French 75


A classic, hard-hitting refresher with Champagne and gin.

Prep Time:
3 mins
Total Time:
3 mins
1 cocktail


  • cracked ice

  • 2 fluid ounces gin

  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup

  • ½ fluid ounce lemon juice

  • 5 fluid ounces brut champagne, chilled

  • 1 slice lemon


  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.

    close up view of two French 75 cocktails garnished with lemon in glasses
    Allrecipes Magazine

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
10g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 287
% Daily Value *
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 17mg 87%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 185mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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