Last Activity:04-30-2012 2:07 PM
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Posted in thread: Did I Kill My Culture? on 10-01-2013 at 07:27 PM
If it's warm, you're probably OK. If it's hot, you're probably screwed.For instance, 110F -
over or under?Probably over, maybe around 140F. It was really warm :(
Posted in thread: Did I Kill My Culture? on 10-01-2013 at 06:56 PM
Without thinking, I added my SCOBY and starter to warm tea :mad:. Did I kill it?
Posted in thread: Grolsch Flip Top Beer Bottles on 04-30-2012 at 02:07 PM
I purchased a four pack of grolsch beer specifically for making fizzy kombucha. The first batch
that I poured into the bottles was extremely fizzy after sitting at room temperature for about
3 days. T...
Posted in thread: Massive Bubbles Inside SCOBY on 04-30-2012 at 02:03 PM
I brewed a new batch of kombucha about a week ago and the mother didn't float to the top. There
is a fragile baby that formed, but it doesn't cover the entire surface area of the jar and has
Posted in thread: Started fermenting a new batch. Is this mold? on 04-30-2012 at 01:59 PM
It doesn't look too good to me. The main indication, though, is whether its fuzzy or not. If
its not fuzzy at all then its not mold.
Posted in thread: Nasty Brew on 04-10-2012 at 12:33 AM
I don't like any black tea at all in mine, or at least very very little. The tannin bite really
comes forward in the finished tea. I like green tea, not brewed too strong, honey, and
Posted in thread: Root beer Kombucha, and other succsesses on 03-24-2012 at 02:57 PM
Pineapple sucks too. It makes the KT taste too yeasty and sort of like barf.
Posted in thread: Nasty Brew on 03-24-2012 at 02:53 PM
I reduced the fermentation time to 7 days and that seemed to help a lot. Then I bottled the
kombucha for the secondary fermentation. I made 2 with ginger and 2 with pineapple juice. The
ginger ones tu...
Posted in thread: Storing SCOBYS in the Fridge? on 03-24-2012 at 02:47 PM
I had a bunch of leftover SCOBYS in the fridge and decided to brew another batch using one of
the refrigerated ones. This morning I read that you shouldn't store SCOBYS in the fridge
because the cultu...
Posted in thread: growing scoby help on 03-24-2012 at 08:36 AM
Pretty much any size jar will work. You just need a bottle of raw commercial kombucha (like GT
Dave's) and a cup of sweet tea. Wait for the tea to cool and pour it in the jar. Then add the