The Best Hash in the World: Riffman Gold

The best hash in the world is Riffman Gold, but you’ll probably never be able to find any to confirm or deny my claim. That’s because in all my travels I only found this hash once and it was for a limited time. I have looked for it in several different countries and not only have I not found it, most people have not heard of Riffman Gold.

I lived in Diemen, Netherlands for the first half of 2012, and it took nearly a month to get internet service at our flat. (Diemen is about a 5 minute walk from Amsterdam.) I work from my computer so that meant I had to find an alternate solution, and working from a coffeeshop was my first choice.

But it couldn’t be just any coffeeshop, and it certainly couldn’t be one of the obnoxious frat-boy style coffeeshops that target the fleeting tourist in the city center. It had to be a fairly quiet shop off the beaten path with long hours. The shop also had to be situated so that I could position myself within view of my bike that would be chained up outside.

Coffeeshop Solo: My Vote for Best Coffeeshop in AmsterdamRiffman Gold Close Up

I discovered Coffeeshop Solo on Koningsstraat and it fit the bill perfectly. The staff was awesome and allowed me to work there peacefully for weeks. Of course, I’d always buy some more weed and hash from them every few days, and I’d drink tea and order snacks and tipped well, so it worked out for them too.

When I arrived at my “office” one day, the menu had a new item on it: a fine hash called Riffman Gold. It was a Moroccan hash and it was fresh but dark. It was soft and even with exposure it didn’t easily harden. The smell was luxurious chocolate spice and the taste was similar.

Riffman had a perfect middle-ground high that was intense but still allowed me to function including riding my bike hundreds of miles each week. I bought that hash every week even though my normal practice was to mix things up. It was expensive at close to 18 Euro for a gram, but it was absolutely worth it.

I’ve smoked a lot of hash in my time and eventually even the mildest hash begins to wear your throat and lungs down if smoked regularly. I’ve also smoked some hash that while potent just killed my throat. But Riffman was mild to the end and never bothered me even though I smoked it every day.

Riffman Gold HashRiffman Gold was by far the best hash I have ever tried, and I’m hopeful that I’ll find it again someday. I was able to score that beautiful hashish for about 2 months, and then I had to go back to the United States for the summer.

When I returned to Amsterdam and Coffeeshop Solo in the fall, they didn’t have Riffman anymore. And when I checked nearly a year after that, the clerks remembered the hash fondly but shook their heads.

Nope, they can’t get it anymore. Pity.

Have you ever laid eyes on Riffman Gold?  If so let us know in the comments.  If not, what’s the best hash you’ve ever had?

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93 Comments on "The Best Hash in the World: Riffman Gold"

  1. vedparkash May 19, 2017 at 05:46 - Reply

    Bro,
    The only hidden god n heavenly miracle is sumwey in malana d pure n dustless cream.it make u feel very high n stable once u had a little puff of it u will try experiencing a miraculaous feeling ,heavenly felling being on earth will increase ur concentration to 110 % n wid closed eyes after malana cream u can have fun wid any hot model without any fear.jai Shiv Shankar.malana cream the blessings of lord shiva in Parvati valley.

  2. Pr3dat0r April 21, 2017 at 22:56 - Reply

    It’s in INDIA. Visit kasol and malana valley here. I’m sure you will not go from here. It’s a stoner paradise. Malana cream, red ice, lots of variety. All are hash. You’ll love it.

    • Russ Hudson April 22, 2017 at 10:12 - Reply

      Yes, I think the consensus is largely in favor of Malana Cream as the best hash in the world.

  3. leo baidar April 17, 2017 at 07:09 - Reply

    hi Russ,yess,one point for handmade hash,you smoke it ,even 3 times per day ,you will have same feeling,this is the BEST!)))))

    • Russ Hudson April 18, 2017 at 07:08 - Reply

      Haha cool, what about 8 times per day? 😉 :-p

  4. vapour February 3, 2017 at 04:35 - Reply

    vaporisied by the red ice in NY cities shymla ( shimla)

  5. Prateek January 30, 2017 at 15:10 - Reply

    MC is the best hash in the world. It’s taste is just amazing and the smell too. But you should try Red ice also. It is tasteless but you’ll get high from the very first puff.

