Soixante Quinze

This classic cocktail dates back to World War I and is a great way to share a festive bottle of bubbles with your friends. Also called the French 75, the traditional garnish is a long lemon twist, but can be customized to your tastes or theme.

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Delicious French 75 cocktails

RECIPE

Ingredients

2 oz Champagne

1/2 oz Lemon juice

1 oz Gin

2 dashes Simple syrup

Lemon peel

 

Preparation

Combine gin, syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain through a fine sieve into a chilled champagne glass. Top up with Champagne. Stir gently, and garnish with a long, thin lemon spiral (or whichever garnish you choose!)

 

Delicious French 75 cocktail

TREAT WEEK TOP CHEF TIPS

Make this drink brunch ready by swapping out Champagne for a grapefruit flavoured Radler! Or have a real throwback to the "original" cocktail by using cognac instead of gin, mais oui!

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