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Meet Your New Summer Flings

 

Guess what we've just dropped right in time for the silly season. Not one, but TWO new Limited Batch flaves exclusive to Woolies for you to sip and enjoy this summer.

In the greatest comeback since Kath & Kim announced their return to the screen, Remedy Kombucha Pavlova is BACK! Yup, after the success of this limited batch flave last year, we're bringing back our version of the quintessential Aussie summer dessert! Because what's summer without a good classic pav?!

Next up, we have a NEW brand spanker that could just be our best summer refresher yet - Remedy Kombucha Pink Grapefruit. Not only is this flave perfect for drinking by the pool, it also pairs perfectly with gin. Not that we've tested it.

You're going to want to be quick as these Limited Batch flaves are dropping into your local Woolies fridges this week and are only around for four weeks or until sold out. 


Let’s talk Energy Drinks (and why you should swap to Remedy K!CK)

We’ve all had a time in our lives when we guzzle caffeine like it’s going out of fashion. Maybe it’s because your newborn is screaming like the new cot is lava, the in-laws are (not so) subtly suggesting Christmas at yours or yup, it’s just another Monday morning.

We get it.

Life is hectic, but our brand-new energy drink, Remedy K!CK, is simple.
Remedy K!CK is the wiser energiser that goes hard on the caffeine (hello 80mg) but is slow on the release-  see ya jitters, sugar crashes and sugar highs. We're making energy drinks good again, and by good, we mean glorious, fruity and totally smashable. Because, well, we're firm believers that ‘fluoro green’ is not an actual flavour.

But just how have we done it?
It's all thanks to a tiny seed called the green coffee bean. No nasties. Nothing artificial. Just a smoother, more enduring energy hit that will have you ready to take on whatever life might throw at you. Did we also mention that Remedy K!CK contains the same caffeine as traditional energy drinks? C'mon, you know we'd never dream of depriving you of that sweet energy.

This is a drink you're not going to want to sleep on (literally), or maybe it's precisely the fix you're looking for to charge you into the night. Either way, we can't wait for you to try our brand-new caffeine hit in a can. Get ready to K!CK your goals (and get the much-needed edge when it comes to the inevitable Christmas ham wars).

 

Wondered how Remedy K!CK stacks up to your favourite energy drinks? We've got you.Wondered how Remedy K!CK stacks up to your favourite energy drinks? We've got you.

Remedy’s Ripper Summer Gift Guide

REMEDY GIFT GUIDE
The Christmas is creepin' up fast, and if you're one of those people who notoriously leaves gift buying to the last minute, dont fret. We got you covered with our ultimate Remedy gift guide. Whatever the occasion, whoever it's for, we've got the perfect gift ready to roll. 

FOR YOURSELF
This year we’re normalising buying presents for ourselves, and we’re taking the guilt out of energy drinks (double whammy!). How do they relate? Well, we’ve made Remedy K!CK, an all natural energy drink packed full of caffeine- designed to leave out the crashes and jitters, so you’re on your game when those 16 relatives flock in for the hols. We can’t think of a better expression of self-love than to give yourself a much-needed boost for the long Turkey stuffing tutorials (and the NYE hangover) with a couple of cases of Remedy K!CK. 

FOR YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER
Get bae into the Christmas spirit with a gift that will spice up their life- Remedy Ginger Lemon Kombucha (obviously). It’s fiery, tangy and oh-so-delicious. Fresh ginger adds warmth, while real lemon adds a citrus spark – this drink just feels like Christmas. They’ll be sippin’ on this classic (with a twist), wondering how they bagged such a good one. 

FOR YOUR MATE
So you’re in that weird in-between stage with a new friend where you’re not quite ready to hike Machu Picchu together, but you have committed to a regular Real Housewives viewing party?  We feel you. For the newcomer, surprise and delight with our Remedy Blood Orange Switchel ACV. This underdog of the Remedy fam is an excellent drop for a newbie dipping their toes into the world of fermented drinks (and their friendship with you).

FOR YOUR DAD
If It's the eighth year in a row you’ve found yourself casually perusing the hardware store website, slowly and carefully hovering your mouse over the ‘add to cart’, maybe it’s time to shake things up. We love getting on the tools, but c’mon, surely dad has enough Ryobi and Karcher in the garage by now. Do you know what we reckon we would froth? Remedy Sodaly. Our brand new all natural soft drink with no sugar! With a flavour profile that’ll take him back to his glory days of sippin’ on a cheeky lemon squash at the local watering hole. Don’t be surprised if the empties go straight to the pool room.

