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The Whisky Ardvark Quiz Week 12/2024

The Whisky Ardvark Weekly whisky quiz

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. In 2016, who was appointed Wild Turkey's creative director?

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

3. From which Scottish distillery, the 15-year-old expression is matured by using the

solera system?

4. Why were the barrels initially charred from the inside by the American whiskey makers

in the early 1800s?

A. To get the pores of the wood to open up and release more flavour to the whiskey.

B. To sanitise the barrel from impurities and possible diseases. At the time, rats and

other vermin were known to house the barrels while in storage, waiting to be filled.

C. To remove traces of previous contents, such as fish and vinegar, that would affect

the taste of the whiskey. Due to whiskey's popularity, barrels were in short supply,

and virgin oak was simply not available.

D. The darkness of whiskey was believed to depend on the char level of the barrel.

The darker the char, the darker the whiskey, and the sooner it could be sold to

make a profit.

5. Identify the master blender.

6. What name were the first Kininvie single malt whiskies bottled under?

7. What was James B. Beam's middle name?

8. Which company owns the Scottish Burnobennie distillery?

9. In what decade was the Irish Green Spot whiskey first introduced?

10. The Glendronach 18-year-old is also known by what name?

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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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