3 Essential CBD Cocktails (and a Mocktail) for the Dog Days of Summer

3 Essential CBD Summer Cocktails

3 Summer CBD Cocktails

As we approach both the dog days and the last days of summer (why are they always the hottest?) we’ve come to realize that there’s nothing like a refreshing drink to keep us cool and balanced. In the spirit (see what we did there?) of chilling both our mind and body, we asked local bartender Laura Lynch to come up with three easy-as-they-are-delicious summer CBD cocktails (and one mocktail) for you to try at home.   Gimlet Sureau CBD Summer Cocktail  

Gimlet Sureau

  • 1 1/2 oz gin
  • 1/2 oz Elderflower Liqueur
  • 1 half-dropper of Equilibria Daily Drops  (0.5ml)
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
Directions: Combine in shaker tin. Add ice and shake, then strain into coupe glass. Float a lime wheel to garnish.   Lucky Jade CBD Summer Cocktail  

Lucky Jade

  • 1/2 oz Chartreuse
  • 1 half-dropper of Equilibria Daily Drops (0.5ml)
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 3/4 oz lime juice
Directions: Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a champagne flute or coupe, top with sparkling wine.   Caipirinha Melancia CBD Summer Cocktail  

Caipirinha Melancia

  • 1 whole lime cut into 6 wedges
  • 1 half dropper Equilibria Daily Drops (0.5ml)
  •  3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 1 1/2oz cachaca
  • 1 1/2 oz watermelon juice
Directions: Put lime wedges into shaker tin with simple syrup and Equilibria Daily Drops. Muddle gently, pressing the limes until they are fully juiced. Add cachaca, watermelon juice and ice. Shake vigorously and pour, limes and all, into a double old-fashioned glass. Add a lime wheel and mint to garnish. For a delicious “mocktail” just take out the cachaca! Yum! While these are delicious enough to drink an entire pitcher full of these summer cocktails, don’t forget to drink responsibly. Cheers! Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest for more cocktail and recipe ideas, to share your recipes, and to be a part of our growing community focused on CBD education and a healthy lifestyle, whatever that means for you.