Quiz of the Year 2017 – the answers
All the questions and answers to our 2017 Quiz of the Year…
Name the former distillery manager
Answer: Jim McEwan, James to his friends.
Which Macallan does Daniel Craig drink whilst starring as James Bond in Skyfall?
Answer: A 1962 vintage from the Fine & Rare range.
Which whisky distillery holds a Royal Warrant, and who are they ‘by appointment to’?
Answer: Laphroaig, by appointment to Charles, Prince of Wales.
Name the song and artist
Answer: Campbeltown Loch by Andy Stewart.
How many stills are used in Springbank’s complex distillation process?
What name is commonly given to the waste liquid left in a wash still after distillation?
Answer: Pot ale.
What is the name of the single malt whisky produced at Pradlo distillery in the Czech Republic?
Answer: Hammer Head
Which distillery houses these stills?
Answer: Old Pulteney
Which Indian whisky became the biggest-selling spirit in the world in 2014, replacing Smirnoff vodka?
Answer: Officer’s Choice
The Girvan grain distillery in Ayrshire was once home to which closed single malt distillery?
Answer: Ladyburn, sometimes bottled under the name Rare Ayrshire.
Who is this?
Answer: Jim Murray, author of the yearly Whisky Bible.
Which family has been associated with the Springbank distillery since it was founded in 1828?
Answer: The Mitchell Family