Last Activity:05-20-2013 7:29 PM
Posted in thread: ugh... why isn't this working... on 05-20-2013 at 07:29 PM
Hi All, thanks for the information and interest. Finally, after 9 days, it bubbled. Turns out
patience is what I needed. However, I will add that one entire batch never bubbled. I believe
it was becau...
Posted in thread: reformulated kombucha bottles on 05-05-2013 at 07:20 PM
I made my SCOBY from the GT brand. I think I pulled it too soon (after a month). However, I
also made one for a friend, and he took it and promptly forgot all about it. He' had an amazing
SCOBY after ...
Posted in thread: ugh... why isn't this working... on 05-05-2013 at 07:17 PM
yes, that is correct. It's bottled but not carbonated. Today I did find one of my testing
bottles was more firm (day 5). I use one plastic bottle to test the carbonation by firmness.
That bottle felt ...
Posted in thread: ugh... why isn't this working... on 05-03-2013 at 10:10 PM
I live in PA (near Philadelphia) and my booch won't bubble.Questions;Do I need to keep the
bottles at a certain temp? Do they need to be dark? I've tried all different methods, some with
Posted in thread: new to HBT, and New Bucha brewer on 05-01-2013 at 11:03 PM
My SCOBYs are full of bubbles. I have never had one that was beautiful and white yet. It's like
an active mess when it's forming..
Posted in thread: SCOBYs Are Useless on 05-01-2013 at 10:52 PM
such an interesting post. I just watched a video by House Kombucha owner. She said in the vid
(which seemed to be a few years old) that the company never saves the SCOBYs. They toss
everyone after eve...
Posted in thread: Botched bottling. Looking for insight on 05-01-2013 at 10:45 PM
I've never heard of adding the culture to the bottle. I thought it would continue to ferment on
it's own. But I'm having the same issue with my bottled booch. I've heard that leaving it for 4
Posted in thread: What is your fermentation vessel? on 05-01-2013 at 10:40 PM
I use a number of containers but my "go to" big containers are a two and three gallon glass
containers. One had a spout, which I love because it makes it very easy to fill bottles. Once I
fill it, I d...
Posted in thread: Kombucha starterkit on 05-01-2013 at 10:29 PM
Hey, I'm new as well. I didn't purchase a kit when I started to brew. I actually just grew a
SCOBY and then started to brew from there. No kit needed, unless that's really what you have
your heart set...