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Making kombucha at home doesn't have to be difficult. You can learn to make homemade kombucha with the wide selection of expert advice articles, how-to videos, and recipes from our Cultures for Health team and other Real Food pros.
A SCOBY is a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast. A kombucha scoby is also known as a mother or mushroom, due to its appearance.
Whether you're just starting to make kombucha at home or are looking to try something new with your homemade kombucha, we have the resources you need to be successful! Browse our expert advice below and remember...you can do this!
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If myths about kombucha have held you back, we'll shed some light on them so you can start brewing a delicious, tangy homemade tonic.
Many fermented foods require water for the culturing process. Learn which factors to consider when choosing a water source.
Learn how to obtain a Kombucha Scoby and read how to make your own Kombucha tea at home using our recipes and how-to guides.
Considering adding kombucha to your diet? Learn about the beneficial bacteria and yeast that make up Kombucha Tea.
Learn how to choose kombucha tea brewing supplies for making kombucha at home. You may already have the supplies you need to get started today!
Learn more about kombucha ingredients, like a SCOBY, tea, and sugar and how to choose ingredients to make your own kombucha at home.
How is kombucha different from water kefir? Is one better than the other? We'll answer all of this plus give an overview of these fermented, bubbly drinks.
From baby SCOBYs to second fermentation and everything in between, this list of kombucha brewing terms will have you ready to brew your own booch in no time!
What does kombucha taste like? Does kombucha contain alcohol? We answer all this in our extensive FAQ on kombucha tea, including how to make it at home!
Wondering how long to let your kombucha brew? Learn how the type of brewing vessel and size of its opening will affect your kombucha brewing time.
Kombucha SCOBYs that arrive dehydrated need to be rehydrated- in this video we'll teach you how to get your SCOBY activated to make Kombucha Tea at home!
Is your scoby bad, or is it just ugly? Take a look at the many variations of a healthy scoby.