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Flashcards in WSET2 - Chapter 20 - Spirit Categories Deck (11):
1

What three things affect the flavor of a spirit?

The type of raw material; the type of distillation; and mauuration

2

What is the base of Brandy ?

WINE

3

Name three types of brandy

Cognac, armagnacd, VS, VSOP and XO

4

What is the base of Whisky (3)?

Rye, Barley or Corn

5

Scotch whisky must be what (two things)?

Distilled and aged in oak casts in Scotland

6

What is a malt whisky?

A whisky made from malted (e.g. germinated) barley

7

What grains go into a grain whisky?

Corn, wheat and malted barley

8

Bourbon by law must be made with 51% of ___

Corn

9

What is rum made from?/

Molasses

10

What is the starting point for vodka?

grains or potatoes even grapes

11

What is gin?

A neutral base spirit with added juniper