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    How to Make CBD Cocktails

    How to Make CBD Cocktails

    One of the most fun ways of enjoying CBD that is emerging and quickly becoming a favourite in the CBD community, are CBD cocktails. This is not the first time that users have added CBD to a delicious drink or food, but it definitely is an exciting and fun new way to enjoy CBD. Even bars and restaurants are hopping on the ‘CBD cocktail bandwagon’, and customers are simply falling in love with the delicious variety of drinks they offer.

    The good news is, however, that you do not have to go to a bar to enjoy a delicious CBD cocktail, and can easily ‘whip one up’ in the comfort of your own home! With a few key ingredients, you will be able to create your own impressive CBD cocktails and enjoy them whenever you get a craving.

    Making CBD Cocktails is Easy!

    Making CBD cocktails is actually not as complicated as it may seem. Adding CBD to foods and drinks is actually extremely simple, and after you do it a couple of times, you'll become a real CBD cocktail expert.

    So yes, making CBD cocktails is simple, BUT it is not as easy as just adding vodka to a couple drops of CBD oil. To have a delicious CBD cocktail, it is important to mix the right ingredients and bring together a handful of delicious flavours and tastes to make the perfect CBD cocktails. If you have the right ingredients however, you can definitely have a fun and easy time making some jaw-dropping CBD cocktails.

    You’re Gonna Need One Magical Ingredient


    Depending on the recipe, you're going to need a handful of unique ingredients, however, you are obviously going to need some CBD.

    There are three types of CBD product that you can use in CBD cocktails, and these include CBD oil, CBD tinctures, and water soluble CBD. These three types of CBD products are recommended for CBD cocktails due to the fact that they will mix more efficiently with the alcohol itself, and also mix beautifully with other ingredients added.

    Before you choose one of these CBD products to use in your cocktails, it is important to take into consideration that not all are exactly the same. CBD oil for example, due to the fact that it is oil-based, will most probably float at the top of the drink and not mix completely in with the alcohol. CBD tinctures, on the other hand, are alcohol-based, meaning that they will mix perfectly with any alcohol added to the cocktail. Water-soluble CBD products will also mix beautifully with the alcohol, due to the fact that they are made to mix easily with liquids.

    So, if you would like to impress your friends with a CBD drink that has actual CBD oil floating beautifully at the top of your cocktail, use CBD oil. If you would like the CBD to mix in completely with the cocktail instead, use either CBD tincture or water-soluble CBD instead, and you will have beautifully mixed CBD cocktails.

    5 Easy CBD Cocktail Recipes for Beginners

    Now onto the best part, the drinks! To be honest, I had a wonderful time trying out these CBD cocktail recipes and found that even as a cocktail beginner (I usually stick to my Gin and Tonics) and I have never added CBD to drinks, I had a very easy time making them. So, if you're a beginner like myself and you feel a little overwhelmed as to how to get started with CBD cocktails, fear not! These cocktails are as easy as they are delicious.

    CBD Mezcal Margarita

    CBD Margarita

      What you're Gonna Need:

      • 1oz Mezcal
      • 1oz Aquavit
      • 3/4oz Agave Syrup
      • 3/4oz Lime Juice
      • 1 oz Green Juice
      • Salt to rim the glass
      • CBD Tinctures

      How to Make It:

      In this thirst-quenching recipe, you'll receive not only the delicious flavours of the CBD mixed in with some key ingredients, but also get the energy punch from the green juice added into this healthy drink. With only a small handful of ingredients, you'll be on your way to enjoying the most delicious and healthy Margarita you have ever tried.

      First rim the cocktail glass with salt. Then combine 1-ounce aquavit, 1-ounce Mezcal, ¾ ounce agave syrup, ¾ ounce lime juice, 1 ounce green juice, and 3 to 5 drops of your CBD tinctures into a shaker with ice. Thoroughly shake your ingredients, and then fine strain it into your salt-rimmed glass with a large ice cube to keep it cool. For fun, top it with an edible flower or your favourite greens.

      CBD Michelada

      CBD Michelada

        What you're Gonna Need:

        • Beer (Preferably a Lager)
        • 4 oz Tomato Juice
        • 1/2 tbsp Lime Juice
        • Dash of Teriyaki Sauce
        • Dash of Soy Sauce
        • Dash of Worcestershire Sauce
        • Water-Soluble CBD
        • Salt to rim the glass

        How to Make It:

        If you enjoy spicy foods, salty cocktails, or Mexican food, you have most probably tried a michelada before. Micheladas are some of the most popular cocktails in Mexico and are famous for being a little spicy, delicious and for going perfectly with tacos. If you would like to impress your friends, or simply enjoy a spicier CBD cocktail, a CBD michelada is perfect for you.

