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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