Cannabis Infused Cocktails Are The New, Healthy and Delicious Way To Enjoy The Benefits of Smoke-Free Cannabis
It is safe to say that those who have already enjoyed cannabis infused food would also get a buzz out of it mixed in a cocktail. With the increased interest in mindful drinking, or sober curious, opting for all-natural cannabis-infused cocktails is another route toward one’s imbibing pleasure without alcohol. It’s all about balance- Not saying no to alcohol entirely, but an effort to measure your recreation with relaxation and restoration. In addition, consuming an herb-infused beverage also provides another smoke -free option for those to enjoy the benefits of cannabis without inhaling.
Currently, there are 36 states and Washington, DC that have enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana, and in some for recreational use. Cannabis, and its cousinly plant, CBD is found to have several positive bodily effects, including pain relief, reduction of anxiety, depression, and the alleviation of cancer-related symptoms. We have rounded up some delicious ways to indulge in cannabis infused cocktails this season. Some involving THC, and some involving CBD, or hemp-based botanicals. Whether you are hosting an intimate cannabis dinner party, or plan on sipping while playing a board game, remember to take it slow- It is still a controlled substance, so spread out your intake over time. Cheers!
Strawberry Hibiscus Lemonade
- 0.5oz The Good Stuff Cannabis Infused Strawberry Hibiscus Lemonade (1/2 ounce = 7.5mg of THC)
- 1 oz lemon juice
- 5 oz soda water or ginger ale to taste
- 1.5 oz Hibiscus agave simple syrup
Muddle fruit in a cocktail shaker for 30 seconds to release the flavors. Next, pour liquid contents into the shaker and add ice. Shake drink for about 15 seconds. Then, use a strainer to pour over ice and top with soda water or ginger ale. Garnish with strawberries.
Honey Rosemary Lemonade
- . 5 oz The Good Stuff Cannabis Infused Lemonade with Honey
- 1 oz Lemon Juice
- 5 oz Rosemary Honey Syrup
- 5 oz soda water or ginger beer
Pour the good stuff, lemon juice, and rosemary syrup into a cocktail shaker and add ice. Now, shake drink for about 15 seconds. Next, use strainer to pour over ice and garnish with slice of lemon or rosemary sprig.
Fresh Optimist Botanicals
An abundantly herbaceous take on a classic Moscow Mule
- 1 oz Optimist Fresh
- ½ oz lime juice
- 4 oz ginger beer
Combine Optimist Fresh and ginger beer in a copper mug or highball glass filled with ice. Then, add lime juice. Stir gently and garnish with a lime slice.