The French 75
It is named after a French 75mm howitzer artillery piece used during WW1, which, like the drink, was known for it’s kick.
2 oz. Dry GIN
.5 oz fresh lemon juice
1 t. superfine sugar
Shake well with cracked ice in a chilled cocktail shaker
then strain into a Collins glass half-full of cracked ice
and top off with champagne.
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I am a gal who believes in starting at the beginning. The original and classic Champagne Cocktail a/k/a Chorus Girl’s Milk.
Place a sugar cube in a chilled Champagne Flute
Add 2 or 3 Dashes of Angostura Bitters on cube
Fill the glass with chilled Champagne(let’s start with the REAL stuff), pouring small amounts at a time to avoid frothing over.