Bartending/Cocktails/French 75

The French 75 is a cocktail of gin and champagne flavoured with lemon,

French 75

Flavour Gin-Champagne-Citrus
Units 2.5
Standard drinks 2.0

Ingredients edit

  • 1½ ozs. (40 ml) gin
  • 2 tsp. caster (superfine) sugar
  • 1 tbs. lemon juice
  • Champagne

Garnish edit

cherry or orange slice

Glass edit

flute or Collins

Procedure edit

  1. In a flute or Collins glass add the gin.
  2. Top with a half flute of sparkling wine or champagne.
  3. Add sugar (it will fizz up so make sure the flute isn't full yet) then top off with more sparkling wine.

Variations edit

Combine sugar, lemon juice, and gin in a shaker full of ice. Shake well, then pour into a tall glass and top with champagne. (If possible, ice the glass ahead of time.)

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