French 75 A Champagne Delight

Published By :-Junior Chef     Author :- Junior Chef    Published Date :- 11 May, 2013

French 75 A Champagne Delight
prepTime cookTime
5 minutes Cooking Not Required
Serves rating
1 glass
French 75 A Champagne Delight
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Summary

French 75 A Champagne Delight, A “French 75″ is a Champagne cocktail named for the French 75mm howitzer artillery gun used during World War I. The legend is that the drink was created by a fighter pilot who wanted his Champagne to pack a little more punch. So he added gin, but in this recipe we recommend to use Cognac

Ingredients

  • Gin or Cognac (preferred)    :- 60 ml
  • Lemon juice, fresh    :- 15 to 1 30 ml
  • Sugar confectionery (You might need more if you use Cognac.)    :- 1 teaspoon / 5 grams
  • Brut Champagne or sparkling white wine, chilled    :- 90 to 120 ml

Garnish

Optional

  • White grapes
  • Cherries

Preparation

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and add the gin, lemon juice and sugar.
  2. Shake and strain into a chilled Champagne flute or a highball glass full of cracked ice.
  3. Top off with chilled Champagne.
  4. Garnish if using and serve
French 75 A Champagne Delight
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Serves: 1 glass
Juniorchef-French 75 A Champagne Delight, A “French 75″ is a Champagne cocktail named for the French 75mm howitzer artillery gun used during World War I. The legend is that the drink was created by a fighter pilot who wanted his Champagne to pack a little more punch. So he added gin, but in this recipe we recommend to use Cognac
Ingredients
  • Cognac :- 60 ml
  • Lemon juice, fresh :- 15 to 1 30 ml
  • Sugar confectionery (You might need more if you use Cognac.) :- 1 teaspoon / 5 grams
  • Brut Champagne or sparkling white wine, chilled :- 90 ml
  • Garnish
  • Optional
  • White grapes
  • Cherries
Instructions
  1. Preparation
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and add the gin, lemon juice and sugar.
  3. Shake and strain into a chilled Champagne flute or a highball glass full of cracked ice.
  4. Top off with chilled Champagne.
  5. Garnish if using and serve

 

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