When I was a kid my brother Ben used to grow mushrooms and raise axolotls in his bedroom (in and around my brother Pete’s feral mess and a pile of skateboards and BMX bits). I now realise these carefully reared mushrooms were kombucha “SCOBYs” and that his pre-pubescent experiments were quite ahead of the times. Ben was like that.

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The results of my first kombucha experiment: about a litre of quenchable goodness with almost zero sugar and a secondary SCOBY…which I shared with Jordy in the IQS office.

Before this all gets too weird for the unfamiliar, I’ll point out that kombucha is my latest fermenting experiment. You can catch up on some of my others here and here. And learn about why you should ferment here. Kombucha is a slightly fizzy fermented tea-based beverage. And a SCOBY (AKA a “symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast”), or “mother”, is the starter mushroom that activates and propels the drink (by eating sugar…yes sugar!!) to become an “alive” gut-healing beverage.

In this post I’m going to cover some basics for making your first batch at home in the simplest way possible (and it is DEAD SIMPLE). I’m also giving away

10 x kombucha-making kits from Remedy Kombucha valued at $55 each.

See below for the deets. Down the track I’ll follow up with another post that goes into some more trickiness and experiments with using no fructose at all. Stay tuned.

Why drink kombucha

The stuff is brimful of probiotics and is stand-out stuff for digestive health, assisting with nutrient assimilation. I won’t go into great detail here on the other benefits (iquitsugar.com will be covering this shortly), but studies have shown it can assist in the treatment of arthritis, depression, and heart burn, is great for liver detoxification, improves pancreas function, increases energy and can be used to treat Candida.

How to drink kombucha

Straight from the fridge. About 100ml (1/3 of a glass) a coupla times a day. First thing in the morning before breakfast is fab (I have some before heading off for exercise…beautifully energising), so is after dinner as something of a digestive chaser. I like to team it with a dash of soda/seltzer for extra fizz.

The deal with the SCOBY

These things are ugly as sin – rubbery and spongy, floating at the top of your concoction, with brown stringy bits dangling off it. They’re the “mother” culture and feed off the sugar, creating fermentation and a bunch of wonderful bacteria to boot.

How to Get a SCOBY?

Here’s the thing: you can’t make one from scratch or buy at a shop – you have to get “gifted” one.

Which just cracks me up. SCOBY swapping has become the stuff of impassioned online forums around the world. When I shared my first SCOBY it felt like I was dealing drugs in the school yard, albeit with a wholesome smugness to it. Seriously, when you share your first one (which you can do after making your first batch) I bet you get a righteous thrill from it!

1. From someone you know who already brews Kombucha. SCOBYs have a “baby” (this just gets better, doesn’t it!) every batch or two and can be peeled off, placed in a jar with some of the drink and lovingly passed on.

2. Online. In the US Cultures for Health is a good source. In Australia, try The Whole Daily, or The Good Brew, or eBay!

3. Spawn one from a pre-made kombucha, like Remedy Kombucha. I go into this below.

How much sugar is in kombucha?

Yep, it’s made with sugar, but it’s the sugar that ferments…it largely disappears and ideally you’re left with 1 per cent sugar. In a 100ml serve, that’s about 1/4 of teaspoon of sugar, or 1/8 teaspoon of fructose.

Below I’ve used a ratio of 50g (1/4 cup) per 1 litre, but I’m currently experimenting with using less and using rice malt syrup instead and will report back.

Bear in mind: most recipes call for a bit more sugar than the recipe I’m sharing. 

I spoke to Emmet, the creator at Remedy about quantities and he agrees 1/4 cup is about right to achieve a 1 per cent sugar content (which his product is). He also said this: “The sugar in the brew is eaten up pretty quickly so I would suggest a taste test after around day 4 or 5 at which stage the brew will be still be slightly sweet but with a good hint of tartness. To get down to under 10g of sugar per litre (i.e. 1%) the brew should be left until around day 7 to 10 (based on an average temperature of 24 degrees).

Does it contain alcohol?

A little is produced as a by-product of the fermentation process. But because the fermenting is done in broad bowls or jars, covered with a piece of muslin or a towel only, most of it evaporates. Most ‘bucha winds up around 1 per cent booze.

Bear in mind though: if you don’t refrigerate your ‘bucha after the fermentation period, the alcohol content will increase beyond 1 per cent.

Below are a bunch of other tips you might like to run your eye over before embarking…but for the impatient, the recipe (which I’ve based on one Kate at The Holistic Nutritionist shared with me; she also gave me my first SCOBY):

Almost Sugar-free Kombucha

  • 1 litre pure, filtered water (note: most recipes advise not using tap as the chlorine can kill the SCOBY. I personally use tap and have not had issues.)
  • ¼ cup organic sugar (normal or raw is fine)
  • 2 organic black tea bags (many say non-organic tea just doesn’t work as well)
  • ½ cup pre-made kombucha (from a previous batch or a commercial one in a bottle…see below)
  • 1 SCOBY

Bring water and sugar to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove from heat, add tea bags, cover and allow to steep for 15 minutes. Remove tea bags and allow liquid to cool to around body temperature. Pour into a glass or ceramic container (which you’ve sterilised with boiling water).

The container needs to be broad (not a narrow jar) to allow plenty of contact with oxygen. I use a ceramic mixing bowl.

Add pre-made kombucha (the liquid needs to be quite cool so you don’t kill bacteria) and then gently place the SCOBY on top (it may sink to bottom, this is OK, says my mate Kate). Cover the container with a towel or muslin. I use a sports towel and secure it with an elastic band. You can use a clean tea towel with pegs…or…be creative!).

Allow to sit for 7-10 days (7 will be plenty in warm weather).

The temperature needs to be around 24C…if it’s cool where you live, stick the bowl on the top of the fridge.

At the end of 7-10 days, a “baby” SCOBY will have formed on top of the liquid, the mother underneath. Remove both SCOBYs and store them in a glass container with a little kombucha. Or use one to start a new batch straight away.

Pour the kombucha liquid into a glass jar or bottle and refrigerate.

Some creepy SCOBY questions answered:

* It’s not unusual for the SCOBY to float at the top, bottom, or even sideways.

* The new SCOBY might cling to the mother or separate.

* The brown stringy bits floating beneath the SCOBY? All good. Some people strain. I don’t.

* It might be a little fizzy, a lot or not at all.

* Don’t wash any of your equipment with soap. Soap will kill the bacteria and yeasts in the SCOBY and will render it useless. Sterilise instead with boiling water.

* Black tea works best. Green tea can work too once you have a robust SCOBY. Avoid any teas that contain oils, like earl grey or flavoured teas.

• Avoid prolonged contact with metal…cooking the solution in a pot is fine, but don’t ferment or store it in a metal container.

• If your brew starts to smell cheesy or rotten or really vile, something has gone wrong. BUT!! If there’s no signs of mould on the SCOBY itself, chuck out the liquid but keep the SCOBY and start again. If you do see signs of mould, chuck the SCOBY too.

• A SCOBY can last for months, but if it becomes black, it’s a sign it’s ready for retirement. Put it to rest.

How to make a SCOBY from a bottle of kombucha

If you can’t find a gifter, buy a bottle of the stuff from a health food store. Ensure it hasn’t been pasteurised, filtered or chemically treated, contains no more than 1 per cent sugar and isn’t from overseas.

Emmet from Remedy Kombucha explains: All you need to do is make your brew as per above using one 330ml bottle of our original kombuchas (not the flavoured versions) as the feeder. Use a 3L jar as a minimum because kombucha can struggle in small containers. (Work on a total volume – including feeder – of about 2.5L as you don’t want to fill the jar right to the top.) Base your tea and sugar quantities on the full brew size including feeder. A SCOBY will start to develop over a couple of days, and get stronger as it goes. You might need to make a few batches before the SCOBY gets to full strength. Alternatively, you can also make a SCOBY by pouring a bottle or two of our original kombucha into an open-mouthed container, cover and then leave for three to four days in a warm room (i.e. around 24 degrees).

How to win a Kombucha starter kit:

1. Add a comment below explaining why you’d like a kit.

2. Add your details to this list .

Winners will be announced Tuesday March 3. This giveaway is open nationwide across Australia.

Each kit will include a 4L glass jar, organic tea blend, organic sugar, feeder, mother, muslin cloth and instructions.

 Any further questions? Any tips you want to share? Please do…this ‘bucha making caper is such a lovely communal thing.

 

Have your say, leave a comment.

  • Nice one Sarah. Thanks for the prize to see Sandor Katz too! Was excellent!! Have already started fermented chillies and garlic, as well as a ginger bug!
    Grateful. xo

  • stephofsydney

    I literally started one of these yesterday and was think “when is Sarah doing her post?”.

    I’ve used a bottle of Deano’s Good Brew to start mine – its green tea, hibiscus and rose flavor. I was told green tea works fine. I’ll see how I go!

    • take care ..you need to use a plane brew as a feeder

      • stephofsydney

        Yup. I think it is moldy already :-/ Well I added myself to the list, but I would like a kit because I tried once but made mould instead of sweet sweet kombucha. Bummer!

      • Sarah, can I ask is the feeder the juice that you put aside to add to a new batch with a scoby? please and
        TIA

    • Jo Foster

      Hey Steph, Sarah means a “plain” brew…! She’s been on a plane, and was rushing to type!

      • stephofsydney

        I didn’t even notice – but I got it – thanks Jo 🙂 I used one with stuff in it and have less than favourable results.

  • Grace

    The post we have all been waiting for. Thank you Sarah.
    Would also be curious to try out straight glucose in the mix.
    I would love to win a kit to get the pay-it-forward movement happening in my circles. Kombucha brewing is something I have been wanting to try for a long time but have been unsure about buying a SCOBY from the internet in Australia (although your links do reassure me).
    Looking forward to the rice malt syrup results.

    • Mani

      Anyone……I live in Australia (Kingscliff) I would like to start making Kombucha with Rice Malt….I see most of these posts are a year past are there any results and anyone in Australia willing to share some starter? Much appreciated. Mani

  • Lauren Wilkinson

    Thanks for the article. Is love to win a kit as I’ve been dying to try kombucha for months now, but couldn’t figure out how to get my hands on a scoby – obviously I don’t roll with the right crowds 😛

  • Emma Watt

    I tried kombucha for the first time last Friday when I saw Sandor Katz speak and I was pleasantly surprised to really enjoy it! I’ve been inspired to start sauerkraut and ginger beer as well as pineapple vinegar. My kitchen bench now has many ferments and I’d love to give kombucha a go!

  • Tracey

    As a long term sufferer of bad heartburn, I’m really keen to see if kombucha can get me off medication. Making it myself would be a great bonus. Thanks for the great post Sarah.

  • Tried Kombucha for the first time on Saturday and fell in love! Would love a kit to start experimenting with xx

  • Suzann

    Easier than I thought to make kombucha especially with a starter kit. I’m definitely keen to give it a try!

  • Rachel Hubbard

    I’m so glad you have shared how to make kombucha with less sugar! I have successfully quit sugar with the help of your book and have seen a huge difference in my chronic fatigue syndrome symptoms as well as reduced my thyroid antibodies. After discovering I have ceoliac disease, my body was/is a mess! So after quitting sugar, I’m sure my next step toward healing is in healing my gut. I’m about to start a 30 day autoimmune diet (with low sugar of course) and I think the addition of fermented veggies, homemade yoghurt and kombucha would really help. I was going to leave out the kombucha experimenting because it contained sugar but now I don’t have to! Great! Thanks for a great blog that inspires me to reconsider different aspects of my health.

  • Laura

    I would love to win a kit….would love to make my own kombucha but don’t know anyone making their own to get a scoby from. Great post!!

  • Kelly

    You can actually grow your own. I grew one using a bottle of Mojo original and adding a litre of tea mixture to it and leaving it in the dark for a few weeks, it grew and i’ve been successfully making Kombucha with it for over 2 years. If you google growing it you should be able to find more info about how to do it 😀 I love Kombucha!!! 😀

  • Jess

    My 21 month old LOVES the bucha and I’d love to start making our own. Thanks! 🙂 x

  • Karly

    Great post!! I have been so intrigued by kombucha since I began fermenting foods – so far I’ve only managed sauerkraut and cucumbers, but I’m so keen to try kombucha! Would love to win this pack and start sharing the SCOBY love!

  • Jasmine.

    Just FYI. From my own observations green tea creates a nicer, cleaner looking SCOBY. I don’t drink green tea though, I just reserve it for my kombucha. Try it!
    It’s the black tea that makes the SCOBY ugly.
    Also, I haven’t found there’s a difference between organic/ non organic tea. 🙂

  • Eco Brides Magazine

    Have been very interested reading about kombucha and very keen to give it a go myself. It is so intriguing! Would love to win a starter kit!

  • Colleen Hourigan

    thanks for the article. II would love to win a kit as I’ve been dying to try kombucha for awhile now some friends have had sucess and are huge advocaes for kombucha and it’s benifits

  • Julie

    Ive been looking for australian made non paturised kombucha for years I have insulin resistance which is effecting my liver and fertility and the drugs im on have horrible side effects my naturopath suggested kombucha but could only find the overseas trending type.My mum also has arthritis so we could all use a good dose of the good stuff so id be much appreciated to be selected.

    • Betty Arsenijevic

      Hi Julie – I don’t know where you live – but if you can find dandelions in the wild or in parks pick the green leaves and make salad. Eat it daily for up to 6 months – you may be diabetic free. I met 2 people from Bosnia who were insulin dependent – and during the last Balkan war they were left without insulin and food and all they had was dandelion leaves – and inadvertently in this sad story – these two individuals cured themselves of their Type I diabetes – came to Canada and this is how I met them.

      • Betty Arsenijevic

        Use cold pressed olive oil and squeeze a lemon for your dandelion salad. Chop up the dandelion leaves and bon apetit :).
        Betty
        Canada

  • Merridie

    I would love to start my kombucha journey with a kit from Remedy Kombucha please, as I have been keen to try making my own but wasn’t sure how to obtain a ‘mother’ – knowing that it comes from a reputable source is important.
    Thank you for your informative post – the world would be a happier, healthier place if everyone had a little ‘bucha in their lives! 🙂

  • Emma

    I was hoping you would do a post like this! I have been doing lots of research and experimenting with fermentation since my husband started experiencing a mystery problem with his digestion a few years ago. All the medical tests (and there have been a lot of tests) point to nothing being wrong, so I’ve been on the lookout for natural remedies to ease his discomfort. Other types of fermenting seem to have helped, and I would love to win a starter kit to give kombucha a try!

  • Fionab

    Would love to try this out. Have just found out i am suffering with reflux and also other digestive issues. Have been making kefir and started reading up on kombucha.

  • Mandie

    Hiya!! I would love a kit.!! I buy the flavoured ones from my health food shop which are really expensive and have been toying with the idea of making my own but didn’t know where to start!! This would be awesome.! I love the stuff for upset tummies… 1 small bottle and BAM sick tummy gone:)))?

  • Jo

    Thanks so much for the info, Sarah. After trying the pre-made Kombucha from the health food stores, I have been wanting to try to make my own – but finding someone where I live who has a SCOBY is tricky! Would love the opportunity to make my own, and then to share the ‘bucha-love around town 🙂

  • Christine Millmore

    Friends of mine make kombucha but I haven’t been given a scoby from them although I had to eat some as a dare:-) Would like to try and make my own. I would love to win a kit!

  • Pamela

    Gawd, I’d love a kit. A kombucha virgin, I tasted my first ever (Remedy, natch) at the Sandor Katz workshop. I went from feeling very distinctly average to something like an energised bumble bee within the hour. It wasn’t a sugar rush – this energy kept me going all day. I had meant to save some of the bottle for my partner but was absolutely unable to restrain myself. I took him home the empty bottle instead. I’ve tried to find Remedy Boocha in Sydney since then, to no avail. Other brands are just too sweet (though I’ve had fun researching). So there’s nothing left for me but to make my own. Or move to Melbourne. Pamela.

    • Hi Pamela, it’s great to hear that you enjoyed our kombucha at the Sandor Katz tour (how good is Sandor!). We are working hard to get our kombucha up to Sydney soon. Good luck with your brewing – it’s good fun when you get the hang of it! Emmet

  • Brooke Kimberley Siede

    Excellent post, thanks Sarah! I’d love a kombucha kit as I’ve been buying and drinking kombucha for months now and would like to start making my own. I’ve fallen in love with kombucha! I started drinking kombucha regularly to help with gut health and detoxification. As I am recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I’ve found that boosting my immune system and healing my gut are key components to healing my body. Kombucha is another piece in the puzzle of my wellness picture! 🙂 Thanks for being so brave and honest in your writing xx Brooke.

  • Daniel

    Whilst I don’t usually comment, my wife has just started drinking Kombucha (and Remedy Kombucha in particular) and this (healthy) habit is helping her internally and externally (gut and skin) immensely – and she even has the kids on it! I too would really appreciate making our own.

    • Hi Daniel, always nice to hear feedback like this. Good luck with the give-away. You can always make your own kombucha mother from one of our “original” bottles. Emmet

  • Feliss

    Would love to try making this! A number of health issues have responded well to quitting sugar and gluten and fermenting is my next project. I have recently figured out that my two teenaged sons probably need to do this too.

  • Renee Saunders

    Wow! I’d so love to win a kit to get this right from the beginning! I’m not usually daunted by kitchen adventures but I will admit that I’ve been nervous to try making kombucha and keep wasting my money buying it from the shops! I’d be forever grateful for a kick in the right direction with this beautiful kit! X

  • Louise

    I’d love a starter kit please! I’ve been researching for ages and this post is great – thanks for all the useful info. I’m keen to get more into fermented foods as I’m trying to heal my son’s gut (he’s 10 and has autism). I’m excited!

  • Jen

    I’d love this starter kit. I’ve been thinking about doing this for a while now, and figured as I embark on my new eating and training plan in readiness to get married in four months time, this would be nothing but benefit to me!

  • Danielle

    I love kombucha but it’s so expensive in stores! I’d love to win this so I can start making my own.

  • Terri

    Wow was just trying to work out how to do all this so a kit would be perfect for me. Trying to find Remedy stockists near by. Hoping Kombucha will help my heart burn and arthritis. I’m excited! Thx Sarah

  • Di Trewin

    Hi Sarah, I am really enjoying your Facebook info and the knowledge you spread, so much so that I’m introducing clean, sugar free healthy food into our diet..and loving it! I would dearly love to win a Kombucha kit as I’m heading into my next healthy living phase, which is fermented foods and drinks. Thanks for inspiring us!

  • Gina

    Great post Sarah! I’ve been making kombucha for years and love it, though I do a much longer fermentation (around 3 weeks). I though you might be interested in reading this http://www.phoenixhelix.com/2013/03/25/kombucha-myths-vs-truths/ . Also, if anyone in Bayside Melbourne is after a scoby – I usually have a few to share…

    • Nicole Robinson

      hi there, would you be interested in parting with a scoby for the benefit of a newly converted kombucha drinker?

      • Gina

        Hey Nicole! Sure – I have 2 ready to go! 🙂 Email me at [email protected] and we’ll figure out the details.

    • Sav

      Hi Gina,
      As a newbie to Kombucha, would love to get a scoby to start my own brew going. Could I ask if your generous offer to share a scoby still on?.

      • Gina

        Hey Sav, no worries – I always have a spare few to give to a good home :). I’m in St Kilda; you can send me a message at [email protected] and we’ll arrange the details. Brewing your own is so easy, tastes great and is super cheap too! 🙂

  • Linda

    I would love a kit as my first attempt from a gifted scoby didn’t really take off. I think I need a scoby from a reliable source. I have various symptoms of auto immune disease including reoccurring candida so really want to get some if this goodness brewing to help with my gut health. Thanks for your awesome post Sarah!

  • Ange Sheehy

    I would love a kit, I finally have pulled my head out of the sand and realised I have to heal my gut to help with my hashis! I have been in denial for so long but alas I am ready to go!

  • Diane

    I’ve been thinking that I should really move on from my milk kefir. I will now Sarah, thank you.

  • Zed

    I’d love a kit. I have started at fermenting and have made your gingerade with great success and would love to try kombucha.

  • Christine Chang

    Hi Sarah, I’ve never even tried kombucha before and figure this will be a great way to get into it. I want to see just what great heights I can take my digestion too! Thanks!

  • Rebecca P

    I’ve been reading up on fermentation over the past 3 weeks as I just gave birth to my first bub and was pumped with intravenous anti biotics for 3 days afterwards as a result of a massive haemorrhage (after what was a peaceful, natural birth). I haven’t taken antibiotics in over 10 years and I want to repair my gut and make sure I’m getting all the nutrients I can for my health and to pass on to my baby girl through my breast milk. I’ve been doing my research but it was so great to find a concise, helpful article from someone I trust. Thanks Sarah!

  • Vicki Miller

    I used to have a scoby when it first became fashionable about 15 years ago. Would love to start one up again as I have come full circle 🙂

  • Dodahbay

    I would really like a kombucha kit gifted as my autoimmune disease is so chronic and progressive I’ve been placed on disability pension. This means I have limited funds for pursuing all things healthy in an effort to improve my health.

  • Natasha

    I would love to win a kit as I have recently become interested in the strange and wonderful world of kombucha and fermented foods and need to start somewhere and this would be a motivation to! I am Hypothyroid and get IBS so think heading in this direction would help with those problems 🙂 Loving all your posts lately and the recipes in the Quit Sugar book so big thanks!

  • Maria Calafiore

    I would love to try making my own kombucha and winning this starter kit would be a perfect way to begin

  • Isabella

    I came off the pill in November and I’m still struggling to get my gut health, hormone and skin in balance again. I have been taking pro-biotics, but I’ve never been big on supplements. I much prefer to get my nutrients naturally instead of through a synthetic casing. I buy pre-made kombucha occasionally, but go through it so quickly that it has become a bit of an expensive habit. I could save a heap if I could make it myself!

  • recklessgoose

    I’ve just started on the long, windy road to quitting sugar, a kombucha kit would be great to experiment with.

  • Dee

    I’d love to win a kombucha brewing kit! I just finished making my first batch of kefir, and I have some sauerkraut fermenting on my bench too – I was really inspired by your post on fermenting and I’m keen to try all methods! Please choose me!

  • This is amazing! Thanks so much for sharing. I’ve wanted to try but haven’t been brave enough. I suspect I have a leaky gut and would love to make kombucha to heal it. It would be so amazing to be gifted this prize! So grateful for this post. Xx

  • Carolyn

    would love to try this at home- im looking for something to settle my tummy!

  • Liz

    I love Kombucha and drink it daily when I can get it – I’d love to be making it myself. I have used it in the past instead of antibiotics, with a sinus infection that nothing else could fix … the stuff is brilliant!!
    I would love a kit to start me off!

  • kirsti

    I have been wanting to make this for months, but the sugar thing worried me. You have now well and truly cleared this up for me (as you have done with a lot of your informative posts) so I look forward to venturing down the kombucha path! Thank you, thank you!

  • teresa

    You make it sound so easy.The whole concept freaks me out a little. Would love to win so that I can overcome this fear of the ug scoby!!! Hehe 🙂

  • crispin

    Hi Sarah

    Thanks so much for all your fermenting info. My digestion is a disaster area and has been for the last two years. I am now trying a “carbohydrate free along with as much good bacteria foods as I can eat” diet to try and sort it out. Instead of letting myself get down about my symptoms I am calling this year the year of “I love my stomach” and trying to find as many ways as I can to be kind to it. I find your blog fabulous for inspiration and so helpful for straight up info. Would love to add making kombucha to my first aid kit.

    Kind regards Crispin.

  • Brilliant! This makes me smile. x

  • Belinda Barnett

    H Sarah. I love your blog and your books! Your I Quit Sugar book was the start of a exciting overhaul of my eating habits…who knew it could be so simple. I encourage everyone I can to kick the sugar habit and love giving your book as a gift to those I love 🙂 I have just started learning about the importance of a healthy gut and how beneficial fermentation is for this. There is a lot of info out there, but thank goodness your blog lately has been on easy to understand versions of it all! I have been wondering where to start with my Kombucha and would love to win a kit to kick things off…..but even if I don’t win a kit at least I know where to get a good one to start off with now. I am planning on fermenting some veges also..I’ve never tried it, it looks so good! Thanks for such a great blog xx PS – Can’t wait to see if it works with rice malt syrup, love that stuff!! 🙂

  • Sarah R

    Would love this! Have been toying with the idea ok making kombucha for a long time but struggled to know where to find the ‘Mother’. I’m currently studying nutrition and really wanted to have this experience to give to my clients when I’m finished! Sarah Wilson you are my idol!

  • Lauren Ormston

    I would LOVE a kit! I am working on healing my gut and skin (severe and painful facial acne as a mother of two in my early thirties has been, simply crushing, to my self esteem) following a candida and dysbiotic bacterial invasion, both of which took advantage of the aftermath of some heavy duty antibiotics I was prescribed to clear a parasite infection that landed me in a Balinese hospital, that was a fun, relaxing family holiday 🙁 Thanks to my most awesome naturopath who just happens to specialise in skin, I have seen some amazing results! She has recommended kombucha for me instead of the kefir that I used to make.

  • Jen Aburrow

    I would really love to try this….my guts in such a bad way with food intolerances that this would really help…I really want to get into some more femernts too….

  • Gillian Legge

    I have been buying kombucha for a month a love it. I would love to start making my own. I just made my first batch of sauerkraut ,so why not make some kombucha tea. Kit would be prefect to get me fermenting my own.

  • Kate

    Great post. I’ve been researching how to make my own kombucha over the past few weeks, I think I’m ready to give it a go! Although the starter kit would certainly make it a lot easier!

  • Kristen

    Oh my gosh all this fermenting/probiotic info coming my way is a sign I must get on to it.

    I have extremely slow transit and the option given to me is do nothing and suffer or have my large bowel removed. In the past month something in me thought to investigate the use of probiotics as a possible cure. This is one area I hadn’t yet looked into but I did manage to find some medical research being done into it.

    I would so love to win one of the kits and start making Kombucha in the hope that it will help me.

  • amanda

    Hi Sarah just wanting to let you know about our Cultured Community Database… its a list of people all around australia/nz who have cultures (scobys, milk kefir grains etc) that they are willing to share. We wanted more people to have access to these amazing gifts from nature. Here’s the link to the database. https://www.facebook.com/notes/pinkfarm/pinkfarms-cultured-community-australia/511289898931778

  • Michele

    Have been thinking about trying kombucha for ages and have just listened to the Good Doctors Podcast with Sandor Katz so would love a kit to get started.

  • Gabrielle

    It sounds fantastic and I am really keen to try it. Although I am pregnant at the moment. Is this ok to have or do I need to wait? Might have to add it to the long list of no no’s!

  • Marianne

    This is great! I have wanted to try kombucha for a while but don’t have anyone to get a scoby from! Hopeful to get a kit!

  • nicolle

    i would love a kit to start brewing this wonderful drink for my digestive health. I suffer from IBS and would love to try it out.

  • I’m on the Sunshine Coast, QLD. If anyone wants a SCOBY let me know. We have plenty. 🙂

  • PS If anyone is in the South Island of NZ, I have an ever-growing collection of SCOBYs that I am more than happy to share! Send me an email via Sarah’s link to my site above, if you are interested.

  • Hannah macdougall

    Thanks Sarah for not only providing a KISS recipe but also the opportunity for a starter kit. Being a crazy lycra clad athlete, I think incorporating kombucha into an athlete lifestyle would not only have all the benefits you have mentioned but also has the potential to contribute to performance. Best wishes, Han

  • trina

    I’ve quit sugar because I’m trying to get pregnant and I’d like to be as healthy as I can for my baby. I’d love to win a starter pack because something I’m really struggling with is what to drink that isn’t packed with Sugar. I’ve never heard of kumbucha before but it sounds like it might be the answer.

  • Michelle Lindfors

    I have never tried Kombucha before, and the whole process sounds intriguing to me. I would love to win a kit and give it a whirl in the kitchen

  • Sha

    Thank you Remedy Kombucha and Sarah, I’d love to enter and get started making Kombucha to boost my gut health and add more probiotics to my diet in a cost effective and yummy way.

  • rainym

    Thank you for the opportunity to win a Kombucha kit. Would like to start my own.

  • Kirra Pallant

    I have heard so much about all of the alternative treatments for gut health and am a bit overwhelmed as to how and what to start with. THis would be the perfect opportunity!!

  • Renae

    Sarah! I’ve been a follower of yours for a long time, love your work 🙂 I would LOVE to win a started kit. I’ve just started my journey at IIN and have been wanting to start experiementing with fermenting foods! I want to spread the SCOBY love and get my housemates onto it as they both have tummy troubles and I think it will benefit them greatly (and me too :p) x

  • Renae

    Sarah! Love your work 🙂 I would LOVE to win a started kit. I’ve just started my journey at IIN and have been wanting to start experiementing with fermenting foods! I want to spread the SCOBY love and get my housemates onto it as they both have tummy troubles and I think it would benefit them greatly (and me too)! Fingers crossed 🙂

  • Lou

    I’d like a kit to make some bucha with my mumma!

  • CinN

    I have been googling Kombucha for the past few weeks.. this article couldnt have come at a better time! Thanks for the info. i would love to get my hands on a kit and make my own!

  • brydie sheehan

    Hi Sarah,

    I’d love to win this kombucha kit as I’ve had a really hard time finding any kombucha products or kits in the region that I live (NSW/VIC border). I have made your ginger-ade and LOVED it so now I’m really keen to keep fermenting!

  • watteblossom

    I babysat a friends a few years ago in a jar a huge glass jar I gifted. I never got around to starting my own and would love to now. I have arthritis in my hands amd feet and after 40 odd years of never getting candida I have it frequently. Did not know kombucha treated arthritis. I drink rooibos tea. Could that be used?

  • Lynda

    Thanks for the post. I’ve been meaning to start fermenting but have not yet got around to it so this kit would really help me get started. It would be another step in my new lifestyle – a move out of Sydney, permaculture veggie garden, chooks, etc, a wonderful journey so far.

  • Nic Doolan

    Thanks Sarah for this great little gem, I’ve been looking into getting into kombucha recently and would love to win a kit to get started.

  • Jill

    Hi Sarah – thanks for posting this. I love me some “Buch”. I try really hard on my health journey to make most things myself, but I haven’t been brave enough to give this a go yet because of the elusive scoby. As always, you’ve inspired me to give it a go… tip of the hat. I’d love to win a kit please 🙂

  • Jess

    Love love love Kombucha tea! I have been wanting to make it myself for months but a little daunted by the process, your post above definitely has inspired me. I have been buying Kombucha from The Nutrition Bar in Melbourne but would love to make it at home (already googling where in Melbourne I can source SCOBY’s from!).
    Jess x

  • Stasia K.

    Been reading about Kombucha a lot on blogs and from podcasts but only found it once at an organic fair – it was interesting and something I would love to be able into my diet going forward. I’d love to win a kit as no one else I know is into to this kind of thing so no one to gift me a scoby 🙁

  • Yasuyo Whitla

    Hi Sarah, about a month ago I was diagnosed with Graves. It was a crazy shock. I trolled page after page on the net to find answers to what I could do to manage and heal myself. There is so much info out there that is contradictory and confusing, and I was soooo relieved to find you. I had a good cry too because I felt like you really knew what it was like to feel “thyroidy”. It all made so much sense to me and I got onto cutting out sugar (and gluten) straight away. I feel better and back in control but my energy is still up and down because I’m in that beginners period of figuring out what has sugar, especially when I eat out…boy oh boy It feels like most dishes has sugar. I picked up your 8-week detox book and it’s awesome! The counter lady also loved it. I’ve been cooking a lot more at home which has helped tremendously. SO, I’d really like the kombucha kit because it is so daunting to attempt this without some help. You’ve helped convert me for the better and I really like to bring this into my diet. Thanks Sarah, so glad I found you! – Yasuyo.

  • Hi Sarah! I’d love to win this…

    Because kombucha is good for my tummy
    is great for digestive health, increased
    energy, and tastes oh so yummy

    I’d love the kombucha kit
    as I’m a bit of a twit
    when it comes to fermenting

    So please help me, lovely Sarah
    and I’ll be loyal and thankful
    forever 🙂

  • Amber

    Whats your take on that sugar that feeds the scoby also feeding the candida? Also the yeast? I am so confused about it all. I was told just yesterday at my health food store by staff member to not buy the Kombucha that I was about to if I was going to treat candida… but everything else I read says its so good for it! I ended up putting it back… and now I read your timely post! So confused!!

  • Jessie C

    I would love to win this kit – definitely in need of some probiotic benefits. Have read a lot about kombucha but am yet to tackle it.

  • Sharon

    Hi Sarah, I would love to win a kit as I am so passionate & such a believer in consuming a probiotic rich diet to live well in today’s society & environments & I am studying at IIN right now & would love to be able to master kombucha making so this can be something I can recommend & share with future clients! At present I drink a pre-made Body Ecology Cocoprobiotics drink which is great but not something I can always afford.. So would be great to become an independent kombucha maker! 🙂 So would be lovely timing! Thanks for the great info Sarah! Sharon

  • Ingrid

    Hi Sarah 🙂 Thanks for the great article. I would love to win a kombucha starter kit and start growing scobies for my friends 😉

  • Anne

    I couldn’t get to Sandor Katz so tried my own fermented veggies – unsuccessfully, but I won’t give up! I’m determined to get it right. Would so love to try making Kombucha. I once made ginger beer, that’s a good start, but any help along the way would be so very appreciated.

  • Robyn Wood

    Hi Sarah. I’d really like to win a kombucha fermenting set because have beaten my way through breast cancer 18 mths ago and my position on food has really changed! Now a devoted IQS fan!
    My husband also had cancer at a very young age and his digestives are very much in need!! Don’t want it to be a sob story story but it’s our story. Please help me to help ourselves!!! Thank you.
    Robyn.

  • Lucy Homer

    Hi Sarah, I would love a kit to have a little go at fermenting, I’ve never tried it and it sounds like great fun! Plus, as I’m not sure people here in the Top End are quite as up with the SCOBY swapping it might be my only way to get one! Lucy

  • Carmen

    I really want to incorporate more fermented food in my diet, I totally get why it’s important, but my first saukraut batch failed miserably.. I need a kit, not just instructions!

  • Niikii

    I’e never had the ‘buch… and I’m so wanting to have it, or even better make it my self.
    I love to grow things, such as my sour dough starter, my fermented turnips, cucumbers, i’m an excellent mother to fermented things but I want a little ‘buch of my own… so badly…

    Can I use organics Rapidura to make it? and is there any way in the world I can make it and have no alcohol in it at all… if so how would I do this and how would I know its all gone? Please help me Sara Wison or other ‘buch expert////////////

  • Marney Dunkley

    Wow, I knew it was great for your digestive health however I didn’t know that it helped with arthritis and depression. Now I really want to give it a go (as I suffer both . . . obviously)!

  • louise

    I would love a ‘bucha kit! I’ve been struggling with my IBS recently, and being dairy free makes yummy probiotics harder to find (no sauerkraut as fodmap diet says no cabbage!)

  • Felicity

    Just bought some kefir grains, and made some saurekraut. I have leaky gut and a severe imbalance of bacteria in my gut so need to get into as many fermented foods as I can.

  • Sharon H

    This is great info, thanks so much. I only discovered the joy of kombucha 2 years ago and have been in love ever since! I would really love to win one of these kits as I’ve just been diagnosed with leaky gut, caused by intestinal parasites, which is causing an endless stream of symptoms and nutrient deficiencies. I would really love to be able to make my own kombucha to help heal myself 🙂

  • emmy

    I made the Kombuchna Tea many years ago and would love to restart he process to get my gut health in optimal conditin ,in order to help healing several serious auto imune deseases. love the taste too.

  • Sarah M

    I love experimenting in the kitchen with this fermenting stuff… I am yet to be gifted a SCOBY though… Plus, I’m trying to break off my long term relationship with coffee which is both painful and daunting. The love is still there but my adrenals are despairing, begging me to let it go. Maybe this could be the trick?

  • Jeni

    I would love to share the Kombucha with my friends in Brunei who I have been struggling with; to encourage them onto the sugar free way of life!!! I tried to buy a “scoby” before I left Aus (home) but I couldn’t buy one locally and I am desperate to make some.

  • Andy

    Another great post! I am now sugar-free and loving it, thanks to IQS. I would love to start including more probiotics in my diet – I would love to get a Kombucha kit to get started and it would be a great way to get my three kids even more involved in making healthy life and diet choices.

  • Katrina Myers

    I would love the kit, I have leaky gut and a couple of AI diseases, kombucha is one of the only fermented foods my baby can tolerate in her breast milk. I’ve been trying to make my own from scratch in a smal glass jar.

  • Prana

    Hi Sarah – really enjoyed your post!
    Here is why it would be so freak-en awesome if I won a Kombucha kit:
    I eat Kale
    I juice and smoothie my socks off
    I eat primarily organic, fresh whole foods
    I love to cook for hours everyday
    I take super foods, omega 3, and foods with high probiotics, enzymes and fibre…
    I eat ridiculous amounts of vegetables – and Love it!
    I make raw/healthy desserts (your ‘Farerro Rocher’ recipe is awesome!)

    BUT: MY DIGESTION TOTTALY SUCKS!!! AND I AM AT MY WITS END!!!
    I have started experimenting with fermented foods, but am yet to make my own. Your post was just what I needed to read to kick start my lazy intestines into gear with a Kombucha experiment!

    Winning a kit would totally ensure that I get this party in my tummy started!

  • Casey

    Great article Sarah!!! I purchased your new book yesterday ” I quit sugar for life” andi am so motivated to get myself and my family healthier then ever. Thankyou.

  • Josie Dyet

    I would love to win a Kombucha set! I currently have been drinking kombucha nearly every day, the MOJO brand. It is an expensive habit to maintain! But too good to give up 🙂

  • Joy J

    Would really like to try this

  • Heidi

    I love kombucha brewing and stumbled upon it a year ago when I was gifted this freaky looking science experiment. Tragically I lost this scoby to some unfortunate brewing mishap and have not been able to find another since! I have some pretty ace recipes I want to try out (I’m thinking watermelon and mint first up) but need to locate me a new mother first. Please help.

  • Mattkylie

    Hi sarah

    My husband who has thyroid disease which very hard for a man but we using kefir and I can really see big change in his energy and overall health and now we got rid of sugar thanks to your cookbooks but to add kombucha to his daily routine I may just have new man and see Matt back to his energetic self would be wonderful.

  • Phuong

    Thank you for sharing your kombucha method. I have been thinking about making it for months, but have not managed to get it together! Your kit would really help! 🙂
    I have started fermenting cabbage for my family and have seen wonderful benefits already. My daughter (5) has food allergies and I would love to provide a yummy drink for her to enjoy, instead of ‘making’ her take sauerkraut juice each day!
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Lea

    I’ve been brewing Kombucha in a crock for 8 months now, and use a ratio of one black tea bag and 1 tablespoon of organic raw sugar per litre of water. I only leave it sit for 3-5 days as the kids prefer that taste.
    Is this sugar too little? (I am just following the workshop instructions.)
    And now I give my Scoby layers to the new workshops.
    Great information in your article, everyone should drink Kombucha!

  • BecD

    I’ve come home today with your second book after watching the today show, loving all your travel tips as I’m a flight attendant, my husband has all these glass jars on the bench… To make Kombucha! I had no idea what that was now it’s all here in your blog! Yay I’m excited..

  • Bel

    I’d love to get my hands one one of these kits to start making tea again! I was given a baby ‘bucha from a friend about 15 years ago and made the tea for a while but was too young and busy to keep it maintained. Now I’m surprised to read that there are businesses selling this tea when it is so easy to make!

  • Danya Breman

    Oh please let me win this 🙂 my husband has been trying to make ‘bulcha for months, badly!!! Please give us a kit so we can move forward in our health quest!! And it will save me from a mouldy scoby haha!!!!!

  • Jenna Baughurst

    So I live in the sticks and have only heard of and seen kombucha on the interwebs, I’d love to start experimenting! And I don’t have a pet so I’d be loving and nurturing a SCOBY like nobody’s business 🙂

  • Marie

    Thank you Sarah for introducing me to fermented foods! I love it! I’d love to win the kit for all the health benefits of course but also to see my mum’s face when she saw the SCOBY! Hehe, she already thinks I’m crazy for brewing water kefir and making dill pickles!

  • MEQ1976

    Hi Sarah, I would LOVE a kit!! After reading & hearing about the enormous health benefits of fermented products recently – I’m eager to try some to assist with getting my AI disease Sarcoidosis until control. I stumbled across your website years ago when I was first diagnosed & have been an avid
    follower ever since. Thanks so much. Em x

  • Lulu

    I would love a real kit, as my attempts have failed and I really want to incorporate it into my diet – and talk my kids into it too.

  • Nicki G

    I can share some SCOBY’s if anyone wants. I have left two big jars since November and they have SCOBY’s galore in them.

  • Lyndall MC

    My girlfriend has making and drinking Kombucha for the last few months after receiving a SCOBY from her sister in law. She is raving about how great she- and her husband and 4 children – feel after taking it for the passed few months. I would love to try it out so I can feel as good as she does!

  • Melissa

    I would love to win this kit – I have hashimoto thyroid issues and have this morning started my first batch of fermented veg using your recipe 🙂 I really would love to make kombucha as well as I’m keen to improve the health of my gut. As others have said it will be great to be able to pass the “babies” along to my friends to brew as well 🙂

  • Cgatelyoz

    Yay, I would love to win the Kombucha kit, I’ve been drinking ACV in the mornings for a couple of months now and I would love to start drinking Kombucha too and get my husband on board as well! You rock!

  • Christine

    My 15 year old son has recently been sick with an as yet undiagnosed stomach illness and lost a dramatic amount of weight.He has taken a real interest in his health and your column. (he also has a pet bearded dragon, has always wanted to grow his own mushrooms and bedroom that smells as bad as your brothers sounded.) He read about the “bucha caper” and the scoby with absolute fascination as he loves all thing “science”. I have thyroid issues (graves and now hypo issues…go figure) and have recently recovered from Dengue Fever. Have done the IQS We would love to have a go together at the kombucha kit. Also Monday is the 3rd not Tuesday and I only know this because the 3rd is my birthday so a nice B’day gift for me. Thanks Sarah.

  • sasha

    I learnt from you that you can ferment things with whey and followed the recipes you linked you on your blog – never gone back! life changer. No more tummy aches :)))) this one is a happy camper. thanks Sar x

  • Cirque Du Bebe

    I’ve been wanting to start making Kombucha for sooo long, would love to get my hands on one of these kits so I can stop spending ridiculous amounts on the ready-made stuff and grow my own scoby baby.

  • nicole

    my scoby has been in jar in my fridge for a week. Haven’t had time to make my brew. will it still be OK

  • Alison

    I would love to give brewing Kombucha a go. I suffer with heartburn/reflux and colitis, and take medication for both. If I could at least stop taking some my meds I would very happy. Sarah, you have been a great inspiration and I love your posts.

  • Jillian

    I tried Kombucha a couple of weeks ago and have been wondering how to start making it at home. thank you Sarah for the great instructions . I would love to have a kit to get started. Cheers!
    PS I love the candid descriptions of the Scoby… A friend offered me one to start but I was so unsure of what to do! You make it all seem so simple.

  • asilmik

    I want to be able to give my daughter the best nutrition, while still making delicious things that she will love.

  • rachelle

    Yum I love Kombucha…I’ve been experimenting with sauerkraut so next fermentation experience may have to be kombucha!

  • Mary Anne Pangilinan

    Sounds fascinating! Apart from the health benefits of kombucha – I’d love to actually feel, see and smell the scoby! It sounds like a biology experiment in a bottle with the babies!! It would be a great Show n Tell to all who visit me too! xx

  • Jade Kay

    I’m fascinated, excited and intrigued! Please assist me enter and explore this fantastic new femention world 😉

  • Anna

    YAY for fermenting! I am a newby to this fantastic world of healing goodness. I attempted my first Sauerkraut on the weekend. I would just love a Kombucha starter kit to help me on my way. I hope I am not too late to be in the running!!!! x

  • Jenna

    I have been struggling with my digestion and gut health over the past six months and have recently come back from a trip to Europe! I am of course in the process of quitting sugar again (it was impossible to avoid when staying with families and I felt truly awful until I was again addicted!). I have heard of fermentation and after reading your post I think it could really help in getting my body back on the right track! I’m going to give it a go, the pack would just be a bonus!

  • Lize Holroyd

    My mom lives in South Africa and has become “addicted” to kambucha and wants everyone she knows to drink it. Thing is, she’ll be visiting us on the Sunshine Coast in April and I would like to surprise her with a batch waiting for her 🙂

  • Remi

    I have been helping taste the new kombucha recipes at the cafe where I work, but would love my own kit to make my own, with less sugar and more flavour!

  • Yogaguerilla

    It would so love a kombucha kit, I had one years ago but living in the country I don’t know anyone with a spare mother to share, or in fact anyone who would dare to drink the stuff. It is a bit like having a pet, a rapidly multiplying one- with delicious benefits… It is a fascinating process as is all fermentation.

  • TG

    My mum used to ‘grow’, brew and drink Kombucha. I thought it was revolting as a teenager and was vocal in telling my mum so. Now I ‘get’ it and – yes, sheepishly – intend to brew and consume it myself…!!

  • Terri

    Yeh I won a kit thank you so much Remedy and Sarah! woo hoo. Cant wait to get started

  • Jem

    damn I just saw this post. Oh well, I’ll see if I can find a SCOBY somewhere lol. I love kombucha!

  • Kylie Johnson

    KylieJ. I lived in India for 3 yrs and it’s the gift that keeps in giving. 5 yrs later I still suffer with 10-15 episodes of diahrea a day, exhaustion and pain. Only yesterday my sister explained the amazing big K and here it is. It’s fermented serendipity!

  • Alexandra Bruggisser

    Hmmmm… Can you please post some pics of the process Sarah?? I’d find that SUPER DOOPER helpful xxo

  • is a litre the most you can make at a time using one scoby?

  • Nat

    Where did you get those lovely jars with the floral lids Sarah? I am seriously coveting them 🙂

  • B

    I read this for the first time today. What a great way to reduce waste, the probiotics that I am currently using are in a box and a foil pack!

  • Ania

    Hi Sarah
    Did you already tested rice malt syrup ? How many spoons did you added to 1 litter of kombucha brew. I just got all the ingredients and I am itching to try it out 🙂

  • Stephanie

    For all the Type 1 Diabetics out there, just a word of caution: the carb count is still high enough that a shot of insulin may be required. I’ve found that my blood sugar readings can go quite high if I don’t bolus for Kombucha.

  • Heather Wilson

    Hi! I recently found your site and am enjoying getting to know you. I’ve been making my own kombucha for years and my recipe is quite similar to yours. (And I use tap water too… SCOBY has never failed me yet!) The main difference is that I put the flavor I want with the black tea bags and sugar in the boiling water. My current fave is 1 cranberry, 1 elderflower and 1 hibiscus per 4 black tea bags. May have to try some of your varieties. ‘booch on!

  • Anna

    Hi Sarah I have just found you, and how happy I am that I did. I have been living with Hashis for years and have never been more informed than reading about your journey. Thank you so much. I really think I need to detox and would love to explore more now on kombutcha, as I think I need this. It would be probaby life changing to win the starter kit so here’s hoping. Once again thank you.

  • andrea

    I’d like a kit because I want to own a scoby pet before I die…

  • Elena Girina

    Hi Sara, I love kombucha. Want to know how you go with using less sugar and using rice malt syrup instead? Thanks! 🙂

  • Isabella

    I’m just wondering what brand of black tea you used? I am a tea freak, but I never drink black tea so I want to make sure I buy the right one haha.

  • KB

    Hi Sarah, thank you for your Kombucha kit, I tried it straight away and the results were great, I loved it! I brewed my Kombucha for 10 days and then put it in a sealed bottle in the fridge, I still have some left but its grown what almost looks like another “mother” in it or some sort of lumpy fungi…is this normal?? Also, how should I be storing my “mother” that I saved if I dont get around to brewing the next batch straight away? Anybodys advice would be appreciated! 🙂

  • Elio

    Most
    people brew the tea for 7-12 days, when it has a tangy sour flavor with
    a touch of sweetness remaining; on average, the amount of sugar at this
    point is 16 grams per 8 oz. cup – See more at:
    http://www.phoenixhelix.com/2013/03/25/kombucha-myths-vs-truths/#sthash.qpCiaCPO.dpuf
    Most
    people brew the tea for 7-12 days, when it has a tangy sour flavor with
    a touch of sweetness remaining; on average, the amount of sugar at this
    point is 16 grams per 8 oz. cup – See more at:
    http://www.phoenixhelix.com/2013/03/25/kombucha-myths-vs-truths/#sthash.qpCiaCPO.dpuf

  • Jennifer

    I know its a bit late but I reallllyyyy want a starter kit!! I am hoping kombucha will help with my health.

  • Rachelle

    Can I use green tea or does it have to be black? I don’t know anyone that makes this stuff. How do I get a scoby?? Thank you

  • kimmarie

    Hi Sarah ! Thank you for sharing all the great information !! I would love to win a kit ! I was in a bad accident in 2003 with my husband .we were almost killed. I have disabling chronic pain and now my digestion problems , constipation ect.I am trying to eat healthy .I know this would help me ! 🙂

  • Shellie

    Hi Sarah is this still a valid ‘give away’ or has it finished??? I would love to win a kit if it is still ongoing 🙂 Do you know where I can buy one in Perth (just in case I dont win 🙁
    Thanks!

  • Emma B

    Is Kombucha risky for someone with a suppressed immune system? Have always wanted to try it, but a bit nervous.

  • Kathy Coster Telford

    I have been on alot of medication for the last 6 years due to a car accident. I gained 20kg and am now in the process of weaning off all meds and trying to regain my health. I love kombucha and would really love to start making my own to save money and pay it forward to others interested in brewing.

  • Elsie

    Would this low sugar content as described in this article be the same for Kombucha from a continuous brew vessel. Ie drawing off/ add 1 litre of sugar and tea every 2 days? Thanks.

  • Amber

    Great recipe. I have been giving away scobies on gumtree for free and refer each recipient to this recipe.

  • Simone

    Hi I accidentally forgot to add my sugar! It’s been brewing for 7 days now
    What should I do? Desperately need to save this batch!

  • mrsdancy

    Hi im brewing my own for health reasons (family of 6 w/lots of autoimmune problems). Im using a plain organic raw black tea brew) its the 5th day and it has a fizz around the top and a little brown jelly stringing piece (about the size of a dime). Wondering if its working slowly or should I start over??

  • Hana

    Hi, can someone please recommend a site to buy organic white sugar and organic black tea, in bulk? Thanks

  • agb

    I’m a bit of a sauerkraut fiend and like to share it’s benefits with my friends as often as I can. Since discovering kombucha, I have been nagging them to get onboard and delight in the benefits. Sadly no luck.

