In the modern drinks market, there’s seemingly endless innovation around what you can put in a glass. From chili-infused vodka and ginger beer to coconut water and kombucha cocktails, more and more consumers are drinking what was once considered ‘alternative’ beverages. Cannabis is no exception; in recent years, consumers have been increasingly curious about cannabis infused drinks — both non-alcoholic and alcoholic alike.
This article will explain everything you need to know about cannabis infused drinks, from the different types of infused drinks to how you can make your own at home.
What Are The Benefits of Cannabis Infused Drinks?
A cannabis beverage can be a great option for people who want to experience the benefits of cannabinoids. But aren’t wanting to smoke, vape or eat edibles. By the same token, it can also be a great option for people who do consume edibles or other cannabis products but don’t want to get “too high” from a certain beverage. Who are these people?
Some consumers prefer drinkable cannabis products because they’re discreet and easy to consume in public settings. Others find drinkable cannabis products easier to regulate their dosage compared to edibles, which can be tricky to “control” because of their delayed effects.
For these reasons, a cannabis beverage can be a good choice for first-time users. People concerned about overdoing it or anyone who wants to experiment with cannabinoids without taking too big of a risk.
How to Make Cannabinoid Drinks
Making a cannabis infused beverage is easy, although the process will vary depending on which type of drink you’re making. A cannabis infused drink can be made using any of the following ingredients:
– Cannabis flower – Extracted cannabis oil – Decarboxylated cannabis powder Depending on which ingredients you use, you will then need to infuse your cannabis into the desired liquid.
Decarboxylated cannabis powder: Decarboxylated cannabis powder is a dried and ground version of cannabis flower that has already been heated.
For this method, you would simply stir the cannabis powder into your desired liquid for about 15 minutes before straining out the plant matter.
Cannabis flower: For a traditional cannabinoid drink, you would simply add ground cannabis flower to the liquid of your choice and let the mixture sit for at least 24 hours before straining the plant matter out.
Cannabis oil: For an oil-based beverage, you would place your desired liquid and cannabis oil inside a sealed mason jar, shake the jar a few times to mix everything and let the mixture sit for at least 24 hours before straining out the plant matter.
Where to Buy Cannabinoid Infused Drink Mixes
Cannabis infused drinks are quite rare in the beverage market, but the options are slowly growing as consumers become more knowledgeable about the potential benefits of cannabinoids.
If you want to try a premade cannabinoid drink, your best bet is to look online, we offer a selection of drinks like tea, syrups, and even cocoa These drink mixes are available for purchase in areas with robust cannabis industries.
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How to Make Your Own Cannabis Infused Drinks
If you want to make your cannabinoid drinks from scratch. You can use almost any liquid as the base of your beverage, provided you add the cannabis extract first. By the same token, you can add the desired amount of cannabis extract to almost any drink; the only limit is your imagination.
Depending on the ingredients you use. You can make cannabinoid drinks that taste like coffee, tea, lemonade, sparkling water, cocktails, etc. Cannabis infused drinks also make great bases for cocktails, mocktails and other cannabis infused beverages. This can be especially helpful if you’re trying to make something in a large batch. You can also use cannabis infused beverage bases as ingredients in other recipes, like baked goods, soups, sauces and more.
Cannabis infused beverages are a great way to experience the benefits of cannabinoids in a new and interesting way. Whether you’re looking to enjoy the effects of cannabis without smoking or eating edibles. Or you simply want a new way to get your daily cannabinoids, drinking cannabinoids is an excellent option.