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1

US made vodka must be distilled at what minimum proof?

190

2

What is the boiling point of ethyl alcohol?

173F (water is 212)

3

What was the first brand of vodka produced in the US?

Smirnoff

4

Where is Genever produced?

The Netherlands

5

What kind of a still is used in vodka and gin production?

Continuous still

6

Name three well-known vodka producers

Stolichnaya (Russia)
Chopin (Poland)
Grey Goose (France)
Tito's (U.S.)
Ketel One (Holland)

7

What is acquavit?

Scandinavian origin; a potato/grain vodka that is flavored with caraway root and other aromatics

8

Define the London dry style for gin, and name two quality producers

Juniper berries are the most important flavoring, but it also has noticeable citrus and spice notes

Tanqueray
Beefeater
Bombay Sapphire

9

How does Plymouth gin differ from London dry? What specific cocktail uses this style of gin?

Plymouth gin is fuller in body then London dry, and very aromatic.

Pink Gin cocktail

10

What is old Tom gin? Which classic cocktail uses the style?

A lightly sweetened gin; Tom Collins cocktail