CBD Cocktails

CBD Cocktails

What’s better than tasteful, refreshing, fun cocktails? 

CBD cocktails are the correct answer! These colorful, delicious combinations of flavors in cocktails are now more enjoyable with CBD oils. 

Living in this time is exciting for CBD enthusiasts who now witness the rise of CBD cocktails. These new trendy drinks offer so much fun, enjoyment, and relaxation, whether after a long day, a week, or at your friend’s house party. 

If you still haven’t tried CBD cocktails, you probably have countless questions in mind, whether what benefits they offer, how to choose the right one, or how to make CBD cocktails at home. In this article, we’ve collected all information for you to get started on CBD cocktails and confidently include them on your drink menu.

Why CBD Cocktails?

There are various reasons behind the rising popularity of CBD cocktails, with the primary ones being the following:

CBD is Relaxing

People love cocktails for many reasons, including their relaxing nature. However, alcohol in cocktails is depressant, and while it can induce a sense of relaxation in the short term, its effects wear off soon. According to research for those with anxiety, alcohol can make things worse -increase nervousness and induce sadness.

The good news is that CBD can relax you without causing side effects linked to alcohol. Research suggests that CBD can potentially aid generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and more when administered acutely. Besides, CBD consumers have already reported relaxation from oral CBD products in the 2021 U.S. CBD Consumer report. If CBD works the same way for you, adding CBD to your cocktail also means an extra layer of relaxation and is an easy way to destress.

CBD is legal

Unlike its famous cousin (THC), CBD is federally legal, and infusing your drinks with CBD will not get you into trouble. CBD’s legal status also resulted in a wide variety of available products you can choose from to use in your recipes. 

CBD is non-addictive

Unlike alcohol, CBD doesn’t cause dependency. On top of that, studies indicate CBD’s potential to treat substance addictions like opioid and cocaine dependency.

CBD can supply your endocannabinoid system

Another great reason to indulge in CBD drinks is their ability to supply your endocannabinoid system (ECS). Due to its similarity to cannabinoids produced within the human body, CBD can interact with ECS receptors. ECS is a recently discovered system in the human body and is thought to play a vital role in many crucial bodily processes.

How to make CBD Cocktails?

The best thing about CBD cocktails is that they are super simple to make. With CBD being legal for several years now, the CBD market is the largest it has ever been and offers various options for consumers of all kinds of preferences. 

Buying quality CBD oil is the first and the most crucial step in getting started with CBD cocktails. Here are the aspects to keep in mind when shopping for CBD oil.

  • Choose CBD from a reputable CBD brand
  • Buy CBD online, where you can check information about the product
  • Learn about CBD’s origin and ensure it comes from U.S.-grown hemp
  • Buy CBD oral drops as they are easy to dose and add to your drinks
  • Shop for broad-spectrum CBD with no THC
  • Buy only those CBD products that have been third-party lab tested and are guaranteed in quality and safety through lab reports

CBD Cocktail Recipes

Below we have selected three best recipes for you to get started with CBD cocktails with only a few ingredients.

CBD Sunrise

CBD sunrise is a delicious CBD cocktail, similar to the famous Tequila Sunrise but with CBD oil. Here are the ingredients you’ll need

  • 5 drops of premium CBD oil (preferably unflavored)
  • ¼ cup tequila
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice (you can also use a store-bought one)
  • 2 tbsp grenadine
  • Orange slices or orange peel
  • Ice cubes

Start by pouring orange juice and CBD oil into a cocktail shaker and shake for at least 20 seconds. 

Place ice cubes in a highball glass and pour tequila. Add CBD-infused orange juice and stir until chilled. Now using a spoon, add grenadine to the drink allowing it to sink to the bottom. Garnish with orange slices and/or orange peels, and enjoy. 

CBD Cuba Libre

Libre yourself with CBD Cuba Libre – a refreshing, easy-to-make CBD cocktail with only a few ingredients. Here is all you need:

  • 5 drops of premium CBD oil  (or more based on your dosage)
  • A small can of coca-cola
  • 1 ounce of rum like Bacardi
  • Ice cubes

Place ice cubes in a highball glass, pour in coca-cola and rum, and add CBD oil. Stir until chilled, and add lime wedges to garnish.

CBD Cosmopolitan

Those who love experimenting with vodka will surely enjoy a CBD-infused cosmopolitan – a flavor-rich relaxing cocktail. You’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 5 drops of premium CBD oil (or more based on your dosage)
  • ¼ cup vodka
  • ½ cranberry juice
  • 1 tbsp Triple Sec
  • 3 spoons of freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Orange peels for garnish

Fill a shaker with lime juice and CBD oil and shake for 20 seconds. Add ice cubes, vodka, Triple Sec, and cranberry juice. Shake for another 30 seconds and pour into martini glasses. Garnish with orange peels, and enjoy.

In Conclusion:

CBD brings an extra layer of fun, comfort, and relaxation to your delicious drinks, and making CBD cocktails is easy and fun. All you need is a premium CBD product in your hands. We hope the CBD cocktail recipes above will transform your day or celebration into a relaxing and joyful experience.

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