How Well Do You Know Your Brew?

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  • 1. 
    Which regional brewery has won a medal at the Great American Beer Festival?
    • A. 

      Penn Brewery

    • B. 

      Four Seasons Brewing Company

    • C. 

      The Church Brew Works

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The head of the beer refers to this...
    • A. 

      The neck of the bottle

    • B. 

      The foam at the top of the beer

    • C. 

      The strength of the beer (alcohol content)

    • D. 

      The flavor of the beer

  • 3. 
    Fermentation tanks in large breweries are usually made of wood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A typical beer keg holds this much volume?
    • A. 

      31 gal

    • B. 

      5.2 gal

    • C. 

      15.5 gal

    • D. 

      60 gal

  • 5. 
    Fermentation in beer is caused by yeast consuming:
    • A. 

      Hops

    • B. 

      Sugars

    • C. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • D. 

      Grain

  • 6. 
    The average can of beer in the US holds this many ounces?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      20

  • 7. 
    The acronym IPA stands for what?
    • A. 

      India Pale Ale

    • B. 

      Imperial Pale Ale

    • C. 

      Inverted Pale Ale

    • D. 

      Impressive Pale Ale

  • 8. 
    Wort is...
    • A. 

      The volume of beer in a glass

    • B. 

      The sludgy sediment left after fermentation

    • C. 

      The aroma of beer

    • D. 

      The beer before it’s fermented

  • 9. 
    A lager is fermented at Ale temperatures. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The Reinheitsgebot is the German Purity Law and originally stated that beer can only be made of:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Grain

    • C. 

      Hops

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What is the science of brewing beer called?
    • A. 

      Zorology

    • B. 

      Zymurgy

    • C. 

      Zumology

    • D. 

      Zymology

  • 12. 
    Who is the oldest brewery in the United States?
    • A. 

      Molson-Coors

    • B. 

      Anheuser-Busch

    • C. 

      D.G. Yuengling Brewery

    • D. 

      Sam Adams Brewery

  • 13. 
    The pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock in  1620 was because they ran out of beer. Although they planned to continue down the east coast, the Mayflower's log explains the passengers "were hasted ashore and made to drink water that the seamen might have the more beer". On their arrival, the pilgrims immediately built a common house, which included a brewery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Beers are divided into 2 sub categories.  They are:
    • A. 

      Fermented and non-fermented

    • B. 

      Ales and Lagers

    • C. 

      Soured and non-soured

  • 15. 
    The color of beer is measured by using which of the following:   
    • A. 

      RCM: Reference Color Model

    • B. 

      SRM: Standard Reference Model

    • C. 

      Degrees of Lovibond

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    What is the term for the process of steeping grains in order to extract their starches for conversion into sugars?
    • A. 

      Mashing

    • B. 

      Lautering

    • C. 

      Fermenting

    • D. 

      Malting

  • 17. 
    Name the off-flavor in beer often characterized as butter, butterscotch and/or buttered popcorn.
    • A. 

      Oxidation

    • B. 

      Dimethyl Sulfide (DMS)

    • C. 

      Diacetyl

    • D. 

      Acetadehyde

  • 18. 
    Which country did the lambic style originate?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 19. 
    In the United States, prohibition lasted 13 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The malting process:
    • A. 

      Is mixing your choice of ice cream with malt balls

    • B. 

      Is the germination of barley and other cereal grains following roasting

    • C. 

      Could only be done by eunuchs from the dark middle ages

    • D. 

      Produces starch

  • 21. 
    The german purity law is called:
    • A. 

      Farvegnugen

    • B. 

      Reinheitsgebot

    • C. 

      Verkehrs Verbindungen

    • D. 

      Richtung Brauerisches

  • 22. 
    Dark beers are always strong.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What is the traditional German toast "to your health"?
    • A. 

      Saluté

    • B. 

      Prost

    • C. 

      Cheers

    • D. 

      Sköl

  • 24. 
    Who said "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants to see us happy"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Billy Sunday

    • D. 

      Ben Franklin

  • 25. 
    Beer has many flavors.  Terms such as piney and resin are flavors derived from which ingredient? 
    • A. 

      Malt

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Hops

    • D. 

      Yeast

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