Let’s face it, in the world of weed, bongs are icons. From teen comedies to modern dispensaries, bongs are one of the most recognizable and legendary ways to consume your favorite herb. Bongs have a long history — the first water piper was used in China during the Ming Dynasty in the 16th century — and over the centuries since, hundreds of variations have been introduced and the basic shape has been refined, and some might even say perfected, Here, we’re curated a list of our favorite six, really just the best bongs on the market.
Grav® 8” UFO Shaped Wide Base Beaker Bong - $99.99
GRAV is a long-time fixture of the bong market. They pride themselves on keeping up with the changing trends of the bong market and are always on the cutting edge. The wide-based water pipe is an update of GRAV’s classic beaker bong. It has a wide and broad base which offers a deeper water reservoir for increased cooling and a lot of stability. It also features a wide fission percolator which helps further cool your hits.
- Broad, stable base
- Fission percolator
- It can be a bit unwieldy for inexperienced users.
Snoop Dogg Pounds 13.5″ Mothership Water Pipe - $259.99
This gigantic water pipe is brought to you by none other than Snoop Dogg. It’s safe to say that Snoop knows what he’s talking about when it comes to cannabis, and you can rest assured that this bong won’t let you down. The Mothership is truly worthy of its name, towering at a shocking 13” tall, this is a device worthy of any cannabis connoisseur's collection. The huge hits you can enjoy from this bong will be perfectly cooled by its fantastic percolators which allow more of the inhaled smoke to be effectively chilled.
- Two different percolators cool each hit
- Classic straight tube shape
- High-quality glass
- Some may find it to be too large for their needs
Eyce Indestructible 13” Silicone Beaker Bong - $69.69
Eyce is famous for its innovative approach to water pipes. They find that glass is a little too fragile, so they instead use high-quality, food-safe silicone. Their products are durable, perform well, and offer fantastic cooling. The Eyce beaker is a silicone bong with a huge range of hidden features. It features a large hidden container, fold-away rolling tray, a magnetic lighter holder and internal ice notches. Don’t let the silicone construction put you off, the bowl and downstem are made from high-quality borosilicate glass.
- Hidden container
- Hidden rolling tray
- Magnetic lighter holder
- Ice notches
- Non-transparent silicone
- Can be tricky to clean
Ehle Icebong bended 500ml 14.5mm Red - $70.00
EHLE is an affordable and high-quality bong that is perfect for semi-frequent users. The EHLE bongs offer high-level of smoking pleasure and great aesthetics, all at an affordable cost. This is an ice bong, which means that it has specially-shaped notches that are designed to catch ice cubes dropped into the mouthpiece. When you take a hit, it’s pulled through the reservoir and then across the ice, leading to superior cooling and a cool, refreshing mouthfeel.
- Ice notches offer superior cooling
- Ergonomic shape for easier hits.
- May not have all the features a veteran bong fan looks for
ROOR® SANDBLASTED BEAKER 5MM FLORAL - $784
Roor are considered among the finest bong makers in the world. They pride themselves on their premium, hand-blown glass bongs. These pieces are for true aficionados and are built to impress. The Roor beaker bong has been carefully and scientifically constructed to make it a joy to use. It offers more diffusion and cooling per hit, allowing you to enjoy more smoke when you draw from it. This bong features a beautiful sandblasted floral design that nearly makes it a piece of art rather than a way to consume cannabis.
- Striking and beautiful floral design
- Broad beaker base for more stability
- A larger water reservoir
- It is a large bong, not for anyone who desires discretion
- It is a premium bong with a premium price