How Many Ounces Are in a Jigger?


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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.

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How Many Ounces Are in a Jigger?
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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.

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