The Bubbly, Fruity Gin Cocktail You Should Know

France Paris Champagne & Sparkling Wine Gin


A modified French 75, La Tour (French for “The Tower” and named for this cocktail’s famous backdrop) was created by 2016’s USBG Diageo World Class Global Winner Jennifer Le Nechet, a bartender at Paris’ Café Moderne.

La Tour

  • 1 oz gin
  • ½ oz fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ oz raspberry syrup*
  • 3 fresh raspberries
  • Absinthe spray
  • Champagne

Garnish: Lemon peel

Glass: Nick & Nora

*Raspberry syrup: Add 1 cup raspberries, 2 cups sugar and 1 1/2 cups water to a pot over medium heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Strain into a jar and seal tightly with a lid. Will keep, refrigerated, for about 1 month.

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