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Ukrainian Cossack Kvas

010816Kvass is a very popular and beloved drink among Ukrainians. Today there are a lot of factory-made versions of this drink however homemade kvass is always the best.

This ancient Ukrianin drink has a one-of-a-kind tender taste with lemon notes.

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Beet kvas

beet kvass Ingredients:
  • 1-2 fresh beets
  • 3 l (liter) water
  • a rye-bread crust
  • 3 liter glass bottle


Wash the beets, peel and cut them. Place the cut beetroot in the bottle and pour it with cooled boiled water (3 liter)....

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Apple kvas

  • 1 1/2 kg of sour apples
  • 5 l (liter) of water
  • 2-2 1/2 glasses of sugar/ honey
  • cinnamon - to taste
  • lemon/ orange zest
  • 1/2-1 glass of ashberry juice
  • 10-15 g of yeast
  • raisins - to...
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Cossack kvas

Rye beer recipeIngredients:
  • 500 g of rye breadcrumbs
  • 7 l (liter) of water
  • 20 g of yeast
  • 1 tsp of flour
  • 400 g of sugar
  • 1 lemon

Pour boiling water over rye breadcrumbs and draw the mixture...

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