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French 75

The Ingredients

37 1/2 ml Tanqueray No10 Gin, splash Champagne, 10 ml Sugar Syrup, 15 ml Lemon Juice

How To make a French 75

Chill Champagne flute with soda water. Add sugar syrup, gin and lemon juice into a mixing tin. Top up with ice and then shake for 10 seconds. Fine strain contents of mixing tin into Champagne flute and top up with Champagne.

Social and Cocktail says:

A very popular champagne cocktail with a gin kick. Highly recommended.

Did You Know?

This drink was created in 1915 and the combination was said to have such a kick that it felt like being shelled with the powerful French 75mm field gun, hence the name.