Drinking & Nightlife

This is a country of beer lovers, though alus (beer) is far from the only thirst-quencher: cider's common and midus (mead) is making a comeback. Vynas (wine) has made inroads into urban drinking habits, while vodka and fruit liqueurs are served cold and drunk quickly. Rustic pubs are a prevailing theme – whether centuries-old vaults or faux-historic taverns lined with hunting regalia – while Vilnius' and Kaunas' club scene has greater diversity.