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Gin Quiz


  1. Gin is a distilled alcoholic drink that derives its flavour from which berries?
  2. As of 2023, which brand of gin with a boar's head logo is the best selling in the UK?
  3. The classic Martini cocktail is made by combining gin with what other ingredient?

  4. The invention of the column still made the distillation of neutral spirits practical, hence enabling the creation of what style of gin making? This style is used by popular brands such as Tanqueray.
  5. Launched in 1999, which brand of gin is produced at the Girvan distillery in Scotland?
  6. What was the name of William Hogarth's famous etching about the evils of drinking gin?
  7. Which brand of gin has been distilled on the same premises in Devon, since 1793?
  8. Which ingredient in tonic water is also a a medication used to treat malaria?
  9. "Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, and she had to walk into mine" is a quote from which film?
  10. Which gin tracing back to 1862 has an association with the Yeomen of the Guard?
  11. Gin and tonic is traditionally garnished with a slice of which fruit?
  12. What man's name links a gin recipe popular in 18th-century England and a cocktail made from gin, lemon juice, sugar, and carbonated water?
  13. Which popular UK brand first launched in 1986 gets its name from the gin and tonic popularised by the Royal Indian Armed Forces during the British Raj?
  14. A traditional drink at Wimbledon, which English brand of gin-based speciality drink is usually mixed with lemonade and fruit?
  15. What term was used to describe gin all the way back to the early 1700’s because it was sold at a very affordable price to the poorer communities?
  16. Which microdistillery established in 2009, was the first copper-pot based distillery to start up in London in 189 years?


  1. Juniper berries
  2. Gordon's
  3. Vermouth
  4. London dry
  5. Hendrick's
  6. Gin Lane
  7. Plymouth Gin
  8. Quinine
  9. Casablanca
  10. Beefeater's
  11. Lime
  12. Tom (Old Tom gin and Tom Collins cocktail)
  13. Bombay Sapphire
  14. Pimm's
  15. Mother's ruin
  16. Sipsmith