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Question 1 of 10

Why is some whisk(e)y spelled "whisky" while others are spelled "whiskey"?

A

If there is an "e" in the name of the country that made it, there is an "e" in whiskey

B

If the whisk(e)y was aged for more than 4 years, it is spelled with an "e"

C

If artificial coloring is added, there is an "e" in whiskey

D

There is actually no rule of thumb and it's completely random

Question 2 of 10

When ordering a whiskey "neat", it generally means that:

A

I want my drink clean and tidy

B

I don't want ice in my drink

C

I want my drink to be top shelf

D

I want my drink served chilled

Question 3 of 10

True or False:  Adding a few drops of water to your whiskey brings out more flavor and enhances the taste

A

True

B

False

Question 4 of 10

Which of the following is NOT a type of scotch?

A

Single Malt

B

Single Grain

C

Blended Grain

D

All of the above are a type of scotch

Question 5 of 10

Which country made whisk(e)y first?

A

Japan

B

United States

C

Scotland

D

Ireland

Question 6 of 10

Which of these statements is true?

A

To be legally recognized as a bourbon, it must be produced in the United States

B

To be legally recognized as a bourbon, it must be produced specifically in Kentucky

Question 7 of 10

True or False: During Prohibition, women bootleggers outsold the men five sales to one.

A

True

B

False

Question 8 of 10

What is a "mash bill"?

A

The final bill for producing a barrel of whiskey

B

The grain recipe of a distillate

C

The amount of alcohol in a product

D

The process of mashing barrels efficiently

Question 9 of 10

Japanese whisky making originated from:

A

Ireland

B

Korea

C

Scotland

D

Thailand

Question 10 of 10

The proper way to drink whiskey is:

A

Neat

B

On The Rocks

C

With a few drops of room temperature water

D

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