French 75


Posted: December 22

Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

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The French 75 is one of the most historic and historically popular cocktails ever created. It's been around since World War I and even appeared in Casablanca because it's simply that delicious. The floral and herby flavor of the gin pairs well with the tart lemon juice and the sparkling champagne. The French 75 helps ring in the new year with the taste of class and sophistication.


Ingredients

• 1 1/2 ounces gin • 3/4 ounce lemon juice • 1/2 ounce simple syrup • 3 ounces champagne • lemon twist garnish, optional

Directions

Step 1

In a cocktail shaker with ice, pour the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup.

Step 2

Shake until cold, about 15 seconds.

Step 3

Strain the liquid into a champagne flute.

Step 4

Top the drink with champagne.

Step 5

Serve with a lemon twist.


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