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Pass the Kvassier

At Portland's traditional Russian zakuski (Russian small plates) restaurant, Kachka, Israel Morales mixes together brandy and rye kvass, which he calls a "natural marriage."

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Alexander the Peacemaker

This Russia-meets-Midwest cocktail from Portland's Kachka blends vanilla ice cream with San Francisco’s unpasteurized Nash Kvass and cocoa nib-infused overproof rum.

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Bitter Orange Kvasstail

This citrusy Collins-like pitcher cocktail highlights the effervescence and earthiness of kvass with seltzer and gin. It’s an uncomplicated drink, too.