The French 75 cocktail, also known as the 75 cocktail, is a drink that dates back to the first World War. I was originally created at the New York Bar in Paris by Harry MacElhone. The drink gets its name from the kick given by the blend of gin and champagne, which is said to feel like being shelled with a French 75mm field gun. The drink is served in a champagne flute.
A few years ago, Keith and I went to a craft cocktail bar in Seattle. We asked our server what we should order, with the caveat that it not be very sweet. “I don’t know,” she said, “I like my cocktails to taste like sugar.” I like my cocktails to taste like alcohol. The good...Read More »
This classic French 75 cocktail recipe is made with sparkling champagne, gin, fresh lemon juice, and lightly sweetened with sugar (or honey) simple syrup. So delicious and refreshing! | gimmesomeoven.com