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The Whisky Ardvark Quiz Week 1/2024

Welcome to the Whisky Ardvark Quiz with our in-house Quiz Master Duncan Ross!

To keep the fun in the game, please restrain yourself from using the internet to cheat before the answers are revealed at the end of this quiz.

Have fun!

1. What is the name of the new Lowland grain distillery owned by Mossburn Distillers?

2. What is 'durum'?

A. An old Gaelic nickname for a malt master.

B. A tun with a capacity of 1,000 litres, used mainly to marry blends together.

C. A type of wheat that can be used to make whiskey but is more commonly used for

making pasta.

D. The distinct sound a perfectly crafted barrel produces when ready for maturing


3. Where are Scottish whisky distilleries Deerness and Kimbland located?

4. Identify the five whiskies by bottle shapes. Each correct answer is worth 1/4 of a point.

5. 2024 is a milestone year for many Scottish distilleries. Why?

6. Identify the anagrammed brand.

7. Which one of these three is a distillery located in Ireland? Ahascragh, Aphanniecragh

or Abhutcragh? (yes, read them out loud)

8. What year was Miyagikyo distillery established?

9. The Buffalo Trace Distillery has collaborated with a famous American singer/songwriter

who is known for his love of Tennessee whiskey to create a new blended whisky called

'Traveller'. Can you name the celebrity behind the brand?

10. Which two English-speaking countries only acquire single malt whisky to be aged for

two years?

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0-3 Correct Answers Whisky Enthusiast

4-6 Correct Answers Whisky Nerd

7-9 Correct Answers Whisky Wizard

10 Correct Answers Whisky Master

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