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Kombucha, 2 questions...

Answered on May 12, 2014
Created May 12, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Regarding kombucha:

I love it! I've been drinking GT's Gingerade and I love it. Long (like 10 years) before I went (or even heard of) paleo, I stopped drinking sodas. In the last 6 months, I've discovered GT's kombucha and have fallen in love with their Gingerade.

I drink a bottle almost every other day. On a good week, when I can find it in my local Safeway, I drink every other day. Today I found it there and bought 5 bottles. It's expensive, but soooooo damn good! I plan to buy a SCOBY and start making my own (cost effective), but in the mean time, how much is too much?

Q1: Is a GT bottle a day too much? How often should one enjoy kombucha of any kind?

Q2: Is half a GT bottle of Gingerade mixed with some tequila bad?

Thanks!

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on May 12, 2014
at 06:59 PM

Make your own. Use GT's (but get an unflavored one) as the seed for your own. It will grow very slowly at first, but once you have a SCOBY going, you'll have so much, you won't know what to do with it all.

You just need some sugar and some teabags (make sure you don't use a tea that has essential oils such as Earl Gray.) see:

http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-kombucha-tea-at-home-173858

I ferment mine until it's almost like vinegar.

It's fine to drink with tequila, but remember that you're killing off the bacteria/yeasts with the alcohol.

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