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Posted in thread: Placing lid over jar during fermentation process on 05-27-2013 at 12:39 AM
Yes, It is for sure ok. People (including myself) keep scobys in a "scoby hotel" which for me
is a sealed tuperware container. I keep it closed for weeks at a time, until I need to add more
tea. The s...
Posted in thread: Summer Temps: Will it survive? on 05-24-2013 at 10:59 PM
How will my kombucha be when my house gets into the mid-high 90 degree temps this summer when I
leave my air conditioning off while I am at work?Ive been brewing constantly for about 6 months
Posted in thread: Brewing Jun on 05-05-2013 at 03:28 AM
Any updates on your Jun brewing Philnin?
Posted in thread: Starting w/ SCOBY Slice on 05-05-2013 at 03:18 AM
Don't worry about the scoby piece at the bottom. Ive seen scoby's do that where they grow
strands between itself and the surface. It sounds like the new scoby is forming nicely. Your
tea wont be ready...
Posted in thread: Botched bottling. Looking for insight on 05-02-2013 at 07:41 PM
I haven't heard of adding culture to the 2nd fermentation container either. What will help is
adding 1/2 teaspoon of sugar to each bottle (or add fruit) as extra food for the yeast to
consume and make...
Posted in thread: New Continuous Brewer no Plastic or Metal on 04-13-2013 at 10:07 PM
The general conscientious is that a food grade plastic spigot is perfectly safe to use. I just
decided to err on the side of caution (and maybe im being overly cautious) to avoid plastic.
Metal, on th...
Posted in thread: New Continuous Brewer no Plastic or Metal on 03-12-2013 at 01:04 AM
ScobiWan:Glad to hear you found what your looking for.They have 3 different sized ones, but
yours will most likely be the small.Also there is a $20 minimum purchase amount for shopping
online but if y...
Posted in thread: New Continuous Brewer no Plastic or Metal on 03-06-2013 at 02:49 AM
I guess when ive been reading up on this ive read possible concerns with using plastic but none
on using wood. I knew things like whiskey and wine are aged indefinitely in wood barrels and
they use a ...
Posted in thread: New Continuous Brewer no Plastic or Metal on 03-06-2013 at 01:59 AM
Yeah, good point about the vinegar bottles. That crossed my mind as well.But all those plastic
spigots use a rubber gasket that is on the inside of the container which may be food grade as
well and be...
Posted in thread: New Continuous Brewer no Plastic or Metal on 03-05-2013 at 05:08 PM
Thanks! No rubber seal just using the cork alone. It is water tight.