When making layered drinks, also known as a Pousse Cafe, you'll need to know which ingredients are heavier than the others. The technique is simple; the heaviest liquor is poured into the glass first, and the lighter ones are layered carefully on top with the lightest one on top.
This table list some common liquors, along with their Specific Gravity that is the weight of the liquor relative to water. Higher values indicate a heavier liquor.
How do I pour? What is 'cl', 'oz' and 'pt'? How should I handle glassware?.|
Find the answers in The Bartender's Handbook.
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