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Posted in thread: Other types of tea on 06-12-2011 at 07:55 PM
Sorry, white tea DOES have Camellia sinensis. You can most definitely use it safely. What I was
saying was I wasn't sure how important camellia sinesis was to the kombucha brewing process.
Posted in thread: Other types of tea on 05-30-2011 at 04:34 PM
I believe the main deterrent in using herbal teas is the oils. Oils will kill your SCOBY. I'd
use 75% black and/or green, and 25% other tea. Next on my list is 25% elderberry, very good for
you and ha...
Posted in thread: Kombucha cocktails on 05-30-2011 at 04:26 PM
Kombucha naturally makes alcohol, I think they can hang out. I admit, I regularly take a flask
of home brewed kombucha into a bar, order a shot of whisky, and mix them together. It's just
Posted in thread: Kombucha wine on 03-22-2011 at 04:21 AM
I think it will work yall! I'm excited to try it. If I do get bottle bombs I can always send
them as gifts to the inlaws.
Posted in thread: Kombucha wine on 03-20-2011 at 06:53 AM
You're right, I'll be adding sugar as well, maybe some ginger. And I've confirmed I'll need an
airlock for this. Apparently this process can get explosive. After the regular kombucha
ferment, you pour...
Posted in thread: Kombucha wine on 03-19-2011 at 07:01 AM
Hello! So I'm about to start my very first continuous brew cycle. I'm really excited! I'm a
seasoned single stage Kombucha brewer, but I've never done continuous before. If that's not
enough, I got th...
Posted in thread: Used wine barrels? on 03-19-2011 at 06:20 AM
Hey thanks for responding! I ended up ordering a 5 gallon glass jar. Just arrived yesterday.
Gearing up to start my first continuous brew...
Posted in thread: Mold on 01-12-2011 at 08:09 AM
This batch is a mix mostly green with some licorice. should be interesting.The last batch was
green and matte, i think I brewed it too long, it came out extremely bitter.Also, do you know
why it might...
Posted in thread: New to forum on 01-04-2011 at 10:26 PM
Well, given that her profile indicates she is/was 101 years old, and she joined on 6/4/10 and
last activity (was probably this thread) on 6/5/10, it's entirely possible that looking for a
reply is fut...
Posted in thread: New to forum on 01-04-2011 at 07:41 AM
I use around 1/2 to 3/4 cups of sugar for 14 cups of tea (14 cups + 2 cups of starter equals a
gallon). I've been using different types of white tea, makes it's own type of tasty. Suppose to