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- SERVINGS: Makes 1
Many believe this drink was devised by American soldiers in France during World War I who were hankering for a Tom Collins. They had gin and lemons but no soda, so they used what was at hand: Champagne. The result was named for the French-made 75-millimeter guns.
1 ounce gin
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
4 ounces chilled brut Champagne
- In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin, lemon juice and Simple Syrup. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled flute and top with the Champagne.