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Beer Test

The Beer Intelligence Test

Its the official beer test for those who think that they know beer...
50 questions, open book, if you learn it...well then good for you...you cheater!

 

1.) The main difference between ales and lagers is that:

Lagers are lighter in color than ales.
Lagers are made at higher fermentation temps than ales.
Lagers have bottom fermenting yeast while ales have top fermenting yeast.
Lagers are easier to drink than ales.

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2.) A dopplebock is a:

Wooden spoon for brewing.
Beer style.
Term used to describe a beer that has gone bad.
Type of grain used in brewing.

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3.) India Pale Ale:

Is strongly hopped, intensely malted, and dark in color.
Is mildly hopped, mild malt flavor, and light in color.
Is beer that is only consumed in India.
Is strongly hopped, and lighter in color.

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4.) A barrel of beer equates to:

2 gallons.
4 gallons.
15 gallons.
31 gallons.
55 gallons.

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5.) The following bottle is named a _____.

Growler
Firkin
Handle
Sippin' Suzy
Cask

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6.) Which of the following beers is made by Dogfish Head?

Celebration Ale
60 Minute IPA
Fat Tire
Corona
Pliny the Elder
WTF, I only drink light beer!

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7.) Alright light beer drinkers...what type of beer is Budweiser:

Pilsner
Pale Lager
Pale Ale
Ice Lager
WTF, I only drink light beer, and I don't pay attention to that!

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8.) Which of the following beers is made by New Belgium Brewing?

Celebration Ale
60 Minute IPA
Fat Tire
Corona
Pliny the Elder

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9.) The song Love Train with the lyrics "people all over the world...join hands" is from what beer brand?

Michelob
Coors
Bud Light
Busch

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10.) When a beer is termed "imperial" this means:

The beer is really good.
The beer is of higher strength than the original style.
The beer is the best of show during a judging contest.
The beer is black and no light will pass through it.

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11.) A firkin is a term that describes:

What is said when the beer runs out.
2 barrels of beer.
1/2 barrel of beer.
1/4 barrel of beer.

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12.) Flocculation is a term used to describe:

Carbonation of the beer.
Quantity of keg.
Hop bitterness.
How well yeast bind together.

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13.) Lagers were first invented by Anheiser Bush.

True
False

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14.) Reinheitsgebot is:

The German beer purity law.
Filter media used for clarification.
The Belgian beer purity law.
A type of brew kettle.

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15.) Which brewing location is known for extreme beers (brewing creativity)?

Australia
Germany
Belgium
Iceland

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16.) Attenuation refers to:

The conversions of sugars to alcohol and the extent of conversion.
The amount of carbonation in a beer.
The clarity of the beer.
The international bitterness unit.

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17.) The purpose of milling malted barley is to:

Germinate the grains
Dehusk the barley
Break the barley but keeping the kernel intact
Make flour

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18.) Cascade and Nugget are a type of:

Barley
Yeast
Hop

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19.) Sunlight causes a beer to taste bad by:

Reacting with the hop oils.
Reacting with the alcohol.
Turning the beer into vinegar.

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20.) What does a hydrometer measure?

Specific gravity.
Hop content.
Temperature.
Alcohol content.

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21.) What is LME and DME?

Cleansing agents
Malt Extract
Sanitizer
Hops

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22.) How did the India Pale Ale originate?

As the India food is spicy, the beer was designed to compliment it.
Hops were abundant in India and therefore more was used in the beer.
Extra hops and alcohol were needed when transporting from England to India.

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23.) The purpose of a wort chiller is to:

Reduce diacetyl formation.
Reduce DMS formation.
Increase alcohol content.
Filter wort post boil.

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24.) Which beer style is of British origin:

Tripel
Rauchbier
Oatmeal Stout
Kolsch

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25.) The main ingredients of beer are:

Malt, yeast, hops, and water
Rice, yeast, hops, and water
Malt, rice, yeast, and hops
Malt, rice, corn, yeast, hops and water

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26.) Malting is the process of:

Grinding grain into flour.
Making a kick ass ice cream shake.
Germinating and drying grain.

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27.) The body of a beer is LEAST manipulated by which factor:

Mashing temperature.
Yeast Selection.
Hop Type

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28.) Yeast reproduce by:

Asexual reproduction (budding)
Sexual reproduction (other yeast)
Both

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29.) Formation of DMS is a result of which ingredient:

Added sugars
Malts
Hops
Yeast

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30.) Kieselguhr is:

A Centrifuge.
Finely ground diatomaceous earth.
Tanks that hold CO2
WTF, I don't know?

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31.) High gravity brewing:

Allows you to brew a larger end batch volume
Is a term used to describe breweries who sell more than 25,000 barrels a year.
Is not related to beer brewing. This is only used for distillation.

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32.) Real Cask Ale is:

The term given to beer that is fermented in a wooden barrel.
Beer that has been aged for over 3 years.
Served from the same container that secondary fermentation occurred.

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33.) Isinglass is used for

Killing yeast.
Sanitizing equipment and bottles.
Clarifying the beer.
Reducing foaming.

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34.) Diacetyl is an off flavor that tastes like:

Butter
Cooked vegetables
Cardboard
Sheep's piss (you know!)

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35.) Lactobacillus is:

A common yeast use in brewing.
A common bacteria that can cause off flavors in brewing.
A wild yeast in the air that can cause off flavors.

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36.) Soap is

Used to clean and sanitize bottles in the brewing process.
Not used in brewing.

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37.) The following brewery uses this logo:

Ommegang
New Belgium
Lienenkugel
Sierra Nevada

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38.) Beer is the _____ most consumed beverage in the world (not including water).

1st
2nd
4th
6th

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39.) The oldest brewery in North America is:

Miller
Molson, inc
Anheuser-Busch
Coors

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40.) American beer is mostly made with rice to make the beer taste lighter. This was done to tap into the market of _______.

Alcoholics
College students
The working man
Women buyers

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41.) Beer is a significant source of which vitamin:

Vitamin A
Vitamin B
Vitamin C
Vitamin E

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42.) The oldest brewery in the world is:

Weihenstephan
Anhesuer-Busch
Molson, Inc
Samuel Smith

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43.) The U.S. State with the highest consumption of alcohol per capita is:

 

California
New York
Nevada
Texas

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44.) Which beer uses the following bottle:

Corona
Heineken
Rolling Rock
Grolsch

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45.) A hefeweizen's banana flavor comes from:

Malt combinations
Yeast and fermentation temperature
Hop combinations
Addition of banana's to the fermentation

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46.) A mead is a fermented beverage that will always use this ingredient:

Belgian Candi Sugar
Oak Chips
Fruit
Honey

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47.) The 33 on a bottle of Rolling Rock ____.

Is because the beer was founded in 1933.
Was a printing error.
Is the starting gravity before fermentation 1.033.
Is The handling steps needed to get it from the mountains to you.

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48.) Lambic originated from:

Belgium
France
Germany
Australia

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49.) Oktoberfest is a festival in which country:

Belgium
France
Germany
Australia

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50.) What is the best selling brand in the Western Hemisphere outside of the United States?

Brahma
Corona
Labatt Blue
Modelo

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That's it for the beer test! Check your score....

 


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