"This kit from Kombucha Brooklyn contains everything you need to create your own
endlessly giving bacterial “mother,” and it pays for itself in about two brews."
"The Deal: Kombucha Brooklyn's Basic Home Brew Kit ($45; kombuchabrooklyn.com)
lets you concot the trendy, fizzy, fermented tea packed with digestion-aiding probiotics."
"Meet the Makers."
"On the day a reporter visited, employees of Kombucha Brooklyn were packaging kits for
the homebrewed tea as the owner’s 9-month-old son toddled among the boxes, his mother
helping him along. The small-business owners envision a factory where they can collaborate
on new products, pool resources to lower distribution costs and share equipment."
"Eric Childs, whose company KBBK Kombucha Brooklyn produces the tea in a variety of flavors, says
he delivers kegs to nearly 30 restaurants, bars and cafes across the city."
"Eric Childs of Kombucha Brooklyn, says he got a major boost from the contest. “It’s definitely
helped our growth,” says Childs, who’ll serve as a judge this year.“They took our young brand and
turned it into something a lot more mature.”"
“The heart of Brooklyn is in every single bottle,” he says passionately. “I think I did the
most Brooklyn thing — to figure out how to make a product and make it happen.”
"This 24-year-old entrepeneuer is taking a shot at reviving an ancient healing drink in the heart
"We invited Rick Miller from Kombucha Brooklyn to our offices to mix up a batch and explain
howyou get from tea to bubbly beverage. Making your own kombucha allows you to customize
the taste,and it's more economical. (Bottled kombucha runs from $2 to $5 a bottle.)"
"At Greenpoint's best growler-filling station, you can detox from beer with a tap-poured
pint of Kombucha Brooklyn's naturally fizzy, fermented tea, a restorative tonic packedwith
"He plans on selling 16-ounce bottles of Kombucha Brooklyn for $3, less than the average price
of what’s on the market.“I’ve always wanted to start a business that I could reach people with,”
Childs explains. “And I found this beverage that I’m not only extremely passionate about—it does
wonderful things for you.”"