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Whisky Glossary : Jigger

Whisky Glossary and Definitions

Unlike wine, for example, whisky is not really about mystification, but it does bring its own jargon. Any unusual terms you are likely to come across are described and defined in this section.

 
 

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David Beckham Interview, Battle of the Blends, Ardbeg Distillery, Japan focus

 

Jigger

Obsolete name for an illicit distillery or An American measure of spirit, usually one and half fluid U.S. ounces. ( 1.5 fl. oz )

A Work in Progress
Liza Weisstuch heads to Louisville to chuck out some new happenings o tickle the tastebuds

April 2011, Issue 95, page 26

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April 2013, Issue 111, page 82

Manhattan expedition
Two barflys go in search of the perfect classic cocktail in this iconic part of New York.

October 2009, Issue 83, page 48

Southern sinners
Lithuanian mead put Michael Jackson on the malt laden road. Here he talks about some friends he met along the way

February 2000, Issue 8, page 7

The heart of the matter
In the latest in the series on whisky terms,Dominic Roskrow looks at the letters H,I and J

July 2007, Issue 65, page 78

The way of the cocktail
Liza Weisstuch meets the Japanese master of the bartending world.

June 2010, Issue 88, page 26

What's in a name?
John Haydock congratulates himself on discovering the secret behind current whisky-naming trends

April 2003, Issue 30, page 82

 

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