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Friday, February 19, 2010

Drink of the Week: LonjeviTea's Gravenstein Apple Kombucha

Posted By on Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 8:15 AM

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Might we actually be living in the epicenter of great kombucha? Add Petaluma's LonjeviTea to a growing list of local companies offering a worthwhile twist on the probiotic tea. Brewed with yerba maté rather than the usual black tea, it still packs a powerful and stimulating kick, but with less potential jitteriness for the caffeine sensitive. We enjoy the Gravenstein apple version, a lovely daytime alternative to your alcoholic cider drinks at night (with a hint of alcohol taste due to the fermentation). It's also available in ginger and chamomile varieties.

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