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French 75

Classic French 75 Cocktail

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Ice cubes
1 ounce gin
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup
2 ounces sparkling wine
Lemon round, for garnish


In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup. Shake until well-chilled, about 30 seconds. Strain into a Champagne flute or other wine glass. Top with the sparkling wine and garnish with the lemon round. Serve.

About the recipe

Similar to a Tom Collins, this classic French 75 cocktail is topped off with plenty of bubbles. But in this case, the fizz comes from sparkling wine, instead of club soda.