French 75 Recipe

french 75 cocktailWhether you’re entertaining for the holidays or having a summer picnic, the French 75 recipe is perfect for making year-round.

1 oz. gin (or Cognac as per the original version of the recipe)
1 oz. simple syrup (1:1)
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
3 oz. Champagne or other sparkling wine
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: flute
Garnish: lemon twist

Combine the first 3 ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and strain into a chilled glass. Top with Champagne and garnish.