Wine and weed, two star-crossed lovers. Photo credit: Canna Obscura. As fall approaches, cannabis and grape growers alike prepare for the harvest season. Many consider Northern California the mecca for these crops. However, the two industries may be neighbors, but they haven’t quite worked out their boundaries yet. Wine and Weed: Same, but Different? To little … [Read more...] about Wine and Weed: A Shakespearean Take on the two Crops
Cuppa cannabis tea. Photo credit: FabrikaSimf In most nations, as well as the U.S., drinking tea first thing in the morning is the standard. Black, green, white and Pu’er or loose-leaf teas are the most popular. Cannabis tea is another type of tea that has lately acquired popularity. That is for a lot of reasons; the most important of which are relaxation and decreasing … [Read more...] about Cannabis Tea: Benign Beverage of Nowadays
Mad River Brewing's Steelhead Extra Pale Ale. Photo credit: Mad River Brewing. Nestled by the banks of the Mad River in the sleepy town of Blue Lake, California lies Mad River Brewing. It is a place where dreams come true. Especially if one’s dream is about craft beer. Feeling like kids carrying golden tickets, Emerald toured the brewery, which Mad River’s own … [Read more...] about The Mad Brewers of the West Coast
While Mojitos — which are Cuban highballs — are traditionally made with rum and sugar, we were inspired to use Humboldt's Finest Cannabis Sativa Vodka for this herbaceous cocktail. Plus — no sugar or muddling is needed in this recipe! Simply use a shaker or a mason jar to shake the mint together with the vodka, citrus and ice. The process helps muddle the mint to release its … [Read more...] about Hemp Highball: Mason jar Mojito With Vodka
Like many during the pandemic, it is difficult for me to unwind when working from home. Many turn to alcohol to relax but I do not drink daily. The hemp-infused beverage Aplós is perfect for replacing a nightly cocktail. Aplós means “simple” in Greek. The hemp-infused beverage emphasizes a return to simplicity from our busy and distracted society. Co-founder … [Read more...] about Aplós, A Hemp-Infused Liquor Alternative?