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\n \n Cultures for Health <\/a>\n <\/h2>\n <\/div>\n
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Kombucha Tea Starter Culture<\/h1>\n <\/div>\n <\/div>\n <\/div>\n <\/div>\n
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So excited<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n Ive made kombucha before with a SCOBY from a friend. Im looking forward to trying this out. Instructions seem pretty simple. <\/p>\n

\n - katherine <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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I made it!<\/h3>\n
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\n I am very happy about the result. Kombucha I made was very heavy taste of tea but very smooth and my family love it. Follow the instruction, be patient. You will enjoy it as much as I do. <\/p>\n

\n - MJ <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Ok<\/h3>\n
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\n Not really sure that this worked <\/p>\n

\n - Candice <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Will buy again!<\/h3>\n
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\n Fun DIY <\/p>\n

\n - Natalie <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Didn't get a chance to try it...<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n I had no success raising my culture because it grew some moldy spots and I was afraid to use if....hopefully others have had success! <\/p>\n

\n - Katy <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Inactive. Tried twice, never worked.<\/h3>\n
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\n Tried twice, one from Thrive and one straight from the company. Neither one worked. I finally bought starter from KombuchaKamp and within two days, it was active and forming a new Scoby. I would have given this zero stars if it were possible. After doing more research, found my site and books that state to never buy a dehydrated Scoby, now I understand why. Too bad, because the water kefir and milk kefir from this company work really well. <\/p>\n

\n - LEE <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Disappointed<\/h3>\n
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\n Disappointed that this is a dehydrated scoby. I was expecting a live culture. Don\u2019t know if I\u2019m even going to attempt to use it based on this information, and the previous reviews.. <\/p>\n

\n - Mataya <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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We will see<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n My scoby successfully grew after 30 days- Now waiting to see how the kombucha tea itself turns out and how this tastes mixed with various juices, ginger, etc. <\/p>\n

\n - Sarah Phillips <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Excited to try<\/h3>\n
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\n Appears to be a good product. Hydrating it now to make kombucha <\/p>\n

\n - Mallori <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Get one from a friend<\/h3>\n
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\n It is best to get a scoby from a friend! These have a propensity to grow mold! <\/p>\n

\n - Amber <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Go juice<\/h3>\n
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\n I was too scared to actually drink this. <\/p>\n

\n - Daniel <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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We had trouble getting this to start<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n Unsure if this didn\u2019t work well because we had it shipped to Arizona or if it was a poor products <\/p>\n

\n - KristyAnn <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Trying to brew our own<\/h3>\n
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\n Once I realized how easy it was to make your own kombucha, I realized it\u2019s almost criminal to charge $5\/bottle! We\u2019re excited to try and this should make it easy (barring user error). <\/p>\n

\n - Ashley <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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\n Excited to drink some kombucha <\/p>\n

\n - Alexandra <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Good<\/h3>\n
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\n Worked well to start making my own kombucha. <\/p>\n

\n - Trudi <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Gave as a gift<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n Our recipient was very excited to receive this, he had a mold disaster last time! <\/p>\n

\n - Melissa <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Very easy to use<\/h3>\n
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\n I loved having my scoby! It lived for quite a while. It got neglected (completely my fault) and died but when I followed the instructions it was thriving. I plan on ordering it again <\/p>\n

\n - Mallory <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Just ok<\/h3>\n
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\n These are super easy to use. I still prefer a hydrated culture rather than starting from a dehydrated. Maybe I did something wrong but it didn\u2019t work very well for me. <\/p>\n

\n - Kristen <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Happy Brewing<\/h3>\n
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\n My first experience making Kombucha and it was a pretty easy to follow kit. Saving the SCOBY for my next batch <\/p>\n

\n - Aimee <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Takes time<\/h3>\n
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\n Just takes a little time to soak and reawaken, works well after that <\/p>\n

\n - Mara <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Haven\u2019t used<\/h3>\n
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\n I haven\u2019t actually made this yet because it seemed like a lot of work <\/p>\n

\n - Tina <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Kombucha Tea Starter Culture<\/h3>\n
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\n I've bought this twice. The scoby dies after about 3 months and it doesn't produce a new scoby like the instructions mention. It's better to buy an activated scoby. <\/p>\n

