If you’re looking to enhance your cannabis experience or simply enjoy a unique way of consuming it, then making Green Dragon might be just the thing for you. This easy-to-follow recipe will guide you through the process of creating this potent marijuana-infused beverage.
- 1 nug of marijuana
- 4 shots of vodka or any high-concentration hard liquor
- Measuring glass
- Coffee filter
- Rubber band
- Prepare the Marijuana: Start by microwaving the marijuana nug for about 2 minutes. This step activates the THC, making it ready for infusion.
- Set Up Your Work Area: Fill a pot with water, about a quarter of the way, and place the measuring glass inside it. This will be your makeshift double boiler.
- Combine Alcohol and Marijuana: Pour the 4 shots of vodka (or more if desired) into the measuring glass. Add the activated marijuana nug to the vodka.
- Heat the Mixture: Use a stove to heat the pot with the measuring glass inside. To ensure you don’t overheat the alcohol, place a thermometer in the measuring glass and aim to maintain a temperature of around 165 degrees Fahrenheit (74 degrees Celsius). Allow it to simmer for 20 minutes. Be cautious not to exceed 173 degrees Fahrenheit (78 degrees Celsius), as alcohol boils at this point.
- Cover for Safety: To minimize the risk of alcohol vapors, cover the measuring glass with a lid or another suitable cover while it’s simmering. Safety first!
- Stir Occasionally: Stir the marijuana in the alcohol mixture every so often to ensure an even infusion.
- Strain the Green Dragon: After 20 minutes, remove the measuring glass from the heat. Take a glass and secure a coffee filter on top of it using a rubber band. Carefully pour the Green Dragon through the filter, allowing it to strain out any pieces of marijuana.
- Serve and Enjoy: Green Dragon has a strong, bitter taste, so it’s a good idea to have a soda or another preferred beverage on hand to chase it down. Alternatively, you can mix it into other drinks or consume it as is.
Rate this Recipe:
- Difficulty: Easy
- Serves: N/A
- “Wow, that sounds really cool. I’m definitely going to try this out!”
- “Seriously, chemistry 101, the only heating needed is the microwave step…”
- “Tinctures are better and easier…”
- “I have done Green Dragon before, and this recipe isn’t very good…”
Making Green Dragon can be a fun and experimental process, but always consume it responsibly and in moderation. If you’re new to cannabis or alcohol infusions, be sure to start with a small amount and gauge its effects on you. Happy experimenting, and remember to stay safe!