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THC & CBD Cannabis-Infused Mocktails

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Cannabis-infused beverages are becoming a popular segment in the market, and for good reason! They are a fun, refreshing way to enjoy cannabis by yourself or socially. But did you know you can actually make THC and CBD mocktails? We’re going to tell you everything you need to know, including:

  • What are Cannabis Mocktails? 
  • How Do You Add Cannabis to a Beverage?
  • Three THC & CBD Mocktails 

 

What Are Cannabis Mocktails?

Cannabis mocktails are exactly what they sound like—non-alcoholic drinks that contain cannabinoids (typically THC or CBD). These beverages are a type of edible and can be purchased at a licensed dispensary, or, with the right marijuana product, can be made in the comfort of your home. 

Cannabis beverages are growing in popularity as people look for new ways to enjoy their cannabis. There are many reasons for this, so be sure to check out our guide to learn more about them! 
 

How Do You Add Cannabis to a Beverage?

Adding cannabis to beverages used to be a challenge, resulting in a chunky, odd-tasting liquid. With the advent of THC and CBD tinctures, it’s much easier to incorporate marijuana into your non-alcoholic cocktails. It also provides a way for people to enjoy a “cocktail” during social events without needing to drink alcohol.

So how do you add cannabis to a beverage? Well, there are a couple ways. The easiest is to pick up a flavorless THC tincture and add a couple drops to your favorite drink. You can also steep your cannabis flower (with a couple other steps) to make cannabis tea. While we love tea during the colder months, the warm nights of summer call for more refreshing options to sip. 
 

Can You Buy Cannabis-Infused Alcohol?

No, this is not permitted in the United States. Cannabis is still federally recognized as a controlled substance in the Controlled Substances Act. This Act states that all parts of Cannabis sativa are considered marijuana. Furthermore, we do not recommend mixing the two! 
 

Make These Cannabis Mocktail Recipes At Home

We’re always looking for ways to incorporate our favorite THC and CBD tinctures into drinks, and mocktails are the perfect for this. Pick your favorite beverage and add your tincture, or try one of our cannabis drink recipes. We promise, your taste buds won’t regret it. 

(Note: If you prefer CBD and are wondering how to make CBD-infused drinks, each of these recipes will work with CBD and make the perfect CBD mocktails.)
 

Verilife’s Cannabis Mock-mosas 

This mock-mosa is proof that orange juice can stand on its own as a main ingredient. Add a splash of soda, a drop or two of your favorite THC or CBD tincture, and a garnish, and you’ve got the perfect morning, afternoon, or evening sip. 

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 cup

Ingredients:
½ cup club soda
½ cup orange juice 
THC or CBD tincture
Thyme sprigs or orange slices to garnish 

Step 1: Fill a glass flute with club soda and orange juice.
Step 2: Add the desired number of CBD or THC tincture drops to the glass.
Step 3: Garnish with thyme sprigs.
 

Verilife’s Blueberry Peach Cannabis Smoothie

What’s not to love about a delicious smoothie? Some people enjoy them after a workout, after dinner, or as a meal replacement. If you typically add protein to your smoothie, don’t be shy with this recipe. It’s just as delicious with your favorite similarly-flavored supplement.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 1 smoothie

Equipment:
Blender

Ingredients:
1 cup frozen peach slices
½ cup fresh blueberries
½ cup vanilla yogurt
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon THC or CBD tincture
⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Step 1: Add the frozen peaches, fresh blueberries, yogurt, honey, tincture, and cinnamon to a blender.
Step 2: Blend on high for 1 minute until completely smooth.
 

Verilife’s Canna-cucumber Mint Refresher

Fans of mint juleps and cucumber gimlis will love this refreshing mocktail with a THC or CBD twist. Best of all, no equipment is needed!

Ingredients:
1 cup soda water
½ cucumber
Sprigs of mint
THC or CBD tincture

Step 1: Cut the cucumber into slices and place it at the bottom of the glass.
Step 2: Add sprigs of mint to the cucumber in the glass and muddle with a spoon.
Step 3: Add THC or CBD tincture to the glass, on top of the cucumber and mint.
Step 4: Fill the glass with ice and pour the soda water on top.
 

Enjoying Marijuana Drinks

Marijuana drinks and cannabis mocktails are a fun, unique way to enjoy cannabis, whether you’re at home winding down for the day or serving them at a social event. Get the cannabis ingredients you need at your favorite local dispensary

 



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