- Drink Category:
- The French "75" Cocktail
Pour into tall glass containing cracked Ice and fill up with Champagne.
Note: Hits with remarkable precision. JJ: "This drink is really what won the War for the Allies: 2 jiggers Gin; 1 part lemon juice; a spoonful of powdered sugar;cracked ice. Fill up the rest of a tall glass with champagne! [If you use club soda instead of champagne, you have a Tom Collins.]" RV: "75" Cocktail. Fill the shaker half fullof broken ice and add: 2 dashes of Grenadine; 1 teaspoonful of Lemon Juice; 1/6 gill of Calvados; 2/6 gill of Dry Gin. Shake well and strain into a cocktail-glass. This cocktail was very well appreciated in Paris during the war. It has been called after the famous light French field gun, and was introduced by Henry of Henry's bar fame in Paris.
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