        First rim your glass with the salt. Then, add all of your ingredients before adding beer, including the 4 oz of tomato juice, half a tablespoon of lime juice, a small dash of teriyaki sauce, a small dash of soy sauce, a dash of Worcestershire sauce, and about 5 drops of water-soluble CBD. After adding all of your ingredients into a large glass, carefully pour in the beer of your choice, add ice and chillis for a more refreshing result, and enjoy! Salud amigos!

        Sour & Fresh CBD Cocktail

        CBD Cocktail

          What you're Gonna Need:

          • 2 oz Tequila Blanco
          • 1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
          • 1/2oz Agave Nectar
          • 1 Pinch Pink Sea Salt
          • A Few Mint Leaves
          • Aquafaba
          • CBD Tincture

          How to Make It:

          Coming up next after the Mexican style CBD Michelada, we have another slightly sour cocktail that will make you and your taste buds happy. This sour and fresh CBD cocktail is also perfect for those moments where you would like to mix a delicious cocktail with dinner. Due to the fact that it's not too sweet, it'll mix beautifully with all types of salty meals, and add that bit of punch that you need to impress your visitors.

          To get started on this sour and fresh CBD cocktail, you place 1-ounce fresh lime juice, 2 ounces of tequila, ½ an ounce of organic agave nectar, a small pinch of salt, ice and 3 mint leaves into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Afterwards, strain into a container and add the Aquafaba, and 5 drops of CBD tincture.

          To give it that frothy top, use a hand blender to emulsify it. To take it one step further you can use a stencil of your choice and shake over some green matcha powder for a fun design on top.

          CBD Gin & Tonic

          CBD Gin and Tonic

          What you're Gonna Need:

          • 1 ½ oz Gin
          • 3 ½ oz Tonic Water
          • Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
          • Grapefruit Peel
          • Water Soluble CBD

          How to Make It:

          It doesn't get any easier than a G & T, and it's also a personal fav of mine. This CBD cocktail will allow you to whip up something delicious even when you're short on time.

          To create this super easy masterpiece, add 1 ½ ounces of gin and 3 ½ ounces of tonic water into a balloon glass, squeeze a lemon wedge for some fresh juice and top it with some ice cubes. For an extra bit of taste, add a small piece of grapefruit peel as a aesthetically pleasing topping. Add 1 squirt of your Water Soluble CBD, and stir to enjoy a delicious CBD gin and tonic.

          CBD Cosmo

          CBD Cosmo

          What you're Gonna Need:

          • 2 oz Vodka
          • 1oz Cranberry Juice
          • ¾ oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
          • ¾ oz Triple Sec
          • Orange Twist
          • CBD Oil

          How to Make It:

          We all know that the cosmo is the must-have drink on the classy and sassy list of cocktails. This Cosmo with a twist of CBD will allow you to feel even fancier than usual with a gorgeous drink in your hand.

          Mix together 1 ounce of cranberry juice, 2 oz of vodka, ¾ ounces of lime juice, ¾ ounces of triple Sec and 5 to 6 drops of CBD oil into a cocktail shaker. Add a small handful of ice and shake vigorously for 25 seconds until you can feel that the shaker is cold to the touch. Strain the liquid into a martini glass, and beautifully garnish with your orange twist to impress all visitors and enjoy a citrus hit.

          Are CBD Cocktails Perfect for You?

          Although CBD cocktails are rising in popularity and becoming the new big thing in the CBD community, they're not perfect for everyone. Yes, CBD cocktails are easy to make, fun to make and delicious, however, we cannot say that they are perfect for everyone. Because of this, we strongly advise you to ask your doctor if adding CBD tinctures, CBD oil, or other CBD products to your alcoholic beverages is perfect for you.

          We also strongly advised taking into consideration the dosages that you're using in your CBD cocktails. Recommended CBD dosages may vary depending on the individual, so we strongly advise you to ask your doctor or seek the help of a medical professional to find which dosage is perfect for you and your delicious CBD cocktails.

          If you do get a yes from your doctor however, we are confident that you are going to enjoy CBD cocktails like nothing else. The options of what you can do and create with CBD cocktails are endless, and we believe that with your creativity and your imagination, you will be able to create some of the most delicious CBD cocktails on your own and create incredible recipes in the comfort of your own home. Don't forget to have fun making CBD cocktails! Cheers!

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