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The USA requires that straight whiskey be barreled at no higher than _____ proof.
The USA requires that straight whiskey be distilled at no more than _____ proof.
Bourbon must be aged for a minimum of 2 years but if it's less than _____ it must be stated _____.
4 years, on the label
Some Tennessee Whiskeys go through a filtering stage where the whiskey is filtered through maple charcoal before aging. This is called _____.
the "Lincoln County Process"
Canadian whisky must be aged at least _____.
Canadian whisky cannot be aged in barrels larger than _____.
Caramel coloring can be added along with Sherry and fruit wines for flavoring in this type of whiskey.
Bourbon must be aged for a minimum of _____ years in a _____.
2, new charred oak barrel
The origin of Seagram's is _____.
The origin of Crown Royal is _____.
The origin of Bulleit Bourbon is _____.
The origin of Bulleit Rye is _____
What type of wood charcoal is used for the "Lincoln County Process"?
Eau de vie are aged in _____.
stainless steel containers
What is Cognac?
A double distilled white wine brandy.
Where can Cognac be produced?
A specific area of western France.
Cognac must be aged in _____ for a minimum of _____.
oak cask, 2 years
There are six areas where vineyards for Cognac can be. Starting from the center out the first 3 are?
Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne,The Borderies
The main grape in cognac is _____.
The Cognac evaporates as it ages the evaporated portion is called _____.
The Angels Share
A Cognac that is aged 2-4 years is labeled a _____.
With Cognac, VS means _____.
aged 2-4 years
With Cognac, VS stands for _____.
VSOP stands for _____.
Very superior old pale
A Cognac that is aged 4-6 years is labeled a _____.
VSOP is aged _____.
With Cognac XO stands for _____.
A Cognac that is aged over 6 years is labeled a _____.
XO means aged _____.
over 6 years
Fine Champagne is a style of Cognac that _____.
a minimum of 50% grande champagne and the rest petit champagne.
Armagnac is distilled how many times?
Armagnac is produced in the _____ region of _____.
Armagnac uses _____ casks that are _____ liters.
Eau de vie means?
water of life
Eau de vie alcohol content ranges from _____% to _____%.
To be classified as Hors d'age armagnac must be _____.
aged 10 years
Armagnac is a _____ brandy from _____.
What are the five regions of Scotland where single malts are produced?
1. The Lowlands 2. The Highlands 3. Speyside 4. Islay 5. Campbeltown
Irish whiskey is distilled _____ times.
Scotch is distilled _____ times.
What kind of whiskey uses a "pure pot still"?
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?
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 for at least _____.
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.
A blended scotch whisky is _____.
a blend of single malt and grain whisky.
It's a process that removes the solid particles so that when water or ice is added to whisky it doesn't turn cloudy.
The process of making scotch.
1. Malting 2. Milling 3. Mashing 4. Fermentation 5. Distillation 6. Maturation 7. Blending 8. Bottling
Where can rum be produced?
If a rum is to be called a Puerto Rican rum, it _____.
must be aged for one year in an American oak whiskey barrel
Aged cachaca has to be aged for minimum of _____ in a _____ barrel.
1 year, 700 liter
What is Cachaca?
A distilled spirit from fermented sugarcane juice.
Belvedere. What is the country of origin?
Two types of distilled gin include _____ and _____.
London Dry Gin, Plymouth Gin
What part of the world can London dry gin be produced?
In vodka production, charcoal filtration is used to remove _____ and _____.
What is the name of the most famous Mexican state for making tequila?
What is cachaca's raw material?
What is the raw material used in the production of tequila?
A fortified wine with flavors added.
List 3 main grapes used in French champagne.
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
Name the first top cru for cognac.
What is Absolut vodka made from?
Name the grape used for cognac.
Where is Belvedere from?
What does Amaro mean?
A liqueur must contain at least _____% sugar by weight.
What are the 2 types of liqueurs?
A drink that precedes a meal to stimulate an appetite is called an _____.
Aperitif is from what language?
Aperitivo is from what language?
The origins of absinthe are from the _____ in _____.
late 1700's, Switzerland
Sake is a _____ beverage.
The four essential ingredients in sake are _____, _____, _____ and _____.
rice, water, koji, yeast
Wort is _____.
the liquid extracted from the mashing process during the brewing of beer or whiskey.
The liquid extracted from the mashing process during the brewing of beer or whiskey is _____.
What is Perry?
a pear cider
Soju is from _____.
The types of cachaca are _____ and _____.
The "father of Japanese whiskey" is _____.
The two regions Pisco is from are _____ and _____.
Pomace Brandy is a spirit derived from the _____ of fermented _____.
The most popular Pomace Brandy is _____ from _____.
Calvados is made from _____, sometimes with a percentage of _____ as well.
Apple cider is distilled and aged for at least _____ years to create _____.
What is a vatted Malt?
Single malts blended together.
What is minimum legal age for tequila reposado?
How many charring levels available in bourbon barrel making?
Tequila can be shipped out of Mexico and bottled anywhere. True or False.
A blended American whiskey is a blend of at least _____% _____and the rest is _____.
20, straight whiskey, grain neutral spirit.
Del Maguey mezcal is produced in the Mexican state of _____.
What does small batch bourbon mean?
no more than 3 select barrels used
Where does Cruzan rum come from?
The distilled fruit brandy from the region of Pays d'auge is called _____.
List the 3 ingredients used in the making of single malt scotch whiskey.
Water, Malted barley, yeast
Name 3 styles of vermouth.
Dry, Red, Bianco
How many crus (growing areas) are in the Cognac region?
The potable drinking alcohol is called _____. The poison is called _____.
Name a brand of Armagnac from Bas Armagnac.
In which year was the Cognac area of production created?
What is the main flavoring ingredient in Aquavit?
What is Old Tom?
Calvados is _____.
aged apple brandy
By law Cognac must be distilled 3 times. True or False.
Cachaca is _____.
distilled sugarcane spirit
Belvedere is from _____ and is a _____ vodka.