Classic French 75

Elevate upcoming celebrations by adding gin, lemon, and a bit of sugar to your favorite champagne to create a classic French 75. Also known as a 75 Cocktail, or a Soixante Quinze in French, this drink is a bit stronger than a Mimosa with more elegance than a Bloody Mary, and perfect for any time of day. You’ll want to add the recipe to your go-to cocktail reservoir.

Classic French 75 Cocktail Recipe


1 oz Wigle Whiskey Gin
1/2 oz lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1.2 oz simple syrup
3 oz champagne
Lemon twist to garnish


  1. Add gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup to a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled and strain into a champagne glass.
  2. Top with champagne and garnish with a lemon twist.

If you enjoyed learning how to craft a French 75, check out our other classic cocktail recipes.

Recipe by Anna Calabrese / Photography by Dave Bryce

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