What is Water Kefir?

What is GT’s AQUA KEFIR?

AQUA KEFIR is a delicately fermented probiotic drink intended to quench your thirst and replenish your gut. Bright and crisp, this lightly flavored water is cultured with ancient “kefir grains” to offer refreshment with benefits. The perfect entryway to the world of fermented beverages, AQUA KEFIR is 100% vegan and dairy free, and offers billions of living probiotics in every bottle to support digestion and wellness.

How is AQUA KEFIR made?

AQUA KEFIR is crafted with water kefir cultures that we ferment in purified water with organic cane sugar used as a fermenting agent. Each unique offering is naturally flavored using organic fruit juices, herbs, and botanicals.

What kind of kefir grains are used to make AQUA KEFIR?

AQUA KEFIR is 100% vegan therefore we do not use milk kefir grains. Instead, AQUA KEFIR is cultured with non-dairy water kefir cultures – commonly known as water kefir grains, tibicos, Japanese water crystals, or aqua gems.

What is the difference between GT’s AQUA KEFIR and GT’s KOMBUCHA?

GT’s AQUA KEFIR and GT’s KOMBUCHA are both fermented drinks that contain billions of living probiotics.

GT’s AQUA KEFIR is a caffeine-free sparkling probiotic drink. It’s the perfect alternative to sugary juices & sodas and an approachable introduction to the world of fermented beverages. We like to say AQUA KEFIR offers “refreshment with benefits,” because it’s an easy way quench your thirst and replenish your gut.

GT’s KOMBUCHA is a fermented tea with naturally occurring effervescence, a signature tangy bite, and billions of living probiotics to support gut health and overall wellness.

What are the flavors of AQUA KEFIR?

AQUA KEFIR is available in a variety of delicious flavors, including: Peach Pineapple, Pear Ginger, Pomegranate, and Coconut Lime. Learn more about each flavor below.

What does AQUA KEFIR taste like?

AQUA KEFIR is refreshingly bright and crisp, with a lightly sparkling body and mild tartness from the authentic fermentation.

What is a serving size of AQUA KEFIR?

One serving of AQUA KEFIR is 16 oz, or one bottle, which contains billions of living probiotics at time of bottling.

Can anyone consume AQUA KEFIR?

AQUA KEFIR can be enjoyed by everyone. Because each bottle contains billions of living probiotics, we recommend a smaller serving size for children under ten years old.

Can I consume AQUA KEFIR if I’m pregnant or breast feeding?

It is generally accepted that women should not introduce anything new to their system during pregnancy. Therefore, we always advise consulting with your doctor.

When is the best time to consume AQUA KEFIR?

There is no right or wrong time to enjoy AQUA KEFIR. We think it’s a great refreshment at any time of day, with or without a meal.

Are there any common food allergens in AQUA KEFIR?

We’re proud to say AQUA KEFIR is 100% vegan, soy-free, corn-free, egg-free, gluten-free, and non-GMO. It contains no wheat, barley, rye, whey, or derivatives.

AQUA KEFIR Pear Ginger, Pomegranate and Peach Pineapple are all nut-free, whereas AQUA KEFIR Coconut Lime contains coconut, a notable tree nut allergen.

What are the probiotics in AQUA KEFIR?

AQUA KEFIR contains a proprietary blend of probiotics which include Lactobacillus Bacterium and GBI-306086. Every 16 fl. oz bottle contains billions of living probiotics, known to aid digestion and promote gut health.

Can I shake the bottle before opening?

We’re proud to say we craft AQUA KEFIR using whole, fresh ingredients, without any emulsifiers or additives. Because of this, you may notice some natural settling, but do not shake your bottle. To help disperse the sediment, gently invert the bottle or give it a gentle roll of the wrist.

Where can I buy AQUA KEFIR?

AQUA KEFIRis available in select markets across the United States. Use our Store Locator to find the retailer nearest you.

How should AQUA KEFIR be stored?

AQUA KEFIR should ALWAYS be kept in a refrigerator (33-37 F°) and stored upright until time of consumption.

How long does AQUA KEFIR stay fresh after it’s been opened?

For best experience, we recommend consuming AQUA KEFIR within three to five days of opening.

Can I consume AQUA KEFIR after the “enjoy by date”?

For the best quality, we advise to consume AQUA KEFIR either on or before the “Enjoy By” date printed on the lid.

Where is GT’s AQUA KEFIR made?

We are proud to say that AQUA KEFIR is crafted in sunny Los Angeles, CA – the home of our founder, GT Dave.

*PLEASE NOTE: We are not doctors. We are not scientists. We are simply conscious consumers, like you, who care about the things we put into our body because we believe that food can be a form of medicine. We understand every person is different, and that each body may react differently to the things they consume. Please know the information we share is intended to speak to the average experience with our offerings.