  6. ismail January 26, 2017 at 20:18 - Reply

    hahahaha!! well riffman gold means: the gold of the men from the riff mountains. in the area of chefchaouen! morocco, where you could find a huge amount of the riffman gold! we call it here Beldiya that means the native plant of cannabis here.
    It’s my hometown u welcome guys

  7. sidd December 23, 2016 at 10:35 - Reply

    hy russ…. m gong to germany on comng feb. can u tell me whr i find good hash in germany??

  8. Tanuj December 14, 2016 at 06:30 - Reply

    I’d like to buy some hash….. Pindari ice malana cream…. Anything strong…. From noida…… Please contact me on my email…..I’ll be waitin…. Need contacts and new stuff…

  9. Pedro December 12, 2016 at 06:22 - Reply

    Riffman Gold, hash produced from the Riff mountains in morocco, go to chefchaouen the blue city , and then drive to Bab Taza (25 minutes), after taza starts the plantations , follow to Ketama, Issaguen and before ketama there is a small village call Bab Berred,35°01’01.8″N 5°00’12.2″W, on this valley lots of types of plants are beeing produced like pakistani , mexican , lemon , amnesia , kush and more , amazing hash .Ketama Issaguen also amazing hash , is just a bit not so friendly but safe. on Chefchaouen walk to the top of the city, you will find a big hotel , can’t miss it when there walk to the left side of the mountain and after a while you will find plantation , also good hash .
    advice on bab berred is hard to find Moroccan hash , but you will find a very extended menu of delicious hash types. near chefchaoen there is a place 30 minutes drive call akchour is a natural park with to valley walk , one for the bridge of gods , th mountains touch each other at 100 meters making a bridge really cool for abseiling , the other walk a bit longer is to th water fall. lots of amazing rock climbing walls there , 5c to 7a+ or more.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipYPLTArkcU

  10. Ronith Barui December 8, 2016 at 23:31 - Reply

    when you come do ping me i will accoompany you

  11. Ronith Barui December 8, 2016 at 23:26 - Reply

    i had the best hash known in this world the malana cream.

  12. mitchell diamond November 17, 2016 at 19:45 - Reply

    I’m allmost 70 now but lived in Israel from 69 till 80. In the end I was bored from smoking the red lebanese hash. When I got back to Canada I was luck and hooked up with the best jamaican gum hash I’ve ever had till this day. I could make 4 joints from a gram and only needed half a joint. The taste had a sweetness about it as well as the smell. I was able to get it for at least 10 years when it became difficult to get plus the quality was going down!

  13. Bob November 2, 2016 at 03:03 - Reply

    Hey Russ, why not come to India now….its a harvesting season…. in malana, which is in himachal pradesh..try out some malana cream…i beleive its can make u forget about riffman gold…i’m also here in malana y not share this culture amoungs us……

  14. Graham brown October 11, 2016 at 22:14 - Reply

    Yes please! I’m smoking rubbish hash and it’s v annoying! The green is just too trippy for me therefore I need quality clean hash and willing to spend v good money! please help as its really needed! Thx

  15. Hussain October 8, 2016 at 06:52 - Reply

    Just a correction – this is a good list, but most people don’t know about Red Ice, which is even better than Malana Cream. Red Ice tops the list, followed by malana cream and the rest

    • Russ Hudson October 8, 2016 at 09:57 - Reply

      Never heard of it. What is red ice and what specifically makes it better than Malana Cream?

  16. Jivan October 1, 2016 at 09:45 - Reply

    Here is the list of worlds best hash. Do not even cast a shadow of doubt on this list.

    1) Manala cream:- Absolutely the best hash the universe has ever seen. 5 grams of manala cream takes 8-10 hours to produce. It is made by the baby flowers and youngest bud of the plant.

