French 75: 1/4 cup brute Champagne or dry sparkling wine 3 tablespoons gin Juice from 1/2 a lemon 1 thin slice of lemon 1 cherry (optional) and not a maraschino! 1 teaspoon super fine sugar or simple syrup About 3/4 cup ice Wine, French 75, Cups, Summer Drinks, Brute Champagne, Cherries, Favorite Recipes, Simple Syrup, Cocktails Recipes
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French 75 Crushed ice 1 1/2 ounces dry gin 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon superfine sugar 6 ounces chilled champagne Preparation: Half-fill a 14-ounce collins glass with crushed ice. Pour in the gin and lemon juice and stir in the sugar. Pour in the champagne. Variations: French 95: Use bourbon instead of gin French 125 Use brandy instead of gin.
Basil French 75 Ingredients: 5 basil leaves 1 teaspoon superfine sugar 2 ounces gin 1/2 ounce lemon juice Ice 4 ounces Champagne Directions: Muddle basil leaves with sugar in a shaker. Add gin, lemon juice, and ice. Shake, and strain. Add ice and Champagne.