Potstilled’s Irish Whiskey Quiz

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Where in Dublin was the William Jameson Distillery Located?

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The William Jameson Distillery was on Marrowbone Lane, while the John Jameson Distillery was on Bow Street.

What Year was the Baby Power First Invented?

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The Baby Power was the first miniature whiskey bottle in the world, and it was invented in 1889 in Dublin.

Who Founded the Tullamore Distillery in 1829?

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Michael Molloy founded the distillery, which was eventually bequeathed to his brother's nephew, Bernard Daly, who's son, Captain Bernard Daly, eventually sold the distillery to the William's family in the early 1900's.

Which Distillery was the First to Open in Carlow in Over 200 Years?

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The Pearse Lyone Distillery started distilling in 2012 at the O'Hara's Brewery in Carlow. The Royal Oak Distillery was later opened in 2015.

To Legally Make Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, What is the Minimum Amount of Malted Barley that needs to be in the Mashbill/Recipe?

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As stated in the Irish Whiskey Technical File 2014, to make single pot still Irish whiskey, one must include no less than 30% malted barley in the mashbill.

To Legally Make Irish Grain Whiskey, What is the Maximum Amount of Malted Barley that Needs to be in the Mashbill?

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As stated in the Irish Whiskey Technical File 2014, to make single grain Irish whiskey, one must include no more than 30% malted barley in the mashbill.

What is E150a More Commonly Known As?

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E150a is the chemical name for the inert, sometimes additive in whiskey, caramel colouring.

In What Year Did Jameson Whiskey First Bottle Their Own Whiskey?

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Jameson Distillery bottled their first in house whiskey in 1963.

What was the Name of the First Whiskey Bottled by Jameson Whiskey?

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Jameson Ten was the first whiskey bottled by the Irish whiskey giants. It was quickly replaced by the re-designed Jameson Crested Ten.

What Year Did Master Distiller Emeritus, Barry Crockett, Retire?

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Barry Crockett retired in 2013 and passed the mantle to current Master Distiller, Brian Nation.

What was the First Year that Current Master Distiller, Brian Nation's Name was Signed on a Bottle of Midleton Very Rare?

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Barry Crockett's name was signed on MVR 2013 and was replaced by Brian Nation's name in 2014.

When was the Midleton Distillery Founded?

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The Midleton Distillery was founded in 1825, the New Midleton Distillery was founded in 1975.

What Year was the Dingle Distillery Founded?

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Dingle Distillery was founded in the Winter of 2012.

What Year Did Dingle Release its Batch 1 Single Malt

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Dingle released batch 1 single malt in November 2016.

How Long Must Whiskey Matured in a Barrel to be Called 'Irish Whiskey'?

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Irish Whiskey must be matured for a minimum of 3 years before it can be called 'Irish Whiskey'.

What Type of Wood Must Irish Whiskey be Matured in?

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Irish whiskey is not constrained to one style of wood for maturation. As long as it is a wooden barrel, it can be matured in.

What is the Largest Size Cask that Irish Whiskey can be Matured in?

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Irish Whiskey cannot be matured in casks larger than 700 litres.

Which was the First Brand to Finish Irish Whiskey in Japanese Mizunara Casks?

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Glendalough's 13 year old Mizunara Cask was the first Irish whiskey to be finished in Japanese Mizunara casks.

Which Distillery was the First Flame Fed Distillery (in modern times)?

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What Irish Bar Won Best Whiskey Bar of the Year 2019 at the Irish Whiskey Awards?

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