    2) Himanchal Supercream :- Every bit as good as Manala cream. Same methodology to prepare.
    3) Pindari Ice:- What else would you get except the very best when your crop grows in 14000 feet altitude glaciers with the purest streams of himalayan ice cultivating the crop. The sun is so mellow at these places that the crop takes a lot longer to ripen. Pindari Ice is again made of youngest trifoliate leaves (just the top three leaves) and is made from live plant and hand made. Some proclaim it to be as good as Manala cream , some even says Pindari ice supersedes Manala cream. Also this variety is very very rare and thus information about it rare.
    4) She rok :- A very potent yet delicious Afghani hash. in contrast to the ice clad mountains of Himalayan Hash, this afghani hash grows in sandy and dry climate. Again it is a hand processed hash. Very hard to procure by foreigners because of conditions in afghanistan.
    5)Nepal Temple Bells :- A meditative trance inducing mellow and delicious hash sold around kathmandu .. generally made around a group of 5 – 6 village in nepal. Very delicious and meditative variety.

    I have tasted almost every single variety sold on the planet … Nothing comes close to these five.
    Many of these hash sold in other parts of the world (excpet India, Nepal, and afghan) are fake and thus brings bad name to these superior drugs.
    Try them only in their respective countries preferably with a local person.

    Amsterdam is equivalent to macdonald. All u will ever get there is stale, adulterated cheap knock off.

    • Russ Hudson October 1, 2016 at 23:16 - Reply

      Hola Jivan; wow, thank you for such a comprehensive list. I don’t know about the other types, but it seems like the general consensus is that indeed, Malana Cream is the best hash in the world. I’ll be coming to the region soon to find out for myself. 😉 Peace -Russ

  17. tim August 22, 2016 at 10:15 - Reply

    Have been to Amsterdam many times and I got manana cream and parvati charras in Barney’s,pricey but worth it as a nice treat and dampkring have the full riffman range,great hashish.

    • Russ Hudson September 7, 2016 at 15:58 - Reply

      Thanks, Tim. I haven’t had the parvati yet but I will soon. 😉 Peace -Russ

  18. Piyush Shah August 10, 2016 at 20:05 - Reply

    Hey Russ, by now I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about MC. If you want to travel to Parvati Valley (Himachal Pradesh, India), do check out my blog at pppcicag.wordpress.com
    You’ll find everything you want to know about Parvati Valley, the people there, and of course, Malana Cream.
    Also, link to my soundcloud is also there. I don’t produce music myself, but you’ll find just the right thing for just the right high. Cheers mate

    • Russ Hudson August 11, 2016 at 21:55 - Reply

      Hi Piyush; yes, I have heard quite a bit about MC and I am looking forward to traveling to India to try it. Thanks mate! Peace -Russ

  19. Global Traveler July 1, 2016 at 22:41 - Reply

    Hi, speaking as a seasoned traveller and unbiased and Indian: I love Malana Cream, it is my favourite – however, i must say Nepali Temple Balls was the ultimate experience and so far the most incredible hash I have ever had – purchased in Kathmandu and mountains of Nepal.

    When you head to Indian make sure you also visit Nepal and upload a comprehensive VS review.

    These are hand rubbed natural hash’s – organic and grown high up in mountains.

    I also travel to AMS often and the Malana and Nepali TB are no good.

  20. Baaz June 30, 2016 at 07:36 - Reply

    You all should come to Afghanistan and smoke some afghani charas and then decide. I have been to Himachal and smoked malana and different types of charas there. 10 grams of charas is for 2$ here in Afghanistan, but if you want the best ones not more than 10$. Since it’s not safe to come to Afghanistan hardly people come to smoke here, no one knows how is the hash. Am sure if you smoke one j that will be enough for 3 hours you won’t even think about the second j. I hope one day there will be peace in my country and people come to smoke and chill. Peace

  21. AFA June 25, 2016 at 00:18 - Reply

    Have you tried Afghani hash we called it (She- rak) wow if you really wanna feel hash try it I challenge you will never find the test no where.

