Well, I'm back and ready for my beloved Kombucha.
I haven't brewed in a few years. Instead of going for a commercial Scoby, I was wondering if anyone had one they'd sell me? Would $25 cover the Scoby in 1-2 cups of Kombucha, and postage to Texas?
So....there was this huge **BANG** at our place about 1:00AM the other night. It reverberated through the house and made me sit straight up in bed, and I promptly poked my husband and asked, "what was that?" (yeah, like he knew anything at the moment). :rolleyes:
I thought it sounded like a...
FWIW, I use dried ginger that is sugar coated (lightly, sort of like a spice drop coating). I slice the cubes into thin pieces and put a total of 3-4 cut up cubes in my 2nd ferment. Tastes great and still get some fizz in the bottle after about 4-6 days.
Just wanted you to know that your advice really got my batch going again -- even though I jumped the gun a little. It has formed a nice new scoby over the area where I bent the original baby, and the yeast strings are growing off that, too.
I think I may use the CB as my daily...
kyt, you are a treasure!
I just drew off seven 16 oz. bottles from the continuous brew, so tomorrow I will probably have enough fermented to donate some to the batch on the counter.
The batch is still pretty sweet, and I hope this will give it a kick in its what-sis. :)
The CB has been...
Hi, thanks for writing!
Ambient temp is 77°F and it is on kitchen counter. Completely undisturbed until the 1st taste test.
It is a total of 1 gallon in a 1.5 gallon wide glass jar (jar is wider than it is tall). It is covered with cloth provided from the kit I bought. It grew the baby...
I have been reading all of your posts these last three days, and I am learning a lot. So glad to have found y'all!
Quick question: I am on the 6th day of my very first batch. The various sources I have read said that you can slip a straw under the edge of the SCOBY baby and...