Spiced Cherry Apple Kvass

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READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Rita1652

The natural alcohol level in homemade Kvass is very very low, about 0.05%-1.0%, which means that children can drink it too- a wonderful healthy alternative to high sugar fruit juices and sodas! Lack of fermentation could be caused by the type of water or honey you used- chlorinated water or commercial pasteurized honey won’t allow fermentation to occur.

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Directions

  1. Place all fruit and spices in jar. Top with water. Place on counter at room temperature for 2-3 days and give it a shake twice a day to prevent bacteria from forming on the surface. After 24 hours you`ll see fermentation bubbles.
  2. Then you should taste your brew every day to see when it is ready- that will depend on the temperature of the room and sugar content of the fruit. In a cooler kitchen, it can take up to a week to ferment. It should taste sweet and tangy and the fruit should look cooked.
  3. Strain the brew into a clean jar and store your kvass in the fridge. Place the fermented fruit and spices into a clean jar add more water and if desired more raw or fermented honey and ginger bug for the next batch which will be not as strong as the first.
  4. Keep refrigerated for up to 1 week.

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