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« on: May 17, 2011 03:32:35 PM »

I got the beer soap feva' haha Smiley




Leinenkugel Citrusy Summer Soap


20 oz. Olive Oil
19 oz. Coconut Oil
18 oz. Palm Oil
2 oz. Grapeseed Oil

8.44 oz. lye
16.7 oz. Leinenkugel Summer Shandy (boiled, simmered, and allowed to cool)

1 oz. lemongrass EO
1 oz. lime EO
.5 oz. lemon EO
.25 oz. grapefruit EO

Zest of one lemon and one lime
2 half and half containers for molds

This batch smells completely amazing, and the color is this soft buttery yellow. 

Ok BIG NEWS!  I'm very pleased to announce the local artisan beer store in my town asked if they could sell my beer soap!!!  I'm super excited, check back for some packaging updates on this batch Cheesy  I'm already planning new beer batches..  next up I think I'll do a tea time batch with berryweis, bergamot, and lavender and then in the fall a pumpkin stout batch!
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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2011 03:40:49 PM »

Awesome! And congrats on the beer store, that is awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2011 05:46:39 PM »

I've never heard of beer soap before. This is probably a stupid question, but does it smell like beer?
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« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2011 05:57:28 PM »

I've never heard of beer soap before. This is probably a stupid question, but does it smell like beer?

Not a stupid question at all!  The first batch was a wheat beer with a really spicy scent, and I couldn't really smell the beer.  This batch was a lighter hoppier beer and a lighter scent, and you can smell the beer a little.  Most people say it smells kind of like bread in the background, I think it just gives it a nice warm background scent, kind of rich.. 

Supposedly once the beer mixes in, it's great for your skin and hair too!  The lather on the first batch was completely awesome, I think the beer is a nice addition Smiley
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