\n - Susan Schoellkopf <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Ok<\/h3>\n
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\n I\u2019m buying for gift, and my friend love it <\/p>\n

\n - Carolina <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Cultures for Health Kombucha Tea Starter Culture<\/h3>\n
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\n Love me some Kombucha! <\/p>\n

\n - Melissa Weaver <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Feeling Healthy<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n My first round with using the culture didn\u2019t go so well. I decided to give it another try and it\u2019s a success! It\u2019s nice to not have to spend so much on individual purchases at the grocery store. <\/p>\n

\n - Cheryl Ketelhut <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Works well<\/h3>\n
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\n Mine is going great so far and it\u2019s so affordable! <\/p>\n

\n - Nicholas <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Kombucha<\/h3>\n
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\n The first batch is Vinegar and the second batch Is kombucha <\/p>\n

\n - Karla <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Kombucha starter kit<\/h3>\n
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\n I followed all the directions completely and never missed a day. My scoby molded. The company said I could send it back for an exchange but I decided it was too much work. <\/p>\n

\n - Bonnie <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Kombucha<\/h3>\n
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\n Easy to follow instructions! I suggest to look into it and go to the site for recipes and how to\u2019s. But great starter kit! <\/p>\n

\n - Amanda <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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culture<\/h3>\n
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\n I did not like this <\/p>\n

\n - Minerva Huante <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Its alive!<\/h3>\n
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\n When I got this scoby I thought it was going to be a live scoby I could start using immediately. I did not realize it was dehydrated. But after allowing it to rehydrate for 30 days it has been producing nice kombucha. <\/p>\n

\n - Carol <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Great product<\/h3>\n
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\n Cultures for Health has great product support!! <\/p>\n

\n - Tammy <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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My own kombucha<\/h3>\n
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\n Mine unfortunately did not workout so well. I think most impart on my end of not taking care of the starter correctly. But still bummed it didn\u2019t work. Love the idea and hope it works for others. <\/p>\n

\n - Katie <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Super easy<\/h3>\n
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\n Easy to follow instructions and simple ingredients.
\nGreat quality and cost effective. Very customizable for flavor preferences <\/p>\n

\n - Jennifer <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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It didn\u2019t really work<\/h3>\n
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\n We had better luck skimming some off another kombucha <\/p>\n

\n - Shannon <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Great experience!<\/h3>\n
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\n Great tea! Took a while to get it right, but this was my first time! <\/p>\n

\n - Lisa Lusk <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Great fun gift<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n The Cultures for Health Kombucha Tea Starter Culture is a great fun gift. <\/p>\n

\n - Holly Davis <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Didn\u2019t work<\/h3>\n
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\n Tried it but it didn\u2019t work <\/p>\n

\n - tay <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Works great!<\/h3>\n
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\n So cool to be able to make kombucha at home! <\/p>\n

\n - Brenton <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Didn\u2019t work<\/h3>\n
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\n Couldn\u2019t get it to work. <\/p>\n

\n - Emma <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Good starter<\/h3>\n
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\n I was pleasantly surprised with this starter kit <\/p>\n

\n - Jillian <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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yay! so excited!<\/h3>\n
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\n so excited to do my own kombucha - adding 1 cu sugar to 1 gal room temp water \/ tea - and the scobey! so fun to do this at home! <\/p>\n

\n - T R <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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If you monitor<\/h3>\n
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\n I got mold on my first batch even though I was checking daily and spraying with vinegar, so maybe if you are more diligent than me or have a more conducive set up. <\/p>\n

\n - Stella <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Great product<\/h3>\n
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\n Got a nice hotel started . <\/p>\n

\n - Samantha <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Must have killed it<\/h3>\n
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\n I thought I read the directions, ph must be important <\/p>\n

\n - Joe <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Great gift<\/h3>\n
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\n It made a great gift for my hippie sister, but I'm not sure if it worked or not. <\/p>\n

\n - Melissa Wright <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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worked great<\/h3>\n
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\n Love <\/p>\n

\n - Lisa Meade <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Like<\/h3>\n
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\n Husband liked this <\/p>\n

\n - Kara <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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It works.<\/h3>\n
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\n I'd rather use a Scoby from a different company that is already packed in juices and ready to go. Although this one worked. <\/p>\n

