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The Whisky Ardvark Quiz Week 5/2024

Updated: Feb 1

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. Who is the author of 'A Passion For Whisky'?

2. Which Scottish whisky brand has released expressions 'Fluran' and 'Fogharach'?

3. Iris went to the bal masque at the equinox. Which distillery did she visit?

4. What is 'chibidaru'?

A. A Japanese tradition where a highly valued Mizunara cask is disposed of in a

respectable manner after it has served its time maturing whiskies.

B. Translating into 'cute cask', it is a 125-litre quarter cask used to mature Japanese


C. Also known as 'chip-in-dark-russet', it is a tracking chip that some distilleries

imbed under a steel hoop of their most valuable barrels in case the vessel is

misplaced or stolen.

D. A Japanese oak variety known for its fine pores and slightly reddish tint - more

commonly used in maturing shochu.

5. Which luxury whisky brand owner has been named a premium sponsor of the 2024

Paris Olympics?

6. What is the stated age of Dalmore 'Astrum'?

7. Identify the Scottish whisky (and gin) distillery in the anagram.

8. Douglas Laing's 'The Gauldrons' is a blended malt containing whiskies from which

Scottish whisky region?

9. Released as part of the Macbeth Collection, the First Witch is a 19-year-old single malt

from which distillery?

10. What is Sliabh Liag's 'legendary' whisky brand?

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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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