French 75 - The Cocktail Spirit With Robert Hess

The French 75 is a delightful champagne cocktail, which first appeared in "The Savoy Cocktail Book" by Harry Craddock in 1930. The drink get's it's name from the 75 millimeter field gun used in the first world war.


Gin 1 1/2 Ounce
Fresh lemon juice 1/2 Ounce
Simple syrup 3/4 Ounce
Ice cube 1 Cup (16 tbs) , crushed
Lemon twist 1
Champagne 5 Ounce (for topping)



Shake gin, lemon juice and simple syrup with ice.

Strain into champagne flute.

Top with champagne.

Garnish lemon twist.


Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 1