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1

What are the five scotch regions?

Highland
Lowland
Speyside
Islay
Island

2

What are the 7 Trappist Breweries?

Belgium:
1. Achel
2. Orval
3. Chimay
4. Rochefort
5. Westmalle
6. Westvleteren (can only be had at the monastery, also maybe in heaven)

Netherlands:
7. Koningshoven

3

What is the base of Angostura bitters?

Rum is the base, gentian root as main bittering agent

4

Primary bittering herbs in Amaros, etc.

Quinine
Angelica
Gentian
Bitter Orange
Rue
Nux Vomica
Artichokes
Wormwood
Bitter Aloes
Rhubarb root

5

Aromatic botanicals in Amaros, etc.

Vanilla
Cloves
Coriander
Nutmeg
Lavender
Ginger

6

Botanicals in Fernet Branca

Bitter:
Rhubarb
Licorice
Agarico Bianco (mushroom)
Myrrh
Aloe

Aroma:
Angelica
Anise
Lemon Peel
Peppermint

7

Botanicals in Benedictine

Melissa
Arnica
Hyssop
Maidenhair Fern
Vanilla
Cinnamon
Myrhh
Coriander
Nutmeg
Cardamom
Artemisia
Pine Cone
Angelica Root
Aloe
Mace
Saffron
Grain Seeds
Juniper
Tea

8

What does D.O.M. on Benedictine mean?

Deo Optimo Maximo= To God, most Good, most Great

9

What is the base of Benedictine?

Cognac brandy

10

What is the base of Chartreuse?

Brandy

11

Botanicals used in Absinthe

Wormwood
Anise
Fennel
Coriander
Angelica
Juniper
Star Anise

11

Botanicals in Strega

Cinnamon
Iris
Juniper
Mint
Citrus peel
Cloves
Star anise
Myrhh
Nutmeg
Mace
Eucalyptus
Fennel
Saffron (for color)

12

What is the base of Aquavit?

Potato vodka

12

What is the difference between Orange Curacao and Triple Sec?

Orange Curacao has a brandy base and Triple Sec has a Neutral Grain Spirit base.

13

Botanicals in Aquavit

Fennel
Dill
Anise
Cardamom
Cloves
Citrus