Are you feeling thirsty? Edibles are so last year; cannabis drinkables are quickly becoming the desired method to get high and hydrated at the same time.
What are you waiting for? Gather your favorite strain and a few common ingredients to whip up a batch of your very own green juice.
No doubt, making cannabis drinks can be confusing and intimidating. Mellow out bud; this piece is all you need to make any weed beverage you can imagine.
Keep reading to discover different infusions to suit your taste buds and other desired health benefits. Let’s begin.
Cannabis drinks are all about the base
To make cannabis-infused drinks, you must acquire the perfect base. This is the foundation of any infusion and determines the effects that you’ll experience.
Here are three versatile bases and how to make them.
Coconut oil base
- 1 cup of coconut oil
- 1 cup of ground weed
- Using the double boiler technique, simmer the weed and oil for 6- 8 hours (depending on the desired potency)
- Watch carefully to ensure it doesn’t burn or overheat. Stir occasionally.
- Strain it with a cheesecloth and allow it to cool.
- Ta-da! A healthy carrier to make any drink as potent as smoking a blunt.
- 0.5-1.0 grams of weed for every quart of milk
- High-fat content milk, e.g., whole milk or vegan options such as soy or almond milk
- Bring weed and milk to a boil in a pot.
- Once it boils, let it simmer for two to three hours, stirring occasionally.
- Strain with cheesecloth. Allow it to cool.
- Now you have a versatile base for any delicious creamy drink.
- ⅛ ounce bag for every 750 milliliters of alcoholic beverage.
- N.B. Extremely flammable, so avoid gas burners and work in a well-ventilated space.
- Decarb the weed in the oven.
- Using the double boiler method, ensure the mixture doesn’t exceed 170°F.
- Stir for three hours.
- Strain with a cheesecloth and allow it to cool.
- This is the perfect base for any alcoholic beverage.
Now that you have your drink foundation sorted let’s look at the strains that make the best weed drinks.
Six best strains for infused cannabis drinks
When making cannabis drinks, choosing the appropriate strain is key to becoming a master budtender.
Grab your pen and notepad as we break down the top strains and the most delectable weed drinks recipes.
The name Green Crack was coined by the OG of weed, Snoop Dogg, thanks to its unbelievable energizing effects. This delicious hybrid has a THC content of around 17%.
The Green Crack strain is like the life coach of weed. You’ll experience a rush of happiness and motivation to conquer the day.
The strain’s mouth-watering aroma is thanks to the dominant terpenes; myrcene, beta-caryophyllene, and alpha-pinene.
The sharp fruity flavors dance on your tongue, creating swirls of citrusy goodness and hints of earthiness.
Green Crack works well with day-time cannabis drinks.
Green Crack is the perfect wake ‘n bake bud, and what’s better than waking up to a steaming cup of coffee.
There’s no set recipe for this one—Just make your cuppa the way you usually would, and pour in your cannabis milk base.
The American University of Ohio found that coffee contains a chemical that mimics the euphoric effects of weed. So mixing coffee with weed triggers a response that doubles the energetic feeling.
Canna-coffee is one of the best weed energy drinks.
Calling all health freaks! The Durban Poison strain will help you stay on track with your diet goals. Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCv) is a rare compound found in this strain shown to reduce some appetite.
A terpene trinity of terpinolene, myrcene, and ocimene will dazzle your tastebuds with their sweet, spicy, and earthy notes. The aromatics do good with most cannabis drinks.
This landrace sativa eases your mind, relaxes your muscles and guides you into a sensational buzz.
Green juice is all the hype in the health world. It’s known to reduce inflammation, aid in weight loss, boost immunity, and so much more.
Why not add more green to your green juice? Here’s a simple recipe:
- Durban Poison coconut oil base
Blend it all together or juice it to get one of the best weed cleansing drinks.
In life, you must pick your poison, and Durban Poison is always a good choice.
