brew your own

traditional one gallon kombucha recipe

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Home brewed kombucha recipe from Lion Heart Kombucha

ingredients for 1-gallon batch

  • 3 quarts water
  • 3/4 to 1-oz. tea (4-8 teaspoons, or 6-10 tea bags)
  • 1/2 to 1-cup sugar
  • SCOBY (Kombucha mother “mushroom”)
  • 8-16 ounces of Kombucha “Starter Tea” (finished Kombucha)

equipment & supplies

  • Glass Jars (food grade)
  • 1-gallon pot (or bigger). Stainless Steel! No teflon!
  • Scent-free, all-natural soap
  • Re-useable tea bag/strainer (if using loose-leaf tea)
  • Cloth to cover the jar
  • Rubber band & labels

step 1: sweet tea

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