We've tried something new! CRABAPPLE SUMAC!
Another locally harvested flavour made with ingredients from the beautiful Ottawa Valley.
We've hand-picked lots of crabapples in the area (thanks to friends and family!) and we're loving the fruity taste of this one!
A delicious brew that's not tot too tart, naturally sweet, and flush with flavour. Think freshly juiced apples with a hint of wild berries (and that's exactly what it is!).
Sumac berries are anti-inflammatory and a powerful antioxidant. Combined with Vitamin C from the crabapples, and the usual benefits of raw kombucha, this is the perfect beverage for this time of year.
Aaaaand Crabapple GINGER has returned!
We had to make use of every last drop of juiced crabapple, so back by popular demand is our Crabapple Ginger. Made with hand-picked local crabapples and freshly juiced organic ginger, this seasonal flavour is sure to please the palate (and help give your immune system a boost!).
Pour yourself a tall glass!
On tap at The Olive Tree in Deep River and Blendz Smoothie Shop in Pembroke.
Pour yourself a cold glass of Very Cherry kombucha!
This refreshingly simple booch made with organic Ontario cherries is sure to please the palate on a hot Summer's day.
Fill up on tap at The Olive Tree in Deep River, and Blendz Smoothie Shop in Pembroke.
Just in time for the long weekend, our limited edition seasonal flavour Strawberry Rhubarb is here!
We infused our raw kombucha with organic Ontario strawberries and fresh, locally harvested rhubarb to create this refreshing flavour. It doesn't get much better than enjoying the fruit of our own backyard! Best served chilled over ice and enjoyed on a hot Summer day, this brew is sweetly satisfying and full of healthy benefits.
Fill up on tap at Blendz Smoothie Shop and The Olive Tree in Deep River. PLUS for a limited time, you can purchase a 1L booch refill AND a Strawberry Rhubarb Pie made fresh from B & R Bakery for only $20!!
Cheers to local goodness!
Wishing you a happy Canada Day long weekend!
Our Seasonal flavour Maple Rose is back, only this time it's a little different.
Made using maple sap and wood-fired maple syrup in place of water and cane sugar to start the batch, this brew has a smoky, mild syrup taste and a slight hint of rose. Sourced from our friends in Chalk River, Bagg's Road Maple Syrup was boiled down over a wood fire, giving it a more earthy, camp fire taste, prompting us to rename the batch Wood-fired Maple. Thoughts of camping and cooking over the fire came through over the first few sips, and we're feeling the first Summer vibes around here. Let's hope the bugs stay away (we can dream, right!?).
Try Wood-fired Maple on tap now at The Olive Tree in Deep River and on deck for next week at Blendz Smoothie Shop in Pembroke. Let us know what you think of this unique brew!
We've created a special Pride edition kombucha to show our support for the LGBTQ community!
Introducing PRIDE and EQUALI-TEA Kombucha.
Developed to stand out from the rest, this booch made its debut on tap today featuring a fun, bolder, appearance, symbolizing uniqueness, inclusion, and flare.
As a kombucha brewery, an exciting part of our work is flavour development and taste-testing. Originally we had thought of formulating a kombucha combining a fruit from every colour in the rainbow, but the end result would have had less effect and visual appeal. Pride and Equali-Tea is much more simple in flavour, yet loud and proud in its striking colour.
Infused with organic whole pineapple, stevia leaf, and blue algae powder, this vibrant brew is anything but ordinary. Known in colour psychology as the colour of the evolved soul, Turquoise not only helps evoke peace, happiness, and creativity, but it is said to help open communication, build self-esteem and self-love, which in turn supports our ability to love others unconditionally.
As a proud sponsor for the Pembroke Pride Festival, we also wanted to take the opportunity to use our kombucha for the cause.
$1 from every 1L Pride and Equali-Tea bottle sold will be donated to supporting Pride initiatives in our community.
Booch lovers can fill up on tap in Pembroke at Blendz Smoothie Shop and in Deep River at The Olive Tree, knowing their purchase contributes to making a difference.
Although the brew is seriously delicious as is, we thought a signature Pride and Equali-Tea kombucha cocktail recipe would take it to the next level.
- Pride and Equali-Tea Cocktail -
4 oz Pride and Equali-Tea Kombucha
3 oz Pineapple Juice
1 oz Blue Curaçao
0.5 oz Vodka
Pour over ice or combine ingredients in a shaker, serve in a tall glass and garnish with a pineapple, strawberry or whatever suits your fancy.
Make it colourful, just like you!
