The French 75 is a cocktail of gin and champagne flavoured with lemon. Named after the powerful French 75-millimeter howitzer cannon, this potent cocktail is made by combining gin or brandy, lemon juice and cracked ice in a glass and filling it with champagne.
- French 75 from the Wikibooks Bartending Guide—original source of recipe, licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License
- Serves: 1
- In a flute or collins glass add the gin.
- Top with a half flute of sparkling wine or champagne.
- Add sugar (it will fizz up so make sure the flute isn't full yet) then top off with more sparkling wine.