Cocktails · Drinks

French 75

A classic champagne cocktail
Prep Time2 minutes
Total Time2 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: French
Keyword: champagne, gin, lemon juice, simple syrup
Servings: 1 cocktail


  • jigger
  • shaker
  • champagne flute (or coupe cocktail glass)


  • 2 fl oz champagne
  • 1-½ fl oz gin
  • ¾ fl oz lemon juice
  • ¾ fl oz simple syrup


  • Optionally wet and then freeze the flute or glass at least an hour ahead of time
  • Put ice in shaker
  • Aside from the champagne, pour all ingredients in shaker and shake well until chilled
    1-½ fl oz gin, ¾ fl oz lemon juice, ¾ fl oz simple syrup
  • Strain into cocktail glass
  • Top off with the champagne
    2 fl oz champagne
  • Stir gently


Adapted from Wikipedia and Bon Appetit.