You don’t need much to make a blunt. You’ll require your cannabis, of course. Then you’ll need a decent sized cigar. Finally, it’s a good idea to have a very sharp knife or scalpel to break open that cigar.
Once you’ve removed the tobacco, the next stage is to pack in your cannabis. Of course, you may want a mix of tobacco and weed and that’s fine. For a hefty blunt, however, you’re going to need around 2 or 3 grams of material whatever the constituents. If you want to add a little concentrate, feel free to do so but make sure it is all evenly distributed along the length of the cigar carcass.
This is perhaps the most vital step as you want to create a clean cut which is why the knife has to be so sharp. Cigars are made up of tobacco leaves rolled together. The size you chose is going to depend on personal preference but our advice is to start with something like a cigarillo.
There are plenty of different ways to get your dose of cannabis nowadays. You can smoke it, vape it, even bake it. Which works for you depends on personal preference, but if you want to create a traditional blunt and wow your friends, all you need to do is follow our simple guide below.
Next, the time has come to roll your blunt. If you know how to roll a joint, you should manage this okay. The difference is that you have to take it slow and be extra, extra careful. The outer shell is pretty delicate and it’s easy to rip things up by applying too much pressure.
The blunt however is the daddy of the cannabis world and designed to give you a big THC high. They are made from using specialist wraps or simply hollowing out a large cigar. Most people combine tobacco with their cannabis to add extra flavor and the quality of the cigar you choose can make a big difference. They can be loaded a lot more with cannabis which can make them extremely strong and certainly not for the faint hearted.
A joint is what you normally think about when smoking cannabis. While there’s competition from vapes and dabs nowadays, as well as bongs, joints are basically the same as a normally rolled cigarette, but with that extra kick. You can get these ready rolled and to go in many cannabis stores where it’s legal for recreational use, especially around the US.
The key here is to make a clean cut through the top shell and try not to tear the tobacco leaf. Carefully prize it open and then gut the cigar gently. Take your time over this stage as it can mean the difference between a really great blunt and a total disaster.
This is not for a quick smoke but for a dedicated session. It’s important that you learn to roll a blunt properly beforehand as you can end up loosing a lot of your cannabis on the floor if you get things wrong. You also need to be very careful about the strength of cannabis that you use.
Ever since cannabis smoking became a thing, people have looked at ways of making their joints bigger. The blunt is a natural progression of all this experimentation and came about in the sixties and seventies, especially when stronger cigarette papers were starting to appear on the market. After …
This is the messy part. A liberal slobber of saliva will be required. There is no choice but to give both sides of the tobacco leaf a good wet lick. It won’t taste pleasant, but it’s unavoidable. Plus, it’s worth it and you’ll soon have a tasty blunt to toke.
To craft your very own fine “cannagar”, you need two key ingredients and a couple of tools. Obviously, you need some bud and ideally, you should break it down with a weed grinder. You’ll also need a cigar or cigarillo. And perhaps a sharp knife to cut it open with.
First, you need to open up that cigar. If you have the touch, by all means, go for it by hand. However, for a precision split running through the centre of the cigar from end to end, a sharp pocket knife is preferred. Take care not to tear the cigar apart. Only split the top shell of tobacco leaf.
Just in case any newbies happen to be reading this blog, allow us to briefly explain what a blunt is. In ordinary decent stoner terms, a blunt is a weed-packed roll-up that differs from the average joint, because instead of a rolling paper, it’s wrapped in a hollowed-out cigar. Welcome to flavour country.
Gut the cigar. Remove all the tobacco innards to make room for your marijuana.
Remember, it’s just spit holding your blunt together. So you must cook it to make sure it’s sealed shut. Carefully run the flame of a lighter over the blunt exterior. Make sure you keep the flame moving and don’t scorch the tobacco leaf. After a couple of minutes cooking, you’ve got a perfectly finished, classic blunt. Blaze up and enjoy.
Pack that blunt. You really need at least 1g, preferably 2–3g for a nice fat blunt. Try to spread out an even, sticky green stuffing. If you want to add hash or some other gooey concentrates, you should sandwich the extract in flower for an even burn. A concentrated core is not the most efficient way to enjoy extracts, but definitely one of the tastiest.
Of course, you can just buy a packet of blunt wraps. These are ready to roll right out of the packet and are available in a wide variety of delicious flavours. You can keep it simple and enjoy some juicy blueberry or indulge in some peanut butter and jelly if you fancy. These days, the selection is incredible and they don’t just taste great to lick, the flavour permeates every draw.
The biggest, most badass roll-up of them all is the classic homemade cannabis cigar. This one is for the blunt smokers. We’ll guide you through the process so you can handcraft your very own blunts. Get ready to super-size your next session with a fine blunt rolled to perfection.
Blunts are the cannabis cigar of choice for those who prefer to roll-up, rather than dab or vape. This is your guide to rolling the perfect blunt.