French 75 Ingredients
- 6.00 cl Gin
- 3.00 cl Lemon juice
- 1.00 cl Sugar syrup
- top with Champagne
French 75 Toppings
- twist Lemon
French 75 Description
How to prepare the perfect French 75 cocktail recipe?
The French 75 recipe is named after the 75mm Howitzer gun from World War I.
Fill the cocktail shaker with ice and add the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup.
Shake vigorously and pour the the French 75 cocktail into a champagne flute.
Top with champagne and stir gently.
Garnish your French 75 cocktail with a lemon twist.
The French 75 cocktail is our cocktail of the day on November 11 because in 1918 the Armistice signed by the Allies and Germany came into effect and World War I hostilities end at 11am, “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month”.
The French 75 was a popular cocktail during World War I. It was named after was named after the Canon de 75 modèle 1897, or the French 75 mm field gun.