  22. Rick May 16, 2016 at 03:44 - Reply

    Ummm… The guy above talking about rosin knows his hash just fine. He wasn’t talking about chemical extract (wax/shatter/amber glass), he’s taking about heat pressed extract that literally blows any hah I’ve ever tried out of the water. I own bubble bags, have a tumbler, and have been more a hashish fan than anything else for the past 20 years. The newish heat pressed rosins available on the west coast are each as good as any cream hash I’ve ever tasted. It’s super potent, and is as much a pure true hash as any hand rubbed, ice washed, or tumbled hashish you can find anywhere else. Just want to be sure you understand there is a significant difference between rosin and wax/shatter extracts.

  23. vishwa gupta April 21, 2016 at 06:18 - Reply

    1 request

    ur article hurts me a lot while seeing that you dont put malana cream on 1st position
    really angry first try malana cream and if u think its more better than change the title of this article plzzzzzzzzzz

    • Russ Hudson April 21, 2016 at 10:02 - Reply

      If you are “hurt” and “really angry” about my simple OPINION, then you have a problem.

  24. Fbn jac April 8, 2016 at 14:06 - Reply

    Bro where can i get that? If you don’t mind please give me the details.. Tia

  25. Manu April 8, 2016 at 01:25 - Reply

    I want it

  26. Joy March 16, 2016 at 21:49 - Reply

    Hi Russ,
    All of these people here claiming malana to be the best are’nt wrong.
    You see charas,is hash extracted from live cannabis plants unlike the morrocan silk screen method.
    If you come here though,there are 3 types of hash that you must try:
    Malana Cream – which is normal charas
    Super Cream – think of this as the first rub from the plant,only pressed trichromes. You won’t get anything better than this,I’m surprised you did’nt smoke any in Amsterdam
    Ice – Ice water extraction method is known to these village dwellers ! How ? I don’t even know,but this is by far the most potent.
    As for shatters,wax and dabs , I don’t fuck with dabs and all that,I keep it traditional.
    I’m from Delhi,and people go to malana often,but when you do come here,make sure you have TOSH(eat and stay here),MALANA(you know what to do),RASOL (try the rasol cream,it’s new )and KHEERGANGA(smoke your shit and carry your DSLR) in your itenary.

  27. Shom January 27, 2016 at 17:01 - Reply

    Malana cream contain 40%THC. Its awesome you should made a trip to malana there are lot of dealers over there u can find it easily. The stuff is really superb. I myself made trips to malana 6 to 7 times a year.if you wana try msg me will take you to malana

    • Russ Hudson January 28, 2016 at 11:48 - Reply

      Hola Shom; 40% seems pretty good, but can I ask how you know that Malana Cream is 40%; have you had some tested? I’m curious to know. Thanks! Peace -Russ

  28. Rishabh January 1, 2016 at 19:01 - Reply

    Malana is a village in Himachal Pradesh, India.
    You can get best hashish is the world
    Malana 1st rub is the best hash
    2nd rub and 3rd rub is made sooner as compared to 1st rub.

    4-5 grams in 8-10 hours hardwork.

    Price – Rs 2000 se 4000 per 10g (tola) depending on quality. (2015)

    Identification – Dark green colour from inside and very very soomth. Catches bubbles fastly after burning

    Very few people know that SUPER cream is better then Malana.
    Its much higer mountain in Himachal and 4000rs per 10gram

    • Russ Hudson January 2, 2016 at 21:29 - Reply

      Cool, thank you for the information, Rishabh! I can’t wait to get to Malana; hopefully within the next couple of months. 😉 Peace -Russ

  29. Shadab December 30, 2015 at 16:22 - Reply

    I know where to get Malana Cream and the best hash in India. Also there are best rave parties. and believe me malana is the BOMB!

  30. Stoner December 28, 2015 at 17:54 - Reply

    All you guy’s never tried Bhutanese hash. I bet you haven’t seen this kinda high anywhere in the world

  31. manish December 20, 2015 at 08:46 - Reply

    hi my name is Manish I live in nainital.if you all are really hash lover you should try pindari ice.it is the best hash I ever smoked.

