Flashcards in Grain-Based Spirits Deck (18):
How long must straight American whiskey be aged?
At least 6 months
Corn must be a minimum of ____% of the mash bill for bourbon
Where is Glenfiddich produced?
Where is Laphroaig produced?
Name two producers of Tennessee whiskey
What is different in the production of Tennessee whiskey as opposed to bourbon whiskey?
Tennessee whiskey must be made in Tennessee, and must be filtered with maple charcoal prior to aging
How is rye whiskey different from Bourbon whiskey?
Rye whiskey is more better and powerful than bourbon. It must be 51% rye
Name two quality rye producers
What is the definition of a single malt whiskey?
Whiskey is made from malted barley in a pot still at a single distillery in Scotland
What is the definition of a blended Whisky?
A mixture of malt and grain whiskeys produced at a number of different distilleries
Name the six regions of whiskey production in Scotland
Where is Glenmorangie produced
Which region in Scotland produces the latest and least smoky scotch?
Where is The Macallan produced?
Which region in Scotland is responsible for producing peaty, smoky scotch? Name 2 producers from this region
Ardbeg, Lagavulin, Laphroaig
Name one scotch producer from Campbeltown
What is the biggest difference between scotch whiskey and Irish whiskey?
Irish whiskey uses unmalted barley instead of malted barley, making a lighter style of whiskey
(Also no peat is used in Irish whiskey, so usually less smoky than Scotch)