Instant Expert!: Cocktails from A to Z

Learn all you need to know about cocktails, including bartender basics, must-have bar tools and common drink ingredients in our A to Z cocktail and bartender guide.

Text by Rebecca Flint Marx and Stacy Adimando

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J is for Jigger

This hourglass-shaped gadget called a JIGGER measures fluid ounces in drink-friendly increments. The larger side is a full jigger (1 1/2 oz.); the smaller side is a half-jigger (3/4 oz.).

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