Kombucha. Comb-boo-cha. Ever heard of it? It's the hippie, new age, magical "elixir of life". It's actually just fermented sweet tea, but I prefer "elixir of life", don't you? I'd heard about kombucha maybe a year or two ago and had seen bottled versions for sale at the co-op and eventually at the grocery store. After figuring out what it was, exactly, I bought a bottle of the stuff and gave it a try. Fizzy, light, pleasant. Like a weird little soda.
Well, I recently brewed my very first batch of kombucha. I got my SCOBY (Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yest) at a local food swap and got started.
Kombucha home-brewing is a little weird and totally awesome. I've posted more about my first brewing experience at http://www.unspeakablevisions.com/2011/12/kombucha-what.html. Do you have any kombucha brewing tips?