By The Duchess, 20th April 2016

French 75

A Sexy Frech Twist

The French 75 is a cocktail that every self-respecting Cocktail connoisseur should have in his or her repertoir for the summer season. This perfect combination of Gin and Champagne puts a touch of sparkle into any summer night.

This recipe also features in our Top 5 Gin Cocktails feature – if you love Gin, you will love our other recommendations.

Vicky Wasik

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • Champagne (or sparkling wine if you must, but Champagne is much better!)
  • Lemon rind and a cocktail cherry to garnish.
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the gin, lemon juice and sugar.
  2. Shake well until chilled and strain into a champagne flute
  3. Top with Champagne and stir gently before adding the perfect twist of lemon rind and a cocktail cherry to garnish.
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