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World of Whiskey

written by: Eve
 
Learn some interesting facts about this spirit, which has been distilled since ancient times.

Question 1:


It is generally accepted that whiskey has been made in Ireland since Irish monks brought the distillation process from the Middle East. In Gaelic, the drink was known as "Uisge Beatha," which means what in English?
Spirit of life
Water from heaven
Water of life
Water of the gods

Question 2:


The federal tax on liquor and distilled drinks imposed in 1791 by Alexander Hamilton caused public protests and an uprising, known as the 'Whiskey Rebellion’, which culminated in 1794. In which US state did the riot break out?
Pennsylvania
Kentucky
Virginia
Florida

Question 3:


Prior to fermentation, one of the phases in the production of whisky, dried malt is soaked in water, sugar gets dissolved, and a this sugary liquid is produced.
Peat
Still
Amylase
Wort

Question 4:


‘Give an Irishman lager for a month, and he's a dead man. An Irishman is lined with copper, and the beer corrodes it. But whiskey polishes the copper and is the saving of him.’ These words were written by an American novelist and humorist, who used a pseudonym. The Mississippi river has a central role in some of his stories. Name him.
Washington Irving
James Fenimore Cooper
Jack London
Mark Twain

Question 5:


This distillery, founded in 1608 in a small village in Northern Ireland, is the oldest licenced whiskey distillery in the world.
Old Bushmills Distillery
Heaven Hill
Tullamore Distillery
Cooley Distillery

Question 6:


This spirit is distilled from a fermented mash containing no less than 51% corn or maize in addition to wheat, rye and malted barley.
Welsh whiskey
Scotch
Canadian whisky
Bourbon

Question 7:


Which of these words refers to secret and illegal production of whiskey, commonly carried out at night.
Moonshining
Moonscape
Moonbeam
Moonstone

Question 8:


The ‘Scotch Whisky Act 1988’ legally defines Scotch whisky. Which of these is the standard that whisky must meet in order to be called, Scotch Whisky?
It must have an alcoholic strength of less than 94.8% by volume.
It must be distilled at a Scottish distillery.
It must be matured in Scotland in oak casks for not less than three years.
All of these

Question 9:


After retiring from the US Presidency in 1797, this person became one of the most successful American distillers of whiskey.
George Washington
James Maddison
John Adams
Andrew Jackson

Question 10:


This popular cocktail, usually garnished with a cherry, contains rye or bourbon whiskey mixed with sweet vermouth.
Margarita
Cuba Libre
Cosmopolitan
Manhattan

 


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