Happy Gut Water Kefir Home Fermentation Kit w/ Dehydrated Grains
by Happy Gut
Happy Gut Water Kefir Home Fermentation Kit w/ Dehydrated Grains Details
HAPPY GUT ALL-IN-ONE DIY WATER KEFIR HOME FERMENTATION KIT. Everything needed to brew delicious, probiotic rich water kefir right at home. Incorporate more probiotics in your life with this delicious, natural beverage that is easy to customize with simple ingredients.
In this kit, you will find:
- Enough Happy Gut proprietary water kefir grains to make 1 standard batch of water kefir
- 1L Glass brewing jar
- 1L glass swivel top bottle
- Wooden mixing spoon
- Nylon strainer
- Plastic funnel
- Starter size of Happy Gut Organic Sugar Brewing Blend
- Starter size of Organic Candied Ginger for flavouring
- Detailed instructions on how to brew at home
Water kefir grains are a symbiotic relationship between yeast and bacteria. They are plump, translucent grain-textured bacterial cultures that convert sugar into healthy probiotics, enzymes and electrolytes. They emit CO2 which adds fizzy carbonation to the drink they make, called water kefir. Water kefir can help boost the immune system, enhance gut health and calm bloating.
Water kefir grains are a living bacterial culture that can be used time and time again. When cared for and used properly, Happy Gut Water Kefir grains will keep producing delicious water kefir for you and your whole family to enjoy.
Step 1: Prepare the water
Bring 4 cups of unfiltered tap water to a boil. Add to a non-reactive brewing jar and stir in 1/4 cup of sugar with a wooden spoon. As per the Happy Gut Method, it is suggested to use a combination of coconut palm sugar and organic cane sugar for best results. For 1 standard batch, put 1 tbsp of coconut palm sugar into a 1/4 cup & fill the remainder with cane sugar. Finally, stir the water so the sugar has dissolved, and allow to cool to room temperature.
Step 2: Add the grains (cultures)
Open the bag labelled “Grains” and dump the contents into the brewing jar with the sugar/water mixture and stir lightly. Leave in a consistently warm spot, 20-30°C (70-80°F) for 24 hours for the “first ferment”.
Step 3: Strain the water kefir
After the first ferment, strain the water kefir into a swivel top bottle using a nylon strainer and funnel. Save the grains, and return them to the brewing jar. Cover with clear water, seal and leave in the fridge until the next brew. The grains are now in dormancy and can be left for up to 3 months.
Step 4: Second fermentation
Seal the bottle and place on the counter for 24 hours in a consistently warm spot to build fizz. “Burp” the bottle every 8 hours to avoid an overflow. Sometimes it may take more than 24 hours to build fizz, which is normal. After 24 hours, check your second ferment. If you are happy with the carbonation and flavour place in the fridge to chill. Do not leave the bottle on the counter once it begins to become fizzy. It will continue to build carbonation and runs the risk of exploding.
Step 5: Serve your water kefir
Once chilled, gently rock the bottle and open swivel-top. Pour and enjoy.
Step 6: Rinse and Repeat
Rinse your equipment, and repeat the process.
|Coconut palm sugar, Cane sugar, Organic candied ginger (organic ginger, organic raw cane sugar), Dehydrated grains|