This classic French 75 cocktail recipe is made with sparkling champagne, gin, fresh lemon juice, and lightly sweetened with sugar (or honey) simple syrup. So delicious and refreshing! | gimmesomeoven.com
The French 75 cocktail, also known as the 75 cocktail, is a drink that dates back to the first World War. I was originally created at the New York Bar in Paris by Harry MacElhone. The drink gets its name from the kick given by the blend of gin and champagne, which is said to feel like being shelled with a French 75mm field gun. The drink is served in a champagne flute.
A few years ago, Keith and I went to a craft cocktail bar in Seattle. We asked our server what we should order, with the caveat that it not be very sweet. “I don’t know,” she said, “I like my cocktails to taste like sugar.” I like my cocktails to taste like alcohol. The good...Read More »
The French 75 - A Perfect Cocktail for New Years! 3 ounces gin, 3 ounces fresh lemon juice, 4 teaspoons superfine granulated sugar,1 1/2 cups ice cubes, 1 cup chilled champagne, lemon twists for garnish.
Blood Orange French 75 is a great celebratory cocktail! French 75 classic cocktail made with gin and champagne and lemon juice. Instead of using lemons for the citrus, vibrant blood oranges complete this drink.