The holiday season is up, and what is a better way to celebrate the season than with some festive cocktails? Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking to relax after a long day, adding some CBD or THC can make your drink even more enjoyable. Here are eight CBD and THC holiday cocktails that are sure to spice up your season:
1. Merry Mule
A twist on the classic Moscow Mule, this cocktail features CBD-infused ginger beer for a festive kick. Start by pouring 2 oz of vodka over ice in a copper mug, then add 4 oz of CBD ginger beer and a squeeze of lime juice. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and enjoy!
2. Spiced Cider Toddy
Warm up on a chilly night with this CBD-infused spiced cider toddy. In a small saucepan, heat up 1 cup of apple cider with a cinnamon stick, a pinch of nutmeg, and a few cloves. Once heated through, pour the mixture into a mug with 1 oz of your favourite bourbon and 10 mg of CBD tincture. Stir to combine and enjoy.
3. Peppermint Patty
This cocktail combines the flavours of chocolate and peppermint for a deliciously indulgent treat. In a shaker filled with ice, combine 2 oz of chocolate liqueur, 1 oz of vodka, and 1 oz of peppermint schnapps. Shake well and strain into a glass with a CBD-infused chocolate rim. Garnish with a candy cane and enjoy!
4. Holiday Sparkler
Toast to the season with this THC-infused sparkling cocktail. In a champagne flute, combine 1 oz of THC-infused elderflower liqueur with 4 oz of your favourite sparkling wine. Top with a dash of cranberry juice and a twist of lemon peel for a festive finish.
5. Gingerbread Martini
This CBD-infused martini is perfect for dessert or as a nightcap. In a shaker filled with ice, combine 2 oz of vanilla vodka, 1 oz of gingerbread syrup, and 10 mg of CBD tincture. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon and a gingerbread cookie.
6. Cranberry Margarita
Put a holiday twist on the classic margarita with this THC-infused cranberry version. In a shaker filled with ice, combine 1 oz of THC-infused cranberry syrup, 2 oz of tequila, and 1 oz of lime juice. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a sprig of fresh rosemary and a few cranberries.
7. Snowflake Sour
This CBD-infused sour is the perfect balance of sweet and sour flavours. In a shaker filled with ice, combine 2 oz of bourbon, 1 oz of lemon juice, and 1 oz of simple syrup. Add a few drops of CBD tincture and shake well. Strain into a glass filled with ice and make sure to garnish it with a sprinkle of powdered sugar.
8. Winter Warmer
Warm up with this THC-infused hot cocoa cocktail. In a small saucepan, heat up 1 cup of milk with 2 tbsp of hot cocoa mix. Once heated, pour the mixture into a mug with 1 oz of THC-infused peppermint schnapps. Stir to combine and top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes.