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#1 Jim Bob

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 01:38 PM

I need to use fake beer for a shoot. Can anyone tell me how this can be done. I needs to be non-alcoholic and must be foamy and poured like beer. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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#2 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 01:43 PM

Non alcoholic beer looks pretty good, just doesn't taste so good.
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#3 Jim Bob

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 01:45 PM

It needs to be something that is not beer at all. "Non alcoholic" beer still has alcohol. I need something i can make from ingredients.
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Posted 03 October 2010 - 01:56 PM

There is alcohol-free, rather than low-alcohol, beer. I can't think why you have to make it, rather than buy it.
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#5 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 02:06 PM

Here are some alcohol free beers, some of which contain no alcohol.

http://www.alcoholfr...cd58f2976a8a804

Of course you could use the real thing:



I believe there were 7 takes.
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#6 Mark Dunn

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Posted 04 October 2010 - 11:09 AM

A glass like that with a lot of head looks like about 200ml, the size you get in Köln.
Whilst 1.4l of 5% Carlsberg is a little challenging, and I'd much prefer Kölsch, it's still only about the same alcohol content as a bottle of Mosel Riesling and I'm sure John Mills took it in his stride. Although sitting down no doubt helped.
I don't know about you colonials but anyone in the film industry here would surely be able to down that much without breaking step.
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#7 Richard Kinkade

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Posted 17 October 2010 - 03:32 PM

I think Non-alcoholic beer should look enough like real beer. I guess since Non-alcoholic beer has a little bit of alcohol in it, then maybe applejuice would work. Shaking it up and pouring it might give it a good beer-like head.
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#8 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 17 October 2010 - 05:58 PM

just had a thought, but one might also try to sell cream soda ;)
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#9 Mike Lary

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Posted 17 October 2010 - 10:01 PM

If you end up using alcohol-free beer, you should be able to make the head last longer by adding a little salt.
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Posted 05 December 2010 - 06:56 PM

I need to use fake beer for a shoot. Can anyone tell me how this can be done. I needs to be non-alcoholic and must be foamy and poured like beer. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


There is non-alcoholic beer for sale.
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