Fermented Drinks

A Beginner’s Guide to Kombucha Part 3: The Second Ferment

A Beginner’s Guide to Kombucha Part 1: The Set Up A Beginner’s Guide to Kombucha Part 2: The First Ferment So now you want to flavour your brew. This is where things start to get really interesting! What You Need: These are the things you will need on hand to make your start your second ferment: A Ceramic Bowl to lay your scoby in A Wooden Spoon A Plastic Sieve A Jug to pour your brew into Clean Dark Glass…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Kombucha Part 2: The First Ferment

A Beginner’s Guide to Kombucha Part 1: The Set Up Ok, so you are now ready to brew your booch. Follow these simple steps and guidelines and keep in touch regarding your progress – we’d love to hear from you. A Word on Water While you can use any water to brew Kombucha, I highly recommend that you find a good source of natural spring water. If you are lucky enough to live near a natural spring, use this for…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Kombucha Part 1: The Set Up

I first discovered kombucha while visiting a friend. She noticed my curious glances over at the rather strange looking “floater” in a large jar of what seemed to be tea sitting on her counter. She explained that the floater was indeed a scoby and that she was brewing kombucha. Then she asked if I would like to try some. For sure! It was very much like drinking a fruit champagne. She had flavoured hers with pear and ginger. It was…

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