Infuse your strained, fermented water kefir with fresh or dried herbs & spices. When using denser spices, coarsely grind to release their aromatics. Experiment with flavors of ginger, hibiscus, cinnamon, vanilla bean and more! Infuse with fermented Water Kefir for 1-2 days in a jar with a loose lid. Strain and bottle.
Blend your strained, fermented water kefir with tart fruit juice like lemon, lime, grapefruit or pomegranate with fermented Water Kefir to taste, then bottle. Start with 1 tbsp of juice per quart.
DECOCTIONS & TISANES
Blend your strained, fermented water kefir with a prepared herbal tea like elderberry, dandelion root, sassafras, turmeric, or ginger. Simmer roots, herbs, barks & dried spices in enough water to cover for 20-40 minutes. Let cool, strain and blend with fermented Water Kefir to taste, then bottle. Start with 1 part herbal tea to 3 parts Water Kefir.
Once flavored, follow our Guide on Bottling & Carbonation.