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How to Make Kombucha
Learn how to make kombucha from the comfort of your home. Whether you’re new to making kombucha or you’re a seasoned expert, try our easy-to-follow kombucha recipe below. Now you can brew delicious kombucha tea at home for a fraction of the cost of commercial brands!
Before You Begin
If you have just activated our dehydrated scoby, please follow the enclosed instructions for making the first 3 batches of kombucha. The instructions in this video and article are for making kombucha regularly, using a fully activated kombucha scoby.
Equipment Needed for Making Kombucha Tea
Making kombucha tea at home is easy, and it only requires a few pieces of equipment to get started. Learn more about choosing the best equipment for making kombucha.
Ingredients for Making Kombucha
Since this video was produced, there have been some changes to our instructions on how to make kombucha.
If using vinegar, always use distilled white vinegar. Apple cider vinegar and rice vinegar are not appropriate for making kombucha tea. Below is a list of ingredients needed for making kombucha. Learn more about choosing the ingredients for making kombucha.
Ingredient Ratios for Making Different Amounts of Kombucha
Instructions for Making Kombucha Tea:
NOTE: Using a metal tea ball to contain loose tea for making kombucha is acceptable. The tea ball should be removed before adding the scoby and starter tea, so the tea ball will not come into contact with the scoby.
Flavoring and Bottling Kombucha
Once the kombucha has finished culturing, remove the scoby and enjoy it plain or add flavoring. There is no limit to the flavoring possibilities. For a fizzy finished kombucha, try bottling it in a Grolsch-style bottle or other tightly-sealed container.
Check out our video and article on Flavoring and Bottling Kombucha for more information and flavoring ideas.
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