Average Bubble Hash Yields from Ice Water Extraction
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When it comes to hash yield as a percentage of total weight of your starting material, there is a significant difference between dry material and fresh frozen material. The amount of moisture in fresh frozen is much higher than the moisture in dried cannabis, which accounts for the variation in yield percentages between the two types of starting material.
For Dried, Air-Cured Cannabis, 15-20% yield is a good target.
For fresh frozen, look for 3-8%.
The rule of thumb for calculating wet (fresh frozen) weight to dry (air cured) weight is 5:1. So if you get 4% wet, that’s equivalent to 20% dry.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is bubble hash yield the same for fresh frozen and dried cannabis material?
When it comes to hash yield as a percentage of total weight of your starting material, there is a significant difference between dry material and fresh frozen material.
What is bubble hash yield for fresh frozen cannabis?
For fresh frozen cannabis, look for a 3-8% yield of bubble hash.
What is bubble hash yield for dried cannabis material?
For dried cannabis, 15-20% yield is a good target for bubble hash yield.
How can you increase bubble hash yield?
Using strains that have been known to produce heavily, as well as properly pre soaking the material before washing, can help increase bubble hash yield.
What if you can't get a good bubble hash yield?
If you're using high quality starting material and following all the best practices for Ice Water Extraction yet still not getting a good yield, then it's likely that the cannabis strain you're washing isn't well suited for hash production. Not all cannabis strains are ideal for making bubble hash.
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