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1. Storage.


Regardless whether you purchase our Kombucha in person in our Kombucha Cafe, or you receive it after ordering it through our online store, you should always store in in the refrigerator.

The best temperature is 5-6 degrees Celsius and below.

2. Expiration date.

The expiration date is listed on the back of the bottle. It is usually 4 months from the date of bottling.

On the pic below, you can see two different dates.

The upper one (09.2022) is the month in which this particular (Chaga) Kombucha was bottled.

The lower one (28.02.2023) is the actual expiration date.


3. Past expiration date.

Is Bärbucha Kombucha still safe after the expiration date?

Yes, it is still safe! Our Kombucha does not go bad.

Unopened Kombucha can be stored almost indefinitely inside the refrigerator. It will not go bad, but it might not taste as good as the Kombucha is consumed within the expiration date time frame.

Some of our Kombuchas age really well and we have enjoyed them even after a year or longer. Chaga belongs to that category.

Some other will become quite dry, as all the sugar will be gone after longer storage period. But it all depends on the storage temperature.

The lower is is, the longer Kombucha can stay.

4. When the bottle is open.

How long can I store open bottles for?

For optimal enjoyment, we recommend to finish an opened bottle within three days.

Again, our Kombucha will not go bad, if it stays open in the refrigerator for longer than 3 days. What will happen though, the natural carbonation might be gone making that Kombucha flat, and less enjoyable.

Also, the small amount residual sugar that is present in that Kombucha  might also be gone. And that Kombucha might taste a lot drier, and not necessarily better as a result of that.

5. Best way to enjoy our Kombucha.

Definitely in a wine or a Champagne glass. Especially that we make our Kombucha specifically so it can be enjoyed like that.

Most of commercially produced Kombuchas resemble pop sodas (soft drinks). Our Kombucha enhances different and sometimes subtle flavor nuances of high quality teas. After the fermentation process, those teas become more like different types of wine.

Green tea Kombuchas resemble different white wines, and darker Oolongs and black teas have a lot in common with red wines.

Plus, our Jun Kombucha is a perfect Champagne substitute.

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