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Eating Out - July 2, 2021

Kombucha with a bite

Paly grad's startup Jiant taps into kombucha craze with alcoholic brews

by Heather Zimmerman

True to his Palo Alto roots, Aaron Telch says that Jiant, the beverage company he co-founded, has "a garage story, except it happened to be in the kitchen." Telch, a Palo Alto High School grad, began developing Jiant's signature product — alcoholic, or "hard," kombucha — four years ago in the Santa Monica apartment he shared with his girlfriend.

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