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Quiz I

  1. Kirsch is a fruit brandy traditionally made from which fruit?
  2. What was the last name of the 1850s London oyster bar owner that offered a gin-based drink in a small tankard known as a 'No. 1 Cup'?
  3. Which invention by Thomas Sullivan around 1908 made up just 3 per cent of the British market in the early 1960s?
  4. The advertising campaign for which drink made the Beverley Sisters, who were working as typists, a household name?
  5. The Mendoza Province is which countries most important wine region?
  6. What's the main alcoholic beverage in a pina colada?
  7. Which brand was invented by New Orleans bartender Martin Wilkes in 1874?
  8. Who invented Coca-Cola in the late 19th century?
  9. Which cocktail is made with vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and freshly squeezed lime juice?
  10. The French brandy Calvados is made from which fruit?
  11. Which brand of beer does Homer Simpson drink?
  12. Beer Street and Gin Lane were designed in 1751 to depict the evils of gin as opposed to the merits of beer by which English artist?
  13. Which spirits company has a distinctive bat logo and is associated with the advertising slogan 'Welcome to the Latin Quarter'?
  14. Which countries would you associate with the following beer brands: (a)Coors Light, (b)Heineken, (c)Brahma, (d)Carlsberg, and (e)Peroni


  1. Cherries
  2. Pimm (Pimm's No. 1 Cup is a popular drink today)
  3. The teabag
  4. Ovaltine (and the Ovaltineys' advertising jingle)
  5. Argentina
  6. Rum
  7. Southern Comfort
  8. John Pemberton
  9. Cosmopolitan or Cosmo (it was also Carrie Bradshaw's (Sex in the City) drink of choice)
  10. Apples
  11. Duff Beer
  12. William Hogarth
  13. Bacardi
  14. (a)Canada, (b)Holland, (c)Brazil, (d)Denmark, and (e)Italy

Quiz II

  1. Which cocktail, often served with salt or sugar on the rim of the glass, consists of tequila, triple sec, and lime or lemon juice?
  2. Which European country is the world's top consumer of coffee per capita?
  3. Give us the shape and colour of the logo found on Newcastle Brown Ale bottles?
  4. Which mineral water company obtains its water from the same geothermal spring that feeds St. Ann's Well in the Peak District?
  5. Whisky in Gaelic reads uisge beathe, what does this mean?
  6. Which drinks company was founded as the British Vitamin Products Company in Chelmsford in the mid-nineteenth century?
  7. Frappuccino is a trademarked brand of which company?
  8. Name the beer cocktail made from Guinness and Champagne?
  9. Which British drink was originally a type of light mead and is traditionally made from Taraxacum officinale and Arctium lappa?
  10. What sort of drink is oolong?
  11. Which soft drink was first developed in West Germany in 1959 as Fanta Klare Zitrone and has been advertised with the slogan 'Obey Your Thirst'?
  12. Which organisation in St Albans, England, promotes real ale, real cider and the traditional British pub?
  13. Which country is the largest exporter of coffee in the world? And which Asian country comes second?
  14. Which English marketer of tea opened Britain's first known tea room in 1706 and owns the world's oldest in continuous use logo?


  1. A margarita
  2. Finland
  3. Blue star
  4. Buxton
  5. Water of life

  6. Britvic
  7. Starbucks
  8. Black Velvet
  9. Dandelion and burdoc (traditionally made from fermented dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) and burdock (Arctium lappa) roots)
  10. A traditional Chinese tea
  11. Sprite
  12. CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale)
  13. Brazil. And Vietnam. (Top 8 producing (2015/16) countries in order are Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, Indonesia, Eithiopia, Honduras, India and Uganda)
  14. Twinnings (Did you know that Twinnings is London's longest-standing ratepayer? It has used the same premises on the Strand since 1706.)

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