Most of us have already started experiencing the hot summer weather; summer can get very hot and it is extremely important to stay hydrated. If you are looking for a drink that not only tastes good and will help you stay hydrated, but will also get you high, you are now going to be very intrigued.
Pink lemonade, or lemonade in general, is many people’s favorite drink. We have made it even better by infusing it with cannabis to help set the summer vibes for you and your friends. Enjoy it next to a pool, in that pool, at the beach, or wherever your summer go-to spot is. Just always remember, stay hydrated and (if you like cannabis) stay high!
Before you can make the pink lemonade infused with cannabis, you will need to make the cannabis tincture required for the recipe. Below is the recipe for both.
How To Make Cannabis Tincture
(Time required: 8-10 days)
- Mason jar
- Coarsely grounded cannabis
- Everclear or any other high-proof alcohol (3-6 grams of cannabis per 1 fluid ounce of alcohol)
Add the cannabis to the mason jar. Then, cover it all by at least 2 inches. Seal the lid on tight and shake for about five seconds.
Now, place the jar in the freezer. Take it back out a few times a day and shake it. Repeat this step for about 8-10 days. The potency of the tincture depends on how long your cannabis gets to infuse, meaning how much you shake it.
Grab a strainer and two layers of cheesecloth. Lay both pieces of cheesecloth inside the strainer. Next, place that over a bowl. Pour the content from the jar over the cheesecloth and carefully try to get all of the liquid into the bowl without any plant waste entering that bowl.
When you have collected all of the liquid from the jar, you should store it in a container in a cool and dark place, such as your refrigerator or freezer. It is now ready to use whenever you’d like to incorporate it in any recipes, including the one for pink lemonade below.
Alright, so now you can make cannabis tincture. Let’s move on to the highlight of all this: pink lemonade infused with that tincture. Check out the recipe for that below.
How To Make Cannabis-Infused Pink Lemonade
- 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1/4 cup of cranberry juice
- 3 1/4 cups of water
- 2/3 cups of sugar
- 4 tablespoons of cannabis tincture (made above)
Combine 1 cup of water and all of the sugar in a small saucepan. Stir while bringing the mixture to a boil. After all of the sugar is dissolved, let it cool at room temperature. Once it has cooled, cover and refrigerate it until it is fully chilled.
Take the chilled mix out of the refrigerator. Stir it, lemon juice, cranberry juice, cannabis tincture and the remaining water in a large pitcher. Your cannabis-infused pink lemonade is now done. Serve over ice and enjoy!