Did you ever even like Kombucha anyway?

Gawker’s hilariously true rundown of the acquired taste plus the latest on why you might feel a little tipsy.

Gawker.com
Jun 17, 2010 11:52 PM By Adrian Chen

The Non-Kombucha Drinker’s Guide to Kombucha Tea

The Non-Kombucha Drinker's Guide to Kombucha TeaWhen you’re in Whole Foods tomorrow to pick up your organic free-range sustainable humanely slaughtered coconut chicken skewers, you might see some people staring forlornly at an empty shelf. Why? The kombucha’s gone! Oh, overpriced fermented tea. Where’d you go?

Today Whole Foods, a key driver of the stuff’s mass consumption, has pulled all kombucha from their shelves because testing revealed that the it might be slightly more alcoholic than permissible by law. (.05 percent.) Some extremely skinny people are extremely upset right now. But what is kombucha? Put down your Diet Coke. Place your baby in your uncool baby carrier that isn’t made out of sustainable free trade cotton. Turn down your adult contemporary music. Here’s what you need to know.

continue reading at Gawker.com

Advertisements

One response to “Did you ever even like Kombucha anyway?

  1. Hilarious! When I went to the USA a few years ago, specifically NY/LA, my sis who has been living there for 20 years was drinking the stuff and I noticed it was everywhere. I thought it was definitely an acquired taste (yuk!) and being a nutritional med student, I wasn’t buying into the health benefits. I’d rather drink/eat things I enjoy for my well being 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s