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The Whisky Ardvark Quiz Week 7/2024

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. Which Scottish whisky brand is named after a legend of a ghostly dog?

2. Since 2023, which distillery has three separate locations in Wales?

3. In the 1990s, which distillery released an experimental whisky called Jackson's Row - a

blond whisky meant to appeal to women?

4. Which American whiskey and spirits brand is named after Francis Elizabeth Willard, the

founder of the Women's Christian Temperance Union?

5. Identify the newly appointed managing director.

6. What is Maris Otter?

A. Maris Otter is actually not a thing but a who. This friendly otter is considered an

icon of the Blair Athol distillery located in Scotland. The famous otter used to be a

frequent visitor to the distillery site and is lovingly depicted on the distillery's Flora

& Fauna label. Unfortunately, the otter hasn't been seen since 1998.

B. A Russian whisky brand produced in the island town of Sviyazhsk. The whisky is

made by combining barrel-aged spirit with vodka, and therefore can not be

classified as a 'traditional whisky' by European standards.

C. Translated to 'otter of the sea', the industry term is used to describe whisky that

has matured out on the sea, resulting in a prominent salty flavour on the palate.

D. A type of barley first commercially harvested in the 1950s, Maris Otter is

considered a cornerstone variety of England’s craft-brewing industry. However, its

use in whisky production is declining.

7. Identify the two similar distillery names hidden in the anagram.

8. Which country is Thomson Saison a whisky brand from?

9. Identify the whisky bands from A to E that celebrate the 2024 lunar year. Each correct

answer is worth 1/4 of a point.

10. Which whisky distillery relaunched its range with 18 and 22-year-old high-end single

malts in February 2024?

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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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