At LA Brewery we believe in multiculturalism. For us, diversity is life. We believe in a rich and varied world of multiple cultures. We now know that the closed system of an overly sterile environment has stripped us of our natural immunities, leaving us exposed. We believe exposure is tolerance and that’s what we want to do – introduce life in all its richness back into bodies and minds.
So that’s why we started a fermented food brand, beginning with a range of delicious Kombucha with our SCOBY mother culture. We started with Kombucha because we wanted a fizzy drink with less sugar and a viable alternative to alcohol. Most of all, we wanted to make something that was delicious.
We hope you like it.
LA Brewery’s Kombucha is made using our favoured speciality tea blend, mixed with delicate and fragrant lemongrass for a citrus kick!
Slightly floral and citrus with a fermented nose and a slight vinegar/acetic acid prickle.
Relatively dry with a citrus aroma from the lemongrass and refreshing acidity from the fermentation. It has a long finish and is to be sipped and savoured.
Strawberry & Black Pepper Kombucha
LA Brewery’s Kombucha is made using our favoured speciality tea blend, mixed with deliciously sweet strawberries and delicately spiced black peppercorns!
Strawberry along with a fermented nose and a slight vinegar/acetic acid prickle.
Sweet and fruity with a pepper finish in the mouth. Refreshing acidity from the fermentation. It has a long finish and is to be sipped and savoured.
LA Brewery’s Kombucha is made using our favoured speciality tea blend, infused with vibrant Fijian ginger for extra zing!
Ginger and lemon along with a fermented nose and a slight vinegar/acetic acid prickle.
Relatively dry with a ginger bite and refreshing acidity both from the lemon and a result of the fermentation. It has a long finish and is to be sipped and savoured.
What is LA Brewery Kombucha and how is it fermented?
Our Kombucha is a naturally effervescent living tea full of friendly bacteria. Made using high-altitude chemical-free green and black teas, it is naturally-fermented at 25 degrees to produce a raw, living and delicious fizzy drink.
Our Kombucha is created by fermenting sweetened green and black teas with a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria & yeast). The yeast consumes the sugar, converting it into ethanol and co2, simultaneously the ethanol is being consumed by the bacteria and converted into acetic acid which gives the Kombucha vinegary tones.
How does the LA Brewery add flavour?
Secondary fermentation technique adding fresh ingredients to enhance the natural flavours of the Kombucha.
Does it have sugar in it?
Yes, when the Kombucha is bottled the sugar content is around 3.5g per 100ml
Why? As the Kombucha continues to ferment, the sugar levels drop and the friendly bacteria increases - It is constantly evolving and that’s why we love it.
Does it have caffeine in it?
Yes. Our Kombucha is made with 80% green and 20% black tea. Green tea has half the caffeine of black tea. Therefore, our Kombucha has less than a quarter of the caffeine in a coffee.
Does it contain alcohol?
Kombucha contains trace levels of alcohol due to the fermentation process but no more than 0.5% so it is classified as a non-alcoholic drink.
Can Kombucha be consumed daily?
Does it contain any gluten, dairy or animal products?
No! Ingredients - green and black tea, sugar, kombucha culture, fruit and botanicals.
How many calories in a 300ml bottle?
See the above answer above concerning sugar content, but approximately 60kcal in a 300ml bottle.
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Better Tasting Drinks Co. Ltd is an English company (registration number 09697717). Our registered office is at Timsons Business Centre Bath Road Kettering Northants NN16 8NQ.
OUR PROMISE ABOUT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
At LA Brewery, we promise respectful treatment of the personal information of everyone we have contact with. Just like everything we do, we want it to be simple and transparent.
This Policy explains how we do that – when and why we collect information, how we use it, the limited situations when other people can see or use it, and how we keep it secure.
But just to set the scene, in case you don’t want to read through all the details just now, we can be clear up front.
We don’t sell, rent or trade email lists with anyone else.
We’ve split this Policy into sections, depending on who you are.
Section A is for everyone.
Section B is for you if you’re a consumer – a person who drinks our drinks.
If you are, or you work for, a business prospect or customer, section C is for you. A “customer” is a shop or outlet that sells our drinks.
And if you’re a supplier, section D is for you.
Section A: For everyone
Whoever you are, our intention is to use your information to make things work smoothly for you in your experience of dealing with LA Brewery. If that’s not how it turns out for you, please make sure to give us a shout. Email us for the Data Protection Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Words or phrases with special meaning.
