French 75 Cocktail

This French 75 cocktail recipe is festive, easy to make, and elegant. Gin combines with fresh lemon juice, the sweetness of simple syrup, and sparkling wine for a truly delicious, refreshing cocktail. It’s a winner in my book and perfect for holiday parties, elegant brunches and even just Friday nights on the couch.

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INGREDIENTS for a French 75 Cocktail 

– gin – simple syrup – fresh squeezed lemon juice – dry sparkling white wine – lemon twist (for garnish)

How To Make a French 75 Cocktail:  Combine gin, simple syrup and lemon juice in a cocktail strainer filled with ice. Shake well to chill ingredients and strain into a champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a twist of lemon. Serve immediately.

Where Did the French 75 Originate? The French 75 cocktail is said to be created in 1915 at the New York Bar in Paris—and rumored to have such a kick that it felt like being shelled with the powerful French 75mm field gun also commonly known as the French 75.




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