Step-by-step instructions to ferment your own water kefir. DAY 1 Step One: Prepare the water Bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add to jar and stir in 1/4 cup sugar. Stir and let cool. Step Two: Add the grains (cultures) Add 1/4 cup live water kefir grains and close the lid. Leave in warm spot for 24-48 hours. DAY 2 Step Three: Strain the water kefir After 24 hours, drop 20 ginger pieces into swivel-top bottle and pour the water kefir through the nylon strainer and funnel into the bottle. Step Four: Second fermentation Seal bottle and place on counter for 24 hours. Step Five: Serve your water kefir Gently shake bottle and open swivel-top. Pour and enjoy. Step Six: Rinse and Repeat Repeat the process. It’s fun to experiment with blends and flavours!