This tart strain will tingle your taste buds and invigorate your senses. The Strawberry Kush strain is a perfect blend of OG Kush and Strawberry cough with a THC content of 21%.
Its harmonious high will wash away your worries while energizing you.
The name doesn’t lie because Strawberry Kush tastes like freshly picked strawberries. The dominant terpenes are caryophyllene, terpinolene, and limonene. These create a musky fruity flavor with distinct strawberry aromatics.
Strawberry Kush Daiquiri
Get the best of both worlds with the fruitiest of cannabis drinks. The Strawberry Kush daiquiri is the ultimate happy hour companion.
- 2 cups of frozen strawberries
- ½ cup of fresh strawberries
- 5 ounces of simple syrup
- Juice of ½ lime
- 4 ounces of Strawberry Kush cannabis alcohol base (rum is a great choice)
- Blend all ingredients together
- Pour into frosted glasses and garnish with fresh strawberries or lime
Clear your mind and make the most of your next yoga session with the Kali Mist strain. This spicy sativa gets your creative juices flowing and is perfect for a busy day at work. Those who love weed and energy drinks will enjoy this cerebral buzz.
The strain’s dominant terpene myrcene gives a unique pine and herby scent perfect in all kinds of cannabis drinks. If you’re looking for a pick-me-up or artistic inspiration, the 16% THC content gives you just the push you need.
Release your inner Da Vinci and let your imagination run free.
Tea has always been the drink of choice for artists. Its hydrating, refreshing, and aesthetically pleasing.
Choose a tea type that boosts brain function, such as Green tea or Rhodiola tea. Add your sweetener of choice and cannabis milk base. Sip away all your stress and anxiety.
Do you have a sweet tooth? Boy, have we got just the thing for you. The Grape Ape strain will have you feeling like a kid in a candy store. Its juicy fruity fragrance leaves your mouth watering and your mind wandering to your happy place.
This pure indica is not recommended for use in cannabis energy drinks, so don’t take it if you’re running a marathon or even just running errands. If you’re having a day off, just you, Netflix, and pizza—Grape Ape is your guy!
Fair warning: the munchies are strong with this one, so get extra toppings.
Grape Ape soda float
While this is a slightly complex weed drinks recipe, it’s worth the effort and pairs well with any meal.
- Ice-cream (any flavor you like)
- Grape soda
- One teaspoon of cannabis coconut oil base
- Whisk infused coconut oil into a scoop of ice cream
- Leave in the freezer to chill for 10 minutes
- Place the special scoop over a glass of grape soda
- (Optional) Garnish with sprinkles or popping candy
Nothing feels comfier than a sip of hot chocolate. The Mochalope weed strain is hot chocolate in cannabis form. It adds an elegant touch to cannabis drinks and is the perfect bedtime treat. Climbing up to a mind-boggling 24% THC level, this indica will have you higher than rapunzel.
The couch-lock is intense but as relaxing as being locked into a tranquil spa. Mochalope will numb you from head to toe. It’ll relinquish your pain and silence all worries.
The strain’s terpene profile is a flavorful mixture of pinene, humulene, and terpineol. Aromas of coffee and hot chocolate dance through the air and sing you to sleep.
If you want the delicious fragrance of coffee plus the inviting scent of chocolate, we’ve got the drink for you.
- Hot chocolate powder
- 4–8 tablespoons of canna milk
- Milk of your choice
- Brown sugar
Heat ingredients together and top with marshmallows for extra comfiness. Sweet dreams!
Sip your stress away with cannabis drinks
Marijuana drinks are a delicious and refreshing way to consume your favorite buds. There’s a drink for every occasion, from breakfast to happy hour to bedtime.
We’ve covered the best strains and revealed how to make weed drinks that complement their flavor profiles and effects.
Now all you have to do is shop our selection of top-shelf cannabis seeds. Grow your weed seeds so you can make cannabis drinks to your heart’s content. Make sure you buy the best weed seed strains for infused beverages.