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French 75 cocktail
French 75 : a long drink made with gin and Champagne.


For 1 person
3 cl gin
1.5 cl lemon juice
1.5 cl simple syrup
6 cl Champagne

How to make

👉 shaker / 🥃 flute / 🍹 long drink (12cl) / ⏱️ 4 mn
  1. Shake the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup.

  2. Strain into a flute.

  3. Complete with Champagne.

  4. Stir lightly with a bar spoon.


The French 75 cocktail recipe was first published under this name in "The Savoy Cocktail Book" by Harry Craddock in 1930, but a similar recipe can be found as early as 1927 in "Here's How " by Judge Jr. This cocktail is basically a Tom Collins but with champagne instead of soda water.

The "French 75" is the name of a French cannon used during the First World War, it was a 75 mm weapon.

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