As ironic as it is for someone in the cannabis industry, I’m pretty prone to tension. CBD tends to be the first thing I reach for to help me relax, and often CBD beverages in particular because of their convenience and fun variety of flavours.
That’s why I was so excited to try out the Embody Mint and Honey Green Sparkling Tea, a CBD beverage that really pushes the envelope to create a truly unique experience.
CBD & THC Potency
What struck me first about Embody is its impressive potency.
At 40mg of CBD per can, it’s the beverage with the highest CBD dose on the market. Paired with 2mg of THC to help it along, it has an ideal CBD to THC ratio for anyone looking to unwind without derailing their day with an unexpected high.
That said, I was deeply impressed with the effects. I gave this a try on a cool evening while I was cooking dinner, and by the time I was finished I found myself in a state of deep, blissful relaxation.
As soon as it hit and I sank into my couch, I was struck with one persistent thought: “I wish I was on a beach right now.”
embody is like post-massage bliss in a can and absolutely perfect for cooling off and chilling out on a hot summer day. It’s almost a little too relaxing for me to recommend consuming in the middle of a work day, excluding those who work in creative fields that might need a little something to loosen up.
Let me reiterate—that 40mg is not just for show! I look forward to seeing more CBD beverages come out with this level of potency now that embody has broken this new ground.
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Embody Beverage Taste
As far as taste is concerned, I’m honestly a little torn. The honey and green tea flavours play really well together, making it delightfully light and refreshing.
The mint, however, I found somewhat jarring. This is likely more of an issue of personal taste than objective quality, as I am not a mint person to begin with. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed it a lot; I was just a little startled by the way the mint flavour would slowly emerge after each sip.
If mint isn’t your thing, I’d recommend trying their Blood Orange + Rosemary flavour instead, as it has the same fantastic dosage for different tastes.
embody is also a little thicker than one would expect of an iced tea, similar to something like a kombucha. This isn’t a negative at all (in fact, it gave it a beautiful golden colour when I poured it into my glass), it’s just something to keep in mind along with your personal drink preferences.
If you’re a big fan of drinks that can cool you off like a breeze and taste great while doing it, embody is the perfect pick for you.
All in all, embody truly impressed me with its ground-breaking potency and stellar effects.
I’m so glad I tried it just as summer crests on the horizon, as now I get to share a whole cooler full with my friends at our next beach expedition or picnic in the park.
I cannot wait to experience the full-body bliss it offers out in the warm weather, and I look forward to seeing how it will inspire future CBD beverages moving forward.
embody Rankings (10 = Best)
- First impression: 9
- Packaging: 8
- Ease of use: 9
- Potency: 10
- Flavour: 7
- Value: 9
THC: 2 mg
CBD: 40 mg
Package Date: 2021-03-01
Cannabinoid: CBD Dominant with THC
Strain lineage: N/A
Taste: Mint, Honey and Green Tea
Format: 335ml can