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How to Make a French 75

French 75 - Cocktail Recipe
Yield: 1

French 75

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Master the classic French 75 cocktail with our recipe. Combining gin, champagne, lemon juice, and sugar for a sparkling and refreshing drink. This recipe is by Abigail Gullo from her restaurant Loa in New Orleans!


  • 1 ounce Cognac or Gin
  • 1/2 ounce Lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 3 ounces Champagne


  1. Add the gin or cognac, sugar syrup, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker
  2. Add ice
  3. Shake, shake, shake
  4. Strain into a Champagne glass
  5. Top up with Champagne
  6. Stir gently
  7. Garnish with a lemon peel


If using gin and making it the Loa way, Abigail suggests garnishing it with a fresh herbs from your garden, like Basil, Rosemary, Sage, Mint, Lavender, or Thyme.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 261Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 9mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 8gProtein: 0g

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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