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The Whisky Ardvark Quiz Week 27/2023

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 year did Braes of Glenlivet distillery change its name to Braeval?

2. Which Speyside distillery released its first official bottling - a 15-year-old - in 1991?

3. Yamazaki is the oldest Japanese whisky distillery. What is the second oldest? An extra

point if you can name the year it was established.

4. Name the doctor in the picture.

5. Midleton's Dair Ghaelach is dedicated to exploring the use of what in making


6. In which country is Piccadily distillery located?

7. Which Scottish distillery is looking to increase its production capacity by 10 million litres

by 2026?

8. What is Paxarette?

A. A type of oak used to make barrels - originating from Jerez in Spain

B. An alternative to caramel colour that can be used to add colour to blended

whiskies for a deeper hue

C. A now-banned fortified and concentrated grape extract that was used to give

colour and flavour to sherried whiskies before the 1990s

D. A smoky whisky-based barbeque sauce - introduced in 2023 by Moet Hennessy,

following in the footsteps of the launch of Ardbeg BizarreBQ

9. The Sample Room Collection is a series by which Scottish whisky distillery?

10. When was Glen Elgin Flora & Fauna discontinued?

Video by The House of Suntory


0-5 Correct Answers Whisky Enthusiast

6-7 Correct Answers Whisky Nerd

8-9 Correct Answers Whisky Captain

10 Correct Answers Whisky Wizard

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