Second Brew Blues

I've been having a hard time throwing out my Kombucha after I discovered mold on it almost two weeks ago. It was just sitting there because I couldn't bear to look at it or touch it. It's like I had a body in the closet that's been dead for days and I didn't have the … Continue reading Second Brew Blues

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Tips for successful at-home kombucha brewing

I don't have kids yet (other than my five-year-old cat), but brewing Kombucha feels like being a mother because I have been keeping a sensitive life form alive and as a result, I have become very protective of my SCOBYs. I don't think I've cared about many things more than I care about the health and well being of my SCOBYs. … Continue reading Tips for successful at-home kombucha brewing

First Batch of Kombucha

Over the past three weeks I've been brewing my own Kombucha. I tried to grow my own SCOBY from a GT's bottle of original Kombucha about a month ago, but it didn't work. I told myself that I would try to brew it that way and if it didn't work then I would buy a SCOBY. So I bought this medium … Continue reading First Batch of Kombucha

Why you need to be making Kombucha

I went to UC Santa Cruz for my undergraduate study and if you know Santa Cruz, California, you know that this is a hub of hippies, greenery, and organic health foods. I was in my early twenties, on my own, exploring all sorts of new things, but just by being in Santa Cruz, exploring health … Continue reading Why you need to be making Kombucha