  32. Himanshu December 19, 2015 at 22:02 - Reply

    Can i have your number?bhuvnesh

  33. Nishant Bana December 9, 2015 at 09:33 - Reply

    You need to try Malana Cream 🙂

    Do ping me whenever you are in India. I can recommend you some places!

    Cheers!

    • Russ Hudson December 9, 2015 at 13:07 - Reply

      Yes, I am starting to think that Malana is probably the best hash – but I haven’t tried it yet. 😉 I will definitely hit you up when I come to India, hopefully soon! Thanks for stopping by. Peace -Russ

  34. Rahul October 21, 2015 at 22:44 - Reply

    Malana Cream, the best in the world. Even most of the coffee shops in Amsterdam sell you Malana cream. It’s just too clean and fresh and takes you to a different level and the best way to smoke it is with Chillum…

    • Russ Hudson October 22, 2015 at 23:29 - Reply

      Malana Cream again for the win! Seems like this might be the best hash in the world.

  35. Sandy October 19, 2015 at 11:57 - Reply

    Welcom Bro.. Come and enjoy best time autumn July to September.

  36. sandy October 18, 2015 at 18:31 - Reply

    Bro the best Hash is found in Himachal Pradesh, India. The best quality is always sold in small quantities by Shepard Boys, they go to Jungles and rub the best plants to get the best quality so they can earn bit more money. This stuff is best because it is free from any contaminents like Dust or grass. It is soft and oily and very strong. Use small quantities to get the best results and don’t buy large quantities as it tends to hardened and lose magic.

    • Russ Hudson October 19, 2015 at 11:09 - Reply

      Hi Sandy; thanks for your comment. I think it’s safe to say that while the precise region is debatable, it seems that most people agree the world’s best hash comes from India, not Morocco or somewhere in the middle east. I’m definitely going to plan a trip soon. 😉 Peace -Russ

  37. sam October 14, 2015 at 19:23 - Reply

    Go to Cali, drop 70-80 dollars on a gram of Rosin and it will blow any brick hash out of the water ;] the young stoners out west are making big moves and though it is way more expensive, the hash oil being made right here in the States is the best hash in the world no doubt about it

    • Andre December 9, 2015 at 14:09 - Reply

      no its not

    • Andre December 9, 2015 at 14:12 - Reply

      no its not as its not a “true hash” in its original form. you are talking extracts made with chemicals which traditional hash certainly is not.

  38. jojo October 3, 2015 at 20:14 - Reply

    i am frm Kerala,India..and when i visited kasol on last march i smoked malana..guyzz its amzng stuff that i ever used <3 luv it

  39. Bhuvanesh August 27, 2015 at 21:44 - Reply

    I live in himachal india parvati velly in malana) produces best hash(malana cream) in world it has awsome flavour there also have hash oil.himachal has 1000’s of places where best of the best hash produces.and very easily available.
    I m just 18 and love marijuana.
    Om namah shivay

  40. Deepak July 14, 2015 at 14:54 - Reply

    Hello Brothers. I live in Kullu and Malana is like 15 miles from my place. . Believe me there is no hash as great as Malana Cream. . . And just an update, although people here are a bit protective in nature but treats tourists as Gods. . I can assure you that you’ll not find a place as peaceful and beautiful as Malana-Kasol. . Afterall the place is in the laps of the Himalayas

    • Russ Hudson July 14, 2015 at 15:18 - Reply

      Sounds amazing, Deepak! Thanks for sharing. Peace -Russ

  41. Donny May 18, 2015 at 06:36 - Reply

    Greetings Dear Russ and Friends !

    I NEED YOUR HELP PLEASE !

    My Mom who is currently in Chandigarh, India, had five failed back surgeries in USA, which have left her with a lot of back pain and insomnia. The pharmaceutical chemical pain medications have caused bleeding ulcers, intestinal metaplasia and GI tract damage, so she cannot digest food properly and it causes a lot of weakness. I would like her to try a high quality, high CBD, low THC Cannabis Oil (probably Indica strain), which will help to reduce her back pain and sleep better at night, and also it will help to heal her digestive system. It is very hot in India right now, so the product will need to be refrigerated, so it can stay fresh and not go rancid. Please let me know how you can help.

