Holiday Kombucha Flavors for Unique Seasonal Drinks

Holiday Kombucha Flavors for Unique Seasonal Drinks

Since I brew my own kombucha, I’m always experimenting with different ideas for how to flavor it. In this post, I share some fun ideas for holiday kombucha flavors for a unique seasonal brew. For those who’ve never sampled kombucha, as my grandmother used to say, “Try it, you might like it!” Fermented foods (and…

How to Homebrew Kombucha – Save Money and Enjoy a Healthy Drink
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How to Homebrew Kombucha – Save Money and Enjoy a Healthy Drink

My First Homebrew Kombucha Making homebrew kombucha is easy, once you have a kombucha culture, also known as a scoby (Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast). My first scoby came from another homeschool mom in my natural foods co-op. Before I started brewing, I re-read the info I had on kombucha from Wild Fermentation and Nourishing…

Flavoring Kombucha and Kombucha Testimonials
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Flavoring Kombucha and Kombucha Testimonials

How do you go about flavoring kombucha? I add fruit/juice/other flavoring after the initial brewing, when the scoby is removed and the kombucha liquid is placed into bottles or jars. You can also brew with flavored teas, although those that contain essential oils (such as Earl Grey) should be avoided. Many essential oils have anti-bacterial properties…

Brew Your Own Kombucha – Which Brew is Right for You?

Brew Your Own Kombucha – Which Brew is Right for You?

Kombucha sells for $3 – $4 (or more) commercially, but you can brew your own kombucha for just $1 -$2 per gallon. It’s great for your digestion, and has helped more than one person kick the soda habit. It is carbonated, can be lightly sweetened if desired and lends itself to a variety of flavors. In…