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Bartender’s Conversion Guide

On the Drunk Man’s Guide, most drinks are expressed in Standard Bar Measurements that correspond to U.S. measuring practices. Others use Metric. To clarify, following is a conversion guide you can use for all our recipes if you happen to reside on the opposite side of the pond from wherever your recipe was developed.

Measurements:
1 1/2 oz. = 1 shot = 44 milliliters

Standard Bar Measurements:

1 Dash/Splash = 1/32 ounce
1 Teaspoon = 1/8 ounce
1 Tablespoon = 3/8 ounce
1 Pony = 1 ounce
1 Jigger/Bar glass = 1 1/2 ounces
1 Wineglass = 4 ounces
1 Split = 6 ounces
1 Cup = 8 ounces

Standard English Measurements:

Half-Gallon = 64 ounces
Quart = 32 ounces
Fifth  = 25.6 ounces
Pint = 16 ounces
Half-Pint = 8 ounces
    
1000 ml = 34.1 ounces
500 ml = 17 ounces
200 ml = 6.8 ounces
29.5 ml = 1 ounce

Metric Conversions

1 fluid ounce = 29.5 milliliters
1 quart  = 9.5 deciliters
1 gallon = 3.8 liters
1 quart = 1 liter
1 centiliter = 10 milliliters
1 deciliter = 10 centiliters
1 liter = 10 deciliters

You can also access this Bartender’s Conversion Guide by visiting www.drunkmansguide.com/conversion_guide.php.

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December 13, 2007 - Posted by | Cocktails, Liquor | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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