Eurasia has many distinctive and unique drinks. Many (but not all) of these are derived as ways to preserve caloric and/or nutritional value through fermentation or sugaring. Most traditional fermented drinks are not fermented to the point of being properly alcoholic, such as beer, but rather simply preserved, such as yogurt. Thus, these are source of probiotics and considered quite healthy, even for young consumers.

Medovukha: The King of Slavic Honey Drinks

Medovukha (медовуха) is a Slavic honey-based alcoholic beverage. It is one of the most recent and perhaps the best known iteration of a long evolutionary tree of Russian honey-based beverages that can be traced all the way back to the Old Slavs. In Russia today, some argue that a return to these honey drinks, which […]

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