Hey, bud, marijuana beer is here

All right, all right, all right: South Florida’s first marijuana-infused beers are coming to Devour Brewing Company in Boynton Beach.

The brewery’s Apricot Haze Berliner-Weisse and Florida Thunder IPA will be infused with cannabis terpenes oil, which gives cannabis its distinctive fragrance. But not to worry: These cannabis beers are all flavor, and will contain none of the psychoactive chemical compounds found in marijuana, such as THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol).

“If they did, I wouldn’t be talking to you over the phone right now. I’d be in jail,” Devour co-owner Chip Breighner says. “It’s superstrong, has a pungent flavor, and it smells and tastes just like the real thing.”

But it’s not the real thing, Breighner adds. Early test batches of Apricot Haze and Florida Thunder, which he released in mid-November, drew positive reactions and sold out “within days,” he says. The beers also drew questions.

“Like, some people were afraid...

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