Does "popcorn smell/taste" indicate full extraction?

Babylon Drifter

Black Taoist
I have noticed Indica tends to be lighter in color when it is done and tastes like popcorn. Sativa tends to last until its much darker before becoming popcorn tasting. When milking a bottle the vapor tends to vanish when the popcorn flavor arrives.
 
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710yota

Have you heard about the boom on Mizar 5?
I find depending on the bud that texture can be another indicator. Fully extracted herb doesn't stick together as much and falls out of your bowl or whatever easier and is more crumbly.
 

Vaporware

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Yeah, losing the stickiness is a better indicator to me.

Not all vaporizers/temp settings/etc. produce that flavor and some will do it even before the load is completely done. If I try to dump it and some holds onto the bowl though, I can still get some extra vapor out of that before it stops holding on falls out too.

Still, in many cases the burnt popcorn smell/flavor are a good indication that it’s at least done enough for me to dump it, so I don’t think we should ignore it as one way to judge what’s left in a bowl.
 
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