A Jigger, a sour, a what?!
Bartending seems quite intimidating when using the obscure lingo to create a drink. But we broke down a few of the fundamentals to keeps things easy!
An informal unit of measurement, typically 2 fl oz.
Neat: No Ice, No Mixer | Easy: Very little ice | On the Rocks: With Ice, 2-3 cubes
Crushed fruit veggies and sugar.
Stirred with Ice, Not as cold, but less dilution
Shaken with Ice, Colder, but high dilution
Base of Liquor and Soda Water in a tall glass
A little liquor added gently to the top of a cocktail
Short drink consisting of liquor, lemon/lime juice and sugar
With Olive Brine, usually in reference to a martini
Little to no vermouth in a martini
Citrus peel twisted over the drink to express the oils & then dropped in