Cannabidiol (CBD) makes the perfect alcohol alternative for fun, flavourful drinks without the hangover. By expertly infusing CBD tinctures into favourite juices and sodas, Canadians can concoct crisp blended or shaken mocktails covering various flavour profiles to sip leisurely.
These 5 CBD-infused mocktail recipes crank creativity mixing terpenes, fruits, herbs and syrups allowing health-conscious consumers to feel a mellow buzz minus the day-after regrets. Break out your blender to shake up and stir these THC-free, guilt-free CBD drink options.
CBD Piña Colada
This creamy tropical combo takes relaxed to new levels. Blend decadent coconut cream with pineapple juice then pour over ice with a dose of citrus-terpene CBD oil for a sweet smoothie-style sipper. The coconut fat helps the CBD absorb faster so effects manifest quicker.
- 2 oz pineapple juice
- 1 oz cream of coconut
- 1 oz CBD tincture (limonene or pinene terpenes)
- Pineapple wedge garnish
Directions: Blend all ingredients except CBD tincture in blender until smooth consistency. Pour over ice in hurricane glass, mix in CBD oil and garnish with pineapple wedge.
Blueberry CBD Lemonade
Capture the essence of summer with this refreshed lemonade injecting antioxidant benefits of fresh blueberries and stress-busting CBD. The tangy citrus and tart berries make perfect partners.
- 2 oz fresh lemon juice
- 1 oz blueberry syrup
- 1 oz CBD tincture (linalool or limonene terpenes)
- 1 cup sparkling water
- Blueberries & lemon wheel garnish
Muddle blueberries in a shaker. Add lemon juice, syrup and CBD then shake vigorously with ice. Strain over fresh ice in glass, top with sparkling water and garnish.
CBD & Ginger Ale
Sometimes simple does the trick. Spicy ginger combined with mellow CBD creates an uncomplicated yet satisfying mixture using just a few staple ingredients. Top with lime wedge squeezing out fresh citrus oils.
- 2 oz ginger ale
- 1 oz CBD tincture (pinene or caryophyllene terpenes)
- Lime wedge garnish
Fill tall glass with ice, pour in Canada Dry ginger ale and CBD tincture. Stir gently. Squeeze lime wedge over top and add to glass as garnish.
CBD Berry Mojito
This minty, berry-licious mocktail packs a bright red antioxidant punch blending in fresh raspberries and strawberries with cooling mint. CBD delivers calming effects to counter stress while you sip this fruit-forward summertime smash.
- 5-6 mint leaves
- 2 oz lemon juice
- 1 oz raspberry syrup
- 5 strawberries, halved
- 10 raspberries
- 1 oz CBD tincture (beta-caryophyllene terpenes)
- 1 cup soda water
- Mint sprig garnish
In shaker gently muddle mint leaves, lemon juice and raspberry syrup. Shake in halved strawberries, raspberries and CBD tincture with ice. Double strain pour into ice-filled glass then top with soda water. Garnish with mint sprig.
CBD Grapefruit Spritzer
This bubbly grapefruit refresher infuses tart citrus with the earthy funk of CBD distillate for a satisfying non-alcoholic drink. Rule breakers can add a splash of vodka or gin for bonus fun. Garnish glass rim with sugar for sweet contrast.
- 2 oz fresh grapefruit juice
- 1 oz CBD distillate
- 3⁄4 cup seltzer water
- 1 tbsp white sugar (optional for rim)
- Grapefruit slice garnish
Directions: Prepare glass rim with white sugar to coat (if using). Add grapefruit juice and CBD distillate into glass over ice. Top with seltzer, stir then garnish.
Expand your at-home mixology repertoire to exciting new levels by stirring up these 5alluring CBD-based mocktails covering sweet, sour and spicy flavour directions sure to suit any palate. Infusing functional wellness into drinkable art forms not only tastes delicious but provides drink options without downsides – so you can sip CBD cocktails guilt-free all-year round!