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Anyone try ABV Butter using a Mota Pot?

Discussion in 'Cooking with Cannabis' started by Solomon, Jan 1, 2015.

  1. funkyjunky

    funkyjunky moooo Manufacturer

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    hey guys,

    ive successfully made two batches of very good chocolates. used solid coconutoil and water (2 parts oil 1 part water maybe).

    i wanted to suggest using roasted nuts to accompany the abv taste. it plays together really well actually! its tasty even.

    i also added, coconut shreddings and a very strong ristretto to the chocolate,abv-oil mix.

    yes i made my country (switzerland) proud by going full chocolatier, even added crumbs of biscuits on top of the mold, so now the chocolates have a biscuit floor.

    guess what i want to say is, go nuts with nuts and other things to make really delicious chocolates.


    also @nickdanger that is correct. i dont know if you really need lecithin when u separate the water, the oil is stable by itself.
     
  2. nickdanger

    nickdanger Well-Known Member

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    @funkyjunky I believe the oil is stable by itself, but had read a couple of threads that mentioned using lecithin to increase the potency of the herb/avb. It takes me SO long to accumulate any quantity of AVB that I am just trying to do all I can to maximize it!
     
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  3. Concupiscient

    Concupiscient Active Member

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    Inspired Christmas gift to self:

    A 3 cup espresso maker;
    Decarbed ground h@$#;
    Coconut oil, lecithin & a bit of water.
    A potent result, yes?
     
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  4. Concupiscient

    Concupiscient Active Member

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    Espresso machine or French coffee press type?
    Will the coconut oil in the espresso machine get to the steam/boil level for infusion - or just clog and other ways destroy it?
    Am I overthinking
     
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  5. funkyjunky

    funkyjunky moooo Manufacturer

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    so for some theory as i pull it out my nose:

    oil liquidifies, water starts to boil, oil doesnt boil at that temp but is liquid. water vapor pressure starts pressing out everything from bottom section to the top. oil alone wont work, some water is needed.
    since he oil is clear, opposed to butter, it does not clog. however if you grind the abv superfine and really press the chamber there is too much restriction and he oil has trouble getting through,the water might.

    dont pack too tightly, add lets say 1/4 water minimum
     
  6. Concupiscient

    Concupiscient Active Member

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    Encouraging - Thank You!
     
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2016
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  7. mephisto

    mephisto Well-Known Member

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    I have a beautiful slab of abv infused coconut oil in the fridge. Used the exact prep as suggested by @funkyjunky . Problem is I am too much of a sissy to try a dose. The fact remains that the Mota pot method works very well as described.
     
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  8. howie105

    howie105 Well-Known Member

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    Hey Nick, Bradshaw is looking for you and Nancy called.
     
  9. witka

    witka Member

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    wow the electric Moka sounds like a great idea, put it on the patio no smell in the house...boom done.. might need to try it
     
  10. -francois-

    -francois- Well-Known Member

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    Hi ! Has anyone tried to use it with weed + coffee ? Sandwich method ( one layer of coffee, one of weed, and the rest with coffee) or first layer with weed and complete with coffee.
    The idea is that if there is not enough pressure gradient between both sides of the filter, the extraction will be too fast. Ground coffee beans expand while water goes through them, building up more pressure inside the middle of the two chambers. Moka pots are designed to be used with coffee !
    At the end, do as usual : separate water & oil phase. Only difference is that the "water phase" will be in fact coffee !

    Question for those who use the "moka pot" technique for quite a while now : is this a method used for convenience only, or can it compete with the "slow cooker" method ?

    Thanks, Cheers :-)
     
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2016
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  11. Krazy

    Krazy Well-Known Member

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    I made a batch of cannacoffee. Can't say if it work mo' better.

    While I originally thought of transitioning to small batches of oil made with a moka pot I have stuck with the MBM.
     
  12. ilsasta

    ilsasta Active Member

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    It should work, but the effect shold be very vague as there is no fat to deliver THC to our receptors, in theory.
     
  13. -francois-

    -francois- Well-Known Member

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    Of course, I meant that water+butter( or whatever oil you want) should be used in the liquid reservoir. The coffee idea was just because I thought that with weed only, water would flow too fast through the "weed layer" and thus that we would get a poor extraction.
    But I still haven't bought a moka pot yet. Will definitely try in the future.
    Peace
     
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  14. ilsasta

    ilsasta Active Member

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    ...ooops I've done it again, just made another batch of 70g of cannabutter, with 90g of butter. This time I've used 8gr of ABV, it should be more potent than last time. Also divided in 2x20gr and 1x30gr portions and saved it into the freezer.
     
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  15. MinnBobber

    MinnBobber Well-Known Member

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    Using just ABV works just fine. No need to mix coffee with the ABV. The ABV should be ground down to powder, so it's just like the super fine espresso coffee, it provides resistance for the water/oil to push thru and extract.
    Mota pot with ABV and water/oil works great
     
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