Amazing Alcohol Trivia Questions and answers

Bars & trivia go hand in hand, but what about alcohol trivia questions? Get set for your next pub quiz with these alcohol quiz questions and answers.

alcohol quiz questions

Pub quizzes are an institution. Each week thousands of people gather around the world to form small teams, share some drinks and put their brains together to answer questions. Sometimes for money, sometimes for candy, and sometimes just for the sheer glory of calling themselves the champions. Is there any greater feeling?

Everyone knows that the best place for a trivia night to take place is at the pub with a drink. However, how much do you actually know about what you’re drinking? With these alcohol quiz questions and answers, you’ll soon find out!

Do you know which countries different beers come from? Are you able to shout out the ingredients of popular cocktails? Can you define the word Spumante? Who is the Greek god of wine? With these alcohol trivia questions, it’s time to separate the teetotalers from the tipsy.

Whether at a pub, a party, or video calling your mates worldwide, this fun alcohol quiz will be a great round to throw into the mix. 

So, grab some friends, pour a round of drinks and see how many of these alcohol trivia questions you can answer.

(Warning: this quiz will probably make you want to make a cocktail. We aren’t to blame for that!)

drinks quiz questions

Alcohol Trivia Questions

1. Which cocktail is made from the combination of rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice?

2. Which type of cactus is distilled to create tequila?

3. From which country does the drink Pisco Sour originate?

4. What are the 2 main ingredients in the drink called a Screwdriver?

5. What does the wine term Spumante mean?

6. A Black Russian has two key ingredients, one is vodka, what is the other?

7. Who is the god of wine according to Greek mythology?

8. What does the beer abbreviation IPA stand for?

9. Which famous person is often attributed with the following retort to a female member of parliament when she accused them of being drunk: “Indeed, Madam, and you are ugly—but tomorrow I’ll be sober”?

10. In which year were bottled beers first sold?

11. What is mead’s main ingredient?

12. Which country does the beer Chang originate from?

13. Southern Comfort is flavored with which fruit?

14. Which country is the origin of the drink sake?

15. What is the specific name of the plug used to seal a wine barrel?

wine bung hole

16. An Ernest Hemingway has 4 ingredients: orange juice, cranberry juice and two alcoholic ingredients. What are the alcoholic ingredients?

17. In which month does the famous beer festival Oktoberfest generally occur?

18. Which country is home to the beer Victoria Bitter?

19. Cointreau and Grand Marnier share the same base flavor, what is it?

20. Which popular cocktail is made using these ingredients: tequila, vodka, light rum, orange liqueur and cola?

21. What are Amarillo, Cascade, Fuggle and Goldings all varieties of?

22. Which country consumes the most beer in terms of volume?

23. Stellenbosch and Swartland are wine growing regions in which country?

24. What is the most produced grape in Argentina?

25. What is the official alcohol of the United States?


Alcohol Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Which cocktail is made from the combination of rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice? Piña Colada

2. Which type of cactus is distilled to create tequila? Agave cactus

3. From which country does the drink Pisco Sour originate? Peru. It’s a bit of a contentious one as Bolivia also claim pisco comes from there, but most people agree that it originates from Peru.

4. What are the 2 main ingredients in the drink called a Screwdriver? Vodka and orange

5. What does the wine term Spumante mean? Sparkling

6. A Black Russian has two key ingredients, one is vodka, what is the other? Coffee liqueur (Tia Maria/Kahlua). The creation of this drink in the 1940s is attributed to Gustave Tops. It is created with 2 parts vodka and 1 part coffee liquor, served on ice.

7. Who is the god of wine according to Greek mythology? Bacchus

8. What does the beer abbreviation IPA stand for? India Pale Ale

9. Which famous person is often attributed with the following retort to a female member of parliament when she accused them of being drunk: “Indeed, Madam, and you are ugly—but tomorrow I’ll be sober”? Winston Churchill once said this at a Christmas party!

10. In which year were bottled beers first sold? 1850

11. What is mead’s main ingredient? Honey

12. Which country does the beer Chang originate from? Thailand

13. Southern Comfort is flavored with which fruit? Peaches

14. Which country is the origin of the drink sake? Japan

15. What is the specific name of the plug used to seal a wine barrel? Bung and the spot it goes into is called the Bung Hole.

drinking trivia questions

16. An Ernest Hemingway has 4 ingredients: orange juice, cranberry juice and two alcoholic ingredients. What are the alcoholic ingredients? Vodka and peach schnapps

17. In which month does the famous beer festival Oktoberfest generally occur? Despite being called Oktoberfest, this traditional beer festival is held primarily in September. The 16 to 18 day festival, held in Munich, Germany, typically ends on the first Sunday in October.

18. Which country is home to the beer Victoria Bitter? Australia. Victoria Bitter is also commonly referred to as simply V.B.

19. Cointreau and Grand Marnier share the same base flavor, what is it? Orange

20. Which popular cocktail is made using these ingredients: tequila, vodka, light rum, orange liqueur and cola? Long Island Iced Tea

21. What are Amarillo, Cascade, Fuggle and Goldings all varieties of? Hops

22. Which country has the highest global consumption of beer? China – followed by the United States and Brazil.

23. Stellenbosch and Swartland are wine growing regions in which country? South Africa

24. What is the most produced grape in Argentina? Malbec

25. What is the official alcohol of the United States? Bourbon


Did you enjoy our alcohol quiz? How did you get on – more or less than 50%? Did you learn some cool alcohol facts along the way?

Share this quiz

Did you love playing this quiz? Click a button to share it with your friends and family now.


Ready for another quiz?

Challenge yourself with one of these fun quizzes next!