If you’re done drinking your plain ol’ Kombucha, we’ve got the article for you! Here’s how to flavor your homemade Kombucha to turn it into a new, exciting drink with a whole new twist.
There are 3 ways in which you can change the flavor of your Kombucha; brew it with a different tea, change how long you ferment it, or by adding flavoring. Let’s dive in!
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The video below explains the three methods and shares some wonderful flavoring ideas to get you excited about Kombucha all over again. Read more about flavoring Kombucha!
Ways to Spice Up Your Kombucha Flavor
1. Change Tea
The type of tea you use when you brew your Kombucha can have a big effect on the taste of the finished drink. There are many different teas you can use to brew your Kombucha, all leading to a different taste.
2. Adjust Your Fermentation Time
If you’ve been brewing Booch for a while, you will have noticed that the longer you leave it to ferment, the more acidic and less sweet your drink becomes.
Keeping that in mind, you can use fermentation time to adjust the final flavor of your Kombucha. Ferment a little longer if you’re adding sweet flavorings afterward, or a little less if you’re planning on adding lemon or something sour.
3. Add Flavoring
This is my favorite part of brewing Kombucha – your chance to turn it into something totally unique! Once the initial fermentation is finished, you can add flavorings and drink it straight away. You can also leave it to ferment further, for extra bubbles or flavor.
You can flavor your Kombucha with fresh, frozen, or dried fruit, as well as juice. You can also use herbs, vanilla extract, almond extract, and many other things. There are some ratios you need to keep in mind when you’re adding flavoring – read more about them here. That same article also explains how to make your Kombucha extra fizzy with a second fermentation.
To wrap it up, here are some yummy flavor ideas:
Enjoy your custom-made Booch!
By the way… If you have an amazing flavor you add to your Kombucha, would you share it with us in the comment, please?