NYE Cocktail: French 75
Named after a French 75mm artillery gun, this classic cocktail works best with a London dry gin like Bombay Sapphire. Sparkling wine gives it a celebratory twist ideal for clinking glasses on New Year’s Eve.
- Ice cubes
- 4 oz. gin
- 2 oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
- 1 oz. simple syrup
- 1 bottle Cava or other dry (brut) sparkling wine, chilled
- Lemon twists (for garnish
Directions Yield: Serves 6
- Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin, lemon juice and simple syrup. Shake. Strain into 4 champagne flutes. Top each with sparkling wine. Garnish each with lemon twist.