Irish & Scotch Whisky

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Irish & Scotch Whisky
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  1. There are only _____ working Irish distilleries and only _____ are selling _____.
    4, 3, whisky
  2. Irish whiskey is distilled _____ times.
    3
  3. Scotch is distilled _____ times.
    2
  4. What kind of whiskey uses a "pure pot still"?
    Irish Whiskey
  5. Pure pot pot stilled whiskey comes from _____ barley.
    malted and unmalted
  6. The Midleton distillery does not produce any _____.
    single malt
  7. Column distillation was invented in the _____.
    1830's
  8. Scotch whisky is a natural product made only from _____, _____ and _____.
    cereal grains, water, yeast
  9. The Excise Act was passed in _____.
    1823
  10. What are the 5 types of Scotch?
    Single malt, single grain, blended malt, blended grain, blended scotch whisky
  11. With Scotch whisky does the type have to be displayed on the label?
    yes
  12. Can a single malt scotch or a single grain scotch be blended?
    no
  13. How many distilleries can a single malt scotch or a single grain scotch be from?
    one
  14. What kind of still is used for single grain scotch?
    column-still
  15. What kind of still is used for single malt scotch?
    pot-still
  16. Single malt scotch whisky must be aged in _____ for at least _____.
    used oak casks, 3 years
  17. Single grain scotch whisky must be aged in _____ for at least _____.
    oak casks, 3 years
  18. Single malt scotch whisky is made only with _____, _____ and _____.
    100% malted barley, yeast, water
  19. Blended malt scotch whiskey is _____.
    A blend of single malt scotch whiskies from more than one distillery.
  20. Blended grain scotch whiskey is _____.
    A blend of single grain scotch whiskies from more than one distillery.
  21. A blended scotch whisky is _____.
    a blend of single malt and grain whisky.
  22. What is chill filtration?
    It's a process that removes the solid particles so that when water or ice is added to whisky it doesn't turn cloudy.
  23. What is cask strength whiskey?
    Water is usually added to whiskey to bring it to 80 proof. If it is cask strength then no water was added.
  24. What is finishing?
    Finishing is an extension of the maturation process.
  25. Can scotch be distilled and then matured anywhere?
    No, only in scotland.
  26. The process of making scotch.
    1. Malting 2. Milling 3. Mashing 4. Fermentation 5. Distillation 6. Maturation 7. Bottling
  27. What are the five regions of Scotland where single malts are produced?
    1. The Lowlands 2. The Highlands 3. Speyside 4. Islay 5. Campbeltown

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