In this Policy, there are words and phrases that have a specific meaning or that we are using in a special way. They are:
“personal data” any information about an identifiable living human being.
“process” we “process” your personal data when we do anything with it, which might include: collecting, recording, organising, storing, adapting, altering, retrieving, using, combining, disclosing, or deleting it.
“special category data” this is personal data that reveals racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, sex life or sexual orientation, health, genetic or biometric data.
Our general approach to personal data
We’re committed to protecting your privacy, and honouring your legal rights to control how we use your personal data.
We only collect and use personal data when we need to.
because you have asked us to do something (for example, send you newsletters);
so that we can reply to queries or complaints;
to develop and manage our business relationships;
to help grow our business and fulfil our contracts;
to meet our legal obligations.
We try to make sure the information we hold is accurate and up to date, and is no more than we need to have.
You can check the information we hold about you by emailing us and asking, and if you find anything wrong we will delete it or correct it promptly.
If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your information, or how we have responded to any request about your personal data, please take it up in the first instance by emailing email@example.com.
If we can’t sort it out, the official authority here in the UK is the Information Commissioner, and you can raise your concerns with them here.
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Our cookies do not identify you personally to us. When you visit our website, targeting/advertising cookies do link into Facebook and Instagram to deliver ads there that are relevant to you, limit the number of times that you see an ad, and help us analyse our marketing campaigns.
Newsletter Sign Up
If you sign up for our newsletter, you will have to supply us with some information so that we can deliver it. We also ask you for details that we think will be helpful in tailoring our offers. We will also use the information you provide to tune the information we send you to what we think will be most useful or interesting for you.
It’s up to you how much information you provide.
When you sign up, you will have to confirm your email address so that we are sure that you really do want to get our newsletter.
You can stop receiving newsletters and email marketing from us at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails.
We hold your information for our newsletter list in a program called MailChimp. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice here. MailChimp holds data in the USA – they comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, protecting your data.
We monitor who opens what in our newsletter lists, and in the pre-set sequences of information we send you. We do this so we can see if content is popular and generate more of it, or if it is not read.
There may be sub-routines that trigger if you click on links or articles. These are designed to offer you more information about things you are interested in.
You can unsubscribe from these sequences at any time.
From time to time, we contact individual email newsletter subscribers but it is extremely rare. This would normally be if something odd were going on and we wanted to check you could see and use the content or find out what was causing a problem.
Your replies to us, messages you send us, and your other activity linked to our posts may be seen by members of our staff.
Who can see or use your data?
We do not sell or exchange your personal data with organisations who may want to sell you something or use your data for research or other purposes.
Data location and platforms
Like many businesses, we do not have any tailor-made software – we use mainstream packages for everything from our customer records, to email, to accounting.
This means that some of your data may be held in the EEA, and some may be held in services in the USA (with suitable data privacy shields) or elsewhere. We have picked reputable suppliers with appropriate security standards.
Data location and platforms
As well as our own employees, we also have an outsourced support team for our own business. This may include Virtual Assistants, Web Designers, IT support, Sales and Marketing, Accounting and more. Those support services have limited access to your data – only where the service they provide to us means they need it.
For example, if our IT support wants to check the functionality of a laptop or back up, they may need temporary access to information that may include something about you.
Your information is held in the strictest confidence. We contract our employees and our external service providers to strict confidentiality clauses, and require them to comply with current data protection laws.
How long do we keep your data for?
If you unsubscribe from our newsletter list, your record is gone.
Customers and suppliers
We need to keep customer information long enough to satisfy HMRC, our accounting and reporting obligations, and our insurers. We keep information on prospective customers long enough to make our sales enquiry system effective.
What are your rights?
You have the right to know what information we are collecting on you, and to amend it if it is inaccurate.
If you feel for some reason we have information we should not be keeping, or it is out of date or otherwise wrong, please let us know and we will take appropriate action.
Signing onto our newsletter list is by your consent – and when you withdraw your consent we stop processing your data. Apart from that, the information we hold is based on our needing the information to run our business and provide our products and services – either so we can perform our contract with you, or because we have a legitimate business interest in processing your data.
If you want to know what information we have about you (if any), email us at the email address set out above and give us your name and email address(es). We will happily do a search and let you know what information we hold on you and how we are using it/have used it.
You have a “right to be forgotten” – but that does have some legal limits to it. If you want us to remove information about you, let us know. If you have been a customer, we may not be able to remove all data as we will have to ensure that we can continue to comply with legal, accounting, taxation and our insurer’s requirements.
