Best THC Drinks for Your Summer Sessions

THC beverages are the next big thing in weed. The latest technology uses nanoemulsion to create water-soluble cannabinoids, which means they blend effortlessly into beverages for a fully homogeneous drinking experience. No need to worry about THC settling on the bottom of the bottle, or THC drinks tasting nasty anymore. If you have yet to try a THC drink, this summer season is a perfect time. There are several new brands on the market to tickle your taste buds and let you get your buzz on. We’ve got a few top recommendations, including summery drink recipes for your next party. 

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Summertime and THC Beverages

Happy hour is always happier in the warmer months. Longer days mean you get to log off work and still enjoy several hours of sunshine in the great outdoors. Weekends are spent camping near lakes and rivers, climbing mountains, and getting together with friends and family for a classic backyard barbeque.

While there’s no denying that a fresh-squeezed IPA or frozen margarita are well-deserved party favorites, there’s room for a new drink this summer. THC-infused beverages are gaining popularity among cannabis enthusiasts as an alcohol alternative, as well as an additional way to elevate your buzz. No need to be alcohol-free to enjoy a THC seltzer, and since weed drinks are dosed for recreational use, you know what you get every time.

The predictability in effect is coupled with other benefits. If you like weed but prefer not to smoke, weed drinks are ideal. They’re discreet, and no one will even bat an eye at a can of THC seltzer. Put that bad boy in a coozie and no one will ever know there’s weed in there.

Many people are loving this new way to enjoy weed because the effects kick in much faster than a weed edible, and don’t last quite as long. That means that you can sip on a weed drink or two and get a nice mellow high without the hard-hitting effects of an edible.

It’s the ultimate form factor as well in terms of dosing. You can drink 1/4 of a can, half the can, whatever you fancy. This can be much more difficult to gauge how much you’ve eaten with edibles.

It’s a perfect alternative to smoking, and with so many excellent options available, you just might discover that you have a new favorite summer drink of choice.

Sunny THC Drink Ideas

If you need a little inspiration for the beverage menu at your next summer event, look no further. We’ve got a few excellent ideas to appease all palates. Each of these beverages contains a little to a lot of THC so you can customize the dosage to match your preference. 


Pabst High Seltzer

No backyard barbeque, pool party, camping trip, or picnic in the park is complete without a cold one. Pabst Labs comes to the rescue with their 10 mg THC-infused seltzers, offering a different kind of buzz that Blue Ribbon fans have come to know.

Each can of PBR High Seltzer contains an ideal solo dose, and you can currently try them in Strawberry Kiwi, Lemon, Passion Fruit Pineapple, and Mango Blood Orange. They are delicious on their own, but also make great mixers alongside fruit juice, bitters, and freshly muddled herbs. 

Or you could put them in the fridge for 15-20 mins (depending on how cold yours is) for a delightful slushy treat Get creative!

Pro tip: be sure to label coolers so everyone knows which one contains a hard seltzer and which one contains the high seltzer. Some people may enjoy mixing it up, but no one likes a surprise high!

Where to buy: California customers can find Pabst Labs available for delivery here, or in various retail locations.

Root Beer Floats

Not Your Fathers Root Beer

Popsicles are great, and milkshakes are tasty, but there is no better summer dessert than a root beer float. So how can you make this classic sweet treat even better? With a little THC. Yes, to tender loving care, but double yes to cannabis-infused root beer. 

Here’s how to make it.



Chill your glass in the freezer ahead of time so it’s extra cold. Put two scoops of ice cream into the glass and pour over the top with Not Your Father’s Root Beer. Add as much or as little whipped cream and cherries as you like and enjoy with a straw or a spoon. 

Not Your Father’s Root Beer is sweet and zesty, with that classic zip you know and love from root beer. Each bottle contains 10 mg THC. Where to buy: California customers can find Not Your Father’s infused root beer available for delivery here.

THC Mocktails

Pabst High Seltzer

THC mocktails have all the fancy accouterments of a cocktail but without the alcohol. So whether you are abstaining altogether or simply like to mix it up, try out a THC-infused mocktail made with St. Ides shots. Each four-ounce bottle contains 100 mg, making it a perfect mixer for you and your friends. If you need a little inspiration, try out this refreshing thirst-quencher at your next party. This recipe makes four servings.


  • ½ bottle Watermelon St. Ides Shot
  • 16 oz. chilled sparkling water 
  • 1 medium watermelon, cubed
  • 3 limes
  • 10 fresh mint leaves
  • Highball glasses
  • Blender


Prep for your party by placing the cubed watermelon in the freezer. Be sure to discard the seeds and rinds and use only the ripe flesh. Let it cool for an hour, then add to a blender. Add the juice of two limes to the blender and toss in the mint leaves. Pulse or blend until the mint leaves are well blended. 

Pour in the St. Ides and then slowly add the sparkling water until you reach a consistency you like. Pulse a few more times until it’s thoroughly blended. 

Pour over ice in a Highball glass and garnish with lime slices. For an added boost of THC, use PBR High Seltzer in place of sparkling water. The Lemon flavor is a great addition to this recipe.

Where to buy: California customers can find St. Ides shots available for delivery here.

Enjoying THC Beverages

Is your mouth watering yet? Same here. Run, don’t walk, to the nearest retailer where you’ll find all of the THC drinks mentioned here. Has the party already started? No worries, it’s not too late. Get your THC drinks delivered in select areas throughout California. Stay safe, stay hydrated, and enjoy a variety of weed drinks this summer.

Note: This is a sponsored post.

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JJ Smoak

Brooklyn native, accent-having, travel lover, wordsmith and bud enthusiast. Versed from the streets of NYC, mixed with some world influence, writer/editor and medical user extraordinaire, JJ is here to tell you like it is and guide you to the finest. Brooklyn's favorite feminine stoner, your neighborhood contributor, wrapping leaves like a bandage and bringing you along for the ride.

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