*Opt out of the alcohol and it's just as delicious as a virgin cocktail!
Other cocktail recipes like Electric Lemonade, Smurf, or Blue Margarita can be made by using half juice, half kombucha or by fully replacing the pop with kombucha.
June is Pride month. We stand proud alongside our LGBTQ family members, peers, those in our community and across the globe. Together we unite, not only this week, this month, but always, making our voices heard and understood, moving forward in alignment so that we never have to be afraid to wave our flag and show off our brilliant true colours.
Join in the many fun and exciting activities throughout Pembroke Pride Week from June 7th to 15th and for a full day of celebration at the Pembroke Pride Festival on June 15th. A huge thank you to the Pembroke Pride volunteers and organizers!
“One day we won’t have to ”come out of the closet”. We’ll just say we are in love and that will be all that matters.”
NEW Seasonal Flavour!
We've made a batch of Mulled Cranberry Citrus for the holidays!
We began this festive booch by mulling pure cranberry juice with sliced orange, mandarine, fresh Ontario cranberries, cinnamon bark, clove, and dried orange peel. Once cooled, we added more cranberry juice AND freshly juiced clementine and orange. The perfect Christmas blend.
Jazz it up by pouring over ice, cranberries and an orange slice. Also makes a great sangria addition or a delicious cocktail mix.
Find it on tap at Blendz Smoothie Shop & Healthy Eatery in Pembroke and The Olive Tree in Deep River.
Hurry in! Limited supply!
Our new seasonal flavour, Crabapple Ginger is now on tap at The Olive Tree in Deep River!
We freshly juiced both local crabapples and organic raw ginger to bring you this delightfully refreshing kombucha combo. Who knew juicing crabapples was so delicious!?
Rumour has it there's an end of Summer cold going around. Raw crabapple juice contains a high dose of Vitamin C and raw ginger is anti-inflammatory and contains loads of antioxidants. Kick that cold to the curb while making your belly (and taste buds) happy.
Guess who's back, back again.. Hugli's back, tell a friend.
Yesssssss! We've made another batch of Hugli's Blueberry Ranch Kombucha!
Robust blueberry flavour, made by infusing the whole blueberries from your favourite local berry farm. A deliciously noticeable difference from our regular blueberry variety.
Taste it for yourself at The Olive Tree in Deep River!
Need to spice up your dish AND help to digest your meal??
We're launching our Kombucha Vinegar tomorrow at the Ottawa Valley Wellness Show!!
We've been working on this for a year and are stoked it came together just in time (just barely as we we're still filling and putting on the tamper-proof seals!!).
Our Kombucha Vinegar is aged raw kombucha subtly flavoured with organic herbs for two varieties:
Lemongrass Schisandra and Rosemary Mint
Filled with potent digestive organic acids (the same as apple cider vinegar), these babies pack some punch! They're also keto-friendly (there's less than half a gram of sugar left per tablespoon), gluten-free, and vegan.
Add to salads, soups, stews, marinades, fries.... anything goes!
Look for these available at our EVENTS throughout the Summer.
BOOCH BALM! Is kombucha lip balm a real thing??
It is now!
We teamed up with Sister Moon Gems and Herbs to bring you this one-of-a-kind Peppermint Lavender lip balm. (You'll totally want to check out Sister Moon's other amazing products! We're in love with her Lavender Vanilla natural solid perfume!).
Booch Balm contains all-natural, vegan ingredients including coconut oil, beeswax, shea butter, and yes, Kombucha Culture!
The balm goes on silky smooth and smells like a dream.
With a natural SPF of 4, your lips will be nourished and protected from the sun.
You can pick up yours at our events throughout the Summer including the Ottawa Valley Wellness Show in Renfrew this Saturday.
Apply before heading to the beach!
HAPPY FIRST DAY OF SUMMER!!!
Welcome back Maple Rose Kombucha!
We're pleased to tell you that after a long wait, our Spring seasonal kombucha has returned. New and (nutritionally) improved, this batch of Maple Rose was made using local maple sap instead of water, local maple syrup (we boiled ourselves) instead of cane sugar (typically used in the fermentation process), and organic rose petals.
The taste is subtle, not very sweet, more like a fermented sap than a sugary maple syrup addition. Be prepared for a different tasting Maple Rose from last year's sweeter variety.
Using local maple sap and syrup provides additional benefits to the kombucha given that maple syrup contains nutrients and minerals like zinc and manganese, antioxidants and phytochemicals. We suspect there is also beneficial bacteria present in the sap as this brew took almost a month to ferment, perhaps the sap bacteria was in competition with the kombucha bacteria. Lots of good stuff for your digestion!
