moldy scoby

Brewers Beware of Mold

Oh no. It is something every kombucha home-brewer fears: Mold 😲 Scobys can get moldy for several reasons. This post discusses how your kombucha scoby can get infested with mold, what to do if you see mold, and how to avoid mold in the first place 👍 Mold is Rare, Really In my years of

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The integrity of kombucha and why reading labels matters

Why reading the label matters

Your favorite kombucha brands may be watered down. Kombucha Brewers International released a Code of Practice. The code distinguishes between the following categories: Traditional Kombucha Tea: This is a fermented tea, made with a scoby and sugar. The way I make my brew at home would be considered a Traditional Kombucha Tea. Kombucha: Same as

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Herb garden

Using herbs to flavor kombucha

Nothing amps up the complexity of a kombucha fruit flavor like a fresh herb. Look to delicious and popular retail brewers with flavors like Blood Orange Mint and Lavender Chamomile for inspiration.

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Kombucha bottles

Kombucha bottling basics

How to choose the best bottles for your brew I’ve been bottling home-brew kombucha for years. Various bottle options exist — some better than others! Accumulating the right bottles for a good home-brew stash can take creativity and knowledge about the brewing process. Recall in the kombucha brewing and fermentation process the first fermentation (F1)

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