Dank hops = Columbus
CBD honey = Yeah, it’s not cheap
CBD tincture = Also not cheap but perhaps a better bargain than honey
CBD anything = more expensive than its THC counterpart
Hello my fellow homebrewers. I was wondering if anyone had or knows of a CBD infused Beer. like a Lager or Pale Ale. Looking for something that has that dank aroma to it.
OG. Do u think you needed the honey? What type of hops did you use to get that dank aroma and flavor?
I appreciate everyones help with this.
These people are the first (on a commercial scale).
Pretty sure Cbd tincture is a cheaper option for homebrewing, and can be added before bottling like any other flavouring agent.
Gila I saw that about coalition making one. Cool to see it’s gone commercial.
Read on about a collaboration that combines a cold-side addition of cannabis flower with a tincture addition that allows you to customize the concentration of THC in each bottle.
Since our goal was to create a beer with a low dose of THC, dosed at 5mg per 12-ounce bottle, that turns out to be 0.25ml of glycerin per bottle, or about one fat drop out of a medicine dropper. That means 14 grams of flower ($50 to $150 at current prices) created enough tincture to fill about 500 bottles, making it an extremely economical option for the homebrewer.
Finally, strain the glycerin and flower through a fine-mesh strainer lined with several layers of cheesecloth. Don’t be afraid to wring out the flower in the cheesecloth to extract as much glycerin tincture as possible. You will have a highly concentrated, and aromatic, tincture that you can drop into any liquid and have it dissolve quickly. Because we knew the potential percentage of THC in our flower, the volume used in our tincture (140ml), and the total weight of the flower used (14 grams), we were able to estimate that there was approximately 20mg of THC per 1ml of glycerin.
No decarboxylation process is perfectly efficient, but you can get pretty close. If the idea of calculating doses causes your math phobia to rear its ugly head, you can find dosage calculators online.
“Flower” is the dried and cured plant you’re familiar with from popular culture and will be our focus. Flower is full of compounds—cannabinoids as well as terpenoids and flavonoids that give cannabis its distinct odor and flavor. The primary compounds we’re concerned with here are THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) and CBDA (cannabidiolic acid). Both compounds are cannabinoids, are unable to pass through the blood-brain barrier, and are therefore unavailable to be taken up by the body’s own endocannabinoid system because of that pesky A at the end of THC and CBD. It is THC (Δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) that gets you high, and CBD (cannabidiol), which is non-psychoactive, but which has a myriad of potentially beneficial properties, such as reducing anxiety and inflammation.