Inns have been established since the end of the 14th century in Lithuania. Beer, mead and vodka have been sold there. According to the data of the 16th century, there were 364 beer inns, 40 mead inns, 71 vodka inn, 726 yards. Taking into account illegal inns, figures would be higher. Inns have been very popular in those times because peasants couldn‘t produce alcoholic drinks at home. Inns have been also established near abbeys, noblemen‘s dominions, manors or villages.