Toning down my intake from my last experience, I picked up a pack of Incredibles (get it?) Gum-Es 100mg in mango flavor. My beau’s Nintendo Wii just arrived in the mail, and with Christmas coming up, I decided to be generous and splurge on edibles, in hopes to make endless hours of Mario Cart racing more interesting.
Again, the foil packaging is clever because it alludes to the fact that it’s an “incredible edible.” There’s a huge green “e” logo on the right side to emphasize that it is a GUM-e, not Gum, like the top of the pouch may lead you to believe at first. If I had to compare the package size to a store bought candy, it resembles Big League Chew. Luckily for consumers, the pouch is re-sealable. For those of you who are health conscious, the label does indicate that it is a gluten free food and surprise bonus, has added vitamin C.
Although he declined the offer, claiming it would impair his Wii driving skills, it did not dissuade me from breaking off a 10mg piece. Upon opening up the seal, a light, sweet scent greeted me as I pulled out two, mango-colored, gummy candies that are approximately the width of a small clementine and about half-an-inch thick.
Now this next part is important: There are no pre-cut lines on the candy. This means that if you are not planning on eating one entire gummy (the equivalent of 50mg of THC, which is a hefty amount), then the sections you cut have to be as accurate as possible. I used an extremely sharp steak knife and made indents with a tape measurer to know exactly where to slice it. You don’t have to go to those extremes, but do attempt to make the slices even.
The Gum-E tastes exactly the same as it smells. It has a nice, soft gooey texture akin to that of Sunkist Fruit Gems candy. The flavor is a perfect blend of mango goodness and a hint of Mary Jane. If you’re a lover of gummies in general, then I definitely recommend this product based on taste alone.
As for the user-experience, I’m a fan of the effects as much as the flavor. It leaves you with the kind of high that people typically aim for: happy, mellow, and still able to socialize. While I did only consume a slice worth around 10mg, for me it was more than enough. The company does stress on their website, in terms of dosage, how accurate their batches are since they originally were intended for medical patients.
It may have been because of the smaller dose I took, but I did not experience any couch lock as I typically do with other edibles. I started feeling the effects about an hour later and only noticed because I was suddenly full of euphoria and was smiling about circulating thoughts I had while navigating the Mushroom Gorge level with Toad. Sidenote: That level is hard regardless of supplemental impairment. Additionally the edibles proved to be effective in treating a mild back ache that had been plaguing my day.
All-in-all, Incrediebles Gum-Es provided a very pleasurable experience. As a last reminder before consuming, these gummies may taste amazing, but don’t gobble one all up at once because it is a highly concentrated product. Start small and wait about three hours before ingesting any more. If you truly do not feel anything three hours later, then only one small extra piece should do the trick to bring you to that happy place.
Lastly, unless you get the sweats from racing your friends in Mario Kart Wii, save a sliver for a more fun activity like a social gathering.