How much of a Beer Geek are you?

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1. When describing a beer, the initials I.B.U. stand for what?
Internal Barley Units
International Beer Union
Instant Beer Utilization
correct International Bitterness Units
International Brewers Unit
2. Which of the following is NOT a Trappist Ale?
Roquefort
Westvleteren
correct St. Feuillien
Achel
Orval
These are all Trappist Ales.
3. The Sumerian Goddess of Brewing was named:
Sheba
correct Ninkasi
Isis
Arjuna
Unna
4. When a beer is top fermented, it is characterized as a:
lager
correct ale
stout
light
pilsner
5. In brewing, this is the term used to describe the foam rising to the top of the fermenter:
frissant
spungen
crest
cream
correct kraeusen
break
6. The Flemish Red Ale Duchess de Bourgogne is a blend of young beer with beer that is aged for how long?
18 hours
18 days
correct 18 months
18 years
7. Which of the following would NOT be suitable for cellar aging:
Chimay Grande Reserve
Bigfoot Barleywine
correct Orval
Roquefort 10
All of these would age well
None of these would age well
8. Brettanomyces is appropriate in which of the following styles?
British IPA
Pilsner Lager
correct Belgian Lambic
American Barleywine
Heffeweisen
No beer should ever have Brettanomyces
9. Pierre Celis is best known for his brewing of this beer:
Budweiser
Rodenbach
Spaten
correct Hoegaarden
Fischer D'Alsace
10. Which of the following is NOT a strain of hops:
Cascade
Fuggles
Amarillo
correct Devonshire
Hallertauer
These are all hops strains.
11. When asked to name the worst beer he had ever tasted, famed beer writer Michael Jackson replied:
Budweiser
Coors
Keystone
correct Corona
Olde English
He said "I love them all."
12. Which of the following beers are both top fermented and lagered?
Imperial Stout
Kolsch
British Barleywine
Alt Beer
1 and 3
correct 2 and 4
13. Diacetyl is appropriate in which of these styles:
correct Flemish Red Ale
IPA
Pilsener Lager
Pale Ale
Blonde Ale
It is a fault that is never appropriate
14. When a beer's yeast has properly converted all the sugars into alcohol and CO2, it is said to be well...:
metabolized
acctuated
acclimated
correct attenuated
extracted
15. "SRM" is used in assesing a beer's:
Hop Bitterness
Carbonation
Alcohol Content
correct Color
Gravity
16. This type of beer is a blend of old and young lambics:
Kriek
Kolsch
Barleywine
Saison
correct Geueze
17. Which of the following is the best for preserving a beers flavor:
green bottles
correct cans
brown bottles
clear bottles
18. Sloeber, Piraat, and Lucifer are all examples of which style?
Strong Dark Ale
Pilsener
IPA
correct Golden Strong Ale
Abbey Ale
19. A "white" beer uses primarily what grain in its brewing?
Barley
correct Wheat
Rye
Corn
Rice
20. When hops are added to the secondary fermenter during the brewing process the beer is said to be:
Late Hopped
Fresh Hopped
correct Dry Hopped
After Hopped

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