Brewing Kombucha is a fun and easy way to start the journey of fermentation. We recommend you only use organic ingredients and not ferment in plastic containers.
Things you will need to brew 1 Gallon:
A mother culture (SCOBY)
Organic Black Tea – 15 grams loose or 6-7 tea bags
Organic Cane Sugar – 1 cup
Filtered water – 1 Gallon split in 2
Cloth to cover
Place half of water into pot on the stovetop and heat on high heat until water just begins to boil.
Once water has reached boil, turn off heat and add the sugar. Stir until dissolved.
Add tea and steep for 15 minutes stirring occasionally.
Strain tea leaves out and pour steeped tea into brewing vessel.
Add other half of water into vessel to cool tea mixture to body temperature.
Once the tea is below 96º add the SCOBY and starter liquid.
Cover with cloth and secure with rubber band or string.