Interesting facts about kvass
Until the XII century kvass in Russia was stronger and thicker than modern beer. His strength could reach up to 8%.
There are also fruit and berry varieties of kvass. Kvass of these kinds are either usual bread kvass, made with juice or flavored jam of these fruits and berries, or they are prepared from the juice of berries without adding bread or flour.
The kvass contains large amounts of vitamins B1 and E, as well as free amino acids, sugars and minerals.
By the XV century in Russia existed more than 500 sorts of kvass.
In Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, this drink is considered to be traditional.