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1

At what temperature does ethanol vaporise?
a) 55.6 °C
b) 78.3 °C
c) 94.8 °C

b) 78.3 °C

2

What is the term used to describe a fermented liquid?
a) wort
b) wash
c) mash

b) wash

3

Which portion has the highest concentration of ethanol?
a) heads
b) heart
c) tails

b) heart

4

What is a congener?
a) aroma and flavour compounds found in spirits
b) process at which alcohol condenses and drops back into the wash
c) the arm of the still that runs to the condenser

a) aroma and flavour compounds found in spirits

5

What is Cognac’s most important grape variety?
a) Colombard
b) Ugni Blanc
c) Folle Blanche

b) Ugni Blanc

6

What is the name of the pot still used in Cognac?
a) Charentais
b) Brouillis
c) Fin Bois

a) Charentais

7

Which grape is second in importance for Armagnac production?
a) Folle Blanche
b) Baco 22A
c) Ugni Blanc

b) Baco 22A

8

Which barrel is most commonly used for ageing Scotch?
a) ex-Rum
b) ex- Bourbon
c) ex- Sherry

b) ex- Bourbon

9

What is the minimum ageing time for a Scotch Whisky?
a) one year
b) two years
c) three years

c) three years

10

How many times is an Irish Whiskey traditionally distilled?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three

c) Three

11

What is backset?
a) what the spirit is called after the first distillation in producing Bourbon
b) acidic residue left at the base of the Beer still
c) process of adding in caramel colouring agent before bottling

b) acidic residue left at the base of the Beer still

12

Which grain must be a minimum 51% of the mash bill in Bourbon?
a) corn
b) rye
c) wheat

a) corn

13

What is the base material used in the production of Rhum Agricole?
a) sugar cane juice
b) sugar beet juice
c) molasses

a) sugar cane juice

14

How long is Reposado Tequila aged for?
a) rested for 2 months with the addition of caramel
b) aged in wood for a minimum of 2 months and maximum of one year
c) aged in oak barrels for a minimum of 3 years

b) aged in wood for a minimum of 2 months and maximum of one year

15

How long does it take the blue agave plant to mature?
a) 3 years
b) 8 years
c) 14 years

b) 8 years

16

What is cold-compounded Gin?
a) a London Dry Gin that uses a Carterhead still
b) when flavours are simply added to the base spirit
c) a distilled Gin that adds rose petals and cucumber before bottling

b) when flavours are simply added to the base spirit

17

What botanical must de dominant in Gin?
a) orris root
b) juniper
c) citrus peel

b) juniper

18

Which of the following best describes a wheat Vodka?
a) light, crisp and dry style
b) unique creamy texture
c) richly textured with a hint of anise

c) richly textured with a hint of anise

19

Which of the following anise based spirits must contain liquorice root?
a) Ouzo
b) Raki
c) Pastis

c) Pastis

20

Which liqueur category does Kahlua belong in?
a) nuts
b) coffee
c) chocolate

b) coffee

21

Which liqueur category does Advocaat belong in?
a) fruit
b) cream
c) egg

c) egg

22

Another name for Wort?

Distillers Beer

23

Bourbon.
Initial distillation takes place in what kind of Still?

Beer Still

24

What type of barrels is Bourbon matured in?

New charred American Oak

25

Where does the colour of Bourbon have to come from?

Barrels

26

What type of flavour does a New charred American Oak impart?

Sweet Flavours.
Coconut
Vanilla.

27

The term "Straight" in Bourbon production means?

51% Corn.
80% Distilled max abv.
New Oak Barrels

28

Whisky distilled in a Pot Still only is what?

Malt Whisky

29

Whisky distilled in a Column Still is?

Grain Whisky

30

Malt Whisky can be a combination of Malted Barley and Other Grains.
True / False?

False.
Barley only

31

Dissolving the Soluble Starches in water, making it possible for the enzymes to convert the starch into sugar is called?

Mashing

32

What is the unfermented Sugary Mashed Solution called?

Wort

33

What is the "Fermented liquid" to be distilled called?

Wash

34

Scotish Whisky has to be matured to a minimum of?

3 Years

35

Does Scotish Whisky have to be matured in the distillery it was produced in?

No

36

Is Grain Whisky Peated?

No

37

Blending Whisky of differant ages but all from the same distillery is?

Single Malt

38

What is a Blended Whiskey?

Whiskey made blends of Whisky's from different distillers.

39

What sets an Irish Whiskey apart?

Unmalted Barley.
No Peat.
Triple Distillation

40

Scottish Whisky is distilled to?

94.8%

41

A spirit which has a high concentration of Ethanol is said to be?

Highly Rectified

42

The greater degree of Rectification the lower number of?

Congeners

43

What effects the flavour profile of Rum the most?

Length of ferment.

44

What kind of Still is Rum Agricole distilled in?

Single Column

45

Nearly all Rums are Blends?
True / False

True

46

Rum distillation is typically in a Column or Pot Still?

Both

47

What type of Still is used for Dark Rum?

Pot

48

Where is Cachaca made?

Brazil

49

What is the first distillation batch in Cognac called?

Brouillis

50

What is a Wine Heater called?

Chauffe Vin

51

What is a clear unaged Armagnac called?

Blanche

52

What is the minimum strength for a Gin spirit?

96%

53

London Gin is produced in what kind of still?

Pot

54

Where is a "Carterhead" still used?

Gin Production.

55

What is the unique feature about a "Carterhead" still?

A Basket.

56

Where is the unique feature of the "Carterhead" still located?

At the head of a Pot Still

57

What is the preferred product used to produce the spirit for Gin?

Grain

58

What are the typical supporting Botanicals in Gin?

Angelica.
Citrus Peel.
Coriander.
Orris Root (Iris Root)

59

London Gin.
Can flavours be added after being distilled?

No

60

What does "Louche" mean when water is added?

Cloudy

61

What is the popular French Anise flavoured spirit called?

Pastis

62

The preferred alcoholic wash for Vodka would be made from?

Grains
Molasses

63

Which Spirit is produced as close to pure Ethanol as possible?

Vodka

64

Potatoes produces Vodka with a "What" texture?

Creamy

65

Barley produces Vodka with a "What" texture?

Lighter.
Crisper.
Dryer

66

Rye produces Vodka with a "What" texture?

Sweeter

67

What is the base for Creme de Cassis Liquor?

Blackcurrent

68

What is the base for Archer Liquor?

Apricot

69

What is the base for Kimmel Liquor?

Seed