Extraction

Extraction Product Review: CEID Labs

Casey Walsh
Written by Casey Walsh

We had the opportunity to sample Blackjack Shatter from CEID Labs and discovered what the fuss is all about.

CEID Labs, pronounced ‘seed’, is a San Diego cannabis company that was started by a couple of friends. Shane and Chad broke into the industry as a delivery service. They quickly realized their hearts were in the process of extraction. Their studies into the process of extraction took them so far that Shane decided to get a degree in chemistry. These two friends have a goal to make amazing oil, as they’d call it: “the highest quality funk-skank, through research and science”. CEID prides themselves in being a company that dabbers can trust.

I believe CEID will do very well as the recreational market slowly develops in their county. Chad and his business partner attended the Emerald Conference in February where we had a chance to catch up with them. After meeting with them I had the opportunity to sample their Blackjack shatter. The first thing that I noticed was the vibrant golden color of the extraction. Second glances highlight both the clarity and stability displayed in the CEID shatter. It has a pleasantly sweet aroma paired with a pungent, earthy odor that broke out of the parchment paper as soon as I opened it.

The first sliver I broke off the 0.5 gram shatter coin made a snapping sound. This is just the sound that we all want in our cured and dried shatters. When dabbing this onto a properly heated quartz banger accompanied by a carb cap I was pleasantly surprised by the mouth full of delectably dry grapes. The flavor was like taking a sip of Cabernet or a Shiraz. This instantly gave me dry mouth and found myself deeply indulged in a game of Overwatch on PS4. All my senses were heightened and my concentration didn’t move until I had to come up to get some water in hopes of quenching that epic thirst.


Big Ups to the extraction team at CEID Labs, and I wish them the best moving forward. Their extractions are impressive and stable, literally everything I look for in a quality shatter.

About the author

Casey Walsh

Casey Walsh

I was born in San Mateo, California but grew up in Portland, Oregon. I have always had a passion for cannabis and its capabilities to heal and help reduce anxiety. I moved to LA when I was in my mid 20s and worked in television production but my passion was still in cannabis. I soon returned to Portland hoping to get back in touch with my roots and cannabis connections, it was then that I started Miyagi Extracts in Portland Oregon. It was a 3 man underground cannabis oil manufacture who worked out of our garage in Hillsboro OR. Eventually I moved on to work for another anonymous concentrate company in SE Portland. I have processed using Hydro Carbon Closed Loop Extraction, Short Path Molecular Distillation and Whipped Film Separation of Terpenes and Cannabinoids. My experience also extends to Flash On/Flash Off Chromatography. I now work as an account executive for Terpenes and Testing.

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