# What measurement is a finger of scotch?

## What measurement is a finger of scotch?

Scotch in the form of 1.5 fluid ounces (45 ml). Approximately one fluid ounce (30 ml) is the size of a finger. Serving is considered full when two fingers are placed against the glass (named as such since your fingers are at the same height).

## What is a 4 finger drink?

Whiskey is often measured in “fingers”. Simply hold your finger next to the glass and pour yourself a finger’s width. For instance, if you were to order two fingers of whiskey, you’d end up with roughly two adult-sized finger widths of whiskey in your glass.

What does a finger of scotch mean?

In the measurement of distilled spirits, a finger of whiskey refers to the amount of whiskey that would fill a glass to the level of one finger wrapped around the glass at the bottom. Another definition (from Noah Webster): “nearly an inch.”

### Why do you slam a scotch and soda?

Adding still water to whisky opens up the liquor’s flavor, and club soda will do the same. It also brings in a little effervescence to make it even more invigorating.

### What is 2 fingers of a drink?

Recently, with a nod to bar history, there has been an effort to standardize the “finger pour” to 3/4 of an inch per finger in an standard old fashioned glass, which equals about one ounce per finger. This would result in two fingers equaling two ounces and so on.

How many inch is a finger?

Finger is a unit of measurement for length. It is based on the length of middle finger from tip to the joint. One finger is equal to 4.5 inches.

## What is a standard pour of scotch?

2 ounces
The standard pour for a whiskey neat or scotch on the rocks is 2 ounces or 59 milliliters. You can use a tall shot glass because it carries exactly 2 ounces, or you can practice free pour by counting to 4 seconds as you pour on your whiskey glass.

## Why is whiskey measured in fingers?

Bar terminology is often misunderstood by both inexperienced bartenders and patrons. Let’s start with the “Finger Method…” Ordering by the digit originated in American saloons in the Old West (1830s to 1920), where you would order whiskey by the width of the barman’s finger.

What are whiskey legs?

Whisky ‘legs’ are the trails left on the inside of the glass post-swirling, and can actually reveal more information about your whisky than you’d think. The Whisky Professor explains. Whisky trails: The liquid’s reaction in the glass can give clues as to how it will taste.

### What is a 3 finger pour?

Home > Whiskey > How Much Is Three Fingers Of Whiskey? Advertisement. There has been an effort recently to standardize the finger pour in an old fashioned glass to 3/4 of an inch per finger, which is about one ounce. This is a nod to the history of the bar.

### What is Scotch and water called?

Really, the name says it all: it’s bourbon and water. It’s also often called “bourbon and branch,” referring to either the stream of water that flows into your bar glass or the branch of a river near a distillery.