Kombucha Starter Kit
*NEW* We have now replaced our old 980ml clear bottles with these dark amber bottles so the probiotics are better preserved!!
Kombucha is very easy to brew at home - just follow a few simple steps starting with getting a S.C.O.B.Y (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast) to begin the fermentation process. It provides the living home for the bacteria and yeast that transform sweet tea into tangy, fizzy kombucha!
HOW TO CONSUME/USE:
- This kit includes a step by step instructions of how to brew your Kombucha with this kit - no need for additional ingredients!
- Start with 4oz a day in the morning to see how your body reacts as fermented foods can upset some people's digestive systems
- Once your body adapts, you can try drinking a full 8oz serving every day (in the morning with an empty stomach to best flourish your gut with healthy bacteria!)
BENEFITS OF KOMBUCHA
- Anti-oxidant rich, probiotic beverage that helps to detoxify your body and protect against disease
- Its anti-inflammatory properties can decrease the risk for certain cancers and candida overgrowth
- Supports a healthy gut and improves digestion because of its high levels of beneficial acid, probiotics, amino acids and enzymes
- Effective for boosting the immune system, heart, lung and liver health, and improving energy levels
THIS KIT INCLUDES:
- 1 x Organic Premium Assam Tea for Kombucha - 60g
- 1 x Organic Kombucha S.C.O.B.Y.
- 2 x Organic Cane Sugar (1 Cup)
- 1 x Brewing Jar, Glass (3800ml)
- 3 x DARK KOMBUCHA BREWING AIRTIGHT GLASS BOTTLE (500ML)
- 1 x Brewing Instructions
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HOW TO BREW YOUR KOMBUCHA
For your first brew, please follow these steps.
- Sterilize all your tools including the jars and bottles in the kit. You can use hot water (do NOT use boiling water as it might break your glass jars) or use vinegar to sterlize too. Please keep the hot water in the tools for 10 minutes and toss the water and let them dry naturally. As for the utensils and lids, you can boil them in a pot for 5 minutes and let them dry off.
- Take 2 Tablespoons of the Organic Premium Assam Tea and brew the tea in 3.5L of water for 10 minutes in a pot. The tea should be very strong.
- Once the tea is ready, drain the leaves in a sieve and pour it into the large glass jar with the one cup of sugar. This should make a sweet tea.
- Let the sugary tea cool off in the jar for about 1-2 hours. The tea should be about 30-37°C depending on the room temperature. If still hot please cool the tea further more. The ideal temperature should be 'lukewarm'.
- 5Open the kombucha SCOBY into the large jar with the liquid and cover the jar with a paper towel and place a rubber band around the paper towel.
- Let the kombucha brew in a dark place in your room. Please avoid direct sunlight and places that the temperature will change such as near the oven or AC.
- After 7-10 days, your kombucha SCOBY should have sunken to the bottom of the jar and formed a daughter SCOBY floating at the surface of the tea. Your kombucha should be ready to taste. If you are happy with the flavor, go ahead to bottle the kombucha in a bottle and flavor it with fruits, herbs and spices. If the kombucha is too sweet let it ferment for another day or more.The longer you ferment the tarter it will become.
- The fermentation that happens in the bottle is called the second fermentation and this is where the drink becomes fizzy. (If the kombucha is tart, it will be harder to make this fizzy and you might have to add extra fruit juice or sugar to the bottle.)
- Let the bottle ferment in room temperature with the lid tightly closed for 5-7 days. When you open the bottle be careful as the kombucha might burst out.
- If you are happy with the flavor, cool the kombucha in the refrigerator and enjoy it cold! You can store your kombucha in the refrigerator for 3-6 months.
*If you find any molds, or not sure about the quality of your brew PLEASE DO NOT CONSUME. Drinking contaminated kombucha is toxic and harmful!
For any questions, feel free to contact us :)
Very speedy delivery and everyone keeps me informed. Very excited about the starter set. It contains everything one needs. I followed the instructions easily and immediately made my first set of kombucha.
Hello Ally :)
Thank you for shopping at FoodCraft and it is our happy duty to keep you updated for a timely delivery. Please do enjoy your self-made Kombucha, there are many flavors you can explore too, let's master it together!
Kombucha Starter Kit
Kombucha is something that I’ve only recently come across but found it super expensive to buy here in HK. I bought the starter kit and haven’t looked back! I’m now on my third ‘brew’ and have experimented with lots of different flavours. The instructions are really easy to follow and my SCOBY is flourishing! I would definitely recommend this kit for anyone new to brewing Kombucha!
Thank you J Armstrong!! :)
We also have the Equinox Kombucha products that you can try and take a look at but we guess you would know your taste better ;)
I picked it up from the store and realized that I cannot find any instructions in my kit.
Is it supposed to be online?
Thank you for your purchase and review! Our apology that the instruction is missing. We can send this by email. Let us follow up. Thank you again for choosing FoodCraft!
The kit provides everything I need for brewing a kombucha. With the very detailed instruction, I successfully made my first kombucha and get a very thin new SCOBY after the first fermentation. And the kombucha tastes very good.
Will be great there’s way to easily transfer the kombucha from the brewing jar into bottles.
Also, the delivery service is very good.
Thank you for your purchase and review. Your comment really helps customers understand the product better before purchase. Many thanks. Hope you enjoy brewing it at home. If you need any assistance, please let us know.