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Does anybody have spare kombucha culture?

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kombucha

Hi!  I am interested in making kombucha and was wondering if anyone knows if it can be made from store purchased refigerated kombucha?

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How to ship your mothers

What is the best way to ship your mothers to other kombucha lover?

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My kombucha SCOBY has white spots on its surface... are they mold?

Hi, my kombucha SCOBY has white uneven colour spread on the top surface. Are they mold? They smell fine, but I am not sure if it's safe. It's been left for few weeks in the tea, in the glass bottle, and it was my first blew.  I boiled water for 15 min to make this batch and followed instruction to keep everything washed etc, just as how I do with milk kefir and water kefir.  The SCOBY I received from friend had yellowish even colour on its surface, so I am not sure if I had done right.....Can someone plz shed a light on it?  thank you. 

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What are your best secret tips for perfect 'cha?

What are your best tips for making that perfect batch of kombucha? Have you ever tried adding your own flavors?

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fermenting Kobucha tea /drink how do I get started on Kobucha? Answered

Starter for "kobucha" is it easy and what are the ingredients ?

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How to brew tea for Kombucha?

I have the materials to make it but have never done it before. Can someone walk me through how to make 2 gallons of  tea and apply the scoby after the tea is room temperature. I have general knowledge but need confidence to do it with out a hitch.

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Looking for a Mother!

I'm looking for a kombucha mother culture and maybe some starter brew to start my own batch! I live in SF. Anyone have some to spare? After my first successes, I'll have some to share too!

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Kombucha or sprout heater from a potpourri pot or other appliance?

I need something to heat a bucket of kombucha tea to 70 degrees Fahrenheit when the heat is off in the kitchen where I will be keeping it. The temperature dips below 50 degrees Fahrenheit in there. I also need something to warm sprouting jars, which I'll be keeping on a shelf that I plan to enclose with a window blind or something else to keep the heat in, but allow ventilation. I don't think I need a thermostat for either of these. The temperature doesn't have to be exact. For the kombucha, I could buy a heating pad for $60 or a heat belt for $20 and pay to have them shipped or I could go to the local aquarium store and buy some fish tank heaters, but I'd prefer to spend less, make something myself out of something old and not support an aquarium store. I'm not a big fan of fish prisons. The thrift stores around here have lots of old appliances for $2-$5 each. I thought I could make heaters using the heating element of one of the small potpourri pots I've seen at Goodwill. I saw online that these pots are heated with a wire wrapped around the (irremovable) pot. Any thoughts on how I could make heaters with this heating element that are safe and not too hot? Any ideas using other appliances? Another option would be to find a cheap heating pad (for heating people) without auto shutoff and use that on the Kombucha at least. I'm not sure that that would be warm enough though, but maybe it's a more worthwhile option that trying to make a heater. What do you think? Should I forget making something for the Kombucha and look for a heating pad instead? Thanks for your help.

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