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The Whisky Ardvark Quiz Week 9/2024

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 company acquired Campbell Distillers, known for its Clan Campbell blend, in


2. What type of cask is this whisky release finished in?

3. Which whisky distillery estate will offer a Cirque du Soleil experience titled 'Spirit' in

May 2024?

4. Who is this man, and why was he in the news?

5. True or False? Nc'Nean was the first B Corp-certified Scottish distillery.

6. In relation to whisky, where is the word 'alligator' used?

A. Some whisky distillery owners in the early 1900s were called 'alligators' due to

their expensive alligator skin shoes, which only the wealthy could afford,

displaying their success to other whisky makers.

B. It is used to describe a heavy charring of the inside of the barrel, which resembles

the skin of an alligator.

C. It is a term used to describe a machine that turns malt on the floor, which has

spikes that resemble alligator teeth.

D. During long sea voyages in the early 1800s, alligators (in reality, crocodiles) were

used to store the precious whisky when barrels broke on the ship. This was also

done with other animal skins, but the term 'alligator whisky' stuck since it was a

popular choice.

7. Which spirits company sponsored its title golf tournament between 1973 and 2007?

8. Identify the whisky company in the anagram.

9. What Irish distillery produces a single malt called Athru?

10. Which American whiskey brand introduced its first core range single malt in February


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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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