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The Whisky Ardvark Quiz Week 10/2024

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 Jackton distillery's blended whisky brand?

2. When was the now discontinued Balvenie 17-year-old Doublewood first introduced?

3. Name the Scottish whisky distillery.

4. Which whisky icon announced his departure on February 29th 2024, from a whisky

company he founded?

5. "Once known as the hub for industrial whiskies, I was responsible for distilling 82% of

all whisky produced in Scotland. At my peak, I was home to at least 115 licenced

distilleries. However, the poor quality of the whisky produced resulted in a decline in my

reputation, making it difficult to recover. Which whisky region am I?"

6. Name the hard-working gentleman in the picture.

7. What did Arthur Usher Jr pioneer?

A. Whisky tours. He set up the first independent company that provided tours around

Speyside for visiting whisky enthusiasts.

B. Education about whisky. He and his father, Arthur Sr, set up the first whisky

education facility in 1864 in Edinburg to teach others how to make whisky.

C. Serving whisky during theatre performances. He did this to earn extra money and

inspired the word 'ushers' who, to this day, escort viewers to their seats - minus

the whisky.

D. Whisky blending. He is credited with being the first to combine grain whiskies and

single malts to create blended whiskies.

8. Which Scottish distillery has released expressions featuring vintage Jaguar E- and C-

type cars?

9. Identify the whisky retailer hidden in the anagram.

10. What single malt expression is aged for 14 years in bourbon casks and finished in a

combination of Sauternes, Monbazillac, Moscatel and Tokaij sweet wine casks for an

additional two years?

Image by Glen Breton Whisky


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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