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1

How long must straight American whiskey be aged?

At least 6 months

2

Corn must be a minimum of ____% of the mash bill for bourbon

51%

3

Where is Glenfiddich produced?

Speyside

4

Where is Laphroaig produced?

Islay

5

Name two producers of Tennessee whiskey

Jack Daniels
George Dickel

6

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

7

How is rye whiskey different from Bourbon whiskey?

Rye whiskey is more better and powerful than bourbon. It must be 51% rye

8

Name two quality rye producers

Sazerac
Rittenhouse

9

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

10

What is the definition of a blended Whisky?

A mixture of malt and grain whiskeys produced at a number of different distilleries

11

Name the six regions of whiskey production in Scotland

Highlands
Lowlands
Speyside
Islay
Campbeltown
Islands

12

Where is Glenmorangie produced

Highland

13

Which region in Scotland produces the latest and least smoky scotch?

Lowland

14

Where is The Macallan produced?

Speyside

15

Which region in Scotland is responsible for producing peaty, smoky scotch? Name 2 producers from this region

Islay
Ardbeg, Lagavulin, Laphroaig

16

Name one scotch producer from Campbeltown

Springbank

17

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)

18

What style of scotch is Canada most well known for?

Blended rye whiskey's