French 75

 

French 75

The French 75 is a slight variation on a classic Tom Collins. Gin, citrus and sweetener but the key difference being a splash of Champagne to give it a spritz as opposed to a dash of sparkling water. Originally the French 75 called for a cognac but it is more commonly made with gin. A great citrusy, bubbly cocktail that I prefer to serve over ice in either a collins glass or wine glass.
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Ingredients
  

  • 45 ml Gin
  • 22.5 ml Lemon Juice
  • 22.5 ml Simple Syrup
  • 45 ml Champagne or alternative sparkling wine

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients except the Champagne
  • Shake with ice
  • Strain over fresh ice into a high ball glass or wine glass
  • Top with Champagne
  • Garnish with a lemon twist
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