February Flavor of the Month
Spicy & Fresh Cayenne Citron
Spicy cayenne and earthy black peppercorn blend with organically grown hemp extract, bright citron, and Mandarin orange for an invigorating infusion.
True to our flavor philosophy of enhancing the natural terpenes (aroma and flavor compounds) in our fragrant hemp extract, our Cayenne Citron elixirs highlight Caryophyllene, also known as beta-caryophyllene, and the ever-present Limonene. Caryophyllene lends a spicy, peppery bite to many cannabis strains. We use a combination of black peppercorn and cayenne pepper to enhance those woody aromas we love while lending a kick and a pleasant pink hue to our drinks.
Limonene, the terpene found in citrus rind, gives that clean, fresh and citrus lift in flavor- what we refer to as the “high note.” Our flavor of the month contains a blend of citron, the OG citrus fruit with a thick rind and a lightly perfumed fragrance, and mandarin orange.
Cayenne Citron is the third flavor we released in our inspired lineup of elixirs and is a staff favorite within team Aurora. The balanced blend of spice and citrus is invigorating and refreshing, yet grounding in its earthiness.
As always, our elixirs are delicious on their own, but this one pairs particularly well with agave spirits like tequila or smoky mezcal, but is also a wonderful topper to spice up a “Bee’s Knees” cocktail of gin, lemon juice, honey syrup.
Find more inspired recipe ideas and flavor inspiration on our Golden Hour blog page.