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Posted in thread: Finished Kombucha! Question: on 12-26-2016 at 08:50 PM
Can I brew great tasting kombucha with just water, sugar, and a scoby?You also need tea!
Posted in thread: How to store 2 gallons of kombucha? on 12-21-2016 at 08:23 PM
I put my finished kombucha in champagne bottles. That way I can store the stuff indefinitely.
Posted in thread: How to use a refractometer in Kombucha on 12-21-2016 at 08:20 PM
you should be able to use the same refractometer conversion calculator as for beer. it's pretty
much the same fermentation process as a sour beer, except it's aerobic ;)Since the fermentation
Posted in thread: Bigger Batches on 12-11-2016 at 08:00 AM
What do you use for flavoring?Most of my kombucha is unflavoured. Sometimes I do a second
fermentation with fruits (strawberries, cherries, raspberries, etc.) before bottling, though.
Posted in thread: Bigger Batches on 12-09-2016 at 10:30 PM
How long before your kombucha spoils? Never. It will not go bad if handled and bottled
correctly. The real answer - maybe a couple months, your flavors are going to break down and
Posted in thread: Mind looking at this culture? on 12-04-2016 at 08:18 PM
Looks pretty normal. I don't see anything that could be wrong with it.
Posted in thread: Kombucha getting vinegary on 11-01-2016 at 03:54 PM
Doesn't sound like you're making kombucha...
Posted in thread: Secondary container, then bottle? on 09-30-2016 at 05:48 PM
I would advice against adding extra fermentables add bottling time, as this might easily lead
to overcarbonation or even bottle bombs.
Posted in thread: Secondary container, then bottle? on 09-29-2016 at 07:43 PM
No, too much hassle...
Posted in thread: spiegel fermenter on 09-22-2016 at 09:51 PM
It'd be much cheaper to put a spigot on a food grade bucket, or use a bottling bucket.Yes, but
they are probably made of Polypropylene (PP), which might be less suitable for sour ferments...