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21 Alcohol Trivia Questions To Wet Your Whistle

Are you a lover of lagers and liquors alike? Do you sip on scotches and sours in your spare time? Do you bust out brandy and booze for any occasion? If you are a connoisseur of all things alcoholic, it’s never enough to just love the taste of your drinks–you also need to learn about them.

Now’s the time to see if that alcohol knowledge is up to snuff. Whether you specialize in bourbon or brandy, IPAs or hard iced tea, malbec or maibock, you can test your expertise in alcohol with these alcohol trivia questions and answers.

What are the five cocktails everybody should know, according to experts? How much is a shot anyway? What is the difference between a single-, double-, and triple-hopped IPA? If you know the answer to any of these questions, you’re ready for this alcohol quiz. If not, you’ll learn something!

Once you’re done with this alcohol trivia quiz, try out our quizzes on wine trivia, beer trivia, and coffee trivia.

Which gin brand is named after the guards at the Tower of London?

Gin Typer




What is in a Tequila Sunrise?

Tequila , O.J.

Tequila, Grenadine, And A Cherry

Tequila, Soda, And A Cherry

Tequila, Grenadine, O.J. And A Cherry

A Black Russian is made with vodka, and what?

Creme De Cacao

Black Label


Coffee De Mint

What liqueur is most often used in a margarita?

Creme De Menthe

Grand Marnier

Triple Sec


What drink associated with Jimmy Buffett has variations, including strawberry, blue, and golden?

Pina Colada

Mai Tai


Sex On The Beach

A milk punch is made up of milk, sugar, and which of the following?





What cocktail mixes 2 oz. Bourbon with 2 tbsp. lemon juice and 2 tsp. sugar syrup?


Bourbon Punch

Bourbon Sour

Pedro Bourbon

What mixed drink contains 1 oz dry gin + 1 oz apricot brandy + 1 oz apple brandy?

Angel Face

Angler’s Cocktail

Angel Rum Punch

Angel’s Delight

If you order a whiskey neat, how is it served?

With An Olive

With Lemon

Over Ice

Straight Shot

What shot contains 3/4 oz. Tequila, 3/4 oz. Bacardi 151 and a few drops of Tabasco Sauce?

Rainbow Warrior

Flaming Rainbow

South Of The Border

Caribbean Flame

What do you get when you mix Irish Cream, Creme de Cacao, whipped cream, and Kahlua?

Chocolate Chip

Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate Sundae

Chocolate Monk

Butterscotch Schnapps and Bailey’s Irish Cream comprise which drink?

Butter Ball

All Of These Choices

Irish And Scottish

Copper Camel

What liquor is made from the agave plant?





What flavor is Grand Marnier?





What differentiates a Long Beach Tea from a Long Island Iced Tea?

An Orange Garnish

Cranberry Juice

Ice Cubes

Nothing But The Name

What cocktail is made from Kahlua, vodka, and cream?

Kahlua And Cream

Black Russian

Root Beer Float

White Russian

What colorless liqueur is made from cherries?

Irish Cream

Grand Marnier



What product is rum distilled from?

Douglas Firs

Sugar Cane

Mashed Grapes And Berries

Orange Peels

What’s the term for having a small amount of alcohol the morning after having a lot of it?

Nose Of The Dog

Hair Of The Dog

Teeth Of The Beast

More Of The Same

How many ounces of liquid is in a fifth of alcohol?

144.0 Ounces

72.0 Ounces

44.9 Ounces

25.6 Ounces

Which drink is made up of 2 oz. Brandy and 1 oz. apple brandy?

Apple Brandy Highball

Apple Buck

Apple Byrrh

Apple Cocktail

What is the “branch” in a “bourbon and branch”?


A Cherry, Stem Included


More Bourbon

You can do better

Not bad


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