Brew-tiful is a luxurious cold-processed beer soap made with Crooked Crab Haze for Days Pale Ale. It has beautiful, deep scent of rich mahogany and teakwood. The beautiful label design of the Haze for Days beer inspired the soap design. The mix of black white and several shades of blue created such a nice contrast, I immediately thought it would make a beautiful (ahem, Brew-tiful) soap design as well!
Not familiar with the beer or the brand? It's local for me, literally 5 minutes from home. I'll insert a photo in the gallery of the beer can so you can see what I mean about the striking design!
A NOTE ABOUT BEER SOAP:
When making cold processed soap, a liquid is needed as part of the base. Typically, my soaps will use distilled water, aloe vera juice, or coconut milk. In the making of beer soaps, the liquid portion of the soap base was replaced with beer. The beer was boiled down to reduce the liquid, burn off the alcohol, and remove the carbonation. The result is a lovely caramel beer reduction that creates a beautiful soap base. The natural sugars in beer produce big, fluffy bubbles in the finished bars. Using a beer soap is truly a wonderful experience, and this combination of mahogany and teakwood fragrance is warm and soothing.
Ingredients: Olive Oil, coconut oil, water, RSPO palm oil, sodium hydroxide, beer, castor oil, sweet almond oil, fragrance, titanium dioxide, beer powder, mica, activated charcoal