Would you believe it if we tell you that CBD, or cannabidiol, isn’t only making headlines again in wellness products but is now even popping up on cafe menus? You’ve heard it right – these days, you can find refreshments infused with CBD North in pubs, hotels, and restaurants where cannabis is legal.
So, if you’re looking for a new way to elevate the experience you get from every sip of your drink, whether you’re out with your friends or just chilling at home, you’d surely love CBD Cocktails. Simply mix it with the rest of the ingredients, and volià, you’ll find yourself feeling more calm and balanced.
What Are CBD Cocktails?
A cocktail drink is any mixed drink that can be both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Depending on your preferred flavor, you can any other ingredients to it, like juices and lemons, syrups, coffee, or just anything.
In themselves, cocktails are already a favorite among drinkers, how much more so if you make it a CBD cocktail?
As the name suggests, the highlight ingredient of CBD cocktails is cannabidiol – the active component in cannabis known for its low THC level content, so it doesn’t induce any hallucinating effects.
CBD Cocktail Recipes to Help You Unwind
While you can find a wide variety of CBD drinks on the market today, such as energy drinks or cold-brew coffee, nothing still beats making your own cocktail mix. Whether you like it strong or bitter, or sweet and fruity, you’ve got the final say of how you’d like your CBD cocktail drink to turn out.
Here are some fun CBD-infused cocktail recipes to try:
CBD Espresso Martini
To all coffee lovers out there, cool your caffeine with this recipe. It uses freshly brewed espresso, added with a drop of CBD oil, to create that classy drink with a frothy top layer.
- 1 drop of pure CBD oil
- 1 oz cold espresso
- ½ oz vodka or gin
- 1 oz coffee liquor
- ¼ oz syrup
- In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, coffee liqueur, simple syrup, and espresso.
- Put in ice and shake for a few seconds.
- Sift into a cold martini glass.
- Add pure CBD oil to the top.
CBD Mellow Margarita
Spice up your favorite citrusy margarita cocktail drink with CBD and create a flavor you have never tasted before.
- 2 oz. tequila of your choice
- 1 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1 lime wedge
- 1 1/2 ounces triple sec
- 1 to 1 1/2 ounces of lime juice
- 1 dropper of CBD oil (either full spectrum or pure)
- 1/4 cup kosher salt or coarse sea salt
- In a small, shallow dish, sprinkle some salt.
- Coat the glass’s rim with salt and a lime wedge.
- In a glass, combine tequila, triple sec, and lime juice.
- Add ice.
- Add a drop of CBD oil.
There’s guaranteed to be something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds, especially now that you can add CBD oil to your favorite drinks. Whether you’re going through a particularly stressful time or wants to break free from anxiety, CBD cocktails could just be what you need!