FOR YOUR MUM
Mums do a freakin’ lot (even when you don’t ask- hello undies stocking). So, this Chrissy, take a load off her plate and fill up ‘er cup (over and over again) with a delish Remedy subscription. It’s quite literally the gift that keeps on giving and one that’ll have you reclaiming your former angel-child glory. So, grab mum a weekly, fortnightly, or monthly Remedy delivery and really show how superior a child you are to your siblings.

FOR THE TEACHER
Ah, the one that puts up with your kid every day. A toughie, but we’ve got the fix. Quickly avert your eyes from the Facebook ads assuring you they want nothing more than a mug of 4B’s faces or some funky stationery. They don’t. What they do want is some fruity, smashable summer bevvies they can enjoy with their mates by the pool as they gear up for another year with smelly children. Help make this a reality and really show up all the other snooty parents with a Remedy Sodaly Mixed Case. You’ll get those brownie points for years to come.

FOR YOUR BOSS
What do you get the person that already has it all? A boatload of Remedy SHOTS, of course. Give your boss the gift of smugness – and trust us, they’ll be the smuggest of them all when they’re knocking back a digestion shot before tucking in at the work Christmas party and are bright-eyed and bushy-tailed with an immunity shot in hand the next day.  Trust us on this, they’re the only shots you can give to your boss that won't raise HR’s eyebrows. 

FOR THE FAMILY LUNCH
Forget the fruit cake (because, let’s be honest, nobody likes it anyway) and bring the fruitiest gift of them all, a Remedy Kombucha mixed case. Rest assured that, unlike the ‘rigged’ Christmas crackers and breakfast champagnes, this addition won’t end in tears. Our kombucha is vegan, gluten-free and contains no sugar, so you'll be prepared with artillery when aunty says “she’s trying to be good”. 

FOR YOUR BESTIE
Your bestie gives you ENERGY, so why not give ‘em some back? Remedy K!CK is the wiser energiser for your BFF. If you’re thinking, “my bestie is already crazy enough”, then rest assured K!CK won’t be driving them up the walls but instead give them an enduring energy hit to smash their goals. So, sit back, relax and watch your BFF rock around the Christmas tree with their newfound energy.

 

SCARY GOOD INGREDIENTS

While some of our ingredients might LOOK scary (no names mentioned, SCOBY) – they're far from it - they're bloody awesome. We're fusspots when it comes to our ingredients - annoyingly fussy, but that's what makes our bevvies so damn great. We never use artificial flavours or colours (coz they're gross). Instead, we source high-quality, all natural ingredients ensuring no sugar is added to any of our Remedy drinks (yeah, da boys).

Fun fact: We don't use juice for flavourings because they usually have a high sugar content. However, we use ginger juice and lemon juice in a few of our products because they have very low fermentable sugars (it's science). For our other beveraginos, we use all natural flavours and extracts, which are the flavour components of the fruit without the sugar.

Let's break down some of our ingredients and why they're so scarily good.

 

MOTHER CULTURE / SCOBY

Found in Remedy Kombucha, Remedy K!CK, Remedy Immune+ Shot, Remedy Energy Shot

Ever wondered what that weird alien-looking thing is in kombucha? We'll come right out and say it – it's gross. It's the stuff of 80s B-grade horror films. As disturbing as it looks, the SCOBY (symbiotic community of good bacteria and yeast), or mother culture, is the workhorse in our kombucha brews and is a key ingredient in real, raw kombucha. 

Have no fear if you have ever seen some floaty bits in your kombucha and freaked out! Strands or small pieces of our live kombucha SCOBY or 'mother' may appear in your booch. While they may seem weird the first time, you see them in your drink, rest assured, these are signs of a natural, healthy kombucha that is unpasteurised and full of goodness. They are perfectly normal and safe. In fact, it's a good sign of a very healthy kombucha!


BLACK & GREEN TEA

Found in Remedy Kombucha, Remedy K!CK, Remedy Immune+ Shot, Remedy Energy Shot

In kombucha makin', the first and very important step at Remedy is to brew a huge pot of tea. And, well, everyone knows that green tea is good for you, right? The reason for this is because of all of the healthy antioxidants that naturally occur in green and black tea. Tea antioxidants, otherwise known as polyphenols, may help your body fight illness. They're seriously the REAL lesser-known powerhouse of a good kombucha.

In science-speak, antioxidants have been found to scavenge for free radicals in the body and prevent them from causing cell damage. Some tea blends have less or more polyphenols depending on quality, which can even be impacted by what season the tea was harvested!

