The Beverage Blog

At Colorado’s Best Drinks, we strive to meet the highest standards of quality in all that we do – from our products to our written content. The Colorado's Best Drinks Beverage Blog showcases the most impactful and interesting stories and events related to CBD, hemp and bubbly beverages like our own. We’re excited to bring you stories showcasing exciting developments in several industries on the rise.

Each year, experts make annual predictions of changes to come within the CBD industry. Despite the unexpected and unprecedented challenges of 2020, pre-COVID industry predictions for the food and beverage markets still rang surprisingly true. If...

To put it lightly, 2020’s had some unexpected challenges and surprises we didn’t see coming. With the COVID-19 pandemic still rampant across the globe, we’ve done our best to adapt to unprecedented circumstances. Americans have opted for an increas...

The outbreak of Coronavirus 19, or COVID-19, has had numerous severe consequences for citizens and businesses across the globe. The World Health Organization officially dubbed the virus a pandemic last week, with numerous nations enforcing mandato...

Data and market research represents a growing industry in the United States and across the globe. With the capacity to inform higher-level business decisions with a shocking degree of accuracy, data is currently the most valuable existing asset o...

Edibles Expanding

Traditional forms of CBD are a thing of the past, with consumers growing hungry (and thirsty) for new forms of consumption. That’s why innovators of products with cannabidiol or broad spectrum hemp extract are expected to thrive...

Colorado-based biotech company Front Range Biosciences strives to partner next-level scientific research with the growth of popular crops – including both coffee and hemp. Recently, representatives for Front Range Biosciences announced the company’...

CBD, hemp and cannabis have all risen in prevalence and mainstream use, following a spate of legalization victories pertaining to all three. While it’s taken time for old stigmas and misinformation to subside, the use of cannabis for both medical a...

Cannabidiol is distinct from marijuana, as by definition, it contains no more than 0.3% THC. The CBD industry has skyrocketed over the past several years, with recent profit projections suggesting that the substance will soon exceed a billion dolla...

Advocates of cannabis and non-psychoactive derivatives across the nation – from hemp extract to cannabidiol – have long reported a number of benefits that they’ve personally experienced, and have attributed to their use of cannabinoids. In fact, cann...

For decades, lovers of all things cannabis have regarded April 20th – 4/20 – as their high holiday. Regardless of your stance on marijuana, you’re likely familiar with the occasion, which has made its way into American popular culture and our count...

There’s an overwhelming generalization that cannabis users weigh more than those who opt not to consume cannabis. Many seem to believe that regular marijuana users are overweight – or that they weigh more than those who lay off the substance altogether. A team of researchers at the University of Michigan aimed to evaluate this common theory – and determine whether there’s any relationship between weight gain and the continual use of cannabis.

Here at the Beverage Blog, we’ve discussed a variety of CBD drinks, as well as many hemp-based beverages – including our own delicious sparkling sodas with broad spectrum hemp extract. We recently reviewed the ins and outs of the 2018 Farm Bill ...

Extreme Effects of the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has ravaged communities across the United States, causing disproportionate damage to communities facing high levels of poverty, economic depression and limited social mobility. These issu...

It goes without saying that the hemp and CBD industries have been on the rise in recent years. From coffee to cocktails, to our scintillating selection of sparkling sodas, the beverage industry offers a growing variety of hemp-infused products to h...

The medicinal potential of CBD and broad spectrum hemp extract have long been overlooked in past decades. However, in recent years, increasing studies have supported the beneits of both non-psychoactive cannabinoids. The American public has also co...

This year, over 2,500 Tennessee farmers are licensed to grow hemp within the state as of this Spring. That figure represents an increase of more than 1,100% in a single year. Five or more farms can legally grow more than 1,000 total acres of hemp....

What are Terpenes?

Terpenes are a group of rich, aromatic essential oils. They're commonly found in CBD, hemp, and many common plants and fruits. Terpenes are abundant in the world today, and many studies have backed their potential to support we...

In 2013, Sanjay Gupta of CNN covered an in-depth glimpse into the life of Charlotte Figi, a Colorado girl with a severe, debilitating form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome. Starting in infancy, this progressive, medication-resistant nightmare...

CBD is just one of over a hundred naturally occurring plant compounds called “Cannabinoids” common to Hemp and Cannabis plants, alike. Named after the popular herb, Cannabinoids have a staggering range of health benefits, but did you know that Hemp...

Recent months have shown a fervor of news stories that indicate an interest in the Hemp industry, unparalleled for close to a century. US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell (R), the one that bears a striking resemblance to an Italian Tree Frog,...

Cannabidiol, or CBD as it's more commonly known, is just one of 80 compounds exclusive to cannabis and hemp plants. Unlike it's more popular cousin THC, however, CBD has no psychoactive qualities, meaning it does not induce the psychological effect...

A few years ago, parents of epileptic children started making headlines for risking their lives and custody - all for obtaining a non-psychoactive extract of cannabis plants known then as Rick Simpson Oil. The underground medicine was shown by lo...