OMBucha™ Kombucha is our very own distinct, home-brewed kombucha recipe and style that we personally love!
Kombucha is a fermented tea beverage, made by adding a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY) to a solution of tea and sugar. During the course of the week-long (or more) fermentation process, the cultures metabolize the sugar and tea components to render a naturally carbonated beverage, with a slightly sweet-tart flavour, full of healthy components like B vitamins, organic acids, antioxidants, and trace amounts of alcohol (see below).
If the beverage is served “raw”, it will be teaming with healthy bacteria and yeast. During a second short fermentation, the brewer often adds flavourings like ginger, lemon, fruit juice or herbs to give the beverages unique taste profiles.