French 75

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French 75 - Cognac Cocktail

About The French 75 Cocktail

Possibly named for a World War I field gun, this classic drink packs a wallop.

Ingredients in the 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
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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.

Other Information

Watch top mixologist Brooke Arthur make a French 75 in our How to Cocktail video.

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