Irish & Scotch Whisky
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Irish & Scotch Whisky
Irish Whisky Scotch
Study material for class
There are only _____ working Irish distilleries and only _____ are selling _____.
4, 3, whisky
Irish whiskey is distilled _____ times.
Scotch is distilled _____ times.
What kind of whiskey uses a "pure pot still"?
Pure pot pot stilled whiskey comes from _____ barley.
malted and unmalted
The Midleton distillery does not produce any _____.
Column distillation was invented in the _____.
Scotch whisky is a natural product made only from _____, _____ and _____.
cereal grains, water, yeast
The Excise Act was passed in _____.
What are the 5 types of Scotch?
Single malt, single grain, blended malt, blended grain, blended scotch whisky
With Scotch whisky does the type have to be displayed on the label?
Can a single malt scotch or a single grain scotch be blended?
How many distilleries can a single malt scotch or a single grain scotch be from?
What kind of still is used for single grain scotch?
What kind of still is used for single malt scotch?
Single malt scotch whisky must be aged in _____ for at least _____.
used oak casks, 3 years
Single grain scotch whisky must be aged in _____ for at least _____.
oak casks, 3 years
Single malt scotch whisky is made only with _____, _____ and _____.
100% malted barley, yeast, water
Blended malt scotch whiskey is _____.
A blend of single malt scotch whiskies from more than one distillery.
Blended grain scotch whiskey is _____.
A blend of single grain scotch whiskies from more than one distillery.
A blended scotch whisky is _____.
a blend of single malt and grain whisky.
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.
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.
What is finishing?
Finishing is an extension of the maturation process.
Can scotch be distilled and then matured anywhere?
No, only in scotland.
The process of making scotch.
1. Malting 2. Milling 3. Mashing 4. Fermentation 5. Distillation 6. Maturation 7. Bottling
What are the five regions of Scotland where single malts are produced?
1. The Lowlands 2. The Highlands 3. Speyside 4. Islay 5. Campbeltown