Has Anyone had the chance to drink or make this fantastic cocktail. It is being featured as Cocktail of the Week over at Beefeater. It is part of the Beefeater Mixology Series with instructional videos.
The French 75 first made its appearance in print in the 1930 edition of Harry Craddock’s famous Savoy Cocktail Book. Legend has it the cocktail was first invented by WW1 Franco-American flying ace, Raoul Lufbery. Its name comes from the fact that it has such a kick, it felt like being shelled by the French 75mm field gun.
Ingredients are as follows:
2 PARTS Beefeater Gin
2 PART Freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 PART Sugar syrup
TO TOP Champagne
METHOD Shake the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup with ice, then strain into a Champagne flute. Top with the Champagne, and garnish with a Maraschino cherry.