Tom Collins cocktails are refreshing during the summer, but they may not be as splendid when autumn rolls around. If you love seasonal spritzers, then you should consider trying this pear-infused Tom Collins rendition. You’ll still enjoy the bright citrus and botanicals in the original, plus some sweet pear aromatics.
To give this Pear Collins an extra “punch” of calm, we’re going to add a dropperful of Tribe CBD oil. A little hemp extract is all it takes to turn up this cocktail’s relaxation factor.
CBD Pear Collins Recipe
If you can’t find a pear-infused liqueur in your nearest store, you may want to try your hand at making this ingredient. Don’t worry; it’s not as complicated as it sounds. Honestly, the most important thing you need to make pear liqueur is patience.
To make this recipe, core and dice one medium-sized pear and put it in a large mason jar. Add about one cup of brandy and let the mixture sit for about four to five days.
Once your brandy mixture is ready, core and chop another pear and heat it in a pot over medium-low heat with one cup of sugar and one cup of water. Keep stirring till this mix reaches a simmer and all the sugar dissolves.
Lastly, when your peach-infused simple syrup is cool, pour it into the brandy infusion. Let this sit for a few days, or until it reaches your desired flavor. When your liqueur is ready, simply pour it through a fine strainer to remove all the pear particles.
Please note: This recipe is just a bare-bones approach to making peach liqueur. There are plenty of additional ingredients you could add to jazz up the flavor. So, if you’re interested in experimenting with vanilla extract, honey, or vodka, go ahead and let your imagination run wild!
• 1 ½ oz gin
• 2 oz pear-infused liqueur
• ½ oz lemon juice
• Seltzer water, to top
• 1 dropperful Tribe CBD oil
• Fresh pear slices, optional
• Pour gin, pear liqueur, lemon juice, and Tribe CBD oil into a cocktail shaker
• Shake with ice until well chilled
• Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass
• Serve with pear slices if desired
Long before the term “superfood” was invented, pears were a pretty big deal amongst nutritionists. In fact, many traditional doctors in China and Korea still regard the pear as the “fruit of immortality.”
One of the “core” benefits of eating a pear is its high amounts of fiber. Current estimates suggest just one pear has 22 percent of your recommended fiber intake. Considering most Americans eat well below the daily recommended dose of 25 grams of fiber, adding just one pear to your life could make a big difference.
Is CBD Oil Good For Digestive Health?
Speaking of fiber, many people are curious whether CBD has any gut-healing benefits. At this point, nobody’s sure how the endocannabinoid system interacts with digestive health. However, there’s preliminary research that CBD may reduce symptoms of nausea. Also, since CBD seems to have anti-anxiety effects, it may help settle a “stressed out” stomach.
To find out more about how to use Tribe’s CBD oil, please click here.
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