The Classic French 75 Cocktail Recipe

The Classic French 75 Cocktail Recipe

The French 75 is a classic cocktail that combines the elegance of champagne with the sharpness of gin, creating a refreshing and sophisticated drink.

The French 75 is often served in a flute to enhance its effervescent quality, making it a popular choice for celebrations and festive occasions. Its balance of citrus and sweetness with the effervescence of champagne makes it a perennial favorite among cocktail enthusiasts.
The French 75 is a classic cocktail that combines the elegance of champagne with the sharpness of gin, creating a refreshing and sophisticated drink.

Named after the French 75mm field gun, which was renowned for its accuracy and speed during World War One, the cocktail mirrors these characteristics with its potent yet smooth taste. The drink is made with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and topped with champagne, offering a bright and bubbly experience.

The French 75 is often served in a flute to enhance its effervescent quality, making it a popular choice for celebrations and festive occasions. Its balance of citrus and sweetness with the effervescence of champagne makes it a perennial favorite among cocktail enthusiasts.


Ingredients:

* 2 cl of your favorite gin

* 2 cl freshly squeezed lemon juice

* 2 cl simple syrup (50/50 sugar and water)

* Champagne to top off with

Instructions:

1. Make the simple syrup by mixing water and sugar in a saucepan. Allow it to slowly come to a boil until the sugar crystals have dissolved. Let it cool.

2. Mix with lemon juice, gin, and shake with ice.

3. Pour into glasses and top off with champagne.

And the most important thing! Don`t forget to preserve the cork and the wine memory from the bottle you popped in a Cork frame from Corkframes! 

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