5 Ingredients or Fewer

Refreshing French 75

May 14, 2015
Author Notes

My mom turned me on to this drink and boy is it a good one! So refreshing, especially for summer, with a nod to history, and packs a good punch! This recipe is adapted from Saveur. —Jackie Stauffer

  • Serves 1
Ingredients
  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup (I made my own but that's up to you)
  • 1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Brut Champagne or a dry sparkling white wine
  • Twist of lemon (garnish)
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Combine gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake until well chilled and strain into a glass.
  3. Top with Champagne and garnish with a lemon twist to serve.

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