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French 75

Rated as 4.58 out of 5 Stars
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"A classic, hard-hitting refresher with Champagne and gin."
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Ingredients

3 m servings 287
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)

Directions

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  1. Chill cocktail shaker and glass (champagne flute or collins glass) in the freezer. Add ice to shaker. Pour gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice into shaker. Shake well. Fill chilled glass half full of ice, then strain cocktail into the glass. Top with champagne and garnish with a lemon slice.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • Don't skimp on the ice or skip the chilling. This drink was meant to be served COLD.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 287 calories; 0 9.9 0.3 0 14 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I have always used what I was told was the original recipe: 2 oz. Cognac 1 oz. simple syrup (or 2 tsp. superfine sugar) 1 oz. lemon juice Brut Champagne or other dry sparkling wine In aviatio...

Most helpful critical review

Close recipe, but something’s missing. I had this drink at Harry’s Bar in Paris. I am told this is where it was first invented in the ‘20s. The true recipe according to Harry’s Bar is gin, ch...

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I have always used what I was told was the original recipe: 2 oz. Cognac 1 oz. simple syrup (or 2 tsp. superfine sugar) 1 oz. lemon juice Brut Champagne or other dry sparkling wine In aviatio...

Like another reviewer had said; the French 75 is meant to be made with a Brut (dry champagne) and gin. This is not likely to be for the sweet cocktail drinker. If the drinker would like it to be...

Well, now that I'm awake from my nap I can review the recipe!----I think this recipe is completely dependant on the champagne you use. Using a brut, it's definitely not sweet so be aware of tha...

This is "my drink" while going to nice restaurants. Finally decided to try making them at home...gin and tonics took a back seat! This one is a heavy hitter, but I love it!

This was light and refreshing. Honestly, I think I'd just drink the bubbles straight, but it was something different.

I'm a fan. Through and through. Tweak it to your personal taste...but my family, friends and myself love it as is. Dreamy.

This drink is fantastic!! It's perfect as is, or as a base for at least a dozen other drink ideas! I've only made one of these so far, just by adding about a 1-1/2 tsp of Blackberry Puree in ...

Close recipe, but something’s missing. I had this drink at Harry’s Bar in Paris. I am told this is where it was first invented in the ‘20s. The true recipe according to Harry’s Bar is gin, ch...

This drink is a good way to use up an open bottle of champagne.