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Fun Summer Cocktail - French 75

November 02, 2016
Fun Summer Cocktail - French 75

Its no secret - two of my favourite drinks are champagne and gin. Imagine my delight when I discovered a cocktail that combines these two deliciously. So if you are looking for a fun cocktail to add some sparkle to your summer entertaining this is the perfect cocktail – simple to make, combines gin & champagne and is super tasty.

Of course you can use your favourite gin – any one will work – but if you are looking to try something a bit special seek out a bottle of Melbourne made Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin.

Shopping List for the French 75

This is a simple cocktail so you won’t need too many ingredients – gin, champagne, lemon juice, sugar syrup (or elderflower cordial if you happen to have it) and some maraschino cherries.

Step 1

Get your champagne glasses all polished up, and drop a maraschino cherry into the bottom.

Step 2

Add a slosh of lemon juice.

Step 3

Add a splash of sugar syrup or elderflower cordial.

Step 4

Pour in a measure of gin.

Step 5

Tilt the glass and fill with champagne.

Step 6


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Steps 1 to 3: add a marachino cherry, lemon juice, sugar syrup to your champagne flute.

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Steps 4 to 6: pour in a measure of gin, fill with champagne & enjoy with friends.

Feeling inspired to enjoy some great cocktails over Summer? Check out these other two recipes we loved, possibly the best tasting G & T you'll ever drink and what we think is one of the best versions of a Negroni.

Plus check out our range of Bar Carts & Trolleys - cocktail making just got super stylish.