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Lagunitas Brewing Company will launch the first-ever THC, IPA-inspired sparkling water

Northern California based Lagunitas Brewing Company on Tuesday announced it is launching what they are calling the first-ever THC, IPA-inspired sparking water.
Lagunitas Brewing Company will launch the first-ever THC, IPA-inspired sparkling water

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Northern California based Lagunitas Brewing Company on Tuesday announced it is launching what they are calling the first-ever THC, IPA-inspired sparkling water.

The IPA-inspired sparkling water will be infused with THC and/or CBD.

This new beverage collaboration with AbsoluteXtracts will mark the first time a major brewery has successfully and legally been represented in the THC-infused beverage space.

According to Lagunitas Brewing Company, Hi-Fi Hops is inspired by their IPA, will taste as refreshing as water, will have zero calories and gives drinkers the chill of sun-grown cannabis from AbsoluteXtracts, a CannaCraft brand.

"Hi-Fi Hops is not the first chapter in the love affair between cannabis and Lagunitas, but it is one of the most exciting," said Maria Stipp, CEO of Lagunitas Brewing Company. "The idea of being a part of a no-calorie beverage infused with cannabis seemed like a perfect next step in our product innovation, and a natural way to marry our past with our future."

Hi-Fi Hops, is expected to hit California dispensary shelves July 30th, and will be available in two dosages, one with 10 mg of THC and one with 5 mg of THC and 5mg of CBD. According to CannaCraft, those dozes will make a perfect drink for everyone from casual cannabis dabblers to long-time tokers.

"We believe that it's high-time that good beer inspired a provocative yet refreshing tasting non-alcoholic alternative - bubbly, aromatic, bitter, fruity and herbaceous with no gluten, no carbohydrates and a smidge of California sun-grown cannabis in every sip," said Jeremy Marshall, Lagunitas Brewmaster.

Hi-Fi Hops will initially be available only at dispensaries throughout California to anyone 21 or over. Lagunitas Brewing Company said the beverage will come in child-resistant packaging.