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Food & Drink Awards 2019 Winner!

December 02, 2019

Upstart Kombucha - the USA

Most Unique Craft Beverage Brewery - Rocky Mountain States

Got Scoby?

February 01, 2018

In other communities, one might knock on a neighbor’s door to borrow some butter or sugar. Maybe some milk. But in Boulder County, you’re as likely to get a request for scoby....

Kombucha From Here

January 02, 2018

Light and effervescent. The rose is subtle yet present, making for a fun and atypical flavor, without a strong underlying vinegar taste. Upstart mentions that after fermentation, the roses almost taste like grapefruit...

4 Must-Try Kombucha Spots in Denver/Boulder

January 06, 2017

When making healthier lifestyle choices, it can be difficult to have your cake and eat it too. Constantly committing to daily, healthy lifestyle choices can present a struggle...

7 Locally Brewed Kombuchas To Try in Boulder

December 01, 2017

If you haven’t tried kombucha, you’ve probably at least heard the word. Maybe the “fermented tea” descriptor isn’t the most appealing. Maybe the thought of a SCOBY freaks you out...

5 Tips for the Budding Kombucha Brewer

July 26, 2016

Meet Caleb Hanson, he’s 33.3% of the Upstart Kombucha founding team and a self-proclaimed tech nerd and product guy who lives in Boulder, Colorado. Upstart Kombucha is dedicated to elegant simplicity...

Truffle Beer, Hazelnut Honey, and 10 More Gourmet Delights

June 24, 2014

Many of the best food and drink producers in the world showcase brand-new products at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. We tasted and sipped hundreds of items over the weekend...

Upstart Kombucha, Boulder

June 23, 2014

Those who make their own compost from chicken manure and also brew their own beer are very likely to also drink kombucha. For this reason, I was excited but not at all surprised when Andrew wanted us to visit Upstart...

How Upstart Kombucha Rebranded to Appeal to Naturals

March 21, 2014

It took thousands of years to perfect the kombucha brewing process, but making this ancient, fermented tea came naturally for entrepreneur Josh Garner. A brewer at heart, Garner first proved his chops...

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