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 that illuminate the exciting developments in several industries on the rise.

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 country’s national discourse. This goes to show the diversity of subjects that our nation's holidays may recognize - and the increased awareness that tends to follow suit. While many beloved holidays have...

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 hit the spot. The craft brewing industry is no exception. This is no surprise to those well-acquainted with both hemp and hops. Both hops and cannabis come from the plant family Cannabaceae, and the tw...

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. Needless to say, this sharp rise in hemp farming speaks volumes as to the assessed marketability of broad spectrum hemp, and to the overall appeal of those looking to profit from this cash crop. Never...

AROMATHERAPY CANDLES

There’s no better start to a relaxing evening than lighting a favorite candle – especially one with a sweet and soothing aroma. Aromatherapy has been used ritualistically for centuries. This ancient practice taps into our sense of smell, which is the most primal of our five senses. Hemp-derived aromatherapy candles are believed to promote a sense of well-being and improve the mood of their users.

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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 wellness in several different ways. Like the phytocannabinoid-rich hemp extract found in all of our CBD beverages, terpenes naturally enrich the array of foods and plants which contain them. While there...

If you’ve ever had a friend with a dairy allergy – or if you are that friend – you’ve known the heartbreak of a lifetime without ice cream. Thankfully, the marketplace is better today than ever before for those of us with allergies to food. Almond milk, coconut milk, and soy milk are popular options for those living without lactose. Many without serious issues just prefer the taste of dairy-free options to milk that comes from cows (myself incl...