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How to Keep Your Water Kefir Grains Alive and Healthy

As long as you can still visibly see your water kefir grains they are alive! They’re a living …
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Water Kefir Brewing Instructions – Part 1

Part 1 – Acclimatization & First Ferment Acclimatization The first step in the water kefir process is to …
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Sugar Guide for Water Kefir First Ferment

As per the Happy Gut Method we suggest using a combination of coconut palm sugar and organic cane …
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Water Kefir Brewing Instructions – Part 2

Part 2: The Second Ferment   Step One: Strain the water kefir After the first ferment, strain the …
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How to Know When Your Water Kefir has Fermented

Here’s how you can test the fermentation of your water kefir. Smell it. It should have a lightly …
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How Long Do Water Kefir Grains Live?

Water kefir grains can live indefinitely. They are hardy, alive micro-organisms that are in a constant state of …
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Tips for Brewing Water Kefir in the Summer

With warm weather you will see a sudden change in the volatility of your second ferment. Water kefir …
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How Seasons Affect Water Kefir Fermentation

Water kefir goes through changes with the seasons, just as all living organisms do. During the summer water …
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Water Kefir – A Low Commitment Ferment

Water kefir has been under the radar in the world of fermentation and studies are coming out that …
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How Do I Transfer My Water Kefir Grains?

You’ve received your package of kefir grains and you are excited to get started but what is the …
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How Long Is Water Kefir Good For?

The bottom line is that water kefir NEVER goes bad. If it is in a sealed bottle with …
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Adding Tea to Water Kefir Ferments

The base of kombucha is black tea which means that it contains caffeine. The beauty of water kefir …
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How to Boost Water Kefir Grain Growth

Water kefir grains can reproduce rapidly under the right conditions and with some luck. They will grow anywhere …
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Water Kefir Brewing Tips For Guaranteed Success

Fermented water kefir is relatively easy and quick to make. There’s a bit of kitchen science required to …
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The Best Water For Water Kefir Fermentation

Water kefir grains need minerals to survive and thrive and benefit from water sources with higher mineral content. …
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