Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Brandy Cocktails

French 75

Possibly named for a World War I field gun, this classic drink packs a wallop.


  • 1 1/2 oz Cognac or gin
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz Simple syrup
  • 1 oz Champagne
  • Garnish: Lemon peel


  1. Add all ingredients except the Champagne into a shaker with ice and shake well.

  2. Fine-strain into a Champagne flute.

  3. Top with Champagne.

  4. Garnish with a long ribbon of lemon peel.