Don't be fooled by the looks, this delicious champagne drink packs quite a punch! The drink dates back to the first wold war when the cocktail was said to have such a kick that it felt like being shelled by the French 75mm gun. Arms references aside, this drink is a real crowd pleaser. Might be beacause of the bubbles... If you have never tried it I highly recommend it.
French 75 Cocktail Recipe
- 1.5 oz / 45ml gin
- 1 oz champagne
- 0.75 oz / 22 ml fresh lemon juice
- 0.75 oz / 22 ml simple syrup
- Lemon peel
Add all liquids but the champagne to a shaker and shake with ice. Fine strain into a champagne glass. Top up with the Champagne and garnish with a ribbon of lemon peel.