Definition of kvass in English:


Syllabification: kvass
Pronunciation: /k(ə)ˈväs, kfäs


  • (Especially in Russia) a fermented drink, low in alcohol, made from rye flour or bread with malt.
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    • The making of beer, black bread, and the alcoholic drink kvass were traditionally linked in Russia.
    • Alcoholic drinks such as vodka or kvass (made from rye) are customarily served during a formal meal.
    • Old-fashioned ginger ale and root beer were lacto-fermented, as is the Russian drink kvass, and kombucha.


from Russian kvas.

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