• Andrew BeauChamp

Cocktails, Measures & Glasses


Wow - that was quick, I already received a few emails asking to explain what a "pony" is. Here are some quick terms and by no means is this complete .

Cocktails - Mixing

Measures

Dash – 3 drops – 0.32 ounces - the amount released from a bottle of flavoring when it is given one good downward shake through a glass, porcelain or metal quill inserted in a cork, or just 3 drops

Splash – about 0.12 ounces or 2 ml

Count – 0.50 or ½ ounce – 1 tablespoon

Pony or shot – 1 ounce

Tall pony or Single shot – 1 ½ ounces

Jigger – 2 ounces or ¼ cup

Double shot or Snit – 3 ounces

Wine glass – 4 ounces

Split – 6 ounces

Fifth – 25.6 ounces or a fifth of a gallon

Part – any equal part

Glasses

Punch Glass – handled glass, 4 to 5 ounces

Charged-water glass – 4 ounces

Sour or Star glass – 6 ounces

Old Fashion, Lowball or rocks – 7 ounces

Highball – 8 ounces

Tom Collin, Double Old Fashion or Tall Glass – 14 to 16 ounces

Stemware

Champagne Coupe – Shallow bowl shaped glass 4 to 8 ounces

Champagne Flute – 6 to 10 ounces

Martini Glass, standard – Cone-shaped, 4 ½ ounces

Martini glass, large – 6 ounces

Martini Glass, oversized – 12 ounces

Sherry Glass – cone-shaped, holds about 2 ounces

Wine glass – standard, 4 ounces or ½ cup

Wine Tulip, narrow opening, white – 4 to 8 ounces

Wine Tulip, wide opening, red – 4 to 8 ounces

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