WELCOME TO FRANCE "75" COCKTAILS

Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

In French, this drink is simply called "Soixante Quinze". The drink dates to World War I, and an early form was created in 1915 at the New York Bar in Paris. The combination was said to have such a kick that it felt like being shelled with the powerful French 75mm field gun.


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Rating:

Serves:

2

Prep:

5 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

3 oz
gin
3 oz
fresh lemon juice
4 tsp
superfine granulated sugar
1 1/2 c
ice cubes
1 c
chilled champagne

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a cocktail shaker combine gin, lemonjuice, sugar and ice cubes and shake to chill. Strain cocktail into 2 wineglasses and top off with Champagne.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom