Many believe this drink was devised by American soldiers in World War I 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 used in the war.
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1 ounce gin
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
4 ounces chilled brut Champagne
How to Make It
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, lemon juice and Simple Syrup and shake well. Strain into a chilled flute and stir in the Champagne.
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