Crafting Cannabis Cocktails for a Toasty Thanksgiving Eve

Elevate your Thanksgiving Eve celebrations with these delightful cannabis-infused cocktail recipes, curated specially for our Weed Queens.

Thanksgiving Eve, often deemed “Drinksgiving,” is the perfect time to gather with close friends, toast to gratitude, and revel in the warm, festive ambiance. While traditional alcoholic concoctions have their charm, why not explore a new frontier of festivities with cannabis-infused cocktails? Here’s how to blend the soothing qualities of cannabis with classic cocktail ingredients for a harmonious, toasty evening.

1. Cannabis-Infused Simple Syrup: Your Versatile Base

Before diving into the recipes, creating a cannabis-infused simple syrup is a must.


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 gram of decarboxylated cannabis (adjust based on desired potency)


  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar and water. Heat until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add the cannabis and simmer on low for about 20 minutes. Ensure it doesn’t boil.
  3. Strain out the cannabis and store the syrup in an airtight container. Refrigerate.

2. Herb Highball

A refreshing mix of effervescence and zest.


  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz cannabis-infused simple syrup
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • Soda water


  1. Mix gin, cannabis syrup, and lemon juice in a shaker.
  2. Pour into a glass filled with ice.
  3. Top with soda water. Garnish with a lemon twist.

3. Mary Jane’s Mule

An earthy twist on the classic Moscow Mule.


  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz cannabis-infused simple syrup
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Ginger beer


  1. Combine vodka, cannabis syrup, and lime juice in a copper mug filled with ice.
  2. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with a lime wheel.

4. Toasty Toddy

Warm and soothing, perfect for a chilly evening.


  • 2 oz bourbon or rum
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons cannabis-infused simple syrup
  • Hot water
  • Lemon slice and a cinnamon stick for garnish


  1. In a mug, combine alcohol, honey, and cannabis syrup.
  2. Fill the mug with hot water and stir until honey dissolves.
  3. Add a slice of lemon and a cinnamon stick.

5. Can-na-Bliss Chocolate Martini

Decadence in a glass.


  • 1.5 oz chocolate liqueur
  • 1.5 oz creme de cacao
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 0.5 oz cannabis-infused simple syrup
  • Chocolate shavings for garnish


  1. In a shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients (except for shavings).
  2. Shake until chilled.
  3. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with chocolate shavings.


Crafting cannabis cocktails can introduce a delightful twist to your Thanksgiving Eve celebrations. Always consume responsibly and be mindful of combining cannabis with alcohol, as effects can be amplified. For those who prefer a non-alcoholic version, simply omit the alcohol and enjoy these delightful mixes as mocktails. Cheers to a toasty, elevated evening with friends and family!

Disclaimer: Always consume responsibly and ensure you’re abiding by local laws and regulations. Adjust the dosage according to your tolerance level and inform guests about the cannabis content in the cocktails.

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