Quick Homemade Kombucha Tea

Quick Homemade Kombucha Tea



  • 1 gallon water not tap water
  • 8 Earl Grey tea bags caffeinated
  • 1/2 cup kombucha unflavored, unpasteurized
  • 1 SCOBY Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast


  • Fill gallon jug with water.
  • Pour into large pot.
  • Over medium-high heat, bring water to boil.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add tea and sugar.
  • Stir to dissolve sugar and steep with lid off.
  • Water should cool to room temperature.
  • When water has cooled, transfer to clean gallon jar.
  • Add kombucha starter and stir.
  • Add SCOBY carefully.
  • Cover with cheesecloth and secure with rubber band.
  • Keep in a bit of a warmer spot. If it is too cool, the fermentation process will be slowed down.
  • Allow kombucha to sit for 2 weeks.
  • Taste it and decide on your desired taste.
  • Taste and strength will change with fermentation.
  • Pour kombucha out top of jar to drink.
  • Save SCOBY and enough liquid from bottom as starter tea for next batch.
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