    I’d love to win a starter kit so that I can brew my own kombucha, share it with my long suffering friends and let them see how awesome it is (and secretly say ‘i told you so’).
    x

  • Arlene B

    OMG, am I overdosing? I drink one of those growler bottles a day, maybe two. I am totally addicted! I had never tasted it before, but read about it, ordered a Scoby online, and the rest is history. I now have 4 gallon jars going, behind my Bunn coffee maker (which stays warm all the time). I let it ferment 7 days. I do wonder, though, if I am consuming too much sugar. I use 1C organic raw sugar per gallon. Do you think I am overusing the sugar? Sorry, I don’t convert to metric very well (one of those dumb Americans, what can I say). I am using 3 Lipton Family size bags and 2 single serving green tea per gallon. Also, is there a lot of caffeine in it? Maybe this is why I am having trouble sleeping lately!

  • Buffy

    My friends and I have some heart burn so wanted to find a recipe to make it as drank some and it worked well. I would love to have a starter kit to begin the process.

  • Leah

    I just followed this recipe, but I got given 2 SCOBY’s from a friend. Should I double the mixture? Make 2 batches? I just chucked them both in the one litre and now I’m worried. I could just take one out and throw it away cos I don’t really need 2 batches?? Thanks 🙂

  • Carl

    I have suffered with Iritable Bowel Syndrome for years. Last year I had a bad head injury and since then a lack of zest and energy from the medication I have to take. I find it hard lacking energy as I have always been a very active person. I great friend gave me a sample of Kombucha, OMG I so need this in my life. That short period of settled stomach and energy boost was amazing.

  • Star

    Thanks for the post Sarah. I recently received a scoby from my brother-in-law, and have been brewing for about a month. He also taught me that to make an extra fizzy drink, grab a smaller bottle (say 300-400mL), and fill it to about 10% with fruit juice. When your kombucha has brewed for 8-12 days siphon it into the bottle, filling it to the top. Pop on a cap and let it brew for another 5-8 days. The mother in the bottle continue to feed on the fruit juice and gets very fizzy – just like beer or soda. Chill before drinking 🙂

  • Maddie

    I love kombucha! I have been having serious troubles balancing my stomach after a bad bout of food poisoning but this tea has been so helpful!
    I attempted my own at home without success but would love to have another go at making a batch ?

  • Matt

    Have just tasted my first remedy kombucha and really enjoyed it
    After reading I quit sugar some 6-8 weeks ago we have virtually been sugar free since and feel great
    I would love to be able to add home made kombucha to our lifestyle as we continue our sugar free lifestyle

  • Miranda Chamberlain

    I want to make this to scare my partner into thinking I am going a little bit mad (he already thinks I’m a bit crazy doing the IQS 8WP) and then have him taste it!!! 🙂

  • Wendy Doyle

    I would love a starter kit. I have hypothyroidism, and am still struggling to find what works. The medicine I use is not working, I am struggling with my doctor to get in to see a specialist so I have begun doing what I can on my own. I have been gluten, soy and dairy free for several months now. I have recently given up sugar (thank you for all of your help with that). I have had stomach problems for years as well. I am desperate to be healthy. I have 4 children that I am struggling to keep up with. This illness has changed the way I mother my children, and it breaks my heart. I am willing to put the work in, I am now just seeking things I can do to get me there…on the road to healthy. Thank you.

  • Megan

    My friend first gave me kombucha last year to educate me on gut health. I’d really love to make some for myself and to impress my friend, of course

  • Carolyn Bodfish

    I would love to win a kit.
    I want to make and then share or pay forward to others..
    This would be a wonderful forever giving gift..
    Thankyou for the chance..

  • Marina

    Hi Sara,
    Thanks for the great and simple info on making kombucha. Would love to win the kombucha pack it would be great if i could learn to make it myself ☺☺

  • Deb Chandler

    Thanks for the info Sarah, I’d have loved to win this as I sometimes get IBS and think this would be great. Guess I’ll have to head to the health food store and see if I can get some through them.

  • Robyn

    I’ve just discovered kombucha and I’m loving it. Great for my boys too who have allergies. But it’s so expensive and I would love to try and make it myself.

  • M

    Very nice article. I can wait to start my own. Would love a starter kit if still available. Thanks!

  • Elise Kaddatz

    Just wondering if you can have kombucha and rice malt syrup on the candida diet

  • Jennifer

    Hi everyone! I’m new on the Kombucha loving train and I was curious about a couple of things. First – how did the rice malt syrup experiment go??? I can’t find the post about it anywhere and I’m interested to know if it works, how much to use of RMS as a substitute for the sugar and if the whole sugar amount can be substituted. I have read that the mix needs to contain at least a small amount of fructose for the acid to be created, so definitely interested in those results. Also I was wondering if I can re-purpose the bottles I have been buying my kombucha in from the store for keeping my finished product in the fridge and how long it will stay good for once I’ve made it. I’m a little bit addicted at the moment so I can’t imagine a litre will last more than a couple of days but just in case ?. Also where do you put your mix to ferment, we only have a small house and being in Perth and coming into summer it will be hot! Would a closet/kitchen cupboard be ok so it’s dark and won’t get too hot? So many questions, but this is my first time out of the fermenting gates so I’m a bit overwhelmed by the idea. Thanks!

  • Jennifer

    Hi everyone! I’m new on the Kombucha love train and I was curious about a couple of things. First – how did the rice malt syrup experiment go??? I can’t find the post about it anywhere and I’m interested to know if it works, how much to use of RMS as a substitute for the sugar and if the whole sugar amount can be substituted. I have read that the mix needs to contain at least a small amount of fructose for the acid to be created, so definitely interested in those results. Also I was wondering if I can re-purpose the bottles I have been buying my kombucha in from the store for keeping my finished product in the fridge and how long it will stay good for once I’ve made it. I’m a little bit addicted at the moment so I can’t imagine a litre will last more than a couple of days but just in case ?. Also where do you put your mix to ferment, we only have a small house and being in Perth and coming into summer it will be hot! Would a closet/kitchen cupboard be ok so it’s dark and won’t get too hot? So many questions, but this is my first time out of the fermenting gates so I’m a bit overwhelmed by the idea. Thanks!

  • Shirley Giles

    Hi Sarah. Received your book simplicious for Chrissy from a bff. I must say I can’t stop reading it. I have bouts of feeling so great and then I slip up and indulge in too much sugar or the wrong foods can’t wait to start cooking up some of your receipes and using your ideas and tips. Would really love to start on the kombucha trail and fix my gut up for good and start just eating real food and steer clear of the processed rubbish. Thank you Shirley.

  • Richard

    Thanks for the write-up. Recently started making Milk Kefir, which is only partially accepted by my household. Have been reading Sador’s book, and your latest – and hoping Kombucha may be the trick to start my family on a gut-healthy lifestyle.

  • Janine

    Hi there! I haven’t made Kombucha but have been making the elusive Jun Tea. It thrives on honey which people may find can be more expensive but a friend of mine sells raw honey for $6 per kilo! Winning!
    My burning question is, and I have googled relentlessly to satisfy this question with out resolution…. If I don’t do the 2nd fermentation will it have almost no alcoholic content but still be brimming with probiotic goodness???!

  • claudia price

    a newbie to fermenting, needing all the help i can get, a starter kit for me would be more than perfect..:)

  • maria

    I need to avoid sugar due to a history of celiac/ chronic fatigue, etc. For people like me, is it best to drink kombucha when it has become vinegary?

  • maria

    I add a tablespoon of ginger juice (made by putting ginger through a juicer) to each glass of kombucha. This makes a very nice ginger ale.

  • Dianne Rowe Taylor

    I would like the starter kit because based on the information you have shared plus other research I’ve done I feel Kombucha will improve my health. Thank you.

  • Alison

    Hello, has anyone had any experience with the baby scoby growing across the entire surface of their jar? In my case I’m using a large glass mixing bowl so the baby is enormous.

  • rachel

    I’m really enjoying IQS 8 week program & have been feeling so much more energised. I’m not very inventive without the help of new recipes and would love to win the kit to start making kombucha. Looking forward to trying my sauerkraut (my German friend says the dark cabbage is referred to as blaurkraut there) which is smelling great.

  • Tracey Rungie

    Hi Sarah, I’d never heard of this before & am very curious to try it and see what improvements in my health I see. I’m currently doing your IQS 8 week program & loving it, and am feeling so good & am very motivated to continue. I see this as a lifestyle change, not just something I’m doing for 8 weeks. I’m 51 years of age and it’s time I put myself & my health first for a change, instead of always my family and others. Would be very grateful to win one of these kits. I’ve added my details to the list from the link above. Thanks Tracey x

  • Melanie S

    Ergh. Have just turned 50 and arthritis has arrived in my hands. I read that kombucha can help with this. I’m too young so will try anything to keep it that way!

