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Cannabis and Coffee:

Updated: Oct 25, 2022

Medical decisions should not be made based on advertising. Consult a physician on the benefits and risks of particular medical marijuana products. Did you know that both cannabis and coffee contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds?

The Best Strains to Mix with Caffeine:

1. Vanilla/sugary cannabis pairs best with plain black coffee. Think of a glazed donut dipping into your coffee.

  • Strains: GSC, Cookies, Gelato, Wedding Cake, Ice Cream Cake and Vanilla Kush.

  • Terpenes: linalool, ocimene, myrcene, limonene.

  • Chocolatey cannabis pairs well with a light or medium roast coffee.

  • Strains: Cuvee, Chocolope, Chocolate OG, Choco Haze.

  • Terpenes: ocimene, linalool, myrcene.

2. Earthy cannabis pairs well with a dark roast.

  • Strains: Northern Lights, Bubba Kush, Green Crack, Earthquake, or any Cambodian landrace.

  • Terpenes: caryophyllene, myrcene, pinene.

  • Fruity cannabis pairs well with Robusta or Arabica coffees.

  • Strains: Mountain High Purps, Orange Cream, Orange Soda, Grandaddy Purple, Grape Ape, Runtz, Zkittlez. Strains high in ethyl propionate smell skunky but taste citrusy sweet.

  • Terpenes: myrcene, limonene, pinene, caryophyllene.

3. Charred, mesquite cannabis will compliment an Irish coffee- particularly beneficial for hangovers.

  • Strains: GG4, White Widow, Northern Lights, Durban Poison.

  • Terpenes: humulene, terpinolene, caryophyllene, myrcene.

Two Simple Ways to Infuse Coffee (there are other ways!):

1. Tinctures and distillate may be added directly to you cup of coffee with no special preparations required- just mix well.

2. Infuse a pot of coffee:

  • Ingredients:

  • 0.02oz of decarboxylated cannabis

  • 3c water

  • 2tbsp butter or coconut oil

  • 1 strainer

  • 1 large container to strain into

  • 1 pan or coffee maker for final brewing

  • Instructions:

  • Grind up the cannabis as fine as possible

  • Bring 3c water to a boil in a pan and add in 2tbsp of butter or coconut oil

  • Reduce to simmer and sprinkle in the cannabis and let simmer for 40min, stirring occasionally to keep the herb from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

  • Remove from heat and pour through strainer into container.

  • Take the infused water and use the water to brew your coffee like you normally would.


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