8 Cannabis Beers to Try
Don’t mix beer and cannabis, they said. But today, breweries give you the opportunity to enjoy both. Some breweries even claim that cannabis beer is a better and healthier alternative to alcohol. One research study revealed that cannabis potentially acts as a defense against progressive alcoholic liver disease. They found that those who drink alcohol and use cannabis have lower risks of developing liver problems.
Are you itching now to get your hands on an ice-cold bottle of cannabis beer? Then there’s one thing you need to know. These mouthwatering cannabis beers are only available in legal states.
If you live in a legal state, then here are eight cannabis beers to try.
Oskar Blues’ Pinner Throwback IPA
This cannabis beer boasts of robust flavors of malt and hop with fruity aroma and tropical flavors. With an ABV of 4.9% and an IBU of 35, this craft beer was specifically designed to contain lower alcohol so you get to enjoy more than a can or two. This makes the Pinner a great beer to enjoy with company.
Coalition Brewing’s Two Flowers IPA
A CBD-infused pale ale, Two Flowers IPA boasts of a perfect blending of cannabis and hops. Its flavors of citrusy fruits and grassiness perfectly complement the bitter flavor of hops. Two Flowers IPA contains 6% ABV, 55 IBU, and a good amount of CBD at 4 mg. This craft beer doesn’t contain any THC, so don’t expect any psychoactive effects.
Mt. Shasta Mountain’s Weed Golden Ale
If you’re after a refreshingly light beer, then you’re going to enjoy Weed Golden Ale. It boasts of robust hop and fruity flavors with a crisp, dry, and clean finish. Weed Golden Ale contains an ABV of 5% and an IBU of 24.5%.
You might also want to try their seasonal beer, Sour Diesel. Sour Diesel offers a delicious fruity flavor with a robust, tangy and spicy finish. This cannabis beer contains an ABV of 8.5% and an IBU of 21.
Happy Apple Cider
Want a cider that gets you a little high? Then grab a bottle of Happy Apple Cider. The company uses all-natural, fresh-pressed apple cider and infuses them with the finest cannabis. Don’t expect any cannabis flavor or aroma though because their ciders have none at all. They use a premium-grade cannabis emulsion that’s free from any of these. What you’ll get is a refreshingly light, crisp, THC-infused apple cider.
Their products come in 10-mg and 50-mg THC per 12-oz bottles. Want it stronger? They also offer 100-mg THC bottle. Definitely a good way to get high without the smoke, right?
Humboldt Brewing Company’s Hemp Ale
An American-style brown ale, the company brews their ale with toasted hemp seeds. This gives their ales a unique flavor with mouthwatering hints of the herb that perfectly complements the darker malts. Hemp Ale contains an ABV of 5% and an IBU of 32.
Venice Duck Brewery’s Stone Duck
If you want to catch your market’s interest, give them a name they can’t forget. And Venice Duck Brewery did just that with a name you can’t easily forget, Stoner Duck. They use organic hemp in brewing their brown ale. One sip and you’ll fall in love with its toasted malt flavor with delicious sweet hints of caramel and chocolate. It also gives you a refreshing, mild tea aroma. Stoner Duck contains an ABV of 5.6% and an IBU of 28 to 32.
Caldera Brewing Company’s Hopportunity Knocks
Another quirky name that grabs attention, Hopportunity Knocks boasts of a fruity and piney aroma with sweet hints of grapefruit and caramel. This pale ale contains an ABV of 6.8% and an IBU of 100+.
Are cannabis beers just a fad or are they here to stay?
Studies reveal that smoking marijuana increases the risk of developing health problems like lung cancer. And cannabis consumers of today are more health conscious and aware of these health risks. They are looking for safer and healthier alternatives to getting high, and cannabis beers and edibles just might be the answer.
A recent report says that smoking cannabis is a dying trend. So the multibillion-dollar cannabis industry is now looking at edibles and beverages as the new trend in cannabis consumption. In fact, the sales for cannabis edibles are up, and there is also an increasing demand for cannabis beers.
Cannabis beers give you the high you need. It also allows you to enjoy more than a couple of cans with good company. With more states and countries legalizing cannabis, the industry forecasts that cannabis beers are going to be a big hit in the market.