Bartending/Cocktails/French 75

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French 75

Flavour Gin-Champagne-Citrus
Units 2.5
Standard drinks 2.0

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

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

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

Garnish[edit | edit source]

cherry or orange slice

Glass[edit | edit source]

flute or Collins

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  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 | edit source]

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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