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Layering involves having an understanding of the density of each liquid. Once you know the order, you can easily layer a cocktail. When you are starting out I recommend pouring the liqueur slowly, and you may want to use the back of a spoon to help ease the layering until you have perfected this particular skill.

Here is a video that will demonstrate a few layering techniques:

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