event to new heights, then the Oakfruitland: 818 by Heavy Hitters is the best pre-roll for you.

These pack quite a punch and are meant for regular consumers and heavy hitters. These cannabinoid profiles are unheard of-coming in with 50% THC. Do not underestimate the creeper effect and power that this THC-A diamond-stuffed pre-roll has to offer.

These are hands-down our #1 pick for 420, but also our top pick for pain and stress relief as each hit melts away any discomfort and offers a heavy body buzz.

Best Infused Pre-Roll Multi-Packs

If you have a high tolerance and a relaxed personality type, then the Durban Wreck by Fuzzies pre-roll five-pack is just for you.

Infused with terpene-rich live resin, these little minis will offer the most flavorful hit every time. Because of their smaller size they are able to maintain optimal terpene flavor. These are the perfect pre-roll to spark up a deep conversation, as the high is extremely euphoric and undeniably pleasant.

Each pre-roll tests over 45% THC and comes in a pack of five individual rolls, which also makes them the best option for sharing!

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Best THC Oil Infused Pre-Roll with Top Shelf Flower

If you have a decent tolerance but are still looking to get some things done today, then Mojilato by Jeeter is just what your day of productivity ordered!

Serve yourself some award-winning oil combined with a top-shelf flower that is testing at 47% THC. This hybrid blend won’t get your head racing but will induce an uplifting, cerebral buzz which is great for getting some work done, boosting creativity, or having an active day outdoors.

Best Uplifting Rosin-Infused Pre-rolls

If you have an upbeat personality type and are looking for a burst of energy and creativity, then Clockwork Lemon by CLSICS is sure to level up your day.

These pre-rolls will blow your mind with their inherently stress-free qualities. CLSICS rosin-infused pre-rolls offer full-spectrum effects that are balanced and leave your body with a nice tingling sensation.

This solventless experience is perfect for cannabis connoisseurs who like their complex effects and meticulously cared-for ice water hash experience.

Live Resin Infused Pre Roll

Best Multi-Pack of Small Pre-Rolls

If you have a mild to lower tolerance but are looking to delve into new territory, then Super Silver Haze Minis by Fuzzies will get this party off to a great start.

These 3-pack minis are great for veterans and novices alike. If you’re new to the concentrate-infused smoking experience, try a few puffs and save the rest for later. These super popular pocket-sized pre-rolls are the best way to get in a quick smoke sesh while still celebrating in style!

Check Out Mankind for the Best Pre-Rolls in California

Choosing the right pre-roll joints will come down to a combination of preference and necessity. Do you have a higher tolerance to start with, or do you get buzzed pretty easily? Are you looking for pain or stress relief, or are you simply trying to enjoy a night off with friends or family? No matter what you’re aiming for when it comes to effects, we will have a pre-roll to suit those needs.

We’ve carefully curated a selection of the best pre-rolls in California, and our experienced budtenders are ready to help you choose the best pre-roll for your needs. Visit our San Diego dispensary in person or shop online right now to have any of these pre-rolls delivered right to your door. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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