Drink Responsibly: DIY Cannabis Infused Drinks

Here are some cannabis infused drinks

Cannabis is a very versatile plant. From topical salves and oils to smoking and vaping to cannabis infused foods and tinctures, there are a plethora of ways to enjoy cannabis. Edibles seem to be leading the way in the ever-increasing demand of today’s new legalized market and cannabis infused drinks are no exception. In addition to drink recipes for an excellent cannabis simple syrup and a weed-infused vodka, here are six tasty DIY recipes to quench your cannabis thirst.

Weed Infused Vodka

Ingredients:

1.16 grams of ground cannabis

250 milliliters of your choice of vodka

A one-liter heat-tolerant professional cream whipper

2 nitrous oxide chargers

A double boiler

Water

1 glass measuring cup large enough to hold 250 mL

Cheesecloth

Thermometer

Rubber band large enough to place around your glass measuring cup.

Method

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Step 1

Pour alcohol and cannabis into the whipper.

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Step 2

Attach the first nitrous charger to the whipper and release the gas.

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Step 3

Repeat with the step 2 with the second nitrous charger.

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Step 4

Allow the mixture to sit for 1 ½ minutes.

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Step 5

Pour water into the lower part of the double boiler and heat to 200 degrees. **Check the temperature regularly with your thermometer to drink responsibily ensure the temperature does not exceed 200 degrees.

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Step 6

Once the water in the lower part of the double boiler has reached the appropriate temperature, add the infused alcohol from the whipper to the top of the double boiler.

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Allow the mixture to simmer for 45 minutes in the double boiler. **Again, continue to monitor the temperature so as not to exceed 200 degrees.

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Note: The mixture will reduce a bit. In order to maintain the same end product volume, add plain vodka back to the mixture to maintain 250 mL volume.

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Remove the mixture from the heat and set aside.

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Place cheesecloth over the top of the your glass measuring cup and secure with the rubber band.

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Pour your weed-infused alcohol over the cheesecloth to strain out the plant material.

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Add just enough vodka back into the remaining product in your measuring cup to bring the total amount back to 250 mL.

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Enjoy!

Cannabis Simple Syrup

Ingredients:

3 cups of water

3 cups of sugar

2 grams finely ground cannabis

2 tablespoons vegetable glycerin

1 quart saucepan with lid

Cheesecloth

Large glass bowl

Rubber band large enough to go around glass bowl

Method

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Step 1

Combine water and sugar in your saucepan over low heat and stir until completely dissolved and brought to a boil.

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Step 2

Stir in cannabis, cover, and allow the mixture to simmer on the lowest heat setting for 20 minutes.

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Step 3

Add in the vegetable glycerin, re-cover, and allow to continue simmering for 5 more minutes, stirring every minute or so.

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Step 4

Remove from the heat and set aside.

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Step 5

Place the cheesecloth over your glass bowl and secure with a rubber band.

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Step 6

Pour the mixture over the cheesecloth to strain out plant material.

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Step 7

Allow the syrup to cool and use as needed.

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Cannabis Infused Tea/ Coffee

Let’s start with something simple! This one is probably the easiest recipe to enjoy once you’ve made your cannabis simple syrup. Simply take a cup of your favorite tea, coffee, or cappuccino and add your syrup in place of sugar or honey! Stir and enjoy!

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*Note- you can utilize your cannabis simple syrup as a replacement for sugar or honey in smoothies and other drinks as well!

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Cannabis Infused Cherry Pineapple Lemonade

Makes 1.5 Quarts

Ingredients:

1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice

½ cup pineapple juice 

2 tablespoons grenadine

½ cup cannabis simple syrup

4 cups water

Maraschino cherries

Method

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Combine lemon juice, pineapple juice, grenadine, simple syrup, and water in a pitcher. Stir until uniform.

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Serve over ice with maraschino cherries to taste!

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Moscow Mule

Makes a Single Serving

Ingredients:

1 ounce lime juice

½ cup ginger beer

1 tablespoon cannabis simple syrup

2 ounces club soda

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Step 1

Drink responsiblyCombine all ingredients in a glass and stir well.

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Note: Do not shake as you will cause all the carbonation to go flat.

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Serve with a slice of lime or ginger in a cold glass!

French 75

Makes a Single Serving

Ingredients:

1 ounce cannabis simple syrup

1 ounce lemon juice

1 ounce cannabis infused vodka

5 ounces champagne

Shaker

Ice

Method

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Step 1

Combine simple syrup, lemon juice, and vodka in a shaker with ice.

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Step 2

Shake hard for 10 seconds and strain into glass.

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Step 3

Top with champagne and enjoy!

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Lawnmower

Makes a Single Serving

Ingredients

10-15 cannabis leaves

4 large carrots

2 apples

2 inch piece of ginger

1 large lemon

2 ounces cannabis infused vodka

Juicer

Shaker

Ice

Method

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Use your juicer to juice the cannabis leave, carrots, apples, ginger, and lemon.

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Fill a shaker with ice and add 1 cup of the juiced mixture with 2 ounces of cannabis infused vodka. Shake until well mixed.

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Pour into a glass and enjoy while cold!

Bloody Mary

Makes a Single Serving

Ingredients:

4 ounces tomato juice

2 dashes Worcestershire sauce

Pinch of celery salt

Pinch of ground black pepper

3 dashes Tabasco sauce

1 squeeze lemon

1 teaspoon horseradish

2 ounces cannabis infused vodka

Olives and lemon wedge for garnish

Shaker

Ice

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Step 1

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until thoroughly mixed.

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Step 2

Strain into a glass and garnish with olives and lemon. Enjoy!

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