Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Traditional Russian recipe that has a multi-day process to it. Kvass is considered the tsar of thirst quenchers in Russia - low-alcohol, beer like drink full of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids that stimulates the circulation and keeps the intestines healthy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the cherries in 4 1/2 qts water for about 1 hour and leave to cool to room temperature.
  2. Strain the juice, add the yeast and sugar, leave to ferment for 24 hours.
  3. Pour into bottles, add the raisins equally and seal tightly. Let the kvass chill and rest for 4 days before use.

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