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The Whisky Ardvark Quiz Week 4/2024

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. True or False? The Ardnahoe distillery in Islay announced the closure of its visitors

centre in early January 2024 due to the current economic climate impacting the

hospitality sector.

2. Who has been quoted as saying, 'I should never have switched from Scotch to

Martinis.' as their last words?

3. In 2008, distilling equipment was stolen from which Scottish distillery?

4. The 'red-labelled' Blanton's Special Reserve was only produced around 2005, for which

exclusive market?

5. Which one of these is a distillery and not just a brand name? Ancnoc, Tobermory,

Kilkerran or Ballechin?

6. What is a 'tierce'?

A. A small batch of whisky, blended by combining three single casks.

B. A special tier, level or a spot in a warehouse, known for some reason, ageing

whisky exceptionally well.

C. A rare occurrence where slow-running sap-like whisky 'tears' form on the bottom

of a leaking barrel.

D. A cask with a capacity of ~160 litres - one-sixth of a tun.

7. Identify the distillery name hidden in the anagram.

8. Name the whisky and spirits writer in the picture.

9. How many Scottish single malt distilleries are celebrating their 200th bicentennial in


10. What year did William Larue Weller's bourbon first appear in the Antique Collection?

Image by Scotch Whisky Memes Facebook


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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