French “75”

French "75" cocktail

French 75 is a cocktail made from gin, champagne, lemon juice, and sugar. It is also called a 75 Cocktail, or in French simply a Soixante Quinze. The drink dates to World War I, and an early form was created in 1915 at the New York Bar in Paris—later Harry’s New York Bar—by barman Harry MacElhone..

Spirits Used

Ingredients

1 ½ ounce Gin
¾ ounce Fresh lemon juice
½ ounce Simple Syrup
Chilled Champagne

Recipe

1. Shake first three ingredients with ice.
2. Strain into chilled champagne flute and top with Champagne.
3. Serve in a Champagne Flute.

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