What is lacto-fermented soda?

Lacto-fermented beverages are naturally fermented through a process of lactic acid bacteria fermentation. The acids naturally present plus the sugars used in the ingredients produce a drink more hydrating than water because of its mineral content.

Is fermented soda good for you?

In addition to supplying your gut with a wide range of good bacteria and helping you digest better, fermented soda also helps alkalize your body. When you use fruit flavors in water kefir you get additional nutrients from fruit. In order to make fermented soda you need a starter culture.

What are examples of fermented beverages?

3 Fermented Drinks to Try: Kombucha, Kefir and Kefir Water

  • Milk Kefir.
  • Water Kefir.
  • Kombucha.

How long does Fermented Soda last?

Fermented soda pop will continue to ferment, even if it is stored in the fridge. They will become sourer as they age, so enjoy them while they taste good! Or store them in the fridge for up to 6 months.

How do you make cream soda?

To make a cream soda: Combine syrup, cream, and carbonated water in an 8-ounce glass. Taste and add more syrup, cream, or carbonated water if needed.

Can you ferment Mountain Dew?

First, pour the mountain dews in the jars and let them sit for a little while. If you don’t let the sodas completely go dead from the carbonation, it will kill the yeast. Next, add one packet of yeast per gallon of soda. Once it’s activated with 100 degrees hot water, pour it in the Mountain Dew mixture.

How do you make soda from whey?


  1. Add juice, whey, water, sea salt and extract (if using) to a jar, making sure to leave 1-2″ of headspace.
  2. Cover jar with lid, tighten, and leave at room temperature for 2 to 3 days.
  3. For Extra Fizz.
  4. Transfer soda to bottles that are designed to contain carbonated beverages.

Which fermented drink is best?

Top 5 Fermented Drinks

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  2. Kombucha.
  3. Ginger Beer.
  4. Milk Kefir/Water Kefir (tie)
  5. Boza or Bouza. Boza is a traditional fermented drink whose roots have been traced all the way back to Mesopotamia, 8000-9000 years ago.
  6. Sima. Sima is a traditional beverage of the Finnish people.

Is cream soda just vanilla?

Creamy soda or brown cream soda is vanilla flavored, whereas creaming soda generally refers to a pink soft drink with fruit and berry flavors produced by Kirks, Bundaberg, and Bickford’s, among other brands.

Does lacto fermented soda have carbonation?

Furthermore, the carbonation in lacto-fermented soda is a natural byproduct of the fermentation process. This is of course what gives soda its notorious fizziness. Because modern sodas are NOT lacto-fermented, carbonation is mechanically added.

Will lacto-fermented soda ever be available anywhere?

Unless you are lucky enough to run into us at the Weston A. Price Foundation yearly conference, chances are you will never see lacto-fermented soda for sale anywhere. Our personal reasons for not “expanding our operation” are deeply relevant to the conflict between craft and commerce in food production.

What is lacto-fermented soda made from?

Traditionally, lacto-fermented sodas were made from the roots and leaves plants. For example, root beer was made from the roots of the sassafras plant and ginger ale was made from ginger (a root), of course. But you could also use fruit as well. In fact, it’s quite a bit easier.

Did you know sodas evolved from lacto-fermented beverages?

Today’s commercial sodas are so full of sugar, caffeine, artificial colors and preservatives that most people have no idea that they evolved from healthful lacto-fermented beverages. Traditionally, lacto-fermented beverages were made from the roots, leaves, fruits and even barks of various herbs, plants and trees.