The Best Kombucha Brands You Can Buy
You’ve seen it in health circles and now likely at your local grocery store. Yes, kombucha is taking the world by storm. To be clear, this beverage is a fermented product thats made by adding bacteria to either green or black varieties of tea. Once the tart concoction is made, juice is then added for flavor. It’s highly acidic and definitely takes some getting used to, but many are choosing at as a healthier option over beer or soda, as it’s low in calories and full of gut-healthy probiotics.
Maybe you’re a first-timer with kombucha or perhaps you’re drinking it right now. Either way, here are the brands that come highly recommended.
Kevita Master Brew Kombucha
When it comes to taste, Kevita Master Brew Kombucha knows exactly what they’re doing, which is why it’s a favorite by many. The fermented tartness is bold without being too overpowering, and the fruit juices really come through. The company also boasts that their product contains “billions of live probiotics, organic acids, and organic caffeine,” so you can feel good about what’s going in your body.
All flavors are light and low in calories and sugar, so feel free to drink up. The website notes their most popular offerings are Blueberry Basil, Citrus, Dragonfruit Lemongrass, Ginger, Grapefruit, and Lavender Melon, among others.
Brew Dr. Kombucha
This organic raw kombucha is the real deal. Brew Dr. explains their drink starts with organic teas that they serve at their own Townshend’s Teahouses, and from there, organic herbs, roots, and fruits are added. It’s raw, it’s smooth, and even though there’s no juice added to this blend, it’s still insanely delicious.
With flavors like Clear Mind, Love, Harvest, Uplift, and Happiness (among other fruitier flavors), you’ll never run out of delicious (and super original) tea to drink.
GT’s Living Foods Kombucha
You’ve definitely seen this ultra-popular kombucha in stores. GT’s Living Foods Kombucha is organic, raw, and handcrafted in small batches to ensure it’s always high-quality. And this company has some of the most flavorful kombucha around, as they’re not afraid to add in an extra pop of fruit juice when needed.
The Lavender Love is a favorite for those who love a subtle and smooth taste, but if you’re wanting a beverage that has an intense fruit flavor, you can’t go wrong with the Watermelon Wonder or Mystic Mango. Trilogy is another great choice if you love lemon, raspberry, and the spice of ginger.
The bottle is similar to Brew Dr.’s — and the product is just as good, too. Not only does Health-Ade use organic cold-pressed produce for their kombucha, but they’re also fans of making it in small batches for quality. All of their beverages come in glass as well to help save the Earth, so by purchasing from Health-Ade, you’re doing things right.
This company also has some of the more original kombucha flavors out there. The Blood-Orange-Carrot-Ginger, Pink Lady Apple, and Jalapeño-Kiwi-Cucumber come highly recommended, but if you’re feeling even more daring, go for the Reishi-Chocolate.
Live Soda Kombucha
Want to kick your soda habit but don’t want to give up those flavors completely? Live Soda Kombucha is the product you need to try. There are only 8 grams of sugar and 35 calories per serving, and you’ll be getting tons of gut-healthy bacteria after drinking one of these, too. This company is changing the way we think about soda forever.
As for flavors, they come in Cola, Doctor, Root Beer, Orange, Lemon Lime, and others that you’ll need to try to believe. Yes, it really is that good.
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