Here’s the Buzz: Do THC-Infused Drinks Get You High?

If you’ve been to your local dispensary lately, then you’ve more than likely noticed the plethora of THC drinks taking up shelf space or in the refrigerators.

It’s true — THC drinks are everywhere now and people are loving them!

But if you’re new to the idea of drinking your cannabis, you probably have questions. Mainly, how long are you going to be high if you down one of these refreshing beverages?

We’re not good at keeping secrets, so we’ve shared everything we know about the effects of THC-infused drinks so you can plan your high around any special occasion.

Table of Contents

  • Keef Brands: Find Our THC Drinks Near You
  • How Long Does a THC-Infused Drink Last?
  • Keef Brands Makes THC Drinks With Fun and Lasting Effects

Keef Brands: Find Our THC Drinks Near You

Serving up everything from THC-infused sodas to THC-infused sparkling waters in all your favorite flavors, Keef Brand is an industry leader where drinkable cannabis is concerned.

Our THC drinks are fast-acting, great tasting, and deliver a delicious high that’s perfect for any occasion. Skip the hangover and choose a Keef THC drink instead!

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How Long Does a THC-Infused Drink Last?

This question can be interpreted in various ways, so, instead we’re going to be as thorough as possible, by answering these three questions below:

  • How long do the effects of a THC drink last?
  • How long does a THC drink last once opened?; and
  • How long is the shelf life of a THC drink?

How Long Do Keef Drinks Take To Kick In?

Keef drinks typically take 15 minutes to kick in. The onset time can vary depending on several factors, including your metabolism, the dosage of cannabis in the drink, and your tolerance to cannabis.

If you’re new to THC drinks, we always recommend that you start with a low dose and wait patiently for the effects to kick in.

How Does This Compare to Other Cannabis Products?

When consumed, the active compounds in cannabis, such as THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), are absorbed through the digestive system.

Once they enter the bloodstream, they are transported to the liver, where they are metabolized before circulating throughout the body and eventually reaching the brain.

This process takes time, which is why it can take a little longer to kick in compared to your other favorite forms of cannabis consumption, such as smoking or vaping.

How Long Do the Effects of THC Drinks Last?

On average, the effects of THC drinks can last anywhere from 4 to 12 hours, but this time frame can be shorter or longer depending on the individual and the specific circumstances.

After consuming a THC-infused beverage, the THC is absorbed into the bloodstream and distributed throughout the body. Once it starts interacting with the cannabinoid receptors in your brain and other parts of the body, you’ll start to feel the effects.

The duration of these effects depends on certain factors, such as:

  • Your body weight
  • Your metabolism
  • How much you consume
  • The level of THC in the beverage

How Does This Compare to How Long Other Cannabis Products Last?

The duration of effects from a THC drink will generally last longer than vaping or smoking and will be similar to that of an edible.

Keep in mind that the amount of THC you consume, your metabolism, and your experience with cannabis are going to make a difference in how long the effects last, but here’s a general guideline:

  • Vaping – 1 to 8 hours
  • Smoking – 1 to 6 hours
  • Edibles – up to 12 hours

How Long Do THC Drinks Last After Opening?

Once a THC-infused drink has been opened, its shelf life and potency can be affected. THC drinks, like other perishable beverages, are best consumed shortly after opening to ensure optimal freshness and potency.

Once opened, exposure to air, light, and temperature fluctuations can contribute to the degradation of the drink’s active compounds — including the THC!

Over time, the potency of the THC can decrease, meaning you might not stay high as long as you did when you first opened the drink.

Keef Brand THC-infused beverages will stay good for two weeks in the refrigerator after opening — but don’t worry, we don’t think they’ll still be around that long anyway!

What Is the Shelf Life of a THC Beverage?

Generally speaking, THC beverages that are commercially produced and properly packaged can have a shelf life of several months to a year or more. This all depends on the manufacturing process, the type of preservatives used, and the storage conditions.

To maximize the shelf life of a THC beverage, you should store it in a cool, dark place, away from direct sunlight and excessive heat. Refrigeration is usually recommended for maintaining the freshness and potency of THC-infused beverages.

Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions regarding storage and expiration dates so you can be sure the product is safe to consume and will maintain its desired effects.

Keef beverages will keep on the shelf for 6 months prior to opening. Make sure to refrigerate and use within two weeks after opening — again, we’re pretty sure it won’t last that long!

Do THC Drinks Need To Be Refrigerated?

Whether THC drinks need to be refrigerated depends on the specific product and its manufacturer’s recommendations. Some THC-infused beverages may require refrigeration to maintain their freshness, potency, and stability, while others should be stored in a cool, dark place.

Refrigeration can help extend the shelf life of THC drinks by slowing down the degradation of cannabinoids, including THC. Cooler temperatures can help preserve the potency and overall quality of the product.

However, refrigeration alone may not completely halt the degradation process, and over time, the potency of the THC can still decrease.

To determine if a THC drink should be refrigerated, you can check the product packaging or contact the manufacturer for specific storage instructions.

Keef Brand recommends that you refrigerate before and after opening — because doesn’t everyone prefer their bevvies cold?

Keef Brands Makes THC Drinks With Fun and Lasting Effects

Keef Brand THC drinks offer something for everyone. Not only do our drinks absorb quickly, but they last long too! Available in …

  • Classic soda
  • Energy drinks
  • Sparkling H2O
  • Mocktails; and
  • Life H2O

… you’re sure to find a drink to suit your tastes.

If you’re tired of waking up after every special occasion feeling sluggish and lousy, Keef could be your rescue remedy. No hangovers. No regrets. Just great taste and plenty of fun.

The content in this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.