Keep extra SCOBYs in a hotel
Glass mason jar
For Sweet Tea
green tea bags
organic cane sugar
How to start a SCOBY hotel
In a clean mason jar, add the SCOBYs.
Pour enough the kombucha into the jar to fully submerge all the SCOBYs. Add sweet tea if necessary.
Cover with the dishcloth and place elastic to keep dishcloth in place.
Keep in a cool, dark place. Do not refrigerate.
Maintaining the SCOBY hotel
Keep the SCOBYs submerged in liquid. Push them down or add more plain kombucha.
Every 4-6 weeks or so, clean out the hotel and "feed" the SCOBYs with kombucha or sweet tea.
Use another clean mason jar and transfer the SCOBYs one by one.
Clean the brown yeasty bits from the SCOBYs as they are transferred.
Add enough kombucha and/or sweet tea to keep all the SCOBYs submerged.
Cover with the dishcloth and elastic.
Making Sweet Tea
In a small pot, heat water to just about boiling.
Add green tea bags and steep for about 5 minutes or according to tea bag suggestion.
Remove tea bags and add sugar. Stir to dissolve.
Let cool before adding to SCOBY hotel.
I use a 1.9L or half-gallon mason jar.
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