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1. (WO2018204243) KOMBUCHA-BASED ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE BREWING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/204243    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/030162
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue May 01 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A23L 3/00
A47J 31/44
C12C 11/11
Applicants: HONEYMOON BREWERY, LLC
Inventors: BYSTROM-WILLIAMS, Ayla, K.
HILL, James, W.L.
Title: KOMBUCHA-BASED ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE BREWING SYSTEM AND METHOD
Abstract:
A system for producing kombucha-based alcoholic beverage includes a brew vessel for steeping tea to form a tea liquor, a primary fermentation vessel configured for anaerobic fermentation of a tea liquor into an alcoholic brew, a secondary fermentation vessel configured for further anaerobic fermentation of the alcoholic brew to an alcohol by volume (ABV) of at least 7%, an aerobic fermenter for fermenting tea liquor when mixed with sugar and inoculated with a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast ("SCOBY") to form a fermented tea liquor, and a mixing tank dimensioned and configured to mix the alcoholic brew and the fermented tea liquor in desired ratios to produce a fermented alcoholic beverage having an ABV of approximately 3% to 7%. A method for producing kombucha-based alcoholic beverage is also disclosed.