Malawi Gold From Lake Malawi in Southern Africa. This established Sativa strain tends to grow tall with many branches and produces a significant amount of buds. With resin that is noticeable to the naked eye, Malawi Gold has a very sticky texture. The smell of this strain is very sweet, with a pleasing taste of pineapple and almond. The experience with Malawi Gold is long-lasting and will have the patient thinking very clearly.