The recipe for the perfect kombucha, explained in a simple and understandable way. Kombucha is a fermented drink that is prepared with the help of a kombucha culture (called tea fungus or scoby and starter liquid) consisting of yeasts and bacteria.
The Kombucha recipe
You don't need many ingredients to make kombucha yourself: Water, tea, starter liquid, sugar and the Kombucha mushroom (SCOBY).
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The optimal duration of fermentation is 7-10 days. It depends on the ambient temperature and the desired flavor. The optimal temperature is between 21 and 27 degrees Celsius.
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What ingredients are needed for Kombucha?
To make Kombucha yourself, you need water, tea, sugar and the Kombucha mushroom with the preparation liquid. The ingredients and equipment are also available in the fairment Kombucha Starter Kit.
How long does the Kombucha have to ferment?
The fermentation time is between 7 and 10 days. It depends on how sour you want your drink to be. If you let it ferment longer, it will become more and more sour.
What temperature does my scoby like?
The best temperature for your kombucha mushroom is between 21 and 27 degrees Celsius.