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Old 12-05-2007, 10:38 AM   #1
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I found this ad in the free section of craigslist where someone's giving away kombucha cultures. I've never heard of it before, but apparantly it's used to ferment tea?

Wikipedia has some info on it, but I was wondering if any of youse guys has had any real world experience with it. Plus, what other cool things could I do with it?
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Old 12-05-2007, 12:34 PM   #2
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Brett? Acetobacter?

I don't know... maybe make a funky weird lambic with it?
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Old 12-05-2007, 01:26 PM   #3
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Check out this blog from The Mad Fermentationist. He did a whole series on Kombacha:

Keg 1: Chipotle Smoked Porter
Keg 2: ESB
keg 3: Southern English Brown
Keg 4: Munich Helles
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Old 06-05-2011, 03:23 PM   #4
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Did you check out the forum for that here?

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