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    Is my scoby good or went bad?

    I started it from a commercial bottle and it’s been 2 weeks. I’m not sure if this is the right look?
  2. T

    using oxygen tanks in 10 Bbl Fermentation Vessel for aeration?

    Planning to expand my brewery in a few months but trying to see if there is a way around to avoid the outside air to reduce variations and get down my ABV as well? Should I add some sort of oxygen 0.5micron stone or just a headspace pressure works? Ik I would face a few issues trying to remove...
  3. F

    Help! what are these scary looking dots on my scoby/baby?

    Last batch, we had a small dot of mold. It was about ~3/8" diameter, perfectly round like from a petri dish, right on top of the fully-formed / mature scoby. We couldn't see anything else similar. We carefully removed it, and waited several more weeks to see if anything else bad grew...
  4. T

    Looking for SCOBY love in NYC

    Hello! I'm new to brewing Kombucha and am really excited to start and learn as I go! I was really wanting to see if there was anyone from NYC that could donate/or I can buy a Scoby to help get me started. Just was really hoping to get a scoby from a actual person rather than ordering online...
  5. G

    Is this scoby looking ok?

    I know i must be number 11 346 to be askin this, but after buying a refrigirated scoby and having a very good first brew, but no scoby baby, i am currently brewing batch #2 and the scoby's starting to having these weird brown bumps with a thin translucent film growing on its sides. Weird or not?
  6. K

    Super thick SCOBY!!!

    So I have two consistent brews of Kombucha fermenting at different times, one is just green tea, the other is green tea and hibiscus. To give you context I left for military training for 3 months and just left them on the table, when I came back I was shocked! This is what I came back too...
  7. M

    First Brew: Is This a SCOBY?

    Hi fellow bucha brewers, As the title states, this is my first time brewing and I'm concerned about the SCOBY that's growing in my jar. It doesn't look consistent with other pictures of growing SCOBYs and videos of SCOBY time-lapses. Should it look wrinkled like this or am I in trouble? Sorry...
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