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1

What is the Formula to Convert the Proof
of the Alcohol to Percentage of Alcohol

Divide the Number of Proof by 2.

2

What are the Four Major Steps in
Producing Whiskey?

Mashing
Fermentation
Distilling
Aging

3

Where Does Whiskey get its Color and
Flavor?

From the Oak Barrels in which it is Aged

4

What is the Minimum Time Requirement
For Aging Whiskey in the US?

2 years Minimum

5

What are the two types of stills used for distilling?

Pot Still and Continuous Column Still

6

Where is Bourbon Whiskey Made?

Bourbon County Kentucky

7

What is the ingredient in Jack Daniels that is
said to make people mean?

Sour Mash

8

What are the five ideal conditions for storing wine?

1. Lay it on it's side
2. Dark Environment
3. Cool Environment (50-59 Degrees Farenheit)
4. Plenty of Oxygen
5. Level of Humidity

9

What are the four grades of Brandy?

1. 3 Stars: Low Grade
2. VSOP: Fine brandy
3. Grande Champagne: Very Fine Brandy
4. Cognac: Finest Quality

10

Five Broad Divisions for Classifying Brandy

1. Fruits
2. Seeds
3. Herbs
4. Peels
5. Cremes

11

Two Ways of Making Cordials

Percolation and Maceration

12

What is Gin made from?

Juniper Berries

13

Where is Tequila made?

In the state of Jalisco Mexico, in the city of Tequila

14

What is Tequila made from?

The Agave Plant

15

What is Rum also known as?

The sneak up Alcohol

16

Where does the best Port wine come from?

Portugal

17

What is Muscatel?

Wine made from the Muscat grape

18

What is another term for Liqueur?

Cordial

19

What is it that gives Scotch its smoky flavor?

the peet fires that burn under the barley

20

Where does Jack Daniels come from?

Lynchberg Tennessee

21

What is Rum made from?

Sugar Cain

22

How many times must Irish Whiskey be distilled
according to Irish Law?

3 times

23

What is a similar liquor that is related to Tequila
but is not Tequila?

Mezcal