About the French 75 Cocktail
Possibly named for a World War I field gun, this classic drink packs a wallop.
Ingredients in the French 75 Cocktail
- 1.5 oz Gin or cognac
- .75 oz Fresh lemon juice
- .75 oz Simple syrup (one part water, one part sugar)
- 1 oz Champagne or other sparkling wine
Garnish: Lemon peel
Glass: Champagne flute
How to make the French 75 Cocktail
Add all the ingredients except the Champagne to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and fine-strain into a Champagne flute. Top with the Champagne and garnish with a long ribbon of lemon peel.
Watch top mixologist Brooke Arthur make a proper French 75 in our How to Cocktail video.