Re: Kombucha

Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:03 am

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Re: Kombucha

Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:43 am

I like SCOOBY better, especially because it's a visible colony, seems kind of like a pet. We need to come up with an extra O in the acronym.
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Re: Kombucha

Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:23 pm

Hello,

I stumbled upon here and thought I'd share my limited experience.

I recently started brewing kombucha from store bought, raw beverage. I am using an oolong and raw vegan cane sugar. So far, at day 5, I see many bubbles emerging and a thin layer of film beginning to form.

It's really amazing how many folks report their ease of brewing. I think I may have started something that will last a lifetime... :D

Currently, I can't stop smelling the brew. Mmm...
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Re: Kombucha

Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:29 pm

Ecclenser wrote:Hello,

I stumbled upon here and thought I'd share my limited experience.

I recently started brewing kombucha from store bought, raw beverage. I am using an oolong and raw vegan cane sugar. So far, at day 5, I see many bubbles emerging and a thin layer of film beginning to form.

It's really amazing how many folks report their ease of brewing. I think I may have started something that will last a lifetime... :D

Currently, I can't stop smelling the brew. Mmm...


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Re: Kombucha

Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:39 pm

Tried it from the health store once....just once. It was just too accidic for me. Kind of like drinking slightly fizzy vinegar. Ended up throwing out 3/4 of the bottle.

Also, Esslenser - Isn't cane sugar already vegan?
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Re: Kombucha

Fri Feb 13, 2009 1:59 pm

Husker267 wrote:Tried it from the health store once....just once. It was just too accidic for me. Kind of like drinking slightly fizzy vinegar. Ended up throwing out 3/4 of the bottle.


If you thing that is too acidic - then stay away from Cantillon.


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Re: Kombucha

Fri Feb 13, 2009 6:08 pm

I like Cantillion and other sours...in fact have a bottle of the 2004 Iris in the fridge right now. Maybe I just got a bad bottle, but it tasted pretty much like strait vinegar.
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Re: Kombucha

Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:05 pm

used to grow tha stuff in HAWAII. It has to be good for you cuz it taste God Awful! YUK! 8)
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