Ent-Draught: A CBD cocktail from Lord of the Rings | How to Drink


Celebrate the Lord of the Rings AND 4/20 with this CBD based cocktail!


The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit has been something of a favorite among the counter cultural crowd since it’s publication, much to J.R.R. Tolkien’s chagrin! It’s true, he was not a fan of the hippies who so loved his work, and actually actively worked to prevent his books publication in the United States where the wrong sort of people were enjoying it. Kind of a killjoy, right? In the end though, money won out the day, the book got published, the hippies all got executive level jobs, and everything turned green. Which brings me to this cocktail, a combination of Jameson Whiskey, CBD oil and Amaro Cio Ciaro, it’s a easy sipping nod to the Ent-Draught served by Treebeard to Merry and Pippin when they’re in his care. The books describe his heady brew as tasting like a cool breeze blown through a deep and mossy forest, which is pretty evocative! Happily I found that this CBD from FxCBD did most of the work for me in the flavor department. CBD in food and drinks is a growing trend I can’t ignore, and while I can’t verify the health bennifits of ingesting CBD, I can clearly see it’s making plenty of people feel better, and I can suggest a tasty recipe it works well in a cocktail for. Here it is:

2 oz. -or- 60 ml. Irish Whiskey
~.25 oz. -or- ~7ml. Amaro Cio Ciaro
An Eye Dropper of CBD Oil
Stir over ice
Serve up
Garnish with rosemary sprig

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