Answers to Bartender Magazine’s December Gin Quiz

Did you test out your gin knowledge in the December issue of Bartender Magazine? If so…here are the answers. So now it’s time to see if you know what you’re talking about. GOOD LUCK!

(Q1) What was the result of the Gin Act of 1736?

(Q2) Who is dubiously credited with inventing Gin?

(Q3) What century was the Gin Craze?


(Q4) Which artist etched the famous image ‘Gin Lane’ in 1751?

(Q5) The Black Friars Distillery is otherwise known as what?

(Q6) The 1913 edition Webster’s Dictionary described ‘common gin’ to be often flavoured by what?

(Q7) Where is the National Gin Museum?

(Q8) What are the ingredients in a Gin Ricky?

(Q9) What cocktail has; Gin, Cointreau + lemon juice.

(Q10) What invention in 1832 greatly enabled the distillation of neutral spirits?

See below for the answers…

Answers to the Quiz

  • Riots in the streets of London and high taxes on retailers
  • The Dutch physician Franciscus Sylvius
  • The 18th century
  • William Hogarth
  • Plymouth Gin Distillery
  • Turpentine
  • Hasselt, Belgium
  • Gin, lime juice and carbonated water
  • White Lady
  • The column still

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