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18. French 75

French 75 is a classic champagne cocktail that has been a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts for decades. The French 75 cocktail was initially invented in the early 1900s and received its name from the French 75mm field gun utilized during World War I. The French 75 cocktail is a versatile drink that strikes a perfect balance between sweetness and tartness, with a slight effervescence that makes it suitable for any occasion.


  1. Gin 30 ml
  2. Lemon juice 15 ml;
  3. Simple syrup 15 ml;
  4. Champagne or sparkling wine;
  5. Lemon twist, for garnish.

How to make a French 75:

Start by adding the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for about 10 seconds to chill the ingredients. Strain the mixture into a champagne flute or a coupe glass. Top it off with champagne or sparkling wine. Finally, add a lemon twist as a garnish.

This cocktail is perfect for any special occasion or celebration. It’s elegant and sophisticated, yet easy to make. The combination of gin, lemon juice, and champagne makes it a perfect drink for toasting and celebrating.

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