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The Whisky Ardvark Quiz Week 14/2024

The Whisky Ardvark 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. Singleton of Glendullan is primarily available in what country?

2. Which distillery will open its door to the public on the 7th of June 2024?

3. Identify the whisky distilleries by logos. Each correct answer is worth 1/4 of a point.

4. The first edition of Black Bowmore 1964 was released in 1993. How much did it retail at

the time of its release? £80, £120, £200 or £300?

5. In 1972, which independent bottler had to auction off all of its stock—167 pages worth

—in a two-day London auction for financial reasons?

6. At the end of March 2024, which distillery launched its core range cask-strength

whisky, partially aged in STR casks?

7. When Gordon & MacPhail reopened the Benromach distillery in 1998, which public

figure inaugurated the opening?

8. In what Irish distillery is The Pogues whiskey made?

9. Who was Johnnie Walker's 'Striding Man' based on?

A. He was based on a London dandy, a self-made person from a middle-class

upbringing who imitated the lifestyle of an aristocrat.

B. James Andrew Buckingham (1789-1866), who was a nobleman and a benefactor

for the less fortunate. Unfortunately, his fellow noblemen did not appreciate his

generosity and he was cast from high society. He later became a hero icon for the


C. Charles Henry Cobbledick (1790-1851), who was an aristocrat, a poet and a big

fan of wines and spirits. As a patron to the House of Lords, he used his influence

to implement his view on spirits and helped pass multiple laws that would benefit

the future whisky industry.

D. George Bryan Brummell, AKA Beau Brummell (1778-1840), who was a well-

dressed, educated man who befriended George, Prince of Wales, with his

impeccable sense of style. Unfortunately, he lived his life beyond his means,

eventually dying in poverty.

10. In what year was Hunter Laing established after separating from the independent

bottling company Douglas Laing?


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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