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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

6 drops
Angostura bitters
3 oz
Piper-Heidsieck

 
Garnish: 
Glass: 

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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Cointreau

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Discussion

  • Mike Shewood posted 4 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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