    Thank you very much,

    Donny

    donnyinternational1@yahoo.com

    • Russ Hudson May 18, 2015 at 10:26 - Reply

      Hi Donny; I’m sorry mate, but I don’t have any connections in India, and right now the only place I know of to get medical grade cannabis oil is in Barcelona, Spain, and Denver, Colorado, USA. My suggestion is to simply make the oil yourself; this is the fastest and most effective way to get your mother the medicine she needs. (If anyone subscribed to this thread has something to offer, please feel free to share.) Best of luck. Peace -Russ

  42. Amjad Khan April 5, 2015 at 08:26 - Reply

    hey russ… i lives in chandigarh .. and its the best city to stay and make the trip to malana… M cream is available here too.. but its expensive as compared in Malana…

    I’have benn to malana and know some locals… locals (most) don’t provide there best material always… try asking for more potent stuff and never buy loads from a single person… always buy small quantities from different locations..

    Contact for other tips… (inside tips)
    khan22gee@gmail@gmail.com

    • Russ Hudson April 5, 2015 at 08:37 - Reply

      Awesome, thank you! Will be in touch when I head to India. 😉 Peace -Russ

  43. Shanti March 28, 2015 at 21:19 - Reply

    And don’t ever call it Hash while you’re there. Technically, it is hash, but the purists prefer to call it charas (cha-ras)
    In Mumbai we would call the more inferior stuff “hash” (like the random dried afghan or Moroccan stuff we’d come across on dry days)

    Also, don’t use tooo much. Most people think more is better but that’s not the case at all. Use a tiny amount and see its magic, instead of loading it up with big chunks of charas and having it not burnt well (along with running out of your stash a lot sooner!)

    Oh I cannot wait to go back to Mumbai for my summer holidays and blow that Italian clay pipe with my favorite herbs in it.

    Ditch this hybrid weed for a bit! (Ps i don’t buy charas from here coz it’s not too common and the guys who have it have it at a hardcore rate)

    I’m a charas purist, I’ve paid minimal amounts for the same and will continue to do the same. These “business deals” on charas will kill me to imagine where the world has reached. So i’d rather wait to go back home and score the real stuff the right way. It’s a psychological thing, being born and brought up in shiva land, I’m sure you get th le drift.

    And if by chance, a generous local decides to part with some seasoned charas he’s got then you’re in for paradise. They usually don’t sell that stuff but hold it for years to toke it with close ones.

    Enjoy buddy!

    Boom

  44. Shanti March 28, 2015 at 21:06 - Reply

    Malana malana malana malana!

    The village is really protective about its heritage and privacy so be very courteous and super senstiive while interacting with locals.

    I’ve travelled quite a bit to the legal hot spots: Amsterdam (twice) Colorado (twice already!)

    Besides staying in Mumbai and scoring from partially legal places like barcelona, London, miami, NYC, Melbourne, Milan and even Tokyo, I now live in LA with a medical card on me.

    Malana is the most spiritual you could get. It’s creamy, earthy and sacred. Treat it with respect and and smoke it with love.

    Again, don’t be too intrusive with the locals. Things have changed there lately because of so much awareness via social media etc. it’s getting more commercial and the spiritual bit is quickly fading away.

    So even if you go, add to the good vibes and return!

    Peace

  45. Vivek March 22, 2015 at 05:45 - Reply

    Hey Russ! Brother, it seems that you’ve never been to India and never tried the Indian Malana Cream which they call it the best hash in the world. Well I wanna tell you something about Malana and why they call it the best hash in the world.
    Malana is an ancient village situated in Himachal Pradesh, India. Our lovely Mary Jane grows there naturally ( no one grows it by themselves) that’s why it is called weed.
    The quality of hash there is supreme or maybe more super than supreme (that’s why it is aka super cream).
    Brother if you ever make a trip to Malana, Kasol or Shimla (all these places are nearby) try it, you’ll find something new and different and way better than anything.
    And one more thing, how it feels to smoke it.
    It feels like a ton of cotton is tickling inside your lungs and your body has been lifted by clouds and your mind is in heaven.
    Brother, try it. It’ll cost you around $75 USD.

