How To Use a Jigger to Measure Cocktails | Bartending 101


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How to use a jigger to measure cocktails? We're going to show you the correct way to use your cocktail jigger to measure out ingredients. We get super accurate utilizing a Japanese Jigger for busting out a craft cocktail.

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The cocktail jigger is an essential tool to creating cocktails properly, speed pouring can work but its accuracy is up for debate. Sure, if you're a perfect speed pourer you can create cocktails with proper measures quickly...but who is really perfect?

You can make the perfect pour using a cocktail jigger, so let's learn how to use a jigger! Using that jigger to measure drinks is going to make you look like a pro and act like a pro and your drinks are going to measure out like a pro; bartending 101 in play. Be it bartending at home or at a real bar, using a jigger the right way makes you a better cocktail or your patrons a better cocktail.

Our favorite bar tools is clearly the Japanese jigger, it is very versatile and acutely accurate when measuring. The Japanese jigger offers you the same value of a standard jigger bar tool but its taller than wider so a slight mis-pour has less issues on accuracy.

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