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« on: May 02, 2011 07:17:09 AM »

I was worried about how it would come out, but I finally tried a batch of CP beer soap!

Close Up with Lime Zest:


16 oz light colored Olive Oil
14 oz Free Trade sustainable Palm Oil (or regular haha)
12 oz Coconut Oil
1.6 oz Grapeseed oil (it helps the lather, but you don't want too much)

13 oz VERY FLAT beer (I used Hoegarten, boiled it, simmered it, and let it sit on the counter for 2 days)
6.4 oz lye

1 oz basil essential oil
1 oz rosemary essential oil
.5 oz lime essential oil
drizzle of patchouli essential oil (not enough that it discolored the batch)
zest of one lime, dried overnight

The beer bubbled a little bit when I added the lye, but it didn't volcano..  it did smell freaking awful though Smiley  I melted all the oils together prior, this batch thickened really fast.  I think I only stick blended on low for about a minute and then another 30 seconds when I added the oils and zest.  I molded them in a milk carton and a cutie little heavy cream carton.

The smell is pretty good, I wish I'd had more Lime EO (I actually ordered a full ounce and they messed up my order so I only got a half an ounce).  Anyway, it's spicy and a little citrusy..  I think it's a good man batch, hopefully my man likes it Cheesy

« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2011 08:24:08 AM »

Looks good!

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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2011 09:04:52 AM »

It looks great and I like the EO blend you chose for it Smiley Very manly indeed!

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« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2011 01:13:23 PM »

Looks nice! I bet it smells great too!

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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2011 09:41:19 PM »

You go girl!! Beer soaps are the best..

Looks fab-o!!

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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2011 03:45:39 AM »

I've got the beer soap feva'!  This weekend, I'm doing a Leinenkugel Summer Shandy batch with all kinds of citrus EO's Cheesy 

thanks for the nice words, everybody!
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2011 08:05:51 PM »

Looks great!  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2011 07:56:55 AM »

Oooo very cool!  I'm getting a soap making itch that I will need to learn how to scratch soon.  Thanks for sharing!


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