Probably the biggest concern for Kombucha Home Brewers has been how to get the right carbonation in my ferment. The most popular suggestion online has been to simply do a Second Ferment. The very real problem with that, and one that they rarely mention, is that this Second Ferments adds alcohol to your otherwise alcohol free kombucha. Its no long Kombucha TEA but Kombucha BEER.
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What I prefer - lots of carbonation, semi sweet, and simple. So I force-carbonate my brews. Force carbonation is simply adding the desired amount of CO2 into your brew. Below are some of our suggestions. Text or email us if you need some advice. 919-518-3336 eddy@HappyHerbalist.com Always happy to serve. By the way, any of these will also serve to carbonate plain water, fruit juice, water kefir, Ginger Beer, Jun, Wine or flat soda - just about anything.