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French 75
© Paul Costello

French 75

  • TOTAL TIME: 5 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink
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Mixologists around the world make this fizzy, lemony drink with gin, but New Orleans bartenders opt for cognac.

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces VSOP cognac
  3. 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  4. 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  5. Sparkling wine
  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.