French 75

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Why is it called The French 75?

The French 75 cocktail is said to have been created during World War I, and named after the French 75mm field gun used in the war. The drink is known for its combination of gin, lemon juice, sugar, and champagne, which can pack a punch like the artillery piece that inspired it.

French 75

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Recipe by Julian Solorzano Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy ๐Ÿ”จ
Servings

1

servings
Calories

300

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kcal
Total time

2

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Ounce Gin or Cognac

  • 3 Ounces Champagne

  • .75 Ounces Simple syrup

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    .75 Ounces Lemon juice

Directions

  • Shake the first three ingredients well with ice and strain into a goblet over ice or serve โ€œupโ€ in a flute.
  • Top with the Champagne.

Written by Julian Solorzano

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

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