Whats the difference between Jun and kombucha?
The ingredients used in making Jun and kombucha are one of the primary differences between the two. While kombucha generally utilizes black tea and refined sugar as its fermentation medium, Jun is cultured with green tea and raw honey.
How do you ferment Jun?
Jun prefers to ferment on the chillier side of room temperature. Put in a cool place to ferment, undisturbed, for about 1 week. I’ve fermented Jun at regular room temperature, alongside my kombucha, and find it may take a day less to brew if it’s at warmer temperatures.
How do you make a Jun scoby?
How To Grow A Jun SCOBY:
- 0.4 gallon (2L) glass jar.
- 4 cups (1L) unchlorinated water.
- 2 tsp green tea leaves.
- 1 cup raw honey.
- 1 cup jun starter tea.
- Bring the water to boil and infuse with tea.
- Strain the brewed green tea using the fine-mesh sieve and set the liquid aside to cool down.
How much tea do you put in a gallon of Jun?
10 gms of Organic Himalayan Green Tea (for 1 gallon of Jun Tea) 2 tablespoons of raw, organic honey (for 1 gallon of Jun Tea) 2 clean white pieces of cotton cloth to seal bottles. 1 Jun Tea SCOBY (we had an organic culture for best results)
What does Jun tea taste like?
Jun tea, like kombucha, is an effervescent probiotic drink. Jun is mild and delicate with a pleasantly tart flavor infused with the floral notes of honey.
Is Jun or kombucha better?
Jun is essentially improved Kombucha. Kombucha utilizes a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY), black tea, and sugar to produce a tea-based, strong beverage raved about for its unproven, but centuries-old claims of detoxifying and energizing effects.
Can I make my own Jun scoby?
You grow a new scoby from scratch by combining tea, sugar, and some pre-made kombucha. You can use homemade kombucha from a friend or store-bought kombucha, but make sure it’s a raw, unflavored variety. It also helps if you can see one of those little blobby things floating at the top or bottom of the bottle.
What pH should Jun be at?
Testing the pH tells us that our jun tea is brewing safely in the proper pH range, with a starting aim at 4.5 or below. Also, we can monitor the brew as it ferments and track its progress as the pH lowers. Finished jun kombucha, depending on preference, will have a pH anywhere from 2.5 – 3.5.
Can I make my own Jun SCOBY?
How much alcohol is in Jun kombucha?
7.6% ABV Hard Jun Kombucha Flavors.
How do you make Jun tea fizzy?
Like kombucha, water kefir, and other fermented drinks, you can ferment Jun twice to make it bubbly. The first fermentation happens in an open jar, lightly covered with a cloth. The second fermentation happens in sealed bottles, which capture carbon dioxide and make the brew fizzy.