Alcohol Distillation Quiz: Trivia Facts!

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Alcohol Distillation Quiz: Trivia Facts!

Are you familiar with alcohol distillation? How much do you know about it? Alcohol distillation is the process of refining and concentrating alcohol from a solution. Distilling is how liquors are made. Distillation may be thought of as a method of enhancing the purity of alcohol and concentrating it. One hundred percent pure alcohol cannot be acquired by simple distillation. The highest purity of ethanol by distillation is called absolute alcohol. This quiz is definitely one to sip on. Take the quiz to see how much you know and learn more along the way.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When distillate comes off the wash still, what is it called?
    • A. 

      Foreshot

    • B. 

      Feints

    • C. 

      Low wines

    • D. 

      White dog

  • 2. 
    The wash still is filled with a liquid called wash. That liquid contains alcohol before distillation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To be considered a single malt scotch, it must be distilled AT LEAST two times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    During distillation, the "head" of the spirit is also known as what?
    • A. 

      Foreshot

    • B. 

      Feints

    • C. 

      Low wines

    • D. 

      White dog

  • 5. 
    Low wines come off the wash still at about what abv?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      30%

  • 6. 
    What is the liquid called when it comes out of the mash tun and gets put into the wash backs?
  • 7. 
    The "heart" of the spirit is what gets put into the cask.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    After its second distillation in the spirit still we have a clear distillate. This is a very young whisk(e)y.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The heads and the tails of a spirit are not recycled into the next distillation because they have too many impurities and would ruin the next batch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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