    • Russ Hudson March 22, 2015 at 09:25 - Reply

      Thanks, Vivek. I am getting a lot of feedback about Malana Cream and intend to make a journey there this year to see it and try it in person. Do you live in the area?

  46. tenzinyeshi March 19, 2015 at 03:48 - Reply

    Rahul hit me up your number I want try your stuff
    That manala stuff

  47. juanita March 16, 2015 at 07:16 - Reply

    You’re absolutely right. It’s all about the process and the quality of the cannabis plant. In northern India (around Malana/Kinnaur), Charas (hash) is made from hand-rubbing the resin off of a live plant. This process is what separates the charas of Malana from the rest of the world. Malana cream is of superior quality and most of it is actually exported from India to Europe (Amsterdam). I’m surprised you didn’t come across Malana cream in the cafe’s!

    • Russ Hudson March 16, 2015 at 11:27 - Reply

      Hi Juanita; surprisingly, I have never come across Malana cream before. However, it is recommended to me via this site and email more than any other strain or type of hash. The process you describe is what we in the States refer to as “Finger Hash,” and indeed it is the highest quality way of producing hash possible. I think a trip to India is in order, because this Malana Cream sounds like it may be better than the Riffman Gold. I am going to connect with my Indian buddies this spring and make a trip. Anyone that wants to join me, hit me up: russ@marijuanagames.org. Peace -Russ

  48. Adam January 24, 2015 at 14:48 - Reply

    Russ Hudson, i am morrocan and if you want the best hash in morroco, you have to travel to a city called Ketama, i will guarantee that you shall smoke the best thing in your whole life

    • Russ Hudson January 24, 2015 at 16:19 - Reply

      Cool, thanks Adam. What makes the hash in Ketama so special? I do intend to visit Morocco this year, so perhaps I will go there… Peace -Russ

  49. Ajay January 9, 2015 at 09:19 - Reply

    You must check out the malana cream

  50. riffman.superdope.gold.supplier December 23, 2014 at 00:39 - Reply

    yeah i know what this is !! superior supa good thing and as bash say Morocco is da place 2 visit if u want hash and especially northest regions and u will not believe me if i told u dat dis type of hash is the baddest in sight of local people they say its only for export but 4 me i find that it da best they call it “kharedala”

    • Russ Hudson December 23, 2014 at 11:13 - Reply

      Cool, thanks for the comment. Peace -Russ

  51. Harm December 7, 2014 at 23:05 - Reply

    The Dampkring in Amsterdam sells Riffman! Different kinds. Dont know if they have Riffman Gold though. Riffman is a kind of natural hashish, very soft and a nice high. I don’t smoke often, but when in amsterdam I almost always buy it!

  52. thanpuia November 9, 2014 at 02:06 - Reply

    Kullu manali in Himachal Pradesh has the best hash.If you ever come to India you should try the Malana Cream there.

  53. bash September 7, 2014 at 14:07 - Reply

    you should really consider visiting morocco we have a really good hash quality here

    • Russ Hudson September 7, 2014 at 15:11 - Reply

      Hi Bash; I intend to, actually. I plan to visit Morocco and report on cannabis and hash there in the second week of December. If you have any suggestions of where specifically to go, I’d be thrilled to hear them. Thanks! Peace -Russ

  54. paul July 11, 2014 at 11:12 - Reply

    Hola Russ soy de Murcia,Spain
    Te invitaría a que vinieras y probaras el que se considera el mejor hachís de España y de Europa. El Friguan.
    Si quisieras venir estás invitado a degustar tan preciado hash.
    Además también hay playa y 30 grados de sol !!

