10 most difficult beer riddles A list of ten (out of 18) beer related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Beer quiz How did the tradition of Oktoberfest start?With the royal wedding. Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King of Bavaria Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the happy royal event. Since then, Otoberfest is held at the same place every year (except for epidemics and wars).very hard 25% with the royal weddingwith the royal wedding25%with the celebration of German unificationwith the celebration of German unification13%with a folk celebration of harvestwith a folk celebration of harvest32%celebration of the first beer of a seasoncelebration of the first beer of a season28%Created by: Bob Stanley. Statistics based on 4905 answers in 4 languages »festivals riddles » Which saint is a patron of brewers?Saint Arnulf of Metz (c. 582 – 640 AD) was a Frankish bishop of Metz and advisor to the Merovingian court of Austrasia, who retired to the Abbey of Remiremont. This bishop became famous by miraculous reproduction of beer in south France. Also he is author of prayer to beer.very hard 25% Saint Arnulf of MetzSaint Arnulf of Metz25%Saint Alcmund of HexhamSaint Alcmund of Hexham20%Saint Atto of PistoiaSaint Atto of Pistoia20%Saint Amand of BordeauxSaint Amand of Bordeaux33%Created by: Marcin Słyś. Statistics based on 2616 answers in 4 languages »saints riddles » Which of the following is a bottom-fermented beer?Baltic Porter is a very high alcohol, sweet, robust porter that originated in the Baltic states. Baltic Porter reflects both the character of original British Porters and the character of sweeter, highly alcoholic Russian Imperial Stouts.very hard 25% PorterPorter29%Baltic porterBaltic porter25%StoutStout27%IPAIPA17%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1598 answers in 2 languages »beverages riddles » Which brewery was founded by Fritz Maytag?Anchor Brewing Company. Frederick Louis "Fritz" Maytag III is the former owner of Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco. His revival of Anchor Steam beer inspired many other brewers to follow, and he is often considered the father of modern microbreweries.very hard 28% BudweiserBudweiser36%PaulanerPaulaner21%Anchor Brewing CompanyAnchor Brewing Company28%Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.13%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 707 answers in 2 languages »the United States riddles » Kwak is a Belgian beer, traditionally served in unusual glass. Why?It was designed for coachmen. the brewery claims the glass was designed by the innkeeper Pauwel Kwak in the early 19th century for coachmen. A special shape of the glass allowed them to fix the beer to the carriage and avoid spills. very hard 30% Beer was created by an alchemistBeer was created by an alchemist18%It was designed for coachmenIt was designed for coachmen30%Waste from glassworks was usedWaste from glassworks was used16%The shape reduced oxidizationThe shape reduced oxidization34%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 845 answers in 2 languages »Belgium riddles » Which of these stages of beer production is the last?Cooking wort. Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea. Beer is brewed from cereal grains — most commonly from malted barley, though wheat, maize (corn), and rice are also used. During the brewing process, fermentation of the starch sugars in the wort produces ethanol and carbonation in the resulting beer.very hard 30% Filtration of the mashFiltration of the mash26%MaltingMalting29%Cooking wortCooking wort30%Mashing Mashing 13%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 3457 answers in 2 languages »drinks riddles » What beer style "was brought back to life" by Pierre Celis, founder of the Hoegaarden brewery?Witbier. Pierre Celis was a Belgian brewer who opened his first brewery in 1966 to revive the wit beer style in his hometown of Hoegaarden. Both German Weißbier and Belgian witbier are termed "white beers" because "wheat" has the same etymological root as "white" in most West Germanic languages.very hard 33% American India Pale AleAmerican India Pale Ale20%Extra Special BitterExtra Special Bitter21%Belgian TripelBelgian Tripel25%WitbierWitbier33%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 761 answers in 2 languages »alcohol riddles » What is the main ingredient of beer?Water is the main ingredient of beer, accounting for 93% of its weight. Though water itself is, ideally, flavorless, its level of dissolved minerals, specifically, bicarbonate ion, does influence beer's finished taste.very hard 36% maltmalt24%waterwater36%hopshops34%yeastyeast3%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 3201 answers in 2 languages »alcohol riddles » Which fruit is used in the brewing of Belgian beer, Kriek lambic?Cherry. Kriek lambic is a style of Belgian beer, made by fermenting lambic with sour Morello cherries. Traditionally "Schaarbeekse krieken" (a rare Belgian Morello variety) from the area around Brussels are used. As the Schaarbeek type cherries have become more difficult to find, some brewers have replaced these (partly or completely) with other varieties of sour cherries, sometimes imported.very hard 39% black currantblack currant28%mulberrymulberry18%raspberryraspberry13%cherrycherry39%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 3546 answers in 2 languages »alcohol riddles » Where did the famous beer flood happen?London. The London Beer Flood happened on 17 October 1814 in London. A huge vat containing over 610,000 litres of beer ruptured, causing other vats in the same building to succumb in a domino effect. As a result, more than 1,470,000 litres of beer burst out and gushed into the streets, killing couple of people in the process.hard 40% MunichMunich29%ManchesterManchester23%LondonLondon40%BrusselsBrussels6%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1196 answers in 2 languages »London riddles » Play beer quiz and see all the questions.