Episode 150: Jun Kombucha, Is It Kombucha Made With Honey?

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Jun is a cultured food similar to kombucha but supposedly its own separate thing. It is brewed with a SCOBY culture that is light in color and is made using green tea and honey. It ferments for a few days less than kombucha and has a wonderfully tangy floral taste that is lighter than traditional kombucha. There is a little confusion about where it came from and how to make it, so listen to today's podcast to learn more.

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Jun! New Culture or Honey Kombucha Hybrid?

For some of you, this culture is old news . . . for others, you may have never heard of it. Jun is a cultured food similar to kombucha but supposedly its own separate thing. It is brewed with a SCOBY culture that is light in color and is made using green tea and honey. It ferments for a few days less than kombucha and has a wonderfully tangy floral taste that is lighter than traditional kombucha. There is VERY little history on Jun, unlike kombucha which can be dated back thousands and thousands of years. Jun is said to have been brought over by travelers who visited a monastery in the Himalayas and discovered this "unique" and wonderful drink. . .

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