Cannabis drinks in California have shifted from a novelty to a cultural mainstay. With the wave of legalization in places like Los Angeles, forget hangovers; today’s buzz combines diverse flavor profiles and a refreshing, refined, sophisticated high.
Dispensaries throughout the state stock a range of cannabis products, including cannabis-infused beverages from teas, seltzers, and sodas to cocktails and shots, reflecting the diversity of California’s spirit.
Here, we present the 10 best cannabis-infused beverages that are making a splash in California.
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Keef brands, renowned for their THC-infused drinks, stand out in the cannabis dispensary scene. Modeled after iconic carbonated drinks, Keef’s soda utilizes THC-infused cane sugar, introducing a cannabinoid-enriched flavor ready to be savored by enthusiasts. Their classic Original Cola showcases this.
Crafted with genuine cane sugar and natural essences, it’s a nostalgic nod to vintage sodas. Keef’s drinks, with their precise amount of THC and the right carbonation, are a top-tier choice.
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Dive into the world of warm beverages with the Sleep Atlas Line—a delightful union of flavor and relaxation. From elixirs infused with various milligrams of THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids, Atlast proves to be a haven for those wanting to expand their palate.
Housed in convenient packets, each blend effortlessly caters to both hot and cold palates, making discreet relaxation just a sip away:
Let Sleep Atlas be your guide to moments of serenity and rejuvenation.
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Discover Wunder’s beverages—the perfect toast for modern social moments, skillfully merging exquisite flavors with just the right buzz. All this, minus the calories and the hangover.
Wunder’s Drink Options:
Wunder Sessions: Crafted for those new to cannabis or preferring a gentle lift, these drinks carry a harmonious blend of 2mg Delta-9 THC, 2mg Delta-8 THC, and 4mg CBD.
Higher Vibes: For a deeper dive into relaxation, these are infused with 10mg each of Delta-9 and Delta-8 THC—perfect for immersive movie nights or weekend gaming escapades.
Savor the range in four tantalizing flavors: the zing of lemon ginger, the tang of lemon bitters, the refreshing grapefruit hibiscus, and the classic allure of blood orange with bitters. Their social tonics are perfect for those beginning their cannabis journey.
With Wunder, every sip is an experience.
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Mad Lilly’s spritzers stand out in a world brimming with weed drinks. They captivate with their effervescent charm, making you eager to savor each flavor.
Each 12oz. bottle blends 5mg of THC with 5mg of CBD, infused with natural fruit juices and a hint of fizz. This one definitely sells a convincing case for cannabis drinks serving as the new edibles.
With no added sugars or sweeteners and clocking in under 50 calories, the three tantalizing flavors – Raspberry Hibiscus, Passion Fruit Mango, and Ginger Pear – are a guilt-free pleasure. Mad Lilly’s low-dose spritzers serve as a delightful alternative to spiked lemonades or cocktails, promising a refreshing and balanced experience.
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Craving a spirited sip without the morning-after blues? Rebel Coast is revolutionizing the cannabis cocktail, unveiling a refreshing trifecta, and serving up 12oz cans of innovative, low-calorie libations tailored for the contemporary palate.
Seltzer Line: Immerse yourself in a burst of THC-rich (10mg) flavors. Choose from the crisp Lemon Lime, the deep undertones of Black Cherry, or the fruity fusion of Mixed Berry.
Sparkling Line: Elevate your senses with a cocktail-inspired experience. Infused with 10mg of THC, offerings like the alluring Sauvage 2019 and the sun-kissed Pink Passion provide a sophisticated twist, evoking classic alcoholic concoctions, sans the regrets.
Classic Line: For those seeking a smoother, non-carbonated treat, delve into the Classic line. With the distinguished Sauvage 2019 and vibrant Pink Passion on the roster, each sip promises relaxation and refinement.
With Rebel Coast, every can is an invitation to a THC-style celebration.
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With its fast-acting THC-style kick, Pabst Blue Ribbon offers a superior alternative to typical edibles. Offered in 5mg or 10mg of THC across a 12oz can, this cannabis-infused seltzer can be enjoyed in four enticing flavors:
Pabst Blue Ribbon offers a mocktail for every palate – enjoy the buzz without the smoke’s telltale signs.
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For those seeking a fruity and THC-enriched drink to satiate their thirst, S*SHOTS presents an intoxicating line of 8oz beverages.
With a robust 100mg THC dispersed over 10 servings, these concoctions are the perfect blend for evening relaxation or a serene stroll in the park.
Offering a profound full-body sensation, let these be your answer to tequila or the main attraction in your next cannabis-infused cocktail.
To enhance your sipping session, ensure they’re refrigerated for at least an hour prior. Whether you indulge in them as shots, mocktails, or just over ice, these S*SHOTS are sure to rekindle your cocktail romance, with a THC flair.
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For the socially-savvy drinker with a flair for the unique, Cann crafts the apex of cannabis-infused elixirs. Imagine the allure of alcohol’s buzz, yet without the dreaded morning-after blues. Add to that an explosion of top-tier flavors, streamlined to just five premium ingredients, and a calorie count that makes regular sodas blush.
Cann’s Flavor Spectrum:
Health isn’t an afterthought here. Cann’s offerings stand out as gluten-free, non-GMO, and impressively pure—absent of artificial extras and the often-unwanted bite of sweeteners like Stevia.
Dosed gently at 2mg THC and 4mg CBD, these tonics set the stage for shared moments.
Consider a party pack for your next soirée and let Cann’s artisanal touch redefine your beverage game.
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Kikoko’s luxuriously crafted, pun-laden Herbal Teas are a blend of true wellness and cannabis-infused delight. Perfect for those seeking a touch of elegance with their buzz, these teas are infused with various terpenes, sativa, CBD, and THC blends that promise a refined experience for each and every cannabis enthusiast.
Housed in exquisite metal tins, each plant-starch tea bag offers unique cannabinoid blends: ● Sympa-Tea: With a potent 20mg CBD per serving, it’s the go-to for pain relief. ● Tranquili-Tea: A calming chamomile-valerian blend, infused with 3mg THC and 5mg CBN, designed to soothe anxieties and invite restful slumber.
Pour Kikoko’s teas into your favorite cup, be it on an adventurous trail or a cozy, creative nook at home.
For the discerning drinker who seeks a blend of the unconventional with the classic, Artet emerges as a beacon of innovation. We’re talking about an aperitif that defies tradition, replacing alcohol with the nuanced embrace of cannabis. Each meticulously crafted batch brings together a symphony of seven botanicals, harmonizing to offer an unparalleled cannabis beverage experience.
Designed for both the solo sipper and communal toasts, Artet’s offerings are not just beverages; they are experiences, waiting to be savored. Dive into the Artet realm, where every glass tells a story.