French 75


  • 30 ml  gin
  • 15 ml  lemon juice
  • 15 ml  simple syrup
  • 45 ml  Champagne (or other sparkling wine)
  • Garnish: lemon twist

Add the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup to a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a Champagne flute. Top with the Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist


The French 75 is named for the fast-firing 75 millimeter field gun that was utilized by the French during World War One.