St Tropez Sundown



The French 75 is named for the fast-firing 75 millimeter field gun that was utilized by the French during World War One. Consisting of gin, fresh lemon juice, sugar and Champagne, the drink is a lot friendlier than the name implies.

Ingredients


  • 1 ounce gin

  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed

  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup

  • 3 ounces Champagne (or other sparkling wine)

  • Garnish: lemon twist


Steps


  1. Add the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup to a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a Champagne flute.

  3. Top with the Champagne.

  4. Garnish with a lemon twist.