The Bitter Frenchman

By fiveandspice
December 21, 2015
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Author Notes: Adapted from the Death & Co. cocktail book to suit my tastes—i.e. a bit more Campari! This is a simple variation on a French 75, but it tastes a world different. The Campari gives it an extra sophisticated edge.fiveandspice

Serves: 1

  • 1 ounce London dry-style gin
  • 1/2 ounce Campari
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/4 ounce lemon juice
  • dry Champagne (or other dry sparkling wine)
  1. Shake all the ingredients except the Champagne with ice until chilled. Strain into a coupe or Champagne flute and top with the Champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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