French 65

French 65 - Cognac Cocktail

About The French 65 Cocktail

Try this extra-citrusy spin on the classic French 75.

Ingredients in the The French 65 Cocktail

  • 1 oz Cointreau
  • 6 drops Angostura Bitters
  • 3 oz Piper-Heidsieck Champagne
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How to make The French 65 Cocktail

Add the Cointreau and bitters to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir, and strain into a chilled Champagne flute. Top with the Champagne and garnish with an orange twist.

Other Information

This recipe is from the book Cocktails & Amuse-Bouches, For Her & For Him, by Daniel Boulud and Xavier Herit.

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Discussion

  • Mike Shewood posted 3 years ago

    What happened to the gin? Originally it was brandy that was added to the cocktail, but switched to a jigger of gin. I use the Sub Rosa Tarragon vodka in this and it works perfectly. Nice refreshing cocktail the French 75.


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