Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Author BarbDouma


  • 1 gallon water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 10 teabags black tea
  • 1 bag frozen mixed berries or other fruit
  • 1 jar juice (optional) interchangeable with fruit


  1. Boil one gall on water in a large pot.

  2. Once water comes to a boil, remove from heat and add tea bags.
  3. Let tea steep for approximately 4 minutes. Add one cup of granulated sugar.
  4. Let tea cool to room temperature. Add scoby and the surrounding liquid.

  5. Let tea ferment for 7-30 days depending on the size of your scoby. 
  6. At the end of fermentation process, remove the scoby and 1 cup of the tea. Place in a sealed jar for storage. Store in the scoby in the fridge.
  7. Gather 12 bottles / jars. Add approximately one cup of kombucha to each jar followed by a handful of fresh fruit or a couple ounces of juice.
  8. Seal the jars and leave them at room temp for approximately 3 days.
  9. Place jars in fridge to stop fermentation process.