SECTION B: for consumers
Most of the information we process comes from you. We process it so we can reply to you, and when you contact us again we know what you asked before, what you were sent, and what you told us.
Typically, we are collecting name, contact details, how we came across you, and background information from you or published by you on social media or freely accessible on the internet. See the general notes above, about what happens if you sign up to our newsletter, or engage with us on social media.
We currently keep individual emails from and to you indefinitely, so we have a record of complaints and queries and how we resolved them.
We do not normally keep special category data. If we have any, it was supplied or made publicly available by you.
SECTION C: Business prospects and customers
Most of the information we process comes from you – either directly or through publicly available sources (like LinkedIn). We process it so we can connect with you, reply to you, and when you contact us again we know what you asked before, what you were sent, and what you told us.
Typically, we are collecting name, contact details, how we came across you, and background information from you or published by you on social media or freely accessible on the internet, on why you might be interested in our products or services or otherwise be a relevant contact for our business.
We currently keep individual emails from and to you indefinitely, so we have a full record of our business dealings.
We do not routinely keep special category data. To the extent we hold this, it was supplied or made publicly available by you.
Once you buy something from us, we will collect information from you at the time of sale.
This will include the information we collect from Prospects (above). We collect your email address, phone number and postal address so we can provide what we have contracted to, invoice you and keep proper records of our business relationship.
We process your data to support the delivery the goods and services you have bought. We keep records of the goods/services provided to you, and information you give us, so we can support you when needed and advise you of any additional products or services you may need or may be appropriate for you.
Financial and credit details
We use credit reference agencies to assess potential new customers and check if credit insurance is available.
When you pay us, we receive limited information about you from our bank, usually the name of the person who paid us and how much and the reference number.
SECTION D: Suppliers and Associates
We collect information on potential and actual suppliers and associates. This is mostly provided by you, but we do add to it the same kind of data we use for Prospects (see above).
If you become a supplier or associate we keep a copy of the contract between us and your bank details so we can pay you. We also keep a record of invoices/payments for accounting purposes.
We keep a record of the work you undertook for us along with any comments, reviews or suggestions about that work including complaints (if any) and their resolution.
This information is all needed to manage the contract between us, support our customer relationships, and manage our supply chain.
Terms and Conditions
Welcome to our website. Thank you for visiting.
If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions of use. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.
“We” are Better Tasting Drinks Co. LTD, and we own and run this website.
The legal details:
Company registered in England, company number 09697717.
Registered office: Timsons Business Centre, Bath Road, Kettering, Northants, England NN16 8NQ
VAT number: 256 0736 03
2. What is on our site
Our website has general information about our products, recipes and other stuff we hope you will enjoy. You also have links here to get in contact with us.
There’s a place here to sign up for our newsletter, for regular news, views and updates about what we are up to.
Our website is general information only. We may change it any time.
Everything on our website, and the website itself, is copyright material that we either own or license.
You can print off pages and download extracts for your personal reference and to share with friends. But you mustn’t modify any paper or digital copies you make or download, and you mustn’t use any illustrations, graphics, photographs, video or audio separately from any accompanying text.
When you send or post anything you got off our website, you must identify us as owning the copyright.
You mustn’t use any part of what is on the site for commercial purposes unless you have first got a licence from us to do so. Ask for the terms that will apply by emailing what you want to use, and for what, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We don’t control the cookies on websites that are linked to ours, so if you follow a link off our website, check the settings on the new site.
5. No liability
We don’t give any guarantee about the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose of any information or material on our website.
You acknowledge that information and material on our website may contain inaccuracies or errors. We expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
You use information or materials on this website entirely at your own risk. It’s your own responsibility to make sure that your own requirements are met.
If we provide links to other websites, those links are provided purely for your convenience to provide further information. It does not mean that we endorse the website(s), and we have no responsibility for the content of any linked website(s).
Please make sure that your virus and malware protection is up to date on your equipment. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by denial-of-service attacks, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your equipment or programs due to your use of our site, or downloading from it, or connecting to linked websites.
6. Trade marks
LA Brewery is a registered trademark of Better Tasting Drinks Co. LTD Ltd.
7. Don’t get into trouble
Only use the website in line with the terms we have set out in this document. If you step outside the use we have authorised for the website and for the information and materials on it, your right to use the website ceases immediately.
Don’t misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful, or try to gain unauthorised access to the site, the server where it is hosted, or any other server, computer of database connected to the site. That sort of behaviour is a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990, and could get you into very serious trouble.
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Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use is subject to the laws of England and Wales.