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Zbiten with hop.

Zbitten is simple and great old Russian beverage especially during the cold months.


Zbiten - an old Russian beverage made from of red sweet wine, honey, with herbs tea and spices. It gives great health, a strength for man and beauty for women.


2 pint (1 litre) water
1/17 oz (0,2 g) cloves
1/15 oz (0,3 g) cinnamon
1/6 oz (3 g) hop
2 oz sugar
4 oz fresh honey


1. Bring to boil the water, add the cloves, cinnamon, hop, sugar and  honey. 

2. Cook and stir over medium heat for 10 - 15 minutes. 

3. Remove from heat. Strain and discard. 

4. Serve hot.