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1

what midori classic is about to have its 30th birthday?

A Japanese slipper is an IBA Official Cocktail made from Midori, Cointreau, and lemon juice.

It was CREATED in 1984

by JEAN-PAUL BOURGUIGNON

at MIETTA'S Restaurant in Melbourne

2

What is the unique tincture in zubrowka?

BISON GRASS (Polish Vodka)

3

What does cuarenta y tres' refer to on a bottle of liquor 43?

SPANISH and Papiamentu FOR "43". It has aromatic herbs and spices, and a total 43 different ingredients

4

What is a Lyne arm?

In a pot still, the arm running from the head of the still to the condenser.

5

What is the prominent flavour profile of TIA MARIA?

JAMAICAN COFFEE BEANS

6

What year did YELLOW CHARTREUSE come to life?

IN 1838,

the Chartreuse distillers developed a sweeter form of Chartreuse : "Yellow Chartreuse" (40% ALCOHOL, 80 proof).

7

What production process makes RUSSIAN STANDARD PLATINUM stand out from the rest?

Filtered additional two times through silver.

8

What makes MT GAY BLACK BARREL so unique?

In a process called finishing, the blended rum is then matured for a second time in deeply charred BOURBON OAK BARRELS.

9

What is the oldest distillery of islay whisky in Scotland?

BOWMORE 1779

10

Where did the name 'CUTTY SARK' com from?

The name comes from the River Clyde–built CLIPPER SHIP Cutty Sark, whose name came from the Scots language term "cutty-sark", the short shirt [skirt] prominently mentioned in the famous poem by Robert Burns, "Tam o' Shanter". THE CREATOR, Edrington plc of Glasgow, main office is less than 10 miles from the birthplace of the famous clipper ship of the same name.

11

What type of melons are used to make midori?

Midori is made from two fresh melons, YUBARI and MUSK, which are sourced exclusively in Japan.

12

What makes Auchentoshan unique from other scotch?

Auchentoshan is the only scoth that is TRIPLE DISTILLED.

13

Bowmore is one of the only distilleries left in Scotland that still practices a traditional method of malting barley. What is it called?

FLOOR MALTING this creates 'GREEN MALT'

14

How many kilos of Arbequina olives are needed to make 1 litre of its distillate?

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