The French 75 is an alcoholic cocktail made from gin , champagne and lemon juice.
A French 75 is a classic cocktail made with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and Champagne or sparkling wine. It is named after the French 75mm field gun, which was said to have a powerful kick like the drink. The cocktail was originally made with gin, lemon juice, and sugar, and was served in a Champagne glass. It was later updated to include Champagne or sparkling wine. The French 75 is a refreshing and elegant cocktail that is perfect for special occasions or as a celebratory drink.
1 oz gin
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
Champagne or sparkling wine
- Combine the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice.
- Shake well until chilled.
- Strain the mixture into a champagne flute.
- Top with Champagne or sparkling wine.
- Garnish with a lemon twist, if desired.