\n - Jenna Fasbender <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Kombucha!<\/h3>\n
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\n I love this brand! I have been making kombucha on and off for years, but I now have continuous brew going. Highly recommend <\/p>\n

\n - Hope Harrison <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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It worked<\/h3>\n
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\n Got it as a sample. Pretty surprised that dried Scoby workef. <\/p>\n

\n - Amy Daniels <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Satisfied<\/h3>\n
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\n Easy and fun but you will next some extra stuff! (Your own tea flavor and Mason jars) <\/p>\n

\n - Veronica Fleck <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Disappointed<\/h3>\n
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\n Didn\u2019t realize this had sugar so it\u2019s still sitting unopened <\/p>\n

\n - Ruth <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Easy to use<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n This was a simple was to start with easy to understand directions. <\/p>\n

\n - Jenna <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Great Starter<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n This is a convenient and tasty starter for kombucha tea culture. <\/p>\n

\n - Darline Morris <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Gift<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n But as a gift but friend loved <\/p>\n

\n - Katherine Bowden <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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The Scoby doesn\u2019t always work well<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n After trying this, I learned that dehydrated Scobys don\u2019t always work very well. I know of other people that had much more success than I did, though. <\/p>\n

\n - Shaina <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Kombucha Tea Starter Culture<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n I HAVE NOT USED THIS!!!!!! <\/p>\n

\n - LARRY HOFFMAN <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Didn\u2019t work for me<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n I didn\u2019t have any success with the dehydrated scoby unfortunately. <\/p>\n

\n - Rebekah <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Great value and price.<\/h3>\n
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\n Works well especially for a beginner in making Kombucha. <\/p>\n

\n - RACHEL STORRER <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Kombucha Starter<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n Ours has begun to sit...we love kombucha and are looking forward to it. this band was recommended to us by a family member that has used their products forever <\/p>\n

\n - Bryan Hancock <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Great tea<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n Great option for home made kombucha <\/p>\n

\n - Elizabeth <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Didn't work<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n Maybe I messed it up but he kombucha didn't turn out <\/p>\n

\n - Kathleen Salvatore <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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dried<\/h3>\n
\n \n <\/i>\n <\/i>\n <\/div>\n \n

\n This is dried, which I'm sure it says but I didn't realize and did not want a dehydrated start. <\/p>\n

\n - Stephanie Wheatley <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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scoby dead<\/h3>\n
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\n scoby was no good and it did not work <\/p>\n

\n - shay kelleher <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Didn\u2019t work at all<\/h3>\n
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\n We followed the instructions exactly and it didn\u2019t work at all. I definitely wouldn\u2019t buy this again. I\u2019ve also heard other people say their other kits don\u2019t work either. <\/p>\n

\n - Heather Beaudreau <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Great way to get going<\/h3>\n
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\n Directions are easy and kombucha is delicious <\/p>\n

\n - Jean Loomis <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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not the best<\/h3>\n
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\n Dehydrated Scopy, is slow to get started and only make a pint or so at first. <\/p>\n

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Worked great for me<\/h3>\n
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\n Followed the instructions and my scoby is looking great! I can't wait til I get a baby scoby so I can increase the batch size <\/p>\n

\n - Elaine M <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Should've read the reveiws before buying...<\/h3>\n
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\n Waited the entire month to ferment as instructed. No go, scoby dead. This was a waste of $. Sticking with water kefir, has more diverse gut biome. Do NOT buy! <\/p>\n

\n - Paul S <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Kombucha starter<\/h3>\n
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\n Disappointed that it will take so long to get it ready to consume <\/p>\n

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Don't buy<\/h3>\n
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\n I received this product for free when I first signed up for Thrive a few years ago. I followed all the directions (for two months), but it did not work. I didn't get any mold, but the tea didn't ferment or grow a baby scoby. After doing some research, I learned that dehydrated scobys almost never work because most of the bacteria has been killed off in the dehydration process. After this, I bought a live scoby and have been successfully brewing kombucha for three years now. Every batch should grow a baby scoby if the culture is healthy. <\/p>\n

\n - Marie F <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Glad I got the starter<\/h3>\n
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\n love the taste and can't wait to see the results in my health thank you for the starter its easy to do <\/p>\n

