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  • Posted in thread: First Batch - Karvana Tea Kit - Day 6 Questions on 01-25-2015 at 11:51 AM
    Thanks maffew,I might use them to help start my experimental bucket then.

  • Posted in thread: First Batch - Karvana Tea Kit - Day 6 Questions on 01-22-2015 at 11:25 PM
    If you overbrew it will become unpleasantly vinegary as far as I remember.Not sure if you can
    get rid of much sugar in it without getting undrinkable vinegar though.I got my scoby a week
    ago and brewe...

  • Posted in thread: Root Beer Kombucha on 01-22-2015 at 11:14 PM
    I'd give water kefir a try for this one.I'm infusing a batch with ginger at the moment but I
    recon you can stuff almost anything into it...

  • Posted in thread: 1st Brew - Yerba Mate on 01-19-2015 at 11:00 PM
    Any update on this one? Did it work?From what I've read, a 50/50 mix or using dry malt instead
    of sugar should work, but I never tried it.

  • Posted in thread: Buying a scoby question on 01-19-2015 at 10:53 PM
    If you decide to buy one,Scobys usually come in something like 4 inch circles that are about
    1/2 inch thick - that should be enough to brew you a 2l batch in a week. 2 of these for a

  • Posted in thread: How to create my own flavors on 01-11-2015 at 09:27 PM
    1) Read this forum.2) Take one step at a time.Brew 2-3 kits. Then buy a few more kits but
    experiment with adding some hop tea. You can find more advanced kits too.If you still think you
    want to do mor...

  • Posted in thread: Brand Spankin New on 01-11-2015 at 09:21 PM
    I agree with the others that "high abv and fast" is not the best approach to beginner beer
    brewing. It's more likely to turn you into an alcoholic than make you a good brewer.I only know
    one guy who b...

  • Posted in thread: What causes mold and.... on 01-11-2015 at 09:02 PM
    Using the standard cleaning & sanitising procedures might also help.For cleaning, while the
    scoby is out, soak the brewing bucket & bottles in oxyclean for at least 15 minutes. Give it a
    good rinse.Fo...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Kombucha and other beginner questions on 01-11-2015 at 08:44 PM
    Thanks.So you just keep a small amount in your fridge? I was thinking of stocking up the attic
    for those hot sunny summer days.

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Kombucha and other beginner questions on 01-11-2015 at 07:34 PM
    Hi All,I would be grateful for some advice from experienced kombucha brewers.I had a scoby
    quite a few years ago (long before I got into beer brewing) and really enjoyed kombucha for
    about 6 months be...

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