Our New CBD-Infused Sparkling Water Flavors!
I’m extremely excited to formally write about our amazing new Take Five CBD flavors! You may have already seen them available, but I finally wanted to do a rundown of the flavors and chat a little bit about CBD for anyone who hasn’t heard of it yet. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a chemical derived from the hemp plant. It’s also an active ingredient in marijuana, but doesn’t produce a high. CBD began to be studied by the FDA in 2015, and there is evidence that CBD can help in treating such issues as insomnia, stress / anxiety and muscle
pain. The number of CBD based products on the market has been growing and we quickly realized that TAKE FIVE epitomizes what the CBD wellness industry stands for. When all is said and done, CBD is about making yourself feel good, either through stress relief, pain management or the general wellbeing benefits you see and hear about from the cosmetics industry and at TAKE FIVE, we encourage folks to find time in their lives to take a break, refresh, re-energize or simply unwind; in other words, feel good about yourself and the world around you. Before we get into more details, read here if you want to learn more about whether CBD is right for you.
Now I’ve soft-launched a couple of these flavors in some of Vibes For Five blogs, but they deserve a spotlight of their own because they are all just incredible. Seriously, when you hear the flavor combos that have been conceived, you’re gonna be blown away. Now still drink these responsibly, but since there is no alcohol in them and the CBD doesn’t produce a high, these naturally-flavored sparkling waters are a great way to start the day or give you that boost you need in the middle of work.
One refreshing and cool flavor perfect for a pick-me-up is the Green Tea, Cucumber & Mint. You wouldn’t think of this combo, but the subtle sweet mint and bitter herby tea balance beautifully together, and the cucumber makes it that much more cool and rejuvenating especially if you have it with some ice.
Our second CBD infused seltzer flavor is an absolute citrus bonanza, it’s Mango, Yuzu & Blood Orange! If you don’t know what yuzu is, it’s an aromatic citrus fruit that grows mostly in East Asian countries, and it is a super popular flavor in Japanese and Korean cuisine. It also used to be a tradition to bathe with yuzu fruits in the new year, and it’s adorably continued by capybaras at this Japanese zoo nowadays. Now as for the Mango, Yuzu & Blood Orange flavor itself, it’s stunning to see three citrus flavors come together so well. Mango’s subtle sweetness is the perfect foundation for the more punchy and tart yuzu and floral blood orange. If you love your orange juice in the morning or screwdrivers while you’re out at night, this is absolutely the TAKE FIVE CBD flavor for you.
The third CBD seltzer flavor now available is Ginger, Ginseng & Lime. I love that all these flavors are bold and unique, and this is no exception! The only way I used to really like ginger was in gingerbread houses and… that’s pretty much it, but I’ve since learned how incredible of an ingredient ginger can really be. The sweet earthiness of the ginseng cut the strong notes of ginger leaving a nice warm spice, and then when you add in some sharp and zesty lime it just takes the drink to another level. I love to see Lime be the star of the show for once! Too often we just see slices of lime on the side of the glass, and to that I say no more.
Last, but certainly not least, we’ve got the incredible Blueberry, Vanilla & Acai flavor. When I first saw this one, I really assumed that Gordon Ramsey must have swung by and lent us a recipe. Seriously, who would have thought of that combo? I would absolutely consider blueberries an underrated but top-tier berry. All the pretty berries like strawberries get the love, but blueberries are consistent and one of the best juice flavors. This rich, sweet blueberry flavor is taken somewhere even greater by the light and sweet vanilla, and the earthy acai provides a foundation that’s almost chocolatey. You have to taste it to believe it, but the Blueberry, Vanilla & Acai might just be my favorite new flavor.
Thanks for checking these new products out. Please try our new CBD Infused Sparkling Water if any of those incredible flavors appealed to you. Even if you’re taking a small time away from alcohol, or trying to quit for good, we’re here for you too, and you deserve a chance to TAKE FIVE just as much as anyone else.