tel_pic +7 495 991-72-70
9am – 9pm (Moscow time)
 
Bridgetomoscow. Main page

Квас-/kvas/-bread drink

 

Coming to Russia in summer time you should definitely taste a traditional Russian beverage known as kvas. It is a fermented drink made from black rye or rye bread. It contains up to 1,2% of alcohol though is not considered as alcoholic beverage. That is why even children are permitted to consume it.  It is also used as a major ingredient of summertime soup known as okroshka. The origin of kvas goes back five centuries to the start of beer production. In Eastern Europe it has been a common drink affordable by all strata of society . The word kvas is from the word "kvasit" which means to ferment, to make sour.

In warm summer kvas is a proper drink to slake your thirst in your Moscow city break.


 

A Word A Day

Editor’s choice
Dog sledding
Explore charming old towns of the Golden Ring.​
Golden Ring tours
 
Bridge The Time Gap
Red Square, Moscow, 1872 Red Square, Moscow, 1872 see how this place looks today Learn the history with your Moscow tour guide