Does kombucha have caffeine or alcohol in it? These are a few very common questions we receive. 1. Does kombucha have caffeine in it? And how much caffeine in kombucha? 2. Does kombucha have alcohol? And how much alcohol does kombucha have? Let’s walk through it… Caffeine Kombucha is essentially a fermented tea beverage. As we know, tea contains caffeine. Excluding most herbal teas of course. However the level of caffeine found in tea is dependent on the type of tea leaf used to make the tea.  Black tea is significantly higher in caffeine than its green and white tea friends. In tea bags it equates to - on average - about 40-50 mg of caffeine in black tea, compared to...

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What is kombucha tea?

What is Kombucha tea?   We’ve heard them all, kambucha, kombacha, konbucha, kumbacha - when you’re getting your head around this gut loving drink remembering the name is no easy feat!    Kombucha. Or as we tend to call it around Two Boys Brew - Booch.    The fermented drink that is made with the key ingredient - tea.    We’ve rounded up your questions about this hero kombucha ingredient, so you can know you’re getting the best of the best when you drink our booch.  What kind of tea do you use?  We use a blend of certified organic, fair trade green and white tea. Not only do we prefer the taste of our tea blend, but research shows...

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4 ways to upcycle your kombucha bottle

4 Ways to upcycle your kombucha bottles So you don’t want to just recycle those cute amber glass bottles but you’re not sure what to do with them? Here’s four easy ways to upcycle your Two Boys Brew Kombucha bottles. 1. Propagate plant cuttings 2. Make a wildflower vase 3. Use it as your desk water bottle 4. Create a candle holder   Preparation Prep your bottles by peeling off the label and giving them a polish with your favourite natural glass cleaner.     Propagation Plants like pothos are great for taking cuttings. Snip them just below the little node and pop it into the water. The node is the natural place for the roots to grow and soon enough you’ll...

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Is Kombucha Keto?

Kombucha is a fantastic choice for those who require or opt for a gluten free, vegan and paleo diet, but can you drink kombucha on keto? To find out we have to ask - is kombucha low carb? If the kombucha you’re drinking is raw, authentic and hasn’t been second fermented with fruit juice or artificial sweeteners, then yes, it’s a great choice for those on a keto plan. It’s a delicious, lightly sparkling drink that has all the benefits of probiotics, amino acids and antioxidants that are fantastic for your skin, hair and nails. (You can read more about that here.)  There are a couple of things to consider, however, when you are selecting a kombucha that is low carb...

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Is kombucha good for your skin and hair?

The short answer is yes.  It’s become common knowledge that kombucha is great for increasing your gut health, but what does kombucha do for your skin and hair?  There are a few things, and they are thanks to some hardworking, microscopic good stuff that go by the name of probiotics, amino acids and antioxidants.  So, let’s have a deeper look at what is in kombucha and why you should grab yourself a bottle of kombucha for skin care and hair growth… Let’s start with probiotics.  Many of you have asked us, “Is kombucha a probiotic?” as probiotics are fast becoming a household name for gut repair.  To break this question down a little, we have to look at how kombucha...

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