How to Make Kombucha at Home

Whether you have no idea what a SCOBY is or are addicted to probiotic powerhouse kombucha, it's easy—and fun—to brew your own kombucha at home. Here's a kombucha recipe and tips and tricks to help you...

Almighty Kombucha | Monterey - Pacific Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Noticed on Almighty Kombucha's FB page that it has returned to the Monterey Peninsula's farmers markets as of a month ago. I had a chance to sample a few flavors during its run last summer. The kom...

Owen + Alchemy Kombucha

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

After October 2016 lunch at The Purple Pig https://www.chowhound.com/post/lunch-purple-pig-1067167 , my next stop was the Owen + Alchemy juicy bar in Logan Square to try the kombucha. I understand ...

Fermentation Book Recommendations, Please

by ninrn 3 years ago

Hi, I'd like to start doing some home fermentation. I'm particularly interested in making my own kombucha, yogurt, and kimchi. Can anyone recommend good books on that subject? I was all set...

Kombucha SCOBY - Anyone in Albuquerque/Santa Fe have some to share?

by ninrn 3 years ago

Hello, I'm very interested in making my own kombucha. Does anyone in the Albuquerque/Santa Fe area have a kombucha SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) you would be willing to share o...

Kombucha Cultures - where to buy?

by Shoefly 13 years ago

Does anyone know where to buy the Kombucha culture used to make homemade tea? All I found were websites but not an actual place that I can look at the Kombucha culture before I buy it. Thanks!

Native Kitchen and Kombucha Bar in Petaluma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Walking in downtown Petaluma last week, I noticed the build-out going on for Native Kitchen. P-towners, please keep us posted on the progress. Native Kitchen & Kombucha Bar 110 Petaluma Bou...

Which tea to use (or avoid) for Kombucha?

by lilith 3 years ago

My friend has offered me a kombucha scoby to brew my own kombucha at home. I usually do not drink black tea, but have tons of Chinese tea at home. I did some research and found that oolong tea i...

Whalebird Kombucha from San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

At the Thursday night farmers market in downtown San Luis Obispo, I had the chance to sample Whalebird Kombucha, brewed here in town. You can refill a reusable jug or purchase a pint glassful. I...

Scientists Send Kombucha to Space in Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

"...In total, Expose-R2 will fly 758 different samples to space in four separate missions. As part of the experiment, Kombucha cultures will hopefully help ESA scientists in the search for extrater...

Any advice on making Kombucha?

by LBeth 7 years ago

Hi has anyone made Kombucha? Any advice? I'm soon going to be embarking on this journey. Any tried and true tips would be most welcome. thanks!

Kombucha by the case?

by Lily80 4 years ago

I've recently fallen in love with kombucha, drinking about 2 bottles/day, but I'm not a fan of the $5 dollars a bottle cost I'm paying. Does anyone know where I can get this by the case? I pref...

Making kombucha

by nooodles 13 years ago

I'm as excited as excited can be. At a Chowdown this past Sunday, I met CH Addict's friend who promised me my very own kombucha culture. Has anyone here grown his/her own kombucha culture? Any ti...

The new Native Kitchen & Kombucha Bar in #Petaluma

by wrdunbar 5 years ago

Overall everything was good. The warm nut mix was a surprise starter they almost had a creamy texture to them when you ate them. All of the ingredients were from local vendors, Petaluma Poultry,...


by Danasa 5 years ago

Does anyone know where I can find Kombucha in toronto or Mississauga ?

Question about Kombucha with green tea

by Lynndsey Rigberg 5 years ago

Hi Chowhounds, I've dived into the kombucha craze and started brewing some at home. I'm just starting to brew my fourth batch today when I noticed the SCOBY had a fine sprinkling of light green dot...

Does Kombucha necessarily have to have tea in it?

by takadi 7 years ago

Can you make Kombucha practically out of anything that contains sugar, or is tea an essential element?

Favorite kombucha on tap in East Bay?

by bellatrx 5 years ago

Does anyone have recommendations for cafes or grocery stores in Berkeley or Oakland that have particularly delicious homemade kombucha on tap?

Kombucha - Vancouver

by tobyglynn 11 years ago

Hi guys Does anyone know where you can buy a cup of kombucha anywhere in the Vancouver area? I can see plenty of places via google to buy a culture but I can't find anywhere to buy just a cup...