How Much Do You Know About Whiskey Sour?

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How Much Do You Know About Whiskey Sour? - Quiz

Whiskey Sour is a mixed drink containing whiskey, lemon juice, sugar, and sometimes a dash of egg white. Sometimes it is called "Boston sour". Do you think you are all about delicious cocktails? If yes, try and see if you can complete our quiz successfully.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How is this beverage usually served?

    • A.

      On the rocks

    • B.

      Chilled

    • C.

      Shaken on the rocks

    • D.

      Mixed and on the rocks

    Correct Answer
    C. Shaken on the rocks
    Explanation
    This beverage is usually served shaken on the rocks. "Shaken" refers to the method of mixing the ingredients by vigorously shaking them in a cocktail shaker, creating a frothy texture. "On the rocks" means that the drink is poured over ice cubes in a glass, which helps to chill the beverage and dilute it slightly. This method of serving is commonly used for cocktails that benefit from the cold temperature and the slight dilution from the melting ice.

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  • 2. 

    What is the standard garnish for this drink?

    • A.

      Maraschino cherry, lemon rind, sugared glass, orange slice.

    • B.

      A lemon rind.

    • C.

      Lemon syrup

    • D.

      Ice cream and coffee

    Correct Answer
    A. Maraschino cherry, lemon rind, sugared glass, orange slice.
    Explanation
    The standard garnish for this drink includes a Maraschino cherry, lemon rind, sugared glass, and an orange slice.

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  • 3. 

    What's the usual drinkware of choice?

    • A.

      A wine glass

    • B.

      A mug

    • C.

      Old fashioned glass or a cobbler

    • D.

      A flute

    Correct Answer
    C. Old fashioned glass or a cobbler
    Explanation
    The usual drinkware of choice is an old fashioned glass or a cobbler. These types of glasses are commonly used for serving cocktails and mixed drinks. They have a wide, sturdy base and a short, wide rim, making them perfect for muddling ingredients and adding ice. The shape of the glass also allows for easy stirring and sipping. Overall, an old fashioned glass or a cobbler is the preferred choice for enjoying a variety of alcoholic beverages.

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  • 4. 

    What are the ingredients for the drink?

    • A.

      1 oz of fresh lemon juice + 1 dash egg white + 1/2 oz gomme syrup, 1 1/2 oz bourbon whiskey.

    • B.

      1 oz of lemon juice + 1 1/2 oz of bourbon whiskey.

    • C.

      2 oz of lemon juice + 1/2 oz gomme syrup, 1 1/2 oz bourbon whiskey.

    • D.

      1 oz of fresh lemon juice + 1 dash egg white + 1/2 oz gomme syrup, 3 oz bourbon whiskey.

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 oz of fresh lemon juice + 1 dash egg white + 1/2 oz gomme syrup, 1 1/2 oz bourbon whiskey.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 oz of fresh lemon juice + 1 dash egg white + 1/2 oz gomme syrup, 1 1/2 oz bourbon whiskey. This is the correct answer because it includes all the listed ingredients in the given quantities. The other options either have missing ingredients or incorrect quantities.

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  • 5. 

    How many calories does the drink have?

    • A.

      48

    • B.

      50

    • C.

      60

    • D.

      80

    Correct Answer
    A. 48
    Explanation
    The drink has 48 calories.

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  • 6. 

    How much sugar can you find in that drink?

    • A.

      10g

    • B.

      5g

    • C.

      4.6g

    • D.

      12g

    Correct Answer
    C. 4.6g
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4.6g. This means that in that drink, there is a total of 4.6 grams of sugar.

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  • 7. 

    Who is credited for having created that drink?

    • A.

      Marc Stubb

    • B.

      Eli Stubb

    • C.

      Elliott Stubb

    • D.

      Mike Anderson

    Correct Answer
    C. Elliott Stubb
  • 8. 

    When was this drink ever first mentioned?

    • A.

      In 1820

    • B.

      In 1800

    • C.

      In 1870

    • D.

      In 1900

    Correct Answer
    C. In 1870
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "In 1870". This suggests that the drink was first mentioned in the year 1870.

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  • 9. 

    How is the variant of that drink called?

    • A.

      Ward 8

    • B.

      Bourbon 8

    • C.

      Fresh 8

    • D.

      The fixer

    Correct Answer
    A. Ward 8
    Explanation
    The variant of the drink is called "Ward 8".

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  • 10. 

    What category of drink is it?

    • A.

      A cocktail

    • B.

      A snaps

    • C.

      A shot

    • D.

      A spririt

    Correct Answer
    A. A cocktail
    Explanation
    A cocktail is the correct answer because it is a category of drink that typically consists of a mixture of different ingredients, such as spirits, liqueurs, fruit juices, and other flavorings. Cocktails are often served in specific glassware and are known for their creative and varied recipes.

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