Kombucha not fermenting?

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Kombucha not fermenting?

Postby Jmcc3497 on Wed May 02, 2018 8:26 pm

Could cooler temps cause the Kombucha to ferment correctly?
It's been a month and usually it's ready to bottle by now. It basically tastes like really old tea right now. Can the SCOBY not be working correctly? Temps average in mid to high 60's right now. I don't have a good way to get it warmer.
I try to keep the SCOBYs in a hotel but can they lose "it" after being there too long?
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Re: Kombucha not fermenting?

Postby irie1029 on Thu May 03, 2018 10:41 am

I recall reading in the past that 68f was at the lowest end of the range with 85 highest.
I believe you need to occasionally feed your scoby when in the hotel cant just sit for years.

Sorry I really have not made bucha for several years. I favor Kefir. Good luck.
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