I'm a big fan of Komboucha and have been buying it for a while now. The last 4 of 5 bottles of the Synergy brand that I've bought have no kick
anymore and seem flat. I figured I just had some bad batches or something. I called the company and I listened to a message and they talked about
how they changed their formula to a lighter version.
I think stores such as wholefoods took it off the shelves because there is traces of alcohol in it.
Now I guess they cant let it ferment as long. Which kinda ruins the whole point and ruins the kick that it usually has.
Anyone else notice this?
EDIT: here is an article. Its all about the alcohol. Funny thing is that Whole foods (at least in New Orleans) sells alcohol too and that is no
problem. hehe www.huffingtonpost.com...
edit on 12-2-2011 by mayabong because: (no reason
It is only a guess on my part here, but could this have something to do with the level of alcohol being unknown or irregular? If it is over a
certain limit then the label has to include a health warning.
Probably most times it is under the limit, but occasionally over. Why don't they just put the label on anyway?
Kombucha being a natural product my guess is controlling the alcohol content isn't an exact thing such as it is in the production of beer, wine and
Just make your own. I don't drink Kombucha myself, but I do make my own Kefir, which also contains a bit of alcohol from fermentation -- but very
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