  • Sandi Feller

    Hi Sarah and fellow fermenters, found your site whilst looking for information on sugar content of kombucha, as I’m just reading a couple of books by. David Gillespie, namely “Sweet. Poison ” and “Big Fat Lies”. I would like to know if it’s possible to make kombucha (and also water kefir) just using dextrose powder from the brew shop? Has anyone tried this? Since sugar is half glucose and half fructose (the destructive sugar), presumably a ferment made just with glucose (aka dextrose), should be better. Comments, please. And anyone who wants a scoby who lives near Ravenshoe is more than welcome to get one from me.

  • Kale Rey Rey

    I want to start a recovery. I have dealt with eating disorders for a long while and would like to finally kick them into the past. I would like a kit to help me in my new journey of loving my body and giving it the most beneficial, nutricious, mindful things possible.

  • Anna

    Great article Sarah!

    Note for SCOBY buyers, I wouldn’t recommend The Good Brew as they do not package their product adequately and it leaks everywhere in the mail.

  • I’m on my second home made batch of this and I must say it was super easy! Does have a weird taste. I usually drink 1/2 cup mixed with one packet of Stevia, a dash of cinnamon, and a dash of ginger. Makes it way more palatable. I’m still getting used to the scoby disc in the mason jar when I open my fridge though. My husband really got weirded out before he knew what it was!! lol

  • RayneSaltair

    I suffer from IBS and am disabled because of it. I would love to win a kit and see if it helps, if it does I will most def link back to this page on my Facebook to help others.

  • Emilie Smith

    I love Kombucha and my next step is to try it with Dextrose since it doesn’t contain any fructose I think that might be a better option (and far cheaper in the long term than using rice malt syrup).

  • Daisy

    Interesting abt not getting a scoby out of store bought brew. I made mine out of store bought brew and it was lemonade flavored and it is very robust and healthy. Guess I got blessed. Now I have 4 in a very short time. Nobody around me drinks buch, let alone makes it, so I guess the birds will have good digestions.

  • Aja Reid

    Can I double or even triple the recipe so that I have 2-3 liters brewing in the one container?

  • Cinnamon Spice

    Is organic Rapadura good to use instead of processed sugar?

  • Colleen Grove

    Hi Sarah,I am crazy about kombucha and I started brewing my own a year ago. I am following an LCHF lifestyle and have lost 42kgs so far. I have about 10kgs to go but have stalled the past year. I have also struggled to get into ketosis. This past week I managed to get into ketosis and then started testing one by one starting with my milk kefir; it didn’t affect my ketosis; water kefir also didnt but the moment I drank some of my 2F hibiscus tea kombucha it kicked me out of ketosis. I make it according to your recipe with minimum sugar, in fact I go slightly lower with the sugar than you do. I do however put 30ml strawberry puree and ginger bug into each bottle then allow it to ferment a further 4 days on the counter (it is winter here now). Could it be the 2F that is making the carbs high enough to kick me out? I am quite gutted. I love my KT. Thanks.

  • Emily English

    Hi Sarah, I was just wondering why you only ferment yours for 7 -10 days, but the Remedy Kombucha bottle says they allow their’s to ferment for 30? Does it make a difference if you are making a bigger batch? I am using a 5L jar (so multiplied this recipe by 4). Thanks 🙂

  • Bett Goldie

    I would like a kit to see if it helps with my digestive problems

  • ColeClan

    Hi Sarah I would love a starter kit. My kids and I recently attended the Cronulla International Womens Surfing festival and caught up with the team from Remedy Kombucha. After watching a recent documentary on ABC, and quitting sugar I am keen to explore more gut busting and especially get the kids involved. I would love a starter kit to begin our journey and especially after meeting the team and trying all the different flavours. The kids especially liked the apple crisp.

  • I’m new to the Kombucha way of life and must admit, I’ve developed a slight obsession. A starter kit would be the perfect way to feed this obsession and get my kids onto it as well, I know they’d love to be apart of making our own.

  • Ara

    I brew delicious Kombucha in large batches of 1.5 gallon every week. I use a large stain-less steel pot and have gorgeous scobies about 10 inches across, about 2mm for each week they brew (then they go to the hotel). I start with a cup of sugar for the 6 quarts and usually brew for 7 days, although Winter has forced me to wait a couple of days longer. If I wait further, the Kombucha is less sweeet and tastes more and more like vinegar (my son likes that, but I don’t).

    My desperate question: Is the sweet Kombucha after a week really only about 1% sugar? How can I find out?

  • Jillian Moodie

    Id like to try a kombucha but I’m a microbiologist and always wary of contamination etc. A kit would certainly make me feel secure about what I’m doing and get me into the ” kombucha state of mind” 🙂

  • Jaci Neal

    I’m new to this fermenting business and I’m dying to try brewing my own kombucha, then sharing the SCOBY love with my family and friends!

  • Tysha

    Hi I made my sweet tea mixture but didnt add scoby for 2 days is this ok

  • Lisa Croxford

    I would love to win a kit! I suffer from IBS and am constantly searching for new remedies to help. I live on Hamilton Island so often can’t get things shipped here, and have no where to go on the mainland to buy kombucha. I’m sure I could gather a group together to start gifting SCOBY’s to as well!!

  • Kristina A-lekna

    I would love a starter kit! I attempted my own kombucha which sounded like it would be an easy process… but long story short I now have my scoby in a snap lock bag in the fridge (I’m told it will keep for a few days until I can try again!!!). It turns out I got too excited and added ginger prematurely.

  • LyNea Mester

    Changing what i eat and drink. I heard this will help my blood sugar and pancreas. I want to heal naturally. Please send me kit. Very grateful.

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  • Marvin Fried

    I’m really excited to start making Kombucha. Kombucha seems to handle my 22 years of intense Candida. My immune
    system is very weak due to work related health problems. For over15 years I have done everything homeopathically but never get to total clean. My diet is insane. No wheat…………. and you name it I’ve tried. When I was hospitalized a year ago for 2 weeks with pneumonia and much more! I had my wife and sister get me lots of Kombucha and finally after a few months I was better. Then I had a heart stent. LAD. Kombucha helped again. But then got bleeding ulcers and anemia and blood transfusions and iron infusion and take Garden of Life liquid iron. Ya, that was all last year, more the year before. Now I’m coming off hip resurfacing. But Tylenol with codein messed up me, but did want to take opioids. So the Kombucha is helping that. Hopefully my endoscopy next week shows up healed ulcers.
    Hopefully I can start my own Kombucha. Buying it get expensive especially only SSI income now. I used to make and grow my own yogurt sprouts vegetables. So hopefully this goes well. I juice carrots, ginger and beets all the time. My juicer is from 1972. A good stainless one. ….
    Anyway, how do I get all the jars starter etc to get started. I drinking almost a bottle day. Too expensive plus I want to make it myself. I want the best scoobie. Thanks Marvin

    • Look44

      Got my first Scoby on Amazon .

  • Look44

    Hi Sarah , I am on a Keto diet and what I miss the most is my morning Kombucha so trying really hard to make some low sugar one but unsuccessful to date. I bought a refractometer from Amazon , tested it and is bang on when tried with water and all kind of sodas, that thing is scary precise. Back to the booch , I used the classic 1 cup/gallon recipe and after 4 weeks the booch is still showing 6.5% sugar , thats 6.5gr/100ml. I am wondering how did you measured and whats am I doing wrong ?

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  • Camen Haessig

    I love this!!! I always drink kombucha and would really love to make my own and save on money and reusing bottles 😊😊

  • Mary Couchon Aillery

    Would love to know if kombucha can be made with anything other than black or green tea?

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  • Vennessa

    I would LOVE a Kombucha brewing kit as I live and work in a small rural community where I could share my SCOBY babies with friends and colleagues that wouldn’t otherwise have easy access to it.

  • birdie stanek

    I would love to win a kit to start Kombucha because I just finished chemo 2 months ago and I have cleaned up my diet, BIG TIME. I want to start using Kombucha every day because of detoxing my body and because I have arthritis in my spine as well. I think this will all help immensely. Thank you, Birdie

  • Karen Krieger

    Lots of good information so glad I found this article! Are you still giving away remedy kombucha making kits? Can’t wait to get started!

  • Jude Ferraro

    Wow! Thank you. I can’t wait to start my own batch of this wonderful drink. Love Kombucha!!!

  • Jaclyn Kwang

    Hi Sarah, is your almost sugar free kombucha recipe Keto compliant? I’ve started brewing some at home before reading your blog. Now Can’t wait to try. 🙂
    Thanks.

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  • Keto Treeno

    Hi! Any idea what i would count the carbs as ? I have a limit of 20gm carbs a day, just wondering using this recipe how much you would count it as

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