French 75

Mixologists around the world make this fizzy, lemony drink with gin, but New Orleans bartenders opt for cognac.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink

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Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces VSOP cognac
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Sparkling wine

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the cognac, simple syrup and lemon juice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass, top with sparkling wine and serve.

Notes

Buy the ingredients on Drizly and have them delivered in under an hour. Find out if they operate near you.

Contributed By Photo © Paul Costello Published May 2010

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