French 75 Cocktail

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5m 1 cocktail

This classic dates back to World War I and is named for the French army’s 75mm field gun. A refreshing and elegant cocktail.


  • 1 ounce gin
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • champagne, to top
  • lemon twist for garnish


In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the gin, syrup and lemon juice. Shake vigorously for at least 20 seconds. Strain into a martini or champagne flute and top with champagne. Garnish with a delicate lemon twist.