    • Russ Hudson July 11, 2014 at 12:32 - Reply

      Eso suena maravilloso y le doy las gracias por la invitación! Yo estoy en los EE.UU. en este momento la cobertura de eventos históricos de marihuana aquí, pero tan pronto como regrese a España me pondré en contacto con usted y acordar una hora para reunirse. Gracias!

  55. Ash01progressivehouse May 3, 2014 at 19:41 - Reply

    Well..till today..ive smoked manala cream, ice, kashmiri, nepali and stuff but aftr reading ua stuff..i would really lik to try riffman!!! Pls find it out..wervr possible..il book my tickets and reach the given plce nywer in the globe #damnexited!

    • Russ Hudson May 4, 2014 at 00:38 - Reply

      Unfortunately, I have never been able to find this type of hash again. But if I do, I will immediately update this review! peace -Russ

  56. rahul van April 3, 2014 at 16:52 - Reply

    russ if you r a great hash lover then come to india bro cuz heaven is here in kasol malana oil…….malana cream …malana ice..wow …kasol is a place only for hash smoker ..no rules only hash bro..
    psychedellic environment ….
    # always high….
    mail me rahulskrillex@gmail.com

  57. rahul van ingrosso April 3, 2014 at 16:46 - Reply

    russ if you want malana cream or ice or oil you can get it from kasol himachal pradesh india
    seriously malana is the worlds best hash ..try it you will love it ..
    nd can i have your mailing id russ?

    • Russ Hudson April 3, 2014 at 16:47 - Reply

      Sure, it’s russ@marijuanagames.org 😉

      • rahul van April 3, 2014 at 17:00 -

        riffman gold dude wanna try dat ..m also a great hash smoker lyk uh
        # always high

  58. toby February 13, 2014 at 16:04 - Reply

    pleasure russ…for great weed also try Voyagers which is close to the main station IMHO these guys have the best strains currently and also great fun to hang out with and the Dampkring/Tweede Kammer have been my favorites for years now great hash great weed and great staff. Riffman for the win 😉

  59. toby February 13, 2014 at 15:57 - Reply

    best place for riffman hash is the original dampkring in adam or the tweede kammer ( all the same company anyway ). As far as i know these are the only guys that have riffman hash on the menu for ages now…try the simsemilla at 15€ a gramm…i go bonkers over this stuff as its just so smooth with a good punch and nothing in the last 15 years could compete. take care

    • Russ Hudson February 13, 2014 at 15:59 - Reply

      Awesome, thanks Toby. I was back in Amsterdam just a couple of months ago and asked around for Riffman, but no one had any. I will check out the places you mention when I head back in a couple of months – I LOVE that Riffman!

  60. TONYFILLION January 27, 2014 at 20:33 - Reply

    have you ever tried jamaican red gum, can be rought on the throat but damn that the buzz compensate for it. but my go to is pakistani black (cheaper, smooth and tasty)

    • Russ Hudson January 27, 2014 at 22:00 - Reply

      Hey Tony; actually, I’ve never tried any Jamaican hash that I’m aware of. I have tried lots of Pakistani hash, and I agree with you – it’s pretty awesome. I’ve had some Afghani that was quite nice too. But this Moroccan was intense and long lasting, well worth the cough after smoking it on a daily basis.

  61. manu January 24, 2014 at 17:33 - Reply

    Bro come to India once and try the malana hash here. It is the worlds best for a reason.

    • Russ Hudson January 24, 2014 at 18:32 - Reply

      Hi Manu;

      Hmm, I’ve mostly heard that Morocco has the world’s best hash, but perhaps India does. Honestly, I think it’s more about the quality of the marijuana you make the hash with, the quality of the processes used, and the care involved in packaging and storing the product. These sort of things defy borders. But if I’m ever in India, where do you recommend I go to find this hash you speak of?

      Thanks for stopping by! -Russ

  62. xystone January 14, 2014 at 21:12 - Reply

    Well I got some good hash if ew wanna enjoy do come here in kinnaur