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I want to consume milk kefir but I’m allergic to dairy. Is water kefir a good alternative?
Yes! Water kefir contains no dairy and are grown in filtered water and organic sugar.
Does water kefir contain gluten?
No, water kefir grains do not contain gluten.
Are water kefir grains reusable?
Yes, water kefir grains are reusable. Once a batch of water kefir is finished culturing, simply remove the water kefir grains and place them in fresh sugar water, juice, or coconut water.
How long do water kefir grains last?
If cared for properly, water kefir grains have an unlimited life span and can be used repeatedly to make water kefir.
How long does it take to make water kefir?
Water kefir generally takes 24-48 hours to culture. The exact time will vary depending on environmental factors, the most important of which is temperature. Allowing the water kefir grains to culture for longer than 48 hours puts you at risk of starving the grains and potentially damaging them.
How will I know if I’ve successfully made water kefir? How do I know if I shouldn’t drink it?
The liquid may lighten in color and turn cloudy. The flavor may become less sweet and it may have a slightly tangy or sour aroma and flavor. We always recommend that you refrain from consuming anything that looks, smells, or tastes unpleasant.
Do I need to rinse the water kefir grains off between batches?
No. There is no need to rinse the water kefir grains between batches, and regular rinsing may be detrimental to the health of the water kefir grains.
What does water kefir taste like?
The taste of finished water kefir varies greatly, depending on the sugar used and the culturing time. Water kefir can be fairly sweet and may have a flat taste unless bottled. Most people prefer to add flavoring to water kefir before consuming.
What type of sugar should I use to make water kefir?
A number of kinds of sugar can be used to make water kefir, however we do not recommend making water kefir with honey, molasses, or sugar substitutes like agave, stevia, monk fruit, or Splenda.
Do I need to add sugar if I’m using juice to make water kefir?
No, there should be enough sugar in the juice to feed the water kefir grains.
How much sugar does finished water kefir contain?
The remaining sugar in finished water kefir will vary depending on ingredients used and culturing conditions. Generally speaking, water kefir cultured for 48-hours will result in less remaining sugar than water kefir cultured 24-hours under similar conditions.
Water kefir is a probiotic beverage made with water kefir grains. Water kefir grains can be used to culture sugar water, juice, or coconut water. Water kefir grains consist of bacteria and yeast existing in a symbiotic relationship. The term “kefir grains” describes the look of the culture only. Water kefir grains contain no actual “grains” such as wheat, rye, etc.