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How to make Kombucha


I always have 2 Kombucha brews going at a time, here is the recipe for 1 batch. Kombucha Recipe

FIRST FERMENT

In a heat proof jug add

3/4 Cup of Cane Sugar

3 Tablespoons of Organic Black Tea - I use English Breakfast

4 Cups of Filtered Boiling Water Steep for 10 Minutes

In another large glass container add

8 Cups of cool filtered Water

strained, Brewed Tea mixture. when mixture is 18C - 32C or 65F - 90F

2 Cups of Kombucha Starter (unflavoured Kombucha)

and a Kombucha Scobie

Cover with cheese cloth or tea towel and an elastic band to keep clean and prevent fruit fly from getting in

Put in a warm location (approximately 20C 68F) and out of direct sunlight.

Brew for 12 to 18 days depending on temperature.


SECOND FERMENT

In clean bottles add

fresh fruit juice (1/4 to 1/3 of the bottle)

Kombucha first fermented to fill bottle

Seal Bottle and let Brew, in a dark, warm location for 3 to 7 days.

Refrigerate to chill before drinking.

Open Kombucha bottle in a bowl with a bag over it to prevent spillage waste. and a potential big mess.

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