You Can Now Drink Kombucha Fernet Thanks to Lindsay Lohan
How LiLo inspired one company to turn its health drink into hooch.
Natalie B. Compton
Inside Portland’s First Hipster-Themed Convenience Store
At Mini Mini, locals can have Crowlers filled with on-tap kombucha and craft beer, snag pints of Salt & Straw ice cream, and pick up a pack of American Spirits in cool, detached style.
This Tea Could Help Humans Conquer Mars
Synthetic biology researchers at Imperial College London have manipulated the bacteria in fermented kombucha tea to engineer material for building shelters on Mars. Take that, Earl Grey.
Lisa Lov from Relæ in Copenhagen shows us how to make kombucha, a sweet Chinese tea made from a fermented scoby.
DIY Kombucha Is an Easy, Healthy, Boozy Weekend Project
Get to work. It's not every day that a beverage comes around that can both get you tipsy and offer you health benefits to gloat about.
DIY Kombucha with Angela Dimayuga of Mission Chinese Food
Mission Chinese Food's Angela Dimayuga, a bona fide kombucha-making pro, tells us why SCOBYs are basically pets, that it's OK to get weird, and how Lindsay Lohan can influence your kombucha game.
Kombucha Made EZ
Angela Dimayuga of Mission Chinese shows us just how easy making your own kombucha at home can be. All you need is a little bit of sugar, tea, juice, and time.
Cheap Beer and DIY Kombucha: A Look Back on the Evolution of the Hipster Diet
Eventually, the word “hipster” has somehow come to equate eggs Benedict-loving bitters-drinkers who work at creative agencies and Instagram photos of their avocado toast with face-tatted bike messengers who singlehandedly pound 12-packs.
Kombucha Is Now Being Used to Search for Aliens
Scientist are hoping that by attaching kombucha SCOBYs to the side of the International Space Station, they might be able to absorb lunar minerals in space and examine them for potential extraterrestrial life.
Eating Kimchi and Yogurt Can Make You a Less Awkward Person
This study—which links probiotic foods with improved social engagement and decreased neurosis—will have you swapping your medication for a dill pickle.
I Got Wasted on Drinking Vinegar
Drinking vinegars (or, "shrubs", as they're otherwise known) are having a quiet resurgence here in the UK. They're not just tasty and good for you, either—if you're of sensitive disposition, they'll get you a bit wasted.
Recovering Alcoholics Shouldn’t Drink Kombucha
A favorite of yoga instructors and health nuts, kombucha has been touted as a miracle elixir. But for people who are in recovery from alcohol addiction, kombucha's naturally present booze—as insignificant as it may seem—is a problem.
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