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What is kombucha?

Kombucha is a lightly bubbly and refreshing drink made from tea by fermentation.

What is a SCOBY?

"Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast", i.e. SCOBY is the mother of kombucha. When fermenting tea the bacteria form a solid pellice on the surface of the liquid, known as a SCOBY.

Should The Good Guys kombucha be stored in the cold?

The Good Guys kombucha in a glass bottle should be stored chilled. Otherwise, the yeasts can activate creating too many bubbles ending in a fizzy mess.
The Good Guys kombucha in cans can be stored in ambient temperature, as the yeasts have been removed. However, the good bacteria still remain and each can has 2 billion live lactic acid bacteria making you feel good inside out.

Can kombucha be consumed when pregnant?

We do not recommend kombucha for pregnant people due to the small amount of alcohol it naturally contains (<0.5%).

Does kombucha contain alcohol?

During fermentation, some of the sugar turns into alcohol, and the alcohol turns into vinegar. However, trace amounts of naturally formed alcohol remain in kombucha. The Good Guys kombucha has less than 0.5% alcohol.

How much kombucha can I drink at one time / per day?

We recommend that you start drinking kombucha in small steps. The effects of kombucha vary from person to person. Others are immediately thirsty for more and for others it causes an increase in bowel activity. Every body is unique, so listen to your body. A good amount to start with is 1 can per day. What suits you and what your body reacts to in a positive way is exactly the right way for you. So listen to your body's messages and act accordingly.

Is kombucha suitable for a vegan diet?

Yes, all The Good Guys kombuchas are vegan.

Can I make kombucha at home?

Yes you can! And you should, because it's more fun than watering flowers and you also make sure you never run out of kombucha. With The Good Guys' Kombucha Starter Kit you can immediately enter the wonderful world of home brewing.