Maclean’s video: How to make natural soda

Naturally fizzy fermented beverages are enjoying a resurgence. Here’s how they’re concocted.

Natural soda is experiencing a comeback, thanks to a growing craft industry. But don’t mistake these naturally fizzy pops for CO2-injected healthier pop alternatives. The new natural sodas, with flavours such as lime tumeric and cranberry ginseng, use bacteria and yeast to make the bubbles.

Here’s how the fermented beverages are made, with a natural soda recipe courtesy of Rebkka Hutton, owner of the Alchemy Pickle Company:

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