french 75 champagne cocktailFrench 75

A classic from Harry’s New York Bar in Paris, back in 1915. Someone once commented that drinking this was “like being shelled with a French 75mm howitzer”.



  • 3/4 oz gin
  • 1/2 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 shot of simple syrup
  • Dry champagne
  • Cherry garnish


  1. Shake the gin, lemon juice and syrup over ice and pour into a chilled champagne flute
  2. Top with bubbly
  3. Drop in a cherry
  4. Watch out for bubbles going up your nose as you drink

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