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Re: Kombucha
« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2010, 08:01:51 AM »
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« Reply #16 on: November 21, 2010, 09:53:15 AM »
What happens when the kombucha is in something other than tea. Does it need something in the tea,what if it were put in cider?
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« Reply #17 on: November 21, 2010, 10:50:41 AM »
What happens when the kombucha is in something other than tea. Does it need something in the tea,what if it were put in cider?

After you make your kombucha - if you separate off a glass with the dregs, let it sit for a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG time and you can let that grow. Another mother will form and you can start a new thread.  ;D
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« Reply #18 on: November 23, 2010, 07:14:03 PM »
I thought a new thin little scoby will grow on top of every batch?

here is the top of my first batch that is well on its way. I was a little scared about the little white spots, I thought maybe that they were mold but I have read that this is just part of the new scoby forming.

Im not sure though, wht do you guys think?

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« Reply #19 on: November 23, 2010, 07:20:36 PM »
It's ugly alright. But I doubt it will hurt you. Maybe your next one will be prettier.
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« Reply #20 on: November 23, 2010, 07:30:02 PM »
Its crazy, what you see is a 1/8 thick layer that is congealed. It lifts off but I didnt want to disturb it just for a photo. The original scopy is still on the bottom but moves around and sometimes lifts up a little. Im wondering if it will eventually float to the top.

Should be done in a day or two.

Gonna bottle the tibicos ginger ale then too. Wondering if I should add a little sugar for bottling.

 Im hoping pyrite chimes in to tell that me it is OK.
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