Frequently asked questions

What is Kombucha?

Kombucha is a fermented tea. It is an ancient preparation of tea, sugar, and a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast (SCOBY) which has been enjoyed for centuries all over the world and is renowned as a universal health tonic.

Does your kombucha contain alcohol?

Auspicious Brew is licensed as an alcoholic beverage because through the natural process of fermentation kombucha exceeds the limit of 0.5% ABV. Many companies on the market are using highly mechanized equipment to remove the alcohol in their kombucha so that it can be more easily distributed as a non-alcoholic beverage. We choose to brew our kombucha authentically. It is produced in small batches and meant to be enjoyed cold, as soon as possible. Our HARD KOMBUCHA contains 4.5-5.5% alcohol. Please enjoy responsibly.

How do you flavor Auspicious Brew?

The ingredients we use are influenced largely by the season we're brewing in. We are most inspired by what's available locally and in-season, so what we brew changes throughout the year. We love using fresh herbs from our gardens or throughout the colder months, ones we've harvested and preserved. When we cannot source our own ingredients, we take pride in supporting other small scale growers around the world. In our kombucha herbs are the stars of the show. To balance their many complex flavors we also use fresh juices and organic fruits and vegetables.

Where can I find Auspicious Brew?

Come visit our retail space Thursday-Saturday 11:30-5 pm to enjoy our 8 draft kombuchas, homemade sparkling waters, and cafe style beverages. Hungry too? Enjoy anything off of Dos Mexican Eats' (located just down the hall) delicious food menu in our space! Can't make it to the brewery? We can currently be found in 50 locations throughout the Granite State!

Why should I drink kombucha?

We are not here to prescribe anything or make extravagant health claims. Drink kombucha because it's fizzy and delicious and is an excellent alternative to soda or higher alcohol beverages. Drink kombucha because you enjoy it, because it uplifts you, because it helps connect you to the natural world.