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Kvass in a cup and a jar next to it

The Best & Easiest Kvass Recipe

This classic kvass is made with sweet apple juice and fermented to bubbly, tangy perfection. A classic Slavic refreshment that can be enjoyed by the whole family! 
Course Drinks
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword kvas, kvas recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 25 Servings
Calories 113kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Combine all ingredients together in a large plastic container or a couple of sealable pitchers.
    Kvass ingredients combined in a pot
  • Cover the kvass and allow it to sit for 24-48 hours in a warm place to ferment. The longer it sits, the stronger the tangy flavor will be.
    Kvass in a pot
  • Refrigerate, serve cold, and enjoy!
    Kvass in a cup and a jar next to it


Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg