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WATCH: Should you be drinking kombucha?

Feb 3, 2019

There’s a drink that’s been around for over 2,000 years, but we seem to be hearing more about it now than ever before. Kombuch, a fermented drink made with bacteria, yeast, tea, and sugar, is all the rage right now. The bubbly beverage is being hailed for its health benefits, but is it really all that it’s cracked up to be? On this edition of Need to Know we dig into the kombucha trend with a health care professional in addition to three Rochester kombucha brewers: Jesse Horning of Boocha Babe Kombucha, Kat Schwarz of Katboocha, and Heidi Varasi of RocBucha.