Measure Like a Mixologist: A Guide to Jiggers

on 10/08/10 at 5:49 pm


It used to be that when you saw a bartender using a jigger—a small measuring cup for drinks—you assumed he was either a new bartender or micromanaged by his superiors. Why else wouldn’t he just “count,” whereby you pour the bottle and issue a count in your head equivalent to the cup-measured pour?

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