We hope you enjoy a different take on our Maple Rose. Let us know what you think when you fill your 1L glass bottles at The Olive Tree!
Hey Honey! Check out our latest beverage, Jun.
What is Jun, you ask? Jun is a fermented tea very similar to kombucha but instead it uses honey as the nutrient rather than cane sugar. A traditional kombucha SCOBY (A.K.A. the culture) cannot use honey for a nutrient source as the naturally-occurring antibacterial properties of the honey will damage the beneficial bacteria of the kombucha culture. Jun SCOBYs have adapted over time to be able to use real honey as its food source, creating a sweet, distinct honey flavoured drink with the same probiotic and beneficial acids as kombucha.
In addition to the health advantages of kombucha, consuming jun will expose you to the numerous benefits of honey. Raw honey contains amino acids, enzymes and polyphenols, which are powerful antioxidants that reduce free-radical damage and may help reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer. Consuming honey native to your area will also boost your immune system, can alleviate symptoms of a cough and sore throat, and may help decrease seasonal allergies.
We use a premium raw Canadian honey that is 100% pure, natural, Kosher, and unpasteurized, providing you with the full benefits of a true honey. Our Nude Jun is unflavoured, keeping the brew traditional and simple to let the subtle sweetness of the honey shine through.
Try our Nude Jun on tap at the Olive Tree in Deep River with our environmentally-friendly 1L refill program.
It's March Break and we're a bit PB & Jealous seeing all the posts of friends on the beach down South. So we decided to bring the beach to you!
Introducing our latest flavour, PINEAPPLE BLISS.
With subtle sour notes of pineapple, a hit of citrus from orange peel, and a hint of coconut, this tropical blend is best served over ice, while daydreaming of your toes in the sand, and a warm breeze on your face.
All ingredients are 100% organic.
On tap now at The Olive Tree in Deep River while quantities last.
NEW FLAVOUR ON TAP!
We've gone back to our roots with JUST GINGER kombucha. Made with freshly juiced organic ginger root, this booch is powerful in both flavour and benefits.
Perfect for this time of year when it seems everyone is getting sick.
Ginger boosts immunity, helps with nausea, promotes regular digestion and metabolism of food, is anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory, and may help ward off the cold and flu that's going around.
Enjoy a cup or bottle from LEAP Health Hub and The Olive Tree in Deep River
We've teamed up with Engine House Coffee to bring you the perfect combination of cold brewed coffee and raw kombucha.
Using their Still Standing medium roasted coffee beans, this cold brew infusion is bound to wake you up and keep you chugging along. Coffee lovers will delight in the full flavour and dark chocolate notes of Still Standing and kombucha fans will enjoy the sweet tang of the raw kombucha.
Engine House Coffee roast their fair trade organic coffee beans in Eganville, Ontario and offer a wide selection of coffee varieties roasted fresh in small fresh batches. You may have seen owners, Dan and Genevieve at the Carp Farmers Market or sipped on a delicious cup of Engine House jo somewhere throughout the Valley. Their freshly roasted beans are available for purchase online or in a number of stores in and around the area.
For a full list of stores carrying Engine House Coffee, visit www.enginehousecoffee.com.
Our Engine House Coffee Kombucha is available on tap at The Olive Tree in Deep River and LEAP Health Hub in Pembroke.
Please note that due to the caffeine of the coffee, this flavour will be much more caffeinated than any other flavour.
Pumpkin Spice and everything nice. Well, we weren't going to jump on the bandwagon, but we had a lot of pumpkin spice kickin' around... so Pumpkin Spice lovers; this one's for you!
Introducing our latest Fall Seasonal Flavour...
Pumpkin Spiced Apple
On tap at The Olive Tree in Deep River and LEAP Health Hub in Pembroke for the month of October.
New flavour alert! We're launching our latest kombucha LEMONLESS LEMON!
Subtle in its herbal taste, the name says it all. Made with organic lemongrass, lemon verbena, and lemon balm, this new flavour enhances the natural citrus-like taste of raw kombucha without any actual citrus.
Available on tap at LEAP Health Hub in Pembroke and The Olive Tree in Deep River while quantities last.
We've teamed up with Hugli's Blueberry Ranch to bring you a Hugli's Blueberry Kombucha!
Using the best, fresh, hand-picked, high bush blueberries to infuse our kombucha, this batch is sweet and refreshing, making it the perfect Summer drink.
On tap now at The Olive Tree in Deep River.
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