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How to Make Green Tea Kombucha

Instructions For Use With:
Homemade green tea kombucha



  • 1/2 Gallon glass fermenter

  • Cloth cover

  • Rubber band


  • 4 bags green tea (All the tea that comes with the FarmSteady Kombucha Making Kit)

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/2 cup kombucha starter

  • 1 SCOBY

  • Water

Let's Get Started
Step-by-Step Instructions


Bring one quart of water to a boil. Remove from heat, add sugar. and stir until dissolved. Add green tea and allow to steep while it cools.


Let cool to room temperature. Transfer to half gallon fermentation jar and top with cool water. Add kombucha starter. Place SCOBY in jar, cover with cloth, and secure. Let it ferment for 7-10 days out of direct sunlight. Note: your SCOBY may not float but will create a new SCOBY layer at the surface over the course of fermentation. We also find that a new SCOBY takes closer to 10 days to ferment.


When your kombucha has reached your desired levels of tartness it’s ready to drink. Remove SCOBY from kombucha, then transfer liquid to a clean jar. If you want to get started on another batch of kombucha, reserve 1/2 cup kombucha (this will be your starter) and the SCOBY and repeat.


Your kombucha is ready to drink! We drink most of our kombucha straight, over ice. But if you prefer it fizzy you need to bottle your kombucha.


To carbonate: bottle your kombucha (we like swing-top bottles), and allow to sit for 1-2 more days at room temperature before opening and drinking. Enjoy!

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