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The Big Book of Kombucha

A few months ago I’d never heard of kombucha. Now it’s a regular part of my diet.  Kombucha is a fermented tea that, by all accounts, is a very healthy beverage.  I just find it really refreshing and since I gave up sodas and artificial sweeteners, kombucha helps fill that void that water cannot accomplish.  My son got me started with a “daughter” of his SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) and a bit of his starter liquid shipped via the UPSP in multiple bags.  I started brewing in a one gallon jug and soon found that I was always running out so I now have two alternately going.  I brew mine for about 10 days, bottle/flavor and have secondary ferment for 4-5 days.  I love experimenting with flavors so enter…