Wikipedia>Kombucha is a fermented black tea. Some people drink it for the purported health benefits, but I'm rather sceptical of them; I brew and drink it because it's fun, healthier than soda, and tastes much better :D


  • SCOBY: Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast (Wikipedia>SCOBY)

  • Microbial mat (or pellicle): a gelatinous, cellulose-based clump of SCOBY found floating at the liquid-air interface at the top of the brewing container (Wikipedia>Microbial mat)

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