Quiz: Time to test your gin-eral knowledge

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It's World Gin Day on Saturday. As part of the gin-credible celebrations, we thought we'd get a little quiz together to test your knowledge of all things juniper. From questions about cocktails, to a bit of history, and some film and literature thrown in, there's a question for everyone...

What film is the quote, ‘Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine’ from?

  • Casablanca
  • The Godfather
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Pulp Fiction

How many bottles of gin were purchased last year?

  • 52m
  • 74m
  • 83m
  • 151m

What is this famous illustration by William Hogarth called? You might have studied it in history...

  • I love gin
  • Throwing the baby out with the bathtub gin
  • Gin Lane
  • Juniper Dreams

Where does gin come from originally?

  • United Kingdom
  • Holland
  • France
  • Japan

Which famous literary character creates his own cocktail: '3 measures of Gordon's, 1 of vodka and 1/2 Kina Lillet'?

  • James Bond
  • Jason Bourne
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Jay Gatsby

What is the name given to James Bond's cocktail made with 3 measures of Gordon's, 1 of vodka and 1/2 Kina Lillet?

  • Vesper Martini
  • Dry Martini
  • Shaken, Not Stirred Martini
  • Moped Martini

Which country consumes the most gin each year?

  • United Kingdom
  • The Philippines
  • Germany
  • USA

Which is the biggest selling gin brand in the world?

  • Tanqueray
  • Beefeater
  • Bombay Sapphire
  • Gordon's

In which book does the character drink a 'White Angel' – one half vodka, one half gin, no vermouth?

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Jane Ayre
  • Wuthering Heights

Which gin brand does Ryan Reynolds own?

  • FEW gin
  • Death's Door gin
  • Brooklyn gin
  • Aviation gin

What ABV does gin have to be bottled at, to be legally called gin?

  • 15%
  • 30%
  • 37.5%
  • 52.5%

Which poet wrote about mixing a gin and tonic in their poem, 'Sympathy in White Major'?

  • William Wordsworth
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Philip Larkin

What was F. Scott Fitzgerald's favourite drink?

  • Gin Martini
  • French 75
  • Gin Rickey
  • Pornstar Martini

What has been the most popular spirit during lockdown in the UK?

  • Gin
  • Whisky
  • Vodka
  • Tequila

What berry is used to make sloe gin?

  • Strawberry
  • Blackberry
  • Blackthorn
  • Blueberry

How many gin distilleries are there approximately in the UK in 2020?

  • Around 250
  • Around 450
  • Around 650
  • Around 850

What is the main thing that differentiates vodka and gin?

  • Gin has to be flavoured with juniper berries
  • Gin has to be served with tonic water
  • Gin is made with a totally different base spirit
  • Gin has to be made with lemon and lime

When is World Gin Day celebrated?

  • 12 June
  • Second Saturday of June
  • Everyday
  • 25 December

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