French 75 Cocktail Recipe

French 75 Recipe

French 75 is a classic cocktail with a history stretching as far back as 1915. The recipe is reminiscent of a Tom Collins, but in a French 75 is the soda water is replaced with champagne and served preferably in a champagne glass or a coupette as shown above.



  1. Pour gin, lemon juice and simple syrup into a shaker.
  2. Fill the shaker with ice.
  3. Shake until cold.
  4. Strain into a glass and top the drink with champagne.
  5. Garnish with lemon zest.