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Fermented Strawberry Rhubarb Soda (with Wild Yeast)

Rhubarb and strawberries are a classic combination. Turn these delicious fruits into fermented strawberry rhubarb soda and you'll have an amazing, refreshing treat!
Prep Time30 mins
Fermenting time4 d
Total Time4 d 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen organic strawberries
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen organic rhubarb
  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • non-chlorinated water

Instructions

  • Slice the strawberries and rhubarb into 1/4" slices.
  • Place the fruit in a 1/2 gallon heat-resistant glass jar or pitcher. If using frozen fruit, thaw them first and include any juice.
  • Cover the strawberries and rhubarb with boiling water. Allow to steep until the water is cooled to room temperature.
  • Add the 1/2 cup of raw honey and fill the pitcher with non-chlorinated water. Stir thoroughly.
  • Cover loosely with a coffee filter or tea towel.
  • Stir 3–4 times per day. Bubbling should begin to occur within 2–4 days.
  • After your ferment begins to bubble, strain and transfer to grolsch style bottles. Allow to ferment another 12–24 hours at room temperature.
  • Refrigerate and enjoy cold.