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Best Cannabis Drinks and Why They’re Better than Edibles

Here’s everything you need to know about cannabis drinks, so you can make an educated choice when choosing your perfect drink.

By Isla WrightPublished 3 years ago 3 min read
Top Story - April 2021
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Instead of waiting for the edibles to kick in or spending hours to prepare pot brownies, make your next party less stressful by stocking up on cannabis drinks. This subtle way to consume weed makes your habit even easier. Since the herb entered the culinary scene, it gotten turned into many things, but now we have landed on infused sodas, teas and juices, and we couldn’t be happier. However, if you never tried cannabis drinks, you might be wondering whether they are any different than edibles. Here’s everything you need to know about this new way of consuming cannabis, so you can make an educated choice when choosing your perfect drink for morning, afternoon or evening relaxation.

Why choose cannabis drinks?

While edibles are pretty cool and provide people with a beautiful high, cannabis drinks are a totally different level of amazing and practical. They have a quicker uptake (you’ll feel the effects of the THC sooner), so new users can relax, not worrying about getting “too high” by consuming too many edibles and not waiting long enough between bites. Also, cannabis drinks can be enjoyed in so many ways: over ice, mixed with your favorite non-alcoholic beverages for a custom cannabis cocktail, added to your cooking or baking recipes for a tasty cannabis treat or turned into a nostalgic ice cream float.

Are you intrigued now? Here are just some of the drinks you can sample right now and enjoy the benefits of the magical plant that is cannabis.

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Cannabis aperitif

Are you very much into the cocktail culture and the social element of cannabis? Today, you can find a variety of cannabis-infused aperitifs made with a blend of cannabis and botanicals. Inspired by traditional liqueurs like Aperol and Campari, these drinks are perfect for drinking alone on some ice or mixing with your favorite drinks in a cocktail. Shots of these drinks are perfect for beginners since they contain a reasonable amount of THC, but longtime users can also benefit and mix up their perfect pour.

Cannabis tea

If you’re looking for a hot beverage that will provide you with all the relaxation you need in the evening, look no further than cannabis tea. These teas are usually low-dosed with CBD or THC and are formulated to help you in areas like sleep, mood, pain relief and sex. Every tea blend is a mixture of cannabinoids, terpenes and other therapeutic herbs that deliver a pleasing and comforting effect.

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Cannabis soda

If you’re looking for something you can sip on a lazy Sunday afternoon or at a house pool party in the sun, cannabis soda is your answer. This type of tasty cannabis drinks comes in many tastes, levels of carbonation and, most importantly, contents of THC. Some of the best formulas have a medium level of carbonation, fresh fruity taste perfect for summer days and 100mg of THC in every bottle. Replace your beer with a cannabis soda any day and you’ll feel a much stronger buzz. They taste better than beer, too!

Cannabis shots

If you need something to wake you up in the morning and give you a necessary kick to start the day, opt for a cannabis shot. Most of these little shots are designed as a blend of CBD, caffeine and other natural ingredients that will give you a little pick me up. Imagine what a kick you can get from a tasty shot of 150mg of caffeine and 30mg of full-spectrum CBD. Skip the morning coffee and achieve perfect harmony with a mouthwatering shot of CBD instead.

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Water-soluble powders

Do you need a drink that’s practical and can be brought with you wherever you go? Well, cannabis drinks today also come in powder form so you can put one or two tiny packets in your college backpack, laptop bag or workout duffel and always have a tasty CBD-infused drink to enrich your water with. Some water-soluble powders are used instead of energy drinks and they are designed to give you focus and boost your motivation, no matter if you’re finishing that important work task or trying to get the most out of your workout. The mixture of CBD and fast-acting caffeine will help you stay focused on any task at hand. And since most are THC-free, you can consume it whenever you want and reap benefits without any worries.

With their many benefits (easier consumption, easier dosage and faster high) cannabis drinks are predicted to make a serious commotion on the market. So get on this trend early and see whether the fuss is justified—you’ll probably be hooked on this new way of consuming cannabis.

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