In short: no.
Kombucha creates primarily glyconic acid. It likes air, so the Pickl-It wouldn’t be a good choice because the Pickl-It is designed for anaerobic fermentation – a type of fermentation that does NOT like oxygen.
Kombucha, on the other hand, LOVES oxygen. It needs to have oxygen floating across the top of its brine. A light cover of butter-cloth or loose-weave muslin is ideal for covering your fermenting kombucha.
Kombucha = glyconic acid = needs oxygen
Vinegar = acetic acid = needs oxygen
Fermented foods (kraut, pickles, sourdough, kefir) = lactic acid and does NOT need oxygen
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Did you know...
Pasteur referred to lactic-acid fermentation as “respiration without oxygen”.
—Pasteur Definition of Fermentation
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