Beer 101 Quiz: Brewing And Ingredients!

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What do you know about beer brewing and ingredients? Beer is a carbonated fermented alcoholic beverage that is typically made from yeast and malted cereal grain. It is then flavored with hops. Beer can also be grouped according to style, color, and taste. Beer can be light, dark, or crisp. This refreshing quiz will quench your thirst for beer knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During which step in the brewing process are hops usually added?
    • A. 

      Milling

    • B. 

      Mashing

    • C. 

      Boiling

    • D. 

      Fermentation

  • 2. 
    The brewing stage in which malt is combined with hot water to extract the malt’s sugars is known as what?
    • A. 

      Boiling

    • B. 

      Lautering

    • C. 

      Whirlpool

    • D. 

      Mashing

  • 3. 
    The syrupy, sweet liquid that remains after the lautering stage is known as ____.
    • A. 

      Beer

    • B. 

      Liquor

    • C. 

      Drank

    • D. 

      Wort

  • 4. 
    The waxy, yellow substance found inside hop cones that contain bittering compounds and aromatic oils is known as what?
    • A. 

      Ester

    • B. 

      Lupulin

    • C. 

      Mythril

    • D. 

      Isoamyl Acetate

  • 5. 
    Choose the flavors that can be contributed by hops:
    • A. 

      Grass

    • B. 

      Nuts

    • C. 

      Caramel

    • D. 

      Citrus

    • E. 

      Flowers

    • F. 

      Pine

    • G. 

      Chocolate

    • H. 

      Tobacco

    • I. 

      Coffee

  • 6. 
    Select the flavors that can be contributed by malt:
    • A. 

      Grass

    • B. 

      Nuts

    • C. 

      Caramel

    • D. 

      Citrus

    • E. 

      Flowers

    • F. 

      Pine

    • G. 

      Tobacco

    • H. 

      Coffee

    • I. 

      Chocolate

  • 7. 
    Dark beers are always high in alcohol and heavy on the palate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Ale yeast tend to ferment beer at higher temperatures than lager yeast and can take as little as two weeks to fully ferment a beer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Lagers take less time to ferment than ales.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Most brewers just use tap water to brew beer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which variety of yeast is known as "bottom-fermenting" and tends to ferment at colder temperatures?
    • A. 

      Ale yeast

    • B. 

      Lager yeast

  • 12. 
    The acronym IBU stands for?
  • 13. 
    If a brewer wants to get a lot of aroma from his hops, at which point will he add them to the boil?
    • A. 

      The beginning

    • B. 

      The middle

    • C. 

      The end

    • D. 

      NEVER!

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