One thing I learned is that kefir grains absolutely do not like being crowded. The first several batches I made smelled like bad fruit. It was kinda like a cheap home made hooch. After some reading I found out that I needed fewer grains in a jar. I started with about 1 cup of grains in a two quart jar. LilScrappy and I started new batches last night and I already have six jars with about 1 1/4 cup of grains in each jar! My babies is happy! The kefir now smells like the fruit I used to make it! These were made with pineapple and the kefir tastes like pineapple soda!
I am not your rolling wheels, I am the highway
I am not your carpet ride I am the sky
I am not your blowing wind, I am the lightning
I am not your autumn moon, I am the night