French 75 Recipe

Gin, Champagne, Simple Syrup, Lemon Juice, Lemon Twist
French 75
The French 75 is a classic sweet and sour cocktail, augmented nicely by refreshing bubbles from the champagne. This one made its first appearance in print during Prohibition in 1927.

Ingredients

1 oz gin
0.5 oz simple syrup
0.5 oz lemon juice
4 oz chilled Champagne
Lemon twist

Preparation: How to make a French 75

  1. In a shaker half-filled with ice, combine the gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice and shake until chilled, about 30 seconds.
  2. Strain into a Champagne flute.
  3. Fill the rest of the glass with Champagne.
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist.
French 75