\n - Mary B <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Bogus<\/h3>\n
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\n Dehydrated SCOBY is not going to work <\/p>\n

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Do not buy<\/h3>\n
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\n Thrive needs to stop selling this product and refund people's money. This product does not work!!! I wish I would have read the reviews before I purchased. This product is garbage. <\/p>\n

\n - Anonymous <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Works Great!<\/h3>\n
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\n The first time I used this dehydrated scoby was my first time, and I ended up ruining it (mold), but I learned a lot. I bought another, and this time it's working great! I followed the directions to a 'T' on the box, hydrating the scoby first, and then I started making quart batches. I still don't have a baby scoby, so my batches are staying at a quart. I've been getting 2 quarts of kombucha a month. 1 quart every 2 weeks. The first batch, I used black tea bags, but the batches after that, I've been using my favorite green tea, and it's working very well. Just follow the directions as they are stated in the sheet that comes with the dehydrated scoby, and you'll be good! <\/p>\n

\n - Lynne C <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Tried twice, no success<\/h3>\n
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\n I tried this twice with it much success. I followed directions to a T, as soon as I quit adding vinegar to my batches I got mold. Customer service was nice in that they sent me a replacement the first time. Second time I added vinegar longer than recommended but still mold first batch without. So I babied these for months and all I got was vinegar tea. I had better success with their water kefir. <\/p>\n

\n - Sarah V <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Had to rehydrate, but it works just fine<\/h3>\n
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\n I've been making home made kombucha at home for the last three years and am a bit of a culture collector. One thing I've learned is that with kombucha, patience is a virtue. Things can go weird or wrong, but they can always (well, almost always be fixed). This was my first foray into using a dehydrated scoby. At first I was a bit skeptical if it would work. I followed the directions on the package and waited. Within a few weeks I had a new scoby growing on my first batch and have had more scobys grow with each subsequent batch. I purchased this dehydrated scoby out of curiosity how it would make by finished buch taste. It's not my favorite, it's a little more dry than I'm used to but as far as a thriving culture it keeps growing and growing and producing fizzy buch. <\/p>\n

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Sad Face<\/h3>\n
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\n I've tried making 3 batches starting in late April, but I haven't had success. <\/p>\n

\n - Adrian S <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Did not work<\/h3>\n
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\n I bought 3 packs to make sure if one did not work I had enough to try again. I talked with friends who had brewed at home, I spoke with people who had started dehydrated scobys and knew it would likely not take on the first try, or that it would take an extra long time, I read books & watched videos and I talked to a gal at a health food store who coordinates fresh scoby & kombucha starter for local people as my extra backup (what I ended up doing). My first round smelled foul and molded. My second took 2 months and dried up. My third one never took after a month and a half (I started it at the same time as the second batch). It was a very discouraging experience. I now have 2 fresh scobys from locals (they are grown first by other people and given to me with starter liquid) & it has been joyously easy! I would NOT recommend dehydrated. <\/p>\n

\n - Colleen H <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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kombucha tea starter<\/h3>\n
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Make your own scoby!<\/h3>\n
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\n I bought 2 of these kits. They both failed. I then bought a bottle of fresh, unflavored kombucha, let it sit in a jar for 7 days and voila! I had my own fresh scoby. That was 3 months ago, and I've made about 4-5 gallons of kombucha thus far and have so many scobies I give them away to friends. Don't waste your money on this kit. <\/p>\n

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Did nothing.<\/h3>\n
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\n Followed directions thoroughly, and this did not ferment at all. <\/p>\n

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Don't Waste Your Money<\/h3>\n
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\n After following the directions and weeks of waiting this dehydrated SCOBY has done nothing. It gets 1 star for the price...that was the only good thing about this product. <\/p>\n

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Dud <\/h3>\n
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\n Glad I didn't pay for this (free gift from Thrive) as it didn't ferment despite following instructions. Disappointed. <\/p>\n

\n - Cynthia <\/p>\n <\/div>\n<\/div>

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Didn't work at all<\/h3>\n
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\n I was so sad this didn't work for me! It's now been 33 days and still nothing from my kombucha... I followed the directions exactly and even read the e-book that comes along with it! No luck <\/p>\n

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