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    Question Kombucha SCOBY...tea specific?

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    I'm about to take on brewing some Kombucha and was wondering if the SCOBY should be "tea-specific."

    IOW, if a SCOBY was "born" on black tea, should it (and babies) be used only to ferment black teas?
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    i don't think this matters. i've switched from black, green, infused, etc. and all back again using the offspring from the first scoby i grew. it never seemed to make any difference.

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    I won't matter. You do need to make sure the tea you're brewing is at least 25% black tea. And nothing with herbal oils in it, or your SCOBY will die.
    My last two batches molded, I think because I used Bragg's ACV instead of my usual white vinegar. Has anyone else had this issue?
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