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Kombucha tea and pH reading ?

For kombucha tea beverage pH, you should take two readings, one as you add the starter tea to the new
batch of tea. This first pH test reading should be below 4.6 pH, if it is high then keep adding starter tea
from your old batch until the desired pH is reached.  
This insures that the fresh tea solution is acidic enough to combat any foreign molds or yeast

The second time you'll wish to test, is at the finish of the brewing/culturing process.  
After your tea has set for the required amount for time, 7 to 14 days in most cases,
then you'll want to test the pH until it is at, or close, to
3 pH.  Range is between 3.2 and 2.8 pH.
This reading tells you that the brewing cycle is complete and the tea is at the correct pH point to drink.  
Of course, this can very a bit to suit your needs and taste.  If this final pH is to the alkaline side of the pH
scale, then the tea will need a few more days to complete the brewing cycle.
Because we use only organic tea and
organic sugar for our brewing process,
we believe this makes our cultures
some of the purest, giving them extra
strength, vitality, and enhances their
beneficial properties!

pH Chart for Brewing/Fermenting Kombucha Culture Mushrooms

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pH testing strips
pH Test Strips 0 - 6
Takes out the guesswork and
allows you to make a safe
'brew quality' kombucha tea
every time!  These are short
range vs broad range strips
which are easier to read.
Click on photo to order.
pH Reading
Inoculated w/
Starter Tea
Kombucha Tea
pH to Acidic
for Human
2.0 pH
2.5 pH
3.0 pH
3.5 pH
4 pH
4.5 pH
5.0 pH
Note: Pull a sample of
KT to test vs dipping
the strip into the tea
Brewing kombuhca tea, or Manchurian tea, and proper caring of cultures or scobys in the proper method will allow your culture to last a lifetime. Providing you with a great health tonic that may be used as part of your daily health practice.