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Kombucha (First Brews, Secondary Ferments and More)

This class looks in depth into everything you need to know to brew great kombucha at home with no specialist equipment.
5 Students
£40 pp
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What happens in this class?

This class looks in depth into everything you need to know to brew great kombucha at home with no specialist equipment. Kombucha is a fermented tea drink which has a history going back two millennia. It is made with a jelly-like disc called a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast). We look at ingredients, equipment, primary fermentation and secondary fermentation techniques, how to achieve good carbonation, flavour development and how to store kombucha and propagate scobys. Enter the world of live culture real fizz! This course is run over 2 x 1.5 hour sessions, the second session…

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What you will learn
  • What ingredients to use to make kombucha
  • How to know when the kombucha is ready
  • How to do a secondary fermentation
What you will need
  • A cutting board, knife and 2 x 500ml jars
  • A kombucha scoby

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Your Teacher

The Fermentarium began its adventure in fermentation in 2014 at the Blackhorse Workshop, Walthamstow, London. At first the emphasis was on baking sourdough bread and pizza-making in a cob oven in the yard as well as sourdough bread-making classes.

In 2014 Simon and David wanted to share their experience and knowledge of fermenting and began to run lactic fermentation classes and then were joined by Anna in March 2016 and added further courses including Soft fermented drinks and dairy ferments.

In November 2016 the Blackhorse Workshop redeveloped the area occupied by the kitchen so now courses are run…

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Kombucha (First Brews, Secondary Ferments and More)