Jigger

standard January 8, 2015 Leave a response
« Back to Glossary Index

A Jigger is a piece of barware used to measure spirits in the mixing of cocktails. Although the term “Jigger” also refers to a shot of liquor (1 ½ oz.), the measuring device traditionally is two-sided with uneven measures and looks like an hourglass.

Standard Jigger sizes include:

  • 2 oz
  • 1.5 oz
  • 1 oz.
  • .75 oz
  • .5 oz
  • .25 oz

 

« Back to Glossary Index

About

Suburban adventurer, beer lover and Cocktail Novice, Bill has a variety of interests including cooking, blogging and "bad" surfing. If you're keen to connect, give him a shout on Twitter.