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.
|1 oz gin|
|0.5 oz simple syrup|
|0.5 oz lemon juice|
|4 oz chilled Champagne|
Preparation: How to make a French 75
- In a shaker half-filled with ice, combine the gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice and shake until chilled, about 30 seconds.
- Strain into a Champagne flute.
- Fill the rest of the glass with Champagne.
- Garnish with a lemon twist.