Subscription offer: save 44% and receive a brand-new cookbook. To make kombucha, firstly, the tea is brewed and sweetened with sugar to help feed the fermentation process. Stay tuned for our next review…, Here at Delicious Labs, we want Whilst the bottle isn’t bad and it clear that is a kombucha, the label and shape of the bottle is very similar to Lo Bros and at first glance it is hard to make out that they are actually different brands. The fruit flavour packs a real punch but, thankfully, lacks the synthetic aftertaste of some flavoured kombuchas. Vividly tropical and truly moreish. In January 2020 The British Dietetic Association endorsed GO Kombucha to its members and 500,000 email newsletter subscribers. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you will no doubt have noticed the rapid growth of kombucha. The vast array of health claims and promises of improving overall wellness has, rightly so, captured the attention of consumers. Smells like fruit laces, and drinks like red fruit cider. The end result? The overall free-spirited theme of the logo and labelling of Equinox kombucha almost portrays the idea that this kombucha the healing elixir of life. In the glass, it’s a bright, golden colour, with a very unusual scent reminiscent of demerara sugar. You get a real stem ginger aroma with a heady base of turmeric on opening this kombucha. We have tasted and tested each kombucha brand that can be found in the likes of Wholefoods and Planet Organic awarding either bronze, silver or gold based on the following criteria; cleanliness of label, the authenticity of taste and nutrition. The addition of green coffee bean extract not only makes it a kombucha but also provides energy for those seeking a more refreshing alternative to coffee. Find out more, The Telegraph values your comments but kindly requests all posts are on topic, constructive and respectful. There is a lot of space for improvement when it comes to the flavour of this kombucha is extremely bitter with an unpleasant aftertaste to the point of not being able to have more than 3 sips. Resembling a medium rosé in colour, this fruity kombucha is delicately flavoured and well-balanced, with a slightly perfumed scent and subtle fizz. The light aroma is delicate on the nose, with hints of apple and honey. We’d love to hear your product recommendations in the comments below. As kombucha is a live product that continues to ferment once it’s bottled, it’s important to store it correctly to slow the fermentation process and to avoid changes in taste – so all the samples were chilled immediately on delivery. Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site! However, as scientists often like to say: “Further research is required.” An increasing number of flavoured kombuchas have now announced themselves colourfully on the market, and we dutifully put them to the test. © 2018 Delicious Labs. They have no over complicated their flavourings as they have only used passion fruit puree to bring flavour to their booch. Nailed the flavour profile! February 7, 2019 Kombucha, fermented tea, probiotic sparkling drink, whatever you like to call it, there is no escaping the various brands of this functional beverage on the shelves in the chilled section of Whole Foods or at your local cafe. Try them for yourselves and leave a comment if you agree or disagree with any of our remarks! Out of all the kombucha’s on the shelf, Jarr kombucha definitely stood out the most with its strong branding and unique but simple labelling. In the glass, it’s pale, effervescent and almost champagne-like in appearance. Secondly, with headlines focusing on the dangers of sugar-laden fizzy drinks, kombucha presents a lower-sugar, altogether more natural alternative. A very clean-tasting product (the only ingredients are Darjeeling tea, sugar, water and kombucha cultures). While all sorts of health claims are made, many of which may turn out to be unfounded, there is growing evidence the probiotics that the drink contains benefit gut health. Left Field pride themselves on their unfiltered, raw kombucha, unadulterated with juices or flavourings, and it’s easy to understand why – this green-tea-based brew is really something special. headlines focusing on the dangers of sugar-laden fizzy drinks. We taste-tested this trendy drink to bring you our best buys for 2020. Brewed in Glasgow, Clever Kombucha is currently available in four flavours – but the original was our pick of the bunch, brewed with Assam tea in oak barrels. Because of the fermentation process, it contains trace amounts of alcohol. This review was last updated in September 2020. The taste is complex – not too sweet but well-balanced with a zesty tang and a lime kick. A good balance of sweet, bitter and sour, and on the fizzier side. Remedy have nailed the apple crisp flavour delivering an extremely refreshing kombucha that makes you want more after each sip. Your email address will not be published. Upon first glance, it is clear that this bottled kombucha is from Rude Health due to it’s consistent and strong branding, therefore, attracting all the trusty and loyal Rude Health customers. you all to understand the process in how we judge each pro, This Valentine’s Day the delicious labs team decided to review a range of healthier chocol, In light of Veganuary, we have decided to taste and test some plant-based smoothies that c, We sat down with Simon Coley, the founder of Karma Cola and a renown entrepreneur, where h, Your email address will not be published. There has been speculation on Kevita’s booch when it comes to kombucha authenticity due to the specific technique of pasteurization that their kombucha undergoes meaning, the good bacteria kombucha is known for having is killed and further fermentation once the beverage is bottled comes to a halt.