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How can I measure alcohol without a shot glass?


  1. How can I measure alcohol without a shot glass?
  2. How do you measure a shot cup?
  3. What is the standard pour for 1 shot of liquor?
  4. Do you fill a shot glass to the top?
  5. How many fingers is a shot?
  6. How do you count alcohol by counting?
  7. How many counts is a 1.5 oz pour?
  8. What does the line on a shot glass mean?
  9. Is a finger the same as a shot?
  10. Is 2 fingers a shot?
  11. How many counts is in a shot?
  12. What is a 1oz pour?
  13. What size shot glass should I get?

How can I measure alcohol without a shot glass?

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How do you measure a shot cup?

Count to four as you pour the water into a cup. Then measure the water you poured to see how you did. If you did it right, the four-second count should yield 1.5 oz of water.

What is the standard pour for 1 shot of liquor?

As a general rule, shots of liquor are 1 ½ ounces, while a “neat” pour (a spirit served solo in a tumbler) is slightly larger at two ounces. This two-ounce pour also applies to most single-spirit drinks ordered “on the rocks” (with ice) or “up” (stirred with ice to chill and dilute, then strained).

Do you fill a shot glass to the top?

Measuring Tips Fill a typical 1 1/2-ounce shot glass to the very top, otherwise, you'll short the recipe a little. Because you have to fill it to the brim, you should hold the shot glass above your shaker, pot or bowl, fill it, then dump it in.

How many fingers is a shot?

Three fingers, means you fill up the glass to a height with liquor (usually whiskey) approximately equal to the width of three fingers. Obviously “fingers” aren't an exact measurement (depends on glass, depends on the fingers), but its roughly an ounce per finger.

How do you count alcohol by counting?

0:312:02Bar Basics - How to Pour Liquor Accurately by Counting - YouTubeYouTube

How many counts is a 1.5 oz pour?

3 countsHow Many Counts Is a 1.5 Oz Pour? Using the four-count method, a 1.5-ounce pour is 3 counts using a pour spout. That means you'll start pouring and say “one one-thousand, two one-thousand, three one-thousand” and stop.

What does the line on a shot glass mean?

These 2-ounce shot glasses feature a 1-ounce fill line or cap line to show the amount of liquor needed for the perfect shot. The 1-ounce fill line is great for bartenders that need to measure an exact pour. Plus, the person drinking the shot won't spill any because the glass isn't filled to the top.

Is a finger the same as a shot?

A finger is a casual measurement of volume in a tumbler. Assuming a round glass, wrap your index finder around the glass where one edge lines up with the bottom. A finger's width of whiskey in the glass is a shot or two (depending on the glass). If your pour whiskey into a rocks glass, you can measure by fingers.

Is 2 fingers a shot?

Recently, with a nod to bar history, there has been an effort to standardize the "finger pour" to 3/4 of an inch per finger in an standard old fashioned glass, which equals about one ounce per finger. This would result in two fingers equaling two ounces and so on.

How many counts is in a shot?

Quick background on the “four count” . . . Most bartenders use a standard “four count” to free-pour — a count of . . . 1 – 2 – 3 – 4. The “four count” is preferred because it breaks down so easily — “1” equals a quarter shot, “2” equals a half shot, on up to a full “4” count — which is the house pour, or one full shot.

What is a 1oz pour?

A 1-ounce pour is 2 counts using a pour spout. A good way to get there is using “one one-thousand” as a counting device. So you'll free pour count “one one-thousand, two one-thousand,” and stop.

What size shot glass should I get?

If you're looking for a glass for shooting spirits with friends, any size of shot glass will do. If you use shot glasses to sip spirits, purchase at least a 3-ounce glass—it will give enough room in the glass for the spirits to breathe.



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