Reading through a thread at marijuana.com on the subject of pairing marijuana and beverages, I was shocked at the lack of research. Aside from some advice about pairing blunts with malt liquor, and a pretty good shaken margarita recipe that was recommended with "spicy buds," there was little evidence of any serious connoisseurship.
The similarity in aroma between Cascade hops and high-grade marijuana is what brought the subject to mind. I wondered if anyone had tried pairing super-hoppy IPAs with a fragrant strain of cannabis. Would the two flavors complement each other? Or are they too similar to work together? And what about the quality of the altered state?
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Having written reams on the subject of pairing cigars and after dinner drinks, back in my tobacco-obsessed youth, I feel like there is a lot more research to be done here. Feel free to elucidate us if you have any insight into the subject.