Based in: Portland, OR
When we first discovered this brand, we were immediately drawn to its labels. We love the use of color and the classy, clean design. It’s the perfect packaging for the beverage inside—and this, guys, is premium grade kombucha.
This is kombucha for tea aficionados. It's for those who like their brews nuanced yet not heavily flavored. What this company has done is taken the very tastiest parts of the teas and added a tang of fermentation to them. They actually don’t state on the label what exact teas they use, but we can guess from the name, Darj Grey, that it’s a darjeeling, which is a floral/musky kind of Indian tea, and in the case of Jasmine—jasmine green, which is typically a green tea scented with jasmine blossoms. Both have excellent carbonation and very tea-like notes that have been transformed and layered into this absolutely beautiful, intoxicating elixir.
Another cool thing about this brand: They make sure that each bottle contains a very small baby scoby in it that can be grown into a full-size scoby over the course of several weeks (or months). It’s like a booch that keeps on giving…