“I want Lola’s to be the place to go if you want something that makes you stand out from the crowd and feel fierce,” Lyons said. “It’s an experience store that gives you the feeling of something tangible.”
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"I made a couple of prototypes with taps from MGD and Wachusett when I was figuring out the design. The one that I used when I finally had a fully working umbrella design was a tap from Goose Island."
"Transparency is needed in order for the buyers to know exactly what he is buying and the origins of the product and where is was produced. For example, a buyer might want CBD extracted from organic farms in Canada and not CBD extracted in farms in South America."
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“When we make decisions for Create,” says DiBiccari, “every decision goes through the same filter and we ask ourselves, Does this help develop a larger platform for artists?"
At first sip, Flower Power has a rather complex and robust flavor with a smooth finish, something like fresh coconut oil. It’s from a Jamaican blue mountain-style bean, with a dark, dark brown color resembling a cocoa bean.
It can take some head-shop hopping to find just the right one with a bowl that’s not too deep, a stem that isn’t too thin to clear with a paperclip, and a girth that doesn’t crowd your lips or keep your one-hitter from sliding in your dugout.
I’ve had other CBD roasts, and as a pot- and coffee-head I get the feel for the concept. The offering from Green Roads, which is based in Florida and distributes around the country, has a nice aroma with strong earthy notes.
"We’re also interested in people graduating out into bigger spaces because they are very small. We’re not interested in kicking people out. We kind of did what people wanted."