Polyphenols also vary on the tea type (i.e. green, black, oolong, jasmine or hibiscus). We select the highest quality organic tea for our brew. We use a mixture of certified organic green tea for its high polyphenol properties and certified organic black tea for its rich superior taste.

Keen to know more about polyphenols? Read up on one of our fave ingredients here.


APPLE CIDER VINEGAR (ACV)

Found in Remedy Sodaly, Remedy Switchel ACV, Remedy Digestion Shot

We love apple cider vinegar AKA ACV for many reasons: it can aid digestion, it can help regulate and stabilise blood sugar levels, and it may promote good heart health and help keep cholesterol low. While we love this ingredient, we don't necessarily love necking it straight! This is why we use ACV as a base to make some of the best-tasting fizzies, Remedy Switchel ACV and Remedy Sodaly.

We could talk about ACV for hours, but nobody wants that. You can check out this nifty dedicated blog post if you're interested in learning more. Fun!


GREEN COFFEE BEAN EXTRACT

Found in Remedy K!CK, Remedy Energy Shot

Green coffee bean extract is derived from raw coffee beans that haven't been roasted yet. Its chemical profile is pretty different to roasted coffee beans. When left raw, green coffee bean extract contains high levels of a group of antioxidants known as chlorogenic acids, which can help lower blood pressure and may reduce your risk for chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

While green coffee bean doesn't have AS much caffeine as their roasted counterpart, it t has a slower, more enduring caffeine kick that will power you through the day (or night!). A much nicer option than taurine and guarana – nobody likes those energy drink shakes!

 

GINGER

Found in Remedy Switchel ACV, Remedy Digestion Shot, Remedy Kombucha Ginger Lemon

The word superfood gets thrown around a lot. Like A LOT a lot, and sometimes hard to tell the difference between a fad and the real deal. When it comes to superfood superhero status, ginger is the OG. It's one radical rhizome that has stood the test of time for hundreds, if not thousands of years, in traditional and herbal medicine. Here at Remedy, we're huge fans of ginger and have made damn sure it's a key ingredient in some of our fan favourites. 

With anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties, it's said that ginger can help fight infection and is a great natural option to support your immunity. SCIENCE SPEAK: Ginger is also a diaphoretic, which means it works from the inside out to heat your body which is just what you need when it's wet and chilly outside

The main reason ginger is so g-damn great is that it is anti-inflammatory and full of antioxidants. It's also well known for its calming effect on your gut – you bloody ripper. 


STEVIA & ERYTHRITOL

Found in all Remedy drinks

Ever wondered how our Remedy bevvies have a sweet taste without having any of the sugar? We add a touch of plant-based sweeteners, stevia, and erythritol (aka fermented glucose) at the end of the natural fermentation process. This adds back a hint of sweetness and balances out the flavours after we naturally brew out all of the sugar in our drinks. The stevia and erythritol we use are 100% natural (no artificial sweeteners over here!).

Stevia is a plant that belongs to the chrysanthemum family, which grows in Paraguay and Brazil. It contains no fructose yet is 300 times sweeter than sugar. Erythritol, aka fermented glucose, is a naturally occurring nectar commonly found in pears, watermelons, grapes and other fermented products like wine (yum), cheese (double yum) and soy sauce (all the yums). Both stevia and erythritol have been used as natural sweeteners in many parts of the world for hundreds of years, so it's not a new thing.

 

ACEROLA CHERRIES

Found in Remedy Immune+ Shot

Acerola cherries (also known as Barbados cherries or West Indian cherries) are one of the highest natural sources of Vitamin C. They initially gained popularity in 1940, when Puerto Rican scientists discovered that these little cherries contained up to 100x more Vitamin C than oranges (wowza!). We use acerola cherries in our Remedy Immune+ shot, so you can get 25% of your Vitamin C RDI from just one little mini but mighty shot!

 

QUINOA SPROUTS

Found in Remedy Immune+ Shot

Sprouted quinoa in your drink? We know it sounds strange, but they're a pretty magic ingredient. Quinoa sprouts are high in Vitamin B6, which can not only improve mood but may help with brain development and keep the nervous system and immune system healthy. That's a big yes from us. 

GINSENG

Found in Remedy K!CK, Remedy Energy Shot

This ingredient looks spooky, but it's a root that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries! Ginseng doesn't just contain antioxidants; it may also help with brain health, immune function, and blood sugar control and can fight tiredness and increase energy levels.