Scorpio Season is October 24 – November 22. Scorpios are said to be one of the most interesting signs because of their intensity, secrecy, and depth.
Therefore, Scorpio Spirits Kombucha features plenty of juicy cherries. Cherries, ruled by Venus, draw energy to loving matters. Frozen cherries can be found at most grocery stores and co-ops, and when frozen, make a decadent and natural kombucha flavor. As you prepare this recipe, think about the love in your life that you have to be grateful for.
Cherry – thawed frozen, or fresh (2 tbsp)
Fresh ginger – a dime to penny-sized slice (1 tbsp)
Sweet Heat! Is a perfect recipe to try one or two bottles during your regular kombucha flavoring process. The blend of sweet berries, a dash of local maple syrup, and fresh peppers (maybe right out of your garden?) will tickle your nose. Be warned – this one is not for the faint of heart! Sip delicately 🤧💚
Fresh garden jalapenos work best in this recipe but feel free to experiment with any other type of fresh pepper you have on hand or stumble on at a local farmers market. A little squirt of real maple syrup (local to you, if possible) is a nonnegotiable addition to round out Sweet Heat! Kombucha.
Jalapeno – fresh, sliced (½ tsp, usually one sliver of a slice)
Maple Syrup (1 squirt)
Blueberries – thawed frozen, or fresh (2 tbsp)
Some of the best advice I’ve given is to experiment with pepper-infused kombucha one bottle at a time. Pepper kombucha is a different taste I occasionally enjoy, but I definitely don’t want six bottles of it in my fridge at a time.
Leo Season is July 22 – August 23, and this is a warm fire sign. Ruled by the Sun, Leos like to create and let themselves shine. I’ve honored this essence in Leo’s Creation Kombucha recipe, a warm, decadent, and naturally sweet kombucha. The energy of the sign-inspired drink may amplify your creative tendencies and cravings for romance and luxury.
Indulged with ripe cherries, this kombucha lets Leo lions be the savory center of attention. I recommend fresh cherries, which can be found in Wisconsin around Leo season. Plucked right from your garden, fresh sage gives a different type of earthy touch. An optional touch of local Wisconsin maple syrup evens it all out.
Cherry – fresh, or frozen and thawed (1 – 1 ½ tablespoons)
Sage – 3 leaves dried or fresh, crushed between your fingers
Gemini Season is May 21-June 21. This playful air sign is all about communication, perfect for a juicy, fuzzy sweet peach. Gemini is a constellation in the northern sky, one of the zodiac constellations. It is located between Taurus and Cancer. The constellation is dominated by Castor andPollux, twins conceived by different fathers to originate two bright stars that appear relatively close together, forming an o shape.
✨If you have the space and funds, take advantage of bulk deals and dehydrate extra peaches for a peachy winter escape. They also provide a rich-tasting finish to this gourmet kombucha recipe.
Maple syrup is a decadent addition to homemade kombucha. Wisconsin is known for its dairy, cheese, and beer, but quality maple syrup is another delicious product that the state is known for. Made from the sap of sugar maple trees, Wisconsinites have plenty of local options. Many producers ship, if you don’t live around local maple syrup ????
Peach – fresh, frozen and thawed, or dehydrated (1+ tbsp)
Maple Syrup (1 squirt)
Chamomile – dried flower petals (2 tsp)
???? More about chamomile Chamomile is a popular garden flower known for its daisy-like appearance and calming properties. It is a self-seeding annual, meaning it will reseed itself year after year, so you may find chamomile popping up in your garden every year.
Around this time of year, volunteer chamomiles start popping up in my garden and overwintered pots.
Dried chamomile flowers are a favorite for my homegrown nighttime tea blends. They also provide a rich-tasting finish to this gourmet kombucha recipe. If chamomile grows in your garden, you can harvest the flowers when they are fully open.
To dry the flowers, spread them out in an airy basket, on a screen, or a piece of paper in a well-ventilated area. The flowers should be dry within a few days. Once the flowers are dry, you can store them in an airtight container for up to a year. With a bit of care, you can enjoy chamomile flowers in your garden year after year.
Jupiter’s Kiss is my kombucha flavor blend of orange, rosemary, and rosehip Much like oranges, rosehips are rich in Vitamin C And, rosehip’s belly-like fruits are said to belong to Jupiter. Did you know Jupiter has between 80 and 95 moons?
For Jupiter’s Kiss, and any kombucha flavor involving rosehips, I crush the dried bellies with a spoon to expose the sweet, floral fruit to the kombucha flavor.
Oranges are readily available any time of year. When combined with the earthly taste of rosemary, a dash of local maple syrup, and a squirt of local maple syrup, a robust kombucha results!