How to Grow Your Own Kombucha SCOBY - Easy No-Fail Method

A bacteria and a yeast walk into a jar... I love raspberry kombucha with chia seeds - love the fizz! But at $4 a pop, I want to learn how to make it because I would still like to retire someday.

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How to Grow Your Own Kombucha SCOBY - Easy No-Fail Method Recipe
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To make your own kombucha, you need a healthy SCOBY, a Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast.  You can get a bottle of GT's Organic Raw Kombucha - Original at Whole Foods.

To make your own kombucha, you need a healthy SCOBY, a Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast. You can get a bottle of GT's Organic Raw Kombucha - Original at Whole Foods.

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Choose a bottle with lotsa scoby strands at the bottom. Take the cap off the kombucha, cover with a paper coffee filter and elastic.  Leave out of direct sun at 70°F undisturbed for 2 weeks.

Choose a bottle with lotsa scoby strands at the bottom. Take the cap off the kombucha, cover with a paper coffee filter and elastic. Leave out of direct sun at 70°F undisturbed for 2 weeks.

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Transfer the scoby and kombucha to a larger canning jar.  You may have to help it out with a wooden utensil (do not use metal).  We want the scoby to grow big + healthy so it will thrive.

Transfer the scoby and kombucha to a larger canning jar. You may have to help it out with a wooden utensil (do not use metal). We want the scoby to grow big + healthy so it will thrive.

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A thin layer of new SCOBY will begin to form on the top of the kombucha. Leave it out of direct sunlight and undisturbed for another 2 weeks until the SCOBY is about 1/4 inch thick.

A thin layer of new SCOBY will begin to form on the top of the kombucha. Leave it out of direct sunlight and undisturbed for another 2 weeks until the SCOBY is about 1/4 inch thick.

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When your scoby is big and healthy, you can use it to make kombucha from sweet tea. See my snapguide on how to make your own kombucha w/ the scoby snapguide.com/guides/make-your-own-kombucha-at-home/

When your scoby is big and healthy, you can use it to make kombucha from sweet tea. See my snapguide on how to make your own kombucha w/ the scoby snapguide.com/guides/make-you…

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Keep the old kombucha as starter for the new batch of kombucha and the kombucha bottle to reuse when you bottle your own kombucha.

Keep the old kombucha as starter for the new batch of kombucha and the kombucha bottle to reuse when you bottle your own kombucha.

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