Kvass is Russian for "leaven" and is a 16th century beer-like beverage made with grains - wheat, rye, barley, etc - or dark rye bread, and often has additions of sugars, birch sap, berries, fruits; the process is akin to ancient beer brewing. It's basically a fermentation of what's around with a simple bakers yeast. It's low in alcohol and often flavored with herbs or fruits to knock the bitter edge out.

A national drink for Russia, but also found throughout Eastern Europe.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 0.5-2.5%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Avg
Ochakovskiy KvassOchakovo2.001182.84
KvasAll Stars Bakery0.50403.45
KvassJester King Brewery3.40343.95
KvassBeaver Brewing Company2.00273.73
Khlebny KrayBaltika Breweries1.20262.94
Monastyrskiy KvasMonastyrskiy Kvas1.50253
Nicola TraditionalDeka Brewery1.20213.18
Shopping SpreeFonta Flora Brewery2.30204.03
Kvas TarasSlavutych Brewery1.20203.37
Moskvas KlassicheskiyMoskovskaya Pivovarennaya Kompaniya1.20163.02
Valve Jockey #2 Imperial KvassBent Paddle Brewing Co.6.50143.8
Gubernija Duonos Gira KvassGubernija Brewery0.50132.91
Krushka & Bochka KvassPivovarinniy Zavod Samko ? 123.15
Obolon Kwas ChlebowyObolon Brewery ? 122.95
Nesher MaltTempo Beer Industries LTD ? 103.18
Danilo Classic KvasDarl, Tov ? 103.39
Monastyrskiy Okroshka KvasMonastyrskiy Kvas ? 93.38
Monastyrskiy Black Currant KvasMonastyrskiy Kvas ? 93.47
UndergroundFonta Flora Brewery2.7093.73
Smoke SignalsFonta Flora Brewery2.8084.09
Notes Of WhoaTired Hands Brewing Company4.2083.94
Northern CultureFoam Brewers3.5083.44
Kvas YahontMoskovskaya Pivovarennaya Kompaniya1.2073.26
PigMosaPig Pounder Brewery4.1063.67
Lidsky KvasLidskoye Pivo OAO0.5063.23
Gubernija Khlebny KvassGubernija Brewery ? 63.2
Verkin KvasMonastyrskiy Kvas ? 63.14
Danilo Okroshka KvasDarl, Tov ? 63.16
Smetoniška GiraVolfas Engelman1.2063.01
MaltyIsrael Beer Breweries Ltd.0.5053.46
Handsome AngelineSteel String Brewery3.3043.83
Ilguciema KvassIlgezeem ? 43.19
Raspberry Infused Imperial KvassBent Paddle Brewing Co.6.4044.03
Stepan TimofeyevichDeka Brewery ? 43.39
Drevlyansky KvassRadomyshlskij Pivovarennyj Zavod ? 43.91
Olimpia KvasSP Etrus ? 42.21
Gubernija KbacGubernija Brewery ? 42.46
Nicola OkroshkaDeka Brewery ? 43
KvassScratch Brewing Company4.1044.14
Danilo Pohmilny KvasDarl, Tov ? 43.19
Borodinskiy KvasBorodino ZAO1.2043.57
Monastyrskiy Honey KvasMonastyrskiy Kvas ? 33.3
Rīgas KvassGutta0.5033.17
Ramūno Čižo KaimiškasRamūno Čižo Alaus Darykla ? 33.46
Old Vilnius Kvass (Gira)Old Vilnius Cafe ? 33.45
Buket Chuvashii Kvas Хлебный (Bread)Cheboksarskaya Pivovariya "Buket Chuvashii"1.2033.13
Monastyrskiy Cranberry KvasMonastyrskiy Kvas ? 33.53
Trial Of DmitriBenchtop Brewing Company4.1034.26
Khlebny DarAqualife ? 23.35
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