Q:

How many ounces are in a jigger?

A:

Quick Answer

A standard jigger of alcohol contains 1.5 ounces, according to BarsAndBartending.com. A jigger is a measuring device shaped like an hourglass. It is used for mixing drinks to ensure that the correct amount of each ingredient is poured.

Know More
How many ounces are in a jigger?
Credit: Callum Mckain CC-BY-2.0

Full Answer

There are also jiggers that offer a variety of measurements, from 1 ½ ounces on one side and 2 ounces on the other to 1 ounce on one side and ½ ounce on the other. Standard double jiggers range from 1 ounce and ½ ounce to 1 ½ ounces and ¾ ounce. A half-shot is known as a pony shot, according to BarsAndBartending.com.

Learn more about Measurements

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How many dry ounces are in a pound?

    A:

    There are 16 dry ounces in a pound. The ounce is an imperial unit of weight, which has largely been replaced by the metric system outside the United States. The United States' customary measuring units, also known as Standard Units, are derived from the imperial system.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How many fluid ounces are in a liter?

    A:

    According to the University of North Carolina, there are 33.8140226 fluid ounces in one standard liter. Frequently rounded to 33.81 fluid ounces, the number represents a volume measurement for liquids. Fluid ounces and liters are both liquid volume measurements.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How many ounces are there in 750 ml?

    A:

    When converting milliliters to ounces, 750 ml is the equivalent to roughly 25.4 fluid ounces. Milliliters are part of the metric system, while ounces are part of the US and imperial systems of measurements.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How many ounces are in a kilo?

    A:

    One kilogram is equivalent to 35.27 ounces, which is roughly 2 pounds. A kilogram is a unit used to measure mass. An ounce is also used in measuring mass, particularly in America's customary and imperial measurement systems.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore