Sometimes it feels like there isn’t enough booze or bud in the world to make your life seem any easier. From political drama (who the fuck knows what Trump will do and/or tweet next) to celebrity deaths (RIP Mary Tyler Moore), 2017 promises to be rough—but don’t worry, we’re here to help you get through it all!
Our friends over at Cut.com have been whipping up cannabis cocktails, and we’ve compiled the best of the best to help you forget your troubles, at least for a little while.
750 mL bottle of Bourbon Whiskey
1/4 oz Ground Weed
Pour the bottle of whiskey into a sealable jar (or pour out a little bit of whiskey to make up for the added volume of the weed) and add the ground weed.
Shake the bottle and let it sit, out of the sun, for at least 48 hours. Shake it up at least once a day until it has reached your desired potency—up to one month, if possible. The longer it sits, the more potent it will be.
Pour the whiskey mixture into a glass container, using a cheesecloth to strain out all ground weed from the whiskey. Repeat this step as necessary to strain all of the whiskey from the ground weed, and discard the remaining weed.
2 oz Weed Rye Whiskey
1 cube Sugar
2 dashes Peychauds Bitters
1/2 tsp Water
Dose the sugar cube with bitters. Crush it into the bottom of glass. Add water.
In a mixing glass, stir rye with ice and one more dash of Peychauds. Strain into sugar. Add lemon twist, if desired.
3 cups Heavy Cream
1 tsp Salt
1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
3/4 cup Sugar
1 cup Weed Bourbon Whiskey
Separate egg yolks and egg whites into two bowls.
Add sugar to the yolks and whisk rapidly for 2 minutes.
Add the heavy cream, vanilla extract and bourbon, and whisk until ingredients are distributed evenly.
Place the egg whites in a stand mixer (or use a hand mixer), add salt, and whip on high speed until stiff peaks form.
Gently fold stiff egg whites into the yolk mixture. Grate nutmeg into the mixture while folding.
Refrigerate one hour and serve with grated nutmeg on top.
2 oz Weed Tequila
3/4 oz Lime Juice
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
1/2 oz Grand Marnier
Pinch of Salt
Shake all ingredients together. Muddle. Strain over ice into a collins glass and garnish with lime peel.
1 qt Tomato Juice
1 tbsp Horseradish
2 tbsp Worcestershire
1/4 cup Lemon Juice
2 tbsp Sriracha
1 clove Garlic, finely chopped
2 tbsp Weed Bacon Fat
Celery Salt Rim
Slice of Bacon
2 oz Weed Vodka
Step 1: Make Weed Vodka
Pour 1/8 oz weed into 750 ml vodka. Shake. Store for two days to one month. Strain.
Step 2: Make Bloody Mix
Squeeze 1/4 cup lemon juice. Add 1 tbsp horseradish. Add 2 tbsp Worcestershire and Sriracha. Pour in 4 oz tomato juice. Add pinch of salt and pepper. Add 1 clove of finely chopped garlic. Stir in 2 oz weed bacon fat.
Step 3: Make Cocktail
Pour 2 oz of weed vodka into an empty pint glass. Add ice cubes. Pour in bloody mix. Shake vigorously.
Rub lemon along the rim of a clean glass. Rub the rim in celery salt. Pour and garnish.
2 oz Weed-Infused Rum
3/4 oz Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
1/2 oz Orange Curaçao
1/4 oz Rich Simple Syrup
1/4 oz Orgeat
1 Mint Sprig/Weed Leaf (for garnish)
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously. Pour the entire contents into a double old fashioned glass. Garnish with the juiced lime half and a mint sprig and/or pot leaf.
2.5 oz Weed Gin
0.5 oz Dry Vermouth
1 dash Orange Bitters
Lemon Twist/Weed Leaf
Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass. Fill with ice. Stir until very cold and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and/or weed leaf.
Punt e Mes (It’s an Italian vermouth, for all y’all about to Google that.)
Cynar (This one’s an Italian bitter liquer…)
Step 1—Make Weed Scotch
Add 1/8 oz of weed to 750 ml of scotch. Shake and store for 2 days to 1 month, then strain.
Step 2—Make Cocktail
Separate egg whites from yolk. Pour yolk into glass. Cover and Shake.
Add weed scotch.
Add Cynar and Punt e Mes.
Add a few dashes of bitters.
Pour in egg whites.
Add ice. Cover and shake. Strain into latte mug. Add a dash of bitters and swirl.
Muddle a handful of cilantro.
Add 1/2 oz of agave nectar.
Add 1/2 oz of lime and grapefruit juices.
Pour in 1/2 oz of weed tequila.
Add 1/2 oz of weed mezcal.
Shake, strain and garnish with a lime peel.