French 75 Cocktail Recipe

The French 75 cocktail Champagne and Gin based cocktail originating in France. The cocktail is also know as the 75 Cocktail or the Soixante Quinze (meaning Seventy Five in French).

Its origin dates back to the first world war and said to have got its name from a French 75mm field gun. This is because the combination of ingredients was said to have a kick like it felt being shelled by the powerful weapon.

The French 75 cocktail is similar to the Tom Collins cocktail with Champagne replacing the soda water.

French 75 Cocktail

French 75 Cocktail Ingredients


  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Champagne Flute
  • Strainer

Making the French 75 Cocktail

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Notes & Tips

The cocktail is served straight up without ice and can be garnished with a sprig of lemon skin.

The French 75 cocktail is a classic and elegant cocktail that is perfect for special occasions or a fancy night in. It's made with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and Champagne or sparkling wine, and is typically served in a flute or coupe glass.

This French 75 cocktail recipe creates a light and refreshing cocktail that's perfect for sipping while socialising.

The French 75 cocktail is a versatile drink that can be adapted to suit your taste preferences. Try using different types of gin or sparkling wine, or adjust the amount of sugar syrup and lemon juice to make it sweeter or more tart. Give this classic and sophisticated cocktail a try and impress your guests with its delicious and refreshing taste.

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Image Source(s)
  • Photo by French 75 Image by Ernest_Roy.
  • Cocktail Shaker by habione 404.
  • Strainer by Julie E.