Black Magic

Cocktail made with kombucha
The Black Magic: a black tea-, coconut- and pineapple-flavored kombucha cocktail. (Photo Credit: Chelsea Perry for Zaarly)

Black Magic

  • Serves: 4
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  • 4 ounces black tea kombucha (Mombucha or another brand)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dried pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon shredded toasted coconut
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped vanilla bean, including pods and seeds
  • 4 ounces rye whiskey
  • 8 ounces club soda
  • 4 orange twists, for garnish


  1. Make the black vanilla kombucha mix: In a jar, combine the pineapple, coconut and vanilla bean with the black tea kombucha. Let steep for 10 minutes (or longer to taste). Strain out the solid ingredients.
  2. Make the cocktails: For each cocktail, fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Then add 1 ounce infused kombucha and 1 ounce whiskey. Shake well and strain into couple or other cocktail glasses. Top off with 2 ounces club soda. Garnish with the orange twists and serve.